Canon PowerShot G5 X vs Sony Alpha NEX-6

Canon PowerShot G5 X
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G5 X

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-6

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.71x
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

galleries

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

competitors

Canon PowerShot G5 X Competitors

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$532 - $649

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Longer battery life
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
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Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95)

Travel zoom

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Aperture Much narrower aperture
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

Travel zoom

$1,198

Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Sony Alpha NEX-6 Competitors

Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX 7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$737 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
True resolution Higher true resolution
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$660 body only

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Slightly smaller
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$379 - $498 body only

$479 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack

discussion

Canon PowerShot G5 X
PowerShot G5 X
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Sony Alpha NEX-6
Alpha NEX-6
Sony

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