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Sony Alpha NEX-6


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Manufacturer Sony Electronics
Model name Alpha NEX-6
Date announced 2012-09-12
MSRP $849
Street price $702  See all prices
Official site NEX-6 Homepage
 
Camera type Mirrorless interchangeable lens camera
Sensor size (type) 23.5 x 15.6 mm (CMOS)
Max still resolution 4912 x 3264 (16 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability N/A
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
N/A
Max aperture N/A
Lens mount
(D-SLR/ILC only)
Sony E-mount
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
1.5x
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
No
Macro (min distance) N/A
 
Built-in flash Yes
External flash support Yes
Supports conversion lenses No
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 3.0"
LCD resolution 921,600 pixels
LCD position Tilting
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
N/A
Viewfinder coverage 100%
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 100 - 25600
RAW/TIFF support RAW
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (AVCHD)
Max movie resolution 1920 x 1080
Sound in movies Yes (Stereo)
Zoom usable in movies Yes
 
Storage method SD/SDHC/SDXC + Memory Stick Duo (no card included)
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Storage capacity
(out of the box)
N/A
 
Battery used NP-FW50 (1)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
360 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
4.8 x 2.8 x 1.1 in (121.9 x 71.1 x 27.9 mm)
Weight (empty) 10.1 oz (287 g)
 
Included software PlayMemories Home, Image Data Converter, Image Data Lightbox
 
Misc. notes Features more physical controls than typical NEX cameras, plus a built-in flash and a semi-standard hot shoe. Uses new Fast Hybrid AF system which combine phase and contrast detection. Has the same XGA OLED viewfinder as the NEX-7. Add a 16-50 power zoom lens for $150 more.
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