Sony A6000
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Megapixels
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198 cameras
19.73MP - 28.56MP
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megapixels
sensor size
focus points
maximum light sensitivity
longer battery life
continuous shooting at high resolution
24.3
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Sony A6000: 59 facts in review

1. megapixels

24.3MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
284
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2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.5 x 15.6mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
239
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
179
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
181
0

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
1347ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
175
0

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
11fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
167
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6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony A6000
25% have it
150
0

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
82
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
129
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8. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
25600ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
126
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9. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
420shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
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10. video recording

1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
108
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11. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony A6000
33% have it
100
0

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
24.1bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
85
0

13. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.00025s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
79
0

14. pixel density

490ppi
Sony A7: 544ppi
75
0

15. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Sony A6000
24% have it
75
0

16. width

120mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
75
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17. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
921k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
71
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18. height

67mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
70
0

19. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
13.1Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
70
0

20. volume

362cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55: 65.29cm³
70
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21. thickness

45mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55: 13mm
69
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22. resolution

1280 x 720px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
67
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23. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Sony A6000
14% have it
61
0

24. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
57
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25. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Sony A6000
29% have it
56
0

26. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Sony A6000
72% have it
55
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27. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Sony A6000
25% have it
52
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28. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Sony A6000
43% have it
52
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29. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Sony A6000
88% have it
51
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30. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Sony A6000
52% have it
51
0

31. Has an electronic viewfinder

An electronic viewfinder (or EVF) is a small display showing the image. Benefits of these over optical viewfinders include: they show more of the image, they can be more compact, focusing is easier with digital zoom, and they can also sometimes have extra info on the display, eg. a live histogram.
Sony A6000
16% have it
50
0

32. shutter lag

The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
0.06s
Leica M Typ 240: 0.00025s
49
0

33. more viewfinder coverage

With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.
100%
Sony A7: 100%
48
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34. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Sony A6000
18% have it
48
0

35. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Sony A6000
43% have it
48
0
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