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Sony-nex-6.33671889
8.7 out of 10

Sony NEX-6

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Specifications

Feature
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Camera
Lens Compatibility : Sony E-mount lenses
Camera
Camera Type : Sony E-mount interchangeable lens digital camera with built-in flash
Camera
Lens Mount Type : Sony E-mount
Exposure System
Exposure Compensation : Still images: +/- 3.0EV (1/3EV steps), Movies: +/- 2.0EV (1/3EV steps)
Exposure System
Auto Exposure Lock : AE is locked when the shutter button is half pressed (ON/OFF is available in MENU)
Exposure System
Creative Style : Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, B/W (Contrast (-3 to +3steps), Saturation(-3 to +3steps), Sharpness(-3 to +3steps))
Exposure System
Exposure Bracketing : With 1/3, 2/3, 1, 2, 3EV increments, 3 frames
Exposure System
Picture Effect(s) : 11 types (15 variations): Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R,G,B,Y), High Contrast Mono, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Mono, Miniature
Exposure System
Exposure Settings : iAUTO, Superior Auto, Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Sweep Panorama, Scene Selection
Exposure System
Metering : 1200-zone evaluative metering
Exposure System
Metering Modes : Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Exposure System
Metering Sensitivity : 0EV-20EV, (at ISO 100 equivalent with F2.8 lens)
Exposure System
Noise Reduction : Long Exposure NR: (On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 second) High ISO NR: (High/Normal/Low)
Exposure System
Scene Mode(s) : Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night View, Handheld Twilight, Anti Motion Blur
Exposure System
White Balance Mode : Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, C.Tem (2500 to 9900K), C.Filter (G7 to M7,A7 to B7), Custom
Exposure System
ISO : Still images: Auto (ISO 100-3200), Selectable (ISO 100-25600) Movies: Auto (ISO 100-3200), Selectable (ISO 100-6400)
Focus system
AF micro adjustment : Yes, with LA-EA2 (sold separately)
LCD Display
Angle Adjustment : Up: Approx. 90 degrees, Down: Approx. 45 degrees
LCD Display
Brightness Control : Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather mode
LCD Display
Real-time image adjustment display : On/Off
LCD Display
Peaking : Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, Color: White/Red/Yellow)
LCD Display
Customization : Graphic display/Display all info/Big font size display/No display info/Levels/Histogram/Viewfinder
LCD Display
LCD Type : 3.0" (7.5cm) wide type TFT (921,600 dots)
Other Features
Area Setting : Yes
Other Features
Clock Function,Setting : Yes
Other Features
Eye-Fi ready : Yes
Other Features
Help guide : Yes
Other Features
Shop Front Mode : Yes
Weights and Measurements
Weight (Approx.) : Approx. 10.1 oz (287g) (excl battery & media) Approx. 12.2 oz (345g) (w/battery & media)
Weights and Measurements
Dimensions (Approx.) : Approx. 4 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 1 1/16" (119.9 x 66.9 x 42.6mm) (WxHxD)
Advanced Features
Advanced User Interface : Easy-to-understand Graphic Display and on-screen Help Guide User-friendly function menu
Advanced Features
Tracking Focus : Yes (object tracking)
Advanced Features
Face Detection : On/On (Regist. Faces)/Off, Face Selection (maximum 8 detectables)
Advanced Features
Anti Motion Blur : 6-image layering
Advanced Features
Auto High Dynamic Range : Yes, (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1.0-6.0 EV at 1.0 EV step), off)
Advanced Features
Shooting Tips : Yes
Advanced Features
Smile Shutter™ technology : Smile shutter (selectable from 3 steps)
Advanced Features
Sweep Panorama : Horizontal (Wide/Standard), Vertical (Wide/Standard)
Convenience Features
Video Playback Options : Forward/Rewind
Convenience Features
Still Image Playback Options : Single, 6/12-frame index view, Enlarged display mode, Panorama (Standard), Panorama (Wide): 34x), Auto Review, Image orientation, Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Folder selection, Delete, Protect
Flash
Flash Coverage : FOV coverage up to 16 mm (in the focal length)
Flash
Flash Compensation : +/- 2.0EV (1/3EV steps)
Flash
Flash Type : Built-in flash. Sony α System Flash (Compatible with Multi Interface Shoe and Auto-lock accessory shoe with the adaptor(ADP-MAA(Sold separately)))
Flash
Guide Number : 6 (in meters at ISO 100 equivalent)
Flash
Flash Modes : Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear sync., Slow sync., Rear Sync., Flash Off, Wireless (with external flash sold seperately)
Flash
Recycling Time : Approx. 4 sec.
Imaging Sensor
Anti Dust : Charge protection coating on Optical Filter and ultrasonic vibration mechanism
Imaging Sensor
Imaging Sensor : Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor (23.5 X 15.6mm)
Imaging Sensor
Effective Picture Resolution : Approx. 16.1 megapixels
Imaging Sensor
Focal Length Conversion Factor : 1.5x
Imaging Sensor
Color Filter System : RGB primary color filters
Imaging Sensor
Pixel Gross : Approx. 16.7 megapixels
Lens compensation
Lens compensation : Peripheral Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion
Power
Power Consumption (in Operation) : Still images:approx. 2.5W(w/ E PZ16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached), Movies:approx.3.9W(w/ E 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached))
Power
