The first impression of the newly introduced Sony A6100 looks quite impressive. With this launch, Sony has certainly strengthened the APS-C mirrorless line-up of cameras. The A6100 will reach the markets on 25th October 2019 and you can pre-order for it right away on various websites and several Sony authorized dealers in North America. Gradually, the camera will reach other Sony dealers across the world.
In comparison to the A6000, the a6100 has several features and upgrades like real-time tracking AF, 4K video, and more. If you are planning to buy the a6100 camera, then it is advisable to read this review till the end to know more about its features, merits, as well as demerits. So, let’s begin!
The only way to capture important moments in your life is by having steady focus in the camera. Whether you are clicking wedding photos or creating a video, the a6100 camera’s AI-based subject-tracking algorithms will never let you down. You can follow your subject at high speed, in real time and with precision.
This feature makes portrait and wildlife photography simpler! The camera can track not only the subject but the individual eye too; thus, clicking professional portraits and pet / wildlife photography. The eye AF feature of Sony a6100 locks focus on the eye and does not get distracted by other moving objects in the frame.
To provide great detection accuracy, the autofocus coverage is based on dense arrays of 425 contrast-detection points and 425 phase-detection points. The high-capacity buffer memory and enhanced internal processing speed will enable you to click continuous shots at up to 11 fps with after-view or 8 fps with real-time preview. So, you will be able to capture about 77 shots in one continuous burst in JPEG format. Moreover, you can shoot incessantly without shutter noise at up to 8 fps.
The 24.2 megapixels APS-C sensor as well as the newest image processing engine ensures that the picture you click have natural-looking textures and high image resolution. Even the photos clicked in dark or dimly lit settings are clean and clear. Portraits look the best with this camera as the natural beauty of human skin tones is captured accurately.
The phase-detection autofocus and contrast-detection autofocus system ensures that the videos are stable and precise. This amazing feature can maintain smooth and steady focus irrespective of objects crossing in front of the subject. The high-resolution videos recorded have extraordinary detail, realism, and depth. Without making use of PC post-processing feature, you can record movies in fast motion for up to 60X and slow motion for up to 5X.
The touch tracking feature can be enabled by reaching the menu section of the camera. Once it has been selected, you can simply touch the monitor to click stills or movies. To focus on a particular subject, all you need to do is touch the exact point on the monitor and click.
To conclude, the Sony a6100 camera offers innumerable amazing features that make photography simpler. The camera can skillfully handle the mechanics of photography, thus letting you concentrate on some more creative aspects. It is a super affordable camera with a price tag of $750 approximately, which delivers beautiful images in difficult settings, thereby becoming a perfect camera for travelers and vloggers. However, be prepared as you will have to shell out some more money for buying its accessories like power zoom lens. All in all there is a lot to like in the Sony a6100 and satisfied customers of Sony are eagerly looking forward to its release.
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