Camera tech data for Sony NEX-6

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General
NameSony NEX-6
Mount typeE-mount
Supported lensesE, FE, A-mount (via LA-EAx)
Release year2012
Statusdiscontinued
Digital parameters
Output resolution [pixels]4912×3264, 3568×2368, 2448×1624
Output resolution (16:9) [pixels]4912×2760, 3568×2000, 2448×1376
Output resolution (panorama) [pixels]12416×1856, 5536×2160, 8192×1856, 3872×2160
Output resolution (3D panorama) [pixels]
Effective output pixels16.0 M
Sensor typeCMOS, Bayer pattern
Sensor size [mm] (crop factor)23.5×15.6 (1.5×)
ISO rangeauto (100–3200), 100–25600 (1/1 stops)
Color and post-processing
Color spacessRGB, Adobe RGB
Image parameterscontrast, saturation, sharpness (-3 – +3)
Creative stylesstandard, vivid, portrait, landscape, sunset, B/W
Picture effectshigh-key, high contrast monochrome, pop color, posterization (color; B/W), partial color (red; yellow; blue; green), toy camera, retro photo, soft focus, HDR painting, rich-tone monochrome, miniature
Picture parameters
Picture profiles
Soft skin effect3 levels, off
White balanceauto, daylight, shade, cloudy, tungsten, fluorescent (4 types), flash, direct entry, custom (1 register)
Color temperature range [K]2500–9900
Color temperature increments [K]100
Color compensation index [steps]± 7 (A/B), ± 7 (G/M)
White-balance bracketing [pictures per shot] (steps [mired])
Noise reductionlong exp. (>1s), high-ISO (3 levels)
D-range optimizerstandard, manual (5 levels)
DRO bracketing [pictures per shot] (levels)
Auto HDRauto, manual (1–6 EV)
Lens compensationvignetting, chromatic aberration, distortion
Movie recording
Movie resolutions [size/fps]1920×1080p50, 1920×1080p25, 1920×1080i50, 1440×1080p25, 640×480p25
Movie ISO range100–6400
Shutter speed (movie) [s]1/4 – 1/4000
Movie formatsAVCHD 2.0, MPEG-4
Audio formatsDolby Digital AC3, MPEG4 AAC-LC
Movie length29 minutes
Microphonebuilt-in (stereo), Multi Interface (stereo)
Audio monitoring
Movie featurespicture effects, creative styles
Auto-focus
AF sensors25 areas, 99 phase detect points
AF range [EV]0 – 20
AF modesAF-S, AF-C, DMF, Tracking AF
AF assist lightyes
AF adjustment [no. of lenses]30
Features
Eye-startyes
Sensor-based image stabilisationno
Remote control via USB/WiFino
Other featuresMF peaking, on-screen help, Anti-Dust, BRAVIA Sync, face recognition, auto portrait framing, smile shutter, sweep panorama, speaker, level gauge, smart teleconverter, USB charging, WiFi support, applications
Metering
Metering modes1200 segments, center-weighted, spot
Metering range [EV] (with spot)0 – 20 (0 – 20)
Auto Exposure Lock buttonyes
Exposure modesiAuto, iAuto+, P with shift, A, S, M
Subject programsportrait, landscape, closeup, sport, night view, night portrait, hand-held night shot, sunset, anti motion blur
Exposure compensation [stops] (steps [stops])± 3 (1/3)
Zebrano
Flash
Flash shoe typeMulti Interface
Accessory shoe capFA-SHC1M
Flash modesnormal, red-eye reduction, rear sync, slow sync
Flash meteringPre-Flash TTL
Requires D flash unityes
Flash guide number [m]/ coverage [mm]6/24
X-Sync speed [s]1/160
High Speed Syncno
Wireless flashyes (with separate controller)
Wireless x-sync speed [s]unknown
Wireless HSSno
Ratio flash controlyes
Flash exposure compensation [stops] (steps [stops])± 2 (1/3)
Studio flash socketno
Flash Exposure Level lockno
Viewfinder
Viewfinder typeelectronic
Viewfinder resolution [pixels]1024×768
Viewfinder coverage100%
Viewfinder magnification1.09×
Eye relief [mm]/ from frame [mm]23.0/21.0
Diopter adjustment [diopters]-4.0 – +1.0
Eyepiece cupFDA-EP10
Viewfinder accessory compatibleno
Live Viewmain sensor
Live View zoom1×, 4.8×, 9.5×
Display
Display technology, size [mm/inches], resolution [dots]TFT, 3″, 921600
Display mounttilt up 90°, tilt down 45°
Histogram displayluminance, RGB
Automatic brightnessyes
Touch screenno
Video output interfacesHDMI (1080p/1080i)
Display accessories (opt.)screen protector PCK-LM13
Shooting
Frame rate [fps]10, 3
Frame rate with AF [fps]3.0
Shutter speed (still) [s]30 – 1/4000, B
Shutter typemech., elec. f. c.
Self-timer [s]10, 2
Continuous self-timer [shots]5, 3
Bracketing frames (stops)3 (1/3, 2/3)
Remote release socket
Wireless remote releaseRMT-DSLR1, RMT-DSLR2, RMT-VP1
Release priorityno
Depth of field previewno
Aperture can be changed during depth of field previewno
Silent depth of field previewno
Storage
Storage media (number of slots)Memory Stick Duo, PRO Duo, PRO-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC (1)
Remote storage via USBno
File system formatsFAT12, FAT16, FAT32, exFAT
File formatsARW 2.3, JPEG w/ EXIF 2.3
Power
Batteries1× NP-FW50
Vertical grip
External power supplyAC adaptor AC-PW20
Construction and accessories
Weather sealingno
Mount materialsteel
Weight [g]287
Standard accessoriesstrap, USB cable, battery NP-FW50, charger AC-UB10, software
Other optional accessorieslens adapters LA-EAx, microphone ECM-XYST1M
Misc
Other interfacesUSB 2.0 (High Speed; Micro-B)
USB modesmass storage, MTP
PrintingExif Print, Print Image Matching Ⅲ
Latest firmware version (release date)1.03 (03/2014)
Comments
Reviews & linksChris Gampat on The Phoblographer (full review), Daniel Bell on ePHOTOzine (full review), Jason Hermann on SonyAlphaLab (full review), Jeff Keller and Amadou Diallo on DPReview (full review), Josh Fate on Steve's Digicams (full review), Ken McMahon & Gordon Laing on Cameralabs (full review), Theano Nikitas on DigitalCameraReview (full review), Zach Honig on Engadget (full review), Zoltan Arva-Toth on PhotographyBlog (full review)
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