Canon EOS 70D Vs Sony Alpha a6000 Comparison
ProductsEOS 70D
Canon EOS 70D
Alpha a6000
Sony Alpha a6000
Prices

Whirlwire Rating1611914736
Video Features
FormatMP4
  • MOV
  • MP4
  • AVCHD
MicrophoneStereo Stereo
SpeakerMono Mono
Resolutions
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 50fps
  • 480p @ 60fps
  • 480p @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080i @ 60fps
  • 1080i @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 25fps
External mic input N/A
Storage
Storage Slot
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • Memory Stick Duo
  • Pro-HG Duo
Storage Slot Amount1 2
Sensor
Max Resolution5472 x 3648 6000 x 4000
Other Resolutions
  • 3468x2432
  • 2736x1824
  • 1920x1280
  • 720x480
  • 4864x3648
  • 3248x2432
  • 2432x1824
  • 1696x1280
  • 640x480
  • 5472x3072
  • 3468x2048
  • 2736x1536
  • 1920x1080
  • 720x408
  • 3648x3648
  • 2432x2432
  • 1824x1824
  • 1280x1280
  • 480x480
  • 6000 x 3376
  • 4240 x 2832
  • 4240 x 2400
  • 3008 x 2000
  • 3008 x 1688
Image Ratio
  • 1:1
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
Megapixels20.2 24.3
SizeAPS-C (22.5 x 15 mm) APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
TypeCMOS CMOS
ProcessorDigic 5+ Bionz X
Screen / Viewfinder
Articulated LCD
Screen Size3.0 3.0
Screen Pixels1,040,000 921,600
Touch Screen N/A
Screen TypeClear View II TFT color LCD TFT LCD
Live View
Viewfinder TypeOptical (pentaprism) Electronic
Viewfinder Coverage98% 100%
Viewfinder magnification0.95x 0.7
Viewfinder resolutionN/A 1,440,000
Physical
Weather Sealed N/A
BatteryBattery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ModelLithium-Ion LP-E6 NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery
Battery Life (shots)920 420
Weight (grams)755 344
Dimensions139 x 104 x 79 mm 120 x 67 x 45 mm
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Manual Focus
Number of Focus Points19 179
Lens MountCanon EF mount Sony E mount
Crop1.6x 1.5
Digital ZoomN/A 2
Image
ISO Range100-12800 100-25600
ISO Minimum100 100
ISO Maximum25,600 51,200
White Balance Presets6 10
Custom White Balance
Uncompressed FormatRAW RAW
JPEG Quality Levels
  • Fine
  • Normal
  • Extra fine
  • Fine
  • Normal
File FormatN/A JPEG
Features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec 1/4000 sec
Aperture Priority
Shutter Priority
Built-in Flash
Flash Range (M)12.0 6.0
External Flash
Flash Modes
  • Auto
  • On
  • Off
  • Red-Eye
  • Flash Off
  • Auto
  • fill-flaw
  • Slow Sync
  • redeye reduction
  • hi-speed sync
  • wireless control
Flash X Sync Speed1/250 sec N/A
FPS7 11
Self-timer
Metering Modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted Spot
  • Spot
  • Partial
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure Compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV - 1/2 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV-1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing±3 (2-3-5-7 frames at 1/3 EV - 1/2 EV steps)
  • ±5 (3
  • 5 frames at 1/3 EV-1/2 EV-2/3 EV-1 EV-2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing
Orientation Sensor
Timelapse Recording N/A
GPSOptional N/A
Manual Exposure ModeN/A
Exposure ModesN/A
Scene ModesN/A
Connectivity
USB
HDMI
Wireless
Remote Control
Body Type
Body TypeMid-size SLR Rangefinder-style mirrorless
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