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Unfortunately I discovered the A6500's IBIS leaves a lot to be desired for video, especially when compared to the far more impressive Olympus & Panasonic IBIS systems.
Like Mark, I had an A6300 and looked to the A6500 as having the one feature I really wanted, IBIS.
What I found when using my Sony 18-200 lens with both cameras, the A6500's IBIS+OIS improvement over the OIS-only approach of the A6300, was very minor. Many have expressed the same disappointment, especially those familiar with the Olympus and new Panasonic systems.
My RX10iii has better stabilization at similar focal lengths.
The difference between the 6300 & 6500 was so minor, that it was hard to detect at anything approaching the long end of the 18-200 lens.
What I did find interesting, and I haven't seen discussed, was I did find the color on the A6500 to be somewhat better than on my A6300. At any rate the improvement, IMO, was not nearly enough to justify keeping the A6500. YMMV.