Compare Sony Alpha NEX-7 vs Canon EOS 70D

Updated on 04-Oct-2017

Comparison between Sony Alpha NEX-7 vs Canon EOS 70D Digital Cameras. The comparision between these Digital Cameras is based on Quick Specs, Basic Information, Features, Technical Specifications and Other Basic Features. Also see Price Comparision between Sony Alpha NEX-7 vs Canon EOS 70D Digital Cameras



Remote control Yes (RS-60E3 cable release, RC-6 wireless remote, or using smartphone over Wi-Fi)
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (HDMI mini)
Wireless Built-In


Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo SD/SDHC/SDXC


Other resolutions 6000 x 3376, 4240 x 2832, 4240 x 2400, 3008 x 2000, 3008 x 1688
Max resolution 6000 x 4000 5472 x 3648
Sensor photo detectors 25 megapixels 21 megapixels
Image ratio w:h 3:2, 16:9
Sensor size APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm) APS-C (22.5 x 15 mm)
Processor Bionz Digic 5+
Sensor type CMOS CMOS

Photography features

Minimum shutter speed 30 sec 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 sec 1/8000 sec
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up) Yes (Pop-up)
Flash range 6.00 m
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe) 12.00 m
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in, Wireless
Continuous drive Yes (10 fps) Yes
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, 10sec (3 or 5 images))
Metering modes Multi Center-weighted Spot Multi Center-weighted Spot Partial
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing (at 1/3 EV steps) ±3 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing No Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)

Videography features

Format MPEG-4 H.264 H.264
Microphone Stereo Stereo
Speaker Mono Mono
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60, 24 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps), 1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (59.94, 50 fps)


ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000 Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 (25600 with boost)
White balance presets 6 6
Custom white balance Yes Yes
Image stabilization No No
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
JPEG quality levels Fine, Normal N/A

Optics & Focus

Autofocus ontrast Detect (sensor) Multi-area Selective single-point Single Continuous Live View Contrast Detect (sensor) Phase Detect Multi-area Center Selective single-point Tracking Single Continuous Touch Face Detection Live View
Digital Zoom No
Manual focus Yes Yes
Lens mount Sony E Mount Canon EF/EF-S mount
Focal length multiplier 1.5x 1.6x
Number of focus points 19

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCD Tilting Fully articulated
Screen size 3" 3"
Screen dots 921000 1040000
Screen type N/A Clear View II TFT color LCD
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder type Electronic Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder coverage 1 0.98
Viewfinder magnification 1.09x 0.95x
Viewfinder resolution N/A
Touch screen Yes


Environmentally sealed No Yes (Water and Dust resistant)
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion NP-FW50 rechargeable battery & charger 920
Battery Life (CIPA) 430
Weight (inc. batteries) 400 g (0.88 lb / 14.11 oz) 755 g (1.66 lb / 26.63 oz)
Dimensions 120 x 67 x 43 mm (4.72 x 2.64 x 1.69") 139 x 104 x 79 mm (5.47 x 4.11 x 3.09")


camera type Mirrorless DSLR

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