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Sony Alpha A6000 Digital Camera

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MILC 24.3MP CMOS 4x May 2016
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38 Reasons For

Twenty-Three Industry Awards

This Sony digital camera has received twenty-three awards from digital camera experts.

Trusted Reviews, Camera Labs, M3.idg.se, Pocket Lint, Focus-numerique.fr, Hi-tech.mail.ru/, Gagadget.com and Ua.gecid.com all wrote that concluded that they would recommend this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This digital camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com, Cnetfrance.fr, 3dnews.ru and Reviewed.com all of whom wrote that this Sony digital camera was exceptional.

This Sony digital camera received a "Gold" from both What Digital Camera and DP Review, both of which decided that this Sony camera was excellent.

The editors of two other expert review sites thought that this Sony camera was good. The reviewer at Ephotozine gave this MILC digital camera a "Highly Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement and the writer at Expert Reviews gave it a "Best Buy" award and decided it would make a great purchase.

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Good Expert Reviews

Based on fourty-nine expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and CNET.com this camera has an average expert rating of 87%.

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 807 user reviews the average user rating of this digital camera is excellent.

Good Quality Pictures

Fifty-five Sony Alpha A6000 owners said in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Amazon Customer wrote in their review on Amazon “From my first impressions it's a lovely camera that takes great pictures even in the automatic modes”. Clashcity Rocker wrote on Amazon “I am still constantly amazed by the quality of pictures and ease of use this camera delivers” in their review of this digital camera. Dave Ashman wrote on Amazon “It feels like a real camera.2) The photo quality is far superior to my RX100 or Fujifilm X-M1 in terms of sharpness” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Several Sony Alpha A6000 owners who purchased this digital camera concluded that it had a good picture resolution. Two years ago Amazon Customer wrote “My decision to upgrade to the A6000 from an NEX6 was instigated by the attraction of an increased count of 24.3 mega pixels and the promises of faster” in their review. Dabbler gave this digital camera a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review on Amazon “I was also interested in the upgraded resolution this camera gives.I bought a kit with the 16 to 50 Zoom”. Dabbler also wrote “Resolution wise the extra eight megapixels makes a difference especially when cropping in”.

A number of Sony Alpha A6000 reviewers reckoned that it had a good image sensor. Three years ago Clashcity Rocker gave the product a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “As with most EVF cameras, there is a sensor to switch between LCD” in their review. Dabbler mentioned on Amazon “Not amazing, better than you might expect for 24 megapixel sensor, they have improved the technology since the NEX 7”. G Hooper mentioned in their Sony Alpha A6000 review “The Sony APS-C sensor provides great results with nice rich JPEG colours”.

Five people who purchased it mentioned that it was good in low light. Clashcity Rocker said three years ago “EVF are also beneficial in low light shooting” . Gareth Steel rated the Sony Alpha A6000 4 stars and said “This is the camera I have been waiting for! OK from a low light perspective it isnt going to be as good a say the A99.”. M. Cashmore said in their review of the Sony Alpha A6000 “It has very competent low light performance”.

Several Sony Alpha A6000 reviewers concluded that the product had a good ISO range. Amateurphotographer.co.uk wrote “Amazing high ISO image quality” in their review of this digital camera. Amateurphotographer.co.uk also wrote “Good high ISO performance”.

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Good Quality Lens

A few Sony Alpha A6000 owners who bought the product thought it had a good autofocus. Three years ago A. M. Vaughan mentioned on Amazon “Sharp images, quick accurate focus, lightweight.I bought this to replace a Nikon D90 DSLR”. Amazon Customer said in their review on Amazon “The promises of faster and more accurate focusing”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Extensive autofocus options which give a lot of flexibility”.

Some people thought the product had a good lens. D.from.london wrote in their review of this digital camera “One of my favorite e-mount lens is the Sigma Art F2.8 60mm”. Dabbler mentioned “I need to be replaced it with the 18 to 55 as I believe that this lens gives sharper images than the kit lens” in their review of this digital camera and scored it 80 out of 100. Dave Ashman mentioned “The only downside is the lens selection”.

Some Sony Alpha A6000 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good zoom. Dave Ashman mentioned “Has a very useful zoom range of 27-153mm, so it's a very good single-lens solution for landscapes, portraits”. One person who reviewed the Sony Alpha A6000 thought it had a good image stabiliser. Three years ago Clashcity Rocker mentioned in their review on Amazon “It also has in-lens stabilization”.

