Sony Alpha A6000 vs Sony Alpha A5100

Winner
Sony Alpha A6000

100

Sony Alpha A5100

81

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha A6000

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

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

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$688 - $748 body only

$834 - $848 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
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Fujifilm X-T100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 - $500 body only

$550 - $600 with 15-45mm lens

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

Sony Alpha A5100 Competitors

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Canon EOS M100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$399 with 15-45mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$429 with 16-50mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Touch screen No touch screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Autofocus Slower autofocus

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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.