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Sony NEX-6L/B

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MILC 16.1MP 4912 X 3264 Pixels CMOS Dec 2013
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Sony NEX-6L/B Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sony NEX-6L/B number 663 across all digital cameras.
95
Reviews
69 Reviews + 19 Awards
78
Features
Good Features
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has very good expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Sony digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4912 X 3264 pixels image resolution
\\See more in low light: the large APS-C sensor works with a powerful BIONZ processor to deliver up to iso25600 for clear low-light shots
\\A clearer view at speed: A high-speed burst of six frames creates a single low-noise image to minimise blur
\\Faces that smile: you can automatically re-touch portraits by removing minor blemishes and wrinkles for beautiful faces
\\Make the picture your own: with different picture modes you can give your photos a poster effect, soft focus, a miniature look and more
\\Capture high speed sequences: maintain focus as you track a subject, for high speed shooting at up to 10 frames per second
\\Hold steady: A rubberised front grip gives you total control of the camera for more even focus
\\Connect to all your devices: the nex-6 is DLNA certified, so it connects seamlessly to smartphones, tvs, laptops or any device with DLNA
\\Power behind your photos: A powerful BIONZ processor ensures clear, detailed, low-noise images and quick, responsive shooting
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
\\Don't miss the moment: the nex-6 calculates direction and movement automatically so you can focus and shoot faster
\\Better pictures with apps: download a range of picture enhancing apps for re-touching photos or time-lapse photography from playmemories camera
\\Get connected with wi-fi: send your photos straight to your smartphone or tablet with built in wi-fi
\\Make fine adjustments: the nex-6 has a DSLR style control dial, for your own custom settings and a picture that\'s your own
\\Get the DSLR look: with an OLED viewfinder, you get a 100% high definition view of the scene in front of you
\ get a sharper view: get pro-quality shots with a large, DSLR size APS-C sensor that takes high quality 16.1 megapixel photos
Expert performance. effortless control
\\Make a HD connection: see your photos on your TV, laptop or other HDMI enabled device for high definition viewing

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

80
Portrait Photography
Excellent
75
Landscape Photography
Very Good
72
Everyday Photography
Very Good
84
Sports Photography
Excellent
93
Wildlife Photography
Excellent

How Big is the Sony NEX-6L/B?

The Sony NEX-6L/B is 119.9mm wide and 66.9mm tall. It is 42.6mm deep and weighs 287g.

Sony NEX-6L/B front dimensions
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Sony NEX-6L/B In-Depth Analysis

Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the NEX-6L/B of 16.1MP is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 39% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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4912 X 3264 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the NEX-6L/B is 4912 X 3264 pixels. That's 1% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Across all the digital cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the NEX-6L/B of 25,600 is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 92% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Average Weight

The NEX-6L/B's weight of 287g is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 37% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The NEX-6L/B has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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2448 X 1624 Still Image Resolution

The NEX-6L/B supports a maximum still image resolution of 2448 x 1624. That's 36% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The NEX-6L/B supports Full HD video, unlike 76% of cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Supports Live View

The Sony NEX-6L/B supports live view, unlike 83% of cameras which do not support live view.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The NEX-6L/B features saturation adjustment. 87% of cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The NEX-6L/B features flash exposure compensation, unlike 79% of digital cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Sony NEX-6L/B supports dioptic correction, which is unusual. 90% of cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The NEX-6L/B has a shoe mounting point, which is unusual. 89% of cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Average Display Diagonal

The NEX-6L/B's display diagonal of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 62% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Sony NEX-6L/B features noise reduction, which is unusual. 91% of cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The NEX-6L/B features brightness adjustment. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has an HDMI Port

The NEX-6L/B has an HDMI port, unlike 73% of digital cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1440 x 1080|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on cameras.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The digital zoom of the Sony NEX-6L/B of 14x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 8% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Sony NEX-6L/B has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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360 Battery Life

The NEX-6L/B is a camera that takes 360 shots battery life.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The NEX-6L/B has an anti-dust function, unlike 90% of cameras which do not have an anti-dust function.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The NEX-6L/B features contrast adjustment. 83% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The lowest display resolution of digital cameras is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Sony NEX-6L/B of 922,000 pixels is higher than 79% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony evsnnex6bkb1bdl, sony nex6ybce, sony nex6lb, sony nex6b

Barcodes:

00027242856769, 00027242856776, 00617401919888, 00617401946389, 00905524900378, 04905524900309, 04905524900316, 04905524900361, 04905524900378, 04905524900385, 04905524900422, 04905524900439

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