Sony Alpha NEX-6 vs Canon EOS M

Winner
Sony Alpha NEX-6

76

Canon EOS M

58

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-6

Great image quality
Overall image quality
78.0
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.71x
Great color depth
Color depth
23.7 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.1 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS M

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Size
Really small
Compact (109×66×32 mm)

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS M.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha NEX-6.

competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-6 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 body only

$348 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
True resolution Higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX 7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$724 body only

$649 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Focus points Fewer focus points

Canon EOS M Competitors

Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$816 body only

$449 with 15-45mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon EOS M3

Canon EOS M3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$429 body only

$319 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Size Larger
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Touch screen No touch screen

discussion

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