58points

Sony A5000

60points

Sony A5100

Sony A5000
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Sony A5000 vs Sony A5100

Sony A5000
Sony A5100
Sony A5000
Sony A5100

Why is Sony A5000 better than Sony A5100?

  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
  • Can create panoramas in-camera

Why is Sony A5100 better than Sony A5000?

  • 20% more megapixels (main camera)
    24MPvs20MP
  • 154 more focus points
    179vs25
  • 1.71x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    6fpsvs3.5fps
  • 1.6x higher maximum light sensitivity
    25600 ISOvs16000 ISO
  • Has phase detection autofocus for photos
  • 461k dots higher resolution (screen)
    921k dotsvs460k dots
  • Has a 24p cinema mode
  • Has a touch screen

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Design

1.has a flip-out screen
Sony A5000
Sony A5100

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.

2. higher resolution (screen)

460k dots

921k dots

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

Best

Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS

1040000k dots

3.Is a system camera
Sony A5000
Sony A5100

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Sony A5000
Sony A5100

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

5.screen size

3"

3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Light L16

5"

6.has a touch screen
Sony A5000
Sony A5100

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

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Optics

1.focus points

25

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.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

2.has AF tracking
Sony A5000
Sony A5100

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.

3.megapixels

20MP

24MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

4.maximum light sensitivity

16000 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

5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Sony A5000
Sony A5100

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

6.continuous shooting at high resolution

3.5fps

6fps

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

Best

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

60fps

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Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

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 timelapse function
Sony A5000
Sony A5100

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.

3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Sony A5000
Sony A5100

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

4.supports AVCHD format
Sony A5000
Sony A5100

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.

5.has a 24p cinema mode
Sony A5000
Sony A5100

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
Sony A5000
Sony A5100

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

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Battery

1. longer battery life

420shots

400shots

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
Sony A5000
Sony A5100

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

3.has a rechargeable battery
Sony A5000
Sony A5100

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.has a battery level indicator
Sony A5000
Sony A5100

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.Has WiFi
Sony A5000
Sony A5100

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an external memory slot
Sony A5000
Sony A5100

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
Sony A5000
Sony A5100

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
Sony A5000
Sony A5100

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

5.has a HDMI output
Sony A5000
Sony A5100

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

6.has an accelerometer
Sony A5000
Sony A5100

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.

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