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Sony A7c vs Sony A6600

Portability
78
Imaging
78
Features
88
Overall
82
Sony Alpha A7c front
 
Sony Alpha a6600 front
Portability
77
Imaging
71
Features
96
Overall
81

Sony A7c vs Sony A6600 Key Specs

Sony A7c
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - Full frame Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Display
  • ISO 100 - 51200 (Expand to 204800)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Sony E Mount
  • 509g - 124 x 71 x 60mm
  • Launched September 2020
Sony A6600
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  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 100 - 32000 (Boost to 102400)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Sony E Mount
  • 503g - 120 x 67 x 69mm
  • Introduced August 2019
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Sony A7c vs Sony A6600 Overview

Its time to look a little more in depth at the Sony A7c versus Sony A6600, both Advanced Mirrorless cameras and both of them are created by Sony. The resolution of the A7c (24MP) and the A6600 (24MP) is fairly close but the A7c (Full frame) and A6600 (APS-C) possess different sensor measurements.

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The A7c was revealed 13 months later than the A6600 making the cameras a generation apart from each other. Each of the cameras offer the identical body type (Rangefinder-style mirrorless).

Before going in to a more detailed comparison, below is a simple highlight of how the A7c scores vs the A6600 with respect to portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Sony A7c over the Sony A6600

 A7c A6600 
IntroducedSeptember 2020August 2019Fresher by 13 months
Display typeFully articulatedTiltingFully Articulating display

Reasons to pick Sony A6600 over the Sony A7c

 A6600 A7c 

Common features in the Sony A7c and Sony A6600

 A7c A6600 
Manual focus Dial precise focus
Display sizing3"3"Equivalent display measurements
Display resolution922k922kSame display resolution
Selfie screen Both are selfie friendly
Touch friendly display Easily navigate

Sony A7c vs Sony A6600 Physical Comparison

For anyone who is looking to carry your camera frequently, you'll have to consider its weight and volume. The Sony A7c provides exterior dimensions of 124mm x 71mm x 60mm (4.9" x 2.8" x 2.4") along with a weight of 509 grams (1.12 lbs) whilst the Sony A6600 has sizing of 120mm x 67mm x 69mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 2.7") with a weight of 503 grams (1.11 lbs).

See the Sony A7c versus Sony A6600 in the new Camera and Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Always remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ based on the lens you have at that time. Below is the front view scale comparison of the A7c compared to the A6600.

Sony A7c vs Sony A6600 size comparison

Using size and weight, the portability grade of the A7c and A6600 is 78 and 77 respectively.

Sony A7c vs Sony A6600 top view buttons comparison

Sony A7c vs Sony A6600 Sensor Comparison

Generally, it's tough to visualize the difference in sensor sizing just by researching a spec sheet. The photograph below should give you a far better sense of the sensor dimensions in the A7c and A6600.

As you can see, both of those cameras offer the same exact resolution but different sensor sizing. The A7c has the larger sensor which is going to make obtaining shallower DOF easier. The fresher A7c provides an edge with regard to sensor technology.

Sony A7c vs Sony A6600 sensor size comparison

Sony A7c vs Sony A6600 Screen and ViewFinder

Sony A7c vs Sony A6600 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Sony A7c as a Portrait photography camera
Sony A6600 as a Portrait photography camera
80
has manual focus
MP count decent (24MP)
sensor size is big (Full frame)
offers face detect focusing
supports RAW formats
no external flash support
82
manual focus
good MP (24 megapixels)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
offers face detect autofocus
exports RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Sony A7c Street photography information
Sony A6600 Street photography information
86
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor size is big (Full frame)
supports RAW formats
supports touch to focus
weather proof
good ISO range (51,200)
84
has a tilting screen
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
exports RAW formats
provides touch focus
environment proofing
good high ISO (32,000)
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Sports Comparison

