48points
57points

Sony A5100

63points
77points

Sony A6000

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Sony A6000
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53 facts in comparison

Sony A5100 vs Sony A6000

Sony A5100
Sony A6000
48
points
Sony A5100
63
points
Sony A6000

Why is Sony A5100 better than Sony A6000?

  • Has a stereo microphone
    ?
  • Has timelapse function
    ?
  • Has a touch screen
    ?
  • Has touch autofocus
    ?
  • 10mm narrower
    110mmvs120mm
  • 9mm thinner
    36mmvs45mm
  • 4mm shorter
    63mmvs67mm

Why is Sony A6000 better than Sony A5100?

  • 1.25% more megapixels (main camera)
    24.3MPvs24MP
  • 20shots longer battery life
    ?

    420shotsvs400shots
  • 1.83x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    ?

    11fpsvs6fps
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
    ?
  • Has a hot shoe
    ?
  • Has a built-in HDR mode
    ?
  • Has an electronic viewfinder (EVF)
    ?
  • Can create panoramas in-camera
    ?

Price comparison

Sony A5100

ProductStorePrice
Sony A5100 walmartSony Alpha a5100 HD 1080p Mirrorless Dig...Sony Alpha a5100 HD 1080p Mirrorless Digital Camera Black + 16-50mm Lens Kit + Lexar 32GB Memory Card + DSLR Photo Bag + Extra Battery + Wide Angle Lens + 2x Telephoto Lens + Flash + Remote + Tripod
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$489.00

Sony A6000

Buy used:

$427.74

ProductStorePrice
Sony A6000 walmartSony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Camera w/ 16...Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Camera w/ 16-50mm Lens & 64GB SD Card Bundle (Black)
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$548.00

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Design

1.Has a flip-out screen
?

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

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2.Has a built-in focus motor
?

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.

For example

Nikon D6

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3.Has a hot shoe
?

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

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Sony A6000
4.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image. Show more

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5.is a system camera
?

A system camera has many interchangeable components such as lenses, flashes, and other accessories. System cameras offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

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6. higher resolution (screen)
?

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

Best

Zeiss ZX1

2764.8k dots

921k dots

921k dots

Optics

1.focus points
?

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

179

179

2.has AF tracking
?

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

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3.Has phase-detection autofocus for photos
?

Phase-detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images. Show more

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4.maximum light sensitivity
?

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash. Show more

Best

Nikon D6

3280000 ISO

25600 ISO

25600 ISO

5.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

24MP

24.3MP

6.continuous shooting at high resolution
?

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

Best

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII

90fps

6fps

11fps

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
?

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions. Show more

Best

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III

2904 x 60fps

1080 x 60fps

1080 x 60fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
?

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp. Show more

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3.Has timelapse function
?

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky. Show more

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4.has a 24p cinema mode
?

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

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Sony A6000
5.supports AVCHD format
?

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

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Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
?

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

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Sony A6000
2.has a microphone input
?

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

For example

Nikon D6

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Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)
?

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

400shots

420shots

2.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

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3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.has an external memory slot
?

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card. Show more

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2.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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3.Has a remote control
?

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

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Sony A6000
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
?

Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

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Sony A6000
5.has an accelerometer
?

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

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Sony A6000
6.has a HDMI output
?

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

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Sony A6000

Price comparison

Sony A5100

ProductStorePrice
Sony A5100 walmartSony Alpha a5100 HD 1080p Mirrorless Dig...Sony Alpha a5100 HD 1080p Mirrorless Digital Camera Black + 16-50mm Lens Kit + Lexar 32GB Memory Card + DSLR Photo Bag + Extra Battery + Wide Angle Lens + 2x Telephoto Lens + Flash + Remote + Tripod
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$489.00

Sony A6000

Buy used:

$427.74

ProductStorePrice
Sony A6000 walmartSony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Camera w/ 16...Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Camera w/ 16-50mm Lens & 64GB SD Card Bundle (Black)
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$548.00

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