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Advantages of the Sony A6000

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External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Viewfinder size
Significantly larger viewfinder
0.70x vs 0.22x
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Around 10.5x larger viewfinder
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Battery life
Longer battery life
420 shots vs 320 shots
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More than 30% more shots per battery charge
True resolution
Higher true resolution
24 MP vs 20 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
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The A6000's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Focus points
Slightly more focus points
179 vs 25
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
11 fps vs 10 fps
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10% faster continuous shooting
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-RX100 III

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High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
120 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,229k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
Size
Slightly smaller
102×58×41 mm vs 120×67×45 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1.6" vs 1.8"
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Around 10% thinner
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Supports 24p 24p support Help
              For that film look
              Weight Light weight Help
              A6000285 g
              DSC-RX100 III290 g
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              External flash not needed
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A6000$379.00
              DSC-RX100 III$509.99
              Common Weaknesses
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              A6000Hybrid detection
              DSC-RX100 IIIContrast detection

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