α6000 E-mount camera with APS-C Sensor

α6000 E-mount camera with APS-C Sensor

Sony's latest 24.3 MP Exmor® APS HD CMOS sensor; advanced Fast Hybrid Autofocus system; SVGA Tru-Finder. 16-50 mm power zoom lens included.
α6000 E-mount camera with APS-C Sensor

The Power of Speed

The Sony a6000 mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera features ultrafast autofocus (0.06 seconds), 179 AF tracking points and 11 frames per second-while capturing 24.3MP of rich, professional detail. The future of digital imaging is here

Fast Hybrid AF with 179 phase-detection points

Enhanced Fast Hybrid AF (auto focus) combines speedy phase-detection AF with highly accurate contrast-detection AF. Accelerated through a new Spatial Object Detection algorithm, Fast Hybrid AF achieves among the fastest autofocusing performance of any camera (0.06 second).

Ultra-fast response up to 11 fps

Capture the perfect moment – the a6000 realizes 11 frames per second continuous shooting with AF (Auto Focus) tracking by making the most of the wide-area 179-point phase-detection AF sensor. Even when dealing with a moving subject the a6000's superb moving-subject tracking performance ensures you get the shot during still or video capture.

High Resolution 24MP APS-C Sensor

Get incredible detail and gorgeous enlargements thanks to the newly developed 24.3 megapixel Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor. It has higher resolution than most DSLRs in a body about half the size and weight. Moreover the α6000 adopts the same gapless on-chip lens structure as the award-winning a7 for ultimate image quality and light sensitivity.

What you see is what you get with an OLED Viewfinder

View every scene in rich detail on the high contrast 1.4M dot Tru-Finder OLED Electronic Viewfinder. Featuring a new optical system with four double aspherical lenses, it delivers 100% frame coverage with an approximately 33° viewing angle for corner-to-corner visibility. The advantage of an EVF over an OVF is that the electronic viewfinder displays what will appear in your recordings, including the effects of your camera settings so you can fine-tune exposure, color and focus in your preview before you take the picture.

Frame at any angle with a tiltable 3” LCD

The tiltable 3.0” (921k dots) Xtra Fine LCD display makes it easy to photograph over crowds or capture pets eye to eye at low angles. Swinging up approx. 90° and down approx. 45° makes it easy to frame at any angle. The large display delivers brilliant-quality still images and movies while WhiteMagic technology dramatically increases visibility in bright daylight.

Smartphone remote control & sharing via NFC & Wi-Fi®

Sharing your gorgeous photos with your family and social networks has never been easier. Wi-Fi connectivity allows you to control your camera with your compatible Smartphone or Tablet using the PlayMemories Mobile Apps5. Use your device’s LCD to frame your image and control the camera shutter. You can even transfer the images taken directly to your mobile device for quick editing and uploading - sharing has never been easier. Connectivity has been simplified to one-touch utilizing NFC (near field communication). Connect by simply touch the camera to the compatible NFC enabled device.

Enhance your creativity with PlayMemories Camera Apps

Personalize your camera by adding new features with PlayMemories Camera Apps. Find apps to fit your shooting enhance your creativity from like; time lapse, motion shot light shaft and much more. Use apps that shoot, share and save photos using Wi-Fi® that make it easy to control and view your camera from smartphone, and post photos directly to Facebook or backup images to the cloud without connecting to a computer5. www.playmemoriescameraapps.com

Full HD 1080/24/60P video

Make movie magic with Full HD 1920 x 1080 video in cinematic 24p, or capture fast action at incredible 60p and 60i frame-rates.3 Tracking moving subjects is not a problem, made even easier with the α6000’s 179 point AF (auto focus) system –. Selectable in-camera – Blu-ray quality - AVCHD or simple and easier upload to the web - MP4 codecs are available. For serious videographers, uncompressed clean-screen video files to external recording devices is possible via the HDMI® connection Capture Full 1920 x 1080 HD uncompressed clean-screen video files with external recording devices via an HDMI® connection in 60p and 60i frame rates. Selectable in-camera AVCHD codec frame rates include super-smooth 60p, standard 60i or cinematic 24p, while MP4 codec is also available for smaller files for easier upload to the web.

Easy and intuitive controls help you shoot like a pro

Despite its small size, the α6000 gives you full DSLR control and immediate access to the functions you need to shoot like a pro. Two dials on top and a rear-mounted control wheel allow quick selection of shooting modes and camera settings. In addition to the Fn button, there’s seven customizable buttons, which can be assigned any of 474 functions.

Stunning low light photos with ISO range of 100-25600

With 20% higher sensitivity than the NEX-7 due to the newly developed Exmor® CMOS sensor and BIONZ® X processor, you get stunning detail in in low light from ISO range 100 – 25000. And for an additional burst of light, the α6000 features a pop-up flash and a standard hot shoe for additional flash accessories.

