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Fuji X-A5 vs Sony A6000

Fuji X-A5 vs A6000

We are comparing the ultra popular Sony a6000 camera with the recently announced Fujifilm X-A5 camera.

Features/ Models  Fuji X-A5 Sony A6000
Megapixel 24 MP 24.2MP
Sensor size  APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm) APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm)
Low pass filter  No Yes
Image processor NA Bionz X
AF system Contrast Detect + Phase detect (hybrid) Contrast Detect + Phase detect (hybrid)
AF points 91 25 + 179
 ISO 100-51200 100-25600
Image Stabilization No No
 Shutter Min/ mix  30-1/32000 s 30sec-1/4000
 Continuous shooting speed 6 fps 11 fps
 Video 4K @15 fps 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p)
Display 3.0″ 1.04m-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD 3.0″ 921.6k-Dot Tilting Touchscreen
Hot shoe Yes Yes
Wireless Built-in Built-in with NFC
Environmentally sealed  No No
Battery life  410 Shots 420 Shots
Dimensions 117 x 67 x 40 mm 120 x 67 x 53 mm
Weight 361 g 344 g

Let’s talk about the sensor in both the camera,  Both mirrorless camera features aps-c sensor with 24 megapixel resolution.

1. AutoFocus

If you talk about hybrid autofocus in system then the Fuji remains limited to 91 points where as the Sony A6000 features 25 contrast detect AF points added with 179 Phase AF points. With Sony a6000 high density AF system you will going to get more frame coverage compared to the Fuji X-A5.

2. Fuji X-A5 1 Stop more ISO

Fuji X-A5 camera features  one stop more ISO range compared to the Sony a6000 camera so we might see some improvement in the low light performance of the camera compared to the a6000.

3. Electronic shutter

Fujifilm X-A5 camera features Global shutter.  So, Fuji camera is quite helpful in some situation like shooting action and  Sports.

4. Burst Rate and Buffer

Continuous shooting a speed of Sony a6000 is better compared to the Fuji X-A5.  Fuji, allowed a little buffer  inside the Fuji X-A5 camera.  Whereas, Sony a6000 you get a large  buffer, with Sony a6000 you can capture 40 JPG file in a single burst,  and you can also capture 24 files in a single click. But, with Fuji X-A5 camera  the continuous shooting a speed of 6 frames per second limited to 10 shots only and after that you have to allow buffer to clearup.

5. Video – Fuji features limited 4K

Fuji X-A5  camera features 4K video recording with Limited frame rate of 15 frames per second and a time limit of 5 minutes only.  which is really insane,  its look like Fuji somehow added the 4K video mode inside the X-A5 camera.

So I am considering that both camera can record a decent FULL HD video, but for 4K recording you have to seek a different camera.

6. Wireless Transfer

At the end if you have a habit of transferring your files from camera to your smartphone,  then you shouldn’t buy the Fuji X-A5 camera.  Fuji X-A5  camera wireless transfer is done with bluetooth only which is slow.  Sony a6000 uses built in wireless and NFC connectivity to transfer files fastly.

Both, are excellent camera but the Sony a6000 features a high density auto focusing system and the continuous shooting speed of Sony is more with large buffer. Fuji X-A5 offer one stop more lowlight sensitivity compared to the a6000, so may see bit cleaner images at High ISO range.

Sony A6000 Recommended Lenses

Get Fuji X-A5 Camera from B&H Store | Amazon.com

Best Mirrorless Camera Under $500

We are writing this post to aware our users that there are lot of affordable options available in the market if you want to buy a big sensor digital camera, the camera listed below are not only affordable but will also give you better image quality than your pro compact camera and comes within the pro-compact price range.

We always update this guide with time, the list of camera you see below are the best Mirrorless camera available $500 at 2018. We will update this guide in future also.

Best Mirrorless Camera Under $500 – 2018

Best Mirrorless 2018

Sony A6000 $498 [B&H | Amazon.com]
24.3MP | BIONZ X | Fast Hybrid AF & 179 Phase-Detect | 11 fps | Full HD 1080p 60p XAVC S
Why Sony A6000 is better than the Sony A5100 ? The major difference between two model is continuous shooting speed, A5100 offers continuous shooting upto 6 frames per second and A6000 features 11 frames per second. Additionally you won’t get viewfinder and hot shoe. The price difference is only ($498-$448) = $50.
Sony A6000 features very advance core specification and available under $500 price tag.
The Sony A6000 features 179 point Phase AF Sensor and Continuous shooting speed of 11 frames per second. Which is even far better the Canon and Olympus.

