• 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 102,400
  • 35mm 847.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200

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Differences

Canon R6 advantages over Sony A7C

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • More telephoto lens reach
    105 mm vs 60 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/250 vs 1/160 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Higher-res screen
    540k vs 307k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens

Sony A7C advantages over Canon R6

  • Less expensive
    $2098 vs $2799
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Thinner
    59 mm vs 88 mm
    Thinner
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 20.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • 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
  • 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
  • Headphone jack
    Both provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera

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The Competition

Compared to Canon EOS RP

Canon R6
Canon EOS RP
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • More pixels
Sony A7C
Canon EOS RP
  • $1799
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Sigma fp

Canon R6
Sigma fp
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $1799
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
Sony A7C
Sigma fp
  • $1799
  • 35mm
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $1799
  • 35mm
  • Thinner
  • More dots on screen

Compared to Sony A9 II

Canon R6
Sony A9 II
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $4498
  • 35mm
  • NFC
  • More pixels
Sony A7C
Sony A9 II
  • $1799
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight
  • $4498
  • 35mm
  • Higher max flash sync
  • Dual card slots

Compared to Nikon Z5

Canon R6
Nikon Z5
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • More dots on screen
  • $1397
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • More pixels
Sony A7C
Nikon Z5
  • $1799
  • 35mm
  • NFC
  • Longer video battery life
  • $1397
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Dual card slots

Compared to Sony A7S III

Canon R6
Sony A7S III
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $3498
  • 35mm
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Bigger pixels
Sony A7C
Sony A7S III
  • $1799
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $3498
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Slower slow-motion
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