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Sony A6000 vs Sony A6600

Portability
85
Imaging
66
Features
78
Overall
70
Sony Alpha a6000 front
 
Sony Alpha a6600 front
Portability
77
Imaging
70
Features
96
Overall
80

Sony A6000 vs Sony A6600 Key Specs

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
  • Introduced April 2014
  • Older Model is Sony NEX-6
  • Replacement is Sony A6300
Sony A6600
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 100 - 32000 (Push to 102400)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Sony E Mount
  • 503g - 120 x 67 x 69mm
  • Introduced August 2019
  • Replacement is Sony A6700
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Sony A6000 vs Sony A6600 Overview

Following is a extended comparison of the Sony A6000 versus Sony A6600, both Advanced Mirrorless cameras and they are both designed by Sony. The sensor resolution of the A6000 (24MP) and the A6600 (24MP) is fairly comparable and they come with the exact same sensor sizing (APS-C).

Photography Glossary

The A6000 was manufactured 6 years before the A6600 which is a fairly significant gap as far as camera tech is concerned. Each of the cameras come with the identical body type (Rangefinder-style mirrorless).

Before getting through a complete comparison, below is a quick overview of how the A6000 grades versus the A6600 for portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Sony A6000 over the Sony A6600

 A6000 A6600 

Reasons to pick Sony A6600 over the Sony A6000

 A6600 A6000 
IntroducedAugust 2019April 2014More modern by 65 months
Selfie screen Easy selfies
Touch friendly display Easily navigate

Common features in the Sony A6000 and Sony A6600

 A6000 A6600 
Focus manually Dial accurate focusing
Display typeTiltingTiltingTilting display
Display dimension3"3"Identical display measurement
Display resolution922k922kSame display resolution

Sony A6000 vs Sony A6600 Physical Comparison

For those who are looking to carry around your camera regularly, you will want to take into account its weight and proportions. The Sony A6000 features outside measurements of 120mm x 67mm x 45mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 1.8") along with a weight of 344 grams (0.76 lbs) whilst the Sony A6600 has measurements of 120mm x 67mm x 69mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 2.7") having a weight of 503 grams (1.11 lbs).

Take a look at the Sony A6000 versus Sony A6600 in the new Camera and Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change depending on the lens you use at that moment. Below is the front view size comparison of the A6000 and the A6600.

Sony A6000 vs Sony A6600 size comparison

Factoring in size and weight, the portability grade of the A6000 and A6600 is 85 and 77 respectively.

Sony A6000 vs Sony A6600 top view buttons comparison

Sony A6000 vs Sony A6600 Sensor Comparison

Often, it can be tough to visualise the contrast in sensor sizes merely by going through specs. The picture underneath may offer you a stronger sense of the sensor measurements in the A6000 and A6600.

All in all, both of the cameras posses the exact same sensor measurements and the exact same resolution therefore you should expect comparable quality of files however you may want to factor the production date of the cameras into account. The more aged A6000 will be behind with regard to sensor innovation.

Sony A6000 vs Sony A6600 sensor size comparison

Sony A6000 vs Sony A6600 Screen and ViewFinder

Sony A6000 vs Sony A6600 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Sony A6000
Portrait photography with Sony A6600
79
focusing manually
MP count good (24MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
provides face detect focusing
supports RAW files
82
manual focus
good MP (24 megapixels)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
supports face detection focusing
exports RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Sony A6000
Street photography with Sony A6600
80
screen tilts up and down
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
supports RAW files
lighter than competitors (344 grams)
great ISO range (25,600)
no image stabilization
84
screen tilts
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
exports RAW formats
provides focus via touch
environment proof
great high ISO (32,000)
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Sports Comparison

