63points

Sony A6000

51points

Sony NEX-5T

Sony A6000
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54 facts in comparison

Sony A6000 vs Sony NEX-5T

Sony A6000
Sony NEX-5T

Why is Sony A6000 better than Sony NEX-5T?

  • 0.43% larger sensor
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    23.5 x 15.6mmvs23.4 x 15.6mm
  • 154 more focus points
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    179vs25
  • 1.51x more megapixels (main camera)
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    24.3MPvs16.1MP
  • 90shots longer battery life
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    420shotsvs330shots
  • 10% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
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    11fpsvs10fps
  • 32.71% lower noise at high ISO
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    1347 ISOvs1015 ISO
  • 4 better image quality
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    82vs78
  • 2.12% better color depth
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    24.1bitsvs23.6bits

Why is Sony NEX-5T better than Sony A6000?

  • Has a touch screen
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  • 61.2mm narrower
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    58.8mmvs120mm
  • 5mm thinner
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    40mmvs45mm

Price comparison

Sony A6000

Buy used:

$399.95

ProductStorePrice
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$898.00

Design

1.Has a flip-out screen
Sony A6000
Sony NEX-5T
Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.
2.Has a built-in focus motor
Sony A6000
Sony NEX-5T
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.
3.Has a hot shoe
Sony A6000
Sony NEX-5T
A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
4.screen resolution

921k dots

921k dots

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
5.is a system camera
Sony A6000
Sony NEX-5T
A system camera has many interchangeable components such as lenses, flashes, and other accessories. System cameras offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
6.has a touch screen
Sony A6000
Sony NEX-5T
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Optics

1.sensor size

23.5 x 15.6mm

23.4 x 15.6mm

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

179

25

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.megapixels (main camera)

24.3MP

16.1MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
4.maximum light sensitivity

25600 ISO

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.
5.continuous shooting at high resolution

11fps

10fps

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
6.has AF tracking
Sony A6000
Sony NEX-5T
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.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

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 NEX-5T
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
3.has a 24p cinema mode
Sony A6000
Sony NEX-5T
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 NEX-5T
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 input
Sony A6000
Sony NEX-5T
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)

420shots

330shots

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 NEX-5T
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
3.has a rechargeable battery
Sony A6000
Sony NEX-5T
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
4.has a battery level indicator
Sony A6000
Sony NEX-5T
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.noise

1347 ISO

1015 ISO

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

82

78

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Sony A6000
Sony NEX-5T
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.color depth

24.1bits

23.6bits

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

13.1Evs

13Evs

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.has an external memory slot
Sony A6000
Sony NEX-5T
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.

Price comparison

Sony A6000

Buy used:

$399.95

ProductStorePrice
Sony A6000 walmartSony Digital Camera with Two 64GB SD Car...Sony Digital Camera with Two 64GB SD Cards & Accessory Bundle
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$898.00

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