• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon Coolpix P340
  • Sony Alpha ILCE-A6000
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Predecessor:   Sony NEX-6
NEX-6 vs A6000
Successor:   Sony A6300
A6000 vs A6300
General
Model Number: P340 A6000
Alternate Model Number(s):   ILCE-6000
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $379.95 $799.99
Street Price: $346.95 $498.00
Date Available: 2014-03-15 2014-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 6.8 oz (194 g)
includes batteries
16.5 oz (468 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 4.1 x 2.3 x 1.3 in.
(103 x 58 x 32 mm)
4.7 x 2.6 x 1.8 in.
(120 x 67 x 45 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Sony
Effective Megapixels: 12.2 24.3
Sensor Format: 1/1.7 inch APS-C
Sensor size: 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm) 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.90 microns 3.92 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 54 82
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 20.7 24.1
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.9 13.1
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 273 1,347
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
3984 x 2656 (10.6 MP, 3:2),
3968 x 2232 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
3000 x 3000 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
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 (EXIF 2.3), 12-bit RAW (.NRW), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), MPO (3D), RAW (compressed ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0 11.1
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p/60i/50i)
1280x720 (30p/25p)
960x540 (30p/25p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
1920x1080 (60p/28Mbps/PS or 60i/24Mbps/FX or 60i/17Mbps/FH or 24p/24Mbps/FX or 24p/17Mbps/FH)
1440x1080 (30p/12Mbps)
640x480 (30p/3Mbps)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: LPCM stereo) AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio :Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC; XAVC S format added in firmware v2.00
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Sony E
Lens: Zoom-Nikkor ED VR; 7 elements in 6 groups Sony SELP1650 PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS; 9 elements in 8 groups, 4 aspheric surfaces
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 120mm 24 - 75mm
Focal Length (actual): 5.1 - 25.5mm 16 - 50mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 3.13x
Aperture Range: f/1.8 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - ??; Electronically-controlled 7-blade iris diaphragm f/3.5 - f/22 (W) / f/5.6 - f/36 (T); 7-blade circular aperture
Integrated ND Filter: Yes No
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 2 cm to Infinity
0.8 in to Infinity
 
Filter Thread: n/a 40.5mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x; up to 2x Dynamic Fine Zoom Up to 4x; up to 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect: Target Finding AF, Face priority, Spot, Normal, Wide, Subject tracking Hybrid Contrast/Phase Detection: Wide (179 points phase-detection AF, 25 points contrast-detection AF), Zone, Center, Flexible Spot (Small / Medium / Large)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   EVF type; 1.0cm (0.39-inch) 1,440K-dot OLED, 100% coverage, 1.07x mag. (0.70x 35mm eq.), 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 1,440,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.70x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   1.07x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:   16.7x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 80 100
ISO Settings: Auto, ISO 80 to 3200; ISO 6400, Hi 1 (equivalent to ISO 12,800) (available when using P, S, A, or M mode); Hi 2 (equivalent to ISO 25,600) (available when using High ISO monochrome in special effects mode) Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600; 51200 available with MFNR
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto 1, Auto 2, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset manual 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, AWB micro adjustment
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 60 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Matrix, 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: Backlighting, Beach, Black and White Copy, Close-up, Dusk/Dawn, Easy Panorama, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Museum, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Scene Auto Selector, Snow, Sports, Sunset Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur, HDR, Sweep Panorama
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds 2 , 10, 10 (3 or 5 frames) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes 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: Auto ISO: [W]: 0.5 to 6.5m (1ft. 8 in. to 21 ft.) [T]: 0.5 to 2.5m (1ft. 8 in. to 8 ft. 2 in.) Lens dependent
Max Flash Sync:   1/160
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a Multi Interface Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW (.NRW), RAW+JPEG RAW (compressed ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: LPCM stereo) AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio :Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC; XAVC S format added in firmware v2.00
Included Memory: 56.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type: Internal  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,Ethernet,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type:   Optional wired, IR or Wi-FI
Connections (extended): Micro (Type D) HDMI 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):   0.51
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):   0.48
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):   Unlimited
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.44
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.0 11.1
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 10 47
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   11.1
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   22
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   11.1
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   21
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.15 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.143 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.42 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.022 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):   Full AF lag, Multi-area AF mode = 0.151s
Startup Time:   2.2 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.8 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   2.3 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 220 shots 360 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   310 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL12 Proprietary NP-FW50
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL12 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM Software CD-ROM (Image Data Converter 4, Remote Camera Control, PlayMemories Home)
OS Compatibility:   Windows Vista SP2/7 SP1/8, Mac OS X v10.6-10.8
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in black. Bionz X image processor, Fast Hybrid AF (179 PDAF and 25 CDAF points), Full HD 1080p60 movies, 11 fps burst mode, Wi-Fi with NFC, clean HDMI output