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69points
81points

Sony A6000

72points
64points

Sony Alpha 7

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Sony A6000
Comparison winner
Sony Alpha 7
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63 facts in comparison

Sony A6000 vs Sony Alpha 7

Sony A6000
Sony Alpha 7
69
points
Sony A6000
72
points
Sony Alpha 7

Why is Sony A6000 better than Sony Alpha 7?

  • 62 more focus points
    ?

    179vs117
  • 2.2x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    ?

    11fpsvs5fps
  • 80shots longer battery life
    ?

    420shotsvs340shots
  • Has a built-in focus motor
    ?
  • Has a BSI sensor
    ?
  • Has a flash
    ?
  • 36.86% less body volume
    361.8cm³vs573.024cm³
  • Supports a remote smartphone
    ?

Why is Sony Alpha 7 better than Sony A6000?

  • 2.33x larger sensor
    ?

    35.8 x 23.9mmvs23.5 x 15.6mm
  • 1.67x lower noise at high ISO
    ?

    2248 ISOvs1347 ISO
  • 8 better image quality
    ?

    90vs82
  • 50% faster maximum shutter speed
    ?

    1/8000svs0.00025s
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
    ?
  • 2.9% better color depth
    ?

    24.8bitsvs24.1bits
  • Has a stereo microphone
    ?
  • 8.4% wider dynamic range
    ?

    14.2Evsvs13.1Evs

Price comparison

Sony A6000

Sony Alpha 7

Design

1.pixel density
?

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S

1437.5ppi

490ppi

544ppi

2.resolution
?

Best

Fujifilm GFX100

1774 x 1330px

1280 x 720px

1358 x 906px

3.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
Sony Alpha 7
4.Has a flip-out screen
?

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Sony A6000
Sony Alpha 7
5. 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.

Best

Fujifilm GFX100

100%

100%

100%

6.Has a hot shoe
?

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

Sony A6000
Sony Alpha 7

Optics

1.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.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

179

117

2.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
Sony Alpha 7
3.sensor size
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The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

23.5 x 15.6mm

35.8 x 23.9mm

4.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.

Best

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

1640000 ISO

25600 ISO

25600 ISO

5.has built-in optical image stabilization
?

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

Sony A6000
Sony Alpha 7
6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
?

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

Sony A6000
Sony Alpha 7

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
?

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

Leica Q2

1080 x 120fps

1080 x 60fps

1080 x 60fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
?

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Sony A6000
Sony Alpha 7
3.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
Sony Alpha 7
4.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
Sony Alpha 7

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
?

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Sony A6000
Sony Alpha 7
2.has a microphone input
?

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

Sony A6000
Sony Alpha 7
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Sony A6000
Sony Alpha 7

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)
?

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

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

420shots

340shots

2.has a removable battery
?

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

Sony A6000
Sony Alpha 7
3.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Sony A6000
Sony Alpha 7
4.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Sony A6000
Sony Alpha 7

Features

1.image quality
?

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

Best

Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*

100

82

90

2.noise
?

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

Best

Sony Alpha a7 III + Sony FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS

3730 ISO

1347 ISO

2248 ISO

3.color depth
?

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

Best

HP Photosmart R927

42bits

24.1bits

24.8bits

4.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.

Best

Nikon D850 + Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED VR

14.8Evs

13.1Evs

14.2Evs

5.has an external memory slot
?

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.

Sony A6000
Sony Alpha 7
6.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

Sony A6000
Sony Alpha 7

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Sony A6000

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