Sony a7 III vs. Canon EOS 600D

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Feb 27, 2018
Feb 7, 2011
 
$2000
 
 
SLR-style mirrorless
Compact SLR
Magnesium alloy
 
 
6000 x 4000
5184 x 3456
6000 x 3376, 3936 x 2624, 3936 x 2216, 3008 x 1688, 3008 x 2000
5184 x 2912, 4608 x 3456,3456 x 3456, 3456 x 2304, 3456 x 1944, 3072 x 2304, 2592 x 1728, 2592 x 1456, 2304 x 1728, 2304 x 2304, 1920 x 1280, 1920 x 1080, 1728 x 1728, 1696 x 1280, 1280 x 1280, 720 x 480, 720 x 400, 640 x 480, 480 x 480
3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
24 megapixels
18 megapixels
25 megapixels
19 megapixels
Full frame (35.8 x 23.8 mm)
APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)
BSI-CMOS
CMOS
Bionz X
Digic 4
sRGB, AdobeRGB
 
Primary color filter
 
 
Auto, 100-51200
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, (12800 with boost)
50
 
204800
12800
11
6
Yes
Yes
Sensor-shift
No
5 stop(s)
 
RAW
RAW
Extra fine, fine, standard
Fine, Normal
  • JPEG (DCF 2.0, EXIF 2.3)
  • RAW (ARW 2.3)
 
  • Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Sepia, Style Box (1-6), (Contrast (-3 to +3 steps), Saturation (-3 to +3 steps), Sharpness (-3 to +3 steps))
 
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Yes
 
Yes (4)
Yes (3-10x )
Yes
Yes
693
9
Sony E
Canon EF/EF-S
1×
1.6×
 
Tilting
Fully articulated
3
3
921,600
1,040,000
Yes
No
 
TFT color LCD, liquid-crystal monitor
Yes
Yes
Electronic
Optical (pentamirror)
100%
95%
0.78×
0.85× (0.53× 35mm equiv.)
2,359,296
 
 
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
  • Slow & Quick Motion
  • Movie
 
  • Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene
 
No
Yes (Pop-up)
 
13.00 m
Yes (via Multi Interface shoe)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus Sync connector)
 
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye
1/250 sec
 
  • Single, continuous, speed priority continuous, self-timer, bracketing (AE, white balance, DRO)
 
10.0 fps
3.7 fps
Yes (2 or 10 sec; continuous (3 or 5 exposures))
Yes (2 sec or 10 sec)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Highlight-weighted
  • Average
  • 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)
±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Yes
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
 
3840 x 2160 (30p, 24p) 1920 x 1080 (120p, 60p, 60i, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (60, 50 fps)
MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S, H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
Supports XAVC S codec (100Mbps), S-Log2 and S-Log3, and HLG
 
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 25 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 16 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60i / 24 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60i / 17 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Linear PCM
 
Stereo
Mono
Mono
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
SD/SDHC/SDXC
 
None
 
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (micro-HDMI port with 4K still, uncompressed video output)
Yes (HDMI mini)
Yes
 
Yes
 
Built-In
Eye-Fi Connected
with NFC and wireless control via PlayMemories Mobile app
 
Yes (wired)
Yes (E3 connector, InfraRed)
 
Yes
No
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
NP-FZ100 lithium-ion battery and charger
Lithium-Ion LP-E8 rechargeable battery & charger
710
440
650 g (1.43 lb / 22.93 oz)
570 g (1.26 lb / 20.11 oz)
127 x 96 x 74 mm (5 x 3.78 x 2.91)
133 x 100 x 80 mm (5.24 x 3.94 x 3.15)
 
Yes
Yes
No
Yes (by USB cable and PC)
None
None