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Sony A6300 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

  • Sony A6300

  • Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

Sony A6300

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General Info

Camera classMirrorlessConsumer

Sensor

Efective resolution24.2 megapixels16 megapixels
TypeCMOSLive MOS
3-chip sensorNoNo
Size23.5 mm x 15.6 mm17.30 mm x 13 mm
Sensor cleaningYesNo
Processor modelBIONZ XTruePic VII

Lens

Interchangeable​ lensYesNo
Lens mountOther (Sony E-mount) 
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) 12 - 50 mm
Maximum aperture f3.5 - 6.3
Filter thread No
Digital zoom4x 
Shutter speeds1/4000-30sec-Bulb1/8000-60sec
3DNoNo

Previewing

ViewfinderYesYes
TypeElectronic Viewfinder 
Dioptre correctionYesYes
LiveViewYesYes
Display size2.95 in3 in
Display resolution921.6k pixels1037k pixels
Moving displayNoYes
TouchscreenNoYes
Second displayNoNo
Built-in projectorNoNo

Focus

AF TypePhase detection, Contrast detection 
AF Points42581
Custom point No
AF ModesSingle, ContinuousSingle, Continuous
AF Assist Beam Yes
Manual FocusYesYes

Flash

ModesAlways on (Fill-in), Off, Red-eyeAlways on (Fill-in), Off, Red-eye, Slow sync (Rear-curtain sync)
Flash featuresFlash exposure compensation 
Guide number6 

Video

Video captureYesYes
Maximum resolution3840x21601920x1080
Maximum framerate at max, resolution30 fps30 fps
CodecOtherMPEG-4
Other codecAVCHD 
SoundYesYes
Sound recording typeStereoStereo
External microphone supportYes (Connector: Connector: XLR) 
Zoom while capturing No
Simultaneous video and picture capturingNoNo
Slow motion effectYesNo

Camera Features

Image stabilizationNoYes
Stabilization type Sensor
ISO sensitivity100-51200100-25600
Exposure modesAperture priority, Shutter Speed priority, Full manualAperture priority, Shutter Speed priority, Full manual
Exposure compensationYesYes
Auto bracketingYesYes
Light meteringCenter-weighted, Spot, MatrixCenter-weighted, Spot, Matrix
Self timer2 seconds, 10 seconds, Other2 seconds, Custom seconds, Other
Other featuresContinuous shooting (11 fps), HistogramContinuous shooting (10 fps), Histogram, GPS
White balance  
Number of available presets67
Custom white balanceYesYes
Scene modesPortrait, Landscape, Night scene, OtherPortrait, Landscape, Close-up (Macro), Night portrait, Night scene, Other
RecognitionFaceFace

Files - Resolution

Formats  
RAWYes (RAW+JPEG simultaneously saving: RAW+JPEG simultaneously saving: Yes)Yes (RAW+JPEG simultaneously saving: RAW+JPEG simultaneously saving: Yes)
Image ratio options16:9, 3:24:3
Resolution settings number6 
Resolution6000 x 4000 pixels with 3:2 ratio 4608 x 3456 pixels with 4:3 ratio
4240 x 2832 pixels with 3:2 ratio 3200 x 2400 pixels with 3:2 ratio
3008 x 2000 pixels with 3:2 ratio 1280 x 960 pixels with 4:3 ratio
6000 x 3376 pixels with 16:9 ratio  
4240 x 2400 pixels with 16:9 ratio  
3008 x 1688 pixels with 16:9 ratio  

Connectivity

USBYesYes
Type 2.0
HDMI Yes
Wi-FiYesYes
NFCYesNo
Hot shoeYesYes
Memory card supportYes (Memory Stick PRO Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC)Yes (SD, SDHC, SDXC)

Body

Dimensions (WxHxD)4.72 in x 2.63 in x 1.92 in4.87 in x 3.35 in x 1.75 in
Weight12.73 oz16.54 oz
RuggedNoNo
Available color optionsBlackBlack

Power

BatteryRechargeable (proprietary) 
Rechargable typeLi-ion 

US Availability

Market status Available
MSRP price  $1099.99

Links

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