Canon EOS M100 [B&H | Amazon.com]
24.2MP | Digic 7 | Dual Pixel CMOS AF | 6.1 fps | Full HD 1080p 60p |
Why we have picked EOS M100 Mirrorless camera in the list. Since this camera features bigger sensor and more resolution than of Olympus E-M10 Mark II camera, and also the Auto Focus Speed of Canon M100 camera is very fast due to Dual Pixel CMOS AF Sensor.
Canon EOS M100 can also record Full HD Video at 60 frames per second.


Best Mirrorless Camera 2018

Olympus E-M10 Mark II [B&H | Amazon.com]
16.1MP 4/3 | TruePic VII | FAST contrast-detection autofocus | 5-Axis IBIS | 8.5 fps |
Before we begin, we must told you the E-M10 II is a m4/3 format camera. The sensor of m4/3 small compared to the sensor used inside Sony A6000 and EOS M100. We are placing E-M10 Mark II camera in our list due to its 5 axis-IS support and advance core specs. A excellent tool under $500.

Olympus M10 II vs. Sony A6000 - High ISO Test

Sony A6000 vs Olympus E-M10 Mark II,  lot of difference present among the Sony A6000 and E-M10 Mark II. The Sony A6000 features APS-C size Hybrid CMOS sensor on the other hand the Olympus E-M10 II have a 4/3 size sensor, we don’t have a doubt that Sony A6000 will going to perform theoretically.

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II vs. Sony A6000 5The Olympus E-M10 showing bit more details compared to A6000 whereas the Sony A6000 show less noise with more flat image, Sony may be implemented a strong noise reduction filter algo. Both camera image is usable upto 6400 only.

Buy Olympus E-M10 Mark II from Amazon | B&H || Buy Sony A6000 from Amazon

Sony A6000 Recommended Lenses

Best mirrorless cameras of 2015

Everyone is aware with word camera which helps to capture beautiful images. Now days mirrorless camera becomes trend for user of camera. As there are few best mirrorless cameras available in market which is mentioned below:

#1 – The Best Mirrorless Camera for its Price

Sony A 6000

A6000 is one of the best camera I have ever used, the camera is a excellent balance of features and price, the A6000 features 24 Megapixel Hybrid APS-C Sensor, the Fast Hybrid AF & 179 Phase-Detect Points works even when you are using 11fps of continuous shooting mode. The camera offers Full HD 1080i/p video recording is supported at both 60 and 24 fps frame rates to produce high resolution movies with a smooth, cinematic look.

Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity enables the a6000 to instantly share imagery to mobile devices for direct sharing online to social networking, via email, and to cloud storage sites. NFC (Near Field Communication) is also supported, which allows for one-touch connection between the camera and compatible mobile devices; no complex set-up is required.

The Good: Image quality, Hybrid AF, Full HD 60FPS, NFC

The Bad: None

Also take a look at —  Sony A6000 Recommended Lenses

 

Buy Sony A6000 at Amazon


#2 Best Mirrorless Camera [If Price Doesn’t Matter]

Sony alpha 7The Sony A7S camera features ultra high sensitive 12MP Fullframe sensor enables you to capture subjects in extreme low-light condition, the camera ISO range can be boosted up to 409600 in still and video mode both, the camera uses electronic and mechanical shutter (both) and give you a shutter range of 30 – 1/8000, the camera can capture up to 5 fps at 12.2 MP for up to 200 frames.

The a7S is able to output uncompressed UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at a 4:2:2 color depth over HDMI to compatible third party recorders, you can also record super slow motion movies, 120 fps is possible at 720p using an approximately APS-C sized center crop of the sensor. 120 fps recording allows for about 5x slow motion when played back in 24p.

Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity enables the a7S help you to share your images and use your camera from a distance with the help of your smart device.

The Good: World best camera for Landscape, Event, Wedding and Night-Life Photography

The Bad: Price

Buy Sony A7S from Amazon and Adorama.


#3 High End APS-C camera with 28 MP sensor, 414 AF points and 4K recording, but limited lenses.

Samsung NX 1The Samsung NX1 is one of the most advance mirrorless APS-C camera the world have ever seen, the camera features a massive resolution of 28 Megapixel by maintaining good shadow details and enhancing low-light performance throughout the camera’s 100 to 51,200 ISO range.

The most advance part of this camera is the Hybrid Autofocus system that utilizes 205 phase and 209 contrast-detection autofocus points to acquire focus quickly and precisely.

The Camera can capture 15 frames per second @ 28 MP by maintaining the Auto Focus. The shutter speed can be bossted upto 1/8000.

The Samsung NX1 allows you to capture 4K Recording at 24 fps, UHD Recording at 30 fps and 1080p Full HD Recording at up to 60 fps.

