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Advantages of the Sony Alpha a6500

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Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Focus points
Significantly more focus points
425 vs 117
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
51,200 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
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The Alpha a6500's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
11 fps vs 5 fps
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More than 2x faster continuous shooting
Size
Smaller
120×67×53 mm vs 127×96×60 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
Weight
Lighter
453 g vs 599 g
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More than 20% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
2.1" vs 2.4"
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More than 10% thinner
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Advantages of the Sony a7 II

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Viewfinder size
Much larger viewfinder
0.71x vs 0.46x
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Around 2.5x larger viewfinder
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
1,230k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
Lens availability
More lenses available
92 lenses vs 62 lenses
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Around 50% more lenses available
Fastest shutter speed
Slightly faster max shutter speed
1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

Common Strengths
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Autofocus Both use faster phase detection autofocus Help
fast and accurate
External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Common Weaknesses

Snapsort is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

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