Sony Alpha 6000 E Mount Camera Body

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11 FPS Continuous Shooting

DSLR-style Operation

Enhanced OLED Tru-Finder

WiFi / NFC / Play Memories Camera Apps*2


Camera Type Interchangeable lens digital camera with built-in flash

Lens Compatibility Sony E-mount lenses


Type APS-C type (23.5 x 15.6mm) "Exmor" APS HD CMOS sensor

Effective no. of Pixels Approx. 24.3 mega pixels

Total no. of Pixels Approx. 24.7 mega pixels

Anti-Dust System Charge protection coating on Optical Filter and ultrasonic vibration mechanism


Recording Format JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)

Image Size (Aspect Ratio 3:2) L: 6000 x 4000(24M), M: 4240 x 2832(12M), S: 3008 x 2000(6.0M)

Image Size (Aspect Ratio 16:9) L: 6000 x 3376(20M), M: 4240 x 2400(10M), S: 3008 x 1688(5.1M)

Image Quality Modes RAW, RAW & JPEG, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard

Picture Effects Posterization (Color), Posterization (B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R/G/B/Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera (Normal/Cool/Warm/Green/Magenta), Soft High-key, Soft Focus (High/Mid/Low), HDR Painting (High/Mid/Low)

Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature (Auto/Top/Middle(H)/Bottom/Right/Middle(V)/Left), Watercolor, Illustration (High/Mid/Low)

Creative Style Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn leaves, Black & White, Sepia, Style Box(1-6), (Contrast (-3 to +3 steps), Saturation (-3 to +3 steps), Sharpness (-3 to +3 steps))

Dynamic Range Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level (1-5)), Auto High Dynamic Range (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure Difference Level (1-6 EV, 1.0 EV step))

Color Space sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut) and Adobe RGB standard compatible with TRILUMINOS Color


Recording Format AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant, MP4

Video Compression AVCHD: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264

Audio Recording Format AVCHD: Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, MP4: MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch


Memory Stick Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo

SD Memory Card SD memory card, SDHC memory card (UHS-I compliant), SDXC memory card (UHS-I compliant)


Long exposure NR On/Off , available at shutter speeds longer than 1 sec.

High ISO NR Normal/Low/Off


Modes Auto/ Daylight/ Shade/ Cloudy/ Incandescent/ Fluorescent< Warm White /Cool White/ Day White/ Daylight>/ Flash / Underwater/ Color Temperature & color filter / Custom


Type Fast Hybrid AF(phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF) *3

Sensitivity Range EV0 to EV20 (ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)

Autofocus Mode AF-A (Automatic AF), AF-S (Single-shot AF), AF-C ( Continuous AF), DMF (Direct Manual Focus), Manual Focus

Focus Area Wide (179 points (phase-detection AF), 25 points(contrast-detection AF)) / Zone / Center-weighted / Flexible Spot (S/M/L)

Other Features Predictive control, Focus lock, Eye-Start AF (only with LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 attached(Sold separately))


Metering System Type 1200-zone evaluative metering

Sensitivity Range EV0 to EV20 (at ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)

Metering Modes Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot

Exposure Modes iAUTO, Superior Auto, Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Movie (Programmed AE (P)/Aperture priority (A)/Shutter-speed priority (S)/Manual (M)), Sweep Panorama, Scene Selection

Scene Selection Portrait, Sports Action, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion Blur

Exposure Compensation +/- 5.0EV(1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps selectable)

Exposure Bracketing Bracket: Cont./Bracket: Single, With 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1.0 EV, 2.0 EV, 3.0 EV increments, 3/5 frames (1.0 EV, 2.0 EV, 3.0 EV : only 3 frames) selectable

AE Lock Locked when shutter button is pressed halfway. (Auto/On/Off selectable) 

ISO Sensitivity 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)


LCD Monitor Type 7.5cm (3.0-type) wide type TFT

Total no. of Dots 921,600 dots

Brightness Control Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather mode

