Cam1 vs Cam2

Canon EOS Rebel T8i vs. Sony a7S III

It's never been easier to decide which camera is the best choice for you. Below, we'll look at more specs than you can shake a stick at.

Canon EOS Rebel T8i (EOS 850D)

Resolution:
24 megapixels
Screen Size:
3" screen
Sensor Type:
APS-C sensor
Release Date:
2/12/2020
LCD Movement:
Fully articulated
Autofocus Details:
Contrast Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi-area
Selective single-point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
Live View
Autofocus Light?:
Yes
Battery Type:
Battery Pack
Battery Specs:
LP-E17 lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life:
800
Type:
Compact SLR
Built-In Flash?:
Yes
Color Filter:
Primary color filter
Continuous Drive:
7.5 fps
Custom White Balance:
Yes
Dimensions:
131 x 103 x 76 mm (5.16 x 4.06 x 2.99")
Drive Modes:
Effective Pixels:
24 megapixels
Sealed / Weather-Proof?:
No
Exposure Compensation:
+/-3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Exposure Modes:
External Flash:
Yes (via hot shoe)
File Format:
Flash Modes:
Flash Range:
4.00 m (with Auto ISO)
Focal Length Equivalent:
Format:
MPEG-4, H.264
GPS:
None
HDMI:
Yes (mini HDMI)
ISO:
Auto, 100-25600 (expands to 51200)
Aspect Ratio(s):
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Image Stabilization:
No
JPG Quality Levels:
Fine, normal
Live View:
Yes
Manual Exposure Mode:
Yes
Manual Focus:
Yes
Maximum Resolution:
6000 x 4000
Maximum Aperture:
Maximum Shutter Speed:
1/4000 sec
Microphone?:
Stereo
Minimum Shutter Speed:
30 sec
Number of Focal Points:
45
Orientation Sensor?:
Yes
Processor:
Digic 8
Remote Control?:
Yes (via wireless remote or smartphone)
Screen Dots:
1040
Screen Size:
3"
Screen Type:
TFT LCD
Self Timer?:
Yes (2 or 10 secs)
Photo Detectors:
26 megapixels
Sensor Size:
APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)
Sensor Type:
CMOS
Shutter Priority:
Yes
Speaker?:
Mono
Storage Types:
SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I supported)
Subject / Scene Modes:
Yes
Timelapse Recording:
Yes
Touch Screen?:
Yes
USB:
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Uncompressed Formats:
RAW
Video:
Viewfinder:
Optical (pentamirror)
White Balance Bracketing:
Weight (With Battery Installed):
515 g (1.14 lb / 18.17 oz)
White Balance Presets:
6
Metering Mode Details:
Multi
Center-weighted
Spot
ASIN(s):
Maximum ISO (Boosted):
51200
Wireless:
Built-In
Body Construction Material:
Composite
Color Space:
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Headphone Port?:
No
Microphone Port?:
Yes
MSRP:
$749 (body only), $899 (w/18-55mm lens)
AE Bracketing:
Flash Sync Speed:
1/200 sec
Wireless:
802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth
Lens Mount:
Canon EF/EF-S

Sony a7S III

Resolution:
12 megapixels
Screen Size:
3" screen
Sensor Type:
Full frame sensor
Release Date:
7/28/2020
LCD Movement:
Fully articulated
Autofocus Details:
Contrast Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi-area
Selective single-point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
Live View
Autofocus Light?:
Yes
Battery Type:
Battery Pack
Battery Specs:
NP-FZ100 lithium-ion battery charger
Battery Life:
600
Type:
SLR-style mirrorless
Built-In Flash?:
No
Color Filter:
Primary color filter
Continuous Drive:
10.0 fps
Custom White Balance:
Yes
Dimensions:
129 x 97 x 81 mm (5.08 x 3.82 x 3.19")
Drive Modes:
Effective Pixels:
12 megapixels
Sealed / Weather-Proof?:
Yes
Exposure Compensation:
+/-5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Exposure Modes:
External Flash:
Yes (Multi-interface shoe)
File Format:
Flash Modes:
Flash Range:
Focal Length Equivalent:
Format:
MPEG-4, XAVC S, XAVC HS, XAVC S-I, H.264, H.265
GPS:
None
HDMI:
Yes (Standard)
ISO:
Auto, 80-102400 (expands to 40-409600)
Aspect Ratio(s):
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Image Stabilization:
Sensor-shift
JPG Quality Levels:
Extra fine, fine, normal
Live View:
Yes
Manual Exposure Mode:
Yes
Manual Focus:
Yes
Maximum Resolution:
4240 x 2832
Maximum Aperture:
Maximum Shutter Speed:
1/8000 sec
Microphone?:
Stereo
Minimum Shutter Speed:
30 sec
Number of Focal Points:
759
Orientation Sensor?:
Yes
Processor:
Bionz XR
Remote Control?:
Yes (wireless or smartphone)
Screen Dots:
1440
Screen Size:
3"
Screen Type:
TFT LCD
Self Timer?:
Yes
Photo Detectors:
13 megapixels
Sensor Size:
Full frame (35.6 x 23.8 mm)
Sensor Type:
BSI-CMOS
Shutter Priority:
Yes
Speaker?:
Mono
Storage Types:
Dual UHS-II SD/CFexpress Type A slots
Subject / Scene Modes:
No
Timelapse Recording:
Touch Screen?:
Yes
USB:
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
Uncompressed Formats:
RAW
Video:
Viewfinder:
Electronic
White Balance Bracketing:
Yes
Weight (With Battery Installed):
699 g (1.54 lb / 24.66 oz)
White Balance Presets:
7
Metering Mode Details:
Multi
Center-weighted
Highlight-weighted
ASIN(s):
B0B7ZYK4FN B0B7ZZBJHG
Maximum ISO (Boosted):
409600
Wireless:
Built-In
Body Construction Material:
Magnesium alloy
Color Space:
sRGB, Adobe RGB, BT.2020
Headphone Port?:
Yes
Microphone Port?:
Yes
MSRP:
$3499 (body only)
AE Bracketing:
+/-5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
Flash Sync Speed:
1/250 sec
Wireless:
802.11ac (dual band) + Bluetooth
Lens Mount:
Sony E