Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Canon EOS R vs Sony Alpha A6500 Specs
All specs: Main page for EOS R
All specs: Main page for Alpha A6500
EOS R vs Alpha A6500 Sensors
On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:
Better choice: Canon EOS R
EOS R vs Alpha A6500: Viewfinder
EOS R has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.68 megapixel with magnification of 0.76x.
Alpha A6500 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.70x.
Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.
EOS R (0.76x)
Alpha A6500 (0.70x)
Advantage: Canon EOS R
Canon EOS R VS Sony Alpha A6500 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Canon EOS R a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||Full frame||APS-C|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||31.30||24.20|
|Auto Focus points (4)||5955||425|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 40000 ISO||100 - 25600 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||3.68||2.36|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||2.10||0.92|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||370||350|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS R are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Canon are the larger sensitivity, the better viewfinder and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is that the battery has more stamina, the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.
The EOS R scores 29 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A6500
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||5||11|
|Larger lens selection (3)||4||50|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Weighs less (2)||660g|
|More portable (2)||1127cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A6500 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the optical image stabilizer, the lower weight than the EOS R and the more compact size.
Yields 16 points for the Alpha A6500.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||3840 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|Canon EOS R VS Sony Alpha A6500 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the EOS R and Alpha A6500
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Canon EOS R
Sony Alpha A6500
We recommend Canon EOS R as better choice.
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