- Resolution: 24.3 MP
- Screen size: 3 inches
- Sensor type: Exmor APS HD CMOS
- Digital Zoom: 4x
- Type: mirrorless
- Built-in Flash: Yes
- Red Eye Reduction: Yes
- LCD Info Display: TFT LCD
- Lens Kit: 16 - 50 mm
Also called the A 6000, the Alpha series from Sony has been the number 1 choice of a select group of photographers. This camera is a pretty cool addition to a photographer’s gadget collection. Here is a short review that should clear all your doubts on this camera:
The Alpha ILCE 6000L 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. The camera has a gapless micro lens design. This helps improve light capture at both the centre as well as the edges of the sensor.
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. Additionally, this camera features Play memories App as well as a new app named Star Trail. Additionally, there is a lens compensation app too. All thanks to the camera’s BIONZ X processor that this camera has 11 fps continuous shooting with AF tracking.
Design and Display:
The Alpha ILCE 6000L camera carries 120 x 66.9 x 45.1 mm dimensions and weighs 385 grams. As far as the display is concerned, this camera has a 3-inch TFT white-magic screen with 921-k dot resolution. This is not a touch screen display, but it is a tilting screen that gets the better-of tricky shots. There is also a 1.44 million dot OLED Electronic Viewfinder with 0.7x magnification on this camera. 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. Lastly, this camera carries either the black or the titanium finish, so it’s up to the preference of your choice.
The Alphs ILCE 6000L is nothing short of a great camera. With the right concoction of features blended with a great zoom packed in a black or Titanium case is just too irresistible to ignore.