• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 364.3mm2
  • 19.6 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Alpha ILCE-A6300
  • Sigma sd Quattro
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Predecessor: Sony A6000
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Successor: Sony A6400
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General
Model Number: A6300 sd Quattro
Alternate Model Number(s): ILCE-6300  
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $1050.00 $799.99
Street Price: $748.00 $674.50
Date Available: 2016-03-15 2016-07-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 18.3 oz (520 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
22.0 oz (625 g)
Size: 4.7 x 2.6 x 1.9 in.
(120 x 67 x 49 mm)
5.8 x 3.7 x 3.6 in.
(147 x 95 x 91 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Foveon X3 Quattro
Effective Megapixels: 24.2 19.6
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm) 364.25mm2 (23.50mm x 15.50mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.92 microns 4.33 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG Full Color
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Not needed
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 85  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 24.4  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 13.7  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,437  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 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)
5424 x 3616 (19.6 MP, 3:2),
4816 x 3616 (17.4 MP, 4:3),
5424 x 3048 (16.5 MP, 16:9),
3616 x 3616 (13.1 MP, 1:1),
4480 x 3616 (16.2 MP, Other),
5424 x 2328 (12.6 MP, Other),
7680 x 5120 (39.3 MP, 3:2),
6816 x 5120 (34.9 MP, 4:3),
7680 x 4320 (33.2 MP, 16:9),
5120 x 5120 (26.2 MP, 1:1),
7680 x 3296 (25.3 MP, Other),
6352 x 5120 (32.5 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (14-bit compressed ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), Lossless compressed 14-bit X3F RAW, (Uncompressed 12-bit DNG via upcoming firmware update), RAW(X3F)+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 11.1 n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes No
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
1920x1080 (120p/100p/60p/60i/50p/50i/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (30p/25p)
Movie File Format: 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: Sony E Sigma SA bayonet
Lens: Sony SELP1650 PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS; 9 elements in 8 groups, 4 aspheric surfaces n/a
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
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
 
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 40.5mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x; up to 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 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 Hybrid Phase/Contrast Detect AF: 9 points select mode, Free move mode (It is possible to change the size of Focus Frame to Spot, Regular and Large), Face Detection AF Mode
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: 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 EVF: 2,360K-dot LCD, 100% coverage, 1.10x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: 2,359,296 dots 2,360,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.70x 0.73x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 1.07x 1.10x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,620,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.7x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-25600, expandable to 51200 Auto, 100-6400 in 1/3 EV steps; Auto has programmable High/Low limits
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: 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 Auto, Auto (Lighting Source Priority), Daylight, Shade, Overcast, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Color Temperature, Flash, Custom 1/2/3
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1200-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot Evaluative, center-weighted average, 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 Color modes: Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Portrait, Landscape, Cinema, Sunset Red, Forest Green, FOV Classic Blue, FOV Classic Yellow, Monochrome
Self Timer: 2 , 10, 10 (3 or 5 frames) seconds 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Auto, Off, Fill-flash, Rear sync, Slow sync, Red-eye reduction: On/Off n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 6.0 m / 19.7 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/160 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Multi Interface Shoe Hot Shoe, PC Socket
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I  
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (14-bit compressed ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG Lossless compressed 14-bit X3F RAW, (Uncompressed 12-bit DNG via upcoming firmware update), RAW(X3F)+JPEG
Movie File Format: 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 No
NFC: Yes No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired, IR or Wi-FI Optional wired (Cable Release Switch CR-3)
Connections (extended): Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Multi Interface Shoe, Multi Micro USB Mini (Type-C) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 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): 0.49  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 11.1  
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 44  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 11.1 3.6
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 22 14
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): 0.16 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.107 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.44 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.020 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 1.4 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 0.7 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 2.5 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 400 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 350 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-FW50 Proprietary BP-61
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary BP-61 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): No Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes No
Software
Included Software: Free downloads of Image Data Converter (Win only), Capture One Express (for Sony) SIGMA Photo Pro Download
OS Compatibility:   Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: