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Sony Alpha A6000 Digital Camera

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MILC 24.3MP CMOS 4x Feb 2014
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Twenty-Three Industry Awards

Camera experts love this MILC digital camera and have given it twenty-three awards.

This camera received a "Recommended" from Trusted Reviews, Camera Labs, M3.idg.se, Pocket Lint, Focus-numerique.fr, Hi-tech.mail.ru/, Gagadget.com and Ua.gecid.com all of whom said that this Sony camera was good.

This MILC digital camera received an "Editor's Choice" from PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com, Cnetfrance.fr, 3dnews.ru and Reviewed.com all of whom said that this digital camera was excellent.

This Sony camera was given a "Gold" award by both What Digital Camera and DP Review, both of which concluded that this digital camera was fantastic.

Two more expert review sites both liked this Sony digital camera. This Sony camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from Ephotozine and it received a "Best Buy" award from Expert Reviews who decided it was was good.

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Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this MILC digital camera is 87 out of 100 based on fourty-nine expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and CNET.com. This means that experts think this camera is one of the very best digital cameras of a similar age and spec.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 822 owner reviews the average owner rating of this MILC digital camera is superb.

Good Quality Pictures

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

A number of customers concluded that the Sony Alpha A6000 had a good picture resolution. Two years ago Amazon Customer mentioned “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 of the Sony Alpha A6000. Dabbler said “I was also interested in the upgraded resolution this camera gives.I bought a kit with the 16 to 50 Zoom” in their review. Dabbler also wrote “Resolution wise the extra eight megapixels makes a difference especially when cropping in”.

Several customers who bought it thought it had a good image sensor. Clashcity Rocker mentioned in their Sony Alpha A6000 review “As with most EVF cameras, there is a sensor to switch between LCD”. Dabbler said in their review on Amazon “Not amazing, better than you might expect for 24 megapixel sensor, they have improved the technology since the NEX 7” and rated it 80 out of 100. G Hooper said in their review of the Sony Alpha A6000 “The Sony APS-C sensor provides great results with nice rich JPEG colours”.

Several Sony Alpha A6000 owners who purchased it concluded that it was good in low light. Clashcity Rocker mentioned “EVF are also beneficial in low light shooting”. Three years ago Gareth Steel wrote in their review on Amazon “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 “It has very competent low light performance”.

A number of Sony Alpha A6000 owners who purchased it concluded that it had a good ISO range. Amateurphotographer.co.uk gave the product a score of 4 stars and mentioned “Amazing high ISO image quality”. Amateurphotographer.co.uk also said “Good high ISO performance”.

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Good Quality Lens

Thirty-six Sony Alpha A6000 owners mentioned that it had a good autofocus. A. M. Vaughan said in their review on Amazon “Sharp images, quick accurate focus, lightweight.I bought this to replace a Nikon D90 DSLR” and scored this digital camera 5 stars. Amazon Customer mentioned two years ago “The promises of faster and more accurate focusing” in their review of the Sony Alpha A6000 and scored it 5 stars. Amazon Customer also said “Extensive autofocus options which give a lot of flexibility”.

Some people wrote in their reviews that it had a good lens. D.from.london wrote “One of my favorite e-mount lens is the Sigma Art F2.8 60mm” in their review of this digital camera and rated it as very good. Three years ago Dabbler mentioned in their review “I need to be replaced it with the 18 to 55 as I believe that this lens gives sharper images than the kit lens”. Dave Ashman wrote “The only downside is the lens selection” in his review of the Sony Alpha A6000.

Several Sony Alpha A6000 owners wrote in their reviews that the Sony Alpha A6000 had a good zoom. Three years ago Dave Ashman said on Amazon “Has a very useful zoom range of 27-153mm, so it's a very good single-lens solution for landscapes, portraits”.

One Sony Alpha A6000 reviewer who reviewed the product mentioned that it had a good image stabiliser. Clashcity Rocker scored it very highly and wrote on Amazon three years ago “It also has in-lens stabilization”.

