Fujifilm X-T30 vs Sony Alpha A6500 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

X-T30 vs Alpha A6500 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm X-T30 vs Sony Alpha A6500 Specs

X-T30

  • Introduced in February 2019
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 26 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 200 - 12800 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount X-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 118.4 x 82.8 x 46.8mm³ (4.7" x 3.3" x 1.8")
  • 383g (12.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X-T30

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-T30 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-T30 an Alpha A6500 sensor comparison

X-T30 vs Alpha A6500: Viewfinder

X-T30 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.62x.

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-T30 (0.62x)

Alpha A6500 (0.70x)

Simulated viewfinder of the X-T30Simulated viewfinder of the Alpha A6500

Better choice: Sony Alpha A6500

Fujifilm X-T30 VS Sony Alpha A6500 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm X-T30 a better choice

X-T30

Alpha A6500

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.1024.20
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Longer battery life (3, photos)380350
Weighs less (2)383g
(12.4 oz.)
453g
(14.6 oz.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X-T30 are the higher resolution, that the display has a higher resolution and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the Alpha A6500: the lower weight than the Alpha A6500.

The X-T30 scores 12 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A6500

X-T30

Alpha A6500

Higher speed (4, frames/second)811
Better sensibility (4)200 - 12800 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)2550
Image stabilizer (3)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A6500 are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the optical image stabilizer.

Yields 14 points for the Alpha A6500.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

X-T30

Alpha A6500

Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
External microphone
Similar size459cm³428cm³
WiFi
Fujifilm X-T30 VS Sony Alpha A6500 Dimensions

Look at front view of the X-T30 and Alpha A6500

X-T30 und Alpha A6500, front viewX-T30 und Alpha A6500, front view

Top view of cameras

X-T30 und Alpha A6500, view from aboveX-T30 und Alpha A6500, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm X-T30

Sony Alpha A6500

12
14

We advise to choose the newest model: Fujifilm X-T30.

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