Sony A6000 Sports photography features
Sony A6600 Sports photography features
73
MP count good (24MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
provides tracking focus
comes with phase detect AF
no image stabilization
85
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
good MP (24 megapixels)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
supports tracking autofocus
environment proof
better than average battery power (810 CIPA)
comes with phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Sony A6000 as a Travel photography camera
Sony A6600 as a Travel photography camera
77
lighter than competitors (344g)
MP count good (24MP)
flash built-in
display isn't selfie friendly
84
better than average battery power (810 CIPA)
environment proof
connects via bluetooth
provides focus via touch
good MP (24MP)
screen is selfie friendly
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Landscape Comparison

Sony A6000 Landscape photography info
Sony A6600 Landscape photography info
78
focusing manually
interchangeable lenses (Sony E mount)
nice screen size (3")
MP count good (24MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
great ISO range (25,600)
supports RAW files
no image stabilization
85
manual focus
interchangeable lenses (Sony E mount)
nice screen size (3 inch)
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
good MP (24MP)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
great high ISO (32,000)
exports RAW formats
environment proof
better than average battery power (810 shots)
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Vlogging Comparison

Sony A6000 Vlogging advice
Sony A6600 Vlogging advice
33
provides face detect focusing
good video quality (1920 x 1080 pxls)
lighter than competitors (344g)
display isn't selfie friendly
no image stabilization
doesn't have mic support
84
screen is selfie friendly
touchscreen capability
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
supports face detection focusing
video res high (3840 x 2160 resolution)
does have external mic support
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Sony A6000 vs Sony A6600 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Sony A6000 and Sony A6600
 Sony Alpha a6000Sony Alpha a6600
General Information
Company Sony Sony
Model type Sony Alpha a6000 Sony Alpha a6600
Category Advanced Mirrorless Advanced Mirrorless
Introduced 2014-04-23 2019-08-28
Physical type Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Chip Bionz X Bionz X
Sensor type CMOS CMOS
Sensor size APS-C APS-C
Sensor dimensions 23.5 x 15.6mm 23.5 x 15.6mm
Sensor area 366.6mm² 366.6mm²
Sensor resolution 24 megapixels 24 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 3:2 and 16:9 3:2 and 16:9
Highest resolution 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Highest native ISO 25600 32000
Highest boosted ISO 51200 102400
Min native ISO 100 100
RAW format
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Tracking autofocus
Selective autofocus
Autofocus center weighted
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detect autofocus
Contract detect autofocus
Phase detect autofocus
Total focus points 179 425
Lens
Lens support Sony E Sony E
Amount of lenses 121 121
Focal length multiplier 1.5 1.5
Screen
Display type Tilting Tilting
Display diagonal 3 inches 3 inches
Display resolution 922 thousand dots 922 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Display technology TFT LCD -
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 1,440 thousand dots 2,359 thousand dots
Viewfinder coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.7x 0.71x
Features
Lowest shutter speed 30 secs 30 secs
Highest shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/4000 secs
Continuous shooting rate 11.0 frames per second 11.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance 6.00 m (at ISO 100) no built-in flash
Flash modes Flash off, auto, fill-flaw, slow sync, redeye reduction, hi-speed sync, wireless control Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear Sync., Slow Sync., Red-eye reduction (On/Off selectable), Hi-speed sync, Wireless
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Highest flash synchronize 1/160 secs -
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p, 25p), 640 x 480 (30p, 25p) 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
Highest video resolution 1920x1080 3840x2160
Video format MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) Yes
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 344g (0.76 pounds) 503g (1.11 pounds)
Dimensions 120 x 67 x 45mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 1.8") 120 x 67 x 69mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 2.7")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating 82 82
DXO Color Depth rating 24.1 23.8
DXO Dynamic range rating 13.1 13.4
DXO Low light rating 1347 1497
Other
Battery life 360 photos 810 photos
Type of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID NP-FW50 NP-FZ1000
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, continuous (3-5 shot)) Yes
Time lapse recording With downloadable app
Type of storage SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo SD/SDHC/SDXC + Memory Stick Pro Duo
Card slots Single Single
Retail cost $548 $1,198