Speculation on the A6000 vs the NEX-7

Started Feb 14, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Digital Nigel Veteran Member • Posts: 4,216
Re: Speculation on the A6000 vs the NEX-7

plasnu wrote:

How is it determining the vertical/horizontal position without the level without the gauge? Are you just talking about the gridlines?

No. When shoot vertically, the camera play back the file vertically. I think the camera still have some kind of device that can tell the camera position when shoot. No level indicator can be displayed on the LCD/EVF. I don't know if the indicator is just disabled, or camera only has a cheap vertical/horizontal position sensor which can't tell the level precisely as the one on NEX-7.

The funny thing is that, although I always use the digital spirit level with my NEX-7, I still often have to straighten images in post-processing, so I think the gauge isn't properly aligned. I find that the level in my RX100 is much more accurate.

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