Sony a7R III vs Sony a6500 Comparison

Let’s compare the Sony a7R III vs Sony a6500.

We compare all the important specs of each camera. Down below, you can see the new improvements and which camera is better for your needs.


Sony A7R III

Sony A6500

Megapixel 42.2 MP 24.2 Megapixel
Sensor size Full frame (36 x 24 mm) APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm)
Image processor Bionz X Bionz X
Low pass Filter No Yes
AF system Contrast detect+ Phase detect Contrast Detect+ Phase Detect
AF points

399 phase detection AF points

Contrast AF points: 425

Phase Detection: 425
Contrast Detection: 169
ISO 100-102400 64 – 51200
Shutter speed  1/8000 to 30 sec 30sec-1/32000
Image Stabilization 5-axis 5-axis
Continuous shooting speed  10 fps 11 fps
Video 4K @ 30fps 4K Video at 30 fps (3840 x 2160)
Display 3″ Rear Screen Tilting  LCD (1,440,800) 3.0″ 921.6k-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
Hot shoe  Yes  Yes
Wireless Built-in Built-in
Environmentally sealed Yes Yes
Battery life  650 shots 350 shots
Weight 657 g 453 g
Size  127 x 96 x 74 mm 120 x 67 x 53 mm

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