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Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Top 8%2,286 points
Top 8%
Top 47%1,315 points
Top 47%
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Top specs and features

Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM vs Canon EOS 7D Mark II: 62 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

24.69% more megapixels (main camera).
16.2MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
20.2MP

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
22.4 x 15mm

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.
15
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693
65

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
10fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
10fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
27% 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.
12800 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
16000 ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
330shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
670shots

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 60fps

9. weight

418g lighter.
492g
HTC Re: 65.5g
910g

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
38% have it

11. 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
1/8000s

12. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
50% have it

13. 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.
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
11% have it

14. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
31% have it

15. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
9% have it

16. 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 SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
72% have it

17. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
25% have it

18. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
26% have it

19. 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 SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
26% have it

20. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
20% have it

21. width

57mm narrower.
92mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
149mm

22. 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

23. 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 SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
17% have it

24. height

12.4mm shorter.
124.4mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
112mm

25. 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 SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
54% have it

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