DxOmark has reviewed the Sony A6500 sensor and the mirrorless cameras shows off the same A6300 performance.
The high-end APS-c camera achieved a score of 85 points overall. This is just behind the A7-series full-frame E-mount models.
The Sony A6500 sensor delivered excellent all-round image quality. Excellent color depth around 24 bits at ISO 100 and ISO 200, as well as maintaining good color sensitivity over 20 bits up to ISO1600. See more about comparisons and conclusions.
Sony A6500 sensor gets DxOMarked
The Sony a6500 offers 4D FOCUS with 425 Phase-Detect Points, 24.2MP APS-C Exmor CMOS Sensor, 3.0″ 921.6k-Dot Tilting Touchscreen, Internal UHD 4K Video & S-Log3 Gamma. See the comparison between A6500 vs A7RII and A7II.
From DxOMark conclusion :
“…for photojournalists looking for a small, compact, and convenient hybrid camera solution that offers great results up to ISO 1600. The A6500 is an excellent choice. Better overall image quality and improved low-light performance is available in the hybrid market by stepping up to a full-frame model such as the Sony A7R II, however, which is one of the best-performing cameras we’ve tested. ..”
Sony A6500 sensor results shows that if you need more fetures than you can buy a fresh model. On the other hand when considering the same result of sensor means that no need to upgrade.