Sony Alpha A6000 vs Sony Alpha A5100

Winner
Sony Alpha A6000

100

Sony Alpha A5100

82

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha A6000

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.70x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
11 fps
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha A5100

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Size
Really small
Compact (110×63×36 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.4"
Weight
Light-weight
224 g

competitors

Sony Alpha A6000 Competitors

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Fujifilm X-T100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 - $500 body only

$599 - $600 with 15-45mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$695 - $798 body only

$794 - $898 with 16-50mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Weight Heavier
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Canon EOS M50 (EOS Kiss M)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available

Sony Alpha A5100 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$290 - $749 body only

$332 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Touch screen No touch screen
Canon EOS M3

Canon EOS M3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$679 body only

$586 with 15-45mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available
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Fujifilm X-A5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$549 with 15-45mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Focus points Fewer focus points

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Sony Alpha A6000
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FAKER (8:39 PM, June 18, 2015)
Since the sensor is equivalent, seems like it comes down to viewfinder vs swivel screen + touch screen. I think a5100 is more friendly to people moving from point and shoots whereas a6000 is for powerusers/ people who have had an alpha product before.
 
Avatar for Wahab Dilawar Wahab Dilawar (3:00 PM, November 09, 2014)
Very difficult to choose one of them.