SONY ALPHA ILCE 6000Y WITH 16-50MM AND 55-210MM
Alpha series cameras are famous among unique photography enthusiasts. These DSLR cameras offer exceptional results and give the photographers a varied taste from the obvious DSLR choices available to the customer. Launched under the alpha series, Sony introduced the ILCE 600Y that comes with plenty of lens offerings. This camera costs Rs. 60,207/- and is available across various online retailers. Here is a review on this camera:
The Alpha ILCE 6000Y camera carries a 24.3 Megapixel resolution optical sensor. Sony has incorporated the APS HD CMOS sensor onto this camera that carries a sensor size of 23.5 x 15.6 mm. It is compatible with Sony E-mount lenses and has a wide range of lenses available. This camera has Multi-segment, center-weight as well as spot metering options available. The camera has plenty of shooting modes such as Single Shooting, Continuous shooting, Speed Priority Continuous shooting, (Bracket: Cont. / Bracket: Single / White Balance bracket / DRO bracket). It also has continuous shooting option available and comes with a self-timer too. The camera has face detection feature that is inline with the latest trend. Additionally, this camera has red eye reduction. There are plenty of white balance settings such as Warm White, Cool White, Day White, Daylight, Flash, Underwater, Colour Temperature & colour filter. In terms of the latest features, this camera has USB cable connectivity, Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n) as well as NFC (Near Field Communication) for easy file transfer. Sadly, the camera lacks 3G connectivity. With the availability of Auto Focus, the camera has Fast Hybrid AF(phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF) x 3; Autofocus mode: AF-A (Automatic AF), AF-S (Single-shot AF), AF-C ( Continuous AF), DMF (Direct Manual Focus), Manual Focus. The digital zoom on this camera is 4X. The minimum shutter speed on this camera is 30 seconds and maxes up to 1/4000 second. Apart from shooting images, this camera also shoots videos. Users can shoot 1920 x 1080 pixel HD videos in AVCHD format (version 2.0 compliant), MP4, Video Compression - AVCHD: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, and MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.
Design and Display:
The Alpha ILCE 6000Y camera carries 120 x 66.9 x 45.1 mm dimensions and weighs 344 grams. As far as the display is concerned, this camera has a 3-inch TFT screen with 920-k dot resolution. This is not a touch screen display, but makes up for sharp and crisp images. The camera has various storage choices such as SD, SDHC (UHS-1 compliant) and SDXC memory card compatibility. With built-in stereo microphone, the camera enjoys benefits of great sound. There is an OLED Tru-Finder viewfinder that can be found in this camera.
16-50MM AND 55-210MM LENSES:
This camera comes with plenty of lens options to choose from. However, the most common available pair of lenses is the 16-50 mm as well as the 55-210 mm lens. The combination of these lenses is sufficient for a photographer to enjoy the benefits of macro photography as well as telephoto photography. The results are undeniably pleasing and clear.
Competing with some of the major competitors like Cannon and Nikon is not an easy task. Sony has definitely done a great job with the ILCE 6000 Y. The incorporation of the latest features makes this quite a desirable DSLR camera.