Fujifilm X-T3 vs Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 Comparison

Let’s compare the Fujifilm X-T3 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 Fujifilm X-T3 and Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500. Both cameras have APS-C sensors but Fujifilm X-T3 has a 26.1 MP and Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 has a 24.2 MP resolution.

  Fujifilm X-T3 Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500
  Fujifilm X-T3 Front Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Fujifilm Sony
Megapixels 26.1 24.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C APS-C
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.5x 1.5x
AA Filter Not needed Fixed
Image Resolution 6240 x 4160 (26.0 MP, 3:2) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 160 - Max 12800 Min 100 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings AUTO (3) with selectable limits, ISO 160-12800, Extended output sensitivity equivalent to ISO 80, 100, 125, 25600 and 51200 Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, expandable to 51200
Startup Time 1.1 seconds 1.3 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Hybrid Phase/Contrast Detect AF: 425 selectable focus points, 2.16 million phase-detect pixels; Single point AF: EVF / LCD: 13x9 / 25x17 (changeable size of AF frame among 5 types), Zone AF: 3x3 / 5x5 / 7x7 from 91 areas on 13x9 grid, Wide/Tracking AF: Up to 18 area 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 (3) with selectable limits, ISO 160-12800, Extended output sensitivity equivalent to ISO 80, 100, 125, 25600 and 51200 Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, expandable to 51200
Shutter Speed Range 1/32000 - 900 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 64 231
AW Buffer Size 36 110
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,040,000 dots 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 0.5-inch 3.69M-dot OLED with 100% coverage, 0.75x magnification (35mm format equivalent), 23mm eyepoint (from the rear end of the cameras eyepiece), -4 to +2 diopter adjustment, 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 4096x2160 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p/23.98p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, HEVC/H.265, Audio: Linear PCM / Stereo sound 24bit / 48KHz sampling) 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 MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support  
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/160
Internal connections USB Type-C (USB3.1 Gen1), Micro HDMI (Type D), PC-Sync, 3.5mm stereo mic jack, 3.5mm stereo headphone jack, 2.5mm remote jack 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,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 370 shots 310 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 30.7 oz (869 g) includes batteries, kit lens 16.0 oz (453 g) includes batteries
Size 5.2 x 3.7 x 2.3 in. (133 x 93 x 59 mm) 4.7 x 2.6 x 2.1 in. (120 x 67 x 53 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $1,499.00 Buy from Amazon for $1,098.00
Release Date 2018-09-20 2016-11-15