Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 vs Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II Comparison

Let’s compare the Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 vs Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 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 Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II. While Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 has APS-C sensor, Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II has 35mm sensor and 24.2 has a 24.2 MP and Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II has a 42.4 MP resolution.

  Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II
  Sony Alpha ILCE-A6500 Front Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Sony
Megapixels 24.2 42.4
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Dslr
Crop Factor 1.5x 1.0x
AA Filter Fixed None
Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2) 7952 x 5304 (42.2 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 25600 Min 100 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, expandable to 51200 AUTO (ISO 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 25600, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400
Startup Time 1.3 seconds 1.2 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 TTL Phase-detection AF: Dedicated CCD line sensors: 79 points (15 cross-type points, F2.8- sensitive at the center point); Focal Plane Phase Detection: 399 points (323 selectable points, 79 hybrid-cross auto focus points*) * When Hybrid Phase Detection AF is activated
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, expandable to 51200 AUTO (ISO 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 25600, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 231 61
AW Buffer Size 110 25
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes No
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: 1.3cm (0.5-inch) 2.4M-dot XGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, eyepoint 23mm from the eyepiece lens/18.5mm from the eyepiece frame at -1 m-1 (CIPA standard), eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p) 3840x2160 (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 XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo
Memory Card Type MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No Yes
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 1/250
Internal connections Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Multi Interface Shoe, Multi Micro USB Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI (can output up to 4K/30p 8-bit 4:2:2) ; Microphone and Headphone jacks, DC input terminal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 310 shots 390 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable NP-FM500H Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 16.0 oz (453 g) includes batteries 29.9 oz (849 g)
Size 4.7 x 2.6 x 2.1 in. (120 x 67 x 53 mm) 5.6 x 4.1 x 3.0 in. (143 x 104 x 76 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $1,098.00 Buy from Amazon for $3,198.00
Release Date 2016-11-15 2016-11-30