Panasonic Lumix GX880 vs Sony Alpha A6500 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

Lumix GX880 vs Alpha A6500 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic Lumix GX880 vs Sony Alpha A6500 Specs

Lumix GX880

  • Introduced in May 2019
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 106.5 x 64.5 x 33mm³ (4.2" x 2.5" x 1.3")
  • 270g (8.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Lumix GX880

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

Lumix GX880 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:

Infographic: Lumix GX880 and Alpha A6500 sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Sony Alpha A6500

Panasonic Lumix GX880 VS Sony Alpha A6500 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic Lumix GX880 a better choice

Lumix GX880

Alpha A6500

Larger lens selection (3)8050
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Weighs less (2)270g
(8.7 oz.)
453g
(14.6 oz.)
More portable (2)227cm³
(14 cu.in.)
428cm³
(27 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Lumix GX880 are the larger selection of lenses, that the display has a higher resolution and the lower weight than the Alpha A6500. Another advantage over the Alpha A6500: the more compact size.

The Lumix GX880 scores 9 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A6500

Lumix GX880

Alpha A6500

Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0024.20
Higher speed (4, frames/second)611
Auto Focus points (4)49425
Image stabilizer (3)
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)210350

Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A6500 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Sony are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the optical image stabilizer and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the Lumix GX880: that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 26 points for the Alpha A6500.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Lumix GX880

Alpha A6500

Sensor cleaning
Sensitivity100 - 25600 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Built-in flash
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
WiFi
Panasonic Lumix GX880 VS Sony Alpha A6500 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Lumix GX880 and Alpha A6500

Lumix GX880 und Alpha A6500, front viewLumix GX880 und Alpha A6500, front view

Top view of cameras

Lumix GX880 und Alpha A6500, view from aboveLumix GX880 und Alpha A6500, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic Lumix GX880

Sony Alpha A6500

9
26

We recommend Sony Alpha A6500 as better choice.

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