Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 vs Canon EOS 6D Mark II Comparison

Let’s compare the Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 vs Canon EOS 6D Mark II.

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 6D Mark II. While Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 has APS-C sensor, Canon EOS 6D Mark II has 35mm sensor and 24.2 has a 24.2 MP and Canon EOS 6D Mark II has a 26.2 MP resolution.

  Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 Front Canon EOS 6D Mark II Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Canon
Megapixels 24.2 26.2
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) 6240 x 4160 (26.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 25600 Min 100 - Max 40000
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, expandable to 51200 Auto, 100 - 40000 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, Expandable to L (50), H1 (51200) and H2 (102400)
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 OVF: AF-dedicated CMOS sensor, 45-points, up to 45 cross-type (f/5.6), 1 dual-cross (f/2.8 and f/5.6), 27 support f/8 (9 cross-type); Live View: Dual-Pixel CMOS AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, expandable to 51200 Auto, 100 - 40000 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, Expandable to L (50), H1 (51200) and H2 (102400)
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 231 98
AW Buffer Size 110 20
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,040,000 dots (346,600 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen No Yes
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; eye-level pentaprism, ~98% coverage, ~0.71x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking Yes No
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p) 1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
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 MP4 (Video: H.264 IPB/IPB Light, Audio: AAC); MOV ((Video: H.264 All-I, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM, FHD time-lapse only), Motion JPEG (4K time-lapse only))
Memory Card Type MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/160 1/180
Internal connections Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Multi Interface Shoe, Multi Micro USB Mini HDMI (Type C), Remote Jack, 3.5mm Stereo Mic Jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No Yes
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 310 shots 1200 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable LP-E6N or LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 16.0 oz (453 g) includes batteries 55.0 oz (1,560 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 4.7 x 2.6 x 2.1 in. (120 x 67 x 53 mm) 5.7 x 4.4 x 2.9 in. (144 x 111 x 75 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $1,098.00 Buy from Amazon for $1,299.00
Release Date 2016-11-15 2017-07-31