Sony has announced the release of mirrorless APS-C format cameras with interchangeable lenses. The features of the new product under the name A6600 are the eye autofocus mode and long battery life, while the more affordable A6100 model supports 4K video recording and is equipped with a swivel display.
Sony A6600 is equipped with a 24-megapixel sensor with matrix image stabilization. The camera has 425 autofocus points and supports real-time autofocus on the eyes. The list of new features includes video recording 4K @ 30 fps and a sensitivity of ISO 100 - 32 000 (up to ISO 50 - 102 400 when shooting a photo). The resolution of the electronic viewfinder is 2.4 million pixels.
The device is running the latest generation BIONZ X processor. The built-in battery, according to the manufacturer, provides shooting up to 610 frames on a single charge. The camera is equipped with a swivel display and a headphone jack.
Sony A6600 will go on sale in November at a price of $1400 for the "carcass", complete with a lens 18-135 mm the gadget will cost buyers $1800.
The entry-level camera Sony A6100 is also equipped with an autofocus system (except for focusing on the eyes) and supports recording video with a resolution of 4K at 30 frames per second. It differs from the older version by the lack of additional functions (S-Log, HLG and HDR support) and lower battery capacity with the ability to shoot no more than 300 frames without recharging.
The camera also received lower photosensitivity (ISO 51 200), and its electronic viewfinder has a lower resolution compared to the A6600.
The Sony A6100 is scheduled to start selling in October at a price of $750. For $850, you can buy a set with a 16-50 mm lens, and a set with two glasses (16-50 mm and 55-210 mm) - for $1100.