The Sony A6300 is equipped with an excellent Exmor CMOS image sensor with 24.2MP and a BIONZ X image processor. Combined, these two impressive features work together to deliver beautiful images and video heralding outstanding clarity, texture and sharpness with low noise, while also enabling huge continuous shooting rates and 4K and Full HD video. With a maximum ISO of 51200, the A6300 will respond and perform to a high level in even very low light conditions, whether you’re shooting at an indoor venue or you’re capturing a twinkling splay of stars against a dark night sky.
Whether you’re in nature tracking wildlife in unpredictable conditions or you’re capturing a close-up one-on-one portrait, with 425 focal plane phase-detection AF points you’ll have all the AF points you need to efficiently and accurately focus your shot from edge to edge of the frame. High-density Tracking AF Technology also offers seamless tracking of subjects moving within a frame with impressive precision.
The Sony A6300 flaunts the world's fastest AF speed at 0.05 seconds, thanks to the Fast Hybrid AF’s autofocusing performance combined with the fast and efficient image processing abilities of the image sensor. Whether shooting stills or movies, this speedy Hybrid AF promises outstanding AF and tracking.
The Sony A6300 enables professional-quality 4K video recording in Super 35mm format with full pixel readout and no pixel binning to ensure rich data that promises exceptional, high-resolution video – with the opportunity to take 8MP frame grabs for stills. This feature-packed camera is also capable of producing Full HD 1080p video at up to 120 frames per second and recording 4x or 5x slow-motion movies internally. Whether you’re shooting birthday parties in the backyard or quality video sequences for your YouTube channel or work, the Sony A6300 will deliver pleasing results.
A sturdy body, functional design and customiseable options on the Sony A6300 make it an intuitive and user-friendly option in the range of mirrorless cameras. Key selling points include its magnesium alloy body including dust and moisture seals, tilting three-inch 921.6k-dot LCD, XGA OLED Tru-Finder viewfinder and built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technology. It also boasts a robust lens mount designed to support larger, heavier lenses, as well nine customiseable buttons that can be set to control more than 64 functions.
|Camera Series||Sony Alpha|
|Image Sensor Type / Format||APS-C DX (1.5x Crop Factor, CMOS|
|Pixels||Actual: 25 Megapixel
Effective: 24.2 Megapixel
|Max Resolution||24 MP: 6000 x 4000|
|Other Resolutions||M: 4240 x 2832(12M), S: 3008 x 2000(6.0M)|
|File Formats||Still Images: JPEG, RAW
Movies: AVCHD Ver. 2.0, MP4, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC S
Audio: AAC LC, AC3, Dolby Digital 2ch, Linear PCM (Stereo)
|Focus Type||Auto & Manual|
|Focus Mode||Automatic (A), Continuous-servo AF (C), Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus (M), Single-servo AF (S)|
|Autofocus Points||Phase Detection: 425
Contrast Detection: 169
|Metering Method||Center-Weighted Average Metering, Multi-Zone Metering, Spot Metering|
|Exposure Modes||Modes: Aperture Priority, Auto, Intelligent Auto, Manual, Movie, Program, Scene Selection, Shutter Priority, Superior Auto, Sweep Panorama
Metering Range: EV -2.0 - EV 20.0
Compensation: -5 EV to +5 EV (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps)
|White Balance Modes||Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (Cool White), Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (Daylight), Fluorescent (Warm White), Incandescent, Shade, Underwater|
|ISO Sensitivity||Auto, 100-25600 (Extended Mode: 100-51200)|
|Memory Card Type||SD SDHC SDXC Memory Stick Pro Duo Memory Stick PRO HG-Duo|
|Aspect Ratio||3:2, 16:9|
|Continuous Shooting||Up to 11 fps at 24.2 MP for up to 21 frames in raw format
Up to 11 fps at 24.2 MP for up to 44 frames in JPEG format
Up to 8 fps
Up to 6 fps
Up to 3 fps
|Video Clip Length||Up to 29 Min 59 Sec|
|Audio Recording||Built-in Mic: With Video, Stereo
Optional External Mic: With Video, Stereo
|Display Screen||3" Rear Screen Tilting LCD (921,600)|
|Shutter||Type: Electronic & Mechanical
Speed: 30 - 1/4000 second, Bulb Mode
|Max Sync Speed||1 / 160 seconds|
|External Flash Connection||Hot Shoe, Wireless|
|Self Timer||10 seconds, 5 seconds, 2 seconds|
|Connectivity||1/8" Microphone, HDMI D (Micro), Micro-USB, USB 2.0, WiFi|
|Battery||1x NP-FW50 Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery Pack, 7.2 VDC, 1080 mAh|
|AC Power Adapter||AC-PW20 (Optional)|
|Operating Storage Temperature||Operating 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)|
No, the Sony A6300 does not feature Image Stabilisation technology, but the Premium version of this camera offers a step up – including various added features, including five-axis image stabilisation technology.
The Sony A6500 is a premium version of Sony’s flagship A6300, with a few added features. Highlights of the A6500 model include built-in 5-axis Image Stabilisation, LCD touch functionality, some extra video options and a new front-end LSI chip that allows increased buffer depth.
The Sony A6300 is an E-Mount camera, so the range of Sony E-Mount lenses will be the perfect match for this great mirrorless compact system. This camera can also be used with A-mount lens when used with an A-mount lens adaptor, allowing you even more lenses to choose from. Other third-party adaptors offers extra versatility.
The NP-FW50 rechargeable lithium-ion battery is compatible with this Sony camera. When it comes time to recharge, use the BC-TRW battery charger to power up. Alternatively, you can recharge via a USB connection (you can also use an external battery source such as a mobile battery to power the camera while in use).
You can share your images to mobile devices to upload to social media, email and cloud storage sites quickly and easily using the built-in Wi-Fi connection. NFC is also supported, for one-touch connection with no complex setup. Bluetooth allows location data acquisition. You can also use the camera remotely by using your mobile device to control the shutter – the perfect way to get a selfie or group shot.