Canon EOS M5 vs Sony A6300 Specs Comparison

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Here is the quick specs comparison of the new Canon EOS M5 vs Sony A6300. You can take a look at the key differences between the two APS-C format mirrorless cameras.

Canon EOS M5 ($979 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama): The Canon EOS M5 mirrorless camera features a 24.2 Megapixel APS-C sized CMOS sensor, DIGIC 7 Image Processor and the fastest AF speed in the EOS M-seriesi, enabling photographers to capture clear, sharp, high-resolution images and Full HD videos.

Canon EOS M5 Key Specs:

  • 24.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 7 Image Processor
  • 2.36m-Dot EVF, Touch and Drag AF Control
  • 3.2″ 1.62m-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps
  • Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC, Bluetooth Smart
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • Up to 9 fps Shooting and ISO 25600
  • Digital IS 5-Axis Image Stabilization
  • 427g. 116 x 89 x 61 mm

Sony A6300 ($998 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama): Featuring a newly developed 24 Megapixel APS-C sensor and a completely revamped ‘4D’ AF system with 425 phase-detection AF points, the a6300 sits at the top of Sony’s APS-C mirrorless lineup. It also has 11fps continuous shooting (8fps continuous live view), Silent shooting, Max ISO of 51200 and 4K video capture up to 100 Mbps. See the best lenses for Sony a6300.

Sony A6300 Key Specs:

  • 24.2MP APS-C Exmor CMOS Sensor
  • BIONZ X Image Processor
  • XGA Tru-Finder 2.36m-Dot OLED EVF
  • 3.0″ 921.6k-Dot Tilting LCD Monitor
  • Internal UHD 4K30 & 1080p120 Recording
  • S-Log3 Gamma and Display Assist Function
  • Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC
  • 4D FOCUS with 425 Phase-Detect Points
  • Up to 11 fps Shooting and ISO 51200
  • Weather-Sealed Magnesium Alloy Body
  • 404g. 120 x 67 x 49 mm

Canon EOS M5 vs Sony A6300 Specs Comparison

Features Canon EOS M5 Sony A6300
Sensor resolution 24.2MP APS-C CMOS 24.2 MP APS-C CMOS
Sensor Type / Size APS-C CMOS / 22.3 x 14.9 mm APS-C CMOS (23.6×15.6mm)
Max Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Image Processor DIGIC 7 Image Processor BIONZ X
LCD 3.2″ Rear Touchscreen Tilting LCD 3.0″ / 921.6K-dots / Tilting (up 90 degrees, down 45 degrees) No touchscreen
ISO 100-25600 100 – 25600
(51200 with boost)
AF System Fast and smooth Dual Pixel CMOS AF with 49 AF points Fast Hybrid AF425 points phase-detection AF
169 points contrast-detection AF0.05 sec. AF
7.5x density than the a6000Precise movie AFHigh-density Tracking AF technology
Viewfinder Electronic, 2,360,000 dots

100% coverage

0.39″ (1.0cm) Electronic
2359.3K-dots OLED / (2359,296 dots)
1.07x magnification (0.70x equiv.)
100% coverage 120fps mode available
Shutter Speed 30 – 1/4000 sec 30 – 1/4000 sec
Flash X Sync Speed 1/200 sec 1/160 sec
Burst Speed 9 fps 11 fps with full continuous AF
8 fps in Live View
Built-in Flash Yes (5m) Yes (6m)
Exposure Compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing Yes Yes
Video Recording
(max. res)
1920 x 1080: 60 fps, 50 fps 2160 30/24p (4K / UHD)
1080 60/30/24/120p
1080 i60 Stereo XAVC S format for 4K and Full HD
Mic Input Yes Yes
Headphone Jack
(audio jack)
No No
Wireless Connectivity Yes Wi-Fi + NFC
USB Charge Yes Yes
Battery Life 295 shots 400 shots
Dimensions 116.8 x 88.9 x 61.0 mm (4.6 x 3.5 x 2.4”) 120 x 67 x 49 mm (4.72 x 2.64 x 1.93″)
Weight 428 g (15.1 oz) 404 g (0.89 lb / 14.25 oz)
Price $979 $998

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