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Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-6

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

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q7

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Weight
Light-weight
200 g
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
 
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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 $229.99 vs $574.21
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The best price we've seen is $344 cheaper (2.5x 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

Snapsort can't make a recommendation (yet) because it doesn't have enough data yet about the Pentax Q7.

similarities

Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
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
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

$448 body only

$598 - $700 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 - $410 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
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
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

$236 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
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$448

Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Olympus OM-D E-M5

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$599 body only

$699 with 14-42mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Weather sealed Has a weather sealed body
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
Fujifilm X-M1

Fujifilm X-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 body only

$599 - $600 with 16-50mm lens

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

$159 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

$110 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
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$461 body only

$545 - $748 with 12-32mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
3D Takes 3D photos
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Pentax Q-S1

Pentax Q-S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$297 - $347 body only

$397 - $447 with 5-15mm lens

Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Nikon 1 S1

Nikon 1 S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$149 - $240 with 11-2mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Supports 24p No 24p support
External flash No external flash support

Sony Alpha NEX-6 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX-7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,199 body only

$787 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

$499 body only

$630 - $640 with 16-50mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Smaller
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Battery life Shorter battery life
Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$348 body only

$498 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder
External flash No external flash support
Sony NEX-5R

Sony NEX-5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$348 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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