Nikon D7500 vs Sony A6500 Specifications Comparison

Here is the quick overview and specifications comparison of Nikon D7500 vs Sony A6500. You can take a look at the key differences between Nikon D7500 ($1,247) and Sony A6500 ($1,398) and see which one is better for the money. Join Nikon D7500 Facebook Group to get the latest D7500 news in time!

Nikon D7500 Key Features:

  • 20.9-megapixel DX CMOS image sensor
  • Native ISO range of 100-51,200, expandable to 50-1,640,000
  • EXPEED 5 processor
  • Large 3.2” 922K dot, tilting LCD screen with touch functionality
  • 51-point AF system with 15 cross-type sensors and group-area AF paired with up to 8 fps continuous shooting capability
  • Auto Picture Control
  • In-camera batch RAW processing
  • 4K Ultra HD and 1080p Full HD video with stereo sound, power aperture control, auto ISO, 4K UHD Time-Lapse and more
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • SnapBridge functionality
  • Class leading image quality, ISO range, image processing and metering equivalent to the award-winning D500

Sony A6500 Key Features:

  • 24.2MP APS-C Exmor CMOS Sensor
  • BIONZ X Image Processor
  • XGA Tru-Finder 2.36m-Dot OLED EVF
  • 3.0″ 921.6k-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
  • Internal UHD 4K Video & S-Log3 Gamma
  • S&Q Motion in Full HD from 1-120 fps
  • 5-Axis SteadyShot INSIDE Stabilization
  • Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC
  • 4D FOCUS with 425 Phase-Detect Points
  • Up to 11 fps Shooting and ISO 51200

Nikon D7500 vs Sony A6500 Specifications Comparison

ModelsNikon D7500Sony A6500
Megapixel20.9MP24.2MP
Sensor sizeAPS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm)APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm)
Sensor TypeCMOSCMOS
Max resolution5568 x 37126000 x 4000
Image ratio w:h3:23:2, 16:9
AA filterNoYes
Image processorExpeed 5Bionz X
ISOISO 100 – 51200 (expandable to 50 – 1640000)Auto, 100-25600 (expandable to 51200)
White balance presets128
Custom white balanceYes (5)
Image StabilizationDigital onlySensor-shift
Image stabilization notes3-axis Electronic for Full HD and below5-axis
AF points51425
Viewfinder Magnification0.94x0.7x
Shutter Speed Range1/8000 to 30 sec.1/4000 to 30 sec.
Continuous shooting speed8 fps11 fps
LCD Size3.2″ Tilting LCD3.0″ Tilting LCD
TouchscreenYesYes
LCD Resolution922,000 dots921,600 dots
Video4K UHD Video Recording at 30 fps4K @ 30 fps
ViewfinderOpticalOptical
Hot shoeYesYes
WirelessBuilt-InBuilt-In
Environmentally sealedYesYes
Battery life950 shots (CIPA)350 Shots (CIPA)
Dimensions136 x 104 x 73 mm120 x 67 x 53 mm
Weight640g (1.90 lb)453g (1.00lb)
Price$1,247$1,398