74points

Sony A6000

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Sony A6000 review: specs and price

Sony A6000
Sony A6000
74
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Why is Sony A6000 better than the average?

  • Megapixels
    24.3MPvs16.46MP
  • Sensor size
    23.5 x 15.6mmvs159.3mm
  • Focus points
    179vs48.53
  • Maximum light sensitivity
    25600 ISOvs16106.69 ISO
  • Continuous shooting at high resolution
    11fpsvs6.58fps
  • longer battery life
    420shotsvs390shots
  • Noise
    1347ISOvs970.79ISO
  • Video recording (main camera)
    1080 x 60fpsvs39728.12fps

Top specs and features

Design

1.pixel density

490ppi

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

2160ppi

2.resolution

1280 x 720px

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

5184 x 3888px

3.Has a flip-out screen
Sony A6000

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

4.Has a built-in focus motor
Sony A6000

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.

5. more viewfinder coverage

100%

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.

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

100%

6.Has a hot shoe
Sony A6000

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

Optics

1.focus points

179

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.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

2.sensor size

23.5 x 15.6mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

3.has AF tracking
Sony A6000

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.

4.maximum light sensitivity

25600 ISO

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.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

5.megapixels

24.3MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Sony A6000

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

2160 x 60fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Sony A6000

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

3.has a 24p cinema mode
Sony A6000

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

4.supports AVCHD format
Sony A6000

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.

Audio

1.has a microphone in
Sony A6000

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

2.number of microphones

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Nikon Coolpix B600

2

Battery

1. longer battery life

420shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.has a removable battery
Sony A6000

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

3.has a battery level indicator
Sony A6000

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Sony A6000

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.image quality

82

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Nikon D850

100

2.noise

1347ISO

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Sony Alpha a7 III

3730ISO

3.color depth

24.1bits

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.

Best

HP Photosmart R927

42bits

4.dynamic range

13.1Evs

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.

Best

Nikon D810A

14.8Evs

5.has an external memory slot
Sony A6000

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

6.Has WiFi
Sony A6000

The device can connect to WiFi.

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