Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 vs Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Comparison

Let’s compare the Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 vs Canon EOS 5D Mark IV.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 and Canon EOS 5D Mark IV. While Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 has APS-C sensor, Canon EOS 5D Mark IV has 35mm sensor and 24.2 has a 24.2 MP and Canon EOS 5D Mark IV has a 30.4 MP resolution.

  Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
  Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 Front Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Canon
Megapixels 24.2 30.4
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Dslr
Crop Factor 1.5x 1.0x
AA Filter Fixed Fixed
Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2) 6720 x 4480 (30.1 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 25600 Min 100 - Max 32000
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, expandable to 51200 Auto, 100-32000 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 51200 (H1) and 102400 (H2)
Startup Time 1.3 seconds 0.5 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type 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 Phase Detect: OVF: 61-point (up to 41 cross-type points); Up to 5 dual cross-type AF points at f/2.8 and f/5.6, up to 20 cross-type AF points at f/4 and f/5.6, up to 21 cross-type AF points at f/5.6 and f/8, up to 20 horizontal-line AF points at f/5.6, up to 61 horizontal-line AF points at f/8; Dual Pixel CMOS AF on sensor
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, expandable to 51200 Auto, 100-32000 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 51200 (H1) and 102400 (H2)
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 231 Unlimited
AW Buffer Size 110 19
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.2
LCD Resolution 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display No Yes
Focus Peaking Yes No
Viewfinder EVF / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type 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 SLR type; fixed eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.71x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter, fixed focusing screen, on demand grid
Focus Peaking Yes No
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p) 4096x2160 (30p/25p/24p/23.98p)
Video File Format 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 MOV (4K video: Motion JPEG; Full HD and HD Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM), MP4 (Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; Audio: AAC)
Memory Card Type MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No Yes
SD UHS Support SD: UHS-I, CF: UDMA7
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/160 1/200
Internal connections Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Multi Interface Shoe, Multi Micro USB Mini HDMI (Type C), Remote Jack, Stereo Mic Jack, Stereo Monitor Jack, PC-Sync Terminal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS No Yes
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 310 shots 900 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion Rechargeable or BG-E20 battery grip
Weight 16.0 oz (453 g) includes batteries 31.4 oz (890 g) includes batteries
Size 4.7 x 2.6 x 2.1 in. (120 x 67 x 53 mm) 5.9 x 4.6 x 3.0 in. (151 x 116 x 76 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $1,098.00 Buy from Amazon for $2,799.00
Release Date 2016-11-15 2016-09-01