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Sony Alpha NEX-6 w/ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Retractable Zoom Lens

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    Manufacturer # NEX6L/B

    Our Stock # SYNEX6B

    • Built around a 16.1 megapixel Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor and Bionz™ image processing engine

    • 0.5” electronic viewfinder with 2359,296 dots resolution

    • Full HD video mode with variable frame rates and stereo built-in microphones

    • RAW+JPEG

    • 3” LCD TFT monitor with 9621,600 dots resolution

    • 10 fps continuous shooting speed

    • Fast hybrid AF system combining phase detection and contrast detection

    • Comes bundled with the 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Retractable Zoom Lens having a 35mm formal equivalent optical range of 24-75mm

     Sony Alpha NEX-6 w/ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Retractable Zoom Lens

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    Alpha NEX-6 w/ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Retractable Zoom Lens is your ideal everyday photography partner with its Exmor™ 16.1 megapixel APS HD CMOS sensor and Bionz™ image processing engine. The camera has a fast continuous shooting speed of 10 fps, full HD video capability, a hybrid AF system that combines both phase detection (for faster AF lock) and contrast detection (for better accuracy) and other features to appeal to its target users.

    Advanced Features

    Face Detection :

    On/On (Regist. Faces)/Off, Face Selection (maximum 8 detectables)

    Smile Shutter™ technology :

    Smile shutter (selectable from 3 steps)

    Tracking Focus :

    Yes (object tracking)

    Advanced User Interface :

    Easy-to-understand Graphic Display and on-screen Help Guide User-friendly function menu

    Anti Motion Blur :

    6-image layering

    Auto High Dynamic Range :

    Yes, (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1.0-6.0 EV at 1.0 EV step), off)

    Shooting Tips :


    Sweep Panorama :

    Horizontal (Wide/Standard), Vertical (Wide/Standard)

    Convenience Features

    Self Timer :

    Yes (10/2 sec delay/Off selectable)

    Still Image Playback Options :

    Single, 6/12-frame index view, Enlarged display mode, Panorama (Standard), Panorama (Wide): 34x), Auto Review, Image orientation, Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Folder selection, Delete, Protect

    Video Playback Options :



    Flash Compensation :

    +/- 2.0EV (1/3EV steps)

    Flash Coverage :

    FOV coverage up to 16 mm (in the focal length)

    Flash Modes :

    Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear sync., Slow sync., Rear Sync., Flash Off, Wireless (with external flash sold seperately)

    Flash Type :

    Built-in flash. Sony ? System Flash (Compatible with Multi Interface Shoe and Auto-lock accessory shoe with the adaptor(ADP-MAA(Sold separately)))

    Guide Number :

    6 (in meters at ISO 100 equivalent)

    Recycling Time :

    Approx. 4 sec.

    Imaging Sensor

    Imaging Sensor :

    Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor (23.5 X 15.6mm)

    Processor :

    BIONZ™ image processor

    Anti Dust :

    Charge protection coating on Optical Filter and ultrasonic vibration mechanism

    Pixel Gross :

    Approx. 16.7 megapixels

    Effective Picture Resolution :

    Approx. 16.1 megapixels

    Focal Length Conversion Factor :


    Color Filter System :

    RGB primary color filters

    Lens compensation

    Lens compensation :

    Peripheral Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion


    Battery Type :

    InfoLITHIUM® NP-FW50 (7.2V)

    Number of Still Images :

    Approx. 270 images (Viewfinder), Approx. 360 images(LCD screen) (CIPA standard)

    Power Consumption (in Operation) :

    Still images:approx. 2.5W(w/ E PZ16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached), Movies:approx.3.9W(w/ E 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached))

    Power Consumption (in View Finder Operation) :

    Still images: approx. 3.3W(with E PZ16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached), Movies: approx.4.1W(with E 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached))


    Operating System Compatibility :

    Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Mac OS X (v10.3-10.8)


    PlayMemories Camera Apps :


    Send to Computer :


    View on Smartphone :


    View on TV :


    Auto Portrait Framing

    Still images :


    Drive System

    Burst Buffer :

