Sony A6500 : Tests and Reviews

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Type Hybrid
Announced 06/10/2016  
Indicative price (USD) 1400  
Sensor type CMOS  
Resolution 6024 x 4024  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 24.24  
Sensor size (mm) 15.6 x 23.5 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 12.0
Focal length multiplier 1.53 
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  100 - 51200 
Shutter type Electronic/Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 11.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware 1.0 
Dust cleaning Yes 
Mount type Sony E  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type Li-ion, NP-FW50, 7.4V, 1020mAh 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization No 
Camera material Mixed Plastic/Metal 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type Electronic 
View finder magnification 0.7 
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup No 
View finder diopter -4 to +3 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 921600 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen Yes 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes AF-A (Automatic AF), AF-S (Single-shot AF), AF-C ( Continuous AF), DMF (Direct Manual Focus), Manual Focus 
Number of autofocus points 425 
Exposure bracketing Bracket: Cont., Bracket: Single, 3/5/9 frames selectable. With 3 or 5 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0, 2.0, or 3.0 EV increments, with 9 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, or 1.0 EV increments 
Exposure compensation +/- 5.0 EV (1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps selectable) 
Drive modes Single, Continuous (Hi+/Hi/Mid/Lo selectable), Self-timer, Self-timer (Cont.), Bracket: Single, Bracket: Cont., White Balance bracket, DRO bracket 
Buffer size 233 (JPEG), 107 (RAW), 100 (RAW+JPEG) 
Recording medium Memory Stick Duo, SD memory card 
Image format JPEG, RAW (ARW) 
White balance bracketing Yes 
Connectivity USB/NFC/WIFI 
Bluetooth Yes 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes 
Histogram Yes 
GPS  
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 3840 x 2160 / 30 fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus Yes 
Video file format XAVC S, AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant, MP4 
Video codec MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 
Video stabilisation Yes 

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