Canon EOS M6 vs Sony Alpha A7 II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS M6 vs Alpha A7 II - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS M6 vs Sony Alpha A7 II 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 II

  • Introduced in December 2014
  • 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 95.7 x 59.7mm³ (5.0″ x 3.8″ x 2.4″)
  • 600g (19.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Alpha A7 II

EOS M6 vs Alpha A7 II 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 II

Canon EOS M6 VS Sony Alpha A7 II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS M6 a better choice


Alpha A7 II

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

24.40 24.30
Higher speed (4, frames/second)

7 5
Built-in flash (2)

Touch screen (2)

Weighs less (2)

(12.6 oz.)
(19.4 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 the rather comfortable touch screen, the lower weight than the Alpha A7 II and the more compact size.

The EOS M6 scores 17 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A7 II


Alpha A7 II

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
Image stabilizer (3)

Better monitor (2, Megapixel)

1.04 1.23
Longer battery life (3, photos)

295 350

Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A7 II are the larger sensor, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the larger selection of lenses, the optical image stabilizer and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 24 points for the Alpha A7 II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared


Alpha A7 II

Sensor cleaning

Articulated screen

Video resolution

1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
External microphone


Canon EOS M6 VS Sony Alpha A7 II Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS M6 and Alpha A7 II

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS M6

Sony Alpha A7 II


We recommend Sony Alpha A7 II as better choice.