Sony NEX-6 Camera with WiFi announced; releasing in November
Sony has finally revealed its next generation NEX camera with interchangeable lens. The camera was announced after a leak. The new NEX-6 camera falls between previous released NEX-5N and the NEX-7. The new NEX-6 is coming with Fast Hybrid AF, Wi-Fi and camera apps from the 5N and the high-resolution XGA OLED Tru-Finder viewfinder from the NEX-7. Sony announced its new NEX-6 camera with release details as well as pricing.
The Sony NEX-6 sports a 16.1 megapixel EXMOS APS HD CMOS sensor, a 3-inch positionable LCD, and supports ISO up to 25600. The NEX-6 also features same Fast Hybrid AF system seen on the previous launched NEX-5R, BIONZ image processor, downloadable camera apps, and supports the E-mount lens system.
The new NEX-6 is built with a dedicated mode dial switches between P/A/S/M settings and offers useful sweep panorama which lets you create panoramic image. To automatically reduce the shutter speed, there is a an Auto Slow Shutter feature that will increase the visibility in low-light situation.
Other features include the integrated WiFi that can be used to shuttle photos across to Sony’s PlayMemories app for phones and tablets, as well as to a networked PC or DLNA-compatible TV and the pop-up flash on the top of the camera. The camera also has the SEL35F18, a 35mm prime F1.8 lens, with Optical SteadyShot, and the SEL1018 super wide-angle zoom.
The new Sony NEX-6 release date is yet to be revealed, but the device will be launched in November. The NEX-6 will be available for a price of $999.95 paired with the 16-50mm zoom while the SEL1018 and SEL35F18 will be priced at $849.95 and $449.95 respectively.