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Easy to Use

A number of Sony Alpha A6000 reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer wrote “The digital view finder is very handy too when shooting in bright outside conditions”. Amazon Customer also said “The controls are improved, auto-focus has to be the best in any CSC so far”. Clashcity Rocker rated this digital camera as excellent and said in their review of the Sony Alpha A6000 on Amazon “The REALLY helpful "Focus Peaking", which will show the areas that are in focus, great if you want to use a old lens”.

A number of Sony Alpha A6000 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was easy to use the menus. Clashcity Rocker mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Sony have thankfully taken the camera menu system from their well respected A7 full-frame range, so it's really quick”. Three years ago Mosta67 mentioned “The standard settings will be ideal for fast moving toddlers” in their review. Mrs. Pauline D. Horkan mentioned on Amazon also three years ago “The camera menus are so easy to learn” in her Sony Alpha A6000 review.

A few Sony Alpha A6000 owners who reviewed the product considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Dabbler wrote in their review of this digital camera “I like the slightly enlarged handgrip”. M. Cashmore mentioned in their review of this digital camera three years ago “I feel much more comfortable carrying it round than I did with a full size”.

One person wrote in their reviews that the Sony Alpha A6000 was easy to handle. Amazon Customer said in their review “Preferred the handling of this one” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. One Sony Alpha A6000 owner said in their reviews that this digital camera performed as expected. Phil Moore mentioned in his review of the Sony Alpha A6000 “Does exactly what it says on the tin” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

One Sony Alpha A6000 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good interface. Dpreview.com mentioned on DP Review “The a6000 brings Sony's latest interface improvements and enhanced JPEG processing to a well-featured, competitively-priced mid-range camera”.

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Good Technical Features

Several Sony Alpha A6000 reviewers who reviewed the product mentioned that it had good features. Daniel B. mentioned “Sharp, light and great features”. Graham Hall mentioned three years ago “Light to carry and offering great features at an affordable price”. M. Cashmore mentioned on Amazon “Great camera, fun features, good shots, wish it was metal”.

Robust

Several customers wrote in their reviews that the Sony Alpha A6000 was well made. Clashcity Rocker said on Amazon three years ago “Build quality is exceptionally good” in their review of the Sony Alpha A6000 and rated the Sony Alpha A6000 5 stars. Ephotozine.com mentioned on expert review site Ephotozine “The camera features a new 24.3 megapixel APS-C sensor, 11fps continuous shooting with AF, 3inch tilting screen, built in fla” and gave the Sony Alpha A6000 a rating of 5 stars. Expert website Cameralabs.com said “The Sony A6000 is a good solid interchangeable lens camera with one major advantage over rivals”.

A few Sony Alpha A6000 owners wrote in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Dave Ashman said on Amazon “Also feels very sturdy and comfortable grip for prolonged use”. Mr J S Gill wrote on Amazon “It feels sturdy and has the right amount of weight, not too light that you wonder what you paid for (like some new smart phones these days” and scored the product 5 stars. Mr J S Gill also wrote “The lenses supplied with the camera are equally impressive, sturdy, metal parts”.

Some customers reckoned that this digital camera was reliable. A. M. Vaughan said in their review “I think the autofocus is more reliable and it is so much more practical” and scored it very highly. Dave Ashman scored it very highly and he wrote on Amazon “I believe that Amazon reviews are usually the most helpful and dependable, so when people choose to rate an outstanding product as '1 star' because they lost the eyepiece”. Jason mentioned “It seems far less reliable for a decent picture than my basic point” but in spite of that he gave it a score of 40 out of 100.

One customer thought the product was easy to damage or scratch. Tiger-Samurai gave the Sony Alpha A6000 a very good review and mentioned in their review “The Package with the camera arrived in a good condition, without any damage”.

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Nice Design

Several Sony Alpha A6000 reviewers who purchased the Sony Alpha A6000 concluded that it was good looking. Clashcity Rocker said on Amazon “The bundled lens here is pretty decent if you are starting out on the E-mount format, I got some nice shots right out the box” in their review and gave it an excellent review score. D.from.london wrote in their review of this digital camera “The results were pretty amazing” . G Hooper rated it as excellent and mentioned in their review of the Sony Alpha A6000 “The operation is pretty quick and its focus speed is greatly improved compared to the previous NEX models”.

A few customers who reviewed the product considered that it was neat. Mosta67 gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “The viewfinder is neat - not had one of these for over a decade since my Minox”. Roy Wyatt mentioned “Good neat camera”.

