General

Nikon Z6 Sony Alpha a6500
Brand
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Nikon Sony
Lowest price
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$1,764.39 $1,075.99
Announced
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August 2018 October 2016

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Sensor size
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Full frame 35.9x23.9mm n/a
Crop factor
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n/a 1.5x
Megapixels
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24.3 MP 24 MP
Light sensitivity
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204,800 ISO 51,200 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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Unknown Unknown
Sensor cleaning
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n/a Unknown

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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24.3 MP 24 MP
Native resolution
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6048 × 4024 6000 × 4000
Pixel size
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35.3 µm² 15.3 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3.2" 3"
Resolution
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2,100k dots 921k dots
Touch screen
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Yes Yes
Flips out
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Yes Yes
Live view
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n/a Yes

Lens

Zoom
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Unknown n/a
Wide angle
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Unknown n/a
Telephoto
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Unknown n/a
Aperture (wide angle)
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Unknown n/a
Aperture (telephoto)
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Unknown n/a
Macro focus
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Unknown n/a

Form factor

Size
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134×101×68 mm 120×67×53 mm
Depth
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2.7" 2.1"
Weight
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675 g 453 g
Interchangeable lenses
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No Yes
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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n/a Yes
Built-in focus motor
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n/a No

Viewfinder

Type
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Digital Digital
Viewfinder size
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0.80x 0.46x
Coverage
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n/a 100%

Movies

Format
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Unknown Unknown
Supports 24p
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Unknown Unknown
High-speed framerate
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Unknown Unknown
External mic jack
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Yes Yes
Autofocus
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Unknown Unknown
All formats
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Unknown Unknown

Features

Panorama
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Unknown Unknown
HDR
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Unknown Unknown
3D
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Unknown Unknown
Image stabilization
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  1. Sensor shift
  1. Sensor shift
Supports RAW
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Unknown Unknown
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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Unknown Unknown
Shutter lag
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Unknown Unknown
Battery life
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310 shots 350 shots
Continuous shooting
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12 fps 11 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Phase detection Phase detection
Focus points
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273 425
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/8000s 1/4000s
Min
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30s 30s

Flash

Built-in flash
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No Yes
Popup
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n/a No
External connection
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Yes Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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Unknown 1
Supported formats
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Unknown
  1. Memory Stick PRO Duo
  2. SD
  3. SDHC
  4. SDXC

Lenses

Lens availability
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n/a 62 lenses
Lens mount
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n/a Sony E
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