6
This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.

First Look: Check out the Sony A6000, the latest addition to Sony's interchangeable lens compact range

About Video Transcript

First Look: Check out the Sony A6000, the latest addition to Sony's interchangeable lens compact range

1:27 /

The Sony A6000 is the latest addition to Sony's range of interchangeable lens compact cameras, boasting a 24.3-megapixel sensor, lightning-fast autofocus and the latest Sony image processors. Hit play to check out our hands-on video.

I'm Andrew Hall for CNET, and I'm here taking a look at the Sony Alpha 6000. It's the latest edition to Sony's popular range of interchangeable lens compact cameras. It replaces the older NEX-6 camera sitting in the middle of the range for those of you wanting to take your photography just a little bit more seriously. It's physically fairly small. You definitely won't be able to get it into your jeans, but you won't struggle to get it into a bag. It's got a host of dials and wheels on the outside giving DSLR-like manual control. And the back as well, you see, you've got a tiltable LCD, there's an OLED viewfinder, and we got a hotshoe on top for you to put on a flash if the built-in flash doesn't quite do the job. The heart of the camera is a 24.3-megapixel Exmor-R sensor backed up by Sony's latest Bionz X processor. Now Sony reckons that it gives more detailed shots with lower image noise. Sony also claims it has a lightning fast autofocus, so hopefully, you won't miss any crucial moments. Like most of Sony's range of cameras, it also has NFC pairing, Wi-Fi, and access to Sony's PlayMemories app letting you do things like time lapse photography and adding various image effects. If you're after a portable camera to help take your holiday snaps to the next level, the a6000 could be a good option to consider when it goes on sale in March. I'm Andrew Hall for CNET and this is the Sony Alpha 6000.

New releases

The Renault Megane 275 Trophy is a Lord of the Ring
8:56 November 27, 2014
When someone dared to take the FWD lap record at the Nürburgring away from Renault, the Frenchmen fought back The result is the Megane...
Play video
How the Samsung Galaxy Note got its pen in CNET UK podcast 412
20:16 November 27, 2014
The Samsung Galaxy Note almost came with a toothpick, we're going back to Jurassic World, and BT has its sights on O2 -- or maybe...
Play video
Apple looks to Virtual Reality
4:55 November 26, 2014
Apple is pursuing virtual reality harder than it ever has before. The iPhone 6 can play 4K video, and the best Black Friday deals for...
Play video
Olympus E-PL7's mainstream appeal
2:24 November 26, 2014
A good interchangeable-lens series for budding enthusiasts gets better.
Play video
Tomorrow Daily 093: Underwater cities, MST3K's new website, robot security guards and more
23:17 November 26, 2014
On today's show, we discuss a Japanese design firm's plans for a futuristic underwater city, the newest way to watch your favorite...
Play video
Sparing no expense, 'Jurassic World' features Gear smartwatch
2:56 November 26, 2014
Samsung products find a way into the latest "Jurassic Park" movie, Amazon launches Local Services, and Twitter tests coupon offers...
Play video
Tablet tips for traveling with kids
2:47 November 26, 2014
Learn how to use the tech you already have to entertain your kids during a long trip.
Play video
Razor scooters drive electric
1:54 November 26, 2014
Razor's small E100 and larger E300 electric scooters make for a fun ride, but don't expect much in the way of features.
Play video