Panasonic GH5 vs Sony A6500 – Comparison

Here’s a comparison of two mirrorless cameras, the Panasonic GH5 vs Sony A6500.

This specs comparison table between these two high-end cameras will tell you the differences of both. The first one is the sensor size. The Panasonic GH5 has a smaller sensor than the Sony A6500. The a6500 has a larger APS-C sensor and hence bigger sensors are intend to capture more light and deliver better image quality.

Both cameras can shoot 4K footage. The Panasonic GH5 can shoot at 60fps with no recording time limit. The A6500 remains limited to 4K Mode @ 30 frames per second. The GH5 has the ability to shoot 10bit 4:2:2 video up to 4K @ 30fps internally to the SD card.

Specifications difference between Panasonic GH5 vs Sony A6500 cameras

Specifications difference between Panasonic GH5 vs Sony A6500 cameras

Let’s see how Panasonic GH5 vs Sony A6500 compare to each other and which one is a better value for the money. Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera.

Features Panasonic GH5 Sony A6500
Megapixel 20 megapixels 24.2 Megapixel
Sensor size / type Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm) APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm)
Image processor
Venus Engine Bionz X
Low pass filter No Yes
Image stabilization 5-Axis 5-axis
AF points 225 points Phase Detection: 425
Contrast Detection: 169
ISO 100-25600 100-51200
Shutter Min/Max 60sec 1/16000 sec 60 sec 1/32000 sec
Top Continuous Shooting Speed 12fps 11fps
Video 4k @60fps 4K @ 30 fps
Display 3.2″ Fully Articulated 1.62m-Dot Touchscreen LCD 3.0″ 921.6k-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
Hot-shoe Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes No
Battery Life (CIPA) 410 shots 350 shots
Wireless connectivity Built-In Built-In
Dimensions 139 x 98 x 87 mm 120 x 67 x 53 mm
Weight 725 g 453 g
Price US$1,998 US$1,398

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