When you take a photo of something, you need to have a good camera for better shot. Camera has their own specifications, so for some aspects are suitable for nature photography, when the other hand it doesn’t. There are so many kinds of camera from many brands right now. You can choose based on their brand reputation or specification of their each product. Sony and Canon is known for the reputation, especially in their camera product. But which one is better? Let’s take the comparison between Sony’s best camera product, A6300 and Canon’s best camera product, Canon EOS M50.
From the key aspects, for example of the focus points, Sony A6300 has better focus point. It has 425 focus points, better than Canon which only has 282 less. For battery life, Sony A6300 is better than Canon EOS M50, when it can take 400 shots before low battery when Canon EOS M50 can only takes 235 shots. Aside that, for continuously shooting, once again, Sony A6300 is slightly better than Canon EOS M50. It has 11.0 frames per second, when Canon only has 10.0 fps.
If you are a photographer who tends to take a photo in a difficult situation, for example in a storm, Sony A6300 is once again, better than Canon EOS M50. It is because Sony A6300 has Environmental Sealing, it is suitable for taking photos in natural disasters or other difficult situation. A6300 also have better in Flash coverage, Sensor pixel area and AE Bracketing range aspect than Canon EOS M50. See also : Canon EOS M50 vs M100
But, Canon EOS M50 also has its own advantages than Sony A6300. Canon EOS M50 is known because it equipped with Touch Screen, so it is easy to control. Canon EOS M50 has 12% higher resolution screen than Sony A6300. So for taking big resolution photo, Canon EOS M50 is slightly better. For the weight of camera, Canon EOS M50 is lighter than Sony A6300, so it is easy to handle and bring it everywhere.
Then, for someone who needs to make additional thing for their photograph with additional creative tools, both of them has creative shooting tool. But, Canon EOS M50 has optional application when Sony A6300 doesn’t have. Canon EOS M50 is also better in bit rate of video quality. It has 20mbps higher than Sony A6300. So, it is suitable for someone who likes to make a video.
Last but not least, Canon EOS M50 has Bluetooth and also support for UHS memory cards. You can move your photo or video with many different ways instead using only regular USB cable or standard memory card. You can move your file anywhere using Bluetooth. You can also save your time by using Ultra High Speed memory card for Canon EOS M50 to move your data faster. Other than that, both of them have similar characteristics. Both of them have 24 megapixels. You can also use NFC connection to move your data and controlling your camera from your android smartphone.
PHYSICAL SPECIFICATION AND BODY FEATURES
When you decided to buy a camera, size and weight is so important for deciding which camera that you will buy. As we take a closer look of comparison physical specification and body aspects between Sony A6300 and Canon EOS M50 from front, back and top in their relative dimension. Sony A6300 is higher than Canon EOS M50. Sony A6300’s size is 120 (width) x 67 (height) x 49 mm (top) when Canon EOS M50’s height is 116 (width) x 88 (height) x 59mm (top).
So from this case, Sony A6300 is higher than Canon EOS M50 when Canon EOS M50 is wider than Sony A6300. Canon EOS M50 also has 10mm higher than Sony A6300 higher from the top of the camera. Both of them have their own characteristic from camera size aspect. So, it depends on the buyer which one they need the most. Weight is also important for choosing the best camera for you. Lighter camera will help you to bring it everywhere.
It’s also handful when you use the camera for taking photos or making a video. Canon EOS M50 has slightly lighter than Sony A6300. Canon EOS M50’s weight is only 390 gram, lighter than Sony A6300 with 404 gram, only 14 gram differs between those cameras.
Aside that, camera lenses is also important for choosing the best camera. For both cameras, Sony A6300 and Canon EOS M50 have same APS-C sized sensor. So, for a local length and aperture, Sony A6300 and Canon EOS M50 have similar size and weight of their lenses.
For further discussion of Camera lenses, Sony A6300 and Canon EOS M50 have APS-C sized 24.0 megapixels resolution sensor. Then, Sony A6300 and Canon EOS M50 don’t have any obvious difference for sensor size and resolution.
For sensor area, Sony A6300 has 23.50mm width and 15.60mm height of sensor area size while Canon EOS M50 has 22.30mm width and 14.90mm height of sensor area size. The effect of slightly larger sensor, it will give the photographer more control option on the depth of the field and blurry background while similar size sensor doesn’t.
WHICH PHOTOGRAPHY TYPE ARE GOOD FOR SONY A6300 AND CANON EOS M50?
