Sony Alpha NEX-6

  • Sony Alpha NEX-6
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The Sony Alpha NEX-6 features a 16.1MP CMOS sensor, it offers a 2.3 million dot OLED EVF, a built-in flash, 1080p 60fps video recording and an ISO standard hotshoe connection. It also packs a built-in DNLA-compliant Wi-Fi.

Expert reviews and ratings

By avhub.com.au on

Mixing ingredients from both the NEX-7 and the NEX-5R, Sony has come up with a pretty juicy recipe for an enthusiast-level compact system camera. Amid all the excitement surrounding both the SLT-A99 and the Cyber-Shot RX1 with their 35mm-sized...

By Digital Photography Review on

One of the most significant developments in digital photography has been the introduction of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras. By removing the mirror and optical viewfinder, manufacturers are able to make their cameras smaller, without...

By PC Advisor on 90

Sony's latest contribution to the mirrorless camera market is the NEX-6, a replacement for the popular Sony NEX-5 . See Group test: what's the best interchangeable lens camera? The all-important sensor is very large, an APS-C type which is DSLR-sized at...

By Macworld UK on 80

Minimalist proportions yet the Sony has the ability to swap lenses in order to improve the variety of your video clips and amateur film-making prowess Don’t want the expense or bulk of a DSLR but want interchangeable lenses and almost pocket-sized...

By Pocket-lint on 90

On the one hand the NEX-6 epitomises what compact system cameras are all about: it's small, light, easier to use than any other NEX model, well built, comes complete with a viewfinder, is fairly nippy when it needs to be and snaps cracking...

By The Imaging Resource on

When adding up the pros and cons to the Sony NEX-6, it's pretty clear that there's not much to dislike about this compact system camera. The NEX-6 truly carves out its own space in Sony's CSC lineup, and even though its resolution has been scaled down...

By DigitalCameraReview on 90

The Sony NEX-6 is a great little camera and, one of my personal favorites. Other than its sometimes confusing menu system, the NEX-6 is well designed for comfortable and efficient shooting for enthusiasts and those just stepping up from compact cameras....

By reviewed.com on 86

Sony's NEX system has seen considerable growth since its inception just three short years ago. What started as two barely discernible options—the NEX-5 and NEX-3—has grown into a fine system with options for just about everyone. The NEX-7 also became one...

By Macworld UK on 80

One of a pair of Sony’s latest compact system cameras (CSC’s) – the other being the previously reviewed NEX-5R – the NEX-6 is the more senior model to come with Wi-Fi and access to online apps and updates. As it also adds an electronic viewfinder –...

By Popular Photography Magazine on

Get the NEX-7's top features at a lower priceWhat's Hot: Very High image quality through ISO 3200. What's Not: 3-fps bursts not as fast as we'd like to see. Who It's For: Shooters looking for a mid-level ILC who don't need the resolution of the...

By Steves Digicams on

Continuing with the great success that Sony has had with its NEX series of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, the NEX-6 is proving to be both very powerful and versatile. Its APS-C sized sensor and BIONZ image processor give you quality that...

By Digital Photography School on

I usually start a review of a camera like this straight after brekky, while I’m fresh, with an uncluttered mind.But sometimes it seems I would have been better off by kicking off with a cluttered mind!So I pick up the NEX-6. Hit the power button. Look...

By Digital Trends on 85

The Sony NEX-6 is a superior Compact System Camera we highly recommend. It delivers high-quality stills and videos. Like every digicam on the planet, it's not perfect, but if you're cognizant of its few limitations and can deal with them, you'll be a...

By DigitalVersus on 80

The Sony NEX-6 is a very nice camera. It's an advanced interchangeable lens compact with a reassuringly sturdy build and high-end performances. Although it's a touch slow to start up, this is still our current favourite in Sony's NEX range. However,...

By Amateur Photographer on 87

The Sony NEX-6 mixes high-end build quality and control with a consumer-friendly feature set. The inclusion of Wi-Fi connectivity opens up the NEX-6 for a number of in-camera editing controls and direct image sharing. All in all, the Sony NEX-6 handles...

By Camera Labs on 87

The Sony NEX-6 is a pretty remarkable camera. Though it isn't the flagship NEX model, I can quickly see it overtaking the NEX-7 in popularity at the top end of the NEX range. There are those for whom anything less than 24 Megapixels just won't do and...

By CNET Australia on 80

The Sony Alpha NEX-6 delivers an as-yet-unbeatable package of image quality, performance, and design, even for its rather high...

By PhotographyBLOG on 90

The Sony NEX-6 is a new compact system camera featuring a 16.1-megapixel “Exmor APS HD” CMOS sensor, a sensitivity range of ISO 100-25600, Fast Hybrid AF for optimal fast and precise autofocus, 10fps burst shooting, XGA OLED Tru-Finder, Wi-Fi...

By The Verge on 91

That's why, in addition to the NEX-standard APS-C sensor, 18-55mm kit lens, roomy touchscreen, and lightweight body, the NEX-6 offers a level of manual control previously only available on the expensive NEX-7, and it might be even better. When my...

By Gizmodo on

Yes. Its an all-around great camera. There are brands out there that do specific things better, like the Olympus OM-D E-M5 for autofocus and lens selection, and the Fuji X-E1 for image quality. But none can do great video and great stills with such...