• APS-C 357.3mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 16,000
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Alpha ILCE-A5000
  • Canon EOS Rebel T7 (EOS 2000D)
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Predecessor: Sony NEX-3N
NEX-3N vs A5000
Canon T6
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Successor:    
General
Model Number: A5000 T7
Alternate Model Number(s): ILCE-5000 2000D, Kiss X90
Camera Format: Compact System Camera SLR
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $599.99 $549.99
Street Price: $298.00 $449.33
Date Available: 2014-03-15 2018-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 13.7 oz (388 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
23.8 oz (675 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 4.3 x 2.5 x 1.4 in.
(110 x 63 x 36 mm)
5.1 x 4.0 x 3.1 in.
(129 x 101 x 78 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Canon
Effective Megapixels: 20.1 24.1
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 357.28mm2 (23.20mm x 15.40mm) 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.25 microns 3.72 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 79  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.8  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 13.0  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,089  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5456 x 3632 (19.8 MP, 3:2),
5456 x 3064 (16.7 MP, 16:9),
3872 x 2576 (10.0 MP, 3:2),
3872 x 2176 (8.4 MP, 16:9),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1536 (4.2 MP, 16:9),
12416 x 1856 (23.0 MP, Other),
8192 x 1856 (15.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 5536 (12.0 MP, Other),
2160 x 3872 (8.4 MP, Other)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
3984 x 2656 (10.6 MP, 3:2),
2976 x 1984 (5.9 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
5328 x 4000 (21.3 MP, 4:3),
3552 x 2664 (9.5 MP, 4:3),
2656 x 1992 (5.3 MP, 4:3),
1696 x 1280 (2.2 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
6000 x 3368 (20.2 MP, 16:9),
3984 x 2240 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
2976 x 1680 (5.0 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
720 x 408 (0.3 MP, Other),
4000 x 4000 (16.0 MP, 1:1),
2656 x 2656 (7.1 MP, 1:1),
1984 x 1984 (3.9 MP, 1:1),
1280 x 1280 (1.6 MP, 1:1),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW (12-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG JPEG, .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.3 3.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60i or 24p (24/​17Mbps))
1440x1080 (30p/​12Mbps)
640x480 (30p/​3Mbps)
1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MOV (image data: MPEG4 ACV/H.264; audio: Linear PCM (monaural))
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Sony E Canon EF/EF-S
Lens: Sony SELP1650 PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS; 9 elements in 8 groups, 4 aspheric surfaces Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 75mm 29 - 88mm
Focal Length (actual): 16 - 50mm 18 - 55mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.13x 3.06x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/22 (W) / f/5.6 - f/36 (T); 7-blade circular aperture f/3.5 - 22 (wide) / f/5.6 - 38 (tele)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 40.5mm 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes No
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x; up to 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast-detect AF: Multi Point (25 points)/ Center-weighted/ Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/ Zone Phase Detect with TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS Sensor: 9 points with 1 cross-type in center, 8 single-axis, all f/5.6 compatible; Live View: Phase Detect, Contrast Detect, Face Detect modes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   SLR type; fixed eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.80x mag., 21mm eyepoint, -2.5 to +0.5 diopter
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.50x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   0.80x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,800 dots (153,600 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: Yes No
Max Playback Zoom: 15.1x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 16000 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto (100-16000), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000 Auto, 100 - 6400 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, expandable to 12800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Color Temp./ Filter (2500-9900K with 15-step Magenta/Green compensation) Auto (with new White Priority setting), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1200-zone Evaluative Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot 63-zone Evaluative (linked to any AF point), Center-weighted, Partial (10%)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur; Sweep Panorama; Picture Effects: Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R, G, B, Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration; HDR; DRO Flash Off, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Food, Night Portrait
Self Timer: 2 or 10; 3 shots after 10 seconds 10, 2, Continuous (2-10) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Flash off, Auto flash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync. Red-eye reduction: On/Off E-TTL II Auto, Manual flash; Red-Eye Reduction; Second Curtain Synchro
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 4.0 m / 13.1 ft. 9.2 m / 30.2 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent; GN = 6m (ISO 200) / 4m (ISO100) GN=9.2m/ISO 100; Range is lens aperture dependent
Max Flash Sync: 1/160 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I No UHS support
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (12-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MOV (image data: MPEG4 ACV/H.264; audio: Linear PCM (monaural))
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi or optional wired RM-VPR1 Optional Wired (RS-60E3) or via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Multi Terminal/Micro USB (with remote support) Mini (Type-C) HDMI-CEC, Wired Remote Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.78  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.81  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 1.04  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 3.3 3.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 15 150
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 2.5 3.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 9 11
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 2.5 3.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 6 6
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.30 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.129 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.40 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.022 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes): Full AF lag, wide-area mode = 0.291s  
Startup Time: 2.0 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 1.0 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 2.4 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 420 shots 240 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   500 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary LP-E10
Usable Battery Types: NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeble
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E10 Lithium-ion rechargeble
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes No
Software
Included Software: PlayMemories Home, Image Data Converter 4/Remote Camera Control No disc is included; Canon software can be downloaded from their website.
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7/8; Mac OS X 10.6 or later. (PlayMemories Home is Windows only.)  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: BIONZ X processor, built-in Wi-Fi with NFC. Available in silver, black or white.