Low light situations not a problem

Built-in pop-up flash in a compact camera body is perfect when an extra burst of light is needed to get the shot. Combine with high ISO sensitivity - from 100 to 16000 ISO - to enable shooting in just about any setting.

Better Images through BIONZ® X processing

The new BIONZ® X image processor faithfully reproduces textures and details in real time via extra high-speed processing capabilities delivering true-to-life images - as seen by the naked eye. It enables greater natural detail, richer tonal gradations, lower noise and more realistic images whether you shoot stills or video.

4K Still image output by HDMI8 or Wi-Fi® for viewing on 4K TVs

Enjoy Ultra High Definition slide shows directly from the camera to a compatible 4K television. The α6000 converts images for optimized 4K image size playback (8MP). Enjoy expressive rich colors and amazing detail like never before. Images can be viewed via an optional HDMI®.

New Eye AF control

Thanks to extremely accurate eye detection, faces will be sharply focused - even when capturing a subject partially turned away from the camera and with a shallow depth of field – as the camera can prioritize a single pupil. A green frame appears over the prioritized eye when focus has been achieved for easy confirmation. Eye AF can be used when the function is assigned to a customizable button, allowing users to instantly activate it depending on the scene.

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Specifications

Lens
Lens Mount Sony E-mount lenses
Lens Compatibility Sony E-mount lenses
Sensor
Sensor Type APS-C
SENSOR APS-C type (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Number Of Pixels (Effective) 24.3 MP
Number of Pixels (total) Approx. 24.7 megapixels
Image Sensor Aspect Ratio 3 : 2
Anti-Dust System Charge protection coating on Optical Filter and ultrasonic vibration mechanism
Recording (movie)
Recording Format AVCHD 2.0 / MP4
Noise Reduction
Multi Frame NR Auto/ ISO 100 to 51200
Focus
Focus Type Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF)
TYPE Built-in flash
AF Illuminator range Approx. 0.3 – approx. 3.0 m (with E PZ 16-50 mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
Exposure
Metering Type 1200-zone evaluative metering
Metering Sensor "Exmor®" APS HD CMOS sensor
Metering Sensitivity EV0 to EV20 (at ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)
Exposure Compensation +/- 5.0EV(1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps selectable)
ISO Sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) ISO 100-25600
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type 0.39 in-type electronic viewfinder (color)
Number of Dots 1,440,000 dots
Field Coverage 100%
Dioptre Adjustment -4.0 to +3.0 m-1
LCD Screen
Monitor Type 3.0 in wide type TFT LCD
Total Number of Dots 921,600 dots
Focus Magnifier Yes (5.9x, 11.7x)
Quick Navi Yes
Other Features
Clear Image Zoom Approx. 2x
Digital zoom (Still Image) L:Approx. 4x;M:Approx. 5.7x;S:Approx. 8x
Digital zoom (Movie) Approx. 4x
PlayMemories Camera Apps™ Yes5
Image Processor BIONZ X
Smile Shutter Yes (selectable from 3 steps)
Shutter
Shutter Speed Still images:1/4000 to 30 sec, Bulb, Movies: 1/4000 to 1/4 (1/3 steps) up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto slow shutter mode)
Flash Sync. Speed 1/160 sec.
Electronic Front Curtain Shutter Yes (On/Off)
Image Stabilization
Steadyshot Not supported (image stabilization supported on lens)
Flash Control
Flash Compensation +/- 3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)
Drive
Continuous Drive Speed (approx. max.) 11 fps (in High Continuous shooting)
Interface
PC Interface Mass-storage, MTP, PC remote
NFC™ One-touch remote, One-touch sharing
Multi Interface Shoe Yes
Interfaces Multi/Micro USB Terminal
Multi Interface Shoe
Power
Supplied Battery NP-FW50 W-series Rechargeable Battery Pack
Battery Life (Still Images) Up to 360 shots
Internal Battery Charge Yes
Size & Weight
Dimensions (W x H x D) 4.72 x 2.63 x 1.78 in
Weight (with battery and memory card included) 10.05 oz (Body Only) / 12.13 oz (With battery and media)
WiFi® & NFC
View on Smartphone Yes
View on TV Yes
Wireless & Network Capabilities Wi-Fi®
NFC One-touch functionality
Downloadable Camera Apps

What's in the Box

  • Micro USB cable
  • AC adaptor (AC-UB10)
  • Rechargeable battery pack (NP-FW50)
  • Shoulder strap
  • Eyepiece cup
  • SELP1650
  • Lens cap
  • Power cord