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Sony Alpha A6300

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MILC 24.2MP CMOS Black Sep 2016
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Sony Alpha A6300 Review

Our Verdict:
A Multi Award Winning 24.2 Megapixel Digital Camera, Great for Portrait Photography
, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A6300 number 2 across all digital cameras.
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93 Reviews + 17 Awards
93
84
29 Great Features
88
10 Months Old
Overall Score
92
Excellent

Why Has it Scored This?

It has very good expert reviews and great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received 17 awards including a "Recommended" award from websites Trusted Reviews, Camera Labs, Lydogbilde.no, Dkamera.de, Funkykit.com and Tek.no, an "Editor's Choice" award from review sites PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com, Tomsguide.com, Photoreview.com.au, Log.com.tr and Reviewed.com and a "Highly Recommended" award from website Lydogbillede.dk.
Features:
Supports video recording
Supports Full HD video
Has an image stabilizer
96
Excellent
78
Good
87
Very Good
78
Good

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Sony Alpha A6300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

17 Industry Awards

Experts in cameras really like this camera and have given it 17 awards.

This high megapixel camera received a "Recommended" award from websites Trusted Reviews, Camera Labs, Lydogbilde.no, Dkamera.de, Funkykit.com and Tek.no all of whom decided that this digital camera was very good.

The authors at six additional expert review sites all said that this camera was terrific and gave it their highest award. PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com, Tomsguide.com, Photoreview.com.au, Log.com.tr and Reviewed.com all gave this digital camera an "Editor's Choice" award.

The expert at website Lydogbillede.dk concluded that this Sony camera was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The experts at three other expert review sites all decided that this camera was very good. This Sony camera received an "Essential" award from PhotographyBlog.com, it received an "EISA Best Product" award from EISA.eu and Ljudochbild.se gave it a "Recommended" award.

This camera received a "5 Star" award from Fotomaniak.pl.

Expert Reviews Are Good

44 experts from sites including DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera and CNET.com have rated this Sony digital camera on average 86%.

Owner Reviews Are Good

People who bought this high megapixel camera rated this digital camera 88% on average. 26 reviewers (93% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Expensive

Two people who bought the product considered that it was not good value for money.

Excellent Product Quality

Seven owners wrote that it was good quality.

Sony Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 24,251 owner and expert reviews (including 6,460 verified purchases) for Sony cameras and found that on average Sony has good ratings. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically within its high megapixel cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Easy to Use

Three customers said in their reviews that the Sony Alpha A6300 was easy to use and two customers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus.

Good Quality Pictures

Seven people wrote in their reviews that it was able to produce good images.

Good Technical Features

Three customers who purchased it considered that it had good features.

Good Quality Lens

Four people who bought it concluded that it had a good autofocus.

Robust

Four people who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was well made.

Good Size

Three people who purchased it wrote that it was compact.

  • It has some drawbacks like no headphone jack, its monitor is unusable in the sun and the body doesn't offer any steady shot…
    Videomaker.com April 2016
  • A compact interchangeable lens camera with big performance…
    Reviewed.com April 2016
  • While retaining the compact lightweight design of its predecessor…
    EISA.eu April 2017
  • Saves having to lug around my heavy full frame on a family holiday, without the sacrifice of quality photos…
  • Great camera for travel due to its compact size and light weight, whilst still producing excellent quality photos…
  • Really Good Camera, less impressive to clients however due to its compact science…

Value For Money

Average Priced

The price range of latest high megapixel cameras is from £89 to £5,999. We think that this Sony digital camera has an average price compared to other latest high megapixel cameras.


Features

Supports Video Recording

The Alpha A6300 supports video recording, as do most of the other new high megapixel cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

The Alpha A6300 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other latest similar spec cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Alpha A6300 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other new comparable spec cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Alpha A6300 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other recently released digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Alpha A6300 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other recently released cameras also support Wi-Fi.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of recently released high megapixel cameras range from 1.5x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 35x. At 8 times zoom factor, the Alpha A6300 has a quite big digital zoom compared to most of the other new comparable spec digital cameras.

