Sony Alpha a6500 vs Canon EOS M5

Sony Alpha a6500
Canon EOS M5

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha a6500

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Many focus points
Focus points
425
Really small
Size
Mid size (120×67×53 mm)
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS M5

Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,620k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate

competitors

Sony Alpha a6500 Competitors

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$794 - $898 body only

$910 - $998 with 16-50mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$445 - $548 body only

$479 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony Alpha 7 II

Sony Alpha 7 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,000 - $1,598 body only

$1,410 - $1,798 with 28-70mm lens

Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Focus points Many fewer focus points

Canon EOS M5 Competitors

Fujifilm X-T20

Fujifilm X-T20

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$799 - $899 body only

$999 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points Significantly more focus points
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen size Much smaller screen
Fujifilm X-T2

Fujifilm X-T2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,599 - $1,799 body only

$1,810 - $1,899 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Focus points Significantly more focus points
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS M3

Canon EOS M3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$382 - $679 body only

$485 with 15-45mm lens

Size Smaller
Thickness Thinner
Screen size Much smaller screen

discussion

Sony Alpha a6500
Alpha a6500
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Canon EOS M5
EOS M5
Canon

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