A few Sony Alpha A6000 owners wrote in their reviews that the Sony Alpha A6000 was a good design. Three years ago Cnet.com mentioned on expert website CNET.com “Coupled with the compact -- compared to a dSLR -- design and excellent feature set”. In the same month Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned “Solid design” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Also three years ago Dp Review wrote in their review of this digital camera on DP Review “Outstanding image quality Lightweight design with big grip Easier to use UI than previous NEX UI”.

Some Sony Alpha A6000 reviewers said in their reviews that this digital camera was ergonomic. Dave Ashman gave the product a score of 5 stars and he said “What's so great about the A6000?1) It's simply the most ergonomic of all the small APSC cameras anywhere near this price point”. G Hooper mentioned “Large enough to be ergonomically great to use”.

One person who bought it said that it was smooth. Expert review site Smh.com.au wrote “It has a powered zoom for smooth video use” in their review of this digital camera. One Sony Alpha A6000 owner who bought it concluded that it was angular. Three years ago expert website Todayonline.com wrote “The compact mirrorless camera's simple, angular body comes in two colours — black”.

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Good Size

Several Sony Alpha A6000 reviewers said in their reviews that the product was compact. Three years ago Amazon Customer gave it a very good rating and wrote on Amazon “We also looked at the A5000 for its compact size”. Clashcity Rocker mentioned in their review of this digital camera “It's compact size makes it a good walk-about lens”. D.from.london wrote in their review two years ago “This is a real shame as this is my smallest and most compact lens” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

Five Sony Alpha A6000 reviewers wrote that it was lightweight. D. Smith said on Amazon “This camera gives me everything that I've been missing in a small and lightweight package”. Three years ago Gareth Steel said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “It's lightweight body, fast focusing, machine gun 11fps” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. Expert website Stuff.tv rated the product 5 stars and wrote in their Sony Alpha A6000 review in the same month “It's also surprisingly compact and lightweight considering t”.

Three people mentioned in their reviews that it was a good body shape. Two years ago Amazon Customer gave the product a score of 5 stars and said “The SEL50 which is even sharper on this body than my earlier NEXs” in their review of the Sony Alpha A6000. Clashcity Rocker wrote on Amazon “The body grip has a nice feel” in their Sony Alpha A6000 review. M. Cashmore wrote on Amazon “The only things I think I would change about the camera is the body construction”.

Two Sony Alpha A6000 owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was heavy and bulky. Clashcity Rocker wrote on Amazon “It feels like a very solid camera, without feeling too heavy”. Mr J S Gill he mentioned on Amazon “Not too heavy that it becomes an issue to carry around”.

Two Sony Alpha A6000 reviewers who reviewed the Sony Alpha A6000 considered that it was a good depth. Dave Ashman said in his Sony Alpha A6000 review “It means that the photos have lovely depth of field - isolation of the main subject from the background - which is nicely blurred”. Paul wrote “Also a reasonable amount of depth of field helps!I did try the tracking facility”.

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Good Connectivity

Several people who reviewed it agreed that it was wifi compatible. Amazon Customer said in their review “Wifi is a nice gimmick and may have uses for some” . Gareth Steel mentioned on Amazon “Having wi-fi built in is very useful”. Music Lover wrote on Amazon “Wireless and NFC work perfectly, linking to a large UHD TVto view images is amazing” in their review.

A number of Sony Alpha A6000 reviewers agreed that the product was good in terms of connectivity. Amazon Customer wrote “Wi-Fi connectivity are handy and we love the near-field-communication;” in their review. Amateurphotographer.co.uk wrote “Good Connectivity” in their review of the Sony Alpha A6000 and gave it a score of 4 stars.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was able to connect to the internet.

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Good Product Quality

Several customers who reviewed the Sony Alpha A6000 wrote that it was good quality. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon two years ago “The leap in image quality is noticeable”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “The image quality is significantly better with the A6000 of course”. B.tarran mentioned “The sensor is the same as nikon's 24mp apsc cameras and the picture quality as good” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Thirteen people who reviewed the product thought it had a good viewfinder. Mrs. Pauline D. Horkan wrote “Viewfinder is so clear” in her review of the Sony Alpha A6000 and gave the Sony Alpha A6000 a rating of 5 stars. S. C. Lee wrote in their Sony Alpha A6000 review on Amazon “Shoot to a keen ameture photographer as it can be set very easily from the view finder to cope with any tyupe of photographic effect you may require” and scored it very highly. Ephotozine.com mentioned in their Sony Alpha A6000 review “The Sony Alpha A6000 offers an impressive range of features, including a good electronic viewfinder” .

