Sony a6300 release date review specs compared
(1000 USD 425+169 af points, 24 MP, 4K/UHD video, HD video at 120 fps)
Sony a6300 announcement 3rd of February 2016
It is interesting after the Sony a6000, Sony releasead the Sony a6300. The new Sony a6300 has a 4K video, and faster more sophisticated autofocus system. The price of the camera is 1000 USD without lenses, 1150 USD with the 16-50mm power zoom lens. The camera now has 425 phase detect and 169 contrast detect af points, which covers almost the whole frame. It is a huge increase from the previous models 179/25 points. At first it seems a lot of camera for the money, as the predecessor, more for videographers see the details below.
The video resolution is an UHD 4K (3840 x 2160 pixels). The camera can record HD videos at 120 fps. For the 4K videos the camera uses a 20Mp area (around 6K) which is downsampled to a 4K/UHD format. Clip length is 29min, which is pretty good.
In burst mode the camera now record less images, 21 Raw images, while the predecessor can record 49. The battery life is also shorter 350 shots instead of 420. The camera can record 11 frames per second in burst mode, in live view can record 8 frames. Sony claimed that the af is fully usable during burst mode as well.
The new viewfinder has a slight increase in resolution and has less blackout time. Still no in camera sensor shift stabilization.
The camera has 9 programmable buttons where we can assign 64 different functions.
Sony a6300 specs
The table is not yet totally updated but soon will be updated with green letters see below.
The Sony a6300 camera is announced in February 2016. The predecessor the Sony a6000 is one of the most interesting camera of 2014. Excellent image quality, fast 179 points hybrid autofocus system, small size and weight. In meantime the new Sony a5100 has been released as well.
Sony a6300 main parameters
The below specification are for the a6000 the new datas for the new Sony a6300 see in green.
Strength: Very good overall, very good fast hybrid autofocus system, compact size, very good picture quality below 3200 ISO, pop up electronic viewfinder
Weekness: Short battery life, lacks audio connection, video recording button is not at the best place
Sony Alpha a6300 specs
Sony Alpha a6300
Release date: Probably 2015
Resolution: 24.3 Megapixel same 24 MP resolution sensor but copper wiring for faster readout for video recording and better light gathering capability
Picture size: 5696×4272 Pixel
Other picture sizes
Large, medium, small
ISO range: 100- (25,600) ISO up to 51,200
Shutter speed: 1/4000-30s same with bulb x-synch 1/160s
Dynamic range: 13.1 EV No data yet
Colour depth: 24.1 (very good) No data yet
Dxo high iso score: 1347 (very good Nikon d7000 is 1167) No data yet
Exposure compensation: -5 to +5 EV
Focus points: 179 (Hybrid) – Now much more 425+169
Built in flash: yes
Flash external connection: yes
Lens mount: Sony E
Continuous shooting: 11 fps same 11 fps
No of frames: 49 jpg / 49 Raw files 44 jpg / 21 Raw files
Live view: yes
GPS (usually just geotagging): no
Sensor cleaning: no
Sensor shift in camera stabilizer: No
Sensor format: Aps-C No change
Crop factor: 1.5x No change
Sensor size: 23.5*15.6mm No change
Weight: 285g (10 oz.) 405g 14.3 oz.
Camera Size: 120 x 67 x 45 mm 119 x 66 x 48mm / 4.7 x 2.6 x 1.9″
LCD: 921k dots, size 3″
Flipout LCD: yes Tilting flip up No touchscreen
Touch screen: no No change
Viewfinder size/coverage: 0.70x/100%
Storage slots: 1/sd, sdhc, sdxc card 1 Sdxc card
Battery: 420 shots, NP-FW50 Li-ion (7.2VDC, 1080mAh) 350 shots
Video autofocus: Contrast detection No change
Video sizes: HD 1920×1080/60,24 1440×1080/30 SD 640×480/30 4K/UHD 3840*2160 at 30,25,24 fps HD at 120 fps, XAVC S @ 100Mbs
External mic jack connection: yes
Max length of clips: 29 minutes
Movie format: MP4, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Sony Alpha a6000 other parameters and features
Start up time: unknown
Self timer: 2s, 10s
Sony Alpha a6100 standard accessories
-Micro USB Cable
-NP-FW50 Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Battery (1080mAh)
-AC Adapter AC-UB10
Sony a6300 release date
The Sony a6300 release date is not yet known. Will be updated. Expected in March 2016
Sony a6300 price
The Sony a6300 price is not yet known. Will be updated. The price is 1000 USD body only, 1150 USD with the 16-50 power zoom lens.