64points
60points

Canon EOS 6D

70points
65points

Sony Alpha 7

Canon EOS 6D
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Canon EOS 6D vs Sony Alpha 7

Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha 7
64
points
Canon EOS 6D
70
points
Sony Alpha 7

Why is Canon EOS 6D better than Sony Alpha 7?

  • 0.98% larger sensor
    ?

    36 x 24mmvs35.8 x 23.9mm
  • 4x higher maximum light sensitivity
    ?

    102400 ISOvs25600 ISO
  • 750shots longer battery life
    ?

    1090shotsvs340shots
  • 4.09% lower noise at high ISO
    ?

    2340 ISOvs2248 ISO
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Has an optical viewfinder
    ?
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • Has a built-in HDR mode
    ?

Why is Sony Alpha 7 better than Canon EOS 6D?

  • 20.3% more megapixels (main camera)
    24.3MPvs20.2MP
  • 106 more focus points
    ?

    117vs11
  • Has a flip-out screen
    ?
  • 11.11% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    ?

    5fpsvs4.5fps
  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    1080 x 60fpsvs1080 x 30fps
  • 8 better image quality
    ?

    90vs82
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
    ?
  • 50% faster maximum shutter speed
    ?

    1/8000svs0.00025s

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Design

1.resolution
?

Best

Fujifilm GFX100

1774 x 1330px

1250 x 833px

1358 x 906px

2.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha 7
3. more viewfinder coverage
?

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

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100%

97%

100%

4.pixel density
?

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S

1437.5ppi

501ppi

544ppi

5.Has a flip-out screen
?

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha 7
6.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha 7

Optics

1.focus points
?

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

11

117

2.has AF tracking
?

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.

Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha 7
3.sensor size
?

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

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

36 x 24mm

35.8 x 23.9mm

4.maximum light sensitivity
?

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

102400 ISO

25600 ISO

5.has built-in optical image stabilization
?

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha 7
6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
?

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

Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha 7

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
?

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

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

3456 x 50fps

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 60fps

2.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
?

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.

For example

Canon EOS M6 Mark II + Canon EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM

Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha 7
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
?

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha 7
4.has a 24p cinema mode
?

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

Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha 7
5.supports AVCHD format
?

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.

Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha 7

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
?

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha 7
2.has a microphone input
?

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

Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha 7
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha 7

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)
?

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

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

1090shots

340shots

2.has a removable battery
?

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

Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha 7
3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha 7
4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha 7

Features

1.image quality
?

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*

100

82

90

2.noise
?

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Sony Alpha a7 III + Sony FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS

3730 ISO

2340 ISO

2248 ISO

3.color depth
?

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.

Best

HP Photosmart R927

42bits

23.8bits

24.8bits

4.dynamic range
?

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Nikon D850 + Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED VR

14.8Evs

12.1Evs

14.2Evs

5.has an external memory slot
?

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.

Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha 7
6.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha 7

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