18.2MP "Exmor R™" CMOS sensor with Extra High Sensitivity technology Capture brilliant photos in low light environments
The powerful 18.2 Megapixels "Exmor R™" CMOS sensor utilises a unique back-illuminated technology and is twice as sensitive to light as conventional CMOS sensors. Its heightened sensitivity ensures superb-quality images with extremely low noise,even when they are taken in dark environments. And with Extra High Sensitivity technology that is automatically activated when shooting in low light conditions, you can enjoy image recording at maximum resolution.
30x Optical Zoom / 60x Clear Image Zoom Close in on the details even from afar
Capture full sceneries without compromising on image quality. With up to 30x Optical Zoom, distant subjects can be transformed to impressive close-ups. Through this powerful function, you enjoy sharpness and clarity all the time.
High Speed Auto Focus Catch all the action all the time
Never miss any shooting opportunity. A combination of 3 technologies – newly developed lens, "Exmor R™" CMOS Sensor and BIONZ Imaging Processor – this advanced auto focus function lets you accurately shoot in only 0.13 seconds. It's the perfect setting for capturing swift movements and changes in expression.
Photo Creativity (Includes 9 Picture Effect Modes And Other Options) Conveniently change the look of captured photos and movies
You need not be a photography expert to shoot creatively. The Photo Creativity interface which also includes 9 Picture Effect modes – Toy Camera, Partial Colour, Soft High-key, Pop Colour, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Illustration and Watercolour Painting – allows you to transform ordinary images into artistic pictures easily and intuitively.
GPS, Compass And GPS Log REC Functions Index your images by location and direction
Remember shooting situations better through the integrated GPS and compass-based logging function. This lets you record the location and direction of every shot you take. It even lets you view images on a map with computer and internet applications.
BIONZ Image Processor
BIONZ Image Processing Engine drastically reduces the picture noise level and achieves high accuracy in auto-focusing, exposure auto-correction and auto white balancing; creating more natural and vibrant images in different shooting environments.
Extra High Sensitivity technology
Achieve clarity in dimly lit environments. With Extra High Sensitivity technology, you can take vivid and natural-looking pictures with remarkably low noise. This sophisticated technology is automatically activated when shooting in low light conditions and allows image recording at maximum resolution.
Built-in PlayMemories Home Software
This pre-installed software makes it easy to transfer your videos and images to a computer for viewing, editing, sending via email and uploading to the Internet.
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Discover Alpha 6000. With superb 24MP quality, world’s quickest autofocus¹, an OLED Tru-Finder™ and much more, A6000 delivers DSLR like quality in a compact size.
1. Among interchangeable-lens digital cameras equipped with an APS-C image sensor as of 12 February 2014. Measured using CIPA internal measurement method with E PZ 16-50 mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens mounted, Pre-AF off and viewfinder in use.