71points

Sony Alpha 7R

60points

Sony NEX-6

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65 facts in comparison

Sony Alpha 7R vs Sony NEX-6

Sony Alpha 7R
Sony NEX-6

Why is Sony Alpha 7R better than Sony NEX-6?

  • 2.33x larger sensor
    ?

    35.8 x 23.9mmvs23.5 x 15.6mm
  • 18 more focus points
    ?

    117vs99
  • 2.25x more megapixels (main camera)
    ?

    36.3MPvs16.1MP
  • 2.7x lower noise at high ISO
    ?

    2746 ISOvs1018 ISO
  • Has AF tracking
    ?
  • 17 better image quality
    ?

    95vs78
  • 50% faster maximum shutter speed
    ?

    1/8000svs0.00025s
  • 8.02% better color depth
    ?

    25.6bitsvs23.7bits

Why is Sony NEX-6 better than Sony Alpha 7R?

  • 20shots longer battery life
    ?

    360shotsvs340shots
  • 2.5x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    ?

    10fpsvs4fps
  • 178g lighter
    ?

    287gvs465g
  • Has a built-in HDR mode
    ?
  • Has a flash
    ?
  • 24.57% less body volume
    ?

    341.71cm³vs573.024cm³
  • 7.1mm narrower
    ?

    119.9mmvs127mm
  • Is DLNA-certified
    ?

Price comparison

Sony Alpha 7R

Buy used:

$459.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony Alpha 7R AmazonSony a7R II Full-Frame Mirrorless Interc...Sony a7R II Full-Frame Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera, Body Only (Black) (ILCE7RM2/B), Base, Base
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$1,298.00
Sony Alpha 7R AmazonSony α7R IV Full-frame Mirrorless Interc...Sony α7R IV Full-frame Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera (ILCE7RM4/B)
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$2,998.00
Sony Alpha 7R AmazonSony Alpha a7RII Mirrorless Digital Came...Sony Alpha a7RII Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only) w/ 128GB SD Card & Photo/SLR Sling Backpack Bundle
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$1,448.00
Sony Alpha 7R AmazonSony a7R III Mirrorless Camera: 42.4MP F...Sony a7R III Mirrorless Camera: 42.4MP Full Frame High Resolution Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera with Front End LSI Image Processor, 4K HDR Video and 3" LCD Screen - ILCE7RM3/B Body, Black
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$2,798.00
Sony Alpha 7R AmazonSony Alpha 7 II E-mount interchangeable ...Sony Alpha 7 II E-mount interchangeable lens mirrorless camera with full frame sensor
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$898.00
Sony Alpha 7R AmazonSony Alpha a7II Digital Camera with FE 2...Sony Alpha a7II Digital Camera with FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens - Bundle with Camera Case, 32GB Class 10 SDHC Card, Filter Kit (UV/CPL/ND2), Clean Kit, SD Card Reader, Card Wallet
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$1,598.00
Sony Alpha 7R AmazonSony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Camera: Comp...Sony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Camera: Compact APS-C Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera with Real-Time Eye Auto Focus, 4K Video, Flip Screen & 16-50mm Lens - E Mount Compatible Cameras - ILCE-6400L/B
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$998.00
Sony Alpha 7R AmazonSony a7R II Alpha Full Frame Mirrorless ...Sony a7R II Alpha Full Frame Mirrorless Digital Camera Body - Bundle with Camera Bag, 32GB Class 10 U3 SDHC Card, Spare Battery, Cleaning Kit, Memory Wallet, Mac Software Package
Amazon logo
$1,386.43
Sony Alpha 7R AmazonSony a7 III ILCE7M3/B Full-Frame Mirrorl...Sony a7 III ILCE7M3/B Full-Frame Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera with 3-Inch LCD, Black
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$1,698.00

Sony NEX-6

Buy used:

$200.00

ProductStorePrice
Sony NEX-6 AmazonSony (DSCW800) 20.1 MP Digital Camera (S...Sony (DSCW800) 20.1 MP Digital Camera (Silver)
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$114.00
Sony NEX-6 AmazonSony NEX-6/B Mirrorless Digital Camera w...Sony NEX-6/B Mirrorless Digital Camera with 3-Inch LED - Body Only (Black) (Renewed)
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$609.95
Sony NEX-6 AmazonSony Alpha a6300 ILCE6300M/B 24.2 MP Mir...Sony Alpha a6300 ILCE6300M/B 24.2 MP Mirrorless Digital Camera with F3.5-5.6 OSS Zoom Lens, E 18-135mm, Black
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$1,189.99
Sony NEX-6 AmazonSony NEX-5TL Mirrorless Digital Camera w...Sony NEX-5TL Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Power Zoom Lens
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$899.99
Sony NEX-6 AmazonPanasonic LUMIX GX85 4K Digital Camera, ...Panasonic LUMIX GX85 4K Digital Camera, 12-32mm and 45-150mm Lens Bundle, 16 Megapixel Mirrorless Camera Kit, 5 Axis In-Body Dual Image Stabilization, 3-Inch Tilt and Touch LCD, DMC-GX85WK (Black)
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$597.99

Design

1.Has a flip-out screen
Sony Alpha 7R
Sony NEX-6
Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.
2.weight

465g

287g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
3.viewfinder coverage

100%

100%

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.
4.Has a hot shoe
Sony Alpha 7R
Sony NEX-6
A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
5.resolution

1358 x 906px

1176 x 784px

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.
6.pixel density

544ppi

471ppi

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.

