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Advantages of the Canon 8000D

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Lens availability
Much more lenses available
220 lenses vs 62 lenses
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More than 3.5x more lenses available
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Hybrid detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Screen resolution
Slightly higher resolution screen
1,040k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
Viewfinder
Has an optical viewfinder
Pentamirror vs Digital
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
440 shots vs 420 shots
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Sony A6000

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Viewfinder coverage
Much better viewfinder coverage
100% vs 95%
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Around 10% better viewfinder coverage
Size
Significantly smaller
120×67×45 mm vs 132×111×78 mm
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3.2x smaller
Viewfinder size
Larger viewfinder
0.70x vs 0.51x
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Around 90% larger viewfinder
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
11 fps vs 5 fps
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More than 2x faster continuous shooting
Weight
Lighter
285 g vs 565 g
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Around 50% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
1.8" vs 3.1"
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More than 40% thinner
Focus points
Slightly more focus points
179 vs 19
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$379.00 vs $749.88
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The best price we've seen is $371 cheaper (around 50% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths
              External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Interchangeable lenses Interchangeable lenses Help
              Many lenses to choose from
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Battery life Great battery life Help
              8000D440 shots
              A6000420 shots
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              External flash not needed
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              8000DPentamirror
              A6000Digital
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              8000D$749.88
              A6000$379.00
              Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              8000D1080p @ 30fps
              A60001080p @ 60fps
              Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
              Need to shelter it from weather

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