    When used with SD (UHS-I compliant) memory card Continuous shooting Hi: Extra FINE 15, FINE 24, STD 29, RAW 15, RAW+JPEG 12 Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE (8 fps): Extra FINE 20, FINE 28, STD 31, RAW 19, RAW+JPEG 18 Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE (10 fps): Extra FINE 20, FINE 26, STD 28 When used with Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo Continuous shooting Hi: Extra FINE 14, FINE 18, STD 20, RAW 13, RAW+JPEG 11 Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE (8 fps): Extra FINE 17, FINE 20, STD 24, RAW 17, RAW+JPEG 16 Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE (10 fps): Extra FINE 18, FINE 22, STD 24

    Continuous Shooting Speed :

    Continuous mode: max. 3 fps Speed Priority Continuous Shooting: max. 10 fps

    Drive Mode :

    Single-shot, Continuous shooting, Speed Priority continuous shooting, Self-timer (10/2s delay selectable), Self-timer (10/2s delay 3/5 exposures selectable), Bracketing, Remote Cdr

    Flash Sync Speed :

    1/160 s

    Self-timer :

    2s or 10s delay (single, continuous 3 or 5 frames)

    Shutter Speeds :

    Still images: 1/4000 to 30s (Bulb). Movies: 1/4000 to 1/4 (1/3 steps) up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto slow shutter)

    Shutter Type :

    Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type

    Focus Control

    Focus System :

    Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF) with "Exmor" APS HD CMOS sensor

    Focus Points :

    99 points (phase-detection AF), 25 points (contrast-detection AF)

    AF Modes :

    AF-S: Single-shot AF, AF-C: Continuous AF

    Focus Area :

    Multi Point (99 points(phase-detection AF), 25 points(contrast-AF)), Center-weighted, Flexible Spot

    Focus Sensitivity :

    0 EV to +20 EV (at ISO100 conversion with F2.8 lens attached)

    Manual Focus Assist :

    Yes MF assist (4.8x, 9.6x)

    Focus Features :

    Predictive control, Focus lock, Eye-Start AF (with LA-EA2(Sold separately)

    AF Illuminator :

    Built-in, LED type (with a range of approx. 0.3-3.0m (with E PZ16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS attached))


    Multi Interface Shoe :


    Accessory Shoe :

    Yes (with the adaptor ADP-MAA(Sold separately)). Features Multi Interface Shoe.

    BRAVIA® Sync™ :

    Yes, via HDMI with compatible BRAVIA HDTV

    HD Output :

    HDMI® (TypeC mini), BRAVIA Sync, Photo TV HD

    Memory Card Slot :

    Dual slot: Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™/PRO-HG HX Duo™ media – SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card

    PhotoTV HD :


    USB Port(s) :

    USB2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage, MTP)


    Lens Type :

    E-mount 16-50mm F3.5-5.6

    Lens Mount Type :

    Sony E-mount lenses

    Aperture (Max.) :


    Aperture (Min.) :


    Digital Zoom :

    Approx. 4x (still images and movie) Smart Zoom (M: approx. 1.4x, S:approx. 2x)

    Smart Zoom® Technology :

    M: approx. 1.4x, S:approx. 2x

    Focal Length (35mm equivalent) :

    24mm-75mm (35mm equivalent)

    Filter Diameter :


    Lens Groups-Elements :

    8 groups, 9 elements (4 aspheric surfaces)

    Minimum Focus Distance :

    9.8" (0.25m)

    Angle of View :

    83o - 32o

    Aperture Blade :

    7 blades (Circular aperture)

    Aspheric Elements :

    (4 aspheric surfaces)

    Dimensions (Max. Diameter x Length) :

    2-5/8" x 1-13/16 (64.7 x 29.9mm)

    Distance Encoder :


    Exterior Finish :


    Internal Motor :

    Yes (Stepping motor)

    Lens Weight :

    4.1 oz (116g)

    Maximum Magnification :


    Steady Shot Mode:Active :

    Lens-based Image Stabilization (OSS)


    Media Type :

    Memory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™, SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card

    Color Space :

    sRGB, AdobeRGB

    Still Image Mode :

    JPEG (Standard, Fine), RAW, RAW+JPEG

    Still Image Size 16:9 :

    L: 4912 x 2760 (14M), M: 3568 x 2000 (7.1M), S: 2448 x 1376 (3.4M)

    Still Image Size 3:2 :

    L: 4912 x 3264 (16M),M: 3568 x 2368 (8.4M),S: 2448 x 1624 (4M)

    Panorama Still Image Size :

