Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Sony Digital Cameras

1. Sony ILCE6000L/S Sony Digital Camera

Sony ILCE6000L/S First Impressions

"I LOVE that feature."

Every movement is so smooth, the slow motion really impressive. Something I never realized I needed till I had it. Best Sony Digital Camera on the market right now. Extra batteries are very handy. The flash feels lighter than my Andoer flash for my other camera.

  • Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50 mm Lens 24.3MP (Silver)
  • 24 MP APS-C CMOS sensor and Focus Sensitivity Range :EV 0 to EV 20 (at ISO 100 equivalent with F28 lens attached)
  • Operating temperature:32-104°F / 0-40°C.ISO 100-25600 (expandable to 51200)
  • Hybrid AF with 179-point focal plane phase-detection and 25 contrast detect points. Clear Image Zoom- Approx. 2x. Smart zoom (Still Image)- M: Approx. 1.4x, S: Approx. 2x.Digital zoom (Still Image)- L: Approx. 4x, M: Approx. 5.7x, S: Approx. 8x. L:Approx. 4x;M:Approx. 5.7x;S:Approx. 8x. Digital zoom (Movie)- Approx. 4x
  • Up to 11 FPS continuous shooting. Flash Compatibility: Sony α System Flash compatible with Multi Interface Shoe, attach the shoe adapter for flash compatible with Auto-lock accessory shoe
  • 3-inch tilting LCD with 921,000 dotsLCD Display:Graphic Display, Display All Info, No Disp Info, Histogram, Shooting information for viewfinder mode
  • In-the-box: Rechargeable Battery (NP-FW50), Shoulder strap, Eyepiece cup, Micro USB cable
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony ILCE6000L/S
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Sony ILCE6000L/S Final Thoughts

"LOVE THE SET!"

There's just so much more to say about the Sony ILCE6000L/S. It's not great but it will get you started for sure. It came with all the products it describes. This is very comfortable, especially during long shoots. The Sony ILCE6000L/S is by far my favorite camera since the Nikon D700.

Overall Score
4.5


(1889 Points)

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2. Sony ILCE6000L/H Sony Digital Camera

Sony ILCE6000L/H First Impressions

"It's the lenses."

Camera takes beautiful pictures. Extra batteries are very handy. And I wish the Sony lenses were a bit cheaper. The Sony ILCE6000L/H is a great light weight mirrorless camera. Normally I couldn't care less.

  • Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Lens, Graphite (ILCE-6000L/H)
  • Ultra fast auto focus with 179 AF points and Focus Sensitivity Range :EV 0 to EV 20 (at ISO 100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)
  • Compact and lightweight Mirror less camera for everyday use.Compatible OS- Windows Vista SP2-8, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Mac OS X (v10.6-v10.9)
  • Capture Life in high resolution with 24MP APS-C sensor
  • Easy and intuitive controls help you shoot Like a Pro
  • Smartphone remote control and sharing via NFC and Wi-Fi
  • OLED electronic viewfinder with 100% coverage and 1.4 million dots
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Sony ILCE6000L/H Final Thoughts

"Are nice additions."

The digital age is here time for RF lenses. So, when Sony ILCE6000L/H came, I purchased it immediately. I've added some sample photos taken with this camera and a 50mm f1. Especially for astrophotography. It is getting plenty of use taking pictures of our new little one.

Overall Score
4.5


(1889 Points)

3. Sony ILCE6000Y/B Sony Digital Camera

Sony ILCE6000Y/B First Impressions

"Hands down."

The digital age is here time for RF lenses. The grip is excellent for medium and large hands. Let me talk about them briefly. My husband and I love the Sony ILCE6000Y/B so much. Even with the lens, battery and SD card, it weighs very little.

  • Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera w/ 16-50mm and 55-210mm Power Zoom Lenses
  • Amazing quality in half the size & weight of conventional DSLRs, World's fastest auto focus6 at 0.06 seconds and 179 AF points, Shoot 11 frames per second so you never miss any of the action.
  • Capture life in high resolution and in low light with 24MP APS-C sensor and 2 lenses provide the tools you'll need to start shooting immediately, Instant sharing via smartphone with Wi-Fi and NFC.
  • What you see is what you get with built-in OLED viewfinder, Easy and intuitive controls help you shoot like a pro, Record Full HD 1080/24/60P video, Convenient features and intuitive controls help you shoot like a pro.
  • Monitor Type: 7.5 cm (3.0-type) wide type TFT. Focus Type- Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF). AF Illuminator range-Approx. 0.3 – approx. 3.0 m (with E PZ 16-50 mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached). Flash Range : 16 mm (focal length printed on the lens body)
  • In the Box: AC adapter (AC-UB10), Eyepiece cup, Lens cap, Lens hood, Lens rear cap, Micro USB cable, Rechargeable battery pack (NP-FW50), SEL55210, SELP1650, Shoulder strap.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony ILCE6000Y/B
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Sony ILCE6000Y/B Final Thoughts

"Great deal."