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Easy to Use

Several Sony Alpha A6000 reviewers mentioned in their reviews 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 mentioned “The controls are improved, auto-focus has to be the best in any CSC so far”. Clashcity Rocker scored it 5 stars and said in their review of the Sony Alpha A6000 “The REALLY helpful "Focus Peaking", which will show the areas that are in focus, great if you want to use a old lens”.

Some customers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was easy to use the menus. Clashcity Rocker gave the Sony Alpha A6000 a very good review and mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Sony have thankfully taken the camera menu system from their well respected A7 full-frame range, so it's really quick”. Mosta67 wrote “The standard settings will be ideal for fast moving toddlers” in their review of this digital camera. Mrs. Pauline D. Horkan she mentioned “The camera menus are so easy to learn”.

Three people who purchased the Sony Alpha A6000 reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Dabbler wrote on Amazon “I like the slightly enlarged handgrip” in their review. M. Cashmore wrote “I feel much more comfortable carrying it round than I did with a full size”.

One Sony Alpha A6000 reviewer said in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to handle. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Preferred the handling of this one” in their review and rated it 5 stars.

One Sony Alpha A6000 reviewer who bought this digital camera concluded that it performed as expected. Phil Moore mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Does exactly what it says on the tin” and gave it a very good rating.

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Good Technical Features

A number of Sony Alpha A6000 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had good features. Daniel B. mentioned on Amazon “Sharp, light and great features”. Three years ago Graham Hall said in his Sony Alpha A6000 review “Light to carry and offering great features at an affordable price”. M. Cashmore wrote in their review of this digital camera also three years ago “Great camera, fun features, good shots, wish it was metal” .

Robust

Thirteen Sony Alpha A6000 owners thought this digital camera was well made. Clashcity Rocker said “Build quality is exceptionally good” in their review of this digital camera. Ephotozine.com said in their review on expert website 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 score of 5 stars. Expert website Cameralabs.com rated it 4 stars and wrote in their review of the Sony Alpha A6000 “The Sony A6000 is a good solid interchangeable lens camera with one major advantage over rivals”.

A few Sony Alpha A6000 owners who purchased it reckoned that it was strong and durable. Dave Ashman mentioned “Also feels very sturdy and comfortable grip for prolonged use” in his review. Mr J S Gill mentioned “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”. Mr J S Gill also wrote “The lenses supplied with the camera are equally impressive, sturdy, metal parts”.

Three customers who reviewed it thought it was reliable. Three years ago A. M. Vaughan mentioned “I think the autofocus is more reliable and it is so much more practical” in their Sony Alpha A6000 review and scored this digital camera 5 stars. Dave Ashman mentioned 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” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Jason said in his review of the Sony Alpha A6000 two years ago “It seems far less reliable for a decent picture than my basic point” .

One person wrote in their reviews that the Sony Alpha A6000 was easy to damage or scratch. Two years ago Tiger-Samurai wrote in their review on Amazon “The Package with the camera arrived in a good condition, without any damage”.

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Nice Design

A few people concluded that this digital camera was good looking. Three years ago Clashcity Rocker gave this digital camera a very good review and 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”. D.from.london mentioned on Amazon “The results were pretty amazing” and scored it very highly. G Hooper said “The operation is pretty quick and its focus speed is greatly improved compared to the previous NEX models” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

A few customers who reviewed it thought it was neat. Three years ago Mosta67 said “The viewfinder is neat - not had one of these for over a decade since my Minox”. Roy Wyatt scored it very highly and he mentioned in his review of the Sony Alpha A6000 “Good neat camera”.

Several people who bought it agreed that it was a good design. Cnet.com wrote on CNET.com three years ago “Coupled with the compact -- compared to a dSLR -- design and excellent feature set” in their review of the Sony Alpha A6000. Amateurphotographer.co.uk rated it 4 stars and mentioned in the same month “Solid design” in their review of this digital camera. Dp Review said “Outstanding image quality Lightweight design with big grip Easier to use UI than previous NEX UI”.