Optics

1.sensor size

35.8 x 23.9mm

23.5 x 15.6mm

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

117

99

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)

36.3MP

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

4fps

10fps

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
6.has AF tracking
Sony Alpha 7R
Sony NEX-6
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 Alpha 7R
Sony NEX-6
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
3.has a 24p cinema mode
Sony Alpha 7R
Sony NEX-6
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 Alpha 7R
Sony NEX-6
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 stereo microphone
Sony Alpha 7R
Sony NEX-6
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
2.has a microphone input
Sony Alpha 7R
Sony NEX-6
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sony Alpha 7R
Sony NEX-6
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)

340shots

360shots

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 Alpha 7R
Sony NEX-6
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
3.has a rechargeable battery
Sony Alpha 7R
Sony NEX-6
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
4.has a battery level indicator
Sony Alpha 7R
Sony NEX-6
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.noise

2746 ISO

1018 ISO

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

95

78

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Sony Alpha 7R
Sony NEX-6
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.color depth

25.6bits

23.7bits

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

14.1Evs

13.1Evs

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 Alpha 7R
Sony NEX-6
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 Alpha 7R

Buy used:

$459.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony Alpha 7R AmazonSony a7R II Full-Frame Mirrorless Interc...Sony a7R II Full-Frame Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera, Body Only (Black) (ILCE7RM2/B), Base, Base
Amazon logo
$1,298.00
Sony Alpha 7R AmazonSony α7R IV Full-frame Mirrorless Interc...Sony α7R IV Full-frame Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera (ILCE7RM4/B)
Amazon logo
$2,998.00
Sony Alpha 7R AmazonSony Alpha a7RII Mirrorless Digital Came...Sony Alpha a7RII Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only) w/ 128GB SD Card & Photo/SLR Sling Backpack Bundle
Amazon logo
$1,448.00
Sony Alpha 7R AmazonSony a7R III Mirrorless Camera: 42.4MP F...Sony a7R III Mirrorless Camera: 42.4MP Full Frame High Resolution Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera with Front End LSI Image Processor, 4K HDR Video and 3" LCD Screen - ILCE7RM3/B Body, Black
Amazon logo
$2,798.00
Sony Alpha 7R AmazonSony Alpha 7 II E-mount interchangeable ...Sony Alpha 7 II E-mount interchangeable lens mirrorless camera with full frame sensor
Amazon logo
$898.00
Sony Alpha 7R AmazonSony Alpha a7II Digital Camera with FE 2...Sony Alpha a7II Digital Camera with FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens - Bundle with Camera Case, 32GB Class 10 SDHC Card, Filter Kit (UV/CPL/ND2), Clean Kit, SD Card Reader, Card Wallet
Amazon logo
$1,598.00
Sony Alpha 7R AmazonSony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Camera: Comp...Sony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Camera: Compact APS-C Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera with Real-Time Eye Auto Focus, 4K Video, Flip Screen & 16-50mm Lens - E Mount Compatible Cameras - ILCE-6400L/B
Amazon logo
$998.00
Sony Alpha 7R AmazonSony a7R II Alpha Full Frame Mirrorless ...Sony a7R II Alpha Full Frame Mirrorless Digital Camera Body - Bundle with Camera Bag, 32GB Class 10 U3 SDHC Card, Spare Battery, Cleaning Kit, Memory Wallet, Mac Software Package
Amazon logo
$1,386.43
Sony Alpha 7R AmazonSony a7 III ILCE7M3/B Full-Frame Mirrorl...Sony a7 III ILCE7M3/B Full-Frame Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera with 3-Inch LCD, Black
Amazon logo
$1,698.00

Sony NEX-6

Buy used:

$200.00

ProductStorePrice
Sony NEX-6 AmazonSony (DSCW800) 20.1 MP Digital Camera (S...Sony (DSCW800) 20.1 MP Digital Camera (Silver)
Amazon logo
$114.00
Sony NEX-6 AmazonSony NEX-6/B Mirrorless Digital Camera w...Sony NEX-6/B Mirrorless Digital Camera with 3-Inch LED - Body Only (Black) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$609.95
Sony NEX-6 AmazonSony Alpha a6300 ILCE6300M/B 24.2 MP Mir...Sony Alpha a6300 ILCE6300M/B 24.2 MP Mirrorless Digital Camera with F3.5-5.6 OSS Zoom Lens, E 18-135mm, Black
Amazon logo
$1,189.99
Sony NEX-6 AmazonSony NEX-5TL Mirrorless Digital Camera w...Sony NEX-5TL Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Power Zoom Lens
Amazon logo
$899.99
Sony NEX-6 AmazonPanasonic LUMIX GX85 4K Digital Camera, ...Panasonic LUMIX GX85 4K Digital Camera, 12-32mm and 45-150mm Lens Bundle, 16 Megapixel Mirrorless Camera Kit, 5 Axis In-Body Dual Image Stabilization, 3-Inch Tilt and Touch LCD, DMC-GX85WK (Black)
Amazon logo
$597.99

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