Sony A6600 overview
Sony A6600 is Sony's Advanced Mirrorless digital camera first announced on August of 2019. It has a 24 MegaPixel, CMOS APS-C size sensor with a maximum resolution of 6000 x 4000.
The A6600 is placed #5 out of 54 in Advanced Mirrorless cameras & all-around #34 out of 1428 for cameras in our database. Remember to use our Advanced camera finder to get camera results based on your personalized factors.
The following is a graph of different criteria used in the scoring system.
Sony A6600 history
The Sony A6600 has a history of related cameras. Down below, you can check out all earlier and new models alongside main specifications.
Sony A6600 Gallery
You can look at the A6600 from several angles in the gallery here.
Sony A6600 Pros and Cons
Here is a list of good and bad points of the Sony A6600 based on criterias which are generally viewed as useful in a digital camera.
Sony A6600 Sensor features
The Sony A6600 features the Bionz X processor. The measurement of the sensor in the Sony A6600 is 23.5mm x 15.6mm (APS-C). The 367 mm² sensor is able to resolve 6000 x 4000 pixels using aspect ratios of 3:2 and 16:9. The camera comes with Image Stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis). In body stabilization is more desirable than digital stabilization as the latter might lead to cropping.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The CMOS sensor has 24 megapixels and has a standard ISO range of 100 - 32000. The ISO can be expanded electronically to a maximum of 102400. RAW files are saved which means that the user has more room to maneuver in post.
The picture underneath illustrates the A6600's sensor size compared to other popular sizes. The A6600 sensor has a crop factor of 1.5 and is outlined in green.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
To get a sense of specific aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.
Sony A6600 dimensions
Sony A6600 has a weight of 1.11 lbs (503 grams / 17.74 ounces) & has outside measurements of 120mm x 67mm x 69mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 2.7"). The weight of normal Advanced Mirrorless camera is 437 grams so the Sony A6600 is more heavy as compared with other rivals.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
Down below is a shot of the Sony A6600 alongside a soft drink so you can get a sense of its size.
The top view just below will show you the button design on the A6600.
Sony A6600 Lens features
The A6600 fits the Sony E mount and has 126 lenses to pick from. Here is a few of the lenses we have in our collection that will fit the A6600.
Sony A6600 Connectivity
The A6600 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- Bluetooth Yes
- NFC Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras that feature NFC and / or Bluetooth connectivity can easily be used wirelessly through smartphones. You will be able to send files and at times alter settings with no need to connect straight with the camera.
A few apps also enable a Liveview and click the shutter whenever you aren't near the camera. If the camera includes a HDMI port, it could be hooked up to an external display. Many cameras enable you to recharge the battery using the USB port.
Sony A6600 Video features
The maximum video resolution in the Sony A6600 is 3840 x 2160 and you can record in MPEG-4, AVCHD and XAVC S file format. 2160p is a great resolution for video recording. You are able to downsample to Full HD in order to get better results. Beware of the huge file sizes and ensure you have good SD cards with good write speeds. The body does have both headphone and microphone port making it especially valuable while capturing audio.
Sony A6600 Weather Sealing
Sony A6600 features weather sealing making it a fantastic choice for use during rough environments. This is particularly handy any time you are unsure about the elements you might face during outdoor photography.
Sony A6600 Screen and Viewfinder
The Sony A6600 has a 3 inch tilting display screen having a resolution of 922 thousand dots.
The screen is selfie friendly for self portraits and even group shots when necessary. Moreover the display screen is touch friendly which means that you are able to adjust focus points as well as change settings by using your fingertips.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The View Finder specifications for Sony A6600 are below:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- ViewFinder Resolution 2,359 thousand dots
- ViewFinder Coverage 100%
- ViewFinder Magnification 0.71x
For sunny outdoor situations that make the camera screens washed out and challenging to see, viewfinders will be rather helpful.
Sony A6600 Shutter features
Sony A6600 is able to shoot continuously at 11.0 fps. The max shutter speed is 1/4000s.
Sony A6600 Flash and Hot shoe features
Sony A6600 comes with external flash ability but with no inbuilt flash.
Sony A6600 Autofocus features
Sony A6600 comes with both Phase Detect AF plus Contrast Detect AF. Phase Detection focusing is more quicker & accurate as compared with Contrast Detect focusing. The camera has Face detection which is helpful for portraits.
It has 425 focus points to choose from. Sony A6600 has tap to focus. You can use your fingers in order to switch where you focus. It also boasts Tracking AF for objects that move. Sony A6600 supports manual focus when needed during low light scenarios or you require more exact focus control.
Sony A6600 Battery life
The battery (NP-FZ1000) for the Sony A6600 is made to last for 810 clicks as per the CIPA standards which is higher than standard in comparison to its class. The general Advanced Mirrorless camera battery life is 366. Sony A6600 comes with the highest possible (810) battery life within this category of cameras.
Following is a list of Advanced Mirrorless cameras that have the best battery life:
Sony A6600 for different styles of photography
The following illustration gives a analysis of the Sony A6600 for different styles of photography. To view more, have a look at the specific section underneath.
Sony A6600 Portrait photography information
The Sony A6600 receives a score of 83 which is exceptional, and means the camera is a superb pick to use for portrait images. Photographing portrait images favors greatly towards sensor size, support for RAW files along with the option to work with external flash.
Street photography with Sony A6600
Getting a impressive points total of 84, the Sony A6600 is a fantastic fit to use in street photography. A good street photography camera provides a good balance of image quality and portability.
Sony A6600 Sports photography factors
A terrific sports photography score of 86 suggests the Sony A6600 is a fantastic option for taking pictures of sports. A camera needs very good focusing plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Sony A6600 Travel photography factors
Size is very important when buying a travel camera. Overall, the Sony A6600 gets a excellent 85 as a travel camera which is a terrific choice for your holidays.
Sony A6600 Landscape photography advice
When you're looking to purchase a camera for landscape photography, the most vital aspect will be image quality. The Sony A6600 at it's very high rating of 86 as a landscape camera is a outstanding option in the current market.
Sony A6600 Vlogging factors
A camera for vlogging really should offer a moving display, mic input and preferably IBIS. Considering all the details, the Sony A6600 is a wonderful choice for vlogging as it gets a excellent rating of 85.
Sony A6600 Alternatives
If you are shopping for alternatives to the A6600, below is a number of the highest scored cameras which fall in to the category of Advanced Mirrorless.
The chart listed below will give you a bird's eye view of the A6600 vs it's highest rated rivals mentioned previously.
These are some more cameras you might look at as alternatives. To review a thorough comparison, simply click the "compare" link.