62points

Canon EOS M3

74points

Sony A6000

Canon EOS M3
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57 facts in comparison

Canon EOS M3 vs Sony A6000

Canon EOS M3
Sony A6000
Canon EOS M3
Sony A6000
62
points
74
points

Why is Canon EOS M3 better than Sony A6000?

  • Has a built-in HDR mode
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has touch autofocus
  • 8.24% less body volume
    332.11cm³vs361.8cm³
  • 20% faster flash X-sync
    1/200svs0.00625s
  • 9mm narrower
    111mmvs120mm
  • 1mm thinner
    44mmvs45mm

Why is Sony A6000 better than Canon EOS M3?

  • 1.25% more megapixels (main camera)
    24.3MPvs24MP
  • 10.33% larger sensor
    23.5 x 15.6mmvs22.3 x 14.9mm
  • 130 more focus points
    179vs49
  • 2x higher maximum light sensitivity
    25600 ISOvs12800 ISO
  • 2.62x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    11fpsvs4.2fps
  • 170shots longer battery life
    420shotsvs250shots
  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
    1080 x 60fpsvs1080 x 30fps
  • Has a built-in focus motor

Top specs and features

Design

1.pixel density

500ppi

490ppi

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

2160ppi

2.resolution

1249 x 833px

1280 x 720px

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

5184 x 3888px

3.Has a flip-out screen
Canon EOS M3
Sony A6000

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

4.Has a built-in focus motor
Canon EOS M3
Sony A6000

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.

5. more viewfinder coverage

100%

100%

With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TZ95

100%

6.Has a hot shoe
Canon EOS M3
Sony A6000

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

Optics

1.has AF tracking
Canon EOS M3
Sony A6000

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

2.focus points

49

179

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

3.sensor size

22.3 x 14.9mm

23.5 x 15.6mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

4.maximum light sensitivity

12800 ISO

25600 ISO

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

5.megapixels

24MP

24.3MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Canon EOS M3
Sony A6000

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 60fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

2160 x 60fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Canon EOS M3
Sony A6000

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

3.has a 24p cinema mode
Canon EOS M3
Sony A6000

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

4.supports AVCHD format
Canon EOS M3
Sony A6000

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

Audio

1.has a microphone in
Canon EOS M3
Sony A6000

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

For example

Canon EOS RP

2.number of microphones

0

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Nikon Coolpix B600

2

Battery

1. longer battery life

250shots

420shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.has a removable battery
Canon EOS M3
Sony A6000

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

3.has a battery level indicator
Canon EOS M3
Sony A6000

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Canon EOS M3
Sony A6000

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Has WiFi
Canon EOS M3
Sony A6000

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an external memory slot
Canon EOS M3
Sony A6000

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

3.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Canon EOS M3
Sony A6000

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

4.can be controlled remotely
Canon EOS M3
Sony A6000

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

5.has an accelerometer
Canon EOS M3
Sony A6000

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

6.has a HDMI output
Canon EOS M3
Sony A6000

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

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