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Nov 20, 2014
Sep 17, 2012
 
$1699 body only $1999 with 28-70mm F3.5-5.6
Body: $2,099.00/£1,799; with 24-105mm f/4L IS USM $2899/£2,519
 
SLR-style mirrorless
Mid-size SLR
Magnesium alloy
Magnesium alloy, polycarbonate top plate
 
6000 x 4000
5472 x 3648
6000 x 3376, 3936 x 2624, 3936 x 2216, 3008 x 1688, 3008 x 2000
3648 x 2432, 2736 x 1824, 1920 x 1280, 720 x 480
3:2, 16:9
3:2
24 megapixels
20 megapixels
25 megapixels
21 megapixels
Full frame (35.8 x 23.9 mm)
Full frame (36 x 24 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
Bionz X
Digic 5+
sRGB, AdobeRGB
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Primary color filter
RGB Color Filter Array
 
100-25600
Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 stops, plus 50, 51200, 102400 as option
50
50
 
102400
10
6
Yes
Yes
Sensor-shift
No
4.5 stops
 
RAW
RAW
Extra fine, fine, standard
Fine, Normal
  • JPEG (DCF 2.0, EXIF 2.3)
  • RAW (ARW 2.3)
  • JPEG (Exif 2.3), RAW: RAW (5472 x 3648), M RAW (4104 x 2736), S RAW (2736 x 1824) (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition)
  • Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Sepia
 
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Yes
by optional dedicated Speedlite
Yes (4)
 
Yes
Yes
117
11
Sony E
Canon EF
1×
1×
 
Tilting
Fixed
3
3
1,230,000
1,040,000
No
No
Xtra Fine LCD
Clear View II TFT LCD
Yes
Yes
Electronic
Optical (pentaprism)
100%
97%
0.71×
0.71×
2,359,000
 
 
30 sec
30 sec
1/8000 sec
1/4000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
  • Auto
  • Program
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Scene Selection
  • Sweep Panorama
  • Movie
 
  • Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur
 
No
No
Yes (via Multi Interface shoe)
Yes (Hot shoe)
1/250 sec
1/180 sec
  • Single, continuous, speed priority continuous, self-timer, bracketing (AE, white balance, DRO)
 
5.0 fps
4.5 fps
Yes (2 or 10 sec; continuous (3 or 5 exposures))
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
±3 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Yes
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
 
1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps), 1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (25, 30 fps)
MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
H.264
Supports XAVC S codec (50Mbps) and S Log2 flat picture profile
1080 and 720 intra or inter frame, 480 inter frame
Stereo
Mono
Mono
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
SD/SDHC/SDXC
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (micro-HDMI port with 4K still, uncompressed video output)
Yes (HDMI Mini)
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Built-In
Built-In
with NFC and wireless control via PlayMemories Mobile app
 
Yes (wired)
Yes (Remote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5, Remote Controller RC-6)
 
Yes
Yes (Splash and dust resistant)
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and charger
Lithium-Ion LP-E6 rechargeable battery & charger
350
1090
599 g (1.32 lb / 21.13 oz)
770 g (1.70 lb / 27.16 oz)
127 x 96 x 60 mm (5 x 3.78 x 2.36)
145 x 111 x 71 mm (5.71 x 4.37 x 2.8)
 
Yes
Yes
No
Yes (by cable and PC)
None
Built-in
 
Image tagging and tracking modes