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Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha a7 III
Top 28%1,739 points
Top 28%
Top 3%2,336 points
Top 3%
Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha a7 III
Top specs and features

Canon EOS 6D vs Sony Alpha a7 III: 87 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

18.81% more megapixels (main camera).
20.2MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
36 x 24mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
35.8 x 23.8mm

3. 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.
11
Canon EOS R: 5655
693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
4.5fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
10fps

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
2340ISO
Sony Alpha a7 III: 3730ISO
3730ISO

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha a7 III
28% have it

7. 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.
102400 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
25600 ISO

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
1090shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
610shots

9. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
82
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
96

10. 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.
1080 x 30fps
Fujifilm X-T3: 2160 x 60fps
2160 x 30fps

11. weight

120g lighter.
770g
HTC Re: 65.5g
650g

12. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha a7 III
39% have it

13. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/4000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/8000s

14. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
23.8bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
25bits

15. 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.
Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha a7 III
12% have it

16. 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 a7 III
50% have it

17. 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 a7 III
32% have it

18. 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.
12.1Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
14.7Evs

19. 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 a7 III
46% have it

20. 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 a7 III
73% have it

21. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1040k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots
921.6k dots

22. battery power

26.67% more battery power.
1800mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
2280mAh

23. Has timelapse function

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha a7 III
16% have it

24. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha a7 III
27% have it

25. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha a7 III
26% have it

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