Sony Alpha a6500

Released October, 2016
  • 24 MP
  • APS-C 23.5 x 15.6 mm CMOS
  • 3" LCD

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Sony Alpha a6500

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Alpha a6500
11 fps
Sony A7
5 fps
8 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

Alpha a6500
350 photos
Nikon D500
1,240 photos
Alpha a7 III
710 photos

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Megapixels 24 MP
Resolution 6000 x 4000
Size APS-C
Area 23.5 x 15.6 mm
Crop factor 1.5x
Pixel size 15.3 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 51,200 ISO

focus system

Type Phase detection
Focus points 425
Supports continuous Yes


Min 30 s
Max 1/4000 s

form factor

Size 120 x 67 x 53 mm
Thickness 53 mm
Weight 453 g
Is weather sealed Yes


Includes a GPS No
WiFi 802.11n
Image stabilization Sensor shift


Video Unknown
External mic jack 3.5mm


Type LCD
Size 3"
Resolution 921 k dots
Has a touch screen Yes
Has a flip out screen Yes
Supports live view Yes


Viewfinder mirror None
Viewfinder Viewfinder
Type Electronic
Coverage 100%
Magnification 0.7x
Viewfinder size 0.46x


Max continuous shooting 11 fps
Battery life 350 photos
Continuous shooting 11 fps
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