Adjustable Angle Up by approx. 90 degrees, Down by approx. 45 degrees


Histogram Yes

Real-time Image Adjustment On/Off


Face Detection Up to 8 faces detectable automatically

Smile Shutter Smile shutter (selectable from 3 steps)

Precision Digital Zoom Approx. 4x

Shooting Tips Yes

Help Guide Yes


Type Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type

Shutter Speeds Still images:1/4000 to 30 sec, 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 mode)

Flash Sync. Speed 1/160 sec. *4


Type 1.0 cm (0.39 type) OLED Electronic viewfinder (color)

Field of View 100%

Magnification Approx. 1.07x (35mm camera equivalent: Approx. 0.70x) with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1

Eye Relief Approx. 23mm from the eyepiece lens, 21.4mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 (CIPA standard)

Diopter Control -4.0 to +3.0m-1 diopter


Shooting Modes Single Shooting, Continuous shooting, Speed Priority Continuous shooting, (Bracket: Cont. / Bracket: Single / White Balance bracket / DRO bracket)

Self-Timer 10/2 sec delay selectable, 10 sec delay 3/5 exposures selectable

Continuous Shooting (Approx.) Continuous shooting: Hi: 11 fps, Mid: 6 fps, Lo: 2.5 fps *4

No. of Frame Recordable (Approx.) JPEG Fine L: 49 frames, JPEG Standard L: 49 frames, RAW: 21 frames, RAW&JPG: 21 frames *6 *7


Single Yes (with or without shooting information Y RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning)

12/30-frame Index View Yes

Enlarged Display Mode L: 16.7x, M: 11.8x, S: 8.3x, Panorama (Standard): 19.2x, Panorama (Wide): 29.1x

Image Orientation Manual/Off selectable

Slideshow Yes


PC Interface Mass-storage, MTP, PC remote

HD Output HDMI micro connector (Type-D), BRAVIA Sync (link menu), PhotoTV HD, 4K Still Image PB

Compatible OS (USB Connection) Windows Vista *8  SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Mac OS X (v10.6-v10.9)


Microphone Built-in stereo microphone

Speaker Built-in, monaural


Type Built-in flash

Guide No. 6 (in meters at ISO 100)

Flash Coverage 16mm (focal-length printed on the lens body)

Control Pre-flash TTL

Flash Compensation +/- 3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)

Flash Modes Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable), Hi-speed sync *5, Wireless control *5

Red-eye Reduction on/off selectable

Recycling Time Approx. 4 sec


Compatible Standards Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting


Battery One rechargeable battery pack NP-FW50

Battery Performance Still Image: (Approx. 310 shots (Viewfinder)/Approx. 360 shots (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)), Movies(actual recording): (Approx. 60 min (Viewfinder)/Approx. 60 min (LCD monitor)(CIPA standard)) *9 *10, Movies(continuous recording):(Approx. 90 min (Viewfinder)/Approx. 90 min (LCD monitor)) *9 *11

External Power AC Adaptor AC-PW20 (sold separately)


Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 120.0 x 66.9 x 45.1 mm

Weight (Body Only) Approx. 285 g

Weight (With Battery & Memory Stick PRO Duo) Approx. 344 g

Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.

*3 When using phase-detection AF, limited lenses will be compatible initially. Expansion is planned by body firmware update. 

*4 With compatible Sony external flash 

*5 With compatible external flash 

*6 Varies according to shooting conditions or memory card used 

*7 Continuous drive (Hi) in Drive mode 

*8 Starter Edition is not supported. 

*9 Continuous movie recording is possible for approximately 29 minutes (limited by product specifications). 

*10 Indication recording time, which is defined by repeating the cycle: Power on, start recording, zoom , stand-by and power off. 

*11 The total movie recording time. When the limit of the continuous movie recording time (29 minutes) is reached, let the camera continue movie recording by pressing the MOVIE button again. No other operation such as zoom are performed.


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