86points

Sony a6600

93points

Sony Alpha a9

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Sony a6600 vs Sony Alpha a9

Sony a6600
Sony Alpha a9
86
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Sony a6600
93
points
Sony Alpha a9

Why is Sony a6600 better than Sony Alpha a9?

  • Has a flip-out screen
    ?
  • 160shots longer battery life
    ?

    810shotsvs650shots
  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    2160 x 60fpsvs2160 x 30fps
  • 170g lighter
    503gvs673g
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • Has timelapse function
    ?
  • Has a built-in HDR mode
    ?
  • 27.21% less body volume
    556.34cm³vs764.29332cm³

Why is Sony Alpha a9 better than Sony a6600?

  • 2.31x larger sensor
    ?

    35.6 x 23.8mmvs23.5 x 15.6mm
  • 268 more focus points
    ?

    693vs425
  • 2x higher maximum light sensitivity
    ?

    204800 ISOvs102400 ISO
  • 1.82x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    ?

    20fpsvs11fps
  • 95% faster maximum shutter speed
    ?

    1/8000svs0.0025s
  • Has a built-in focus motor
    ?
  • Has a remote control
    ?
  • 519k dots higher resolution (screen)
    ?

    1440k dotsvs921k dots

Price comparison

Design

1.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sony a6600
Sony Alpha a9
2.Has a flip-out screen
?

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Sony a6600
Sony Alpha a9
3. 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

Sony a6100

100%

100%

100%

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.

Sony a6600
Sony Alpha a9
5.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

Sony a6600
Sony Alpha a9
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 a6600
Sony Alpha a9

Optics

1.has AF tracking
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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 a6600
Sony Alpha a9
2.focus points
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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

425

693

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

35.6 x 23.8mm

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

102400 ISO

204800 ISO

5.has built-in optical image stabilization
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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 a6600
Sony Alpha a9
6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
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A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Sony a6600
Sony Alpha a9

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
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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

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

3456 x 50fps

2160 x 60fps

2160 x 30fps

2.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
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A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.

Sony a6600
Sony Alpha a9
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Sony a6600
Sony Alpha a9
4.Has timelapse function
?

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.

Sony a6600
Sony Alpha a9
5.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 a6600
Sony Alpha a9
6.supports AVCHD format
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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 a6600
Sony Alpha a9

Audio

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

Sony a6600
Sony Alpha a9
2.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Sony a6600
Sony Alpha a9
3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Canon EOS M6 Mark II + Canon EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM

2

2

1

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Sony a6600
Sony Alpha a9
5.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

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

Sony a6600
Sony Alpha a9
6.Has a zoom microphone
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Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

Sony a6600
Sony Alpha a9

Battery

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

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

810shots

650shots

2.battery power
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

4360mAh

2280mAh

2280mAh

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

Sony a6600
Sony Alpha a9
4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Sony a6600
Sony Alpha a9
5.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Sony a6600
Sony Alpha a9
6.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Sony a6600
Sony Alpha a9

Features

1.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 a6600
Sony Alpha a9
2.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

Sony a6600
Sony Alpha a9
3.Has a remote control
?

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Sony a6600
Sony Alpha a9
4.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 a6600
Sony Alpha a9
5.has an accelerometer
?

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Sony a6600
Sony Alpha a9
6.has a HDMI output
?

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Sony a6600
Sony Alpha a9

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