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Sony Alpha A6300B Digital Camera

MILC 24.2MP 2x Feb 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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21 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Camera Reviews

On average Sony MILC cameras have good reviews compared to other brands as do all cameras produced by Sony.

Supports Wi-Fi

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched in the last 12 months, the Sony Alpha A6300B supports wi-Fi.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras which support wi-Fi currently available including the Canon M2[plb_3882072_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7M[plb_3901235_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite High Megapixel

The megapixels of new MILC cameras range from 12MP to 37MP. The Alpha A6300B has one of the higher megapixels (24.2 megapixels) amongst MILC cameras of this age.

If this MILC digital camera megapixel is not high enough for you then you might want to consider the Sigma Sd Quattro[plb_3831284_price] (29.5MP and higher rated).

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MOS Sensor Type

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

Other cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available which you might also want to look at include the Sony Alpha A7R[plb_3227478_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The Sony Alpha A6300B has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for the last year. This camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector type found on MILC cameras that have been around for the last year.

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

At 51,200, the Sony Alpha A6300B has a very high ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other MILC cameras that are a similar age to the Alpha A6300B. The ISO sensitivity (max)s of latest similar spec cameras range from 6,400 to 260,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 35,000.

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

The Alpha A6300B has a ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than the ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction found on most comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as 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 MILC cameras that came out in the last year.

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

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Stereo Audio System

This digital camera has a Stereo audio system, which is typical of many recently released comparable spec cameras.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The Alpha A6300B has a greater number of supported image formats than most latest cameras. This camera supports a RAW image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by latest MILC cameras. The image formats supported "JPEG XR" is also supported by this Sony camera.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Sony Alpha A6300B supports a maximum video resolution of 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 digital 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.

This camera's video resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all recently released digital cameras.

The worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of camera is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Quite Many Total Megapixels

With a total megapixels of 25 megapixels, the Alpha A6300B has one of the more total megapixelss amongst cameras of this age. The total megapixelss of recently released cameras range from 13MP to 37MP, and the average total megapixels is 21MP.

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Has Nine White Balances

The Alpha A6300B has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera has a Flash white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on recently released digital cameras. The white balances "Auto", "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H", "Fluorescent L", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this Sony camera.

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Has Five Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Sony Alpha A6300B is more than most new cameras. This Sony camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on latest digital cameras. The photo effectss "Negative film", "Neutral", "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Sony Alpha A6300B has a higher image resolution than most recently released similar spec digital cameras. This Sony camera has a 6000 x 4000 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most MILC cameras that have been available for around the same time as it have a 4592 x 3448 pixels maximum image resolution.

This camera's image resolution (6000 x 4000 pixels) is in fact the best image resolution across all MILC cameras that have been available for the last year.

The worst image resolution across similar types of camera is 4592 x 3448 pixels.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Alpha A6300B has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

A 3840 x 2160 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution across all recently released MILC cameras.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution amongst similar types of digital camera.

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Has Two Camera Playbacks

The Alpha A6300B has a greater number of camera playback modes than most digital cameras that came out in the last 12 months. This digital camera has a Slide show camera playback, which is the most commonly found camera playback found on MILC cameras that have been around for the last year. The camera playback "Single image" is also found on this Sony digital camera.

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400 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Alpha A6300B is a digital camera that takes 400 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Has Three Light Exposure Modess

The number of light exposure modes found on the Alpha A6300B is more than most new MILC cameras. This camera has an Aperture priority AE light exposure modes, which is the most frequently found light exposure modes found on digital cameras that have been on the market for the last year. The light exposure modess "Auto" and "Manual" are also found on this Sony camera.

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Supports Ten ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Alpha A6300B is more than most digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera supports 25 and 600 ISO sensitivitys, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by recently released similar spec cameras. The ISO sensitivitys "100", "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400", "12800" and "51200" are also supported by this Sony camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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LCD Display

This digital camera has an LCD display, which is the most frequently found display on latest MILC cameras. LCD is the most common display type used in digital cameras. LCD displays are relatively cheap to manufacture but their limitations lie in narrow viewing angles and the displays do not perform well in direct sunlight.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Alpha A6300B does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Alpha A6300B also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) to this digital camera and we think the Canon M2[plb_3882072_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Sony Alpha A6300B does not support Full HD video. Most of the other MILC cameras that have been available for the last year also do not support Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also support Full HD video including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80[plb_3354187_price], or the Sony Alpha A7R[plb_3227478_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other MILC cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Alpha A6300B, the Alpha A6300B is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Alpha A6300B does not have an image stabilizer, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Alpha A6300B also do not have an image stabilizer.

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Not 3D

The Alpha A6300B is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Alpha A6300B are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a digital camera that is 3D then you might also want to consider the Panasonic DMC-GX1[plb_3987289_price], or the Olympus E-PL8[plb_3844058_price].

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Most new digital cameras do not support video capability. The Alpha A6300B is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Sony Alpha A6300B does not have a built-in flash, although this is within the context that most of the other new MILC cameras also do not have a built-in flash.

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Only Features Six Flash Modess

The Alpha A6300B has a greater number of flash modes than most latest digital cameras. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the Alpha A6300B. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on", "High-speed synchronization", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Sony camera.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

At only 1,020 milliampere * hour, the Alpha A6300B has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched in the last year. The smallest battery capacity of MILC cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Alpha A6300B is 980mAh and the biggest is 1,900mAh.

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Very Low Motion JPEG Frame Rate

New cameras have motion JPEG frame rates of between 30fps and 60fps. The Alpha A6300B has a quite low motion JPEG frame rate (only 30 frames per second) compared to most of the other newly released MILC cameras.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The Alpha A6300B has one of the lower display resolution (numeric)s (only 921,600 pixels) amongst MILC cameras of this age. The average display resolution (numeric) of digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Alpha A6300B is 1,000,000 pixels.

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Quite Large Closest Focusing Distance

The average closest focusing distance of recently released digital cameras is 0.22m, and the closest focusing distances range from 0.2m to 0.25m. The Alpha A6300B has a quite large closest focusing distance (0.25 meters) compared to most of the other recently released MILC cameras.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony Alpha A6300B

Released Twelve Months Ago

It was twelve months ago when this Sony camera was released.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Alpha A6300B has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other recently released cameras.

Other 3" screen digital cameras currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Sony Alpha A7R[plb_3227478_price].

If this Sony camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the Canon M5[plb_3844053_price] (3.2"), or the Leica Leica TL[plb_3983868_price] (3.7").

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

SD compatible memory cards

This camera supports an MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo Mark 2|MS Pro-HG Duo|MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on MILC cameras that were launched around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If the memory card type of this digital camera is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Canon M2[plb_3882072_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 361 grams, the Alpha A6300B has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Alpha A6300B.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Olympus PEN-F[plb_3242531_price] (373g), or the Sony Alpha A6300[plb_3305928_price] (361g).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
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
Optical Zoom
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Lens Mount Interface
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Guide Number
Flash Sync-Speed
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Magnification
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Multi-Shot
Histogram
Orientation Sensor
Dioptre Correction
Camera File System
Camera Playback
Contrast Adjustment
Brightness Adjustment
Built-In Processor
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Hand Strap
Quick Start Guide
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Technical Details
Image Processor
Built-In Speaker(s)
Self-Timer

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04548736012035, 04548736012127

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