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Sony Alpha NEX-6 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Zoom Lens (Black)

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Sony Alpha NEX-6 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Zoom Lens (Black)
Key Features
  • 16.1MP Exmor APS-C Size CMOS Sensor
  • 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 Zoom Lens Included
  • Fast Hybrid AF With Phase-Detection AF
  • 3" 921K-Dot TFT LCD
Sony's Alpha NEX-6 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Zoom Lens (Black) is a compact interchangeable lens camera that delivers high-resolution images using an APS-C size 16.1MP CMOS sensor. In addition to still photos, the NEX-6 records full HD 1920 x 1080 video in 60p, 60i, or cinematic 24p. Whether shooting stills or video, the high-resolution sensor works with the BIONZ processor to create sharp, detailed images.

The camera accepts Alpha NEX E-mount lenses, including normal-range, wide-angle, wide-to-telephoto and portrait-to-long telephoto zooms, mid-range, wide-angle and macro primes, and wide-angle and fisheye converters. Using optional Alpha NEX Camera Mount Adapters, you can also use Alpha A-mount lenses on the camera.

The included 16-50mm Retractable Zoom Lens has an electrically-driven zoom mechanism. With a 35mm equivalent focal length of 24-75mm, it has a normal zoom range allowing you to capture wide-angle shots, portraits, and everything in between. The lens has a maximum aperture of f/3.5 - 5.6, with a minimum aperture of f/22 - 36 for greater depth of field. ED glass and aspherical lens elements correct for curvature of field on the wide-angle end and spherical and chromatic aberration on the telephoto end, improving the accuracy and quality of the entire image. Built-in Optical SteadyShot image stabilization enables clear, blur-free images and video. The lens measures 2.6 x 1.8" / 6.60 x 4.57 cm (maximum diameter x length), but its retracting mechanism allows it to collapse to only 0.19" (0.48 cm) long for easy storage and transport. The lens has an angle of view of 83-32°, with a maximum magnification of 0.215x.

The camera is equipped with a large 3" (7.6 cm) 921K-pixel TFT LCD monitor. The screen's angle can be adjusted. The LCD also features peaking. The XGA OLED Tru-Finder EVF is an electronic, eye-level through-the-lens viewfinder with a 2359K-pixel resolution and a high contrast ratio.

The NEX-6 has Fast Hybrid Autofocus, a feature commonly found only in DSLRs. It combines phase detection AF for quick response when tracking fast-moving subjects (vital when shooting at up to 10 fps), and contrast-detection for more precision. A further refinement in focusing is Peaking AF display, which makes manual focusing more precise by highlighting the edges that are in focus using a color of your choice (white, red, or yellow). 

Wi-Fi capability is built into the NEX-6, and it's also compatible with Sony's PlayMemories camera apps. Using these two features, you'll be able to do things like tether your camera to your smartphone with the ability to see the image on your phone and use your phone to trigger your NEX-6. You can also do time-lapse photography, or transfer photos directly from your NEX-6 to your smartphone (allowing you to share them directly with friends) or immediately upload photos to social media sites like Facebook.

Quick Navi control puts Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and Manual functions at your fingertips, along with many other creative options, giving the NEX-6 a DSLR feeling without the DSLR bulk. A Photo Creativity interface has settings like Background Defocus, Color, Vividness, as well as most Picture Effects that can be easily changed and seen in real time, using the control dial.

The NEX-6 features a six-image layering technology, which quickly takes six photos in low light and combines them into one photo for a sharper picture in Hand-held Twilight mode, and to control blur in Anti-Motion Blur mode. Auto HDR (High Dynamic Range) is also built-in. It automatically takes multiple images of high-contrast scenes and combines them for a picture with improved contrast control. The built-in flash is also useful as a fill light in low-light situations.

The Multi-Interface Shoe on the top of the camera not only allows you to use Sony flashes, it's compatible with Handycam accessories such as microphones for recording high-quality sound, opening up further possibilities for shooting video.

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I'm interested in using the a6300 for vlogging. Will it actively focus track my face while I'm shooting video of myself?
Asked by: John V.
Yes, the A6000 will actively track focus.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Back up battery recommendation?
Asked by: Anonymous
The compatible battery is the NP-FW50.
Answered by: Dana G.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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How long does the battery work under full operation with wifi, for example?
Asked by: Anonymous
According to Sony, when using an LCD screen, the number of still images recordable with a single charge of the battery pack is approximately 360 images, and 270 images with the viewfinder. The number of images is calculated using full charged battery pack at an ambient temperature of 77 degrees Fahrenheit, an E PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS lens, picture quality set to Fine, Single-shot AF, shooting once every 30 seconds with the flash strobes once every two times, using the battery pack that is charged for an hour after the charge lamp goes out, and using a Sony Memory Stick PRO Duo. Unfortunately, there is no information regarding the use of Wi-Fi, however, Wi-Fi will decrease the battery life further.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Does the language of this camera include traditional chinese?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, the Sony NEX-6 supports both Traditional and Simplified Chinese.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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I'm planning on a Sony NEX and an adapter for my MD 1.4 50mm and my 135mm and my Minolta bellows.. if NEX is being retired will these work with the newer mirrorless Sony's?
Asked by: Anonymous
While the NEX line of Sony cameras may be discontinued, the E mount that the NEX cameras has is still the same mount for the new Alpha APS-C mirrorless cameras, such as the A6000.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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What is the max recording time for video?
Asked by: Anonymous
The Max clip length is roughly 29 min.
Answered by: Christina S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Is there a quality adapter which allows use of a 50mm Leica 2.8 Summicron ( non Digital ) lens on the Sony Alpha NEX - 6 Mirrorless Digital Camera?
Asked by: Anonymous
Novoflex makes an excellent adapter. http://bhpho.to/1mbVh9m
Answered by: Matthew C.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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I have an B+W 10stops ND filter with 72mm thread.Is it possible to use this filter with the 16-50mm zoom lens?
Asked by: Anonymous
The filter size of the Sony 16-50mm zoom lens is 40.5 which is drastically smaller than the 72mm filter you have. We do have a step-up adapter ring you could use to adapt the filter to this lens. See the following link:http://bhpho.to/1j3IIrG
Answered by: Yos O.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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