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Sony a7C vs Sony a6100 Comparison

Here we are comparing the Sony A7c with the Sony A6100, both of which are mirrorless cameras. The Sony Alpha A7c is a camera in the Advanced Mirrorless class, whereas the Sony Alpha a6100 is a camera in the Entry-Level Mirrorless class.

The Sony A7c was presented on the market in September 2020, while the Sony A6100 was announced in August of the same year. Because there is a 13-month time gap between the A7c and the A6100, we do not anticipate seeing a significant technical difference between the two cameras; nonetheless, the younger A7c would still have an edge, particularly in sensor technology.

Key Specifications

Sony A7c Key Specs

  • Announcement Date: 2020-09-14
  • 24MP – Full frame BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • ISO 100 – 51200 ( expands to 50 – 204800)
  • Sony E Mount
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3.00″ Fully articulated Screen
  • 2360k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 10.0fps continuous shooting
  • 4K (UHD) – 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • 120fps High-Speed Video
  • Built-in Wireless
  • 509g. 124 x 71 x 60 mm
  • Weather Sealed Body

Sony A6100 Key Specs

  • Announcement Date: 2019-08-28
  • 24MP – APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • ISO 100 – 32000 ( expands to 51200)
  • Sony E Mount
  • 3.00″ Tilting Screen
  • 1440k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 11.0fps continuous shooting
  • 4K (UHD) – 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • 120fps High-Speed Video
  • Built-in Wireless
  • 396g. 120 x 67 x 59 mm
  • Replaced Sony Alpha a6000 
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Sony a7C vs Sony a6100 Comparison
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LaunchedVersus subline
Sep 15, 2020
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Aug 28, 2019
Body TypeVersus subline
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
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Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Build MaterialVersus subline
Magnesium alloy
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Composite
Lens MountVersus subline
Sony E-Mount
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Sony E-Mount
Sensor TypeVersus subline
BSI-CMOS
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CMOS
Mega PixelsVersus subline
24 megapixels
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24 megapixels
ProcessorVersus subline
BIONZ X
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Bionz X
ISOVersus subline
Auto, 100-51200 (expands to 50-204800)
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Auto, 100-32000 (expands to 51200)
Image stabilizationVersus subline
Sensor-shift 5-axis
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No
File formatVersus subline
JPEG (Exif v2.32)
Raw (Sony ARW, 14-bit)
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JPEG (Exif v2.31)
Raw (Sony ARW)
Focus PointsVersus subline
693
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425
Screen sizeVersus subline
3″
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3″
Screen dotsVersus subline
921,600
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921,600
Touch screenVersus subline
Yes
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Yes
ViewfinderVersus subline
Electronic
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Electronic
Adjustable LCDVersus subline
Fully articulated
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Tilting
Continuous ShootingVersus subline
10.0 fps
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11.0 fps
RAW SupportVersus subline
Raw (Sony ARW, 14-bit)
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Raw (Sony ARW)
Video Record LimitVersus subline
Unlimited
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Unlimited
Timelapse RecordingVersus subline
Yes
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Yes
Face DetectionVersus subline
Yes
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Yes
Eye Tracking FocusVersus subline
Yes
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Yes
Selfie/Vlogger FriendlyVersus subline
Yes
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Yes
Wireless ConnectionVersus subline
Yes
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Yes
Bluetooth ConnectionVersus subline
Yes
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Yes
Built-in FlashVersus subline
No
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Yes
External FlashVersus subline
Yes (via hot shoe)
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Yes 
Headphone PortVersus subline
Yes
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No
Microphone PortVersus subline
Yes
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Yes
Environmental SealingVersus subline
Yes
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Yes
AE BracketingVersus subline
Yes
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No
NFC ConnectionVersus subline
Yes
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No
Smartphone RemoteVersus subline
Yes
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Yes
UHS Card SupportVersus subline
Yes
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No
Webcam FunctionVersus subline
Yes
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Yes
Weight
509 g
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396 g
Battery LifeVersus subline
740
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420

The bigger sensor in the Alpha A7C, as well as the faster and more accurate autofocus and higher sensitivity, are all advantages of the camera. We also appreciate the improved viewfinder, the optical image stabilizer, and the fact that the battery has a longer life span. Another benefit of the Alpha A6100 over the Alpha A6100 is that it supports USB 3.0. Given the size of today’s images and the need for a 4K video, this seems like an absurd luxury.

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