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Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-6

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Focus points
Many focus points
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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-M1

Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm X-M1

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Startup delay Less startup delay 1700 ms vs 2000 ms
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Around 20% less delay when turning on
Size Slightly smaller 117x67x39 mm vs 120x67x43 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner 1.5" vs 1.7"
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Around 10% thinner
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Advantages of the Sony NEX-6

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Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag 257 ms vs 381 ms
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More than 30% less delay when taking photos
Focus points More focus points 99 vs 49
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Lens availability More lenses available 21 lenses vs 8 lenses
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More than 2.5x more lenses available
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The NEX-6's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Battery life Slightly longer battery life 360 shots vs 350 shots
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Almost the same
Weight Lighter 287 g vs 330 g
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More than 10% lighter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $399.00 vs $499.00
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The best price we've seen is $100 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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similarities

Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
Great for movies
External flash Each supports an external flash Help
Better lighting
Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
30 seconds
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Startup delay Significant startup delay Help
X-M1:1700 ms
NEX-6:2000 ms
External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$598 body only

$748 - $810 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
Sony NEX-5T

Sony NEX-5T

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$348 body only

$498 - $640 with 16-50mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$445 - $499 body only

$699 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Weight Is slightly heavier
HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 - $455 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$488 - $749 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
Fujifilm X-E2

Fujifilm X-E2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$799 - $800 body only

$1,149 - $1,199 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Weight Is slightly heavier
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$649 body only

$749 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier

Fujifilm X-M1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm X-A1

Fujifilm X-A1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Startup delay Significantly less startup delay
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
Fujifilm FinePix x20

Fujifilm FinePix x20

Pro digicam

$620

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only

Sony Alpha NEX-6 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX-7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$881 body only

$1,200 with 18-55mm lens

3D Takes 3D photos
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Focus points Significantly fewer focus points
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX-5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$890 with 18-55mm lens

3D Takes 3D photos
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Focus points Significantly fewer focus points
Sony NEX-5R

Sony NEX-5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$995 - $1,077 with 16-50mm lens

3D Takes 3D photos
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Low light performance Slightly more noise at high ISO

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Sayantan Dutta (6:54 AM, September 05, 2013)
Price of X-M1 is 42, 999K