73points

Canon EOS M50

71points

Sony A6000

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Canon EOS M50 vs Sony A6000

Canon EOS M50
Sony A6000
Canon EOS M50
Sony A6000

Why is Canon EOS M50 better than Sony A6000?

  • Has phase detection autofocus for videos
  • Has a stereo microphone
  • Weather sealed
  • Has a microphone in
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has touch autofocus
  • 4mm narrower
    116mmvs120mm
  • Supports a remote smartphone

Why is Sony A6000 better than Canon EOS M50?

  • 1.25% more megapixels (main camera)
    24.3MPvs24MP
  • 10.33% larger sensor
    23.5 x 15.6mmvs22.3 x 14.9mm
  • 36 more focus points
    179vs143
  • 10% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    11fpsvs10fps
  • 185shots longer battery life
    420shotsvs235shots
  • 25% better video recording quality (main camera)
    1080 x 60fpsvs2160 x 24fps
  • Has a built-in focus motor
  • Can be controlled remotely

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Design

1.has a flip-out screen
Canon EOS M50
Sony A6000

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.

2.Weather sealed
Canon EOS M50
Sony A6000

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.Is dustproof and water resistant
Canon EOS M50
Sony A6000

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

4. 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

Leica Q-P

100%

5.has an optical viewfinder
Canon EOS M50
Sony A6000

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.

For example

Leica D-Lux 7

6.Has a built-in focus motor
Canon EOS M50
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.

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Optics

1.focus points

143

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.

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5655

2.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

3.has AF tracking
Canon EOS M50
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.

4.megapixels

24MP

24.3MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

5.maximum light sensitivity

51200 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

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Canon EOS M50
Sony A6000

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

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Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 24fps

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

Fujifilm X-T3

2160 x 60fps

2.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
Canon EOS M50
Sony A6000

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.

3.Has timelapse function
Canon EOS M50
Sony A6000

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.

For example

Leica Q-P

4.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Canon EOS M50
Sony A6000

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

5.supports AVCHD format
Canon EOS M50
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.

6.has a 24p cinema mode
Canon EOS M50
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.

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Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Canon EOS M50
Sony A6000

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

2.has a microphone in
Canon EOS M50
Sony A6000

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

3.number of microphones

2

1

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

Best

Canon EOS 200D

2

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Canon EOS M50
Sony A6000

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

For example

Canon EOS 200D

5.has stereo speakers
Canon EOS M50
Sony A6000

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

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

6.has a zoom microphone
Canon EOS M50
Sony A6000

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

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

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Battery

1. longer battery life

235shots

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 M50
Sony A6000

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

3.has a rechargeable battery
Canon EOS M50
Sony A6000

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.has a battery level indicator
Canon EOS M50
Sony A6000

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.wireless charging
Canon EOS M50
Sony A6000

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

For example

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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Features

1.Has WiFi
Canon EOS M50
Sony A6000

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an external memory slot
Canon EOS M50
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 M50
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 M50
Sony A6000

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

5.Has dual card slots
Canon EOS M50
Sony A6000

It has two memory card slots, allowing you to store more photos without switching cards. This is particularly useful on long shoots when you need more space.

For example

Sony Alpha a7R III

6.has GPS
Canon EOS M50
Sony A6000

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

For example

Leica M10-D

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