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Sony A6000
Canon EOS M3
Top 27%1,799 points
Top 27%
Top 39%1,499 points
Top 39%
Sony A6000
Canon EOS M3
Top specs and features

Sony A6000 vs Canon EOS M3: 58 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

1.25% more megapixels (main camera).
24.3MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.5 x 15.6mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
22.3 x 14.9mm

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.
179
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693
49

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
11fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
4.2fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony A6000
Canon EOS M3
28% have it

6. 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.
25600 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
12800 ISO

7. 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
250shots

8. 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 30fps

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony A6000
Canon EOS M3
38% have it

10. 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

11. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Sony A6000
Canon EOS M3
31% have it

12. pixel density

2.04% higher pixel density.
490ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi
500ppi

13. 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 A6000
Canon EOS M3
72% have it

14. resolution

12.89% higher resolution.
1280 x 720px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px
1249 x 833px

15. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Sony A6000
Canon EOS M3
25% have it

16. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Sony A6000
Canon EOS M3
27% have it

17. 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 A6000
Canon EOS M3
26% have it

18. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
921k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots
1040k dots

19. width

9mm narrower.
120mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
111mm

20. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Sony A6000
Canon EOS M3
25% have it

21. Has a built-in focus motor

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.
Sony A6000
Canon EOS M3
18% have it

22. volume

8.29% less body volume.
361.8cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³
332.11cm³

23. 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 A6000
Canon EOS M3
55% have it

24. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Sony A6000
Canon EOS M3
45% have it

25. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Sony A6000
Canon EOS M3
47% have it

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