Sony Alpha a6500Olympus PEN E-P3
Top 1%2,425 points
Top 1%
Top 48%1,263 points
Top 48%
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Top specs and features

Sony Alpha a6500 vs Olympus PEN E-P3: 67 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

1.97x more megapixels.
24.2MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
12.3MP

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
17.3 x 13mm

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
35

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
11fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
3fps

5. 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.
51200 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
12800 ISO

6. weight

132.08g lighter.
453g
HTC Re: 65.5g
320.92g

7. 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
330shots

8. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
2160 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony Alpha a6500
Olympus PEN E-P3
37% have it

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony Alpha a6500
Olympus PEN E-P3
50% have it

11. 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
Olympus PEN E-P3
11% 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
1/4000s

13. 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
Olympus PEN E-P3
26% have it

14. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Sony Alpha a6500
Olympus PEN E-P3
26% have it

16. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Sony Alpha a6500
Olympus PEN E-P3
25% have it

17. 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
614k dots

18. 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
Olympus PEN E-P3
30% have it

19. volume

33.11% less body volume.
427.89cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
NaNcm³

20. battery power

4.55% more battery power.
1100mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
1150mAh

21. 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
Olympus PEN E-P3
46% have it

22. 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 Alpha a6500
Olympus PEN E-P3
72% have it

23. height

2.1mm shorter.
66.9mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
69mm

24. 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 Alpha a6500
Olympus PEN E-P3
17% have it

25. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Sony Alpha a6500
Olympus PEN E-P3
19% have it

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