• 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 50 - 50,000
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica SL (Typ 601)
  • Sony Alpha ILCE-A6300
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Predecessor:   Sony A6000
A6000 vs A6300
Successor: Leica SL2
SL (Typ 601) vs SL2
Sony A6400
A6300 vs A6400
General
Model Number: SL (Typ 601) A6300
Alternate Model Number(s):   ILCE-6300
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $7449.99 $1050.00
Street Price: $4,342.72 $818.28
Date Available: 2015-11-20 2016-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 29.9 oz (847 g)
includes batteries
18.3 oz (520 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.8 x 4.1 x 1.5 in.
(147 x 104 x 39 mm)
4.7 x 2.6 x 1.9 in.
(120 x 67 x 49 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Sony
Effective Megapixels: 24.2 24.2
Sensor Format: 35mm APS-C
Sensor size: 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm) 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.00 microns 3.92 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 88 85
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 25.0 24.4
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 13.4 13.7
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,821 1,437
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
3936 x 2624 (10.3 MP, 3:2)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
4240 x 2832 (12.0 MP, 3:2),
4240 x 2400 (10.2 MP, Other),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
12416 x 1856 (23.0 MP, Other),
8192 x 1856 (15.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 5536 (12.0 MP, Other),
2160 x 3872 (8.4 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG, .DNG RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (14-bit compressed ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.6 11.1
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 4096x2160 (24p)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (120p/​100p/​60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (120p/​100p/​60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (120p/​100p/​60p/​60i/​50p/​50i/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (30p/​25p)
Movie File Format: H.264: MOV with 48KHz 16-bit LPCM stereo audio, or MP4 format with 256Kbps 16-bit AAC stereo audio XAVC S / AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant / MP4; Audio: LPCM, 2ch / Dolby Digital (AC-3), 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, 2ch
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Leica L bayonet Sony E
Lens: n/a Sony SELP1650 PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS; 9 elements in 8 groups, 4 aspheric surfaces
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):   24 - 75mm
Focal Length (actual):   16 - 50mm
Zoom Ratio:   3.13x
Aperture Range:   f/3.5 - f/22 (W) / f/5.6 - f/36 (T); 7-blade circular aperture
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:   25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a 40.5mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: No Yes
Digital Zoom Values: n/a Up to 4x; up to 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast-detect AF: 49 or 37 zones; Point, Field, Zone (9 Fields); Static, Dynamic (tracking), Auto (face detection); AF-S (focus priority), AF-C (shutter priority), MF, Touch-AF Hybrid Contrast/Phase Detection: Wide (425 points phase-detection AF, 169 points contrast-detection AF), Zone, Center, Flexible Spot (Small / Medium / Large), Expanded Flexible Spot
Auto Focus Assist Light? No Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF: 0.66-inch, 4.4M-dot SXGA+ LCD, 0.80x magnification (50mm lens at infinity, -1dpt), 100% coverage, 20mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor EVF type; 1.0cm (0.39-inch) 2.3M-dot XGA OLED, 100% coverage, 1.07x mag. (0.70x 35mm eq.), 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: 4,400,000 dots (1,470,000 pixels) 2,359,296 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.80x 0.70x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.80x 1.07x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: Yes No
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:   16.7x
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 50000 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 50 100
ISO Settings: Auto, ISO 50 to 50,000 Auto, 100-25600, expandable to 51200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight 5200 K, Cloudy 6000 K, Shade 7000 K, Tungsten 3200 K, HMI 5600 K, Fluorescent warm 4000 K, Fluorescent cool 4500 K, Flash 5400 K, Greycard (custom), Manual color temperature 2000K to 11500K Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm white/Cool white/Day white/Daylight), Flash, C. Temp 2500 to 9900K, C Filter G7 to M7 (15-step), Custom, Underwater; AWB micro adjustment
Shutter Speed Range: 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-field, Center-weighted, Spot 1200-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes:   Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur, HDR, Sweep Panorama, Movie/High Frame Rate
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds 2 , 10, 10 (3 or 5 frames) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: TTL Auto, Manual Auto, Off, Fill-flash, Rear sync, Slow sync, Red-eye reduction: On/Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 6.0 m / 19.7 ft.
Flash Range Description: n/a Lens dependent
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/160
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe, X-Sync terminal Multi Interface Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-II UHS-I
Other Memory: Slot 1: UHS-II, Slot 2: UHS-I  
Dual Card Slots: Yes No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .DNG RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG RAW (14-bit compressed ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: H.264: MOV with 48KHz 16-bit LPCM stereo audio, or MP4 format with 256Kbps 16-bit AAC stereo audio XAVC S / AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant / MP4; Audio: LPCM, 2ch / Dolby Digital (AC-3), 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, 2ch
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: Yes No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes No
External Connections: USB 3.0 Super Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: No Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Wired or via Wi-Fi Optional wired, IR or Wi-FI
Connections (extended): USB 3.0 Micro Type B port; HDMI Type A port; Multi Connector supports adapter for 3.5mm mic and headphone jacks or a cable release; X-Sync socket; Multifunctional interface in baseplate for optional handgrip Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Multi Interface Shoe, Multi Micro USB
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.37 0.52
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.37 0.49
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.6 11.1
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited 44
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.5 11.1
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 33 22
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.5 11.1
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 32 21
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.18 seconds 0.16 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.061 seconds 0.107 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.44 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.046 seconds 0.020 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 1.1 seconds 1.4 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.7 seconds 0.7 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   2.5 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 400 shots 400 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 400 shots 350 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 8.4V, 1860mAh Proprietary NP-FW50
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes No
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: Remote Control (USB): Leica Image Shuttle SL; Remote Control (Wi-Fi): Leica SL app (Android/iOS) Free downloads of Image Data Converter (Win only), Capture One Express (for Sony)
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: