Sony a6500 Mirrorless Camera (Body Only)

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Model Number: ILCE6500/B
Web Code: 10509379

Overview

With incredible 11fps continuous shooting, and a convenient touchscreen LCD display with Touch AF, the Sony a6500 mirrorless camera makes it easier than ever to capture spectacular photos. It features 5-axis in-body image stabilization, and a 24.2MP APS-C Exmor CMOS sensor. It supports 4K video recording, and Wi-Fi, NFC, and Bluetooth connectivity.

$1649.99

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  • 24.2MP APS-C Exmor CMOS sensor with advanced processing reproduces images with accurate colour and captures a high number of frames during continuous shooting
  • Fast 0.05 second AF (autofocus) acquisition increases your chances of getting perfect shot
  • Wide 425 phase detection AF points ensure accurate focusing throughout the frame
  • 5-axis in-body image stabilization helps achieve steady shots with every lens you use
  • 11fps continuous shooting with AE/AF tracking means those priceless split-second moments won't get away
  • 4K Ultra HD recording captures stunning video with incredible detail, with 2.4x oversampling, full pixel readout, and no pixel binning
  • OLED EVF (electronic viewfinder) offers the benefits of Live View and immediacy of an optical viewfinder
  • XAVC S video, S-log2/3, slow/quick frame rates7, 4:2:2 HDMI out
  • Touch AF lets you intuitively select image points to focus via the LCD touchscreen
  • 100 - 25600 ISO range for stills and movies is expandable up to ISO 51200 for stills, ensuring you can capture quality photos in a wide range of bright or dim lighting conditions
  • Wi-Fi, NFC, and QR code connectivity make it easy to transfer files and control the camera remotely
  • High quality magnesium alloy body is moisture- and dust-resistant for long-lasting use in a variety of environments
  • Shutter is tested to 200,000 cycles
  • Slow motion and quick motion recording
  • Compatible with a wide variety of mountable lenses and professional microphone systems
  • Additional features include GPS location data via Bluetooth, silent shooting, focus magnifier and peaking function, bright monitoring, clear image zoom, and photo capture from video
Wi-Fi
Yes
NFC
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
Jpeg
Yes
Raw
Yes
Raw+Jpeg
Yes
Other Formats
JPEG Extra fine; JPEG Fine; JPEG Standard
Guided Shooting Mode
Yes
Languages Supported
English; French; Italian; Spanish; Chinese
Compatible Operating Systems
Not Applicable
Supplied Software
Not Applicable

Included Lens

Lens Frame Colour
Lens Not Included
Lens Range
Lens Not Included
Stabilized
Lens Not Included
Model Number
Lens Not Included
Filter Size
Lens Not Included
35mm Equivalent
Lens Not Included
Lens Weight
Lens Not Included

Body Features

Stabilized Body
Yes
Body Colour
Black
Intelligent Shoe
Yes
Cable Release
No
Weather Sealed
Yes

Power

Battery Type
1 x NP-FW50 Info-LITHIUM Rechargeable Battery
Included Battery Model
NPFW50
Additional Compatible Batteries (not inc)
Not Applicable
Back-up Battery
No
Power Saving Modes
Yes

Physical Features

Width
12 cm
Height
6.69 cm
Depth
5.33 cm
Weight
410 g
Camera Model
Sony a6500
Lens Mount
Sony E-Mount

Image Sensor

NFC Enabled
Yes
Sensor Type
Exmor CMOS Sensor
Image Sensor Format
APS-C
Sensor Crop Factor
Not Applicable
Effective Megapixels
24.2 MP
Bluetooth
Included
Total Pixels
25.0 MP
Colour Filter System
RGB Primary Color Filter
Colour Space
xvYCC standard (x.v.Color when connected via HDMI cable) compatible with TRILUMINOS Color
Low Pass Filter
No
Dust Reduction
Dust and moisture resistance; Charge protection coating on Optical Filter and ultrasonic vibration mechanism
Processor
BIONZ X image processing engine

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type
XGA OLED; 1.0 cm (0.39 type) Colour Electronic Viewfinder
Percentage Coverage
1
Effective Magnification
Approx. 1.07x (35mm camera equivalent: Approx. 0.70x) with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1

Diopter Adjustment

Depth of Field Preview
Yes

LCD Features

LCD Size
3 in
LCD Resolution
921,600 dots
Swivel LCD
Yes
Live Preview
Yes

Auto Focus

AF Type
Fast Hybrid AF(phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF) wth Fast 0.05 sec. AF speed and 425 phase detection AF points
Focusing Modes 1
AF-A (Automatic AF); AF-S (Single-shot AF); AF-C ( Continuous AF); DMF (Direct Manual Focus); Manual Focus
Focusing Modes 2
Wide (425 Points (phase-detection AF); 169 Points(contrast-detection AF)) / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) /Expanded Flexible Spot/ Lock-on AF ( Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot)
AF Points
425
AF Point Selection
Yes
AF Assist Beam
Yes