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Average Weight

The Alpha A6300 has a fairly standard weight (361 grams) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Alpha A6300 features multi-shot function, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Sony Alpha A6300 has a pre-flash, as do most of the other recently released comparable spec digital cameras.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Alpha A6300 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other new similar spec digital cameras.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony Alpha A6300 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other recently released high megapixel cameras also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Alpha A6300 has an orientation sensor, as do most of the other new high megapixel cameras.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony Alpha A6300 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Alpha A6300 has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other new high megapixel cameras also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Alpha A6300 supports dioptic correction, as do most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Has a Microphone in

The Alpha A6300 has a microphone in, as do most of the other new high megapixel cameras.

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Features Voice Recording

The Sony Alpha A6300 features voice recording, as do most of the other new similar spec digital cameras.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Alpha A6300 has a hand strap. Most of the other latest high megapixel cameras also have a hand strap.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Sony Alpha A6300 has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Sony Alpha A6300 features contrast adjustment. Most of the other latest high megapixel cameras also feature contrast adjustment.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Alpha A6300 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other recently released high megapixel cameras.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Sony Alpha A6300 has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera.

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Features Histogram

The Sony Alpha A6300 features histogram, as do most of the other latest high megapixel cameras.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Alpha A6300 has a batteries included, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Has an HDMI

The Alpha A6300 has an HDMI. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera also have an HDMI.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Sony Alpha A6300 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other recently released digital cameras also have a built-in microphone.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Sony Alpha A6300 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 1920 x 1080 pixels (which is also supported by this Sony camera). This camera also supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels is equivalent to 4K Ultra HD video. This has four times the detail of Full HD video.

A 3840 x 2160 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution across all new digital cameras.

Across comparable types of digital camera the worst supported video resolution is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Sony Alpha A6300 has a self-timer, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this camera is 35mm and the longest is 1,100mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 75 millimeters, the Alpha A6300 has one of the shorter maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst high megapixel cameras of this age.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels, which is typical of many high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Sony Alpha A6300 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the video resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

A 3840 x 2160 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution across all cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

Across comparable types of digital camera the worst video resolution is 1280 x 720 pixels.

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Only 3008 X 1688 Still Image Resolution

The Alpha A6300 has a 3008 x 1688 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most new cameras. Most new cameras have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 6000 x 4000, 4240 x 2832, 3008 x 2000 and 6000 x 3376 and 4240 x 2400. Across all high megapixel cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera the best still image resolution is 6000 x 4000 and the worst is 480 x 480.

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Supports 100, 200 and 14 More ISO Sensitivities

The Alpha A6300 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most latest high megapixel cameras. This Sony digital camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by high megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this camera. The ISO sensitivities "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400", "12800", "25600" and "51200" are also supported by this camera.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

Across all the high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera the display resolutions (numeric) range from 230,000 pixels to 2,400,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 1,100,000 pixels. At only 921,600 pixels, the Alpha A6300 has a quite low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other new high megapixel cameras.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

The Sony Alpha A6300 has a fairly large minimum aperture number (4) compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this camera. The minimum aperture numbers of high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera range from 1.3 to 22.

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Quite Small Viewfinder Screen Size

The Alpha A6300 has one of the smaller viewfinder screen sizes (only 0.39 inches) amongst similar spec cameras of this age. High megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this camera have viewfinder screen sizes of between 0.2" and 0.5", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.41".

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24.2 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 24.2 megapixels digital camera.

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Age

Released 10 Months Ago

This Sony camera was released in September 2016.


, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A6300 number 1 in portrait cameras.
Reviews
97
93 Reviews + 17 Awards
Value for Money
93
Features for Portrait...
96
Excellent
Age
88
10 Months Old
Overall Score for Port...
86
Very Good

Why Has it Scored This?

