Sony A68 vs. Canon 7D mark II


Take a look to the major specifications difference  of the two cameras Sony A68 vs. 7D mark II.

Models/ features Sony A68 Canon 7D mark II
Megapixel 24 megapixels 20 MP
Sensor size / type APS-C (23.5 x15.6 mm) APS-C (22.3 x14.9 mm)
Low –Pass filter Yes Yes
Image Processor Bionz X DIGIC 6 (dual)
AF Points 79 including 15 Cross-type AF Points 65
Image stabilization Built-in No
AF System Contrast Detect (sensor) and Phase detect (hybrid) Contrast Detect (sensor) and Phase detect (hybrid)
ISO 100-25600 100-51200
Shutter Min/Max 30 sec 1/4000 sec 1/8000 sec
Top Continuous Shooting Speed 8fps 10fps
Video 1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p) 1920 x 1080 (60fps, 50fps)
Display 2.7″ LCD Rear Touch Screen 3″ rear screen LCD
Viewfinder EVF 100% Optical (pentaprism)
Hot shoe Yes Yes
Battery Life (CIPA) 670 shots
Dimensions 143 x 104 x 81 mm 149 x 112 x 78 mm
Weight  690g 910 g

Megapixel-Sony A68 claims the maximum resolution (24 MP) and the bigger sensor APS-C (22.3 x14.9 mm) that ensure sharp and clear images in compared to 7D mark II.

AF points- However, the AF systems of both the cameras are same, Sony A68 as well as the 7D mark II using the same Contrast Detect (sensor) and Phase detect (hybrid) sensor. But the plus point of Sony A68 is that it uses 79 innovative points with 15 cross type, which excellently help the users to track the subjects within the camera sensor with much instantly and more accurately. On the other hand, 7D mark II has 65 AF points.

ISO- 7D mark II has been the ideal camera for shooting in challenging light conditions because the camera features a standard ISO range of 100–16000 for both still and video (expandable to ISO 51,600). The users of 7D mark II will also get the images with lesser noise. On the other hand the Sony A68 has expandable ISO of 25600.

Shutter speed– Canon 7D mark II has more shutter speed means that the camera will more capable to capture the faster moving subjects comfortably on the other hand the Sony A68 has just 1/4000secs.

Continuous speeds- The continuous speeds of 7D mark II is 10 fps that allows the users to seize each action of the desire subjects confidently in compared to A68’s 8fps.

Display- 7D mark II offers a 3″ Clear View II LCD with 1040k dots of resolution, to help the users to get the shots of the subjects through different angles, No matter even it’s odd angles.

Verdicts- Canon 7D mark II will be the recommended camera because the camera is using some incredible specifications like high ISO range, faster shutter speed etc, continuous shooting speed is also more compared to Sony A68. If you looked at the table you then you must have seen the sensor size of Canon 7D mark II is a bit smaller than that of Sony A68, which ensures the image quality will also be up to the mark. Well, the only bigger thing of Sony A68 is its 79 AF points.

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