Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 vs Canon EOS R Comparison

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

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 R. While Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 has APS-C sensor, Canon EOS R has 35mm sensor and 24.2 has a 24.2 MP and Canon EOS R has a 30.3 MP resolution.

  Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 Canon EOS R
  Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 Front Canon EOS R Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Canon
Megapixels 24.2 30.3
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
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 40000
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, expandable to 51200 Auto, 100-40000 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 51200 (H1) and 102400 (H2)
Startup Time 1.3 seconds 2.1 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 Detection AF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Max. 5655 points (selectable); Face+Tracking AF (with eye 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)
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 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 231 126
AW Buffer Size 110 65
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.2
LCD Resolution 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 2,100,000 dots
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen No Yes
Top Deck Display No Yes
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / 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 EVF; 0.5-inch OLED, 3.69 million dots, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24/23.98p)
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 MP4 (Video: MPEG4 AVC/H.264 Variable (averaged) bit rate; Audio:ALL-I: Linear PCM; IPB: AAC)
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 Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/160 1/200s
Internal connections Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Multi Interface Shoe, Multi Micro USB Mini HDMI (Type C), USB-C SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1 Gen 1), 3.5mm stereo microphone and headphone jacks, remote jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 310 shots 350 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion Rechargeable or BG-E22 battery grip
Weight 16.0 oz (453 g) includes batteries 48.0 oz (1,360 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 4.7 x 2.6 x 2.1 in. (120 x 67 x 53 mm) 5.3 x 3.9 x 3.3 in. (136 x 98 x 84 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $1,098.00 Buy from Amazon for $2,299.00
Release Date 2016-11-15 2018-10-15