Canon EOS 6D vs Sony Alpha a6500

Canon EOS 6D
Sony Alpha a6500

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 6D

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,340 ISO
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
165 lenses
Great battery life
Battery life
980 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha a6500

Size
Really small
Mid size (120×67×53 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 6D.

competitors

Canon EOS 6D Competitors

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$859 - $1,099 body only

$965 - $1,249 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,072 - $2,499 body only

$2,668 - $3,099 with 24-105mm lens

Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Screen size Significantly larger screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$1,647 body only

Viewfinder coverage Better viewfinder coverage
Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

Sony Alpha a6500 Competitors

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$898 body only

$1,048 with 16-50mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
Touch screen No touch screen
Canon EOS M5

Canon EOS M5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$950 - $979 body only

$1,050 - $1,099 with 15-45mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Focus points Many fewer focus points
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$478 - $548 body only

$595 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Weather sealed No weather sealing

discussion

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