A few Sony Alpha A6000 owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was mirrorless. Clashcity Rocker said in their review three years ago “As a long-term owner, I still believe this camera is unbeatable in the mirrorless market”. D.from.london wrote “One of the Best Mirrorless Cameras in the World” in their review of the Sony Alpha A6000. Expert review site Kenrockwell.com mentioned in their Sony Alpha A6000 review “The Sony A6000 is a very competent APS-C mirrorless camera with an excellent built-in electronic viewfinder (EVF”.

A number of people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good screen. Dabbler said “I find myself using the viewfinder a lot more than the screen It is much better than the previous NEX6 Finder, even though on paper the resolution is lower”. Dave Ashman said “It looks stunning on a full-HD screen” in his review of this digital camera. Toptenreviews.com mentioned “The Sony Alpha a6000 mirrorless camera features a bright LCD screen and built-in Wi-Fi” in their Sony Alpha A6000 review.

A few people who purchased the Sony Alpha A6000 considered that it had an electronic viewfinder. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “The EVF is far better than I'd expected”. G. A. Siddons wrote “The EVF is great you get exactly what you see” in their review. Mike P mentioned on Amazon “The EVF is superb, allowing you to frame up your image”.

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Good Video Capture

Some customers who reviewed the Sony Alpha A6000 thought it was good for video recording. Amazon Customer scored the product 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Articulating screen is great for video and waist level shots”. Three years ago Dave Ashman gave it a score of 5 stars and he wrote “It works great.4) Video is crisp, creamy-smooth panning”. Two years ago G Hooper gave the product an excellent review score and said “The tilt screen is extremely useful (especially for video) and the viewfinder is of very good quality”.

Good Support

A few people mentioned in their reviews that the product had good technical guidance. D. Smith wrote on Amazon “Don't be put off by poor reviews of the manual” in their review of this digital camera. Rhys mentioned on Amazon “Miss on fast moving targets and manual focus can become quite burdensome to set”. Three years ago Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned “1080p video with full manual control” in their Sony Alpha A6000 review and scored it 4 stars.

Sony Has Good Camera Reviews

We checked 13,605 expert and owner reviews for Sony cameras and found that on average Sony has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically within its MILC digital cameras range.

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Good Battery Life

Three Sony Alpha A6000 reviewers who bought it thought it had a good battery life. Three years ago Clashcity Rocker said “Definately saves battery life.I'm a big fan of the NFC functionality, all devices should have it! Tap your phone on it when in camera mode”. Clashcity Rocker also wrote “Updating the onboard apps, as this also vastly improves standby battery life”.

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Alpha A6000 has a built-in flash, which is unusual. Most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the Alpha A6000 do not have a built-in flash.

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Quite High Megapixel

The megapixels of new similar spec cameras range from 12MP to 52MP, and the average megapixel is 21MP. The Alpha A6000 has a quite high megapixel (24.3 megapixels) compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that are a similar age to the Alpha A6000.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Like most of the other latest MILC digital cameras, the Sony Alpha A6000 supports Wi-Fi.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a Wi-Fi and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 is also worth considering.

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Very Light

The weights of cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Alpha A6000 range from 230g to 740g, and the average weight is 390g. The Alpha A6000 is one of the lighter new comparable spec digital cameras (only 285 grams) amongst MILC digital cameras of this age.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on MILC digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is typical of many cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Alpha A6000 has a wider light exposure correction than most digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera has a ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) light exposure correction, whereas most MILC digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it have a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

A ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) light exposure correction is actually the best light exposure correction amongst all MILC digital cameras that are a similar age to the Alpha A6000.

Amongst similar types of digital camera the worst light exposure correction is ± 5EV (1/2EV; 1/3EV step).

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The number of HDMI connector types found on the Alpha A6000 is more than most new MILC digital cameras. This Sony digital camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector type found on cameras that were released in the last year.

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Stereo Audio System

This camera has a Stereo audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on MILC digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution(s)

This digital camera has a still image resolution(s) of 6000 x 4000|6000 x 3376|4240 x 2832|4240 x 2400|3008 x 2000|3008 x 1688, which is typical of many latest MILC digital cameras.

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of recently released similar spec digital cameras is 6,400, the highest is 410,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 44,000. With an ISO sensitivity (max) of 51,200, the Alpha A6000 has a quite high ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Alpha A6000.

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Fairly Many Total Megapixels

Across all the cameras that are a similar age to the Alpha A6000 the total megapixels range from 12MP to 34MP. With a total megapixels of 24.7 megapixels, the Sony Alpha A6000 has a quite many total megapixels compared to most of the other newly released comparable spec cameras.

