Sony A7c vs Sony A7 III vs Nikon Z6 vs Panasonic S5

Here is a quick comparison of the Sony A7c vs Sony A7 III vs Nikon Z6 vs Panasonic S5 full frame mirrorless cameras.

When you look at the Alpha 7C body it looks a lot like the popular Sony A6000-series of APS-C sensor cameras, and from the inside it seems to share all the core specifications of the A7III full-frame model.

With the street price of the 3-year old Sony A7 III actually being lower than the A7C at launch, why would you choose to buy the new Sony a7C camera.  We’re bringing you this in-depth Sony A7C vs A7 III comparison with Nikon Z6 and Panasonic S5. Check out the comparison table below :

Sony A7c vs Sony A7 III vs Nikon Z6 vs Panasonic S5 – A quick specification comparison.

Sony A7c Sony A7 III Nikon Z6 Panasonic S5
Pixel count 24MP 24MP 24MP 24MP
Sensor tech BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
AF system On-sensor PDAF On-sensor PDAF On-sensor PDAF Depth from Defocus
(Contrast Detection-based)
Image stabilization 5-axis 5-axis 5-axis 5-axis
CIPA rating Up to 5EV Up to 5EV Up to 5EV Up to 6.5EV
Maximum frame rate 10 fps 10 fps 12 fps
(12-bit Raw)
7 fps (AF-S)
5 fps (AF-C)
Flash Sync speed 1/160 sec 1/250 sec 1/200 sec 1/250 sec
High Res mode No No No Yes
Viewfinder
res / mag
2.36M dots/
0.59x
2.36M dots / 0.78x 3.68M dots
/ 0.80x
2.36M dots / 0.74x
Rear screen 0.92M-dot fully articulated touchscreen 0.92M-dot tilting touchscreen 2.1M-dot tilting touchscreen 1.84M-dot fully articulated touchscreen
AF joystick No Yes Yes Yes
Top-plate settings display No No Yes No
Video capture UHD 4K 24p
(full sensor)
UHD 4K 30p
(1.2x Crop)
UHD 4K 24p
(full sensor)
UHD 4K 30p
(1.2x Crop)
UHD 4K 30p
(full sensor)
UHD 4K 30p
(full sensor)
UHD 4K 60p
(1.5x Crop)
Log/HDR modes S-Log2 / 3 / HLG
8-bit
S-Log2 / 3 / HLG
8-bit
N-Log
10-bit (HDMI)
V-Log/V-Gamut
HLG
10-bit
Memory cards Single SD Dual SD Single XQD Dual SD
Battery life (CIPA) LCD/EVF 740 / 680 710 / 610 380 / 310 440 / 470
USB-charging Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dimensions 124 x 71 x 59 mm 127 x 96 x 74 mm 134 x 101 x 68 mm 133 x 97 x 82 mm
Weight (CIPA) 509g 650 g 675 g 714 g
$1799 $1999 $1999 $1999

Sony a7C body: $1,798 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sony a7C with 28-60mm Lens: $2,098 at Amazon, B&HAdorama.

Read more: Best Lenses for Sony a7C and Best Memory Cards for Sony a7C.

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