Canon EOS M5 vs Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II Comparison

Let’s compare the Canon EOS M5 vs Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Canon EOS M5 and Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II. While Canon EOS M5 has APS-C sensor, Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II has 35mm sensor and 24.2 has a 24.2 MP and Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II has a 42.4 MP resolution.

  Canon EOS M5 Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II
  Canon EOS M5 Front Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Sony
Megapixels 24.2 42.4
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Dslr
Crop Factor 1.6x 1.0x
AA Filter Fixed None
Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2) 7952 x 5304 (42.2 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 25600 Min 100 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps AUTO (ISO 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 25600, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400
Startup Time 1.2 seconds 1.2 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Hybrid PDAF/CDAF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Maximum 49 AF points (Fixed location on 7x7 grid) via camera automatic selection; Freely position 1 AF point/ 1 AF Zone (9 points, 3x3 grid) via manual selection; Face+Tracking AF TTL Phase-detection AF: Dedicated CCD line sensors: 79 points (15 cross-type points, F2.8- sensitive at the center point); Focal Plane Phase Detection: 399 points (323 selectable points, 79 hybrid-cross auto focus points*) * When Hybrid Phase Detection AF is activated
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps AUTO (ISO 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 25600, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 27 61
AW Buffer Size 18 25
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px) 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes No
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display No Yes
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type 0.39"-type 2.36m-dot OLED EVF, 100% coverage, 22mm eyepoint, diopter correction, eye sensor EVF: 1.3cm (0.5-inch) 2.4M-dot XGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, eyepoint 23mm from the eyepiece lens/18.5mm from the eyepiece frame at -1 m-1 (CIPA standard), eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)) XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No Yes
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/200 1/250
Internal connections Micro USB, Micro (Type-D) HDMI, 3.5mm external mic jack, wired remote jack Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI (can output up to 4K/30p 8-bit 4:2:2) ; Microphone and Headphone jacks, DC input terminal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 295 shots 390 shots
Battery Types LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeable NP-FM500H Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 19.6 oz (557 g) includes batteries, kit lens 29.9 oz (849 g)
Size 4.6 x 3.5 x 2.4 in. (116 x 89 x 61 mm) 5.6 x 4.1 x 3.0 in. (143 x 104 x 76 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $579.00 Buy from Amazon for $3,198.00
Release Date 2016-11-15 2016-11-30