Sony Revealed Its Latest Compact Cameras, The A6500 & RX100 V

Sony revealed its new flagship APS-C sensor camera, a6500, along with the new RX100 Mark V, the new flagship model for the Cyber-shot RX100 series. It comes with 1.0-type CMOS sensor and fast Hybrid AF with speed of .05-second and 315 phase-detection AF points. The Sony a6500 is priced at US$ 1,400 and will be available in November in US. The new Sony RX100 V compact camera costs US$ 1,000 and will be available later this month.

Sony a6500 Features:

The Sony a6500 features a 24.2 MP APS-C type (23.5 x 15.6 mm) 3:2 Exmor CMOS sensor along with BIONZ X image processing engine. It uses 425 phase-detection AF points along with High-density Tracking AF Technology and Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF) for stills and movies (0.05 second). The new camera offers 11fps (Hi+) continuous shooting and 8fps (Hi) live-view continuous shooting. It comes our with In-body 5-axis image stabilization. The mirrorless camera can shoot in 4K resolution, as well as Full HD videos at up to 120fps.


Sony a6500

Sony RX100 Mark V Features:

The Sony RX100 V sports a 20.1MP 1.0-type (0.52-inches x 0.35-inches) 3:2 Exmor RS CMOS sensor with DRAM chip. This camera uses a dense, widespread 315-AF-point coverage and fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF) (0.05 second). It offers up to 960fps super slow motion shooting and super high-speed Anti-Distortion Shutter up to 1/32000 sec. This new compact camera features a ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T lens along with F1.8 aperture and 2.9x Optical Zoom (during movie recording). It enables smooth-tracking continuous shooting at up to 24fps.


Sony RX100 Mark V

The exterior of both cameras aren’t that different from their predecessors since the button placements are unchanged. They’re also lightweight and are made out of metal.

Pricing And Availability:

The Sony RX100 V is expected to be available in the market next month. On the other hand, the Sony A6500 is expected to be available by November.

Product Price
Sony a6500 US $ 1,400
Sony RX100 Mark V US $ 1,000

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