A few Sony Alpha A6000 owners said in their reviews that the product was ergonomic. Dave Ashman mentioned in his Sony Alpha A6000 review “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 rated the Sony Alpha A6000 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Large enough to be ergonomically great to use” in their review of this digital camera.

One Sony Alpha A6000 reviewer said in their reviews that the Sony Alpha A6000 was smooth. Expert website Smh.com.au mentioned “It has a powered zoom for smooth video use” in their review of the Sony Alpha A6000.

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Reasonably Priced

Several Sony Alpha A6000 reviewers said in their reviews that this digital camera was good value for money. Amazon Customer said in their review of the Sony Alpha A6000 on Amazon “Stunning camera, stunning price”. Chris Longmuir said in his review of this digital camera “Excellent value, brilliant camera, takes great photos” and gave it an excellent review. Dave Ashman mentioned on Amazon “Only the Fujifilm X-T1 is better and that's twice the price! It is very compact”.

Several customers agreed that the product was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer gave the Sony Alpha A6000 a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Light and relatively cheap compared to similar performing DSLRs” in their review of the Sony Alpha A6000. B.tarran said in their review “Adapters are cheap”. Michael J. Davies mentioned in his review on Amazon “Its a cheap, rubbish EVF”.

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was cheap. Dabbler mentioned in their Sony Alpha A6000 review on Amazon “Overall I'm impressed by this camera and it's a keeper, that is until they bring out a budget full frame Alpha camera that means I can retire my A900”.

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Good Connectivity

A few people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was wifi compatible. Amazon Customer said “Wifi is a nice gimmick and may have uses for some” in their review of the Sony Alpha A6000. Gareth Steel gave it a rating of 4 stars and said in their Sony Alpha A6000 review on Amazon “Having wi-fi built in is very useful”. Music Lover said in their Sony Alpha A6000 review “Wireless and NFC work perfectly, linking to a large UHD TVto view images is amazing” and scored this digital camera very highly.

A number of Sony Alpha A6000 reviewers who bought the Sony Alpha A6000 thought it was good in terms of connectivity. Amazon Customer rated this digital camera 5 stars and said on Amazon “Wi-Fi connectivity are handy and we love the near-field-communication;” in their review of this digital camera. Three years ago Amateurphotographer.co.uk said in their review of the Sony Alpha A6000 “Good Connectivity” and scored it 4 stars.

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was able to connect to the internet.

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Good Size

A few Sony Alpha A6000 owners said that it was compact. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “We also looked at the A5000 for its compact size” in their review. Clashcity Rocker said on Amazon “It's compact size makes it a good walk-about lens” in their review of the Sony Alpha A6000 and scored it 5 stars. D.from.london said in their Sony Alpha A6000 review on Amazon “This is a real shame as this is my smallest and most compact lens” and gave the Sony Alpha A6000 a rating of 5 stars.

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

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

A few Sony Alpha A6000 reviewers who bought this digital camera considered that it was heavy and bulky. Clashcity Rocker said on Amazon “It feels like a very solid camera, without feeling too heavy”. Mr J S Gill mentioned “Not too heavy that it becomes an issue to carry around” and gave it an excellent review score.

A few Sony Alpha A6000 reviewers who bought it reckoned that it was a good depth. Dave Ashman rated this digital camera 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “It means that the photos have lovely depth of field - isolation of the main subject from the background - which is nicely blurred” in his review of the Sony Alpha A6000. Paul mentioned on Amazon “Also a reasonable amount of depth of field helps!I did try the tracking facility”.

