Sony A5100 vs A6000 Specifications Comparison

Sony has announced the Sony A5100 mirrorless camera which is the world’s smallest interchangeable lens camera with an APS-C sensor, built-in flash and Wi-Fi connectivity.

To see the difference between Sony A5100 and Sony A6000 mirrorless cameras we have put together A5100 vs A6000 specs comparison table below.

The Sony A5100 features the same 24.3MP sensor with powerful BIONZ X image processor, boasts a fast Hybrid AF with 179 focal plane phase-detection AF points as the A6000, comes with a 3″ LCD that flips up 180 degrees for taking self-portraits.

The Sony A6000 features a 24.3 megapixel Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor, BIONZ X processor, fast Hybrid AF system that covers 92% of the frame with phase-detect 179 focal points.

Sony A5100 vs A6000 Specifications Comparison

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Below you can see the specs comparison table of Sony A5100 vs A6000 mirrorless cameras. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.

Feature A5100 A6000
Sensor Resolution 24 MP 24 MP
Sensor Type APS-C APS-C
Sensor Size 23.5×15.6mm 23.5×15.6mm
Image Size 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Image Processor Bionz X Bionz X
In-body Image Stabilizer No No
Viewfinder No Yes
Storage Media SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
Continuous Shooting Speed 6 FPS 11 FPS
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 to 30 sec 1/4000 to 30 sec
Native ISO Sensitivity ISO 100-256,000 ISO 100-25,600
Autofocus System 179 points 179 points
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Video Output MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S MPEG-4, AVCHD
Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p)
LCD Size 3″ TFT-LCD 3″ TFT-LCD
LCD Resolution 921,000 dots 921,600 dots
Exposure Compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
NFC Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Yes Yes
Battery Life (CIPA) 400 shots 420 shots
USB Version 2.0 2.0
Dimensions 110 x 63 x 36 mm 120 x 67 x 45 mm
Weight 283g 344g
MSRP Price $548.00 $648.00

Sony A5100 Mirrorless Camera Price

The a5100 will be available in your choice of black or white next month for $550 body only or $700 with the 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 power zoom lens.

Buy Sony A5100 Mirrorless Camera
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  • John McCormack

    Correction: The a5100 specs. The a5100 does NOT have a viewfinder.

    • dcnadmin

      Thx for the feedback. Corrected!