Sony Alpha ILCE-A1 vs Canon EOS M50 Comparison



Let’s compare the Sony Alpha ILCE-A1 vs Canon EOS M50.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Sony Alpha ILCE-A1 and Canon EOS M50. While Sony Alpha ILCE-A1 has 35mm sensor, Canon EOS M50 has APS-C sensor and 50.1 has a 50.1 MP and Canon EOS M50 has a 24.2 MP resolution.

  Sony Alpha ILCE-A1 Canon EOS M50
  Sony Alpha ILCE-A1 Front Canon EOS M50 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Canon
Megapixels 50.1 24.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm APS-C
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.6x
AA Filter Fixed Fixed
Image Resolution 8640 x 5760 (49.8 MP, 3:2) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 32000 Min 100 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings AUTO, ISO 100 - 32000, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400 Auto (100-6400), 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, expandable to 51200
Startup Time 1.6 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Fast Hybrid 4D AF: 759 points (PDAF), 425 points (contrast-detection AF); Wide (759 points (PDAF), 425 points (CDAF))/Zone/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot/Tracking (Wide/Zone/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot); Touch AF Hybrid PDAF/CDAF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF; 143/99 points, Face+Tracking AF, Zone AF, 1-point AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode AUTO, ISO 100 - 32000, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400 Auto (100-6400), 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, expandable to 51200
Shutter Speed Range 1/32000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 165 36
AW Buffer Size 155 10
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.2
LCD Resolution 1,440,000 dots (360,000 px) 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen No Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 0.64" 9.44M-dot QXGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.90x magnification, 60/120/240fps refresh rates, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, 25mm eyepoint from the eyepiece lens 0.39"-type 2.36m-dot OLED EVF, 100% coverage, 22mm eyepoint, diopter correction, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 7680x4320 (30p/​25p/​24p) 3840x2160 (24p/25p)
Video File Format XAVC S (Long GOP, H.264 MP4); XAVC HS (Long GOP, H.265 HEVC); XAVC S-I (All-Intra, H.264 MP4) MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo))
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC / CFexpress SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support 2x CFexpress Type A+SD UHS-II
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/400s (1/500s APS-C crop mode) 1/200
Internal connections USB-C (USB 3.2 10Gbps), Type-D Micro HDMI, 1000Base-T Ethernet, 3.5mm Microphone and Headphone Jacks, Sync Terminal Micro USB, Micro (Type-D) HDMI, 3.5mm external mic jack
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,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 430 shots 235 shots
Battery Types NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable LP-E12 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 26.0 oz (737 g) includes batteries 17.1 oz (484 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.1 x 3.8 x 3.2 in. (129 x 97 x 81 mm) 4.6 x 3.5 x 2.3 in. (116 x 88 x 59 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2021-03-01 2018-04-15