Sony A6500 Specs

Sony A6500 (body only)

Part Number: ILCE-6500

General

  • Depth
    2.1 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    24.2 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    magnesium alloy
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    25000000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    24200000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    APS-C (15.6 x 23.5 mm)
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Anti-Dust coating, Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration)
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ X
  • System
    TTL contrast and phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    425
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Smile Shutter
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264, XAVC S
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    3840 x 2160
  • Audio Signal Format
    AAC, Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel), Linear PCM
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-25600, ISO 51200, ISO auto (100-6400)
  • Exposure Metering
    average, highlight spot, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    1200
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    anti-motion blur, handheld twilight, landscape, macro, night portrait, night scene, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset
  • Special Effects
    Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Clear, Deep, HDR Painting, High contrast monochrome, Illustration, Landscape, Light, Miniature, Neutral, Night Scene, Pop Color, Portrait, Posterization, Retro, Rich-tone monochrome, Sepia, Soft Focus, Soft High-key, Standard, Style Box, Sunset, Toy camera, Vivid, Water Color, partial color
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2500K - 9900K, cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), incandescent, shade, underwater
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3, 5, 9 steps in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1, 2 or 3 EV steps
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-sync Speed
    1/160 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV -2-20 (ISO 100)

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    6
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation, high-speed synchronization (HSS), wireless off-camera control

Lens System

  • Lens Included
    body only

Miscellaneous

  • Protection
    dust-resistant, moisture-resistant
  • Color Category
    black
  • Included Accessories
    AC power adapter, body cap, eyepiece cover, hot shoe cap, micro-USB cable, shoulder strap

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    OLED
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.39 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    2359296 pixels
  • Features
    color temperature control, viewfinder brightness control
  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - OLED

Memory / Storage

  • Image Storage
    6000 x 4000
    4240 x 2832
    3008 x 2000
    6000 x 3376
    4240 x 2400
    3008 x 1688
  • Video Capture
    XAVC S - 3840 x 2160 p - 30 fps - 100Mbps
    XAVC S - 3840 x 2160 p - 24 fps - 100Mbps
    XAVC S - 3840 x 2160 p - 30 fps - 60Mbps
    XAVC S - 3840 x 2160 p - 24 fps - 60Mbps
    XAVC S HD - 1920 x 1080 p - 60 fps - 50Mbps
    XAVC S HD - 1920 x 1080 p - 30 fps - 50Mbps
    XAVC S HD - 1920 x 1080 p - 24 fps - 50Mbps
    XAVC S HD - 1920 x 1080 p - 120 fps - 100Mbps
    XAVC S HD - 1920 x 1080 p - 120 fps - 60Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 p - 60 fps - 28Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 i - 60 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 i - 60 fps - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 p - 24 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 p - 24 fps - 17Mbps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 p - 60 fps - 28Mbps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 p - 30 fps - 16Mbps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 p - 30 fps - 6Mbps
    XAVC S - 3840 x 2160 p - 25 fps - 100Mbps
    XAVC S - 3840 x 2160 p - 25 fps - 60Mbps
    XAVC S HD - 1920 x 1080 p - 50 fps - 50Mbps
    XAVC S HD - 1920 x 1080 p - 25 fps - 50Mbps
    XAVC S HD - 1920 x 1080 p - 100 fps - 100Mbps
    XAVC S HD - 1920 x 1080 p - 100 fps - 60Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 p - 50 fps - 28Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 i - 50 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 i - 50 fps - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 p - 25 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 p - 25 fps - 17Mbps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 p - 50 fps - 28Mbps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 p - 25 fps - 16Mbps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 p - 25 fps - 6Mbps

Additional Features

  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec, 5 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    Chromatic Aberration Compensation (CAC), Clear Image Zoom 2.0x, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Eye-Fi Card Ready, Multi-Frame Noise Reduction, PlayMemories Camera Apps support, Sweep Panorama technology, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, contrast control, distortion correction function, high ISO speed noise reduction, highlight point display, histogram display, noise reduction over long exposures, peripheral shading correction, saturation control, shadow point display, sharpness control, silent shooting, x.v.Color technology

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • X-sync Speed
    1/160 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 310 shots (EVF on)
    Photo shooting - 350 shots (LCD Monitor on)
    Video recording - 1.08 hours (EVF on)
    Video recording - 1.17 hours (LCD Monitor on)
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FW50 lithium ion - manufacturer-specific
  • Details
    1 x Sony NP-FW50 Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1080 mAh (included)
  • Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 310 shots (EVF on)
    Photo shooting - 350 shots (LCD Monitor on)
    Video recording - 1.08 hours (EVF on)
    Video recording - 1.17 hours (LCD Monitor on)

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony a6500
  • Model
    ILCE-6500
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    mirrorless system
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    11 frames per second, 3 frames per second, 6 frames per second, 8 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-25600, ISO 51200, ISO auto (100-6400)
  • ISO (Max)
    51200
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264, XAVC S
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    3840 x 2160
  • Frame Rate (Max Resolution)
    30 fps
  • High-Definition Video Support
    4K
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ X
  • Special Effects
    Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Clear, Deep, HDR Painting, High contrast monochrome, Illustration, Landscape, Light, Miniature, Neutral, Night Scene, Pop Color, Portrait, Posterization, Retro, Rich-tone monochrome, Sepia, Soft Focus, Soft High-key, Standard, Style Box, Sunset, Toy camera, Vivid, Water Color, partial color
  • HDR Mode
    Auto HDR mode
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Smile Shutter
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec, 5 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (5-axis image sensor shift mechanism)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Sony E-mount
  • Features
    Chromatic Aberration Compensation (CAC), Clear Image Zoom 2.0x, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Eye-Fi Card Ready, Multi-Frame Noise Reduction, PlayMemories Camera Apps support, Sweep Panorama technology, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, contrast control, distortion correction function, high ISO speed noise reduction, highlight point display, histogram display, noise reduction over long exposures, peripheral shading correction, saturation control, shadow point display, sharpness control, silent shooting, x.v.Color technology

Dimensions & Weight Details

  • Details
    camera with battery and memory card
  • Weight
    16 oz

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    average, highlight spot, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    1200
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3, 5, 9 steps in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1, 2 or 3 EV steps
  • Shooting Programs
    anti-motion blur, handheld twilight, landscape, macro, night portrait, night scene, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset
  • Bracketing Modes
    Dynamic Range Bracketing, Flash Exposure Bracketing, white balance bracketing

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV -2-20
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 100

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2500K - 9900K, cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), incandescent, shade, underwater
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast and phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    425
  • Auto Focus Features
    Focus Peaking function, Predictive Focus Control

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    24.2 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    APS-C (15.6 x 23.5 mm)
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    15.6 x 23.5 mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Total Pixels
    25000000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    24200000 pixels
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Anti-Dust coating, Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration)

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    921,600 pixels
  • Touch Screen
    Yes
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDHC UHS-I Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDXC UHS-I Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Wireless Interface
    Bluetooth 4.1, IEEE 802.11b/g/n, NFC (Near Field Communication)
  • Sensors
    digital level meter
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PRINT Image Matching

Pro Camcorder Features

  • Audio Signal Format
    AAC, Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel), Linear PCM

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.7 in
  • Depth
    2.1 in
  • Height
    2.6 in
  • Weight
    15.98 oz

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

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