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Sony NEX-6L/B

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A multi award winning and fully featured MILC digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from five expert review websites and 14 further awards from other expert sites
MILC 16.1MP 4912 X 3264 Pixels CMOS Dec 2013
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Sony NEX-6L/B Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony NEX-6L/B number 579 across all digital cameras.
95
Reviews
68 Reviews + 19 Awards
87
Features
Fully-Featured
65
Age
4 Years Old
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has great expert reviews and excellent user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received 19 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Reviewed.com plus four other sites and a "Recommended" award from Akam.no plus three other sites. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Sony digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report it is a good size, superior product quality and that it is reasonably priced.
The NEX-6L/B has some great features:
4912 X 3264 pixels image resolution
\\Power behind your photos: A powerful BIONZ processor ensures clear, detailed, low-noise images and quick, responsive shooting
\\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
\\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
\\Don't miss the moment: the nex-6 calculates direction and movement automatically so you can focus and shoot faster
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
\\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
Wide range of minimum aperture numbers depending on lens used
Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
\\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
Sony NEX-6L/B size in context

Sony NEX-6L/B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

19 Industry Awards

Digital camera experts really like this camera and have given it 19 awards.

The authors at review websites Reviewed.com, 3dnews.ru, Digitaltrends.com, CNET.com.au and CNET.com all thought that this digital camera was good and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Review websites Akam.no, Hardwarezone.com.ph, Pocket Lint and Alphr.com all endorse this camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This Sony digital camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by websites Camera Labs, PhotographyBlog.com, Gadgetspeak.com and Ephotozine all of whom concluded that this camera was very good.

An additional two expert review sites both liked this digital camera. This camera received a "Silver" award from review site Onfoto.ru and it received a "Gold" award from website PC Advisor.co.uk.

The experts at three additional expert review sites all said that this digital camera was very good. This camera received a "Best in Test 6 Star" award from both Lydogbillede.dk and Lydogbilde.no and it received an "Ultimate" award from Expert Reviews.

Good Expert Reviews

48 experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Trusted Reviews and Ephotozine have rated this Sony camera on average 85 out of 100. Experts think this Sony digital camera is one of the better digital cameras.

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Excellent User Reviews

Based on 20 user reviews the average user rating of this digital camera is excellent. Over 94% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is a Good Size

Five customers said in their reviews that the Sony NEX-6L/B was compact.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

Five owners who purchased it agreed that it was good quality.

Very Good Brand

Based on 22,092 user and expert reviews (including 7,416 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its cameras. 92% of those that bought a Sony digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Four owners who bought it agreed that it was good value for money.

Users Report Excellent Design

Three customers reckoned that the product was good looking.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three customers who reviewed it concluded that it had a good viewfinder.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Four people mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use and two owners said in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Four owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was able to produce good images.

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Sony released the NEX-6L/B in December 2013.

Features

Average Megapixels

The NEX-6L/B's sensor megapixels of 16.1MP is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 41% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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4912 X 3264 Pixels Image Resolution

The NEX-6L/B has a maximum image resolution of 4912 X 3264 pixels. That's 1% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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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

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the NEX-6L/B of 25,600 is higher than 87% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This 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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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Sony NEX-6L/B has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Sony NEX-6L/B of 287g is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 37% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This Sony digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The NEX-6L/B features flash exposure compensation, unlike 78% of cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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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 common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Sony digital 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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Features Contrast Adjustment

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

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

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

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

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

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360 Battery Life

The NEX-6L/B is a camera that takes 360 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The 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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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the NEX-6L/B of 14x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 92% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This 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 commonly supported resolution on cameras.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Sony NEX-6L/B has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 72% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

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

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Sony NEX-6L/B features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Features Noise Reduction

The NEX-6L/B features noise reduction. 91% of digital cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony NEX-6L/B of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 63% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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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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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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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Sony NEX-6L/B features saturation adjustment, which is unusual. 87% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Supports Live View

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

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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

Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony NEX-6L/B

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