Sony Alpha Digital Camera – Buying Guide

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Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Power Zoom Lens

The Sony Alpha a6000 brings Sony’s latest interface improvements and enhanced JPEG processing to a new level of well-featured, competitively budget friendly camera. Its best features are its comprehensive video controls and continuous autofocusing performance unprecedented at such price. Flexible but optically average power zoom makes this camera a highly capable and compact package

The new Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera sits in the same place in Sony’s mirrorless lineup and offers users a broadly similar feature set, but also adds a number of significant new features. The resolution and processor system have been bumped up; and the most notable feature on the Alpha a6000 is its updated Hybrid AF system.

 

 Additional Features 

Mirrorless Interchangeable-lens Camera w/ 16-50mm lens

Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera lets you test the limits of your creativity with The World’s Fastest Focusing Camera. Every single artistic shot you take from fast-action to candids is the benefit from 24.3-megapixel detail and a BIONZ X processor. To capture crucial moments that go by in a blink, the Alpha α6000 can shoot 11 photos within only one second.

Power of Speed

The Sony Alpha a6000 mirrorless camera features the world’s fastest autofocus (0.06 seconds), including 179 AF tracking points and 11 frames per second!!! Let’s you capture 24.3-megapixel of rich, professional detail.

Features Fast Hybrid AF with 179 phase-detection points

The Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera provides you Enhanced Fast Hybrid AF combines speedy phase-detection, with highly accurate contrast-detection AF. This technology is accelerated through a new Spatial Object Detection algorithm, Fast Hybrid auto focus achieves among the fastest autofocusing performance of any camera.

Ultra-fast response up to 11 fps

With this brand new camera you can capture the perfect moment. The Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera features 11 frames per second continuous shooting with Auto Focus tracking by making the most of the wide range of area 179-point phase-detection AF sensor. Even while dealing with a moving subject the alpha a6000’s superb moving-subject tracking performance ensures you to get the perfect shot during still or video capture.

 

 

High Resolution 24MP APS-C Sensor

You will get incredible detailed and gorgeous enlargements. Special thanks to the newly developed 24.3MP Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor. This sensor has higher resolution than most DSLRs in a body about of half the size and weight.

What you see is what you get with an OLED Viewfinder

You can view every scene in rich detail on the highest contrast 1.4M dot Tru-Finder OLED Electronic Viewfinder. The camera features a new optical system with 4 double aspherical lenses, it delivers a 100% frame coverage with an approximately 33 degree viewing angle for corner-to-corner visibility.

Smartphone remote control & sharing via NFC & Wi-Fi

You can share your gorgeous photos with your family and in social networks. This has never been so easier. The built-in Wi-Fi connectivity allows you to control your camera with your compatible android, Smartphone or tablet. You can also transfer the images taken directly to your mobile device for quick editing, sharing and uploading. Connectivity has been simplified to one-touch utilizing NFC. You can connect by simply touching the camera to the compatible NFC enabled device.

Enhance your creativity with PlayMemories Camera Apps

You can personalize your camera by adding new features with the PlayMemories Camera Apps. you can get the apps in www.playmemoriescameraapps.com

Full HD 1080/24/60P video

The camera allows you to make movie magic with Full HD 1920 x 1080/24p video.

Intuitive controls help you shoot like a pro

Despite having its small size, the Sony α6000 gives you full DSLR control and immediate access to all the functions you need to shoot like a pro. The camera features two dials on top and a rear-mounted control wheel that allows quick selection of shooting modes and camera settings. Additionally to the Fn button, there are seven customizable buttons, these can be assigned any of 474 functions.

Low light situations not a problem

This camera features a Built-in pop-up flash in a compact camera body which is perfect when an extra burst of light is needed to get the perfect shot.

4K Still image output by HDMI

You can enjoy Ultra High Definition slide shows directly from the camera to a compatible 4K TV. The mirrorless α6000 converts images for optimizing 4K image size playback. The camera helps you enjoy expressive rich colors and amazing detailed pictures like never before. In addition, the Images can be viewed via an optional HDMI.