I chose to shoot most outdoor shots with an aperture of + or - f/5. That being said I just love to travel and taking pics as a hobby. I'm also really enjoying the Sony film simulation. Even with the lens, battery and SD card, it weighs very little. Right now, this is the best of the breed.

Overall Score
4.5


(1889 Points)

4. Sony ILCE6000L/B Sony Digital Camera

Sony ILCE6000L/B First Impressions

"Don't care for format."

The Sony ILCE6000L/B is an awesome camera as most already know. The Sony ILCE6000L/B is a great light weight mirrorless camera. A shame since the video quality is very good. I expect features to improve and prices to fall. I doubled down and ordered a second body.

  • Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera 24.3MP SLR Camera with 3.0-Inch LCD (Black) w/16-50mm Power Zoom Lens
  • 24 MP APS C CMOS sensor and Focus Sensitivity Range: EV 0 to EV 20 (at ISO 100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)
  • ISO 100 25600 (expandable to 51200). Lens compatibility: Sony E mount lenses
  • Hybrid AF with 179 point focal plane phase detection and 25 contrast detect points
  • Up to 11 FPS continuous shooting. Battery Life (Still Images): Up to 360 shots.Metering Type:1200-zone evaluative metering
  • 3 inch tilting LCD with 921,000 dots.Viewfinder Type: 0.39 in type electronic viewfinder (color)
  • In the box: Rechargeable Battery NP FW50; Shoulder strap; Eyepiece cup; Micro USB cable
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony ILCE6000L/B
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Sony ILCE6000L/B Final Thoughts

"Fast shipping!"

I can't recommend the Sony ILCE6000L/B enough. Low Light video is very well done. I doubled down and ordered a second body. Users need to be open-minded and find new ways to use the Sony ILCE6000L/B. A small upgrade compared to my trusty little X-T20.

Overall Score
4.5


(1889 Points)

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5. Sony Sony Digital Camera

Sony First Impressions

"It's great."

Wonderful color, clarity and detail. Every movement is so smooth, the slow motion really impressive. Low light seems to be better than the GH4 or G7. It has the best image quality of any Sony Digital Camera I have ever owned. The Sony phase and contrast system has it beat.

  • Sony Alpha a6000 Interchangeable Lens Camera (Body) with 55-210mm Sony E-Mount Lens
  • Sony Alpha a6000 Interchangeable Lens Camera - Body only
  • Sony E 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 Lens for Sony E-Mount Cameras (Black)
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Sony Final Thoughts

"Sony Lover."

Right now, this is the best of the breed. Hope this helps you decide on your next Sony Digital Camera! I still can tolerate that by just working on selected photos. But white balance flips out often. Button feeling and placement is great.

Overall Score
4.5


(1889 Points)

6. Sony ILCE6000/B Sony Digital Camera

Sony ILCE6000/B First Impressions

"Awesome package!"

Low Light video is very well done. So having a backup battery is what I would consider a must. Right now, this is the best of the breed. That being said I just love to travel and taking pics as a hobby. Camera takes beautiful pictures.

  • Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera 24.3 MP SLR Camera with 3.0-Inch LCD - Body Only (Black)
  • 24 MP APS-C CMOS sensor ISO 100-25600 and Focus Sensitivity Range: EV 0 to EV 20 (at ISO 100 equivalent with F28 lens attached)
  • Operating temperature: 32-104°F / 0-40°C.Hybrid AF with 179-point focal plane phase-detection and 25 contrast detect points Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC
  • Up to 11 FPS continuous shooting, Compatible OS:Windows Vista SP2-8, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 81, Mac OS X (v106-v109)
  • 3-inch tilting LCD with 921,000 dots compatible with Sony E Mount lenses
  • OLED electronic viewfinder with 100% coverage and 14 million dots
  • SD/SDHC/SDXC and Memory Stick Pro Duo, Pro-HG Duo memory
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony ILCE6000/B
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Sony ILCE6000/B Final Thoughts

"Hope this review helps!"