Sony A7c Sports photography details
Sony A6600 Sports photography details
89
silent shutter (1/8,000s)
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
MP count decent (24 megapixels)
sensor size is big (Full frame)
offers tracking focus
weather proof
good battery pack (740 per charge)
supports phase detect AF
85
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
good MP (24 megapixels)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
offers tracking focus
environment proofing
better than average battery power (810 per charge)
comes with phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Sony A7c
Travel photography with Sony A6600
86
good battery pack (740 per charge)
weather proof
has bluetooth
supports touch to focus
MP count decent (24MP)
selfie friendly display
85
better than average battery power (810 CIPA)
environment proofing
supports bluetooth
provides touch focus
good MP (24 megapixels)
selfie friendly screen
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Landscape Comparison

Sony A7c Landscape photography factors
Sony A6600 Landscape photography factors
89
has manual focus
change lenses (Sony E mount)
screen size is good (3 inches)
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
MP count decent (24 megapixels)
sensor size is big (Full frame)
good ISO range (51,200)
supports RAW formats
weather proof
good battery pack (740 CIPA)
86
manual focus
interchangeable lenses (Sony E mount)
screen size is good (3 inch)
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
good MP (24MP)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
good high ISO (32,000)
exports RAW formats
environment proofing
better than average battery power (810 CIPA)
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Vlogging Comparison

Sony A7c Vlogging info
Sony A6600 Vlogging info
86
selfie friendly display
screen is touchscreen
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
offers face detect focusing
high quality video (3840 x 2160 pxls)
comes with mic jack
85
selfie friendly screen
touchscreen enabled
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
offers face detect autofocus
high quality video (3840 x 2160 pxls)
does have microphone jack
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Sony A7c vs Sony A6600 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Sony A7c and Sony A6600
 Sony Alpha A7cSony Alpha a6600
General Information
Manufacturer Sony Sony
Model type Sony Alpha A7c Sony Alpha a6600
Type Advanced Mirrorless Advanced Mirrorless
Launched 2020-09-14 2019-08-28
Body design Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Processor Chip - Bionz X
Sensor type BSI-CMOS CMOS
Sensor size Full frame APS-C
Sensor measurements 35.8 x 23.8mm 23.5 x 15.6mm
Sensor area 852.0mm² 366.6mm²
Sensor resolution 24 megapixels 24 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 3:2 and 16:9 3:2 and 16:9
Highest resolution 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Highest native ISO 51200 32000
Highest boosted ISO 204800 102400
Lowest native ISO 100 100
RAW support
Lowest boosted ISO 50 -
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Tracking autofocus
Selective autofocus
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Autofocus live view
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Total focus points 693 425
Lens
Lens support Sony E Sony E
Total lenses 122 121
Focal length multiplier 1 1.5
Screen
Display type Fully articulated Tilting
Display diagonal 3" 3"
Display resolution 922 thousand dot 922 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 2,360 thousand dot 2,359 thousand dot
Viewfinder coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.59x 0.71x
Features
Lowest shutter speed 30s 30s
Highest shutter speed 1/4000s 1/4000s
Highest quiet shutter speed 1/8000s -
Continuous shooting speed 10.0fps 11.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash options no built-in flash Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear Sync., Slow Sync., Red-eye reduction (On/Off selectable), Hi-speed sync, Wireless
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
Highest video resolution 3840x2160 3840x2160
Video format MPEG-4, XAVC S, H.264 MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
Microphone input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec) Yes
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 509 grams (1.12 lbs) 503 grams (1.11 lbs)
Dimensions 124 x 71 x 60mm (4.9" x 2.8" x 2.4") 120 x 67 x 69mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 2.7")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested 82
DXO Color Depth rating not tested 23.8
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested 13.4
DXO Low light rating not tested 1497
Other
Battery life 740 images 810 images
Type of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID NP-FZ100 NP-FZ1000
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec; continuous (3 or 5 exposures)) Yes
Time lapse feature
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-II supported) SD/SDHC/SDXC + Memory Stick Pro Duo
Storage slots 1 1
Retail cost $1,800 $1,198