Sony Alpha a6500Nikon D850Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Top 1%2,399 points
Top 1%
Top 4%2,342 points
Top 4%
Top 6%2,285 points
Top 6%
Sony Alpha a6500
Nikon D850
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Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
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Top specs and features

Sony Alpha a6500 vs Nikon D850 vs Canon EOS 5D Mark IV: 91 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

24.2MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
45.7MP
30.4MP

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
35.9 x 23.9mm
36 x 24mm

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.
425
Sony Alpha a9: 693
153
61

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
11fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
7fps
7fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony Alpha a6500
Nikon D850
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
27% 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.
51200ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO
102400ISO
102400ISO

7. weight

453g
HTC Re: 65.5g
915g
890g

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
350shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
1840shots
900shots

9. video recording

2160 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
2160 x 30fps
2160 x 30fps

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony Alpha a6500
Nikon D850
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
37% have it

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony Alpha a6500
Nikon D850
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
49% have it

12. 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
1/8000s
1/8000s

13. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Sony Alpha a6500
Nikon D850
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
11% have it

14. 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 Alpha a6500
Nikon D850
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
25% have it

16. width

120mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
146mm
150.7mm

17. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Sony Alpha a6500
Nikon D850
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
9% have it

18. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
921.6k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
2359k dots
1620k dots

19. volume

427.89cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
1421.16cm³
1331.4cm³

20. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Sony Alpha a6500
Nikon D850
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
25% have it

21. height

66.9mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
124mm
116.4mm

22. 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 Alpha a6500
Nikon D850
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
46% have it

23. thickness

53.3mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
78.5mm
75.9mm

24. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Sony Alpha a6500
Nikon D850
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
30% have it

25. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Sony Alpha a6500
Nikon D850
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
23% have it

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