Sony - Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Camera with 16-50mm Retractable Lens - Silver

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Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Camera with 16–50mm Retractable Lens: Whether you're looking to enhance your portfolio or just take pictures of your loved ones to share, the Sony Alpha a6000 can help you out. Its 24.3-megapixel Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor lets you capture images with realistic detail, and built-in Wi-Fi allows you to wirelessly transfer stored photos and HD videos to your compatible devices. An included 16–50mm lens enables you to start shooting right away.

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What's Included

  • Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Camera
  • 16-50mm E-mount lens (NEX-5T/B)
  • Rechargeable battery (NP-FW50)
  • AC adapter (AC-UB10), micro USB cable
  • Shoulder strap, body cap, eyepiece cup
  • Owner's manual

Ratings & Reviews

Overall Customer Rating:
Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars.
97% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (2047 out of 2111)

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Product Features

16–50mm f/3.5–5.6 E-mount lens (NEX-5T/B) included

Features Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, fast hybrid AF (autofocus) for movie capture and direct manual focus for professional-quality shots.

24.3-megapixel Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor delivers vividly detailed images

Capture high-resolution images up to 6000 x 4000 pixels. Charge-protection coating and ultrasonic vibration mechanism help prevent dust accumulation.

ISO 100–25,600

Enjoy crisp, clean images over a broad spectrum of lighting conditions.

Never miss a shot with selectable 2.5, 6 or 11 fps (frames per second) continuous shooting

From joyous facial expressions to fast-paced sports action, burst mode ensures you get the shot even if it only lasts a fraction of a second.

Xtra Fine 3" LCD makes it easy to review photos and videos

Look at stored footage before you print or share. WhiteMagic technology, auto and manual brightness control and sunny weather mode allow clear viewing in bright light.

Capture spectacular movies in HD

Record arresting footage with up to 1920 x 1080 resolution in cinematic 24p or 60p and 60i frame rates with Dolby Digital (AC-3) or MP4 (MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2-channel) audio.

BIONZ X image processor delivers speed and performance

Fast performance to accurately reproduce textures and details, lower noise and provide vibrant tonal gradations for lifelike still images and videos.

Tru-Finder 0.4" color OLED electronic viewfinder helps you set up shots

Features 1,440,000 dots, 100% field of view and approximately 33° wide viewing angle for clear visuals.

Fast hybrid AF brings subjects into clear view

Features 179 phase-detection points and 25 contrast-detection points and advanced 1200-zone evaluative exposure metering. Spatial Object Detection algorithm helps ensure rapid performance.

Built-in Wi-Fi simplifies file sharing

Plus control your camera via a compatible smartphone or tablet and PlayMemories apps (download required). NFC (near-field communication) capability allows one-touch pairing with select devices.

Built-in pop-up flash for proper illumination

Red-eye reduction promotes natural-looking eyes. Hot shoe accommodates a variety of flashes (not included).

Multiformat memory slot for storing or transferring data

Supports SD, SDHC, SDXC and MS PRO Duo, MS PRO-HG Duo and MS PRO-HG HX Duo formats. Memory cards not included.

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What Experts are Saying

Rating, 4.6 out of 5 with 20 reviews

Overall Customer Rating

97%of customers recommend this product.



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              What Experts are Saying

              Rating, 4.6 out of 5 with 20 reviews
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              The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about manual adjust., water proof, optics and glare. Editors have mixed opinions about battery. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 90/100 = Excellent quality.
              • TechRadar (UK)Rating, 4.5 out of 5Amy Davies on March 19, 2015
                Sony Alpha A6000 review
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              • The Imaging Resource!Rating, 5 out of on July 14, 2014
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                The Sony A6000 is, in some respects, the older NEX-6 reincarnate. Which puts it in good stead: as far as interchangeable lens cameras go, the NEX-6 was one of our favourite small scale models with a built-in electronic viewfinder, so the AlphaFull Review
              • Stuff (UK)Rating, 5 out of 5June 26, 2014
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              • Tom's GuideRating, 4.5 out of 5Theano Nikitas on June 23, 2014
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