Sony features 20 MP sensor but contrast based system on the other hand Canon EOS M2 features Phase AF points within the sensor with broad ISO range.
Overview – The Sony A5000 features 20.1 Mp Exmor APS HD APS-C CMOS Sensor and BIONZ X Image Processor on the other hand Canon EOS M2 features 18.0 megapixels (APS-C) Sensor and Digic 5 Image Processor, take a look at the Major Specification Below.
- 20.1 Mp Exmor APS HD APS-C CMOS Sensor
- BIONZ X Image Processor
- 3.0″ 460.8k-Dot Tilting LCD Monitor
- Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps
- Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity with NFC
- Hand-held Twilight Mode and ISO 16000
- 25-Point Contrast Detection Autofocus
- Continuous Shooting up to 3.5 fps
- Photo Creativity and Picture Effects
- Sony 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Zoom Lens
Canon EOS M2 Major Features
- 18.0 megapixels (APS-C) Sensor
- Hybrid CMOS AF II
- AF System Phase Detect (Hybrid)
- ISO 100-25600
- 4.6 fps Continuous Shooting
- Shutter range 60 sec 1/4000 sec
- Built-In wireless Connectivity
Sony A5000 vs. Canon EOS M 2 Specification Comparison Table.
Megapixel: You get more megapixels with Sony A5000 when compared to Canon EOS M 2.
Bigger Sensor Size: The Sony A5000 comes with a bit bigger sensor compared to Canon EOS M 2.
AF System: Sony A5000 features contrast based AF System only, on the other hand Canon EOS M 2 have Phase + contrast based (hybrid) AF system.
You will get more better AF system with Canon EOS M 2.
More AF points: Canon EOS M 2 has more AF points compared to Sony A5000, more AF points helps covers more area under AF points.
Better low light performance – The Canon EOS M 2 features more ISO range compared Sony A5000, the ISO range of Canon EOS M 2 is upto 25600, and Sony A5000 is limited to 16000 only.
You will get more clear images with Canon EOS M 2 compared to Sony A5000.
Top Continuous shooting speed: Canon EOS M 2 features fast shooting speed compared to Sony A5000.
Better Video Mode: Sony A5000 features better video mode compared to Canon EOS M 2. Sony A5000 Supports Full HD Video capture mode @ 60fps frame rate, Canon EOS M 2 is limited to 30 fps only.
Display: Canon EOS M 2 has bigger and high resolution display compared to Sony A5000.
Canon EOS M 2 features touch screen on the other hand Sony A5000 has fixed display, so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Canon EOS M 2.
Battery Life (CIPA): Sony A5000 features more battery life compared to Canon EOS M 2.
Wireless connectivity: Sony A5000 has built-in WiFi+ NFC that enables wireless data transfer and remote shooting with any other NFC based smart device and other hand Canon EOS M 2 have WiFi only.
Dimensions: Sony A5000 is smaller than Canon EOS M 2.
Weight: Sony A5000 lighter than Canon EOS M 2.
Verdict: Canon EOS M2 features better sensor and advance AF system on the other hand Sony have better video mode and NFC connectivity. We recommend you to buy Canon EOS M.