    Horizontal Wide: 12,416 x 1,856 (23M), Vertical : 5,536 x 2,160 (12M), Horizontal Std: 8,192 x 1,856 (15M), Vertical Std: 3,872 x 2,160 (8.4M)

    Video Format :

    AVCHD Ver. 2.0 (Progressive), AVCHD, MP4

    Video Mode :

    AVCHD: PS - 1920 x 1080/60p@28Mbps FX - 1920 x 1080/60i@24Mbps FH - 1920 x 1080/60i@17Mbps FX - 1920 x 1080/24p@24Mbps FH - 1920 x 1080/24p@17Mbps MP4: HD - 1440 x 1080/ 30fps@12Mbps VGA - 640 x 480/ 30fps@3Mbps

    Audio Format : Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, 2ch

    Microphone/Speaker :

    Built-in stereo microphones / Built-in, monaural speaker (volume settings in 8 steps between 0 and 7)

    Still Image File Format :

    JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)


    Type :

    1.3 cm (0.5 type) Electronic viewfinder. 2,359,296 dots. Approx. 23mm from the eyepiece, 21mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1(diopter). Display: Basic info, levels, histogram. Brightness control: Auto, Manual (3 steps between -1 and 1)

    Diopter Adjustment : -4m-1 to +1.0m-1 (diopter)

    Field of View :

    100% coverage


    Lens Compatibility :

    Sony E-mount lenses

    Camera Type :

    Sony E-mount interchangeable lens digital camera with built-in flash

    Lens Mount Type :

    Sony E-mount

    Exposure System

    Picture Effect(s) :

    11 types (15 variations): Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R,G,B,Y), High Contrast Mono, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Mono, Miniature

    Auto Exposure Lock :

    AE is locked when the shutter button is half pressed (ON/OFF is available in MENU)

    Creative Style :

    Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, B/W (Contrast (-3 to +3steps), Saturation(-3 to +3steps), Sharpness(-3 to +3steps))

    Exposure Bracketing :

    With 1/3, 2/3, 1, 2, 3EV increments, 3 frames

    Exposure Compensation :

    Still images: +/- 3.0EV (1/3EV steps), Movies: +/- 2.0EV (1/3EV steps)

    Exposure Settings :

    iAUTO, Superior Auto, Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Sweep Panorama, Scene Selection

    ISO :

    Still images: Auto (ISO 100-3200), Selectable (ISO 100-25600) Movies: Auto (ISO 100-3200), Selectable (ISO 100-6400)

    Metering :

    1200-zone evaluative metering

    Metering Modes :

    Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot

    Metering Sensitivity :

    0EV-20EV, (at ISO 100 equivalent with F2.8 lens)

    Noise Reduction :

    Long Exposure NR: (On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 second) High ISO NR: (High/Normal/Low)

    Scene Mode(s) :

    Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night View, Handheld Twilight, Anti Motion Blur

    White Balance Mode :

    Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, C.Tem (2500 to 9900K), C.Filter (G7 to M7,A7 to B7), Custom

    Focus system

    AF micro adjustment :

    Yes, with LA-EA2 (sold separately)

    LCD Display

    LCD Type :

    3.0" (7.5cm) wide type TFT (921,600 dots)

    Angle Adjustment :

    Up: Approx. 90 degrees, Down: Approx. 45 degrees

    Brightness Control :

    Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather mode

    Real-time image adjustment display :


    Peaking :

    Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, Color: White/Red/Yellow)

    Customization :

    Graphic display/Display all info/Big font size display/No display info/Levels/Histogram/Viewfinder

    Other Features

    Help guide :


    Area Setting :


    Clock Function,Setting :


    Eye-Fi ready :


    Shop Front Mode :



    Electronic Front Curtain Shutter :

    Yes (On/Off)

    Weights and Measurements

    Dimensions (Approx.) :

    Approx. 4 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 1 1/16" (119.9 x 66.9 x 42.6mm) (WxHxD)

    Weight (Approx.) :

    Approx. 10.1 oz (287g) (excl battery & media) Approx. 12.2 oz (345g) (w/battery & media)

    • 16-50mm SELP-1650 E-mount Power Zoom Lens

    • Shoulder strap

    • Micro USB cable

    • NP-FW50 rechargeable battery

    • Body cap

    • CD-ROM

    • AC-UB10 AC adaptor

    • Eyepiece cup