Canon EOS M10 vs Sony Alpha 5000 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS M10 vs Alpha 5000 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS M10 vs Sony Alpha 5000 Specs

EOS M10

  • Introduced in October 2015
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 18 megapixel
  • 4 frames/second
  • 100 – 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF-M
  • WiFi built-in
  • 108 x 66.6 x 35mm³ (4.3″ x 2.6″ x 1.4″)
  • 301g (9.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS M10

Alpha 5000

  • Introduced in January 2014
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 20 megapixel
  • 3 frames/second
  • 100 – 16000 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount E Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 109.6 x 62.8 x 35.7mm³ (4.3″ x 2.5″ x 1.4″)
  • 269g (8.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Alpha 5000

EOS M10 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:

Info graphic: EOS M10 an Alpha 5000 sensor comparison

Canon EOS M10 VS Sony Alpha 5000 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS M10 a better choice

EOS M10

Alpha 5000

Higher speed (4, frames/second)

4 3
Auto Focus points (4)

49 25
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)

1.04 0.46
Touch screen (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS M10 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen.

The EOS M10 scores 12 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha 5000

EOS M10

Alpha 5000

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

18.00 20.10
Better sensibility (4)

100 – 12800 ISO 100 – 16000 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)

7 50
Longer battery life (3, photos)

255 420
Weighs less (2)

301g
(9.7 oz.)
269g
(8.7 oz.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha 5000 are the higher resolution, the larger sensitivity and the larger selection of lenses. We also like that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the EOS M10.

Yields 17 points for the Alpha 5000.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS M10

Alpha 5000

Sensor format

APS-C APS-C
Sensor cleaning

Built-in flash

Articulated screen

Video resolution

1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Similar size

252cm³ 246cm³
WiFi

Canon EOS M10 VS Sony Alpha 5000 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS M10 and Alpha 5000

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS M10

Sony Alpha 5000

12
17

We recommend Sony Alpha 5000 as better choice.

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