The camera features advance sharing controls, WiFi and NFC allows you to easily share your files to other remote devices and you can also control your camera with the help of Android or Apple smartphone.

The Good: Best camera in its class / Best high End APS-C camera

The Bad: Limited amount of lenses available

Buy Samsung NX1 from Amazon || B&H


Best M4/3 camera till date
Olympus OMDOlympus E-M5 Mark II uses a 16-megapixel High-Speed Live MOS Sensor and Olympus’ TruePic VII image-processing engine, camera’s sensor allows for a maximum ISO of 25,600. The other most important feature is the 40MP High Res Shot can be generated via this camera with the help of newly implemented sensor shift image capature technology, but keep in mind that the camera need tripod while taking 40MP Stills.

The camera features contrast detect system, so contrast based system is active either you are shooting still images or recording videos.

The other most important feature 5-axis image stabilization, the ultra-sensitive 5-axis VCM (voice coil motor) employs updated gyro sensors for a full 5 exposure steps of compensation.

Other features include interactive, high-resolution and high-magnification electronic viewfinder. 3″ touch-screen LCD monitor, with variable angle positioning. Built-in Wi-Fi for instant connectivity.

The good: Best M4/3 camera  till date for still shooters.

The Bad: Small M4/3 sensor

Buy it from Amazon || B&H Store

Sony A6000 Recommended Lenses

Sony-A6000-image

We have selected some of the best lenses available for APS-C sensor based mirrorless camera, the Sony A600 is announced by Sony in Feb , 12 2014 and now available in Stock are Major online retailers such as Amazon and B&H

Sony A6000 Recommended Lenses

The 16-50mm power zoom lens is available with the Camera body (with A6000 and A5000), hence we didn’t mentioned that Lens.

Recommended Lenses for Sony A6000

Best All-Rounder

Sony-18-200mm-E-Mount-image

Sony 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 E-Mount Lens
The 18-200mm lens covers a very long range, the lens focuses fast and Image stabilization works very well, the lens is very compact and light weight, highly recommended for those who want a perfect travel lens.
Buy from Amazon | AmazonUK


Wide angle

Sony-20mm

Sony 20mm F 2.8 – Best Wide-angle Prime Lens
This lens is bit better than 16mm lens in terms of optical quality, we recommend you to buy this lens if you are a street shooter.
Buy from Amazon | Amazon UK


Zoom

Sony-E-55-210mm-image

Sony E 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 – Best Zoom Lens for Sony A5000 and Sony A6000
Best Zoom Lens and much lighter and faster than SONY SEL18200 E-mount, + the lens is Cheaper, the price is reasonable.
Buy Sony E 55-210mm Lens from Amazon | Amazon UK


Portrait

Sony-50mm-image

Sony 50mm f/1.8 – Best Portrait Lens for Sony A5000 and Sony A6000
Best portrait lens for Sony A6000, the lens does very quick and Silent AF, images are very sharp and bokeh is creamy, also recommended for video recording purpose.
Buy from Amazon | Amazon UK


Macro

Sony-30mm-macro

Sony 30mm f/3.5 e-mount Macro Lens – Best Macro Lens for Sony A5000 and Sony A6000
The Lens is lightweight and captures very sharp images, made with High-quality aluminum alloy for maximum durability, highly recommended for macro shooting.
Buy this Lens from Amazon | Amazon UK


 

Sony A6000 vs Sony A5000

Sony-A6000-and-A5000-Lenses

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

core-difference-between-A60

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 A6000 announced - Press Release, Full Specification and Sample Videos

Sony-A6000-front-image

Sony NEX 6 Successor announced today, the camera comes with a features a 24MP CMOS sensor with phase AF pixels withing the sensor and latest Bionz X image processor, with the help of newly developed AF system and new processor the AF speed is significantly improved compared toNEX6 or NEX 7, on the Rear side we have a hybrid viewfinder that covers 92% of the frame with phase AF points.

The camera available in silver or black color for $650 body only, – Buy from Amazon B&H
and you have to pay $800 when you buy 16-50 F3.5-5.6 power zoom lens. – Buy from Amazon B&H

New Mirrorless Camera Features Impressive AF, 24 MP APS-C Sensor, BIONZ® X Processor, OLED Tru-Finder™ and more

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 11, 2014 – Sony Electronics’ new α6000 camera pushes the limits of mirrorless camera innovation, boasting the world’s fastest AF performance1 at just 0.06 seconds.

The speedy new camera (model ILCE-6000) is also equipped with a high-resolution 24.3 MP image sensor and powerful BIONZ X processor. This powerful combination of features ensures that still images, full HD videos and all fleeting moments are captured in sharp focus and incredible detail.

