Sony A6000 Image Quality Analysis—our take on how this hot camera stands up to the competition


posted Friday, April 11, 2014 at 3:30 PM EST


You've been beating our doors down for information and images on the wildly popular Sony A6000, and we love it! Bringing you timely analysis and information is our raison d'etre, and all the more so for these more popular models.

We therefore present to you the next in our series of posts for the A6000: our Image Quality Analysis. Here we'll take a close look at the A6000 in a series of side-by-side crop comparisons from our lab test shots to reveal in detail how well it stacks up against its predecessor, the Sony NEX-6, as well as the flagship NEX-7 and a few other current competitors. And we'll also give you our print quality analysis, which details how large you can expect to achieve good prints along the ISO scale.

To get you started, below is a table comparing the A6000 test lab images to the NEX-6 at base ISO. These are cropped from 100% resolution images to give you an accurate read on what each camera is delivering. We also give you comparisons at ISO 1600 and 3200, as well as a fine-detail comparison table up to ISO 6400 (where things really start to get interesting).


Our side-by-side comparisons let you see how the various models stack up to each other.

Stay tuned for much more to come on the Sony A6000!