Sony A6000 + Sony 16-50mm Zoom Lens

Sony A6000 + Sony 16-50mm Zoom Lens

Sony A6000 + Sony 16-50mm Zoom Lens review: specs and price

Sony A6000 + Sony 16-50mm Zoom Lens
Sony A6000 + Sony 16-50mm Zoom Lens

Why is Sony A6000 + Sony 16-50mm Zoom Lens better than the average?

  • Sensor size

    23.5 x 15.6mmvs249.7mm
  • Focus points

  • Megapixels (main camera)

  • Maximum light sensitivity

    25600 ISOvs22421.79 ISO
  • Battery life (CIPA)

  • Continuous shooting at high resolution

  • Video recording (main camera)

    1080 x 60fpsvs42759.78fps
  • Noise

    1347 ISOvs1216.06 ISO

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1280 x 720px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
2.pixel density


Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
3.Has a flip-out screen
Sony A6000 + Sony 16-50mm Zoom Lens
Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.
4.Has a built-in focus motor
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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.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 afterward to get them looking perfect.
6.Has a hot shoe
Sony A6000 + Sony 16-50mm Zoom Lens
A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.


1.wide aperture (main camera)
With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
2.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.
3.sensor size

23.5 x 15.6mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
4.has AF tracking
Sony A6000 + Sony 16-50mm Zoom Lens
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.
5.optical zoom
The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
6.Has phase-detection autofocus for photos
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Phase-detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.


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.
2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Sony A6000 + Sony 16-50mm Zoom Lens
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
3.has a 24p cinema mode
Sony A6000 + Sony 16-50mm Zoom Lens
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 + Sony 16-50mm Zoom Lens
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.


1.has a microphone input
Sony A6000 + Sony 16-50mm Zoom Lens
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
2.number of microphones


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


1.Battery life (CIPA)


CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
2.has a removable battery
Sony A6000 + Sony 16-50mm Zoom Lens
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
3.has a rechargeable battery
Sony A6000 + Sony 16-50mm Zoom Lens
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.


1.image quality


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

1347 ISO

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


The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
4.has an external memory slot
Sony A6000 + Sony 16-50mm Zoom Lens
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
5.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.
6.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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