Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 IV vs Canon EOS R6 Comparison

Let’s compare the Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 IV vs Canon EOS R6.

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-A7 IV and Canon EOS R6. Both cameras have 35mm sensors but Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 IV has a 33.0 MP and Canon EOS R6 has a 20.1 MP resolution.

  Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 IV Canon EOS R6
  Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 IV Front Canon EOS R6 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Canon
Megapixels 33.0 20.1
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.0x
AA Filter None Fixed
Image Resolution 7008 x 4672 (32.7 MP, 3:2) 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 51200 Min 100 - Max 102400
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100 - 51200, expandable to 50 - 204800 Auto, 100-102400 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 204800 (H1)
Startup Time
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 Phase Detection AF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Max. 6072 points (selectable); Face+Tracking AF (with face/eye detection, animal detection), 1-point AF ([AF frame size] can be set to [Small]), Expand AF Area (Above, below, left and right/Around); Zone AF Large Zone AF (Vertical/Horizontal)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100 - 51200, expandable to 50 - 204800 Auto, 100-102400 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 204800 (H1)
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 828
AW Buffer Size
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 3,680,000 dots 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes Yes
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display No Yes
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 1.3 cm (0.5 type) 3.68M-dot UXGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, 23mm eyepoint from the eyepiece lens EVF; 0.5-inch OLED, 3.69 million dots, 120fps refresh rate, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p) 3840x2160 (60p/​30p/​23.98p)
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) Video: RAW (CRM); H.265/HEVC; MPEG4 AVC/H.264 Variable (averaged) bit rate; Audio: ALL-I/IPB: Linear PCM/AAC
Memory Card Type MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC / CFexpress SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes Yes
SD UHS Support 2x:CFexpress Type A, SD UHS-II
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/250s
Internal connections USB-C (USB 3.2 Gen2, 10Gbps), Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-A HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone and Headphone jacks Micro HDMI (Type D), USB-C SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1 Gen 2), 3.5mm stereo microphone and headphone jacks, remote jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA)
Battery Types NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion Rechargeable or BG-E22 battery grip
Weight 23.2 oz (658 g) includes batteries 24.0 oz (680 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.2 x 3.8 x 3.1 in. (131 x 96 x 80 mm) 5.4 x 3.8 x 3.5 in. (138 x 98 x 88 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2021-12-31 2020-08-31