The Alpha 65 has the feel of the less expensive Alpha 55, but comes equipped with the excellent 24.3-million-pixel sensor found in the Alpha 77.
To get the most out of the sensor, opting for the 16-50mm f/2.8 lens over the 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 kit optic is advisable. However, the size and weight of the 18-55mm lens better suits the Alpha 65’s build.
Compared to its competition, the Alpha 65 has the best image quality in good light without a doubt. The camera’s overall performance, namely its continuous shooting, has upped the bar for low-end enthusiast-level cameras to follow.