67points

Canon EOS 77D

65points

Sony a6100

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Canon EOS 77D
Sony a6100
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87 facts in comparison

Canon EOS 77D vs Sony a6100

Canon EOS 77D
Sony a6100
67
points
Canon EOS 77D
65
points
Sony a6100

Why is Canon EOS 77D better than Sony a6100?

  • 0.83% more megapixels (main camera)
    24.2MPvs24MP
  • 180shots longer battery life
    ?

    600shotsvs420shots
  • 25% better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    1080 x 60fpsvs24 x 2160fps
  • 1.61x better color depth
    ?

    22.5bitsvs14bits
  • Has a two-stage shutter
    ?
  • 118.4k dots higher resolution (screen)
    ?

    1040k dotsvs921.6k dots
  • 36% faster flash X-sync
    ?

    1/250svs0.00625s

Why is Sony a6100 better than Canon EOS 77D?

  • 10.33% larger sensor
    ?

    23.5 x 15.6mmvs22.3 x 14.9mm
  • 380 more focus points
    ?

    425vs45
  • 1.83x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    ?

    11fpsvs6fps
  • 144g lighter
    396gvs540g
  • 5% more viewfinder coverage
    ?

    100%vs95%
  • Has timelapse function
    ?
  • Has an electronic viewfinder (EVF)
    ?
  • 52.1% less body volume
    476.86cm³vs995.6cm³

Price comparison

Design

1.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

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

For example

Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR

Canon EOS 77D
Sony a6100
2. 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

Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR

100%

95%

100%

3.Has a built-in focus motor
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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.

For example

Sony a7R IV

Canon EOS 77D
Sony a6100
4.Has a flip-out screen
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Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Canon EOS 77D
Sony a6100
5.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.

For example

Sony a6600 + Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS

Canon EOS 77D
Sony a6100
6.Has a hot shoe
?

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

Canon EOS 77D
Sony a6100

Optics

1.focus points
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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

45

425

2.has AF tracking
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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 77D
Sony a6100
3.sensor size
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The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

22.3 x 14.9mm

23.5 x 15.6mm

4.maximum light sensitivity
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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

51200 ISO

51200 ISO

5.has built-in optical image stabilization
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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.

For example

Sony a6600 + Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS

Canon EOS 77D
Sony a6100
6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
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A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Canon EOS 77D
Sony a6100

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 60fps

24 x 2160fps

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 77D
Sony a6100
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Canon EOS 77D
Sony a6100
4.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 77D
Sony a6100
5.has a 24p cinema mode
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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 77D
Sony a6100
6.supports AVCHD format
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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 77D
Sony a6100

Audio

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

Canon EOS 77D
Sony a6100
2.has a microphone input
?

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

Canon EOS 77D
Sony a6100
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

For example

Sony a6600 + Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS

Canon EOS 77D
Sony a6100
4.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

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

Canon EOS 77D
Sony a6100
5.Has a zoom microphone
?

Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

Canon EOS 77D
Sony a6100

Battery

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

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

600shots

420shots

2.has a removable battery
?

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

Canon EOS 77D
Sony a6100
3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Canon EOS 77D
Sony a6100
4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Canon EOS 77D
Sony a6100
5.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

Canon EOS 77D
Sony a6100

Features

1.color depth
?

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

Best

HP Photosmart R927

42bits

22.5bits

14bits

2.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 77D
Sony a6100
3.Has Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Canon EOS 77D
Sony a6100
4.Has a remote control
?

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

Canon EOS 77D
Sony a6100
5.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
?

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.

Canon EOS 77D
Sony a6100
6.has an accelerometer
?

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.

Canon EOS 77D
Sony a6100

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