• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,500

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Advantages

Sony A6000 over Leica T (Typ 701)

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Lens selection
    Good vs None
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear LCD only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • More pixels
    24.3 vs 16.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos and video
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 12500 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Leica T (Typ 701) over Sony A6000

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.77 vs 3.92 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • Higher-res screen
    410k vs 307k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Thinner
    33 mm vs 45 mm
    Thinner
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos

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 performance; No touch-screen display; Wi-Fi can be a bit frustrating to use

The Competition

Compared to Sony NEX-7

Sony A6000
Sony NEX-7
  • $543
  • APS-C
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $532
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • External Mic Jack
Leica T (Typ 701)
Sony NEX-7
  • $1850
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Touchscreen
  • $532
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection

Compared to Fujifilm X-M1

Sony A6000
Fujifilm X-M1
  • $543
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $427
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
Leica T (Typ 701)
Fujifilm X-M1
  • $1850
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Higher-res screen
  • $427
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection

Compared to Sony NEX-5T

Sony A6000
Sony NEX-5T
  • $543
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More pixels
  • $308
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Touchscreen
Leica T (Typ 701)
Sony NEX-5T
  • $1850
  • APS-C
  • Longer battery life
  • Higher-res screen
  • $308
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection

Compared to Sony A5000

Sony A6000
Sony A5000
  • $543
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $444
  • APS-C
Leica T (Typ 701)
Sony A5000
  • $1850
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Higher-res screen
  • $444
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection

Compared to Sony A5100

Sony A6000
Sony A5100
  • $543
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Higher-res screen
  • $444
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
Leica T (Typ 701)
Sony A5100
  • $1850
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Higher-res screen
  • $444
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
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