• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400

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Differences

Sony A6000 advantages over Fujifilm X-E2S

  • Less expensive
    $548 vs $999
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Lighter weight
    468g vs 680g
    Lighter weight
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.70x vs 0.62x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • More pixels
    24.3 vs 16.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 27 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    11.1 fps vs 7.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    47 vs 18 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Fujifilm X-E2S advantages over Sony A6000

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.82 vs 3.92 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    2 years vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Amazing image quality for the price; Blazing-fast hybrid autofocus; Swift burst shooting with generous buffer depths; Good battery life with LCD monitor; More compact than a DSLR; In-camera Wi-Fi wireless networking

  • Continuous autofocus can't match its burst rate; High-ISO JPEGs can look overprocessed; Sluggish startup; No touch-screen display; Wi-Fi can be a bit frustrating to use

The Competition

Compared to Samsung NX3000

Sony A6000
Samsung NX3000
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
  • $750
  • APS-C
  • Slow-motion videos
Fujifilm X-E2S
Samsung NX3000
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
  • $750
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Sony A5100

Sony A6000
Sony A5100
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Higher-res screen
  • $398
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
Fujifilm X-E2S
Sony A5100
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Bigger pixels
  • $398
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Fujifilm X-A2

Sony A6000
Fujifilm X-A2
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Fast startup
Fujifilm X-E2S
Fujifilm X-A2
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Canon EOS M3

Sony A6000
Canon EOS M3
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $429
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
Fujifilm X-E2S
Canon EOS M3
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $429
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Fujifilm X-T10

Sony A6000
Fujifilm X-T10
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Fast startup
Fujifilm X-E2S
Fujifilm X-T10
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
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