• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25600
  • $781 Average Retail $800 MSRP
  • APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25600
  • $1249 Average Retail $1400 MSRP

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Advantages

Sony A6000 over Samsung Galaxy NX

  • Lens selection
    Good vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 27 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • More pixels
    24.3 vs 20.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Faster RAW shooting
    2.1 fps vs 0.8 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in single-shot mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    Unlimited vs 20 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (single-shot mode)
  • Lighter weight
    468g vs 718g
    Lighter weight
  • Less shutter lag
    0.150 vs 0.334 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    2.0 fps vs 0.9 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (single-shot mode)
  • Higher boost ISO
    51200 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher boost ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Samsung Galaxy NX over Sony A6000

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Love or hate them, they can be useful
  • GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Thinner
    25 mm vs 45 mm
    Thinner
  • High-res screen
    2765k vs 922k dots
    Better screen fidelity makes you a better photographer
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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 A5000

Sony A6000
Sony A5000
  • $781
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More pixels
  • $498
  • APS-C
Samsung Galaxy NX
Sony A5000
  • $1249
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $498
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Samsung NX1100

Sony A6000
Samsung NX1100
  • $781
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $432
  • APS-C
Samsung Galaxy NX
Samsung NX1100
  • $1249
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $432
  • APS-C
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Panasonic GX7

Sony A6000
Panasonic GX7
  • $781
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Wider angle lens
  • $948
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
Samsung Galaxy NX
Panasonic GX7
  • $1249
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • More pixels
  • $948
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Sony NEX-5T

Sony A6000
Sony NEX-5T
  • $781
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More pixels
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
Samsung Galaxy NX
Sony NEX-5T
  • $1249
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More pixels
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Olympus E-M10

Sony A6000
Olympus E-M10
  • $781
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Wider angle lens
  • $798
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
Samsung Galaxy NX
Olympus E-M10
  • $1249
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • More pixels
  • $798
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
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