Sony a6000 Review

Announced Feb 12, 2014 •
24 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
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The a6000 brings Sony's latest interface improvements and enhanced JPEG processing to a well-featured, competitively-priced mid-range camera. Its stand-out features are its comprehensive video controls and continuous autofocus performance unprecedented at this price. The flexible but optically average power zoom make this a highly capable and compact package.

Good for

Anyone looking to shoot stills and video. Photographers wanting something small but capable. Amateur sports shooters.

Not so good for

Shooters used to a twin-dial camera. Anyone looking to just use the kit zoom.

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