Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500 Specs

Sony Alpha a6500
Sony Alpha a6500
Released06 Oct 2016
Sensor Resolution24Mp
Type of sensorAPS-C CMOS
ISO range100-25600
Body weight453g
Dimensions120 x 67 x 53 mm
Viewfinder typeElectronic
Screen3" Tilting
Max video resolution3840 x 2160
64
total score
48
imaging score
66
performance score
96
flexibility score
67
convenience score
Portrait

50

portrait rate
Landscape

48

landscape rate
Sport

67

sports rate
Street

73

street rate
Everyday

73

daily rate

advantagesAdvantages

  • A device that is great for portrait shooting
  • Perfect choice for landscape photography
  • Good sensor performance makes this camera suitable for photos of any type
  • The camera has autofocus for high-quality photos of moving subjects
  • The camera can be used in a humid environment
  • Allows shooting in the dark
  • The camera has an LSD display which is a very convenient parameter
  • High-quality video record
  • Has got a microphone
  • Excellent action photo available
  • Wi-Fi connection available

disadvantagesDisadvantages

    Sony Alpha a6500 Nearest Models

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    Sport
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    Street
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    Everyday
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    Sony Alpha a6500: concluding remerks and technical specifications

    The Sony Alpha a6500 is a mirrorless camera launched on 10/06/2016.

    Technically speaking, the Sony Alpha a6500 ranks in the best 10% of its category (and in the best 97 of all cameras in our database) scoring 66/100 overall. The Sony Alpha a6500 weights 453 gr and spans 120 x 67 x 53 mm. This means that it is particularly light and small, indeed one of the most handy opitons within its category.

    Going into details, the Sony Alpha a6500 behaves better than average in its category for:

    • Image Quality (48/100, ranks in the category best 28%)
    • Speed Performance (67/100, ranks in the category best 6%)
    • Versatility (95/100, ranks in the category best 4%)
    On the contrary, the performance of Sony Alpha a6500 is below the category average in:
    • Comfort (68/100, ranks 46% in its category)

    However, the technical performance of your camera should be put in context. Indeed, depending on the type of photogrphy you are interested in, each individual camera feature can impact your pictures to a diffeerent extent. This is the reason way we developed the iCamRank. iCamRank has been designed to wieght all the individual technical specifications of each camera in the camerarace database, depending on the different shooting conditions. Thus, here is what we suggest, depending on the photography type you like most:

    • Portrait - Great (51/100, ranks in the best 22% of its category). Sony Alpha a6500 is perfect for Portrait, one of the best in this class.
    • Landscape - Great (49/100, ranks in the best 21% of its category). Sony Alpha a6500 is perfect for Landscape, one of the best in this class.
    • Sport - Great (68/100, ranks in the best 7% of its category). Sony Alpha a6500 is perfect for Sport, one of the best in this class.
    • Street - Great (72/100, ranks in the best 4% of its category). Sony Alpha a6500 is perfect for Street, one of the best in this class.
    • Everyday - Great (74/100, ranks in the best 4% of its category). Sony Alpha a6500 is perfect for everyday photography, one of the best in this class.

    Last but not least, the price. You can find the Sony Alpha a6500 sold on Amazon for a price comprised between 1029.0 and 1798.0 USD, which is in the average for this camera category.

    Overall, we can easily say that Sony Alpha a6500 is a great value for money. If this is the kind of camera you are looking for, you should definitely consider buying Sony Alpha a6500.

    Sony Alpha a6500 Overall Specifications

    Sensor

    Type

    CMOS

    Size

    APS-C

    Dimensions

    23.5 x 15.6 mm

    Area

    366.6 mm2

    Resolution

    24 Mp

    Image Resolution

    6000 x 4000

    ISO Range

    100 - 25600

    Supports RAW

    Yes

    Lens

    Has Manual Focus

    Yes

    Mount Type

    Sony E

    Lens Count

    73

    Focal Length Multiplier

    1.5

    Screen

    Type

    Tilting

    Size

    3.0"

    Resolution

    922k dots

    Live View

    Yes

    Touch Screen

    Yes

    Viewfinder

    Type

    Electronic

    Resolution

    2359000.0

    Coverage

    100

    Magnification

    0.7

    Photography Features

    Min Shutter Speed

    30s

    Max Shutter Speed

    1/4000s

    Continuous Shooting

    11fps

    Shutter Priority

    Yes

    Aperture Priority

    Yes

    Manual Exposure Mode

    Yes

    Exposure Compensation

    Yes

    Custom White Balance

    Yes

    Image Stabilization

    Yes

    Built-in Flash

    Yes

    Flash Range

    6.0

    Max Flash Sync

    n/a

    Flash Modes

    Flash off
    Autoflash
    Fill-flash
    Rear Sync.
    Slow Sync.
    Red-eye reduction (On/Off selectable)
    Hi-speed sync
    Wireless

    External Flash

    Yes

    AE Bracketing

    Yes

    WB Bracketing

    Yes

    Dxo Scores

    Overall Value

    85

    Color Depth

    24.5

    Dynamic Range

    13.7

    Low Light ISO

    1405

    Exposure Modes

    Multi-Segment

    Yes

    Average

    No

    Spot

    Yes

    Partial

    No

    AF-Area

    No

    Center Weighted

    No

    Autofocus

    Touch

    Yes

    Continuous

    Yes

    Single

    Yes

    Tracking

    Yes

    Selective

    Yes

    Center

    Yes

    Multi Area

    Yes

    Live View

    Yes

    Face Detection

    Yes

    Contrast Detection

    Yes

    Phase Detection

    Yes

    Focus Points Count

    425

    Cross Focus Points Count

    0

    Video

    Resolution

    3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps XAVC S MP4 H.264 Linear PCM

    Max Resolution

    3840x2160

    Supported Formats

    MPEG-4 AVCHD XAVC S

    Microphone Port

    Yes

    Headphone Port

    No

    Connectivity

    Wireless

    Yes

    HDMI

    Yes

    USB

    USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)

    Physical Features

    Environmental Sealing

    Yes

    Water Proof

    No

    Dust Proof

    No

    Shock Proof

    No

    Crush Proof

    No

    Freeze Proof

    No

    Body Weight

    453g

    Physical Dimensions

    120 x 67 x 53 mm

    Battery Shots

    350

    Type

    Battery Pack

    Model

    Other Features

    Timer

    Yes

    Timelapse

    Yes

    Has GPS

    No

    Storage Type

    SD SDHC SDXC + Memory Stick Pro Duo

    Slots

    1

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