Sony has announced their latest mirrorless cameras – Sony Alpha a6300. The camera has a similar body design with its predecessor Alpha a6000, but many newly added features will bring you higher quality imagery.
Sony Alpha a6300 is a high performance interchangeable lens mirrorless camera that measures 4.7 x 2.6 x 1.9 inches and weights 14.25 oz. As we can see from the images, the mirrorless camera follows the sleek and compact body design of Alpha a6000, but new robust magnesium alloy frame offers a more durable and solid construction and its dust and moisture seals provide enhanced protection for the camera. Meanwhile, its ergonomic grip is good for long shooting sessions.
Sony Alpha a6300 features a 24.2MP Exmor CMOS sensor with BIONZ X image processor in order to deliver high-quality imagery with vivid colors and nuanced details, a wide sensitivity range from ISO 100-25600, and a top continuous shooting rate of 11 FPS as well as UHD 4K video recording.
Furthermore, the mirrorless camera also features a powerful 4D FOCUS AF system featuring 425 on-chip phase-detection points along with 169 contrast-detection areas, which offers quick and accurate autofocus. Using a unique Peaking MF function provides you much convenience in manual focus mode.
Moreover, Sony Alpha a6300 comes equipped with an XGA Tru-Finder OLED electronic viewfinder and a tilting 3.0″ LCD screen for free and convenient live view shooting, menu navigation and image playback. In addition, built-in WiFi allows you to transmit photos and videos to your smartphone or tablet for easy to share with others, and using its companion app, you can remotely control your Alpha a6300.
Sony Alpha a6300 mirrorless camera with a 16-50mm lens is priced at $1,148 USD, and the body costs $998 USD. If you’re interested, jump to B&H for its more details.