Canon EOS M5 vs Sony A6300 Comparison

Our Canon EOS M5 vs Sony A6300 comparison article is ready and you can check the details of these mid-range cameras with APS-c sized image sensors.

Sony A6300 features a 24-megapixels APS-C image sensor with copper wiring. The mirrorless camera has a 425-point on-sensor phase-detection AF system with maximum ISO of 51200 and 4K video capture up to 100 Mbps.

Canon EOS M5 camera features a 24.2 Megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor and Dual Pixel CMOS AF. The new MILC has a DIGIC 7 processor and a built-in 2.36M-dot EVF.

Specifications Comparison of Canon EOS M5 vs Sony A6300 Cameras

Canon EOS M5 vs Sony A6300 Comparison

You can see the Canon EOS M5 vs Sony A6300 specs comparison table below. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.

Canon EOS M5 vs Sony A6300 Comparison Table

Features Canon EOS M5 Sony A6300
Sensor resolution 24.2MP APS-C CMOS 24.2 MP APS-C CMOS
Sensor Type / Size APS-C CMOS / 22.3 x 14.9 mm APS-C CMOS  (23.6×15.6mm)
Max Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Image Processor DIGIC 7 Image Processor BIONZ X
ISO 100-25600 100 – 25600
(51200 with boost)
AF System Fast and smooth Dual Pixel CMOS AF with 49 AF points Fast Hybrid AF425 points phase-detection AF
169 points contrast-detection AF0.05 sec. AF
7.5x density than the a6000Precise movie AFHigh-density Tracking AF technology
LCD 3.2″ Rear Touchscreen Tilting  LCD 3.0″ / 921.6K-dots / Tilting (up 90 degrees, down 45 degrees) No touchscreen
Viewfinder Electronic, 2,360,000 dots

100% coverage

0.39″ (1.0cm) Electronic
2359.3K-dots OLED / (2359,296 dots)
1.07x magnification (0.70x equiv.)
100% coverage 120fps mode available
Shutter Speed 30 – 1/4000 sec 30 – 1/4000 sec
Built-in Flash Yes (5m) Yes (6m)
Flash X Sync Speed 1/200 sec 1/160 sec
Burst Speed 9 fps 11 fps with full continuous AF
8 fps in Live View
Exposure Compensation  ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing  Yes Yes
Video Recording
(max. res)
1920 x 1080: 60 fps, 50 fps 2160 30/24p (4K / UHD)
1080 60/30/24/120p
1080  i60 Stereo XAVC S format for 4K and Full HD
Mic Input Yes Yes
Headphone Jack
(audio jack)
No No
Wireless Connectivity Yes Wi-Fi + NFC
USB Charge Yes Yes
Battery Life 295 shots 400 shots
Dimensions 116.8 x 88.9 x 61.0 mm (4.6 x 3.5 x 2.4”) 120 x 67 x 49 mm (4.72 x 2.64 x 1.93″)
Weight 428 g (15.1 oz) 404 g (0.89 lb / 14.25 oz)
Price $979 $998

  • Sunny Shrestha

    Fighting at the same price range, the Sony seems like a clear winner to me.

    • Tad Bootle

      ?!