Number of Still Images : Approx. 270 images (Viewfinder), Approx. 360 images(LCD screen) (CIPA standard)
Power
Power Consumption (in View Finder Operation) : Still images: approx. 3.3W(with E PZ16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached), Movies: approx.4.1W(with E 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached))
Power
Battery Type : InfoLITHIUM® NP-FW50 (7.2V)
Software
Operating System Compatibility : Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Mac OS X (v10.3-10.8)
Wi-Fi
View on Smartphone : Yes
Wi-Fi
Send to Computer : Yes
Wi-Fi
PlayMemories Camera Apps : Yes
Wi-Fi
View on TV : Yes
Auto Portrait Framing
Still images : Yes
Drive System
Shutter Type : Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Drive System
Self-timer : 2s or 10s delay (single, continuous 3 or 5 frames)
Drive System
Flash Sync Speed : 1/160 s
Drive System
Continuous Shooting Speed : Continuous mode: max. 3 fps Speed Priority Continuous Shooting: max. 10 fps
Drive System
Shutter Speeds : Still images: 1/4000 to 30s (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)
Drive System
Drive Mode : Single-shot, Continuous shooting, Speed Priority continuous shooting, Self-timer (10/2s delay selectable), Self-timer (10/2s delay 3/5 exposures selectable), Bracketing, Remote Cdr
Drive System
Burst Buffer : When used with SD (UHS-I compliant) memory card Continuous shooting Hi: Extra FINE 15, FINE 24, STD 29, RAW 15, RAW+JPEG 12 Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE (8 fps): Extra FINE 20, FINE 28, STD 31, RAW 19, RAW+JPEG 18 Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE (10 fps): Extra FINE 20, FINE 26, STD 28 When used with Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo Continuous shooting Hi: Extra FINE 14, FINE 18, STD 20, RAW 13, RAW+JPEG 11 Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE (8 fps): Extra FINE 17, FINE 20, STD 24, RAW 17, RAW+JPEG 16 Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE (10 fps): Extra FINE 18, FINE 22, STD 24
Focus Control
Focus Sensitivity : 0 EV to +20 EV (at ISO100 conversion with F2.8 lens attached)
Focus Control
Manual Focus Assist : Yes MF assist (4.8x, 9.6x)
Focus Control
Focus Features : Predictive control, Focus lock, Eye-Start AF (with LA-EA2(Sold separately)
Focus Control
Focus Area : Multi Point (99 points(phase-detection AF), 25 points(contrast-AF)), Center-weighted, Flexible Spot
Focus Control
Focus System : Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF) with "Exmor" APS HD CMOS sensor
Focus Control
Focus Points : 99 points (phase-detection AF), 25 points (contrast-detection AF)
Focus Control
AF Modes : AF-S: Single-shot AF, AF-C: Continuous AF
Focus Control
AF Illuminator : Built-in, LED type (with a range of approx. 0.3-3.0m (with E PZ16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS attached))
Interface
Memory Card Slot : Dual slot: Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™/PRO-HG HX Duo™ media - SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card
Interface
PhotoTV HD : Yes
Interface
USB Port(s) : USB2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage, MTP)
Interface
BRAVIA® Sync™ : Yes, via HDMI with compatible BRAVIA HDTV
Interface
Accessory Shoe : Yes (with the adaptor ADP-MAA(Sold separately)). Multi Interface Shoe.
Interface
Multi Interface Shoe : Yes
Interface
HD Output : HDMI® (TypeC mini), BRAVIA Sync, Photo TV HD
Optics/Lens
Smart Zoom® Technology : M: approx. 1.4x, S:approx. 2x
Optics/Lens
Lens Mount Type : Sony E-mount lenses
Optics/Lens
Digital Zoom : Approx. 4x (still images and movie) Smart Zoom (M: approx. 1.4x, S:approx. 2x)
Recording
Still Image File Format : JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
Recording
Video Format : AVCHD Ver. 2.0 (Progressive), AVCHD, MP4
Recording
Audio Format : Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, 2ch
Recording
Microphone/Speaker : Built-in stereo microphones / Built-in, monaural speaker (volume settings in 8 steps between 0 and 7)
Recording
Still Image Size 3:2 : L: 4912 x 3264 (16M),M: 3568 x 2368 (8.4M),S: 2448 x 1624 (4M)
Recording
Still Image Size 16:9 : L: 4912 x 2760 (14M), M: 3568 x 2000 (7.1M), S: 2448 x 1376 (3.4M)
Recording
Color Space : sRGB, AdobeRGB
Recording
Panorama Still Image Size : Horizontal Wide: 12,416 x 1,856 (23M), Vertical : 5,536 x 2,160 (12M), Horizontal Std: 8,192 x 1,856 (15M), Vertical Std: 3,872 x 2,160 (8.4M)
Recording
Media Type : Memory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™, SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card
Recording
Video Mode : AVCHD: PS - 1920 x 1080/60p@28Mbps FX - 1920 x 1080/60i@24Mbps FH - 1920 x 1080/60i@17Mbps FX - 1920 x 1080/24p@24Mbps FH - 1920 x 1080/24p@17Mbps MP4: HD - 1440 x 1080/ 30fps@12Mbps VGA - 640 x 480/ 30fps@3Mbps
Recording
Still Image Mode : JPEG (Standard, Fine), RAW, RAW+JPEG
Viewfinder
Field of View : 100% coverage
Viewfinder
Type : 1.3 cm (0.5 type) Electronic viewfinder. 2,359,296 dots. Approx. 23mm from the eyepiece, 21mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m -1 (diopter). Display: Basic info, levels, histogram. Brightness control: Auto, Manual (3 steps between -1 and 1)
Viewfinder
Diopter Adjustment : -4m -1 to +1.0m -1 (diopter)
Support
Find related product support and help in Sony eSupport
Product Warranty
Limited Warranty
Shutter
Electronic Front Curtain Shutter : Yes (On/Off)
Release Date
First seen
22 August 2012