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

Models Nikon D7500 Sony A6500
Megapixel 20.9MP 24.2MP
Sensor size APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm) APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm)
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Max resolution 5568 x 3712 6000 x 4000
Image ratio w:h 3:2 3:2, 16:9
AA filter No Yes
Image processor Expeed 5 Bionz X
ISO ISO 100 – 51200 (expandable to 50 – 1640000) Auto, 100-25600 (expandable to 51200)
White balance presets 12 8
Custom white balance Yes (5)
Image Stabilization Digital only Sensor-shift
Image stabilization notes 3-axis Electronic for Full HD and below 5-axis
AF points 51 425
Viewfinder Magnification 0.94x 0.7x
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 to 30 sec. 1/4000 to 30 sec.
Continuous shooting speed 8 fps 11 fps
LCD Size 3.2″ Tilting LCD 3.0″ Tilting LCD
Touchscreen Yes Yes
LCD Resolution 922,000 dots 921,600 dots
Video 4K UHD Video Recording at 30 fps 4K @ 30 fps
Viewfinder Optical Optical
Hot shoe Yes Yes
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Environmentally sealed Yes Yes
Battery life 950 shots (CIPA) 350 Shots (CIPA)
Dimensions 136 x 104 x 73 mm 120 x 67 x 53 mm
Weight 640g (1.90 lb) 453g (1.00lb)
Price $1,247 $1,398