“With the world’s fastest autofocus system1, the ability to capture a blazing 11 frames per second and a 24.3 MP sensor, the new α6000 rivals even the best DSLRs in the market today in terms of performance, and does this in half of the size and weight at an extremely attractive price point,” said Neal Manowitz, director of the alpha interchangeable lens camera division at Sony.  “It’s an ideal choice for photo enthusiasts eager to ‘go light’ and take their photography to the next level.”
Mike Fasulo, President and COO of Sony Electronics, added “The new α6000 camera is simply the latest in a recent line of awe-inspiring product introductions from our digital imaging group – one of the key pillars of our core electronics business.   As a leader in the imaging industry, we’re continuing to push the limits of innovation, offering products and experiences that only Sony can deliver.”

New ultra-fast AF system
Even quicker than most professional DSLRs, the phenomenal autofocus speed of the α6000 camera is powered by Sony’s advanced Hybrid AF system.  The new model features a focal plane phase-detection AF sensor with an extremely wide autofocus coverage area – 179 focal points– that is teamed with high-precision contrast-detection AF.  This potent combination allows the camera to accurately track and respond to a subject moving through nearly the entire frame, and to shoot at an eye-popping speed of up to 11 frames per second with continuous autofocus.  It’s an unprecedented combination of speed and frame coverage in today’s market.

Design and Controls
The new camera’s clear, bright OLED Tru-Finder lets you see a live preview of all setting adjustments before the shot is taken, so what you see is exactly what you get.  Conveniently placed mode and control dials on top of the camera give easy access to commonly used settings.  Additionally, a ‘Function’ button and two additional customizable buttons give quick access to any one of 47 assignable functions.  There’s also a built-in flash for extra flexibility in any shooting situation.

Wi-Fi® and PlayMemories™
The α6000 camera has built-in Wi-Fi, giving consumers one-touch connection with Xperia® or NFC-compatible Android™ smartphones or tablets for instant image transfer and sharing2.  A single touch also activates Smart Remote Control, linking the camera with a smartphone or tablet for a live image preview, to fire the shutter from a distance and to review shots instantly.

For devices without NFC one-touch capabilities, users can wirelessly transfer images and videos and activate Smart Remote Control through Sony’s free PlayMemories Mobile™ application, available for the iOS and Android platforms.
The camera is also compatible with downloadable Sony PlayMemories Camera Apps, adding a range of exciting and creative capabilities.  Currently there are a total of 10 different applications available with several others to be released this spring.

Learn more at www.sony.net/pmca .

Pricing and Availability
The Sony α6000 compact interchangeable lens camera will be available in April 2014 in black and silver in a kit with a compact, versatile 16-50mm motorized zoom lens (model SELP1650) for about $800.   It will also be offered separately as a body for about $650.

Sony has also announced the price of its previously announced full frame E-mount 70-200mm F4 G OSS telephoto zoom lens (model SEL70200G).   This lens will be available in March for about $1500.

The new camera and all compatible lenses and accessories will be available at Sony retail stores (www.store.sony.com) and other authorized dealers nationwide.

Sony α Lenses Assortment
The α6000 camera is compatible with Sony’s ever-growing assortment of E-mount interchangeable lenses, and uses the same Sony E-mount as the α3000, α5000 and acclaimed α7 and α7R models, as well as all the previous α ‘NEX’ cameras.  All Sony ‘FE’ and ‘E’ lenses are compatible with all E-mount cameras.

Outlined below, the E-mount family now includes 20 different models with several premium models from Carl Zeiss® and G Series Lenses:

  • E 16mm F2.8
  • E 20mm F2.8
  • E 35mm F1.8 OSS
  • E 50mm F1.8 OSS
  • E 30mm F3.5 Macro
  • E 24mm F1.8 ZEISS
  • E 10-18mm F4 OSS
  • E PZ 16-50mm F3.5 – F5.6 OSS
  • E 18-55mm F3.5 – F5.6 OSS
  • E 18-200mm F3.5 – F6.3 OSS
  • E 18-200mm F3.5 – F6.3 OSS LE
  • E PZ 18-200mm F3.5 – F5.6 OSS
  • E 55-210mm F4.5 – F6.3 OSS
  • E PZ 18-105mm F4 G OSS
  • E 16-70mm F4 ZEISS OSS
  • FE 28-70mm F3.5 – 5.6 OSS
  • FE 35mm F2.8 ZEISS
  • FE 55mm F1.8 ZEISS
  • FE 24-70mm F4 ZEISS OSS
  • FE 70-200mm F4 G OSS

1. Amongst interchangeable-lens digital cameras equipped with an APS-C image sensor as of February 12, 2014. Determined with internal measurement method with E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens mounted, Pre-AF off and viewfinder in use.

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