Sony Alpha a6500 prices and specs
The Sony Alpha a6500 was produced on Jan 2017 and is available in USA for $1,398.00.
The Sony Alpha a6500 belongs to the category of rangefinder style mirrorless cameras. It means that the device is not so big as DSLR cameras but still shoots high quality photographs and has different kinds of taking photos options.
The Alpha a6500 can shoot images at 24 megapixels highest resolution. But if you want to get better image quality the more important thing is a sensor size. This camera has a APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm) sensor that will allow you to take high quality images and at the same time the Alpha a6500 has not very big dimensions and weight. And if you want to capture images of the best quality check Nikon D5.
The camera has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec. It is an average shutter speed which will be enough for taking action images of a very good quality. The camera has tilting LCD that will let you to shoot high quality selfies. The Sony Alpha a6500 is an interchangeable and has Sony E lens mount. If the event needs special shooting conditions, you can switch lens to a more suitable to get the best quality images.
Also this camera has Wi-Fi which means that the photographer can share produced pictures in Facebook or Instagram on the go for example. The Sony Alpha a6500 battery life will be enough to make about 350 images.
Screen & Viewfinder
Lens & Focus
Physical & Battery
Image ratio w:h
Sensor photo detectors
Boosted ISO (maximum)
White balance presets
Image stabilization notes
JPEG quality levels
Minimum shutter speed
Maximum shutter speed
Maximum shutter speed (electronic)
Manual exposure mode
Number of focus points
Focal length multiplier
Weight (inc. batteries)
Battery Life (CIPA)
- Jan 2017
- Rangefinder-style mirrorless
- 24 megapixels
- 6000 x 4000
- APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
- Bionz X
- 3:2, 16:9
- 25 megapixels
- Auto, 100-25600 (expandable to 51200)
- Extra fine, fine, standard
- 30 sec
- 1/4000 sec
- 1/32000 sec
- 6.00 m (at ISO 100)
- Yes (via hot shoe)
- Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear Sync., Slow Sync., Red-eye reduction (On/Off selectable), Hi-speed sync, Wireless
- 11.0 fps
- ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
- ±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
- Yes (3 frames, H/L selectable)
- TFT LCD
- MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
- Contrast Detect (sensor)
- Phase Detect
- Selective single-point
- Face Detection
- Live View
- Sony E
- 453 g (1.00 lb / 15.98 oz)
- 120 x 67 x 53 mm (4.72 x 2.64 x 2.09″)
- Battery Pack
- SD/SDHC/SDXC + Memory Stick Pro Duo
- USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
- Yes (micro-HDMI)
- 802.11b/g/n + NFC
- Yes (via smartphone)
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Rating 7.00 from 10
- Amy Davies, 2017-02-06
It was somewhat of a surprise when Sony launched the A6500 – it hadn’t been all that long since the A6300 hit the market.
The A6500 is, in essence, a faster version of the A6300, with which it shares plenty of specifications: it features a 24.2-megapixel sensor and the same focusing system.
However, there have been a few changes. There’s a faster processor, a new 5-axis image stabilisation system and, after years of resistance, a touch-sensitive screen.Read more
- Ben Andrews, 2017-02-06
With a wealth of features, advanced AF and decent burst shooting, not forgetting 4K video, the A6500 looks like it could be a great camera for a range of disciplines.Read more