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 megapixels
Effective pixels24 Mpx
Image ratio w:h3:2, 16:9
Max resolution6000, 4000
Other resolutions6000x3376, 4240x2832, 4240x2400, 3008x2000, 3008x1688
ProcessorBIONZ X


ISO Auto
ISO minimum100
ISO maximum25600
Boosted ISO maximum51200
White balance presets10
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Uncompressed formatRAW
Supported file formatsJPEG, RAW
Built-in HDR function
AEB/HDR support

Optics & Focus

Lens mount
Sony E , Sony E, Sony FE
Magnification (Crop factor)1.5 x
Digital zoom2 x
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)Lamp
Contrast autofocus
Autofocus in recording mode
Focal length multiplier1.5×
Contrast Detect , Phase Detect, Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Tracking, Single, Continuous, Face Detection, Live View
Manual focus
Number of focus points179
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)179
Image stabiliserLens based only
Phase detection autofocus
Number of AF points (contrast)25

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCDTilting
Screen typeTFT LCD
Screen size3 in
Screen dots921600
Touch screen
Live view
Viewfinder coverage100 %
Viewfinder resolution1440000 px
Viewfinder magnification0.7 x
Separate info display

Photography features

Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure mode
Continuous shooting
Number of exposures3
Exposure compensation plus5
Exposure compensation minus-5
Expousure compensation steps1/3, 1/2
AE EV steps1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1, 2
AE frames3, 5
WB Bracketing
Subject / scene modes
Flash sync speed1/160s
External flash connectionHot shoe
Built-in flash
Flash metering systemTTL
Flash range236.22 in
External flash
Continuous drive11.0 fps
Metering modesMulti, Center-weighted, Spot
Flash modesAuto, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Fill-in Flash, Slow Sync, Redeye Reduction, Wireless Sync, High-speed Sync
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
Supported file formatsMPEG-4, AVCHD, AVC, H.264, XAVC S
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1920x1080
Max frame rate (highest resolution)60 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)60 fps
Video recording


Body typeRangefinder-style mirrorless
Body materialAluminum-magnesium
Colour of productBlack, Grey, Silver, White
Weight0.76 lb
Width4.72 in
Height2.64 in
Length1.77 in
Environmentally sealed
Anti-dust system


Storage typesSD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo


Battery Life (CIPA)360
Battery typeLi-Ion


USB version2.0
Microphone port
Headphone port
Supported WiFi types802.11b/g/n
Remote control
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)

Other features

Orientation sensor

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