And I wish the Sony lenses were a bit cheaper. Overall, I am very satisfied and glad I made the switch. That's why I replaced the stock lens caps with Sony equivalents. I'm also really enjoying the Sony film simulation. Especially for astrophotography.

Overall Score
4.5


(1889 Points)

7. Sony Sony Digital Camera

Sony First Impressions

"I am not disappointed."

My husband and I love the Sony so much. In August I sold my last DSLR and moved to the Sony . The Sony was with me at all times. A small upgrade compared to my trusty little X-T20. I was able to get some great shots of my dog running full speed.

  • Sony Alpha a6000 Silver Interchangeable Lens Camera with 16-50mm and 55-210mm Sony E-Mount Lenses
  • Sony Alpha a6000 Interchangeable Lens Camera - Body only (Silver)
  • Sony E 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 Lens for Sony E-Mount Cameras (Black)
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Sony Final Thoughts

"Awesome love it."

Best Sony Digital Camera on the market right now. Everything about the Sony is amazing. But I like to see a Sony GM lenses. Portability of this camera is wonderful. I'm also really enjoying the Sony film simulation.

Overall Score
4.5


(1889 Points)

8. Sony Sony Digital Camera

Sony First Impressions

"It simply works."

The case is great to store the accessories in too. Prompt delivery and everything in good shape. I doubled down and ordered a second body. But for me it is the low light improvements. Extra batteries are very handy.

  • Sony Alpha a6000 Silver Interchangeable Lens Camera (Body) with 55-210mm Sony E-Mount Lens
  • Sony Alpha a6000 Interchangeable Lens Camera - Body only (Silver)
  • Sony E 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 Lens for Sony E-Mount Cameras (Black)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony
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Sony Final Thoughts

"It's the lenses."

I doubled down and ordered a second body. Dynamic range on this camera is also very impressive. So, when Sony came, I purchased it immediately. This is very comfortable, especially during long shoots. The availability of the control dials makes a huge difference.

Overall Score
4.5


(1889 Points)

9. Sony Sony Digital Camera

Sony First Impressions

"It simply works."

I works flawlessly with my Sony lenses. This review will focus on the components/items in the bundle. Love the screen. Portability of this camera is wonderful. I'm also really enjoying the Sony film simulation.

  • Sony Mirrorless Digital Camera w/ 16-50mm and 55-210mm Power Zoom Lenses with 32GB Ultra Class 10 SDHC UHS-I Memory Card and Soft Carrying Case
  • Amazing quality in half the size & weight of conventional DSLRs, World's fastest auto focus6 at 0.06 seconds and 179 AF points, Shoot 11 frames per second so you never miss any of the action.
  • Capture life in high resolution and in low light with 24MP APS-C sensor and 2 lenses provide the tools you'll need to start shooting immediately, Instant sharing via smartphone with Wi-Fi and NFC.
  • Great for compact-to-mid range point-and-shoot digital cameras and camcorders
  • Twice As Fast As Ordinary SDHC Cards, Allowing You To Take Pictures And Transfer Files Quickly
  • Designed for Handycam camcorders, Cyber-shot cameras, and Alpha NEX cameras.
  • Stylish soft-sided case provides extra protection
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Sony Final Thoughts

"Highly recommend."

Prompt delivery and everything in good shape. Extra batteries are very handy. A shame since the video quality is very good. Best Sony Digital Camera on the market right now. I have used the camera for some time now.

Overall Score
4.5


(1889 Points)

10. Sony Sony Digital Camera

Sony First Impressions

"But alas no."

Been using the Sony for about 2 weeks now with no issues. Overall, its a great deal, with the body and lenses alone. But, for the cost this thing is incredible. And I wish the Sony lenses were a bit cheaper. Low Light video is very well done.

  • Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera w/ 16-50mm and 55-210mm Power Zoom Lens
  • Kindly refer the User Manual PDF for the trouble shooting steps to be followed.
  • Focus Sensitivity Range : EV 0 to EV 20 (at ISO 100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony
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Sony Final Thoughts

"I love is Sony Digital Camera."

It is easy to use and the picture quality is out awesome. The availability of the control dials makes a huge difference. And, the EVF stayed in my bag nearly the entire trip. I will be upgrading to a better lens when finances allow. But for me it is the low light improvements.

Overall Score
4.5


(1889 Points)

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