87
6000 X 4000 Pixels
Yes
Yes
Yes
Features for Portrait...
96
Excellent

Sony Alpha A6300 In-Depth Analysis

Maximum Image Resolution

6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels, which is typical of many high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

Image resolution is a measurement of how detailed the photos taken by the camera are. A higher resolution means a single image is comprised of more pixels, leading to greater detail. This is important with portrait cameras, since it allows every nuance and subtlety of the subject, lighting and position to be brought to the fore by the camera, rather than being lost in a low-quality image.

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Image Stabilizer

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Alpha A6300 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other recently released digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

Image stabilisation detects tremors in hand movement when taking the photo, and attempts to compensate for them. This means the resulting photo should have less instances of motion blur, leading to a crisper image.

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Pre-Flash

Has a Pre-Flash

The Sony Alpha A6300 has a pre-flash, as do most of the other recently released comparable spec digital cameras.

Pre-flash is a small burst of light before the main flash - it causes the subject's pupils to contract, meaning there is less chance of red-eye from the portrait. Very helpful with a portrait camera, since eyes will be a central focus in many of your photos.

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Self-Timer

Has a Self-Timer

The Sony Alpha A6300 has a self-timer, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

A self-timer can be useful when taking selfies or group shots, since you don't have to be holding the camera to take the shot. Helpful for self-portraits, and including yourself in group portrait shots.

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Optical Sensor Size

Optical Sensor Size

Sorry, we do not know what the optical sensor size of the Alpha A6300 is. If you know what the optical sensor size of it is then please tell us.

The optical sensor is responsible for capturing the light coming in through the lens of the camera, which is then converted into a digital image. A larger sensor allows for a far better quality image, with more detail and less noise. Because larger sensors take in more light at once, they require less exposure time, meaning less chance of motion blur. All of these are very important for creating a detailed, crisp portrait photo.

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Smile Detection

Smile Detection

Sorry, we do not know if the Alpha A6300 features smile detection. If you know whether it features smile detection then please tell us.

Smile detection automatically detects and takes a photo when it registers a smile. A helpful utility in a portrait camera, since it gives you a way to capture your subject as they smile, rather than missing the moment due to poor timing or bad reflexes.

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Handheld Remote Control

Handheld Remote Control

Sorry, we do not know if the Alpha A6300 has a handheld remote control. If you know whether it has a handheld remote control then please tell us.

A handheld remote can be useful when taking selfies or group shots, since you don't have to be holding the camera to take the shot. It is helpful for self-portaits, and also for triggering a shot without having to physically touch the camera, reducing the chance of accidental blurring due to movement.

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, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A6300 number 23 in landscape cameras.
Reviews
97
93 Reviews + 17 Awards
Value for Money
93
Features for Landscape...
78
Good
Age
88
10 Months Old
Overall Score for Land...
78
Good

Why Has it Scored This?

87
6000 X 4000 Pixels
68
361g
80
400 Shots
Features for Landscape...
78
Good

Sony Alpha A6300 In-Depth Analysis

Optical Zoom

Optical Zoom

Optical zoom is how much the camera is able to enlarge the image it's taking, allowing you to get a close-up of faraway objects. With landscape photography, this means you'll be able to focus in on specific areas of the landscape from far away, in order to achieve the most interesting and unique shot.

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Maximum Image Resolution

6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels, which is typical of many high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

Image resolution is a measurement of how detailed the photos taken by the camera are. A higher resolution means a single image is comprised of more pixels, leading to greater detail. This is important with a landscape cameras, since it allows all the detail from the landscape to be picked out in greater clarity, allowing for a far more visually impressive shot, rather than just a blur of green hills and blue skies.

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Weight

Average Weight

The Alpha A6300 has a fairly standard weight (361 grams) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

Weight is important for a landscape camera, since finding the perfect shot is going to involve a lot of travel. Therefore a lighter camera is going to be far more comfortable to walk with.

