Sony Alpha a5100 24.3MP Digital Camera vs Canon PowerShot SX120IS 10.0MP Digital Camera comparison

Compare Sony Alpha a5100 24.3MP Digital Camera
Compare Canon PowerShot SX120IS 10.0MP Digital Camera
key specs
Camera TypeDigital CameraDigital Camera
Effective Pixels24.3 MP10 MP
Sensor TypeAPS-CCCD
Display Size3 inch3 inch
Battery TypeAAA BatteryAA Alkaline Battery
TouchscreenYes-
Display Type-TFT LCD
general
BrandSonyCanon
ModelAlpha a5100 24.3MP Digital CameraPowerShot SX120IS 10.0MP Digital Camera
Model NameAlpha A5100PowerShot SX120IS
ColorBlackBlack
SLR Variant16-50Mm Lens-
TypeDigital CameraDigital Camera
Effective Pixels24.3 MP10 MP
Dimensions(WxHxD)11 x 3.6 x 6.3 cm110.6 x 70.4 x 44.7 mm
Face DetectionYes-
Wide AngleYes-
Temperature0 to 400 to 40
Model Number-SX120IS
Series-PowerShot
Weight-245 GM
sensor features
Sensor TypeAPS-CCCD
ISO RatingISO 100 - 25600-
Maximum ISO25600 ISO1600 ISO
Maximum FPS6-
Sensor TechnologyExmor CMOS sensor-
Sensor Size-1/2.5 inch
lens features
Digital Zoom4x4x
Aperture RangeF3.5 - F5.6-
Color FilterPrimary RGB Color Filter-
Other Lens FeaturesLens Compensation Peripheral Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion-
Focal Length-6.0 W - 60.0mm T f/2.8 W - f/4.3 T 35mm equivalent 36 W - 360 T mm
focus features
Auto FocusYes-
Focus Points179 Points Phase-detection AF, 25 Points Contrast-detection AF-
Metering ModesMulti-segment, Center-weighted, SpotEvaluative, Center-weighted average, spot
White BalancingAuto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent Warm White, Cool White, Day White, Daylight, Flash, Underwater, Color Temperature 2500 to 9900K and Color Filter G7 to M7 15 Step, A7 to B7 15 Step, Custom, AWB Micro Adjustment G7 to M7 15 Step, A7 to B7 15 Step, Bracketing 3 Frames, H / L SelectableAuto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Other Focus FeaturesFocus Sensitivity Range -1 EV - 20 EV ISO 100 Equivalent with F2.0 Lens Attached, AF Mode AF-A Automatic AF, AF-S Single-shot AF, AF-C Continuous AF, DMF Direct Manual Focus, Manual Focus, Focus Area Wide 179 Points Phase-detection AF, 25 Points Contrast-detection AF, Zone, Center, Flexible Spot S / M / L, Lock-on AF Wide, Zone, Center, Flexible Spot S / M / L, Eye AF, Predictive Control, Focus Lock, AF Illuminator Built-in LED Type, AF Illuminator Range 0.3 - 3.0 m E PZ 16 - 50 mm, F3.5 - F5.6, OSS Lens Attached, Face Detection Modes On / Off, Face Registration, Face Selection, Maximum Number of Detectable 8, Touch Focus, Smart Zoom Still Images M 1.4x, S 2x, Digital Zoom Still Images L 4x, M 5.7x, S 8x-
Focus Range-Normal 1.6 ft./50cm-infinity W, 3.3 ft./1m-infinity T Macro 0.4 in.-1.6 ft./1-50cm W
exposure features
Exposure CompensationStill Images +/- 3.0 EV 1/3 EV Steps, Movies +/- 2.0 EV 1/3 EV Steps+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Other Exposure FeaturesExposure Metering Sensitivity -1 EV - 20 EV ISO 100 Equivalent with F2.0 Lens Attached-
Exposure Mode-Program AE, Manual AE Lock, Program Shift, Safety Shift, Auto ISO Shift
Spot Meter-Yes
Manual Exposure-Yes
shutter features
Shutter TypeElectronically-controlled, Vertical-traverse, Focal-plane Type-
Self-timerYesYes
Continuous ShotsContinuous Shooting High Maximum 6 fps, Low Maximum 3 fpsNormal approx. 1.3 fps AF approx. 0.9 fps LV approx. 0.9 fps
Other Shutter FeaturesSmile Shutter Selectable from 3 Steps, Touch Shutter, Electronic Front Curtain Shutter-
flash features
Built-in FlashYes-
Flash ModesFlash Off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Red-eye Reduction On / Off SelectableAuto, Auto w/Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off FE lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro
Flash Compensation1/3 EV Steps, +/- 2 EV2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Other Flash FeaturesGuide Number 4 Meters at ISO 100, Flash Coverage 16 mm Focal-length Printed on the Lens Body, Control Pre-flash TTL, Recycling Time 3 sec-
