Sony A6500 vs A6300 Comparison

Our Sony A6500 vs A6300 comparison article is ready and you can check the details of these mid-range cameras with APS-c sized image sensors.

Sony A6300 features a 24-megapixels APS-C image sensor with copper wiring. The mirrorless camera has a 425-point on-sensor phase-detection AF system with maximum ISO of 51200 and 4K video capture up to 100 Mbps.

When we look at to the new Alpha A6500 model. It’s based around the same copper-wired 24MP CMOS sensor as the a6300 but it adds several key features. The MILC has became the company’s flagship APS-C mirrorless camera with in-body 5-axis image stabilization technology and touchscreen.

Specifications Comparison of Sony A6500 vs A6300 Cameras

The a6500 sensor has a newly added front-end LSI chip that gives the camera faster internal processing. It also has hybrid autofocus system with 425 AF points across the sensor. The fast processor provides 4K video recording, 120fps slow motion, and continuous shooting capabilities of up to 11fps or 8fps with the Live View.

Specifications Comparison of Sony A6500 vs A6300 Cameras

You can see the Sony A6500 vs A6300 specs comparison table below. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.

Sony A6500 vs A6300 Comparison Table

Features Sony A6500 Sony A6300
Sensor resolution 24.2MP APS-C CMOS 24.2 MP APS-C CMOS
Sensor Type / Size APS-C CMOS  (23.6×15.6mm) APS-C CMOS  (23.6×15.6mm)
Max Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Image Processor BIONZ X BIONZ X
Image Stabilization Sensor-shift 5 Axis N/A
ISO 100 – 25600
(51200 with boost)
100 – 25600
(51200 with boost)
AF System Fast Hybrid AF – 425 points phase-detection AF
169 points contrast-detection AF0.05 sec. AF
Fast Hybrid AF – 425 points phase-detection AF
169 points contrast-detection AF0.05 sec. AF
LCD 3″ Rear Screen Tilting Touchscreen LCD (921,600) 3.0″ / 921.6K-dots / Tilting (up 90 degrees, down 45 degrees) No touchscreen
Viewfinder 0.39″ (1.0cm) Electronic
2359.3K-dots OLED / (2359,296 dots)
1.07x magnification (0.70x equiv.)
100% coverage 120fps mode available
0.39″ (1.0cm) Electronic
2359.3K-dots OLED / (2359,296 dots)
1.07x magnification (0.70x equiv.)
100% coverage 120fps mode available
Shutter Speed 30 – 1/4000 sec 30 – 1/4000 sec
Built-in Flash Yes (6m) Yes (6m)
Flash X Sync Speed 1/160 sec 1/160 sec
Burst Speed 11 fps at 24.2 MP for up to 233 frames in JPEG
11 fps at 24.2 MP for up to 107 frames in raw format
11 fps at 24.2 MP for up to 21 frames in raw format
11 fps at 24.2 MP for up to 44 frames in JPEG format
Exposure Compensation -3 EV to +3 EV (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps) -3 EV to +3 EV (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing  Yes Yes
Video Recording
(max. res)
2160 30/24p (4K / UHD) 1080 60/30/24/120p 1080  i60 Stereo XAVC S format for 4K and Full HD 2160 30/24p (4K / UHD) 1080 60/30/24/120p 1080  i60 Stereo XAVC S format for 4K and Full HD
Mic Input Yes Yes
Headphone Jack
(audio jack)
No No
Wireless Connectivity Wi-Fi + NFC Wi-Fi + NFC
USB Charge Yes Yes
Battery Life 400 shots 400 shots
Dimensions 120.0 x 66.9 x 53.3 mm (4.7 x 2.6 x 2.1″) 120 x 67 x 49 mm (4.72 x 2.64 x 1.93″)
Weight 453 g (15.98 oz) 404 g (0.89 lb / 14.25 oz)
Price $1,398 $998