All About Sony’s A6300 Mirrorless Camera

Sony’s A6300 is a bestselling mirrorless camera, by having more horsepower under the hood and 4K video recording. This camera will release in March, costing $1,000. The camera is featured with 24.2 megapixels. In live, this camera can shoot 8 fps which is quite impressive. Its magnesium alloy body is sturdier and less slippery than the A6000; it is also a moisture and dust resistant.

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The button and dials placement is almost same as A6000, including strange placed video recording button. Its magnesium alloy body is sturdier and less slippery compared to A6000. It is consisting of 3 inch back screen which tilts down and out but it cannot tilt 180 degrees up words for selfies.  According to Sony, the camera collects 2.4x more information than standard 4K footage.

Sony has also announced about new lenses which are going to work with A63000 with company’s full frame mirrorless camera. The 24-70 f/2.8 zoom, 85mm f/1.4 prime and 70-200 f/2.8 zoom are marketed in the G Master branding and these are targeted to professional photographers. Hence they won’t come cheap; 24-70 is $2,200 while the 85 mm is $1,800 when they releases in March.

A6000’s biggest feature is its 4K video recording. According to Sony, the camera collects 2.4x more information than standard 4k footage, basically oversampling 6K footage and then converting it down to 4K. Just like Sony A7R Mark II and RX 100 Mark IV, the camera can record in the XAVC S codec at bit rates of up to 100 Mbps for 4K.

The Slow motion radicals will be excited to hear the camera does 120 fps at 100 Mbps. This camera even got Wi-Fi and NFC to connect with smartphones and tablets using the Sony PlayMemories mobile app for iOS and Android.

Along with this, Sony has also announced three new full frame lenses under the G master moniker: 24-70mm f/2.8 ($2,200), 85mm f/1.4 ($1,800) and 70-200mm (Price TBD). The first two lenses will be in market on March and 70-200mm in May.