Canon EOS M6 vs Sony Alpha A7 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS M6 vs Alpha A7 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS M6 vs Sony Alpha A7 Specs


  • Introduced in February 2017
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 100 – 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF-M
  • WiFi built-in
  • 112 x 68 x 44.5mm³ (4.4″ x 2.7″ x 1.8″)
  • 390g (12.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS M6

Alpha A7

  • Introduced in September 2013
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 24 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 50 – 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount E Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 126.9 x 94.4 x 48.2mm³ (5.0″ x 3.7″ x 1.9″)
  • 474g (15.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Alpha A7

EOS M6 vs Alpha A7 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:

Advantage: Sony Alpha A7

Canon EOS M6 VS Sony Alpha A7 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS M6 a better choice


Alpha A7

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

24.40 24.30
Higher speed (4, frames/second)

7 5
Built-in flash (2)

Better monitor (2, Megapixel)

1.04 0.92
Touch screen (2)

Weighs less (2)

(12.6 oz.)
(15.3 oz.)
More portable (2)


Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS M6 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the built-in flash. A nice touch is that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen and the lower weight than the Alpha A7. Another advantage over the Alpha A7: the more compact size.

The EOS M6 scores 19 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A7


Alpha A7

Larger sensor (5)

APS-C Full frame
Auto Focus points (4)

49 117
Better sensibility (4)

100 – 25600 ISO 50 – 25600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)

7 50
Longer battery life (3, photos)

295 340

Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A7 are the larger sensor, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the larger selection of lenses and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 19 points for the Alpha A7.

Common Specs for both cameras compared


Alpha A7

Sensor cleaning

Articulated screen

Video resolution

1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
External microphone


Canon EOS M6 VS Sony Alpha A7 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS M6 and Alpha A7

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS M6

Sony Alpha A7


We advise to choose the newest model: Canon EOS M6.

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