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Optical Sensor Size

Optical Sensor Size

Sorry, we do not know what the optical sensor size of the Alpha A6300 is. If you know what the optical sensor size of it is then please tell us.

The optical sensor is responsible for capturing the light coming in through the lens of the camera, which is then converted into a digital image. A larger sensor allows for a far better quality image, with more detail and less noise. Because larger sensors take in more light at once, they require less exposure time, meaning less chance of motion blur from trees, planes or other moving elements in the photo.

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Waterproof

Waterproof

Sorry, we do not know if the Alpha A6300 is waterproof. If you know whether it is waterproof then please tell us.

Landscape photography means heading outside, and Mother Nature isn't always nice. A waterproof camera means that if you get caught in a sudden downpour, your camera won't be damaged or ruined.

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Electronic Compass

Electronic Compass

Sorry, we do not know if the Alpha A6300 has an electronic compass. If you know whether it has an electronic compass then please tell us.

An electronic compass uses a mixture of GPS and an inbuilt magnetic sensor to ascertain what direction the camera is facing when a photo is taken, and records this information as metadata with the image. When used alongside GPS data, it can be used to build up a complete 'map' of photos from a shoot, which can be helpful if you range far and wide taking landscape photos.

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Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Alpha A6300 takes 400 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

If you're out and about finding wonderful landscapes to shoot, you don't want to be running out of battery and have to cut your trek short. Therefore a bigger battery life means more shots before you need to recharge the battery.

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GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

Sorry, we do not know if the Alpha A6300 has a GPS (satellite). If you know whether it has a GPS (satellite) then please tell us.

GPS (global positioning system) functionality on your camera means that it will be able to pinpoint exactly where each photo is taken, and record this as metadata on the image. This can be very helpful for landscape photographers, since you'll be able to find out exactly where you took that wonderful shot, rather than having to try and remember where you wandered.

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Anti-Dust Function

Anti-Dust Function

Sorry, we do not know if the Alpha A6300 has an anti-dust function. If you know whether it has an anti-dust function then please tell us.

Dust can play absolute havoc with the delicate components of digital cameras. If you are shooting in areas with a lot of sand, such as deserts or beaches, a dustproof camera will help protect against damage to your gear.

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Dustproof

Dustproof

Sorry, we do not know if the Alpha A6300 is dustproof. If you know whether it is dustproof then please tell us.

Dust can play absolute havoc with the delicate components of digital cameras. If you are shooting in areas with a lot of sand, such as deserts or beaches, a dustproof camera will help protect against damage to your gear.

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, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A6300 number 18 in everyday cameras.
Reviews
97
93 Reviews + 17 Awards
Value for Money
93
Features for Everyday...
87
Very Good
Age
88
10 Months Old
Overall Score for Ever...
82
Very Good

Why Has it Scored This?

68
361g
80
400 Shots
Yes
Yes
Features for Everyday...
87
Very Good

Sony Alpha A6300 In-Depth Analysis

Weight

Average Weight

The Alpha A6300 has a fairly standard weight (361 grams) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

Weight is important for an everyday camera, since you'll be carrying it around with you a lot. Therefore a lighter camera means it'll be less of a chore to lug around.

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Image Stabilizer

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Alpha A6300 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other recently released digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

An image stabilizer detects and seeks to minimize small judders and movements which could cause the resulting photos to come out blurry or unfocussed. With an everyday camera, you aren't going to have a tripod and will probably be shooting by hand, meaning that anything that reduces judders will help your overall photo quality.

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Vari-Angle LCD Display

Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Sony Alpha A6300 has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also have a vari-angle LCD display.

A vari-angle LCD display means that the camera display is hinged, and can be tilted to allow you to view the screen while holding the camera at odd angles, such as very low to the ground or up above your head. This allows you to explore more inventive angles to get the perfect shot when you're out with your camera.

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Optical Sensor Size

Optical Sensor Size

Sorry, we do not know what the optical sensor size of the Alpha A6300 is. If you know what the optical sensor size of it is then please tell us.

