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Shoot in 0.06 seconds: the world’s fastest autofocus
The perfect moment, captured
The Sony ILCE A6000, with it’s Fast Hybrid AF combines the strengths of both phase- and contrast-detection autofocus. 179 phase detection points (covering almost the entire image) and high-speed contrast-detection function.
Sony launches a new age of autofocus
4D FOCUS enables superior autofocus performance in four dimensions: wide autofocus coverage (2D height and width), fast autofocus speed (3D depth) and enhanced predictive tracking (4D time).
Quality starts with the sensor
More area for more detailed images
The α6000 Sony ILCE A6000 outclasses many cameras in its category. Its APS-C size sensor offers 1.6 times the area of 4/3 sensors, and 13 times that of the 1/2.3 sensors of typical compact digital cameras, resulting in an outstanding level of quality in every image.
Sharper details, faster AF
BIONZ X™ Processor
With three times the processing speed of earlier models, the new BIONZ X™ is able to accurately capture textures, reduce blurry details and even suppress visual noise to ensure sharp images. These advantages apply equally to still images or video.
Exmor™ CMOS sensor
The new 24.3 MP APS HD sensor features optimised light gathering (through angled micro-lenses) and improved light sensitivity.
The BIONZ X™ image processor ensures images of the highest quality, and provides the muscle needed for ultra-fast AF.
Amazing shots in low light
The extremely high ISO range lets you shoot natural, nuanced photos in dim light or indoors without a flash.
Introducing the world’s fastest autofocus
At 0.06 seconds, capture flying water drops and fleeting smiles.
The world’s fastest autofocus makes the Sony ILCE A6000 one of the most versatile interchangeable-lens camera available; at a mere 0.06 seconds, you’re assured of getting the perfect shot in any situation from family events to sports to nature.
Never miss the perfect shot
Fast Hybrid AF
The advanced Fast Hybrid AF enables more scenes to be focused via phase-detection only (reducing reliance on the contrast-detection mode), delivering the world’s fastest AF available to capture your subject at the exact moment you intend.
Wider frame coverage
Ultra-precise 179 AF points for greater coverage.
More autofocus points mean a better chance of capturing a perfectly sharp image, and with a class-leading 179 AF points, the Sony ILCE A6000 provides extensive frame coverage and continuous, precise location of your subject—no matter where in the frame they may be.
Focal plane phase detection AF points
Split-second and ultra-sharp
11 fps continuous shooting with AF tracking
Capturing an impressive 11 photos a second wouldn’t mean much if they were blurry. That’s where the Sony ILCE A6000 excels; you get a very high frames-per-second (fps) rate while the superior AF tracking ensures your selected subject is crisp and clear.
11 frames per second
Video phase detection
Smooth AF enhances your movies
The Sony ILCE A6000’s impressive AF capabilities are not just limited to still photos. It uses the same phase-detection priority to ensure fast focusing and smooth tracking to give a professional polish to your most demanding video projects.
Full HD recording
- Fast Hybrid AF
- Wide AF coverage
- Continuous shooting
- Smooth video
Stop the action, not the thrills
Freeze your subject at an amazing 11 fps for dramatic shots that capture the exact moment or expression you’re looking for.
With Full 1080 HD at 60p or 24p, you can make the aesthetic choice to capture film-like motion in your videos.
AF features for any scene
Eye AF, Lock-on AF and more let you delegate that aspect to the camera, freeing you to concentrate on the content of the scene.
More camera. Less to carry.
Expert features, customisable buttons and manual controls—in a compact, lightweight design.
The α6000 is smaller and lighter than comparable DSLRs
The best camera is the one you have with you. With its compact size and light weight, the α6000 compares favourably to bulkier, heavier DSLRs. Yet with the creativity of interchangeable lenses, manual controls and more, you sacrifice nothing.
Smarter viewfinder for better photos
The OLED Tru-Finder™ EVF is another Sony ILCE A6000 expert-level tool, with real-time data for planning and previewing shots. Exposure Control compensates for bright/dim scenes, Focus Zoom enlarges a chosen detail and Display Mode reveals histograms and more.
- Exposure Ctrl.
- Focus Zoom
- Display Modes
Lenses: the ultimate creative tool
Experiment with interchangeable E-mount lenses and beyond.
Snap, tap and share.
Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity make it simple to show, and share, your genius. Transfer of photos or videos to NFC-compatible televisions as well as Android smartphones or tablets.
PlayMemories Camera Apps
Sony’s apps make your camera smarter, effortlessly.
Add upgrades and new capabilities to your camera as your photographic skills expand.
Post that fantastic shot—right now—to your favourite social media site; you can even attach a comment.
Smart Remote Control
Get perfect selfies, group shots or unusual angles when you control your camera with a smartphone.
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- 24.3MP Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor with BIONZ X™ engine
- Fast Hybrid Autofocus (phase and contrast detection)
- Versatile E-mount interchangeable lens system
- Full manual control for creative photography
- Simple sharing and control with Wi-Fi and NFC One-touch
Sony E-mount lenses
APS-C type (23.5 x 15.6mm) “Exmor™” APS HD CMOS sensor
Approx. 24.3 megapixels
Still images: ISO 100-25600 equivalent (1/3 EV step), AUTO (ISO 100-25600, selectable lower limit and upper limit) Movies: ISO 100-12800 equivalent (1/3 EV step) / AUTO (ISO 100-12800 equivalent, selectable lower limit and upper limit)
1.0 cm (0.39 type) electronic viewfinder (color)
Battery Life (CIPA, Still Images)
Approx. 310 shots (Viewfinder) / Approx. 360 shots (LCD monitor)
7.5cm (3.0-type) wide type TFT