• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Sony A6300 advantages over Canon EOS M50 II

  • Lens selection
    Good vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    11.1 fps vs 10.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    44 vs 10 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Canon EOS M50 II advantages over Sony A6300

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Newer
    Brand new vs 5 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features

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
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Both provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • 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

  • 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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Review Excerpt

  • Excellent image quality; Improved high-ISO performance; Better JPEG quality; Fast autofocus; Very good subject tracking with real-time live view feature; All-magnesium body construction; 4K video.

  • Slow buffer clearing (no UHS-II support); No touchscreen, Clunky menus; Wi-Fi can be a bit frustrating to use.

The Competition

Compared to Sony A6000

Sony A6300
Sony A6000
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Fast startup
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
Canon EOS M50 II
Sony A6000
  • $600
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Fujifilm X-A3

Sony A6300
Fujifilm X-A3
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $480
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
Canon EOS M50 II
Fujifilm X-A3
  • $600
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $480
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Sony A6500

Sony A6300
Sony A6500
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • $1198
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Touchscreen
Canon EOS M50 II
Sony A6500
  • $600
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Newer
  • $1198
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Fujifilm X-T200

Sony A6300
Fujifilm X-T200
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • NFC
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $563
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Canon EOS M50 II
Fujifilm X-T200
  • $600
  • APS-C
  • NFC
  • $563
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Fujifilm X-S10

Sony A6300
Fujifilm X-S10
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • NFC
  • Thinner
  • $1000
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Slower slow-motion
Canon EOS M50 II
Fujifilm X-S10
  • $600
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
  • $1000
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
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