For the explanation of this sub topic, we have each kind of photography type that suitable for Sony A6300 or Canon EOS M50 based on their specification. The first type is for Portrait Photography. It is casual type for someone who takes a photo using the camera’s height.
The criteria of this photography type were based on the specification. Both of Sony A6300 and Canon EOS M50 have similar APS-C sensor with very high resolution sensor (24 megapixels) and slightly different sensor size (as we already explained above). Both of Sony A6300 and Canon EOS M50 also have Electronic Built-in Viewfinder. For the handling and ergonomic aspects, Canon EOS M50 is slightly better than Sony A6300. Canon EOS M50 offers you the best handling for taking a photo with this type of photography.
Unfortunately, both Sony A6300 and Canon EOS M50 don’t have image stabilization. For landscape type, the use of sensor size and the resolution of camera are important. As the explanation before, both Sony A6300 and Canon EOS M50 have similar characteristics for this aspect. Aside that, both Sony A6300 and Canon EOS M50 has live-view.
But, Sony A6300 has environmental sealings while Canon EOS M50 doesn’t have. So, Sony A6300 is slightly better for Landscape photography than Canon EOS M50. The next type is Daily Photography. For Daily Photography, Sony A6300 has good sensor with high resolution and Sony A6300 also has Environmental Sealings while Canon EOS M50 only has good sensor with high resolution. But, for other aspects, both Sony A6300 and Canon EOS M50 aren’t suitable. It is because of both size of camera isn’t recommend for Daily Photography.
There is also street photography. It is the type of photography which takes a picture at the street. The only thing that differ both Sony A6300 and Canon EOS M50 for this type is LCD screen. Sony A6300 has tilting LCD screen while Canon EOS M50 has full articulated LCD screen.
Both type of LCD screen in those cameras have their own unique feature. Both Sony A6300 and Canon EOS M50 also have Face Detection Focusing feature. So, when takes a picture in a street with several people as the object, the camera will give focus on the face of those people while the other object will be slightly blurry.
The last type is Sport Photography. Sport Photography is a type of photography which takes place in a sport event. Because sport event isn’t always held every day, that’s why, perfect camera will be useful for this situation. Both Sony A6300 and Canon EOS M50 equipped with Electronic built in Viewfinder.
For continuous shooting, Sony A6300 is slightly better than Canon EOS M50. Sony A6300 equipped with 11.0 frame per seconds for continuous shooting while Canon EOS M50 1 fps less than Sony A6300. Canon EOS M50 is having better handling and ergonomic than Sony A6300 as the previous explanation.
For Sport event, we need to take a photo faster. We cannot wait for shooting a moment in sport event because it is unpredictable. So, for sport event, a camera with good handling and ergonomic is better. Then, both Sony A6300 and Canon EOS M50 have same Fast Max shutter speed.
Fast Max shutter speed for both cameras is approximately 1/4000s. Sony A6300 is better at focus point than Canon EOS M50. Sony A6300’s focus point is 425 while Canon EOS M50 is having 143 focus points. Last but not least, Both Sony A6300 and Canon EOS M50 have Good Low Light ISO and wireless connection. So, for Sport Photography, both of them are recommended with their own unique advantage.
SONY A6300 vs CANON EOS M50
From the discussion above, both of them have their own unique features. Sony A6300 is better option for professional photographer with high passion of photo quality with their higher resolution, the ability of taking photos with perfect quality in difficult situations and other aspects related to the quality of the picture taken from the camera. But for someone who wants to make short movie, making documentation or just making fun video, Canon
EOS M50 is a better option. Because it has a bigger bit rate of video quality, it also has optional application of creative shooting tool. Aside that, Canon EOS M50 is better for transferring data to any device with Bluetooth and the ability of using Ultra High Speed memory card to move the data faster than the regular one.
From the aspect of Photography type, we can conclude that between Sony A6300 and Canon EOS M50 had its own strength. For Sony A6300, it is better for Daily and Landscape photography because Sony A6300 is equipped with Environmental Sealings and Live view aside from good quality sensor and high resolution which both cameras have.
But for Portrait photography, Canon EOS M50 is highly recommended with their features that suit Portrait type. For sport and street photography, both of Sony A6300 and Canon EOS M50 have their own unique feature. So it depends on the users, which features they need the most. But, most importantly, Sony A6300 and Canon EOS M50 equipped with high quality sensors and high resolution size. So, Sony A6300 and Canon EOS M50 are quality cameras with their own unique features.