Fujifilm X-T3 vs Sony Alpha A6500 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

X-T3 vs Alpha A6500 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm X-T3 vs Sony Alpha A6500 Specs

X-T3

  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 26 megapixel
  • 20 frames/second
  • 160 - 12800 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount X-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 132.5 x 92.8 x 58.8mm³ (5.2" x 3.7" x 2.3")
  • 539g (17.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X-T3

Alpha A6500

  • Introduced in October 2016
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 11 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount E Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 120 x 66.9 x 53.3mm³ (4.7" x 2.6" x 2.1")
  • 453g (14.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Alpha A6500

X-T3 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:

Info graphic: X-T3 an Alpha A6500 sensor comparison

X-T3 vs Alpha A6500: Viewfinder

X-T3 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.69 megapixel with magnification of 0.75x.

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.

X-T3 (0.75x)

Alpha A6500 (0.70x)

Simulated viewfinder of the X-T3Simulated viewfinder of the Alpha A6500

Better choice: Fujifilm X-T3

Fujifilm X-T3 VS Sony Alpha A6500 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm X-T3 a better choice

X-T3

Alpha A6500

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.1024.20
Higher speed (4, frames/second)2011
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)3.692.36
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Longer battery life (3, photos)390350
USB 3.0 (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X-T3 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the better viewfinder. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, that the battery has more stamina and the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

The X-T3 scores 20 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A6500

X-T3

Alpha A6500

Better sensibility (4)160 - 12800 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)2550
Built-in flash (2)
Image stabilizer (3)
Weighs less (2)539g
(17.4 oz.)
453g
(14.6 oz.)
More portable (2)723cm³
(46 cu.in.)
428cm³
(27 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A6500 are the larger sensitivity, the larger selection of lenses and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the optical image stabilizer, the lower weight than the X-T3 and the more compact size.

Yields 16 points for the Alpha A6500.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

X-T3

Alpha A6500

Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Sensor cleaning
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
External microphone
WiFi
Fujifilm X-T3 VS Sony Alpha A6500 Dimensions

Look at front view of the X-T3 and Alpha A6500

X-T3 und Alpha A6500, front viewX-T3 und Alpha A6500, front view

Top view of cameras

X-T3 und Alpha A6500, view from aboveX-T3 und Alpha A6500, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm X-T3

Sony Alpha A6500

20
16

We advise to choose the newest model: Fujifilm X-T3.

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