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Sony A6000
Sony Alpha a6500
Top 28%1,752 points
Top 28%
Top 7%2,253 points
Top 7%
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha a6500
Top specs and features

Sony A6000 vs Sony Alpha a6500: 65 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

0.41% more megapixels (main camera).
24.3MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.2MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.5 x 15.6mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
23.5 x 15.6mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
179
Canon EOS R: 5655
425

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
11fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
11fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha a6500
28% have it

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
25600 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
51200 ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
420shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
350shots

8. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
1080 x 60fps
Fujifilm X-T3: 2160 x 60fps
2160 x 30fps

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha a6500
39% have it

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/4000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/4000s

11. Has phase detection autofocus for videos

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha a6500
12% have it

12. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha a6500
50% have it

13. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha a6500
32% have it

14. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha a6500
46% have it

15. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha a6500
72% have it

16. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
921k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots
921.6k dots

17. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha a6500
26% have it

18. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha a6500
27% have it

19. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha a6500
27% have it

20. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha a6500
20% have it

21. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha a6500
54% have it

22. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha a6500
25% have it

23. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha a6500
18% have it

24. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha a6500
45% have it

25. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha a6500
48% have it

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