Canon EOS Rebel T6s vs Sony NEX-F3

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS Rebel T6s and Sony NEX-F3. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

Canon EOS Rebel T6s is manufacturered by Canon but Sony NEX-F3 is from Sony. Both Canon and Sony are well known brands though.

Canon EOS Rebel T6s were released 2015 and Sony NEX-F3 was released 2012. That is a 3 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS Rebel T6s 2015
Sony NEX-F3 2012

Type of camera

Canon EOS Rebel T6s is a DSLR camera while Sony NEX-F3 is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS Rebel T6s has a "Canon APS-C"-sensor while Sony NEX-F3 has a "Sony APS-C"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Canon EOS Rebel T6s 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Sony NEX-F3 75 mm
Sony APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5

** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Sony)

Resolution

Canon EOS Rebel T6s has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Sony NEX-F3 has 16 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS Rebel T6s 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000
Sony NEX-F3 16 MP
16032768 pixels
4912 x 3264

Canon EOS Rebel T6s has a 50 % larger resolution than Sony NEX-F3. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Sony NEX-F3 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS Rebel T6s. Sony NEX-F3 has an ISO range that stretches from 200 to 16000 while Canon EOS Rebel T6s has 100 to 12800.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS Rebel T6s 100-12800
Sony NEX-F3 200-16000

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Rebel T6s
Lens compatibility chart for Sony NEX-F3

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS Rebel T6s can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds and Sony NEX-F3 can shoot up to 5,5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS Rebel T6s 5
Sony NEX-F3 5,5

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

In this case, both Canon EOS Rebel T6s and Sony NEX-F3 can shoot movies.

Weight

The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.

Canon EOS Rebel T6s weighs 565 gr (equal to 1,25 lb) which is 80% heavier than Sony NEX-F3 and its 314 gr (or 0,69 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS Rebel T6s 565 gr
1,25 lb
Sony NEX-F3 314 gr
0,69 lb

Canon EOS Rebel T6s vs Sony NEX-F3 Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Canon EOS Rebel T6s and Sony NEX-F3, next to each other. Each category of data is a link to an article covering the subject, giving you a deeper understanding so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the two camera models.

Product
Canon EOS Rebel T6s
Sony NEX-F3
Name Canon EOS Rebel T6s Sony NEX-F3
Manufacturer Canon Sony
Release Date and Price
Canon EOS Rebel T6s
Sony NEX-F3
Release Year 2015 2012
Release Date 2015-02-06 2012-05-17
MSRP 849 USD 599 USD
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Camera Type
Canon EOS Rebel T6s
Sony NEX-F3
Camera Type DSLR Mirrorless
Sensor
Canon EOS Rebel T6s
Sony NEX-F3
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm) APS-C (approx 23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Resolution 6000 x 4000 pixels 4912 x 3264 pixels
Megapixels 24 MP 16 MP
Image Processor DIGIC 6 Bionz
Image
Canon EOS Rebel T6s
Sony NEX-F3
ISO Range 100 - 12800 200 - 16000
White Balance Presets 8 6
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Canon EOS Rebel T6s
Sony NEX-F3
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Contract Detect (sensor)
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Single
Continuous
LiveView
Focus Points 19 25
Lens Mount Canon EF
Canon EF-S

See Compatible Lenses
Sony E
Focal Length Multiplier APS-C Sensor
1.6x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 38 mm
50 mm becomes 80 mm
100 mm becomes 160 mm
200 mm becomes 320 mm
APS-C Sensor (1.5x)
1.5x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 36 mm
50 mm becomes 75 mm
100 mm becomes 150 mm
200 mm becomes 300 mm
Screen & Viewfinder
Canon EOS Rebel T6s
Sony NEX-F3
Articulated LCD Fully articulated Tilting
Screen size 3 3
Screen dots 1040000 920000
Touch screen Yes No
Screen type TFT LCD TFT Xtra Fine LCD
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentamirror) Electronic (optional)
Viewfinder Coverage 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.82 (0.51 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Resolution 0 N/A
Photography features
Canon EOS Rebel T6s
Sony NEX-F3
Frames per second 5 fps 5,5 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Built-in Flash Range 12 meters N/A
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse No No
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Partial
Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Exposure Compensation 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) 2 (at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Canon EOS Rebel T6s
Sony NEX-F3
Video recording Yes Yes
Video format MPEG4
H.264
MPEG4
AVCHD
Video resolution 1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
1440 x 1080
1920 x 1080
Built-in Microphone Yes Yes
Built-in Speakers Yes Yes
Storage
Canon EOS Rebel T6s
Sony NEX-F3
Memory Card SD/SDHC
Memory Stick Pro Duo
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Canon EOS Rebel T6s
Sony NEX-F3
HDMI Output Yes Yes
Microphone Port Yes No
Headphone Port No No
Wireless Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n with NFC)
Yes
Eye-Fi Connected
Remote Control Yes (wired or via smartphone) No
GPS No No
Body & Dimensions
Canon EOS Rebel T6s
Sony NEX-F3
Enviromentally sealed No No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details LP-E17 lithium-ion battery and charger
Lithium-Ion NP-FW50 rechargeable battery & USB charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 440 shots 470 shots
Width 132 mm 117 mm
Height 111 mm 67 mm
Depth 78 mm 42 mm
Weight 565 gram 314 gram