Exposure

ISO
ISO 100-25600 (Expandable to 51200)
White Balance Settings 1
Auto; Daylight; Shade; Cloudy; Incandescent; Fluorescent
White Balance Settings 2
Warm White; Cool White; Day White; Daylight; Flash; Underwater; Colour Temperature; Colour Filter
Auto White Balance
Yes
White Balance Bracketing
Yes
Exposure Compensation
+/- 5.0EV(1/3 EV, 1/2 EV Steps Selectable)

Shutter

Shutter Type
Electronically-Controlled, Vertical-traverse, Focal-plane Type
Shutter Speeds
Still images: 1/4000 to 30 sec.; Bulb; Movies: 1/4000 to 1/4 (1/3 step); NTSC: Up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto Slow Shutter mode)
Shutter Lag
Not Applicable
Self-Timer
10 sec. Delay; 5 sec. Delay; 2 sec. Delay; Continuous Self-Timer (3 frames after 10 sec. delay/5 frames after 10 sec. delay/3 frames after 5 sec. delay/5 frames after 5 sec. delay/3 frames after 2 sec. delay/5 frames after 2 sec. delay); Bracketing Self-Timer (Off/2 sec. delay/5 sec. delay/10sec. delay)

Drive

Drive Modes
Single Shooting; Continuous Shooting (Hi+/Hi/Mid/Lo selectable); Self-Timer; Self-Timer (Cont.); Bracketing (Cont.; Single; White Balance; DRO)
Drive Modes 2
Single Shooting; Continuous Shooting (Hi+/Hi/Mid/Lo selectable); Self-Timer; Self-Timer (Cont.); Bracketing (Cont.; Single; White Balance; DRO)
Max Burst Jpeg
11 fps
Max Burst Raw
11 fps
Max Burst Raw+JPEG
11 fps
Max Burst Other Format
11 fps

Flash

Built-in Flash Type
Yes
Recycling Time
Approx. 4 seconds
Flash Metering System
Not Applicable
Flash Sync
Yes
Flash Guide Number
6 (in meters at ISO 100)

Video

Video Output Format
NTSC; PAL
Video Modes
(NTSC): XAVC S 4K: 3840 x 2160 (30p/100Mbps, 30p/60Mbps, 24p/100Mbps, 24p/60Mbps); XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080 (60p/50Mbps, 30p/50Mbps, 24p/50Mbps, 120p/100Mbps, 120p/60Mbps); AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (60p/28Mbps/PS, 60i/24Mbps/FX, 60i/17Mbps/FH, 24p/24Mbps/FX, 24p/17Mbps/FH); MP4: 1920 x 1080 (60p/28Mbps, 30p/16Mbps), 1280 x 720 (30p/6Mbps)
Movie File Formats
XAVC S; AVCHD (Format Ver. 2.0 Compliant); MP4
Movie Video Compression
Not Applicable
Movie Audio Compression
Not Applicable
Max Video Resolution
3840 x 2160 (4K UHD)

Playback

Image Playback Modes 1
Single; Panorama Scrolling; Slideshow
Movie Playback Modes
Normal

Storage & Interface

Card Slot
1
Storage Media
SD; SDHC; SDXC; microSD; microSDHC; microSDXC; Memory Stick PRO Duo/PRO-HG Duo/Micro(M2)
Data Interface
Multi / Micro USB Terminal
Video Interface
HDMI Micro Connector (Type-D)
  • ILCE6300/B Camera Body
  • Rechargeable Battery NP-FW50
  • AC Adaptor
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Body Cap
  • Accessory Shoe
  • Eyepiece Cup
  • Micro USB Cable

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    from Vancouver on April 12, 2019

    Camera is good but they lied me with my order! They didnt have it in stock but never informed me about it! I


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    from Ajax, ON on December 12, 2016

    Pre-Ordered on Nov. 9/16 and website said 15 Pre-Orders available. Nov. 16/16 Best Buy Pre-Order still showing 13 Available. Nov. 17/16 Received email confirmation that my item was set to ship, Dec 5/16. Called Best Buy Dec 5, 9 & 12 - - Now told that it should be shipping Dec. 13/16, if not they will escalate to an inquiry. Seriously, what is the point of PRE-ORDERS!!!!!!!


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