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Good Product Quality

Several Sony Alpha A6000 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera 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 said also two years ago “The sensor is the same as nikon's 24mp apsc cameras and the picture quality as good”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Some customers who bought this digital camera agreed that it had a good viewfinder. Mrs. Pauline D. Horkan wrote on Amazon “Viewfinder is so clear”. Three years ago S. C. Lee mentioned 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 rated the Sony Alpha A6000 5 stars. Ephotozine.com wrote on expert website Ephotozine “The Sony Alpha A6000 offers an impressive range of features, including a good electronic viewfinder” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

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

Some Sony Alpha A6000 reviewers thought the product had a good screen. Dabbler mentioned “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 scored it 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “It looks stunning on a full-HD screen”. Expert website Toptenreviews.com mentioned “The Sony Alpha a6000 mirrorless camera features a bright LCD screen and built-in Wi-Fi” in their review of the Sony Alpha A6000.

Some customers who purchased it thought it had an electronic viewfinder. Amazon Customer wrote in their review “The EVF is far better than I'd expected” . G. A. Siddons said “The EVF is great you get exactly what you see” . Mike P said on Amazon “The EVF is superb, allowing you to frame up your image” in his review of this digital camera.

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Good Video Capture

A few Sony Alpha A6000 reviewers who bought it thought it was good for video recording. Amazon Customer mentioned two years ago “Articulating screen is great for video and waist level shots” and scored the product 5 stars. Three years ago Dave Ashman gave this digital camera a very good review score and he said in his review “It works great.4) Video is crisp, creamy-smooth panning”. Two years ago G Hooper mentioned in their review of the Sony Alpha A6000 on Amazon “The tilt screen is extremely useful (especially for video) and the viewfinder is of very good quality”.

Good Support

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

Sony Has Good Camera Reviews

Based on 14,058 expert and user reviews, Sony has good reviews for its digital cameras. Sony also has good reviews specifically within its MILC cameras range compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Battery Life

Some people who reviewed the Sony Alpha A6000 reckoned that it had a good battery life. Clashcity Rocker wrote in their review on Amazon “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 said “Updating the onboard apps, as this also vastly improves standby battery life”.

Fairly High Megapixel

The average megapixel of MILC cameras that are a similar age to the Alpha A6000 is 18MP. The Alpha A6000 has a quite high megapixel (24.3 megapixels) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony Alpha A6000 supports wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago do not support wi-Fi.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras which support wi-Fi and we think the Sony Alpha A5100 (£389.99) which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We compared all the other cameras which also support wi-Fi to this camera and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 (£377.00) is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other MILC cameras that are a similar age to the Alpha A6000, the Sony Alpha A6000 has a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including cheaper digital cameras such as the Sony Alpha A5100 (£389.99).

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 (£377.00) is also worth considering.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The Alpha A6000 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most MILC cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector type found on MILC cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Alpha A6000 has a higher still image resolution than most comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This digital camera has a 6000 x 4000 still image resolution(s), whereas most digital cameras that came out around the same time as it have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 4240 x 2832, 3008 x 2000, 6000 x 3376, 4240 x 2400, 3008 x 1688, 12416 x 1856, 5536 x 2160 and 8192 x 1856 and 3872 x 2160.

A 6000 x 4000 still image resolution(s) is in fact the best still image resolution across all MILC cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

The worst still image resolution across similar types of camera is 1024 x 768.

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

Across all the cameras of this type and age the ISO sensitivity (max)s range from 2,500 to 410,000. The ISO sensitivity (max) of the Alpha A6000 of 51,200 is one of the highest amongst cameras of a similar type and age to the Alpha A6000.

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

The Alpha A6000 has a ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than the ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction found on most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it.

This digital camera's light exposure correction (±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)) is in fact the best light exposure correction across all cameras of this age and type.

The worst light exposure correction amongst comparable types of digital camera is ± 2EV (1/3EV step).

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is the most frequently found camera shutter type on digital cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Electrical Viewfinder Type

This camera has an Electrical viewfinder type, which is the most commonly found viewfinder type on MILC cameras that came out around the same time as it. Most compact cameras do not have enough space to accommodate an optical viewfinder and use the display screen on the back as an electrical viewfinder.

