Sony α6500 + SEL1670Z (Kit) Black

MPN: ILCE6500ZBDI.EU  |  EAN: 5013493343924  |  Model: α6500 + SEL1670Z

Price Information

2,463.00

as at 24 Sep 19 | 6:30 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Sony α6500 + SEL1670Z (Kit) Black - ILCE6500ZBDI.EU Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Mirrorless Camera
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Advanced Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Astronomy Photography
Outstanding
Live Streaming
Outstanding
Everyday Life Photography
Outstanding
Event Videos
Outstanding
Wildlife Photography
Outstanding
Events Photography
Outstanding
Home Videos
Outstanding
Landscape Photography
Outstanding
4K Videos
Outstanding
Sports Photography
Outstanding
Vlogging
Outstanding
High FPS Videos
Outstanding
Underwater Photography
Outstanding
Film Making
Outstanding
Travel
Outstanding
Low-light Videos
Outstanding
WiFi Connectivity
Outstanding
Professional Looks
Outstanding
Regular Looks
Outstanding
Bluetooth Connectivity
Outstanding
Camera Body with Lens
Outstanding

Kind of Camera

The Mirror-less Camera is a very good option for taking those shots with a professional flair. The ability to change lenses and tweak a variety of photo settings can be quite powerful. 

Photography Skillset

Simple shots - As a photography noob, this Sony α6500 + SEL1670Z camera would suit you adequately.

For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the α6500 + SEL1670Z 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 + SEL1670Z does have a good set of options that caters for photographers with high skill levels.

Video skill level

Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Sony α6500 + SEL1670Z video camera should be sufficient for your needs.

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Video Scenarios

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 + SEL1670Z 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. 

Other Video needs

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.

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.

Photo Scenarios

The Sony α6500 + SEL1670Z has a sensor size of 23.5 x 15.6 mm (mm) which is crucial for capturing as much light information as possible when taking photographs of the cosmos. The ability to shoot and store images as RAW files and not just JPEG is important for this kind of photography. This model delivers on that!

There are times when you just want to take simple but great photos of things around you without bothering too much about camera settings. For that purpose, the α6500 + SEL1670Z is a really good choice. 

Its important to ensure the celebrant (or special guests) are in clear view in every photo taken. Keeping them in focus while they're moving about is one of the great features that comes with the α6500 + SEL1670Z.

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 + SEL1670Z, also comes with a Tracking Focus mode which is great for photos were the subject is constantly moving.

Sea-life is always breathtaking. With this camera from Sony, you can expect to produce vivid images that showcases the unique tone that are found with photographs taken underwater.

As you make trips around the world, every moment tells a story. For this, a good camera is crucial and the α6500 + SEL1670Z 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.

Other considerations

Sometimes carrying cables about just so you can move your photos across the devices can be a pain. Good thing this particular model comes with Wi-Fi.

Style

Boasting clean lines and premium looks, the α6500 + SEL1670Z 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 + SEL1670Z is a safe bet.

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Technical Specifications

Sony α6500 + SEL1670Z (Kit) Black - ILCE6500ZBDI.EU Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Operating Temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black
Camera
Brightness Adjustment Yes
Eye Relief 23 mm
Image Formats Supported ARW, JPG, RAW
Multi-shot Yes
Photo Effects 1
Saturation Adjustment Yes
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
Flash
Built-in Flash Yes
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
Focusing
Auto Focus 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
Face Detection Yes
Focus TTL
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Manual Focus Yes
Smile Detection Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
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
Manual Exposure Yes
Shutter
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
Video
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
Resolution At Capture Speed [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
Supported Aspect Ratios 3:2, 16:9
Video Formats Supported H.264, MP4, MPEG4
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 3840 x 2160 pixels
Audio
Audio Formats Supported AAC LC, AC3, LPCM
Audio System Mono
Built-in Microphone Yes
Built-in Speaker(s) Yes
Microphone In Yes
Voice Recording Yes
Lens System
Digital Zoom 8 x
Extra/Smart Zoom 2 x
Filter Size 55 mm
Focal Length Range (f-f) 15.875 - 19.05 mm
Interchangeable Lens Present 1
Lens Mount Interface Sony E
Lens Structure (elements/groups) 12/16
Maximum Aperture Number 4
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 102 mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 24 mm
Mounting Type Bayonet
Number Of Diaphragm Blades 7
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards MS Micro (M2), MS PRO Duo, MS Pro-HG Duo, MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Display
Display LCD
Display Diagonal 2.95 "
Display Resolution (numeric) 921600 pixels
Field Of View 100 %
Live View Yes
Touchscreen Yes
Vari-angle LCD Display Yes
Viewfinder
Diopter Adjustment (D-D) -4 - 3
Diopter Correction Yes
Electronic Viewfinder Yes
Magnification 1.07 x
Viewfinder Screen Size 0.39 "
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Sensor
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 23.5 x 15.6 mm
Megapixel 24.2 MP
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type CMOS
Total Megapixels 25 MP
Other Features
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
DC-in Jack Yes
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Connector Type Micro
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity 1
USB Connector Micro-USB
Battery
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 350 shots
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type NP-FW50
Number Of Batteries Supported 1
Power Source Type Battery
Video Recording Time 105 min
Networking
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Version 4.1
Near Field Communication (NFC) Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standards b/g/n
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included Yes
Batteries Included Yes
Cables Included USB
Carrying Case Yes
Hand Strap Yes
Lens Cap Included Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 53.3 mm
Height 66.9 mm
Lens Diameter 66.6 mm
Lens Length 75 mm
Weight 453 g
Weight (including Battery) 453 g
Width 120 mm
Picture Quality
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)
Memory
Memory Slots 1