Sony NEX-6

Sony's NEX-6 is a mirrorless, interchangeable-lens camera featuring a built-in OLED viewfinder, Wi-Fi sharing, and the inclusion of a mode dial switch. It has a 16.1-megapixel APS-C sensor, an angle-adjustable 3-inch LCD with a 921k-dot resolution, and 1080p24 video recording capability.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: November 2012
  • Price at launch: $849.99

Verge Review

I still use a DSLR. Unlike my colleague Dan Seifert (and a handful of other staffers at The Verge), I've never been willing to sacrifice the speed and control of my Nikon D7000 to get a smaller, lighter camera. It's really not an image quality issue — Sony's NEX lineup typically takes excellent pictures, as do a number of Micro Four Thirds cameras. I carry the back-breakingly enormous D7000 around because it's so incredibly easy to control thanks to myriad buttons, dials, and wheels. I'm...

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Basic Specs

Camera type Mirrorless / Interchangeable Lens
Sensor size APS-C
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 16.1 megapixels
Articulating / hinged screen Yes
RAW support RAW, RAW + JPEG
Supported media SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Camera type Mirrorless / Interchangeable Lens
Width 4.75 inches
Height 2.75 inches
Depth 1.06 inches
Weight 0.76 pounds
Color Black
Sensor
Sensor size APS-C
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 16.1 megapixels
Controls
Minimum ISO 100
Maximum ISO 25600
Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds) 4000
Slowest shutter speed (n seconds) 30 seconds
Max. continuous shooting speed 10 FPS
Display
Size 3 inches
Resolution 921600 dots
Articulating / hinged screen Yes
Built-in viewfinder Yes
Video
Video capture Yes
Max. resolution 1080p
Standard framerate(s) 24, 30, 60
Software
Supported video formats AVCHD
RAW support RAW, RAW + JPEG
Lens
Interchangeable Yes
Supported mounts Sony E
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Storage
Supported media SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo
Audio
Built-in speaker Yes
Built-in microphone Yes
Ports
Video out Yes
Connection(s) USB, HDMI mini
Battery
Model NP-FW50
Removable Yes
Flash
Flash Yes (Built-in)
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