Nikon D500 vs Sony Alpha a6500

Nikon D500
Sony Alpha a6500

Reasons to buy the Nikon D500

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
2,359k dots
High ISO
Light sensitivity
1,640,000 ISO
Many lenses available
Lens availability
230 lenses
Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha a6500

Size
Really small
Mid size (120×67×53 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Focus points
Many focus points
425
Weight
Light-weight
453 g

competitors

Nikon D500 Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,419 - $1,497 body only

$1,899 - $1,997 with 24-120mm lens

Storage slots Has more storage slots
Size Slightly smaller
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$714 - $797 body only

$1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Size Smaller
Storage slots Has more storage slots
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$2,156 - $2,797 body only

$2,715 - $3,297 with 24-120mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Storage slots Has more storage slots
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

Sony Alpha a6500 Competitors

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$733 - $798 body only

$841 - $898 with 16-50mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
Touch screen No touch screen
Placeholder

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

Travel zoom

$1,198

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$525 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen

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Nikon D500
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