Sony A6300 vs Sony A6000


Let’s see this interesting comparison of the two cameras of Sony. Where we’ll get to see how Sony A6300 is surpassing the Sony A6000.

Features/ Models Sony A6300 Sony A6000
Megapixel 24.2MP APS-C Exmor CMOS Sensor 24.2MP APS-C Exmor CMOS Sensor
Sensor size 23.5 x 15.6 mm 23.5 x 15.6 mm
Sensor Type Hybrid CMOS AF Hybrid CMOS AF
Low pass filter Yes Yes
Image processor BIONZ X Image Processor BIONZ X Image Processor
AF system 425 Phase-Detect Points 179 Phase-Detect Points
 ISO 100-51200 100-25600
Shutter Type Electronic & Mechanical Electronic & Mechanical
 Shutter Min/ mix 30 – 1/4000 30 – 1/4000
 Continuous shooting speed 11 fps 11 fps
 Video Internal UHD 4K30 & 1080p120 Recording Full HD 1080p XAVC S Video at 24/60 fps
Display 3.0″ 921.6k-Dot Tilting LCD Monitor 3.0″ 921k-Dot Xtra Fine Tilting LCD
Viewfinder XGA Tru-Finder 2.36m-Dot OLED EVF Tru-Finder 0.39″ 1,440k-Dot OLED EVF
Hot shoe Yes Yes
Wireless WiFi + NFC WiFi + NFC
Environmentally sealed No No
Battery life 400 420
Dimensions 120 x 70 x 49 mm 120 x 67 x 45 mm
Weight  404 g 344

Though both the camera have same resolution.

Sensors:-Since both the APS-C-format mirrorless digital cameras Sony a6300 and Sony a6000 comes with the APS-C-format 24.2MP Exmor CMOS sensor coupled with the BIONZ X image processor to produce magnificent and smooth image quality with reduction in noise. Both maintains the better image resolution even in low-light conditions to deliver magnificent image quality, low –light sensitivity and better color combination.

Sony a6300 has ISO of 100-51200 while the Sony a6000 has lesser ISO 100-25600.

Sony a6300 as well as Sony a6000 supports to capture 24.2MP files @ 11fps.

Hence, there is no doubt that Sony a6300 backed with advanced 4D FOCUS system which makes it superior compare to Sony a6000 in this particular section.


AF System:– Sony a6300 features 425-point on-sensor phase-detection AF system with a 169-area contrast detection system for quick and detailed focusing performance. The increased density of focusing points due to its hybrid AF system also enables High-density Tracking AF Technology, which helps it to track action objects in random speed in various lighting conditions while Sony a6000 has a low 179-point phase-detection points and 25-point contrast-detection points system to achieve precise focus.

The latest 4D FOCUS system enrolled in Sony a6300 makes the camera to focus in different variants with accuracy with a least time of 0.05 seconds compare to the Sony a6000, which achieve detailed focus in 0.06 sec.

So the more advance AF points of Sony a6300 helps it to grab more AF area of the screen and identifies the real subject more quickly and also it is beneficial for tracking fast and randomly moving subjects and also the users can track the subject more effectively compare to Sony a6000.


ISO:-Sony a6300 has ISO 100-25600, which can further expanded up to ISO 51200 while Sony a6000 has 100-25600, which can be not expandable.

Hence there is 1 stop increase in expanded ISO of Sony a6300 compare to Sony a6000.

Increased ISO of Sony a6300 is definitely better for users to capture images in low light as well as changing light conditions in compare to Sony a6000.

The more ISO of Sony a6300 it suitable for all kinds of shooting environment while the lesser ISO makes the Sony a6000 suitable for shooting in bright conditions.


Videos:-Sony a6300 offers Internal recording of UHD 4K movies in multiple frame rates up to 30 fps and, based on the Super 35mm recording area and also it supports Full HD 1080p recording in frame rates up to 120 fps while Sony a6000 offers Full HD 1080p video recording at 60, 30, and 24 fps.

Hence the professionals will definitely like to go with the impressive and magnificent video quality of Sony a6300.


Verdict:-In few sections both the cameras Sony a6300 and Sony a6000 have similarities but due to the implementation of advanced 4D FOCUS system in Sony a6300, it become superior in AF System along with better video quality and also has more ISO compare to Sony a6000.

Hence, we recommend you to buy Sony a6300.

AF Test Comparison Sony A6300 vs Sony A6000

From the AF test comparison we can clearly see that Sony A6000 does have slower AF compared to Sony A6000.

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