 

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Features at a glance:

 

  • Includes 24 MP APS-C CMOS sensor
  • ISO 100-25600 (expandable up to 51200)
  • It has Hybrid AF with 179-point phase-detection and 25 contrast detect points
  • Features up to 11 FPS continuous shooting
  • Gives the user 3-inch tilting LCD with 921,000 dots
  • The OLED electronic viewfinder is with 100% coverage and 1.4 million dots
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC supported
  • Supports SD/SDHC/SDXC and Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo memory
  • The camera is compatible with Sony E Mount lenses

 

 

 Why would you buy? 

  • Great images from best class sensor
  • Small and light-weight body with generally well placed controls
  • Camera features fast continuous shooting with class-leading AF system
  • User will have Excellent level of control over video
  • Includes High quality and responsive viewfinder

 

 


 Technical Details 

Auto Focus Technology
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Autofocus Points 25
Battery Average Life 420 Photos
CDMA Wi-Fi
Camera Flash Integrated flash included.
Color Black
Compatible Devices Sony Alpha Lenses
Compatible Mountings
  • Sony FE
  • Sony E (NEX)
Configuration Base
Continuous Shooting Speed 11 fps
Digital Zoom 2x
Display LCD
Display Fixture Type Tilting
Display Resolution Maximum 921600
Display Size 3 inches
Effective Still Resolution 24.3 MP
Expanded ISO Maximum 25,600
Expanded ISO Minimum 100
Exposure Control Type
  • iAuto
  • Superior Auto
  • Programmed AE
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Priority
  • Manual
External Memory Included No
File Format JPEG (DCF v2.0, EXIF v2.3), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3)
Flash Memory Type SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
Flash Modes Description Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Flash on, Pre-flash, Slave
Flash Sync Speed 1/160 sec
Flash Type Built-In Flash
Flash Type via Multi Interface Shoe
Focus Description Hybrid autofocus (phase detection/contrast-detect AF)
Focus Type Includes Manual Focus
Form Factor Rangefinder-style mirrorless
GPS None
HDMI Type micro-HDMI
ISO Range Auto, 100-25600 (51200 with Multi-Frame NR)
Image Aspect Ratio 3:2, 16:9
Image Stabilization None
Image types
  • RAW
  • JPEG
Included Components
  • Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Lens (Black)
  • Sony 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens (Black)
  • NP-FW50 Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Battery (1020mAh)
  • Eye Piece
  • AC Adapter AC-UB10
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Neck Strap
  • Warranty
Item Dimensions 2.64 x 1.77 x 4.72 inches
Item Weight 0.76 pounds
Lens Type Interchangeable
Lithium Battery Energy Content 2 Watt Hours
Lithium Battery Voltage 5 Volts
Lithium Battery Weight 3.5 ounces
Manufacturer Warranty Description
  • 1 year coverage for parts
  • 1 year coverage for labor
Material Type Composite
Maximum Aperture ƒ/36
Maximum Focal Length 75 mm
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 of a second
Maximum horizontal resolution 6,000
Metering Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Minimum Aperture ƒ/3.5
Minimum Focal Length 24 mm
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds
Model Year 2014
Optical Sensor Resolution 24 MP
Optical Sensor Size micro four thirds
Optical Sensor Technology APS HD, CMOS
Optical Zoom 3x
Photo Sensor Technology CMOS
Processor Description Bionz X
Remote Control Description wired or PC
Removable Memory Secure Digital card
Self-timer Yes
Sensor Cleaning Method Ultrasonic
Shipping Weight 1.75 pounds
Style Name w/ 16-50mm
Supported Battery Types NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and USB charger
USB 2.0 1
Video Capture Format MPEG-4, AVCHD
Video Capture Resolution 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p, 25p), 640 x 480 (30p, 25p)
Viewfinder Description 1440000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification 0.7x
Viewfinder Type LCD
Water Resistance Level Not Water Resistant
Weather Resistance No

 

 

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PROS CONS
  • Price is affordable
  • Portable Size
  • Great IQ
  • 11 FPS Continuous shooting
  • Great enough AF system (179 AF points)
  • Sony App Support
  • Can also use Sony FE lenses
  • Little bit of Short Battery Life
  • Burst Mode AF accuracy
  • Delay in Slight Electronic Viewfinder

 

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