Sony Alpha 6000 Specifications

Sony

Model Name:

Sony Alpha ILCE-A6000 

General

Model Number:

A6000

Camera Format:

Compact System Camera

Retail Price:

$799.99

Street Price:

$548.00

Date Available:

2014-04-15

Tripod Mount:

Yes

Weight:

16.5 oz (468 g)
includes batteries, kit lens

Size:

4.7 x 2.6 x 1.8 in.
(120 x 67 x 45 mm)

Waterproof:

No

Waterproof Depth:

n/a

Image Sensor

Sensor Type:

CMOS

Sensor Manufacturer:

Sony

Effective Megapixels:

24.3

Sensor Format:

APS-C

Sensor size:

366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm)

Approximate Pixel Pitch:

3.92 microns

Focal Length Multiplier:

1.5x

Aspect Ratio:

3:2

Color Filter Type:

RGBG

Anti Aliasing Filter:

Fixed

Self-Cleaning:

Yes

Sensor shift image stabilization:

No

On-Sensor Phase Detect:

Yes

DxO Sensor Score:

82

DxO Color Depth Score (bits):

24.1

DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):

13.1

DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):

1,347

Image Capture

Image Resolution:

6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
4240 x 2832 (12.0 MP, 3:2),
4240 x 2400 (10.2 MP, Other),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
12416 x 1856 (23.0 MP, Other),
8192 x 1856 (15.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 5536 (12.0 MP, Other),
2160 x 3872 (8.4 MP, Other)

Image File Format:

JPEG (EXIF 2.3), MPO (3D), RAW (compressed ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG

Continuous-mode frames/second:

11.1

Video Capture

Can take movies:

Yes

Movie Resolution:

1920x1080 (60p/28Mbps/PS or 60i/24Mbps/FX or 60i/17Mbps/FH or 24p/24Mbps/FX or 24p/17Mbps/FH)
1440x1080 (30p/12Mbps)
640x480 (30p/3Mbps)

Movie File Format:

AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio :Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC; XAVC S format added in firmware v2.00

Composite Video Out:

No

NTSC/PAL Switchable Video:

n/a

Video Usable as Viewfinder:

n/a

HD Video Out:

Yes

HD Video Connection:

HDMI

Lens & Optics

Lens Mount:

Sony E

Lens:

Sony SELP1650 PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS; 9 elements in 8 groups, 4 aspheric surfaces

Focal Length (35mm equivalent):

24 - 75mm

Focal Length (actual):

16 - 50mm

Zoom Ratio:

3.13x

Aperture Range:

f/3.5 - f/22 (W) / f/5.6 - f/36 (T); 7-blade circular aperture

Integrated ND Filter:

No

Normal Focus Range:

25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity

Macro Focus Range:

 

Filter Thread:

40.5mm

Thread Type:

n/a

Optical Image Stabilization:

Yes

Digital Zoom:

Yes

Digital Zoom Values:

Up to 4x; up to 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom

Auto Focus

Auto Focus:

Yes

Auto Focus Type:

Hybrid Contrast/Phase Detection: Wide (179 points phase-detection AF, 25 points contrast-detection AF), Zone, Center, Flexible Spot (Small / Medium / Large)

Auto Focus Assist Light?

Yes

Manual Focus:

Yes

Viewfinder

Viewfinder:

EVF / LCD

Viewfinder Type:

EVF type; 1.0cm (0.39-inch) 1,440K-dot OLED, 100% coverage, 1.07x mag. (0.70x 35mm eq.), 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter

Focus Peaking:

Yes

EVF Resolution:

1,440,000 dots

Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):

0.70x

Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):

1.07x

Display

Eye-level Viewfinder:

Yes

Rear Display:

Yes

Rear Display Size (inches):

3.0

Rear Display Resolution:

921,600 dots (307,200 px)

Touchscreen:

No

Articulating Screen:

Yes

Tilt Swivel Screen:

No

Selfie Screen:

No

Max Playback Zoom:

16.7x

Top Deck Display:

No

Exposure

Maximum ISO (native):

25600

Minimum ISO (native):

100

ISO Settings:

Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600; 51200 available with MFNR

Auto ISO Mode:

Yes

White Balance Settings:

Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm white/Cool white/Day white/Daylight), Flash, C. Temp 2500 to 9900K, C Filter G7 to M7 (15-step), Custom, AWB micro adjustment

Shutter Speed Range:

30 - 1/4000

Bulb Mode:

Yes

Exposure Compensation:

+/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps

Metering Modes:

1200-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot

Program Auto Exposure:

Yes

Aperture Priority:

Yes

Shutter Priority:

Yes

Full Manual Exposure:

Yes

Creative Exposure Modes:

Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur, HDR, Sweep Panorama

Self Timer:

2 , 10, 10 (3 or 5 frames) seconds

Time Lapse (intervalometer):

 

High Resolution Composite:

No

Flash

Built-in Flash:

Yes

Flash Modes:

Auto, Off, Fill-flash, Rear sync, Slow sync, Red-eye reduction: On/Off

Flash Guide Number (ISO 100):

6.0 m / 19.7 ft.

Flash Range Description:

Lens dependent

Max Flash Sync:

1/160

Flash Exposure Compensation:

+/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps

External Flash Connection:

Multi Interface Shoe

Built-In Wireless Flash Control:

No

Image Storage

Usable Memory Types:

MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC

UHS Support:

UHS-I

Other Memory:

 

Dual Card Slots:

No

RAW Capture Support:

Yes

Uncompressed Format:

RAW (compressed ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG

Movie File Format:

AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio :Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC; XAVC S format added in firmware v2.00

Included Memory:

No memory included

Included Memory Type:

 

Connectivity

Built-In Wi-Fi:

Yes

NFC:

Yes

Bluetooth:

No

Built-In GPS:

No

Microphone Jack:

No

Headphone Jack:

No

External Connections:

USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi

PictBridge Compliant:

Yes

DPOF Compliant:

Yes

Remote Control:

Yes

Remote Control Type:

Optional wired, IR or Wi-FI

Connections (extended):

Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Multi Interface Shoe, Multi Micro USB

Performance Timing

Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):

0.51

Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):

0.48

Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):

Unlimited

Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):

0.44

Camera penalizes early shutter press?

No

JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution):

11.1

Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):

47

RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):

11.1

Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):

22

RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):

11.1

Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):

21

Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):

0.15 seconds

Shutter lag (full AF, tele):

 

Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):

 

Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):

 

Shutter Lag (manual focus):

0.143 seconds

Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):

0.42 seconds

Shutter Lag (prefocused):

0.022 seconds

Shutter Lag (notes):

Full AF lag, Multi-area AF mode = 0.151s

Startup Time:

2.2 seconds

Play -> Record Time:

0.8 seconds

Flash cycle time, full power:

2.3 seconds

Power

Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):

360 shots

Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):

310 shots

Battery Life, Video:

 

Battery Form Factor:

Proprietary NP-FW50

Usable Battery Types:

Lithium-ion rechargeable

Batteries Included:

1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable

Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter):

Yes

Dedicated Battery Charger Included:

No

Internal Charging Supported:

Yes

Software

Included Software:

Software CD-ROM (Image Data Converter 4, Remote Camera Control, PlayMemories Home)

OS Compatibility:

Windows Vista SP2/7 SP1/8, Mac OS X v10.6-10.8

Miscellaneous

Notes & Features:

Bionz X image processor, Fast Hybrid AF (179 PDAF and 25 CDAF points), Full HD 1080p60 movies, 11 fps burst mode, Wi-Fi with NFC, clean HDMI output