Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

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Fujifilm X-M1

Fujifilm X-M1

     

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-6

Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
257 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-M1

Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos
 

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
Thinner
1.5" vs 1.7"
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Around 10% thinner
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$499.00 vs $621.32
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The best price we've seen is $122 cheaper (around 20% less)
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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
Less shutter lag
257 ms vs 381 ms
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More than 30% less delay when taking photos
Lens availability
More lenses available
21 lenses vs 8 lenses
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More than 2.5x more lenses available
Focus points
More focus points
99 vs 49
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Set focus accurately within the frame
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
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

Common Strengths
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
Common Weaknesses
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
External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Startup delay Significant startup delay Help
X-M1:1700 ms
NEX-6:2000 ms
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

$448 body only

$598 - $600 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$298 - $400 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
Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$439 - $449 body only

$785 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Weight Is slightly heavier
HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$399 - $520 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
Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$348 body only

$498 - $650 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Touch screen Has a touch screen
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
Sony NEX-5T

Sony NEX-5T

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$299 body only

$549 - $630 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
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$550 - $600 body only

$699 - $700 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

$259 body only

$449 - $502 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 X-E2

Fujifilm X-E2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$799 body only

$1,098 - $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower

Sony Alpha NEX-6 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX-7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,199 body only

$788 with 18-200mm lens

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

Sony NEX-5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$396 body only

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