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Sony Alpha a5000 With Kit Lens - $299 ONLY

Sony A5000

A big price drop noticed on white edition of Sony Alpha a5000 With 16-50mm Kit Lens  and available at $299 Only. I can’t believe that Sony selling out A5000 which was announced with $600 price tag. At B&H store the camera is still available at $449

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Sony A5100 vs Sony A5000

Sony A5100 vs A5000, the design and size and shape of both the camera is quite similar. Now take a look below for the core specification difference,

Sony-A5100-vs-A5000-imageAs we can see clearly that the Sony A5100 comes with a new Hybrid Sensor (same as of Sony A6000) that not only gives you more resolution but also comes with built-in active phase AF pixels inside it, the A51000 features dedicated 179-point phase-detection system and 25-point contrast-detection system to get precise focus in short time of as little as 0.07 sec.

The ISO range is also improved, the A5100 now offers ISO range of 25600 and Hand-held Twilight Mode boost ISO upto 51200. The increased ISO range of Sony A5100 will help you to get perfect low-light images.

Introduction of XAVC S format in Sony A5100 will attract video shooters buy its Lacks an external mic, same as of its predecessor.

Fast continuous shooting mode, The A5100 offers continuous shooting speed of 6fps and on the other hand the A5000 limited to 3.5 fps only.

The Sony A5100 offers touch screen display, so you can easily shoot your images just by tapping on the screen .

Verdict: We highly recommend you to buy the new Sony A51000 mirrorless camera, since it features new hybrid sensor that gives you more ISO range and advance AF system.

Buy Sony A5100 from Amazon | B&H

Sony A6000 vs Sony A5000


Basic difference between the A5000 and Sony A6000 is Sony A6000 comes with advance PDAF sensor that have phase AF points within the sensor hence you get faster AF speed and Continuous shooting speed with Sony A6000 + you also get more ISO range for noise free low-light shooting, but you have to pay approx $200+ extra when compared to Sony A5000 price tag.

The Sony A5000 have a contrast based AF system only and limited ISO range.

Core Difference between A5000 and A6000


The other features of A6000 include presence of hotshoe and OLED Viewfinder – both features are not available in A5000.

Verdict: We recommend you to buy A6000, it features better sensor, AF system and OLED viewfinder.

Buy A5000 at Amazon and Buy A6000 at Amazon

Sony NEX A5000 Announced - Price, Press Release and Full Specification

Sony-A5000-imageSony A5000 is announced now, the A5000 is actually Sony NEX 3 camera successor, So don’t get confused with the A5000 name, In my view the A5000 should be named as Sony NEX 3 MII or Sony NEX 4.. whatever, Take a look at Sony A5000 Specification below

  • 20.1 Mp Exmor APS HD APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • BIONZ X Image Processor
  • 3.0″ 460.8k-Dot Tilting LCD Monitor
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps
  • Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity with NFC
  • Hand-held Twilight Mode and ISO 16000
  • 25-Point Contrast Detection Autofocus
  • Continuous Shooting up to 3.5 fps
  • Photo Creativity and Picture Effects


Sony A5000 features 20.1 megapixel APS-C-sized Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor and BIONZ X image processor, ISO touches upto 16000 and continuous shooting speed is 3.5fps, Sony A5000 also features full HD video recording at 60 and 24 fps, on the rear side we have a 3.0″ 460.8k-dot 180° tilting touchscreen LCD monitor that helps you for composing your images. Other features include built in WiFi connectivity that enables seemless file transfer and remote shooting facility via your smart device.

Buy Sony A5000 from Amazon | B&H

Continue reading Sony A5000 Announced – Price, Press Release and Full Specification

Sony cameras we’d like to see in 2014


‘Every six months I want to do something new‘ as said by Kimio Maki of Sony and we already seen the success every six month strategy, first Sony RX series, then the Lens camera and now Mirrorless Fullframe A7 and A7r, take a look at the list of camera that may be announced in 2014 + List those camera we want to see in 2014 (at the end)

List of Rumored Cameras – May arrive in 2014

Two New FF A-mount cameras, one certainly with 4K video recording.

Sony may also announce a affordable entry level fullframe camera with NEX 5 body design in late 2014 or early 2015. (see patent here).

One new APS-C A-mount SLT. (A77 Successor).

There will be a new NEX-7 successor (E-Mount)

Sony ILCE 5000 – according to recent rumors the camera may arrive in Jan or Feb 2014.

Megapixel monster from Sony – 54 Megapixel fullframe camera in 2015-16 with 2460 focusing points,

List of those camera that Sony cameras we’d like to see in 2014

Hybrid A-E mount camera …Yep its dreamed by many Sony users from longtime,

Sony RC1 successor > APS-C sensor compact camera – Yes many users are waiting for Sony APS-C based compact camera and successor of Sony RC1 camera, the current RX series is missing APS-C based compact camera, we have 1 inch sensor based RX100, RX10 compacts and FullFrame based RX1 series camera.

stay with us (FACEBOOK | TWITTER | GOOGLE+) and we will update you soon as we get any new information / see more Sony Rumor.

You can add your fav models in the comment …

If you have some extra time – Also see
Nikon cameras we’d like to see in 2014
Canon cameras we’d like to see in 2014

Sony ILCE 5000 Rumors


The top of the image is from Taiwan NCC (National Communications Commission), we can clearly see that Sony ILCE 5000 is waiting for approval, according to recent rumors the camera may arrive in Jan or Feb 2014.

But the rumor(s) doesn’t end here… If we move few month back and open thenewcamera archives, we have already posted the image of Sony ILCE-5000 and you can also see it below 🙂


You can also see Sony ILCE 5000 name registered at public Indonesian agency postal database – See here.

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Sony A5000 (ILCE-5000) is actually a NEX Camera

Few days ago we have seen that Indonesian agency published a registration details for A Sony A5000 camera (See here), but A5000 is not a successor of A3000 camera, its a NEX camera with a name with A5000 name / the other name of A5000 NEX camera is NEX-5T (confusing??), so there will be no REAL A5000 (or A3000 Successor) camera anytime soon, take a look at the leaked image of Sony NEX 5T below


Also see: More Details About Sony Upcoming Full Frame Mirrorless Camera | See more Sony Rumors