Canon EOS R3 vs Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 Comparison



Let’s compare the Canon EOS R3 vs Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Canon EOS R3 and Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500. While Canon EOS R3 has 35mm sensor, Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 has APS-C sensor and 24.1 has a 24.1 MP and Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 has a 24.2 MP resolution.

  Canon EOS R3 Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500
  Canon EOS R3 Front Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Sony
Megapixels 24.1 24.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm APS-C
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.5x
AA Filter Fixed Fixed
Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 102400 Min 100 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100-102400 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 204800 (H1) Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, expandable to 51200
Startup Time 1.3 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Phase Detection AF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF II; 1053 AF zones; Face+Tracking AF (with face/eye/head/body detection, animal detection, vehicle detection), 1-point AF ([AF frame size] can be set to [Small]), Expand AF Area (Above, below, left and right/Around); Zone AF Large Zone AF (Vertical/Horizontal) Hybrid Contrast/Phase Detection: Wide (425 points phase-detection AF, 169 points contrast-detection AF), Zone, Center, Flexible Spot (Small / Medium / Large), Expanded Flexible Spot
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100-102400 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 204800 (H1) Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, expandable to 51200
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 150 231
AW Buffer Size 110
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.0
LCD Resolution 4,150,000 dots 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display Yes No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF; 0.5-inch OLED, 5.76 million dots, 120fps refresh rate, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor EVF type; 1.0cm (0.39-inch) 2.3M-dot XGA OLED, 100% coverage, 1.07x mag. (0.70x 35mm eq.), 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 6000x3164 (60p/​50p/​30p/​24p/​23.98p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format Video: RAW (CRM); H.265/HEVC; MPEG4 AVC/H.264 Variable (averaged) bit rate; Audio: ALL-I/IPB: Linear PCM/AAC XAVC S / AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant / MP4; Audio: LPCM, 2ch / Dolby Digital (AC-3), 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, 2ch
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC / CFexpress MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support CFexpress
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250s 1/160
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type D), USB-C SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1 Gen 2), 3.5mm stereo microphone and headphone jacks, remote jack, RJ-45 Ethernet Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Multi Interface Shoe, Multi Micro USB
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 440 shots 310 shots
Battery Types LP-E4N compatible Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 35.8 oz (1,015 g) includes batteries 16.0 oz (453 g) includes batteries
Size 5.9 x 5.6 x 3.4 in. (150 x 143 x 87 mm) 4.7 x 2.6 x 2.1 in. (120 x 67 x 53 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2021-11-01 2016-11-15