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Canon EOS R vs Sony Alpha 5000 Specs
All specs: Main page for EOS R
All specs: Main page for Alpha 5000
EOS R vs Alpha 5000 Sensors
On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:
Better choice: Canon EOS R
Canon EOS R VS Sony Alpha 5000 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Canon EOS R a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||Full frame||APS-C|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||31.30||20.10|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||5||3|
|Auto Focus points (4)||5955||25|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 40000 ISO||100 - 16000 ISO|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||2.10||0.46|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|External microphone (2)|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS R are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Canon are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen, the superior video recording and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the Alpha 5000: the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.
The EOS R scores 32 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha 5000
|Larger lens selection (3)||4||50|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||370||420|
|Weighs less (2)||660g|
|More portable (2)||1127cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha 5000 are the larger selection of lenses, the built-in flash and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the EOS R: the lower weight than the EOS R and the more compact size.
Yields 12 points for the Alpha 5000.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Canon EOS R VS Sony Alpha 5000 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the EOS R and Alpha 5000
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Canon EOS R
Sony Alpha 5000
We recommend Canon EOS R as better choice.
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