A quick look at 8 key differences between the  Sony Alpha A6500 and the Sony A6700

Sony A6500 VS A6700

1. Sensor

The Sony A6500 features a 24.2 MP APS-C Exmor CMOS sensor. The A6700 features a 26.0 MP APS-C Back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor.

2. Video

The A6500 can shoot up to 4K30p with no crop. The A6700 can shoot up to 4K60p with a 1.04x crop & 4K120 with a 38% crop.

3. Autofocus

The Sony Alpha A6500 does not support real-time tracking.    The A6700 is more advanced. It can track humans, animals, birds, insects, cars, trains and airplanes.

4. Shutter

The Sony A6500 supports a maximum shutter speed of 1/4000 sec.   The A6700 supports a faster shutter speed of 1/8000 when using its electronic shutter.

5. Drive Speed

The Sony A6500 can shoot 11 fps with its mechanical shutter & 3 fps with its electronic shutter.   The A6700 shoots 11 fps with both shutter types. 

6. File Types

The Sony A6500 only supports compressed RAW and JPEG files. The A6700  supports compressed RAW & JPEG, but also lossless RAW & HEIF.

7. LCD Display

The Sony A6500 display only tilts up and down. The A6700 features a much more versatile vari-angle display with a slightly higher resolution.

6. LCD Display

6. LCD Display

8. Memory Cards

Both cameras have one memory card slot.  The A6500 supports UHS-I SD cards. The A6700 supports the faster UHS-II SD cards.

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