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Has Eight White Balance

The Alpha A6000 has a greater number of white balance modes than most MILC digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Sony camera has a Shade white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on MILC digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Alpha A6000. The white balance "Auto", "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Underwater" are also found on this camera.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Slideshow Playback Modes

This digital camera has a Slideshow playback modes, which is typical of many recently released similar spec digital cameras.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many MILC digital cameras that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modes

The Alpha A6000 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This camera has an Aperture priority AE light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on recently released MILC digital cameras. The light exposure modes "Auto", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Sony digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This digital camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480|1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Supports Nine ISO Sensitivities

The Alpha A6000 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most recently released MILC digital cameras. This digital camera supports 12 and 800 ISO sensitivities, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by new MILC digital cameras. The ISO sensitivities "100", "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400" and "51200" are also supported by this Sony camera.

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Features Four Auto Focusing (AF) Modes

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Alpha A6000 is more than most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This Sony digital camera features a Continuous Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on MILC digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Alpha A6000. The auto focusing (AF) modes "Contrast Detection Auto Focus", "Face detection" and "Single Auto Focus" are also featured on this digital camera.

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TFT Display

The Sony Alpha A6000 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most MILC digital cameras that are a similar age to it. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

A TFT display is in fact the best display across all MILC digital cameras that have been around for the last year.

An LCD display is the worst display amongst comparable types of camera.

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12 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

Two customers said in their reviews that it was not noisy. Dave Ashman mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Terrible image noise), Canon S120” but even so he rated the product as excellent. Expert review site Popphoto.com wrote “Somewhat noisy at higher ISOs Who It's For”.

One customer who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was not quiet. Three years ago Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Sony Alpha A6000 “No silent shutter option”.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Alpha A6000 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the Alpha A6000 also do not support Full HD video.

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Not 3D

The Sony Alpha A6000 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other recently released MILC digital cameras are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Sony Alpha A6000 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth noting that most of the other MILC digital cameras that were launched in the last 12 months also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months, the Alpha A6000 does not have an image stabilizer.

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Not Waterproof

The Alpha A6000 is not waterproof, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other latest MILC digital cameras are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Like most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Alpha A6000, the Alpha A6000 does not support video capability.

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Only Features Six Flash Modes

The Sony Alpha A6000 has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras that came out in the last 12 months. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on MILC digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Alpha A6000. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Flash on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Only Supports Three Camera File Systems

The Alpha A6000 has a greater number of camera file systems than most new digital cameras. This Sony camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by MILC digital cameras that have been available for the last year. The camera file systems "DCF 2.0" and "RAW" are also supported by this camera.

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Only Has Two Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Alpha A6000 is more than most MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for the last year. The most frequently found photo effects is Black&White, but this photo effects is not found on this digital camera. The photo effects Neutral and Vivid are also found on this Sony digital camera.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The Alpha A6000 has one of the lower display resolutions (numeric) (only 921,600 pixels) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. MILC digital cameras that have been around for the last year have display resolutions (numeric) of between 100,000 pixels and 2,400,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 1,100,000 pixels.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

With a slowest camera shutter speed of only 30 seconds, the Alpha A6000 has one of the shorter slowest camera shutter speeds amongst cameras of this age. The slowest camera shutter speeds of MILC digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Alpha A6000 range from 0.04s to 3,600s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 200s.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Sensor Format
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Lens Mount Interface
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Normal Focusing Range
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
Smile Detection
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Sync-Speed
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Correction
Pre-Flash
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Saturation Adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Brightness Adjustment
Built-In Processor
Playback Modes
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (max)
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Carrying Case
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Image Processor
Built-In Speaker(s)
Magnifier
Smartphone Remote Support

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Manufacturer Part Numbers canon ilce6000bcec, sony ilce6000bcec, sony manufacurer, sony vp776566, sony 7015045k, sony a6000, sony sony
Barcodes 00027242878815, 00027242878822, 00027242878839, 00027242882140, 00027242885059, 00027242888272, 00201120193058, 00689466812565, 00845251071122, 00845251071146, 00845251073874, 03662362033385, 03662362033392, 03662362033408, 03662362033415, 03662362033422, 03662362033439, 03662362033446, 03662362033453, 03662362033460, 03662362033477, 03662362033484, 03662362033491, 03662362033507, 03662362033552, 03662362033569, 03662362033576, 03662362033606, 03662362033613, 04056572580590

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