Sony’s Newest Alpha Cameras Are Built for Speed

Sony Alpha

Already the leader in mirrorless cameras, Sony is following up to its popular A6500 with a new flagship model. The new A6600 comes with a new 24.2 MP sensor matched with Sony’s latest BIONZ X image processor. There’s also an autofocus acquisition time of .02 seconds, 425 focal-plane phase-detection AF points and 425 contrast-detection AF points. Sony has also added ‘Real-time Tracking’ and ‘Real-time Eye AF’, 5-axis in-body image stabilization, up to 11fps continuous shooting, expanded ISO 120400, a 2,359-dot OLED EVF, Sony Z battery compatibility, magnesium alloy construction with dust and moisture resistance, an integrated headphone jack, and of course, 4K Super 35mm video recording capability.

In addition to the new A6600, Sony also announced the lower-tier A6100, which includes most of the above features with the exception of he 5-axis in-body image stabilization, the high-resolution OLED EVF, Z battery, and headphone jack.

The A6600 will be released in November and the body will cost $1,400. The A6100 will be available in October costing $750 for the body.