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Sony A5000
Sony A5100
Top 40%1,460 points
Top 40%
Top 46%1,330 points
Top 46%
Sony A5000
Sony A5100
Top specs and features

Sony A5000 vs Sony A5100: 48 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

20% more megapixels (main camera).
20MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24MP

2. 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.
25
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693
179

3. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
3.5fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
6fps

4. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony A5000
Sony A5100
28% have it

5. 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.
16000 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
25600 ISO

6. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
420shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
400shots

7. 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 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

8. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony A5000
Sony A5100
38% have it

9. 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
1/4000s

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony A5000
Sony A5100
50% have it

11. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Sony A5000
Sony A5100
31% have it

12. 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.
Sony A5000
Sony A5100
72% have it

13. 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.
Sony A5000
Sony A5100
15% have it

14. 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.
Sony A5000
Sony A5100
26% have it

15. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
460k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots
921k dots

16. width

0mm narrower.
110mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
110mm

17. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Sony A5000
Sony A5100
25% have it

18. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Sony A5000
Sony A5100
55% have it

19. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Sony A5000
Sony A5100
45% have it

20. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Sony A5000
Sony A5100
47% have it

21. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Sony A5000
Sony A5100
46% have it

22. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Sony A5000
Sony A5100
35% have it

23. height

0mm shorter.
63mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
63mm

24. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Sony A5000
Sony A5100
57% have it

25. thickness

0mm thinner.
36mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
36mm

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