• 35mm 847.3mm2
  • 12.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 102,400
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Alpha ILCE-A7S
  • Canon EOS Rebel T6 (EOS 1300D)
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Predecessor:   Canon T5
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Successor: Sony A7S II
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General
Model Number: A7S T6
Alternate Model Number(s): ILCE-7S EOS 1300D
Camera Format: Compact System Camera SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $2499.99 $549.99
Street Price: $1,998.00 $399.33
Date Available: 2014-07-08 2016-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 17.9 oz (507 g)
includes batteries
24.6 oz (697 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.0 x 3.7 x 1.9 in.
(127 x 94 x 48 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: 12.2 18.0
Sensor Format: 35mm APS-C
Sensor size: 847.28mm2 (35.60mm x 23.80mm) 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 8.40 microns 4.30 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 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: 87  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.9  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 13.2  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 3,702  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4240 x 2832 (12.0 MP, 3:2),
4240 x 2384 (10.1 MP, 16:9),
2768 x 1848 (5.1 MP, 3:2),
2768 x 1560 (4.3 MP, Other),
2128 x 1416 (3.0 MP, 3:2),
2128 x 1200 (2.6 MP, Other),
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)
5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG JPEG, .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.0 3.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​50p/​50i/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (120p/​100p)
1440x1080 (30p/​25p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
Movie File Format: XAVC-S, AVCHD 2.0, MP4 with stereo sound 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: n/a Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):   29 - 88mm
Focal Length (actual):   18 - 55mm
Zoom Ratio:   3.06x
Aperture Range:   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
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes No
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x; 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 25-point contrast-detect AF: Wide (25 points), Center-weighted, Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Zone Phase Detect with TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS Sensor: 9 points; 1 cross-type f/5.6, 8 single-axis; Live View: Phase Detect, Contrast Detect, Face Detect modes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF: 0.5-inch (1.30cm) 2.4M-dot XGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.71x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter 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: 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels) n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.71x 0.50x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.71x 0.80x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 13.3x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 102400 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 102,400, expandable to 50 - 409,600 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 (4 settings), Flash, Custom, Color Temp./ Filter (2500-9900K with 15-step Magenta/Green compensation), Underwater Auto (with new White Priority setting), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV 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 Effect: Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R, G, B, Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera, Soft Highkey, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration; Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level (1-5)), Auto High Dynamic Range: Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure Difference Level (1.0-6.0 EV, 1.0 EV step) Flash Off, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Food, Night Portrait
Self Timer: 2 or 10; 3/5 shots after 10 seconds 10, 2, Continuous (2-10) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   No
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: Flash off, Auto flash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Hi-speed Sync, Wireless; Red-eye reduction: On/Off E-TTL II Auto, Manual flash; Red-Eye Reduction; Second Curtain Synchro
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 9.2 m / 30.2 ft.
Flash Range Description: n/a Lens aperture dependent
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Multi Interface Hot shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   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 (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: XAVC-S, AVCHD 2.0, MP4 with stereo sound 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: Yes No
Headphone Jack: Yes 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: Yes, via USB or Wi-Fi Optional Wired (RS-60E3) or via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Micro HDMI (Type-D), Multi Micro USB connector, Stereo microphone jack (3.5mm), Stereo headphone jack (3.5mm) Mini (Type-C) HDMI-CEC, Wired Remote Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.53 0.53
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.57  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.52 0.54
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.0 3.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 62 15
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.0 3.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 39 6
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.0 3.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 28 4
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.18 seconds 0.27 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):   0.097 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.129 seconds 0.120 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.34 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.024 seconds 0.112 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Full AF lag, Multi-area AF mode = 0.183s  
Startup Time: 2.0 seconds 0.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.5 seconds 0.3 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   1.8 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 380 shots 180 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 320 shots 500 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-FW50 Proprietary LP-E10
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeble
Batteries Included: 2 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: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes No
Software
Included Software:   No disc is included; Canon software can be downloaded from their website.
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 720p (1,280 x 720 pixel) video can be recorded at 120fps with an APS-C sensor crop. Can't record 4K video internally, but can output uncompressed 3,840 x 2,160 pixel 4K video over the HDMI port for recording on an external device. Can also output uncompressed Full HD (1,920 x 1,080 pixel) video. Can shoot still images at 5.0 fps in Speed Priority Continuous mode, or 2.5 fps otherwise. Battery life figure of 380 shots is for LCD monitor. Using electronic viewfinder, battery life falls to 320 shots.