The optical sensor is responsible for capturing the light coming in through the lens of the camera, which is then converted into a digital image. A larger sensor allows for a far better quality image, with more detail and less noise. Because larger sensors take in more light at once, they require less exposure time, meaning less chance of motion blur from trees, planes or other moving elements in the photo.

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Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Alpha A6300 takes 400 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

If you're out and about with your camera, you don't want to be running out of battery and miss the perfect shot when it comes up. Therefore a bigger battery life means more shots before you need to recharge the battery.

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Face Detection

Face Detection

Sorry, we do not know if the Alpha A6300 features face detection. If you know whether it features face detection then please tell us.

Facial detection can pick out specific faces in a photo, pulling the focus of the picture to them. This can be helpful in everyday shooting, since it makes sure that the human element of your shots will always be in full focus.

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, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A6300 number 9 in sports cameras.
Reviews
97
93 Reviews + 17 Awards
Value for Money
93
Features for Sport Pho...
78
Good
Age
88
10 Months Old
Overall Score for Spor...
78
Good

Why Has it Scored This?

100
1s
Yes
28
100, 200, 400, 80, 800, 160, 1,600,...
80
400 Shots
Features for Sport Pho...
78
Good

Sony Alpha A6300 In-Depth Analysis

Image Stabilizer

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Alpha A6300 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other recently released digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

An image stabilizer works to detect and try and compensate for small judders and movements when taking photos. With sports photography you'll frequently be shooting fast-moving subjects by hand, so there will be a lot of movement from your camera - this system will help to reduce the amount of motion blur from these movements.

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ISO Sensitivities

Supports 100, 200 and 14 More ISO Sensitivities

The Alpha A6300 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most latest high megapixel cameras. This Sony digital camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by high megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this camera. The ISO sensitivities "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400", "12800", "25600" and "51200" are also supported by this camera.

ISO measures how sensitive your camera is to light. A high ISO means that your camera will require less time to fully capture an image. This means that fast-moving subjects - such as those often shot by sports photographers - will be captured quicker, which means less image blur will be introduced, and the resulting photo will be far crisper and sharper.

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Camera Shutter Speed

Camera Shutter Speed

The Alpha A6300 has a camera shutter speed of 1/4000 second.

'Shutter speed' denotes how long the shutter on the camera is held open, collecting light that is then turned into the resulting photo. A faster shutter speed means that the shutter will be open for less time, meaning there is less chance that motion blur will be introduced to the photo because the subject moved in the split-second the lens was open. This is immensely important in sports photography, since the subjects you'll be shooting will normally be moving fast, and a fast shutter speed will allow for the sharpest photo possible, with no motion blur.

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Multi Burst Mode

Multi Burst Mode

Sorry, we do not know if the Alpha A6300 features multi burst mode. If you know whether it features multi burst mode then please tell us.

Multi-burst mode, also called motor drive, allows the camera to take a large number of shots in a very short amount of time, one after another. This is essential for sports photography, since it means you can shoot 20-30 photos over the course of a few seconds of high motion action, and pick the best one from the results.

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Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Alpha A6300 takes 400 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

When shooting a sports game, you'll frequently be taking a very large amount of photos - especially when using a burst or motor drive. Therefore having a bigger battery life means that there isn't a chance your camera will run out of juice mid-game!

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Waterproof

Waterproof

Sorry, we do not know if the Alpha A6300 is waterproof. If you know whether it is waterproof then please tell us.

Sports photography means you will frequently be outside, and the weather isn't always kind to football games. Therefore having a waterproof camera means that a sudden downpour won't cause damage to your camera.

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Flash Recharging Time

Flash Recharging Time

Sorry, we do not know what the flash recharging time of the Alpha A6300 is. If you know what the flash recharging time of it is then please tell us.

This is the amount of time needed for the inbuilt flash to fully recharge between shots. If you are taking lots of shots in quick succession during a night or low-light game, the less time needed between flashes, the more efficient you'll be.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05013493336889

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