Sony A6500 sensor reviewed by DxOMark website. They have posted the test results and the high-end APS-c camera achieved a score of 85 points overall.
The Sony a6500 combines the world’s fastest AF speed and highest humber of AF points with in-camera 5-axis image stabilization. The camera offers 4D FOCUS with 425 Phase-Detect Points, 24.2MP APS-C Exmor CMOS Sensor, 3.0″ 921.6k-Dot Tilting Touchscreen, Internal UHD 4K Video & S-Log3 Gamma and more.
According to Sony A6500 sensor test results, high-end mirrorless camera delivered excellent all-round image quality. It has an excellent color depth around 24 bits at ISO 100 and ISO 200, as well as maintaining good color sensitivity over 20 bits up to ISO1600.
Sony A6500 sensor shows off the same A6300 performance
The Sony A6500 achieved almost identical DxOMark sensor score as the A6300. So it has exactly the same A6300 performance. See below for comparison charts.
Sony A6500 vs A7RII vs A7II
From DxOMark conclusion :
“…for photojournalists looking for a small, compact, and convenient hybrid camera solution that offers great results up to ISO 1600. The A6500 is an excellent choice. Better overall image quality and improved low-light performance is available in the hybrid market by stepping up to a full-frame model such as the Sony A7R II, however, which is one of the best-performing cameras we’ve tested. ..”
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