Canon EOS M5 vs Sony A6500

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Sony A6500 is better.

Sony A6500 is  a better camera when  we compare Canon M5 vs Sony A6500 because it has larger sensor, 376 more focus points, higher maximum light sensitivity, faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format, 55 shots longer battery life, is weather-sealed, has built-in optical image stabilization and phase detection autofocus.

Canon EOS M5 vs Sony A6500: DESIGN

The following is the design review comparison of Canon EOS M5 and Sony A6500;

Weather-sealed; Sony A6500 is weather-sealed.

Built-in focus motor; Sony A6500 has built-in focus motor.

Flip-out screen; Canon EOS M5 and Sony have flip-out screens.

More viewfinder coverage; Canon EOS M5 and Sony have 100%

Hot shoe; Canon EOS M5 and Sony have hot shoes.

LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels; Canon EOS M5 and Sony this feature.

Bottom line: Sony A6500 is better as it has built-in focus motor and is weather-sealed.

Canon EOS M5 vs Sony A6500: OPTICS

In terms of optics, we have the following review of the two cameras;

AF tracking; Canon EOS M5 and Sony have AF tracking

Focus points; Canon EOS has 49 whereas Sony A6500 has 425

Sensor size; Canon EOS has 22.3 x 14.9 mm while Sony A6500 has 23.5 x 15.6 mm

Maximum light sensitivity; Canon EOS has 25600 ISO while Sony A6500 has 51200 ISO.

Built-in optical image stabilization; Sony A6500 has built-in optical image stabilization.

Phase detection; Canon EOS M5 and Sony have face detection

Bottom line: Sony A6500 is better.

Canon EOS M5 vs Sony A6500: VIDEO

Below is the video review of the two cameras;

Video recording (main camera); Canon EOS has 1080 x 60fps whereas Sony A6500 has 2160 x 30fps.

Phase detection autofocus for videos; Sony A6500 has phase detection autofocus for videos.

Continuous autofocus when recording movies; Canon EOS M5 and Sony have this feature.

24P cinema mode; Canon EOS M5 and Sony have 24P cinema modes.

AVCHD format; Sony A6500 supports AVCHD format.

Bottom line: Sony A6500 is better.

Canon EOS M5 vs Sony A6500: AUDIO

In terms of audio, we have the following review of the two cameras;

Stereo microphone; Canon EOS M5 and Sony have stereo microphones.

Microphone input; Canon EOS M5 and Sony have microphone inputs.

Numbers of microphones; Canon EOS M5 and Sony have 2 microphones each.

3.5 mm jack; Canon EOS has 3.5 mm audio jack.

Bottom line: Canon EOS is better as it has 3.5 mm audio jack.

Canon EOS M5 vs Sony A6500: BATTERY

The following is the review of the two cameras in terms of battery;

Battery life; Canon EOS has 295 shots while Sony A6500 has 350 shots.

Removable battery; Canon EOS M5 and Sony have removable batteries.

Battery level indicator; Canon EOS M5 and Sony have battery level indicators.

Rechargeable batteries; Canon EOS M5 and Sony have rechargeable batteries.

Bottom line: Sony A6500 is better.

Canon EOS M5 vs Sony A6500: FEATURES

Below are the comparison features of Canon EOS and Sony A6500;

External memory slot; Canon EOS M5 and Sony have external memory slots.

Wi-Fi; Canon EOS M5 and Sony have Wi-Fi.

Remote control; Canon EOS has remote control.

802.11 Wi-Fi n connection; Canon EOS M5 and Sony have 802.11 n Wi-Fi connections.

Bottom line: Canon EOS is better as it has a remote control.

Conclusion

When we compare Canon EOS and Sony A6500 in this review, Sony A6500 is better as it has larger sensor, 376 more focus points, higher maximum light sensitivity, faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format, 55 shots longer battery life, is weather-sealed, has built-in optical image stabilization and phase detection autofocus.