Sony Alpha NEX-6 (with 16-50mm PZ lens) comparison

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Sony Alpha NEX-6 (with 16-50mm PZ lens)

Sony Alpha NEX-6 (with 16-50mm PZ lens)
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Nikon D5200 (with 18-55mm lens, Black)

Nikon D5200 (with 18-55mm lens, Black)
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

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Olympus OM-D E-M1 (Body Only)

Olympus OM-D E-M1 (Body Only)
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Nikon D7000 (Body Only)

Nikon D7000 (Body Only)
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Price $599 to $1,094 at 8 stores $568 to $1,346 at 13 stores $683 to $749 at 9 stores $1,299 to $1,399 at 9 stores $649 to $896 at 2 stores
CNET editors' rating
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.2 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.4 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.5 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 5.0 stars out of 5 reviews 5.0 stars out of 3 reviews 4.5 stars out of 1 review 4.5 stars out of 1 review 4.0 stars out of 39 reviews
Release date September 05, 2012 November 06, 2012 June 26, 2013 September 06, 2013 October 15, 2010
The Bottom Line The Sony Alpha NEX-6 delivers an as-yet-unbeatable package of image quality, performance, and design, even for its rather high price. The Nikon D5200 makes a great choice for family and vacation photographers. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II's combination of looks, speed, flexibility, and photo quality makes it a great choice for enthusiasts who can afford the price tag. One of the fastest, most feature-laden cameras you can buy for less than $1,500, you really need to spend some quality time going through all the settings before using the Olympus OM-D E-M1. An excellent dSLR for experienced shooters or Nikon professionals looking for a relatively cheap option, the Nikon D7000 delivers on almost all counts, including the company's best shooting design to date.

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Type LCD display - 3 in
LCD display - 3 in
Info unavailable Info unavailable LCD display - TFT active matrix - 3 in - Color
Dimensions (W x D x H) 4.7 in x 1.7 in x 2.6 in
5.1 in x 3.9 in x 3.1 in
Info unavailable Info unavailable 5.2 in x 3 in x 4.1 in
Lens System 3 x x Zoom lens - 16 mm - 50 mm - F/3.5-5.6 PZ OSS
3 x x Zoom lens - 18 mm - 55 mm - F/3.5-5.6 G ED II Nikon AF-S DX
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Optical sensor type Exmor APS HD CMOS
CMOS
Exmor R CMOS
MOS
CMOS
Light sensitivity ISO auto (100-3200)
ISO 100-25600
ISO 100-6400
ISO 12800
ISO 25600
ISO auto
Info unavailable Info unavailable ISO auto
ISO 100-25600
Video capture AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1440 x 1080 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 424 -
H.264 - 640 x 424 -
Info unavailable Info unavailable H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 424 -
Digital zoom 4 x
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Battery technology Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Lithium ion
Weight 10.1 oz
17.8 oz
Info unavailable Info unavailable 1.5 lbs
Product Type Digital camera - Mirrorless system
Digital camera - SLR with Live View mode
with Movie recording
Info unavailable Info unavailable Digital camera - SLR with Live View mode
with Movie recording
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