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Sony A6000 vs A5000 Specifications Comparison

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Sony has announced the Sony A6000 mirrorless camera that features the world’s fastest autofocus according to Sony. To see the difference between Sony A6000 and Sony A5000 mirrorless cameras we have put together Sony A6000 vs A5000 specs comparison table below.

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 A5000 features a 20.1MP EXMOR APS-C CMOS sensor, Bionz X processor, a 3″ 460K-dot LCD that flips forward for easy self-portraits and built-in Wi-Fi.

Sony A6000 vs A5000 Specifications Comparison


Below you can see the specs comparison table of Sony A6000 vs A5000 mirrorless cameras. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.

Feature A6000 A5000
Sensor Resolution 24 MP 20 MP
Sensor Type APS-C APS-C
Sensor Size 23.5×15.6mm 23.2×15.4mm
Image Size 6000 x 4000 5456 x 3632
Image Processor Bionz X Bionz X
In-body Image Stabilizer No No
Viewfinder Yes Yes
Storage Media SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo
Continuous Shooting Speed 11 FPS 4 FPS
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 to 30 sec 1/4000 to 30 sec
Native ISO Sensitivity ISO 100-25,600 ISO 100-16,000
Autofocus System 179 points 25 points
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Video Output MPEG-4, AVCHD MPEG-4, AVCHD
Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p) 1920 x 1080 (60i/24p)
LCD Resolution 921,600 dots 460,800 dots
Exposure Compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
NFC Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Yes Yes
Battery Life (CIPA) 420 shots 420 shots
USB Version 2.0 2.0
Dimensions 120 x 67 x 45 mm 110 x 63 x 36 mm
Weight 344g 269g
MSRP Price $648.00 $598.00

Sony A6000 Price & Availability

Sony A6000 mirrorless camera body only price is $650. Sony A6000 Digital Camera Body with 16-50 F3.5-5.6 power zoom lens price is $800. The A6000 will be available in silver or black and available from the camera stores below.

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Amazon.com $648.00 Buy Now
Adorama.com $648.00 Buy Now
ebay.com $648.00 Buy Now