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Sony Alpha a6000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7702 reviews of Sony Alpha a6000. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and price. The portability and performance also get good feedback, whereas there are mixed reviews on the control panel and storage.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Alpha a6000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Alpha a6000

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 115 user reviews of Sony Alpha a6000 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and lens. The usability and portability also get good feedback, but many are critical about the storage and memory.

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90% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Alpha a6000

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1835 user reviews of Sony Alpha a6000 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People really like the image quality and price. The portability and usability also get good feedback, whereas there are mixed opinions on the control panel and reliability.

performance, usability, portability, price, image quality

95% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Sony Alpha a6000

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Sony Alpha a6000 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.ca. People really like the image quality and usability. The portability and price are also appreciated.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2019

Expert review by (engadget.com)

Sony Alpha 6000 review: a do-it-all mirrorless camera that's worth every penny

 

There are more powerful mirrorless cameras on the market, but if you're looking to spend less than $1,000 including a lens, Sony's Alpha 6000 is a solid pick.

Incredibly fast autofocus ; Excellent image quality ; Beginner-friendly interface ; Integrated WiFiand EVF ; Solid battery life

No microphone input jack

Sony is continuing its winning streak with the Alpha 6000. This well-rounded camera should last you for several years of top-notch shooting, and at $800 (or £669) with the 16-50mm power zoom lens, your wallet will be in good shape, too. Advanced...

May, 2014

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

Review: Sony Alpha 6000 mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera almost has it all

 

Sony's follow-up to its NEX-6 laps the field with its 11fps burst and comfortable design.

The Sony Alpha 6000 has seriously fast continuous shooting for the money, and its design improves upon its predecessor's already excellent one. Plus it's got an extensive feature set.

The movie record button remains annoying, and while it delivers excellent photo quality, it's not best-in-class in low light. It's also slow on startup.

Despite small annoyances, the Sony Alpha 6000 is a great overall camera for more advanced photographers who want something smaller than a dSLR, especially if they need the continuous- shooting speed.

Jul, 2014

Expert review by : Richard Butler (dpreview.com)

Sony a6000 Review

 

Sony's NEX-6 was a departure from the company's usual lineup of mirrorless cameras when it was introduced in the Fall of 2012. It slotted in between the various NEX-5 models and the NEX-7, and staked out a middle ground between the two, aiming to offer...

24 megapixel APS-C sensor is one of the best in its class Small body with generally well placed controls Very fast continuous shooting Class-leading continuous autofocus Excellent level of control over video (including manual exposure) High quality,...

Flash exposures often misjudged No In-camera Raw conversion option Noise reduction can be a bit heavy-handed No touchscreen No electronic level gauge Battery life feels low (though provided charge percentage info helps judge remaining life) Specifying...

The a6000 is one of Sony's first E-mount cameras to eschew the NEX branding that first introduced the company's range of mirrorless cameras around four years ago. And, while it may look very similar to the

Jun, 2014

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Sony Alpha 6000

 

The Sony Alpha 6000 focuses instantly and shoots at 11.1fps. Its image quality matches its speed, making it our Editors' Choice.

Incredibly fast autofocus. 11.1fps burst shooting with tracking focus. Amazing high ISO image quality. Sharp OLED EVF. Tilting rear display. In-body flash and multi-function hot shoe. Wi-Fi with NFC. Downloadable camera apps. 1080p60 video capture.

Overly sensitive eye sensor. Slow start up. EVF lags in very dim light. Lacks analog mic input. Some apps must be purchased.

There's an eye sensor that automatically switches between the rear LCD and the EVF, but it's got a bit of a hair trigger. If you're using the camera near your body, it turns off the LCD when the Alpha is just 3 inches away from you, and even my index...

May, 2014

Expert review by : Michael Palmer (steves-digicams.com)

Sony α6000

 

Sony has announced its latest Alpha-series ILC (Interchangeable Lens Camera) system, the α6000 (or a6000). The α6000 features a large 24.3-megapixel Exmor APS-C HD CMOS image sensor. FYI, this is the image sensor size most commonly found on...

Feb, 2014

Expert review by : Chris Davies (slashgear.com)

Sony A6000 Review

 

With unusual cameras like the A7 and A7R, Sony's A6000 ran the risk of being overshadowed. Elevated from the NEX range to sit alongside Sony's full DSLRs with the Alpha prefix, the A6000 builds on the NEX-6 with a new 24.3-megapixel sensor and a flashy...

It’s easy to fall into the trap of discounting interchangeable-lens cameras as subpar to their DSLR counterparts, and certainly the early generations perhaps focused more on affordability and size than they did image quality. It’s also clear that the...

Aug, 2014

Expert review by : Ilse Jurriën (letsgodigital.org)

Sony A6000

 

Sony Alpha 6000 reflex camera : The speedy new ILCE-6000 from Sony boasts the quickest AF performancei of any interchangeable lens digital camera, snapping subjects into sharp focus in just 0.06 seconds. From spontaneous smiles to towering tennis...

Style-matching optional accessories for the A6000 include the LCS-EBC just-fit Body Case that protects the camera from dust and everyday scratches. It’s possible to transfer data via connected USB, use the NFC function or mount the camera on a tripod...

Jun, 2014

Essential

Expert review by : Mark Goldstein (photographyblog.com)

Sony A6000 Review

 

The Sony A6000 is a new compact system camera featuring a 24.3-megapixel Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor, BIONZ X processor, a sensitivity range of ISO 100-25600, Fast Hybrid AF for optimal fast and precise autofocus as quick as 0.06sec with 25...

The Sony A6000 is a full-featured, responsive compact system camera that delivers excellent images in a variety of situations, all at a very competitive price that significantly undercuts its main rivals. Despite lacking a touchscreen interface and...

Apr, 2014

Expert review by : imaging-resource.com (imaging-resource.com)

Sony A6000

 

The well-received Sony NEX-6 not only gets refreshed with the NEX "de-branding" we expected, but also upgraded with some very significant performance enhancements in the new Sony Alpha 6000 (from here on out called the A6000). Looking like a blend of...

Jul, 2014

Expert review by : Theano Nikitas (tomsguide.com)

Sony a6000 Mirrorless Camera Review: Fast and Feature Rich

 

As the mirrorless, interchangeable-lens camera market continues to grow, it's more difficult to make a decision about which camera to purchase. Since the a6000 came out, Sony has released three newer models, the a6300 , a6400, and the a6500 . Both the...

Fast continuous shooting and autofocus ; Compact body ; Multiple custom control options ; Above-average image quality ; Excellent low-light performance

Vast array of camera settings may be overwhelming ; Noise reduction can be excessive ; Clunky adjustment of focus point selection

Sony’s a6000 is a midrange mirrorless camera that offers an excellent feature set, fast continuous performance and top-notch image quality.

Jun, 2019

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