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Advantages of the Sony A6000

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
24 MP vs 16 MP
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Capture around 50% more detail in your photos
Focus points
More focus points
179 vs 99
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Battery life
Longer battery life
420 shots vs 360 shots
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Around 20% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$379.00 vs $606.49
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The best price we've seen is $227 cheaper (around 40% less)
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Advantages of the Sony NEX-6

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Viewfinder size
Slightly larger viewfinder
0.71x vs 0.70x
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Almost the same
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1.7" vs 1.8"
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Almost the same
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              similarities

              Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              A6000120×67×45 mm
              NEX-6120×67×43 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              A6000285 g
              NEX-6287 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              A60001.8"
              NEX-61.7"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A6000$379.00
              NEX-6$606.49
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              External flash not needed
              Common Weaknesses
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              Autofocus Slower hybrid detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing
              Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
              Need to shelter it from weather
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              25,600 ISO
              Lens availability Few lenses available Help
              62 lenses
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              921k dots

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