• APS-C 337.5mm2
  • 32.5 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 32,000

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Differences

Canon EOS M6 Mark II advantages over Sony A6100

  • More pixels
    32.5 vs 24.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    14.0 fps vs 11.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    14.0 fps vs 11.0 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Sony A6100 advantages over Canon EOS M6 Mark II

  • Lens selection
    Good vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Less expensive
    $848 vs $1099
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 3.92 vs 3.23 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Longer video battery life
    125 vs 80 minutes
    Capture more video
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 420 vs 305 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    76 vs 48 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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The Competition

Compared to Canon EOS M50

Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Canon EOS M50
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $629
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Sony A6100
Canon EOS M50
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $629
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Fujifilm X-T100

Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Fujifilm X-T100
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Fast startup
  • $443
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
Sony A6100
Fujifilm X-T100
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • NFC
  • $443
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Sony A6400

Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Sony A6400
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • More pixels
  • $892
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Sony A6100
Sony A6400
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • $892
  • APS-C
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Fujifilm X-T30

Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Fujifilm X-T30
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Longer video battery life
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Sony A6100
Fujifilm X-T30
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
  • Longer exposure

Compared to Fujifilm X-A7

Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Fujifilm X-A7
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Longer video battery life
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
Sony A6100
Fujifilm X-A7
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
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