Sony Alpha a6000

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Key specs

  • CMOS
  • APS-C
  • 23.5 x 15.6 mm
  • 24 megapixels
  • 6000;4000 px
  • Sony E (NEX);Sony E;Sony FE
  • Contrast Detect (sensor);Phase Detect;Multi-area;Center;Selective single-point;Tracking;Single;Continuous;Face Detection;Live View
  • 3 in
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Sony Alpha a6000 Full Specifications


Sensor typeCMOS
Image sensor formatAPS-C
Sensor size23.5 x 15.6 mm
Sensor photo detectors25 Mpx
Effective pixels24 Mpx
Image ratio w:h3:2
Max resolution6000, 4000
Other resolutions6000x3376, 4240x2832, 4240x2400, 3008x2000, 3008x1688
ProcessorBIONZ X


ISO Auto
ISO minimum100
ISO maximum51200
Boosted ISO maximum51200
Maximum image resolution6000, 4000
White balance presets10
White balance modesAuto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Flash
Custom white balance
Supported image file formatsJPG
Photo effectsNeutral, Vivid
Image stabilizer
Image stabilization type
Supported aspect ratios3:2, 16:9
Uncompressed formatRAW
AEB/HDR support

Optics and focus

Lens mountSony E
Optical zoom3 x
Digital zoom4 x
Magnification (Crop factor)1.5 x
Maximum aperture3.5
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)Lamp
Focus adjustmentAuto/Manual
Contrast autofocus
Contrast adjustment
Saturation adjustment
Brightness adjustment
Autofocus in recording mode
Focal length multiplier1.5×
AutofocusContrast Detection Auto Focus, Face detection
Auto Focus (AF) lock
Manual focus
Auto Focus (AF) points selectionAuto
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Number of focus points179
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)179
Image stabiliserLens based only
Filter diameter1.59 in
Phase detection autofocus
Number of AF points (contrast)25

Screen and viewfinder

Screen size3.00 in
Articulated LCDTilting
Screen technologyLCD TFT
Screen dots921600
Touch screen
Field of view100 %
Live view
Viewfinder screen size0.39 in
Viewfinder coverage100 %
Viewfinder resolution1440000 px
Viewfinder magnification1.07 x
Dioptre correction
Diopter adjustment (D-D)4, 3
Eye relief0.83 in
Separate info display

Photography features

Shooting modesAuto
Camera shutter typeElectronic
Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure mode
Number of exposures3
Exposure compensation plus5
Exposure compensation minus-5
Expousure compensation steps1/3, 1/2
Auto exposure lock
AE EV steps1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1, 2
Continuous shooting
Self-timer delay2, 10
AE frames3, 5
WB Bracketing
Subject / scene modes
Flash sync speed1/160s
Built-in flash
Flash range236.22 in
Flash modesAuto, Fill-in, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Redeye Reduction, Slow Sync
External flash connectionHot shoe
Flash metering systemTTL
External flash
Continuous drive11.0 fps
Scene modes
Portrait, Sunset, Night portrait, Landscape
Metering modesMulti, Center-weighted, Spot
Manual settings
Self-timer options2, 10
Speed (JPEG)11 fps
Speed (RAW)11 fps
Exposure bracketing0.3 - 3.0±EV

Videography features

Maximum resolution1920, 1080
Video recording
Recording resolutions1920 x 1080 px
HD typeFull HD
Supported video file formatsAVCHD, MP4
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1920x1080
Max frame rate (highest resolution)60 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)60 fps
Motion JPEG frame rate60 fps

Audio features

Built-in microphone
Microphone typeStereo
Built-in speakers
Speaker typeMono
Audio systemStereo
Supported audio file formatsAAC


Body typeMILC
Body materialAluminum-magnesium
Colour of productBlack, Black,Graphite, Graphite,Grey, Grey, Silver, White
Anti-dust system
Environmentally sealed


Weight0.63 lb
Width4.72 in
Height2.63 in
Depth1.78 in


Compatible memory cardsMS Pro Duo, MS Pro-HG Duo, MS XC-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Storage typesSD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo
Camera file systemDCF 2.0, Exif 2.3, RAW


Power source typeBattery
Battery life (CIPA)360
Battery life (max)1.5 h
Battery technology
Number of batteries supported1
AC adapter includedY


HDMI connector typeMicro
USB port
USB connector typeMicro-USB B
USB version2.0
Headphone port
Microphone port
Supported WiFi typesIEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Remote control
Smartphone remote support
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)

Other features

Orientation sensor
Energy Star certified
Tripod mounting supported

Sony Alpha a6000 Online reviews

Sony Alpha A6000 review | Expert Reviews
Hits a home run for quality, performance, features and...Read more

Sony Alpha 6000 (ILCE-6000) review - CNET
Sony's follow-up to its NEX-6 laps the field with its 11fps burst and comfortable design.Read more

Sony a6000 - Lyd & Bilde
La meg starte med å oppklare en kilde til forvirring. Alle Sony-kameraer som tidligere het NEX, heter nå a for alpha. Men de er fremdeles kompakte systemkameraer med utskiftbar optikk, og blant de minste systemkameraene man kan kjøpe. De utfordrer speilrefleksene på deres egne territorier: Bildekvalitet og brukervennlighet, men det er mulig å argumentere for …Read more