Camera Rocket Review Our evaluation of A6000 vs X-E2

Image Quality

RAW image quality independent of lens

DxOMark Low light, DxOMark Color depth, DxOMark Dynamic range and 1 more

Focusing

How fast and easily does the camera nail focus

focus points

Responsiveness

How much delay is there between you and your photo?

continuous shooting

Reviews

What do the experts think?

Reviews from sonyalpharumors.com, imaging-resource.com, dpreview.com, techradar.com and 1 more

No winner declared

Too close to call

Benchmarks Real world tests of Alpha A6000 vs Fujifilm X-E2

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Alpha A6000
11 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

Alpha A6000
420 photos
Fujifilm X-E2
350 photos

Features Key features of the Alpha A6000  vs Fujifilm X-E2 

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

Alpha A6000
24 MP
Fujifilm X-E2
16.7 MP

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

Alpha A6000
51,200 ISO
Fujifilm X-E2
25,600 ISO

Focus points How many different points the camera can focus on

Screen size Larger screens make it easier to preview and review photos

Viewfinder size Large viewfinders are brighter and more comfortable to use

Pixel size How much area of the sensor is dedicated to each pixel

Alpha A6000
15.3 microns
Fujifilm X-E2
22.1 microns

Reviews Word on the street

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

Alpha A6000  vs
Fujifilm X-E2 
Type CMOS CMOS
Megapixels 24 MP 16.7 MP
Resolution 6000 x 4000 4720 x 3536
Size APS-C APS-C
Area 23.5 x 15.6 mm 23.6 x 15.6 mm
Crop factor 1.5x 1.5x
Pixel size 15.3 microns 22.1 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 25,600 ISO 200 ISO to 6,400 ISO
Light sensitivity (Boost) Unknown to 51,200 ISO 100 ISO to 25,600 ISO
Codecs
RAW
JPEG
Self cleaning sensor Yes Yes

focus system

Type Hybrid detection Hybrid detection
Focus points 179 49
Supports continuous Yes Yes

viewfinder

Viewfinder mirror None Opaque
Viewfinder Yes Yes
Type Electronic Electronic
Coverage 100% 100%
Magnification 1.07x 2.5x
Viewfinder size 0.7x 1.64x
Display type OLED OLED
Display resolution 1,440 k dots 2 k dots

performance

Max continuous shooting 11 fps 7 fps
Battery life 420 350
Continuous shooting
7 fps, JPEG
11 fps

video

Alpha A6000  vs
Fujifilm X-E2 
Video 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps
Shoots video in 24p Yes No
Shoots high speed video No No
External mic jack Proprietary Proprietary
Autofocus while shooting video Contrast detection Contrast detection
Autofocus type Contrast detection Contrast detection
Autofocus supports continuous Yes Yes

display

Type LCD LCD
Size 3" 3"
Resolution 921 k dots 1,040 k dots
Has a touch screen No No
Has a flip out screen Yes No
Supports live view Yes Yes

shutter

Min 30 s 30 s
Max 1/4000 s 1/4000 s

form factor

Size 120 x 67 x 45 mm 129 x 74.9 x 37.2 mm
Thickness 45 mm 37.2 mm
Weight 285 g 350 g
Is weather sealed No No

features

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