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Sony A7c vs Sony A6000

Portability
78
Imaging
78
Features
88
Overall
82
Sony Alpha A7c front
 
Sony Alpha a6000 front
Portability
85
Imaging
67
Features
78
Overall
71

Sony A7c vs Sony A6000 Key Specs

Sony A7c
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - Full frame Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Display
  • ISO 100 - 51200 (Boost to 204800)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Sony E Mount
  • 509g - 124 x 71 x 60mm
  • Released September 2020
Sony A6000
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 100 - 25600 (Increase to 51200)
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Sony E Mount
  • 344g - 120 x 67 x 45mm
  • Released April 2014
  • Older Model is Sony NEX-6
  • Successor is Sony A6300
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Sony A7c vs Sony A6000 Overview

Here, we are comparing the Sony A7c and Sony A6000, both Advanced Mirrorless digital cameras and they are both manufactured by Sony. The sensor resolution of the A7c (24MP) and the A6000 (24MP) is very similar but the A7c (Full frame) and A6000 (APS-C) provide different sensor measurements.

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The A7c was introduced 6 years later than the A6000 and that is quite a serious gap as far as technology is concerned. Each of these cameras feature the same body design (Rangefinder-style mirrorless).

Before diving right into a comprehensive comparison, here is a concise highlight of how the A7c scores against the A6000 in terms of portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Sony A7c over the Sony A6000

 A7c A6000 
ReleasedSeptember 2020April 2014Fresher by 78 months
Display typeFully articulatedTiltingFully Articulating display
Selfie screen Take selfies
Touch display Easily navigate

Reasons to pick Sony A6000 over the Sony A7c

 A6000 A7c 

Common features in the Sony A7c and Sony A6000

 A7c A6000 
Focus manually More exact focus
Display size3"3"Same display measurements
Display resolution922k922kExact same display resolution

Sony A7c vs Sony A6000 Physical Comparison

For anybody who is aiming to carry your camera regularly, you will need to think about its weight and proportions. The Sony A7c features external dimensions of 124mm x 71mm x 60mm (4.9" x 2.8" x 2.4") and a weight of 509 grams (1.12 lbs) whilst the Sony A6000 has measurements of 120mm x 67mm x 45mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 1.8") with a weight of 344 grams (0.76 lbs).

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Keep in mind, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ depending on the lens you use at that time. The following is a front view measurement comparison of the A7c and the A6000.

Sony A7c vs Sony A6000 size comparison

Using dimensions and weight, the portability score of the A7c and A6000 is 78 and 85 respectively.

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Sony A7c vs Sony A6000 Sensor Comparison

Quite often, it can be hard to imagine the gap between sensor sizing only by going over specifications. The visual here might provide you a greater sense of the sensor dimensions in the A7c and A6000.

Plainly, both of the cameras feature the identical megapixel count but different sensor sizing. The A7c contains the larger sensor which is going to make achieving shallow depth of field simpler. The more modern A7c provides a benefit with regard to sensor tech.

Sony A7c vs Sony A6000 sensor size comparison

Sony A7c vs Sony A6000 Screen and ViewFinder

Sony A7c vs Sony A6000 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Sony A7c Portrait photography advice
Sony A6000 Portrait photography advice
80
focusing manually
decent MP (24 megapixels)
big sensor size (Full frame)
provides face detect focusing
exports RAW files
can't use external flash
80
focusing manually
good resolution (24 megapixels)
good sensor size (APS-C)
comes with face detection autofocus
exports RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Sony A7c Street photography factors
Sony A6000 Street photography factors
86
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
big sensor size (Full frame)
exports RAW files
includes touch to focus
weather sealing
very good ISO range (51,200)
80
has a tilting screen
good sensor size (APS-C)
exports RAW formats
lighter than competition in class (344g)
very good high ISO (25,600)
does not have image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Sony A7c Sports photography factors
Sony A6000 Sports photography factors
89
silent shooting (1/8,000 seconds)
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
decent MP (24MP)
big sensor size (Full frame)
provides tracking focus
weather sealing
great battery power (740 CIPA)
has phase detect AF
73
good resolution (24MP)
good sensor size (APS-C)
comes with tracking autofocus
sensor has phase detect autofocus
does not have image stabilization
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Travel Comparison

