• APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 14.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Alpha DSLR-A380
  • Canon EOS M50
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General
Model Number: DSLR-A380 EOS M50
Alternate Model Number(s):   M50
Camera Format: SLR Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $849.00 $799.99
Street Price:   $579.99
Date Available: 2009-06-15 2018-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 26.9 oz (762 g)
includes batteries
17.1 oz (484 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.0 x 3.8 x 2.8 in.
(128 x 97 x 71 mm)
4.6 x 3.5 x 2.3 in.
(116 x 88 x 59 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Canon
Effective Megapixels: 14.2 24.2
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 369.72mm2 (23.7mm x 15.6mm) 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.16 microns 3.72 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2, 16:9 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 67  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.6  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.8  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 614  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4592 x 3056 (14.0 MP, 3:2),
4592 x 2576 (11.8 MP, 16:9),
3408 x 2272 (7.7 MP, 3:2),
3408 x 1920 (6.5 MP, 16:9),
2288 x 1520 (3.5 MP, Other),
2288 x 1280 (2.9 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),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3368 (20.2 MP, 16:9),
3984 x 2240 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
2976 x 2240 (6.7 MP, 4:3),
2398 x 1344 (3.2 MP, 16:9),
5328 x 4000 (21.3 MP, 4:3),
3552 x 2664 (9.5 MP, 4:3),
2656 x 1992 (5.3 MP, 4:3),
2112 x 1600 (3.4 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),
1600 x 1600 (2.6 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW JPEG (EXIF 2.3), .CR3 14-bit RAW, C-RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.7 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: No Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (24p/​25p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (120p/​100p/​60p/​50p)
Movie File Format:   MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo))
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 Alpha (Minolta A) Canon EF-M
Lens: Sony 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 DT SAM Canon EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 83mm 24 - 72mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 15 - 45mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - ?? (T) f/3.5 - f/22 (W) / f/6.3 - f/40 (T)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:   25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 55.0mm 49.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 9-point TTL phase detection (one cross-type sensor) with eye-start AF Hybrid PDAF/CDAF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF; 143/99 points, Face+Tracking AF, Zone AF, 1-point AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.74x mag., 19.7mm eyepoint, -2.5 to +1.0 diopter 0.39"-type 2.36m-dot OLED EVF, 100% coverage, 22mm eyepoint, diopter correction, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 2,360,000 dots (786,666 pixels)
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.49x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.74x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 230,400 dots 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes
Selfie Screen: Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 12.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 3200 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 Auto (100-6400), 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, expandable to 51200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom Auto (Ambience and White Priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Color Temperature, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 40-segment honeycomb pattern, center-weighted, spot Evaluative (384 zone), Center-weighted, Partial (6.4%), Spot (2.8%)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports, Sunset, Night Portrait/Night View Creative Assist, Scene (Self-Portrait, Portrait, Smooth Skin, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Food, Panning, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control, Silent Mode); Creative Filters (Grainy B/W, Soft Focus, Fish-eye Effect, Water Painting Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Miniature Effect, HDR Art (Standard/Vivid/Bold/Embossed)); Movie (Movie auto exposure, Movie manual exposure, Time-lapse movie)
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds 10, 2 or custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   No
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Fill-flash, Rear sync, Wireless, High-Speed sync, Slow sync, Red-eye reduction: On/Off Auto (E-TTL II), Manual Flash On/Off (3 flash power output settings); Slow Synchro; FE Lock, Red-eye Reduction
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 10.0 m / 32.8 ft. 5.0 m / 16.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent GN= 5m (16.4 ft.) at ISO 100; range depends on lens aperture
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: Hot shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW .CR3 14-bit RAW, C-RAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format:   MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo))
Included Memory:   No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: Yes
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wireless Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Connections (extended): DC input, min-HDMI Micro USB, Micro (Type-D) HDMI, 3.5mm external mic jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.74 0.35
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.67  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 9  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.38
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 1.7 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited 36
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   10.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   10
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   10.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   10
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.20 seconds 0.07 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.192 seconds 0.060 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.29 seconds 0.14 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.107 seconds 0.053 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Optical Viewfinder: Full Autofocus Wide Area AF lag = 0.204s Live View: Full Autofocus Single Area AF lag = 0.196s Pre-focused lag: 0.107s  
Startup Time: 0.6 seconds 1.6 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.4 seconds 0.8 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 4.0 seconds 3.2 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   235 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 500 shots 235 shots
Battery Life, Video:   85 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-FH50 Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable LP-E12 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FH50 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E12 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: Software/USB Driver CD-ROM No disc is included; Canon software can be downloaded from their website.
OS Compatibility: Windows 2000/XP/Vista, Mac OS X (v. 10.13+)  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: SteadyShot Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization, Live View, Tilting LCD. Available in black or white.