image features
Image FormatRAW, RAW and JPEG, JPEG Fine, JPEG StandardExif 2.2 JPEG
Gross Pixel24.7 MP10.3 MP
Red Eye ReductionYes-
Still Image SizeL 6000 x 3376 20 M, M 4240 x 2400 10 M, S 3008 x 1688 5.1 MStill Image 3,648 x 2,736 Large, 2,816 x 2,112 Medium 1, 2,272 x 1,704 Medium 2, 1,600 x 1,200 Medium 3, 640 x 480 Small, 3,648 x 2,048 Widescreen
display features
Display Size3 inch3 inch
Touch ScreenYes-
LCD Display Image Resolution921600 dotsApprox 230000 pixels
Other Display FeaturesPicture Effects Posterization Color, Posterization Black and White, Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color R, G, B, Y, High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera Normal / Cool / Warm / Green / Magenta, Soft High-key, Soft Focus High / Mid / Low, HDR Painting High / Mid / Low, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature Auto / Top / Middle H / Bottom / Right / Middle V / Left, Watercolor, Illustration High /Mid / Low, Touch Panel, Adjustable Angle 180°, White Magic, Display Contents Graphic Display, Display All Information, No Display Information, Histogram, Real-time Image Adjustment Display On / Off, Focus Check Focus Magnifier 5.9x, 11.7x, Zebra, Peaking MF Level Setting High / Mid / Low / Off, Color White / Red / Yellow, Marker Display Center, Aspect, Safety Zone, Guide-frame, Grid Line Rule of 3 Grid, Square Grid, Diagonal + Square Grid / Off, Playback Mode Single with or without Shooting Information, Y RGB Histogram and Highlight / Shadow Warning, 12 / 30 Frames Index View, Enlarged Display Mode L 16.7x, M 11.8x, S 8.3x, Panorama Standard 19.2x, Panorama Wide 29.1x, Image Orientation Manual / Off Selectable, Slideshow, Panorama Scrolling, Folder Selection Date, Still, MP4, AVCHD, XAVC S, Forward, Rewind Movie, Delete, Protect, Auto Review 10 / 5/ 2 sec, Off, Soft Skin Effect and at Any Angle with the Selfie 180° Flip Monitor-
Display Type-TFT LCD
Display Resolution-Approx. 230,000 pixels
LCD Display-TFT Color LCD
connectivity features
WifiYes-
Wireless ConnectivityYes-
USB-Yes
storage and power features
Upgradable MemoryYesYes
Card TypeMemory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO HG Duo, Memory Stick XC HG Duo, SD / SDHC UHS-I Compliant / SDXC UHS-I CompliantSD/SDHC memory card, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus card, HC MMCplus card
Battery TypeAAA BatteryAA Alkaline Battery
Other Storage FeaturesPC Interface Mass Storage-
Power Supply-AC Adapter Kit ACK-800 optional
Batteries Included-Yes
Battery Life-Still Image approx. 130 shots AA-size Alkaline Battery, approx. 370 shots AA-size Ni-MH Battery
audio and video features
MicrophoneBuilt-in Microphone Stereo-
SpeakerBuilt-in, Monaural-
Video FormatJPEG DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3, MPF Baseline Compliant, RAW Sony ARW 2.3 Format, XAVC S, AVCHD 2.0 Compliant, MP4AVI Image data Motion JPEG
Audio Features-Audio data WAVE Monaural
Video Resolution-640 x 480 30 fps/30 fps LP, 320 x 240 30 fps
modes and functions features
Drive ModesSingle Shooting, Continuous Shooting Hi / Lo Selectable, Self-timer 10 / 2 sec Delay Selectable, Self-timer Continuous with 10 sec Delay 3/5 Frames Selectable, Bracket Single, Bracket Continuous, White Balance Bracket, DRO Bracket-
Scene ModesPortrait, Sports Action, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion Blur-
Shooting Modes-Auto*, P, Av, Tv, M, Easy, Portrait, Landscape, Special Scene Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, ISO 3200, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Movie, Night Scene * Automatically detects the shooting scene.
viewfinder features
Viewfinder Coverage-100%
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