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Advantages of the Canon EOS M5

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Screen size
Much larger screen
3.2" vs 3"
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Around 10% larger screen
Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
1,620k dots vs 921k dots
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Around 80% higher resolution screen
Lowest price
Cheaper
$690.19 vs $1,198.00
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The best price we've seen is $508 cheaper (more than 40% less)
Weight
Slightly lighter
427 g vs 453 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Sony Alpha a6500

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Focus points
Many more focus points
425 vs 49
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Yes vs No
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Sealed to shoot in the rain
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
51,200 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
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The Alpha a6500's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Lens availability
Significantly more lenses available
62 lenses vs 13 lenses
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Around 5x more lenses available
Battery life
Longer battery life
350 shots vs 295 shots
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Around 20% more shots per battery charge
Size
Smaller
120×67×53 mm vs 116×89×61 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
11 fps vs 9 fps
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More than 20% faster continuous shooting
Thickness
Thinner
2.1" vs 2.4"
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More than 10% thinner
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

Common Strengths
External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
24 MP
Autofocus Both use faster phase detection autofocus Help
fast and accurate
Touch screen Have touch screens Help
Fewer buttons
Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
Digital
Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
Great for movies
Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
Common Weaknesses
Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
30 seconds

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Canon EOS M5
EOS M5
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Sony Alpha a6500
Alpha a6500
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