Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

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Pentax Q7

Pentax Q7

     

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-6

Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q7

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
 

differences

Advantages of the Pentax Q7

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Size
Smaller
102x58x34 mm vs 120x67x43 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Thickness
Thinner
1.3" vs 1.7"
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More than 20% thinner
Weight
Lighter
200 g vs 287 g
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More than 30% lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$219.99 vs $587.01
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The best price we've seen is $367 cheaper (2.7x less)
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Advantages of the Sony NEX-6

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Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
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
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Sensor size
Significantly larger sensor
APS-C 23.5x15.6mm vs 1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm
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Around 9x larger sensor
Battery life
Significantly longer battery life
360 shots vs 250 shots
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More than 40% more shots per battery charge
Lens availability
More lenses available
21 lenses vs 7 lenses
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3x more lenses available
True resolution
Higher true resolution
16 MP vs 12 MP
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Capture more than 30% more detail in your photos
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
10 fps vs 5 fps
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2x faster continuous shooting
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
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The NEX-6's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

Common Strengths
Supports 24p 24p support Help
For that film look
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
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
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
Need to shelter it from weather

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $448 body only

$598 - $600 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$298 - $350 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX-5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$299 - $689 body only

$803 with 16-50mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
3D Captures 3D images
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$235 body only

$315 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$407 with 14-42mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Startup delay Has significantly less startup delay
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$286 body only

$373 - $420 with 16-50mm lens

3D Captures 3D images
Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Weight Is slightly heavier

Pentax Q7 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax Q10

Pentax Q10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$150 body only

$179 with 5-83mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Supports 24p No 24p support
True resolution Lower true resolution
Pentax Q

Pentax Q

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$120 body only

$350 with 5mm lens

Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
Size Slightly smaller
Supports 24p No 24p support
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Pentax Q-S1

Pentax Q-S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$297 - $298 body only

$362 - $447 with 5-15mm lens

Pentax MX-1

Pentax MX-1

Pro digicam

$343

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Supports 24p No 24p support
Pentax K-01

Pentax K-01

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger
Weight Much heavier

Sony Alpha NEX-6 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX-7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,199 body only

$809 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-5T

Sony NEX-5T

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$299 body only

$630 - $640 with 16-50mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Smaller
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Battery life Shorter battery life
Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$399 - $520 with 18-55mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
3D Takes 3D photos
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$473 body only

$398 - $527 with 16-50mm lens

3D Takes 3D photos
Startup delay Significantly less startup delay
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Viewfinder No viewfinder
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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