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Sony A6500 vs Fujifilm X-T2 Comparison

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We are comparing the Sony A6500 vs Fujifilm X-T2 mirrorless cameras with APS-c sized image sensors.

As you know both cameras comes with a 24-Megapixel image sensor. Two high-end mirrorless shooters on the podium. So what maybe the main differences of these two models?

Sony improves the Alpha series A6500 camera with in-body 5-axis image stabilization technology and touchscreen. On the other hand the new Fuji X-T2 camera comes with an upgraded hybrid AF system with more focus points, as well as an AF-point selection joystick. 

Specifications Comparison of Sony A6500 vs Fujifilm X-T2 Cameras

Sony A6500 vs Fujifilm X-T2 Comparison

You can see the Sony A6500 vs Fujifilm X-T2 specs comparison table below. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.

Sony A6500 vs Fujifilm X-T2 Comparison Table

Sensor resolution 24.2MP APS-C Exmor CMOS Sensor  24.3MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS III Sensor
Sensor Type / Size APS-C CMOS / 23.5 x 15.6 mm APS-C CMOS / 23.5 x 15.6 mm
Max Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Image Processor BIONZ X X-Processor Pro
ISO 100 – 25600
(51200 with boost)
Auto, 200 -12800 (expands to 100-51200)
AF System Fast Hybrid AF 425 points phase-detection AF
169 points contrast-detection AF 0.05 sec. AF Precise movie AF High-density Tracking AF technology
Hybrid AF 325 points
(169 phase-detect, 40% frame coverage) 0.06 sec AF
0.05 shutter time lag
0.25 sec shooting interval
LCD 3″ Rear Screen Tilting Touchscreen LCD (921,600) 3.0″ / 1,040K-dots / Scratch-resistant, Tilting, 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
EVF:  0.5-in, 2.36M dots, 100% coverage, 0.77x magnification (equivalent)
Shutter Speed 30-1/4000 sec 30 – 1/8000 sec 30 sec. to 1/32000 sec
(electronic shutter)
Built-in Flash Yes (6m) No
Flash X Sync Speed 1/160 sec 1/250 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
14 fps for up to 42 frames in JPEG format
14 fps for up to 28 frames in Raw format
Exposure Compensation -3 EV to +3 EV (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps) -5 EV to +5 EV (in 1/3 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
3840 x 2160 (29.97p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p), 1920 x 1080 (59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p)
Mic Input Yes Yes
Headphone Jack
(audio jack)
No No
Wireless Connectivity Wi-Fi + NFC Wi-Fi
USB Charge Yes Yes
Battery Life 400 shots  340 shots
Dimensions 120.0 x 66.9 x 53.3 mm (4.7 x 2.6 x 2.1″) 133 x 92 x 49 mm (5.24 x 3.62 x 1.93)
Weight 453 g (15.98 oz) 507 g (1.12 lb / 17.88 oz)
Price $1,398 $1,599