Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500

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Sony Alpha a6500 Full Specifications

Sensor

Sensor typeCMOS
Image sensor formatAPS-C
Sensor size23.5 x 15.6 mm
Sensor photo detectors25 megapixels
Effective pixels24 megapixels
Image ratio w:h3:2, 16:9
Max resolution6000, 4000
ProcessorBIONZ X

Image

ISO minimum100
ISO maximum25600
Boosted ISO maximum51200
White balance presets8
Image stabilizationSensor-shift
Image stabilization axis5-axis
Uncompressed formatRAW
Supported file formatsJPEG, RAW
Built-in HDR function
AEB/HDR support

Optics & Focus

Lens mountSony E, Sony FE
Magnification (Crop factor)1.5 x
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)Lamp
Contrast autofocus
Focal length multiplier1.5×
Autofocus
Contrast Detect , Phase Detect, Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Tracking, Single, Continuous, Touch, Face Detection, Live View
Manual focus
Number of focus points425
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)425
Image stabiliserBuilt-in
Phase detection autofocus
Number of AF points (contrast)169

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCDTilting
Screen typeTFT LCD
Screen size3 in
Screen dots921600
Touch screen
Live view
ViewfinderElectronic
Viewfinder coverage100 %
Viewfinder resolution2359296
Viewfinder magnification0.7 x
Separate info display

Photography features

Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure mode
Continuous shooting
Number of exposures3
Exposure compensation plus5
Exposure compensation minus-5
Expousure compensation steps1/3, 1/2
AE EV steps1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1, 2
AE frames3, 5
WB Bracketing
Yes
Flash sync speed1/160s
External flash connectionHot shoe
Built-in flash
Flash metering systemTTL
Flash range6 m
External flash
Continuous drive11.0 fps
Self-timer
Metering modesMulti, Center-weighted, Highlight-weighted, Spot
Flash modesAuto, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Fill-in Flash, Slow Sync, Rear-curtain Sync, Redeye Reduction, Wireless Sync, High-speed Sync
Manual settings
Speed (JPEG)11 fps
Speed (RAW)11 fps
Exposure bracketing0.3 - 3.0±EV

Videography features

Maximum resolution3840, 2160
Supported file formatsMPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S, AVC, H.264
MicrophoneStereo
SpeakerMono
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1920x1080
Max frame rate (highest resolution)30 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)120 fps
Video recording

Dimensions

Body typeRangefinder-style mirrorless
Body materialAluminum-magnesium
Colour of productBlack
Weight453 g
Width120 mm
Height67 mm
Length53 mm
Environmentally sealed
Anti-dust system

Storage

Storage typesSD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo

Power

Battery Life (CIPA)350
Battery typeLi-Ion

Connectivity

USB version2.0
HDMI
Microphone port
Headphone port
WirelessBuilt-In
Supported WiFi types802.11b/g/n
Remote control
NFC
Bluetooth
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
Firewire
Bluetooth version4.1

Other features

Orientation sensor
GPS

Sony Alpha a6500 Online reviews

Sony Alpha A6500 review - | Cameralabs
VerdictIn depthQualitySamplesVerdictThe Alpha A6500 is Sony’s most powerful mirrorless camera with an APSC sensor to date. Arriving just eight months after the previous Alpha A6300, the new A6500 unsurprisingly inherits much of that model’s style and capabilities: the same flat-topped compact body with a built-in viewfinder and tilting screen, the same effective autofocus system with…Read more