Sony Alpha DLSR-A6000

  • Sony Alpha DLSR-A6000
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  • Incredibly fast autofocus.
  • 11.1fps burst shooting with tracking focus.
  • Amazing high ISO image quality.


  • Overly sensitive eye sensor.
  • Slow start up.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Popular Photography Magazine on

Sony's a6000 is a terrific all-purpose camera. Priced just above entry-level DSLRs, its advantage in size and weight over those cameras justifies the extra bucks. Compared with other ILCs in this price range, the a6000 offers detailed images, a great...

By Mashable on 95

The Sony A6000 is another home run for consumers of all skill levels. Sony continues to set the bar high with a lightweight camera design, stunning image quality and incredible speed, all for a reasonable price.

By on

Sony's mirrorless cameras are killing it. The company's adept ability to combine DSLR-class APS-C image sensors and compact designs has flipped the entire camera world upside-down. So much so that camera heavyweights Canon and Nikon still haven't...

By Pocket-lint on 90

All told the Sony A6000 is an echo of its earlier NEX-6 model, making it a sensible balance of small and light but also powerful and capable of producing great images. We love the built-in electronic viewfinder, tilt-angle LCD screen and the...

By on 100

Sony A6000 verdict Open Gallery Sony has really nailed the concept of a compact system camera with its recent launches: something small enough to carry around almost everywhere you go but with power and features that rival – and in many...

By Tom's Guide on 80

Sony’s a6000 is a midrange mirrorless camera that offers an excellent feature set, fast continuous performance and top-notch image quality. Sony's 24-megapixel a6000 mirrorless camera is the follow-up to the NEX-6 and features a...

By on 90

Camera performance has improved by leaps and bounds over the last few years, and the market is as competitive as it's ever been. While the common wisdom just a few years ago was that you had to spend upwards of $1,000 to get a decent interchangeable lens...

By Expert Reviews on 100

Hits a home run for quality, performance, features and...

By Digital Photography Review on 80

The a6000 brings Sony's latest interface improvements and enhanced JPEG processing to a well-featured, competitively-priced mid-range camera. Its stand-out features are its comprehensive video controls and continuous autofocus performance unprecedented...

By TrustedReviews on 90

The Sony a6000 is an impressive CSC that may lack a particularly standout feature but otherwise offers a very compelling combination of compact form factor, very impressive performance and a reasonably competitive price.

By ePHOTOzine on 90

The Sony Alpha A6000 offers an impressive range of features, including a good electronic viewfinder, and a tilting 3inch screen. The 24 megapixel sensor is new, and noise is well controlled up to ISO3200, with the camera delivering bright saturated...

By Digital Trends on 60

This shouldn't come as a surprise: We gave the NEX-6 an Editor's Choice, and with higher resolution, faster burst mode, and improved AF and menu system the A6000 gets one too. A touchscreen LCD really would've made the package even better, as would...

By CNET Australia on 80

Despite small annoyances, the Sony Alpha A6000 is a great overall camera for more advanced photographers who want something smaller than a dSLR, especially if they need the continuous- shooting...

By Engadget on 92

There are more powerful mirrorless cameras on the market, but if you're looking to spend less than $1,000 including a lens, Sony's Alpha 6000 is a solid...

By Amateur Photographer on 86

Image: Improved image detail and natural colour reproduction are visible in this image, shown cropped at 100% Striking a strong balance between aesthetics and performance, the Sony Alpha 6000 is a desirable camera with no standout flaws. Of course,...

By PC Mag on 90

The Sony Alpha 6000 focuses instantly and shoots at 11.1fps. Its image quality matches its speed, making it our Editors'...

By Sydney Morning Herald on

DateApril 30, 2014 (29) Read later SONY a6000. This 24mp compact system camera came supplied with the 16-50mm kit lens, which is equivalent to 24-75mm in film terms. It has a powered zoom for smooth video use. The sensor is APS-C size, which...

By on

Sony keeps turning out new and different camera models at a breathtaking rate, some hits and some misses. The a6000 is definitely a hit. In this compact, austere, beautifully made body is a camera that can stand alongside any entry DSLR without the bulk...

By DigitalVersus on 80

If you're looking for a compact and relatively affordable APS-C mirrorless interchangeable lens camera to get the best out of your favourite lenses, then the Sony Alpha 6000 is a top choice. Its speedy and effective AF tracking system is a treat to use...

By What Digital Camera on 90

The Sony a6000 was always going to be up against it, facing some stiff competition and replacing a model which had stood in the range for some four years.The good news, however, is that on the whole it's an impressive model. It feature an impressive...