NEX-6

Sony NEX-6

As expected, the Sony NEX-6 is a 16.1MP mirrorless camera situated in Sony’s NEX lineup between the NEX-5R and the NEX-7.

The NEX-6 features an advanced, hybrid AF system comprised of phase-detect (read: DSLR AF system) and contrast-detect AF methods, which is the same system found on the new NEX-5R that was introduced last month.  The NEX-6 also offers 10fps still image capture with AF tracking and a sensitivity up to ISO 25600.

The NEX-6 features the same XGA OLED viewfinder found on the NEX-7, as well as a DSLR-style mode dial.  The camera captures 1080/60p HD video and offers integrated WiFi sharing and camera apps via Sony’s PlayMemories Mobile app on iOS and Android devices.

Along with the Sony NEX-6, a new 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 powered zoom lens, a 35mm f/1.8 lens and a 10-18mm OSS zoom lens were announced for the Sony NEX line of cameras.

The Sony NEX-6 will be available in November with the 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 powered zoom lens for $1000.  It will also be available as a body-only option for $850.  You can order the NEX-6 here at B&H Photo.

The SELP 16-50mm power zoom lens will be available in January for $350.  Check availability here at B&H Photo.

The SEL 35mm f/1.8 lens will be available in November for $450.  Check availability here at B&H Photo.

The SEL 10-18mm zoom lens will be available in November for $850.  Check availability here at B&H Photo.

More details in the press release below. [click to continue…]

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More Sony NEX-6 Images Leak Out

by on September 9, 2012

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Sony NEX-6

At this point, the official announcement of Sony cameras this week will be a little unsurprising; however, it still looks to be a heck of a product lineup for Sony.

In the latest leak, we have more views of the Sony NEX-6, which we know as a 16MP mirrorless camera situated in Sony’s NEX lineup between the NEX-5R and the NEX-7.

We also get a little better look at the EVF placement and the ISO standard hot shoe atop the NEX-6.

As a refresher, the expected spec list is below. [click to continue…]

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New Look at the Sony NEX-6

by on September 4, 2012

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Sony NEX-6

Here’s yet another leaked image of the upcoming Sony NEX-6.  Note the electronic viewfinder that can be seen on the back left corner of the camera.  Some readers had asked about it in prior posts.

The Sony NEX-6 is due to be announced on September 12 as a mid-range mirrorless camera situated between the Sony NEX-5R and NEX-7 in the lineup.  As a refresher, the expected specifications are listed below. [click to continue…]

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Sony is dropping a massive load of new gear next week.  According to massive leakage at Photo Rumors, the full frame Sony A99 and NEX-6 will be officially unveiled on September 12.  But that’s not all…

There are several new lenses and accessories for these cameras coming, as well as an impressive NEX-VG900 full frame camcorder priced at $3300 and a new NEX-VG30 camcorder (presumably serving as an update to the NEX-VG20) priced at $1800.

Check out the full list of new Sony gear below. [click to continue…]

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Sony NEX-6 Specs Leak Out

by on September 2, 2012

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Ahead of the September 12 expected launch of the NEX-6, several detailed specifications have leaked out for the new mirrorless camera.  The camera should be situated neatly between the new NEX-5R and the top-end NEX-7 in both price and features.

We’ve been expecting a 16MP APS-C sensor with phase detection pixels built into the senor, but check out the rest of the specs below. [click to continue…]

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Sony NEX-5R Front

As we close in on Photokina 2012, the certainty of which cameras are going to be announced soon continues to grow more certain.  Lots of rumors have pointed to both the Sony NEX-5R and NEX-6 – and now it appears with have some genuine leaked images of these two new models. [click to continue…]

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