Leica TL vs Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 Comparison

Let’s compare the Leica TL 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 Leica TL and Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500. Both cameras have APS-C sensors but Leica TL has a 16.3 MP and Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 has a 24.2 MP resolution.

  Leica TL Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500
  Leica TL Front Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Leica Sony
Megapixels 16.3 24.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C APS-C
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.5x 1.5x
AA Filter None Fixed
Image Resolution 4944 x 3278 (16.2 MP, Other) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 12500 Min 100 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100 - 12500 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 Contrast Detection: Single point, multiple point, spot, face detection, touch AF 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 - 12500 Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, expandable to 51200
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode No Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 12 231
AW Buffer Size 110
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.7 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,229,760 dots (409,920 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking No Yes
Viewfinder No / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type Optional Leica Visoflex Electronic Viewfinder 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 No Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (30p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MP4 with stereo audio 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 No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack No Yes
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/180 1/160
Internal connections Leica flash interface with integrated connection for accessories Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Multi Interface Shoe, Multi Micro USB
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
Bluetooth No Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 310 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 13.5 oz (384 g) includes batteries 16.0 oz (453 g) includes batteries
Size 5.3 x 2.7 x 1.3 in. (134 x 69 x 33 mm) 4.7 x 2.6 x 2.1 in. (120 x 67 x 53 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $1,224.00 Buy from Amazon for $1,098.00
Release Date 2016-11-15 2016-11-15