Sony Alpha A6000

Released February, 2014
  • 24 MP
  • APS-C 23.5 x 15.6 mm CMOS
  • 3" LCD
The good thing about Picture Styles is that they can be shot in raw format, so you'll have a "clean" version of the image should you need it at a later point.
by TechRadar (Apr, 2014)
9.1 Out of 10

Camera Rocket Review Our evaluation of the Sony Alpha A6000

Image Quality

RAW image quality independent of lens

Alpha A6000
9.8
Sony A7
10.0
D5500
10.0
DxOMark Low light, DxOMark Color depth and DxOMark Dynamic range

Focusing

How fast and easily does the camera nail focus

Alpha A6000
7.1
Sony A7
6.4
D5500
5.5
focus points

Responsiveness

How much delay is there between you and your photo?

Alpha A6000
10.0
Sony A7
10.0
D5500
10.0
continuous shooting

Reviews

What do the experts think?

Alpha A6000
9.0
Sony A7
9.2
D5500
9.0
Reviews from sonyalpharumors.com, imaging-resource.com, dpreview.com, techradar.com and 1 more

9.1

Camera Rocket Score

Image Quality, Focusing, Responsiveness and Reviews

Alpha A6000
9.1
Sony A7
9.2
D5500
9.0

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Sony Alpha A6000

Low light image quality Highest ISO setting that still achieves great image quality

Alpha A6000
1,347 ISO
Sony A7
2,449 ISO
Samsung NX30
1,014 ISO

Shutter lag Delay to take a photo when prefocused

Alpha A6000
22 ms
Samsung NX30
83 ms
D5500
79 ms

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Alpha A6000
11 fps
Alpha A5000
3.5 fps
Sony A7
5 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

Alpha A6000
420 photos
D5500
820 photos
Lumix DMC-GX80
290 photos

Color depth The number of variations of color the camera can capture

Alpha A6000
24.1 bits
Sony A7
24.9 bits
Samsung NX30
23.5 bits

Dynamic range Maximum range a camera can capture in one image from light to dark

Alpha A6000
13.1 ev
Sony A7
14.2 ev
D5500
14.0 ev

Photo Gallery Wallpaper quality closeups of the camera

Reviews Word on the street for the Sony Alpha A6000

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Sony a6000 Virtual Camera by Gary Fong

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Gary Fong released the new A6000 virtual camera APP (here on iTunes).

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

Type CMOS
Megapixels 24 MP
Resolution 6000 x 4000
Size APS-C
Area 23.5 x 15.6 mm
Crop factor 1.5x
Pixel size 15.3 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 25,600 ISO
Light sensitivity (Boost) Unknown to 51,200 ISO
Codecs
  1. RAW
  2. JPEG
Self cleaning sensor Yes

focus system

Type Hybrid detection
Focus points 179
Supports continuous Yes

viewfinder

Viewfinder mirror None
Viewfinder Viewfinder
Type Electronic
Coverage 100%
Magnification 1.07x
Viewfinder size 0.7x
Display type OLED
Display resolution 1,440 k dots

performance

Max continuous shooting 11 fps
Battery life 420 photos
Continuous shooting 11 fps
Shutter lag 22 ms

video

Video 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps
Shoots video in 24p Yes
Shoots high speed video No
External mic jack Proprietary
Autofocus while shooting video Contrast detection
Autofocus type Contrast detection
Autofocus supports continuous Yes

display

Type LCD
Size 3"
Resolution 921 k dots
Has a touch screen No
Has a flip out screen Yes
Supports live view Yes

shutter

Min 30 s
Max 1/4000 s

form factor

Size 120 x 67 x 45 mm
Thickness 45 mm
Weight 285 g
Is weather sealed No

features

Includes a GPS No
Supports HDR Yes
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Automatic panorama Yes
Create realistic 3D images No
Image stabilization Optical
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