Sony announces a6500 and RX100 V: a mirrorless compact premium performance

Sony refreshed its two most popular series of cameras in its portfolio. It’s about the mirrorless a6500, a6300’s successor and the fifth version of the RX100 compact camera. Both come with updated hardware and software features advanced and higher prices than we are accustomed to today.

A6500 model is the new top of the range of mirrorless cameras with APS-C sensor from Sony offer being equipped with 4D Focus, which debuted on a6300. 24.2 megapixel Exmor CMOS sensor for receiving 425 points detection autofocus phase being positioned across the entire image. According to Sony, this is the most densely autofocus system in the world for a camera with interchangeable lenses.

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Chapter performance a6500 features a 5-axis stabilization system, capture possibility 11 frames per second to a maximum burst of 307 frames. The touch screen is probably the most important upgrade to the previous generation, providing quick access to settings, but also facilitates touch-to-focus function similar to that of smartphones. This function can be used even when using the viewfinder for taking pictures, glizarea is off the screen when setting the focus point. The construction was also updated, borrowing elements from A7 II full-frame model with an improved grip, support for tougher targets, higher shutter release button and customizable buttons.

Those who want a compact camera, you can easily carry it in a pocket or bag small but can opt Sony Cybershot RX100 V. This order comes with fast focusing system and 315 focus areas covering 65% of the frame. Unlike his older brother, RX100 V can record up to 24 frames per second with a maximum of 150 photos in burst mode.

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The sensor Exmor RS CMOS DRAM chip provides the ability to achieve shoot in 4K resolution, while Vario-Sonnar T lens f / 1.8 24-70mm focal suggests to capture high performance even in artificial light. Also, the image processor BIONZ X helps users to capture clips slowed up to 1,000 frames per second.

Sony a6500 model will be released in December and will cost 1,700 euro and 2,800 euro in body version alongside SEL1670Z goal. Those who prefer V RX100 compact camera will have to shell out 1,200 euros in November.

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