After weeks of rumors, speculation and leaked data, Sony has finally unveiled the mirrorless APS-C cameras we've come to expect: the flagship Sony a6600 with IBIS and larger battery, and the Sony a6100 for entry-level photographers and vloggers on a budget ,
The hero product of today's announcement was undoubtedly the long-awaited Sony a6600. The mirrorless APS-C flagship camera officially replaces the Sony a6500 and is equipped with the latest autofocus technology, which was not available in the predecessor.
Inside is the same 24MP APS-C sensor, the BIONZ X image processor. 425-point hybrid autofocus system with 84% field coverage and 921k high-resolution 3-inch touch-screen LCD as found on the a6400 and a6100. This means the same 11 fps continuous shooting with autofocus and auto exposure, the latest real-time tracking AF and the ability to record super-35mm oversampled 4K / 30p full-pixel read-out video.
What sets the a6600 apart The rest of the product lineup consists of a magnesium alloy body, 5-axis image stabilization in the case, the ability to use real-time eye AF while recording, and headphone jack microphones (19459008) and (19459009) Bigger grip that holds the greatly improved Sony Z battery.
Here's a short overview of Sony features:
The Sony A6600 will ship in November. However, you can already pre-order it for $ 1,400 or $ 1,800 a kit with the Sony 18-135mm lens. In this contribution to Alpha Universe you will find some sample photos and first impressions of Sony Alpha ambassadors.
By comparison, the Sony A6100 does not offer so many "professional" features, but the internals of this mirrorless APS-C entry-level camera are still quite powerful.
The a6400 and a6600 and Sony a6100 models feature a 24 MP APS-C sensor, a BIONZ X image processor, and a 425-point hybrid autofocus system with 84% field coverage. With focus tracking, you can shoot up to 11 frames per second. The device features a 3-inch touch screen with flip-up display, oversampled 4K video recording with full-pixel display and Sony's real-time tracking auto-focus system. The 1.44-megapixel EVF (compared to 2.36-megapixel EVF on the a6400 and a6600 models) and a slightly lower ISO range, which is 51200 instead of 102,400, fall under the more expensive siblings get a microphone jack but no headphone jack. And since this is not the flagship, you can not use Eye AF during video recording and there is no image stabilization in the body.
Here is the functional overview of Sony's a6100:
There is no ton that separates the picture $ 750 Sony a6100 from $ 900 Sony a6400 – a great option for budget-minded amateurs and vloggers who do not mind Sony if the Photos and the footage will not be affected.
If you're interested in the Sony A6100, you can pre-order yours for $ 750 today, $ 850 in a Sony 16-50mm lens kit and $ 1,100 in a kit two lenses with 16-50mm lens from Sony and 55-210mm lenses. The a6100 will be delivered from October.