Sony A7c Travel photography highlights
Sony A6000 Travel photography highlights
86
great battery power (740 shots)
weather sealing
has bluetooth
includes touch to focus
decent MP (24MP)
display is selfie friendly
77
lighter than competition in class (344 grams)
good resolution (24 megapixels)
has built in flash
doesn't contain selfie friendly display
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Landscape Comparison

Sony A7c as a Landscape photography camera
Sony A6000 as a Landscape photography camera
89
focusing manually
swap lenses (Sony E mount)
nice screen size (3")
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
decent MP (24MP)
big sensor size (Full frame)
very good ISO range (51,200)
exports RAW files
weather sealing
great battery power (740 per charge)
79
focusing manually
interchangeable lenses (Sony E mount)
screen size is good (3")
good resolution (24 megapixels)
good sensor size (APS-C)
very good high ISO (25,600)
exports RAW formats
does not have image stabilization
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Vlogging Comparison

Sony A7c as a Vlogging camera
Sony A6000 as a Vlogging camera
86
display is selfie friendly
has touchscreen
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
provides face detect focusing
video res high (3840 x 2160 resolution)
has microphone port
33
comes with face detection autofocus
video res high (1920 x 1080 resolution)
lighter than competition in class (344g)
doesn't contain selfie friendly display
does not have image stabilization
doesn't have external mic port
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Sony A7c vs Sony A6000 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Sony A7c and Sony A6000
 Sony Alpha A7cSony Alpha a6000
General Information
Brand Sony Sony
Model type Sony Alpha A7c Sony Alpha a6000
Category Advanced Mirrorless Advanced Mirrorless
Released 2020-09-14 2014-04-23
Body design Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Chip - Bionz X
Sensor type BSI-CMOS CMOS
Sensor size Full frame APS-C
Sensor dimensions 35.8 x 23.8mm 23.5 x 15.6mm
Sensor area 852.0mm² 366.6mm²
Sensor resolution 24 megapixels 24 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 3:2 and 16:9 3:2 and 16:9
Full resolution 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Max native ISO 51200 25600
Max boosted ISO 204800 51200
Lowest native ISO 100 100
RAW files
Lowest boosted ISO 50 -
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Single autofocus
Tracking autofocus
Autofocus selectice
Center weighted autofocus
Multi area autofocus
Live view autofocus
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Total focus points 693 179
Lens
Lens mount type Sony E Sony E
Amount of lenses 122 121
Focal length multiplier 1 1.5
Screen
Range of display Fully articulated Tilting
Display sizing 3" 3"
Display resolution 922k dot 922k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch operation
Display technology - TFT LCD
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 2,360k dot 1,440k dot
Viewfinder coverage 100 percent 100 percent
Viewfinder magnification 0.59x 0.7x
Features
Lowest shutter speed 30 secs 30 secs
Highest shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/4000 secs
Highest quiet shutter speed 1/8000 secs -
Continuous shooting speed 10.0 frames/s 11.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance no built-in flash 6.00 m (at ISO 100)
Flash options no built-in flash Flash off, auto, fill-flaw, slow sync, redeye reduction, hi-speed sync, wireless control
Hot shoe
AEB
White balance bracketing
Highest flash sync - 1/160 secs
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Video resolutions 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p, 25p), 640 x 480 (30p, 25p)
Max video resolution 3840x2160 1920x1080
Video file format MPEG-4, XAVC S, H.264 MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
Mic jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 509 grams (1.12 pounds) 344 grams (0.76 pounds)
Physical dimensions 124 x 71 x 60mm (4.9" x 2.8" x 2.4") 120 x 67 x 45mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 1.8")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested 82
DXO Color Depth rating not tested 24.1
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested 13.1
DXO Low light rating not tested 1347
Other
Battery life 740 pictures 360 pictures
Type of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID NP-FZ100 NP-FW50
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec; continuous (3 or 5 exposures)) Yes (2 or 10 sec, continuous (3-5 shot))
Time lapse recording With downloadable app
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-II supported) SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
Storage slots One One
Retail cost $1,800 $548