Sony A6000Sony Alpha 7
Top 20%1,222 points
Top 20%
Top 5%1,450 points
Top 5%
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Megapixels
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Top 90%
194 cameras
19.73MP - 28.56MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Sony A6000 vs Sony Alpha 7: 62 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

0% more megapixels.
24.30MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.30MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.5 x 15.6mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
35.8 x 23.9mm

3. 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.
179
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
117

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
1347ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
2248ISO

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
11fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
5fps

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha 7
26% have it

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
82
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
90

8. 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.
25600ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
25600ISO

9. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

10. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
420shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
340shots

11. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha 7
35% have it

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
24.10bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
24.80bits

13. 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
48% have it

14. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0s
0s

15. 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
25% have it

16. pixel density

9.93% higher pixel density.
490ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi
544ppi

17. width

7mm narrower.
120mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
127mm

18. 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.
13.10Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.80Evs
14.20Evs

19. height

27mm shorter.
67mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
94mm

20. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
921k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
1230k dots

21. volume

36.82% less body volume.
362cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
573cm³

22. thickness

3mm thinner.
45mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
48mm

23. resolution

25.09% higher resolution.
1280 x 720px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
1358 x 906px

24. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha 7
23% have it

25. 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
45% have it

26. 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
16% have it

27. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
3"

28. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha 7
35% have it

29. has sensor shift stabilization

With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha 7
18% have it

30. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha 7
30% have it

31. 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
72% have it

32. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha 7
44% have it

33. 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
25% have it

34. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha 7
53% have it

35. Has an electronic viewfinder

An electronic viewfinder (or EVF) is a small display showing the image. Benefits of these over optical viewfinders include: they show more of the image, they can be more compact, focusing is easier with digital zoom, and they can also sometimes have extra info on the display, eg. a live histogram.
Sony A6000
Sony Alpha 7
17% have it

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