Sony A6300 vs A6000 Comparison

Here is a quick comparison for the Sony A6300 vs A6000 mirrorless cameras with APS-c sized image sensors.

The Alpha A6300 ($1,000 –Amazon | B&H | Adorama) mirrorless camera features a 24MP CMOS APS-C sensor with copper wiring, 425-point on-sensor phase-detection AF system, 11fps continuous shooting (8fps continuous live view), Silent shooting, Max ISO of 51200 and 4K video capture up to 100 Mbps. See more at the official announcement page.

The Sony A6000 ($498 – Amazon | B&H | Adorama) 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.

Specifications Comparison of Sony A6300 vs A6000 Mirrorless Cameras

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To see the differences between these mirrorless cameras we have put together Sony A6300 vs A6000 specs comparison table below. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.

Features Sony A6300 Sony A6000
Sensor resolution 24.2MP 24.3MP
Sensor Type / Size APS-C CMOS / 23.5 x 15.6 mm APS-C CMOS / 23.5 x 15.6 mm
Max Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Pixel Size 3.91 microns 3.91 microns
Image Processor BIONZ X BIONZ X
ISO 100 – 25600
(51200 with boost)
100 – 25600
(51200 with Multi-frame NR)
AF System Fast Hybrid AF

425 points phase-detection AF
169 points contrast-detection AF

0.05 sec. AF
7.5x density than the a6000

Precise movie AF

High-density Tracking AF technology

Fast Hybrid AF

179 points phase-detection AF
25 points contrast-detection AF

0.06 sec. AF

AF Micro Adjustment Yes, with LA-EA2 (optional) Yes, with LA-EA2 (optional)
AF Assist Lamp Yes Yes
Silent Shooting Yes No
Lock-on AF Yes Yes
Eye AF Now also works in AF-C mode Only in AF-S and AF-A
AF/MF/AEL switch
lever
Yes No
Peaking MF Yes Yes
LCD 3.0″ / 921.6K-dots / Tilting (up 90 degrees, down 45 degrees) No touchscreen 3.0″ / 921.6K-dots / Tilting (up 90 degrees, down 45 degrees) No touchscreen
Viewfinder 0.39″ (1.0cm) Electronic
2359.3K-dots OLED / (2359,296 dots)
1.07x magnification (0.70x equiv.)
100% coverage 120fps mode available
0.39″ (1.0cm) Electronic
1,440K-dots OLED
1.07x magnification (0.70x equiv.)
100% coverage
Shutter Speed 30-1/4000 sec 30-1/4000 sec
Pop Up Flash Yes (6m) Yes (6m)
Flash X Sync Speed 1/160 sec 1/160 sec
Burst Speed 11 fps with full continuous AF
8 fps in Live View
11 fps with full continuous AF
Exposure Compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing Yes Yes
Video Recording
(max. res)
2160 30/24p (4K / UHD)
1080 60/30/24/120p
1080  i60StereoXAVC S format for 4K and Full HD
1080 60p
1080 60i
1080 24pXAVC S format available via firmware update 2.00Stereo
Mic Input Yes No
Headphone Jack
(audio jack)
No No
Wireless Connectivity Wi-Fi + NFC Wi-Fi + NFC
USB Charge Yes Yes
Battery Life 400 shots

NP-FW50 Lithium-ion battery

420 shots

NP-FW50 Lithium-ion battery

Dimensions 120 x 67 x 49 mm (4.72 x 2.64 x 1.93″) 120 x 67 x 45 mm (4.72 x 2.64 x 1.77″)
Digital Level Gauge Yes No
Weight 404 g (0.89 lb / 14.25 oz) 344 g (0.76 lb / 12.13 oz)

The MILC has an updated magnesium alloy body that is both dust and moisture resistant (but not completely weather sealed). The a6300 also gets a reinforced lens mount structure to handle larger and heavier lenses apperently, it gets a new shutter release button and mode dial with improved operability and grip.

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There are now a total of 9 customisable buttons versus the 7 buttons of the a6000, to which you can assign any one of 64 functions.  See the top key differences between the Sony A6300 vs A6000 below.

Key Differences Between the Sony A6300 vs A6000

  • New 24.2MP Exmor CMOS sensor
  • Increased ISO sensitivity
  • Uninterrupted live-view continuous shooting with the EVF and LCD at up to 8 fps
  • Improved autofocus system for stills and video
  • Focal plane phase-detection for A-mount lenses
  • Silent shooting mode
  • 4K movie recording and 120 fps slow motion
  • Improvements to design, operability and ergonomics of the body
  • Updates to the EVF resolution
  • Support for line input from professional audio devices

Price

Sony A6000 body only price is $499 and with 16-50 F3.5-5.6 power zoom lens kit price is $650. The A6000 comes with silver or black colors. The a6300 is available with a price tag for $1,000 body only.

Buy Sony A6300 Mirrorless Camera
 [Body-only] $1,000  Amazon | B&H | Adorama