Sony NEX-6 Hands On Video Specs and Images

Sony NEX-6 Hands On Video

sony nex-6 front view

NEX-6 with new 35mm f/1.8 OSS Lens

Here is a quick preview of the Sony NEX-6. The camera combines features of the flagship NEX-7 and the new NEX-5R.
  • Built-in EVF 2.4 MP OLED - industry best.
  • 16.1 megapixel APS-C sensor.
  • New Mode Dial to select shooting modes.
  • WiFi enabled with connectivity to PlayMemories Apps
  • ISO Hot Shoe
  • Built-in pop up flash
  • $1000 for NEX-6 kit with new 16-50mm Power Zoom lens
  • $850 for NEX-6 Body Only
  • Delivery will be mid-November.

sony nex-6 rear lcd evf

NEX-6 with the NEX-7's Electronic Viewfinder

sony nex-6 mode dial shutter

Sony NEX-6 with Standard ISO Hot Show and new Shooting Mode Dial

Sony NEX-6 Specifications




Digital compact system camera with interchangeable lenses

Lens Compatibility

E-mount lens system. Can also use A-mount lenses with optional adaptor (continuous AF supported with LA-EA2)

Image Sensor

APS-C type (23.5 x15.6 mm) Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor with 16.1 effective megapixels


BIONZ™ image processor

ISO Sensitivity Range

ISO 100 – 25600 (still images)

HD movie record

Full HD AVCHD Ver. 2.0 compliant / MPEG-4 AVC (H.264); MP4;

up to 1920 x 1080 50p

LCD screen

7.5cm (3.0-type) wide type TFT (Xtra Fine LCD) with approx. 921k dot resolution; tilts upwards approx. 90 degrees, downwards approx. 45 degrees

Electronic viewfinder

1.3 cm (0.5-type) OLED Tru-Finder™ with approx. 2,359k dot resolution; 100% field coverage; magnification approx. 1.09x with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1(diopter)

Digital Zoom

Clear Image Zoom: approx. 2x (still images)

Smart Zoom: approx. 1.4x/2x (still images)

Digital Zoom: approx. 4x (still images / movies)

SteadyShot™ INSIDE

(Optical image stabilisation available with selected E-mount lenses)

Autofocus System

Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF); 99 focus points (phase-detection AF) / 25 focus points (contrast-detection AF);

Object Tracking AF

Picture Effect

11 types (15 variations): Posterization (Colour, B/W), Pop Colour, Retro Photo, Partial Colour (R,G,B,Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature

Continuous Burst Shooting

Up to 10 frames per second (in Speed Priority mode)

Battery life (still images)

Approx. 270 images (Viewfinder), Approx. 360 images (LCD screen)

(CIPA measurement)

Built-in flash

GN6 (in metres at ISO 100)

Other features

Auto Portrait Framing; Face Detection and Smile Shutter; Superior AUTO; Sweep Panorama; Auto HDR; DRO; Hand-held Twilight mode; Creative Styles; Photo Creativity interface; ; Wi-Fi; USB Charge; PlayMemories Camera Apps


Memory Stick PRO Duo / Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo; SD / SDHC / SDXC

Dimensions (W x H x D)

Approx. 119.9 mm × 66.9 mm × 42.6 mm (excluding protrusions)


Approx. 287g (body only)

Approx. 345g (with battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo)

Supplied software

PlayMemories Home

NEX-6 with 35mm Lens (SEL35F18)

Pre order the NEX-6 now for a mid-November delivery.

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