• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 32,000
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 61.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Sony A6100 advantages over Sigma fp L

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 420 vs 240 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/160 vs 1/15 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    11.0 fps vs 10.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    76 vs 12 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Sigma fp L advantages over Sony A6100

  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Thinner
    45 mm vs 59 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    7 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    2100k vs 922k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    61.0 vs 24.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    102400 vs 51200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

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
  • 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
  • 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 Fujifilm X-T100

Sony A6100
Fujifilm X-T100
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • NFC
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Sigma fp L
Fujifilm X-T100
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Sony A6400

Sony A6100
Sony A6400
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Higher extended ISO
Sigma fp L
Sony A6400
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Sigma fp

Sony A6100
Sigma fp
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $1499
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Sigma fp L
Sigma fp
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Newer
  • More pixels
  • $1499
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Higher max flash sync

Compared to Canon EOS M6 Mark II

Sony A6100
Canon EOS M6 Mark II
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
  • Faster JPEG shooting
Sigma fp L
Canon EOS M6 Mark II
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi

Compared to Sony A7C

Sony A6100
Sony A7C
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $1798
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Larger sensor
Sigma fp L
Sony A7C
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Thinner
  • More dots on screen
  • $1798
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
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