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Stereo Audio System

This digital camera has a Stereo audio system, which is typical of many cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Fairly Many Total Megapixels

The least total megapixels of digital cameras of this age and type is 12MP, the most is 48MP, and the average total megapixels is 19MP. With a total megapixels of 24.7 megapixels, the Sony Alpha A6000 has one of the more total megapixelss amongst cameras of this age.

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Has Six White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Alpha A6000 is more than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This Sony camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the Alpha A6000. The white balances "Daylight", "Shade", "Cloudy", "Incandescent" and "Flash" are also found on this Sony digital camera.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Alpha A6000 has a higher image resolution than most digital cameras of this type and age. This camera has a 6000 x 4000 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most cameras of a similar age and spec to it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution.

A 6000 x 4000 pixels maximum image resolution is actually the best image resolution across all digital cameras of this age and type.

The worst image resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera is 4000 x 3000 pixels.

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Very Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

Digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Alpha A6000 have ISO sensitivity (min)s of between 50 and 1,600, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 150. With an ISO sensitivity (min) of only 100, the Alpha A6000 has one of the smaller ISO sensitivity (min)s amongst MILC cameras of this age.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The Alpha A6000 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most frequently found light exposure modes found on digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Alpha A6000. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Sony camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This camera supports a video resolutions of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as it. 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 Ten ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Sony Alpha A6000 is more than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This camera supports a 200 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by cameras of this type and age. The ISO sensitivitys "100", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400", "12800", "25600" and "51200" are also supported by this digital camera.

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TFT Display

The Alpha A6000 has a TFT display which is better than most digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. Most similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as it have an LCD display. 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. The best display of all MILC cameras that were released more than two years ago is AMOLED and the worst is LCD.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The number of power sources supported by the Sony Alpha A6000 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This digital camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most frequently supported power source type supported by cameras of a similar type and age to the Alpha A6000.

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13 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

Some Sony Alpha A6000 owners who purchased it agreed that it was not noisy. Dave Ashman said “Terrible image noise), Canon S120”. Expert review site Popphoto.com wrote “Somewhat noisy at higher ISOs Who It's For”.

One person who bought it said that it was not quiet. Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned “No silent shutter option” in their Sony Alpha A6000 review.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Alpha A6000 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Alpha A6000 also do not support Full HD video.

Other digital cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to look at include the Sony Alpha A5100 (£389.99).

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Most cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Alpha A6000 do not support video capability. The Alpha A6000 is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also support video capability including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 (£377.00).

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Not 3D

Most comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Alpha A6000 are not 3D. The Alpha A6000 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Alpha A6000, the Sony Alpha A6000 does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Sony Alpha A6000 does not have an image stabilizer, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also do not have an image stabilizer.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Alpha A6000, the Alpha A6000 is not waterproof.

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Only Supports Three Camera File Systems

The Sony Alpha A6000 has a greater number of camera file systems than most cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Alpha A6000. The camera file systems "DCF 2.0" and "RAW" are also supported by this Sony camera.

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Only Has Two Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Alpha A6000 is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This digital camera has a Vivid photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on cameras of a similar type and age to the Alpha A6000. The photo effects "Neutral" is also found on this Sony digital camera.

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Only Features Two Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Sony Alpha A6000 is more than most cameras that were released around the same time as it. The most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes is Single Auto Focus, but this auto focusing (AF) modes is not featured on this camera. The auto focusing (AF) modess Contrast Detection Auto Focus and Face detection are also featured on this Sony camera.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The Alpha A6000 has one of the shorter battery life (max)s (only 1.5 hours) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. The average battery life (max) of digital cameras of this age and type is 14h.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Alpha A6000 has a greater number of supported image formats than most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Sony camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Alpha A6000.

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Quite Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The average slowest camera shutter speed of cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Alpha A6000 is 43s, and the slowest camera shutter speeds range from 15s to 240s. With a slowest camera shutter speed of only 30 seconds, the Alpha A6000 has a fairly short slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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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 of Product
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
Number of Batteries 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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