Sony A6500

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The A6500 is Sony’s new top-end APS-sensor mirrorless camera (E-mount). It features a faster focus, on-sensor IS, a touchscreen, and additional features over the A6300. The camera is made with a magnesium alloy frame and is weather sealed.

  • Sensor: 24mp Sony APS CMOS sensor, 23.5 x 15.6 (1.5x crop), on-sensor 5-axis image stabilization (5 stops CIPA)
  • Mount: Sony E-Mount
  • Images: 6000 x 4000 JPEG or ARW raw; maximum 11 fps (100 shot raw buffer, 300 shots JPEG)
  • Video:  2160P/30/25/24 at 100Mbps (30 fps is a crop), 1080P/120/60/30/25/24 (horz. compromise at 30P/25P), 480P/30/25, XAVC S (50Mbps) or AVCHD with stereo audio, uncompressed video available on the HDMI port, S-Log gamma supported, optional 1080P Slow & Quick mode (1 fps to 120 fps, selectable). Internal 8-bit 4:2:0, external via HDMI is 8-bit 4:2:2,
  • Shutter: mechanical 30 sec to 1/4000 sec., bulb (200k rated), electronic shutter to 1/32000
  • Exposure: multi, center-weighted, spot metering, -5 to +5EV exposure compensation, 8 white balance settings (plus Auto and Custom), ISO 100-25600 (plus Auto, 51200)
  • Focus: 425-phase detect focus points on sensor (?% of frame), 25-point contrast detect, single point, multi-area, face detect, tracking, manual focus override, peaking
  • Display: 3” 922k dot 90° tilting touchscreen LCD, 2.36m dot EVF (.7x magnification)
  • Flash: built-in (GN 6m at ISO 100), 1/160 flash sync, red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync, remote commander
  • Remote: via WiFi
  • Other Notable Features: WiFi with NFC, Bluetooth, optional GPS via smartphone app, downloadable application support, external mic input
  • Cards: Dual SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Pro-HG Duo, UHS-II support
  • Battery: NP-FW50 (350 shot CIPA rating)
  • Size: 4.7 x 2.6 x 2” (120 x 67 x 53mm) wide, tall, deep
  • Weight: 16 ounces (453g) with battery and card
  • Colors: Black
  • Price: US$1400 body only
  • Current Firmware: 1.00
  • Announced: October 6, 2016

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