Selecting a DSLR for your next camera opens you up to the Sony universe of lenses and other accessories designed specifically to work with your α6500 + 18–105 mm.
Point and shoot - If you're not quite the expert yet or you're just getting started in the world of photography, the Sony α6500 + 18–105 mm will satisfy your needs.
For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the α6500 + 18–105 mm is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 425 "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.
To get your photos to the quality and spec that your high standards require, your camera should provide you with sufficient controls and tools to achieve this. One example is the range of Auto Focusing Modes that is available on the camera and the α6500 + 18–105 mm does have a good set of options that caters for photographers with high skill levels.
Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Sony α6500 + 18–105 mm video camera should be sufficient for your needs.
Even though recording videos is a passion, you're not necessarily looking to go pro. You're content with making tweaks to a couple of settings to suit the shot you're about to take. The α6500 + 18–105 mm is very accessible which makes it suitable for this.
Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Sony provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.
Recording every moment of the day's events is precious and this device certainly delivers. While the camera is rolling it has a handy Image stabilization feature built-in.
Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Sony α6500 + 18–105 mm is a great companion to have.
For the YouTubers - This is a good choice for your video recordings because in addition to it's excellent Image Sensor Size (23.5 x 15.6 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.
High definition entertainment - While shooting a variety of scenes for your next release, this camera has you covered due to the (23.5 x 15.6 mm mm image sensor it houses.
Ultra High Definition - you'll be able to capture immersive and highly detailed footage with this camera's 4K capability.
If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.
Breathtaking transitions such as rolling clouds or city lights can captured as a time-lapse using the Sony's in-built intervalometer
Low light recording can be tricky, however this camera has got what it takes to help you through that. This is because its minimum aperture number combined with it's maximum ISO sensitivity can produce crispy images with minimal noise.
In taking those celestial photographs, the image sensor size a key component which measures at 23.5 x 15.6 mm (mm) for this particular camera model. You'll also want to shoot using the RAW file format to maximise the details you capture. Good news is, this camera supports that format!
As you go about your business each day, there are moments or situations that come up that you'll want to capture on camera. The Sony α6500 + 18–105 mm makes for a great partner for taking those everyday shots, whether planned or spontaneous.
Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Sony α6500 + 18–105 mm comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.
As lots of sports happen at night or in-doors, the image sensor size plays an important role in image quality during low light conditions. In addition to its 23.5 x 15.6 mm(mm) sensor size, the Sony α6500 + 18–105 mm, also comes with a Tracking Focus mode which is great for photos were the subject is constantly moving.
Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.
As you make trips around the world, every moment tells a story. For this, a good camera is crucial and the α6500 + 18–105 mm is a great option for travel. It's got a combined zoom capability allowing you get a closer look at items that can't be reached easily.^506^*}
From ants to zebras, a camera for nature's mosaic needs to have a great image sensor which is why the 23.5 x 15.6 mm (mm) that comes with this model works well for this scenario. It comes with a Continuous Shooting Mode allowing you to take successive shots rapidly.
If you've got requirements to take photos of a variety of landscapes, then the presence of multiple scene modes on a camera is helpful in order to setup quickly and start shooting. This model from Sony has got this capability making it a suitable option for your needs. In addition, this model has the ability to select what parts of your frame you would like to focus on before you take the shot.
With this model, you no longer need to worry about carrying cables for data transfer all the time as it comes with Wi-FI.
Boasting clean lines and premium looks, the α6500 + 18–105 mm showcases your refined taste in mobile cameras. Guaranteed to make your friends green with envy.
When you're more concerned about what your camera does than how it looks, the α6500 + 18–105 mm is a safe bet.
|Camera Type||SLR Camera Kit|
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||0 - 40 °F|
|Eye Relief||23 mm|
|Image Formats Supported||ARW, JPEG, RAW|
|Scene Modes||Night, Night landscape, Sunset, Landscape (scenery)|
|Scene Modes Present||Yes|
|Self-timer Delay||2, 5, 10 s|
|Shooting Modes||Aperture priority, Auto, Manual, Movie, Scene, Shutter priority|
|White Balance||Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Fluorescent L, Incandescent, Shade, Underwater|
|External Flash Connector||Yes|
|Flash Exposure Compensation||Yes|
|Flash Exposure Correction||±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)|
|Flash Guide Number||6 m|
|Flash Metering Modes||Wireless triggering|
|Flash Modes||Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Flash on, Hi-speed sync, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization|
|Flash Recharging Time||4 s|
|Shoe Mounting Point||Yes|
|Auto Focus (AF) Lock||Yes|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points||425|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection||1|
|Auto Focusing (AF) Modes||AI Focus, Continuous Auto Focus, One Shot Focus|
|Auto Exposure (AE) Lock||Yes|
|ISO Sensitivity||100, 51200|
|ISO Sensitivity (max)||51200|
|ISO Sensitivity (min)||100|
|Light Exposure Control||Program AE|
|Light Exposure Correction||± 5EV (1/2EV; 1/3EV step)|
|Light Exposure Modes||Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE|
|Light Metering||Highlight-weighted, Spot|
|Camera Shutter Type||Electronic|
|Continuous Shooting Mode||Yes|
|Fastest Camera Shutter Speed||1/4000 s|
|Shutter Priority AE||Yes|
|Slowest Camera Shutter Speed||30 s|
|4K Video Capable||Yes|
|Camcorder Media Type||SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|HD Type||4K Ultra HD|
|Live stream capable||1|
|Max FPS @4K||30|
|Maximum Video Resolution||3840 x 2160 pixels|
|Motion JPEG Frame Rate||30 fps|
|Supported Aspect Ratios||3:2, 16:9|
|Video Formats Supported||H.264, MP4, MPEG4|
|Video Resolutions||1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 3840 x 2160 pixels|
|Audio Formats Supported||AAC LC, AC3, LPCM|
|Filter Size||72 mm|
|Focal Length Range (f-f)||18 - 105 mm|
|Interchangeable Lens Present||1|
|Lens Structure (elements/groups)||12/16|
|Maximum Aperture Number||22|
|Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||157.5 mm|
|Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||27 mm|
|Compatible Memory Cards||MS Micro (M2), MS PRO Duo, MS Pro-HG Duo, MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC, SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|Display Diagonal||2.95 "|
|Display Resolution (numeric)||921600 pixels|
|Field Of View||100 %|
|Vari-angle LCD Display||Yes|
|Diopter Adjustment (D-D)||-4 - 3|
|Viewfinder Screen Size||0.39 "|
|Image Sensor Size (W X H)||23.5 x 15.6 mm|
|Total Megapixels||25 MP|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity||1|
|HDMI Connector Type||Micro|
|HDMI Ports Quantity||Yes|
|USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity||1|
|Battery Life (CIPA Standard)||350 shots|
|Battery Technology||Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)|
|Number Of Batteries Supported||1|
|Power Source Type||Battery|
|Video Recording Time||105 min|
|Near Field Communication (NFC)||Yes|
|AC Adapter Included||Yes|
|Lens Cap Included||Yes|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Lens Diameter||78 mm|
|Lens Length||110 mm|
|Weight (including Battery)||453 g|
|Maximum Image Resolution||6000 x 4000 pixels|
|Still Image Resolution(s)||L: 6000 x 4000 (24M), M: 4240 x 2832 (12M), S: 3008 x 2000 (6.0M)L: 6000 x 3376 (20 M), M: 4240 x 2400 (10 M), S: 3008 x 1688 (5.1 M)|