Sony Alpha a6000 24.3MP Digital Camera vs Canon PowerShot SX510HS 12.1MP Digital Camera comparison

Compare Sony Alpha a6000 24.3MP Digital Camera
Compare Canon PowerShot SX510HS 12.1MP Digital Camera
key specs
Camera TypeDigital CameraDigital Camera
Effective Pixels24.3 MP12.1 MP
Sensor TypeAPS-CCMOS
Display Size3 inch3 inch
Battery TypeAAA BatteryLithium ion
Display Type-TFT LCD
general
BrandSonyCanon
ModelAlpha a6000 24.3MP Digital CameraPowerShot SX510HS 12.1MP Digital Camera
Model NameAlpha A6000PowerShot SX510HS
SeriesILCE-6000YPowerShot
ColorBlackBlack
SLR Variant16-50Mm Lens-
TypeDigital CameraDigital Camera
Effective Pixels24.3 MP12.1 MP
Dimensions(WxHxD)12 x 4.5 x 6.7 cm104.0 x 69.5 x 80.2 mm
Face DetectionYes-
Lens AttachmentYes-
Temperature0 to 400 to 40
Model Number-SX510HS
Weight-349 GM
sensor features
Sensor TypeAPS-CCMOS
ISO RatingISO 100 - 25600-
Maximum ISO51200 ISO3200 ISO
Maximum FPS11-
Sensor TechnologyExmor APS HD CMOSCMOS
Sensor Size-1/2.3-inch
lens features
Digital Zoom4x4x
Optical Zoom10x30x
Aperture RangeF3.5 - F5.6f/3.4 W - f/5.8 T
Manual FocusYesYes
Color FilterPrimary RGB Color Filter-
Focal Length-4.3 W - 129.0 T mm 35mm film equivalent 24-720mm
viewfinder features
Viewfinder Magnification1.07x 35 mm Camera Equivalent 0.70x with 50 mm Lens at Infinity, -1m -1-
Viewpoint Dioptric AdjustmentEye Relief 23 mm from the Eyepiece Lens, 21.4 mm from the Eyepiece Frame at -1 m -1 CIPA Standard-
Other Viewfinder FeaturesDiopter Control -4 m - 3 m-
focus features
Auto FocusYesYes
White BalancingWarm White, Cool White, Day White, Daylight, Flash, Underwater, Color Temperature and Color Filter, CustomAuto*, Day Light, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom * Camera automatically sets the optimal ISO speed according to shooting mode.
Other Focus FeaturesFocus System Type Fast Hybrid AF Phase-detection AF / Contrast-detection AF, Focus System Sensitivity Range 0 EV - 20 EV ISO 100 Equivalent with F2.8 Lens Attached, Autofocus Mode AF-A Automatic AF, AF-S Single-shot AF, AF-C Continuous AF, DMF Direct Manual Focus, Manual Focus, Focus Area 179 Points Phase-detection AF, 25 Points Contrast-detection AF / Zone / Center-weighted / Flexible Spot S / M / L, Predictive Control, Focus Lock, Face Detection 8 Faces Detectable Automatically, Contrast Detect AF-
Focus Mode-TTL Autofocus, Manual Focus
Focus Range-Normal 2.0 in. 5cm - infinity W, 4.6 ft. 1.4m - infinity T Auto/Manual 0.0 in. 0cm - infinity W, 4.6 ft. 1.4m - infinity T Macro AF 0.0 in. - 1.6 ft. 0-50cm W
Metering Modes-Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot
exposure features
Exposure Compensation1/3 EV, 1/2 EV Steps +/- 5 EVStill Images
Exposure Mode-Manual Exposure, Program Shift, Safety Shift AE Lock
AE Lock/Exposure Lock-Yes
Spot Meter-Yes
Manual Exposure-Yes
Dynamic Range Adjustment-No
shutter features
Shutter TypeElectronically-controlled, Vertical-traverse, Focal-plane Type-
Self-timerYesYes
Continuous ShotsHigh 11 fps, Medium 6 fps, Low 2.5 fpsNormal Approx. 3.8 shots/sec. in P mode Normal Approx. 10.5 shots/sec. in High-speed Burst mode AF Approx. 1.0 shots/sec. in P mode LV Approx. 1.0 shots/sec. in P mode Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically. Differs according to zoom position.
Other Shutter FeaturesSmile Shutter Selectable from 3 Steps-
Shutter Speed-1-1/1600 sec. 15-1/1600 sec. in Tv and M modes
flash features
Built-in FlashYes-
Other Flash FeaturesGuide Number 6 Meters at ISO 100, Flash Coverage 16 mm Focal-length Printed on the Lens Body, Control Pre-flash TTL, Recycling Time 4 sec-
Flash Modes-Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect.
Flash Compensation-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
image features
Image FormatRAW, RAW and JPEG, JPEG Fine, JPEG StandardExif. 2.3 JPEG
Gross Pixel24.7 MP12.8 MP
Red Eye ReductionYes-
Still Image SizeL 6000 x 3376 20 M, M 4240 x 2400 10 M, S 3008 x 1688 5.1 MLarge 4000 x 2248 Medium 1 2816 x 1584 Medium 2 1920 x 1080 Small 640 x 36032 - Large 4000 x 2664 Medium 1 2816 x 1880 Medium 2 1600 x 1064 Small 640 x 42443 - Large 4000 x 3000 Medium 1 2816 x 2112 Medium 2 1600 x 1200 Small 480 x 48011 - Large 2992 x 2992 Medium 1 2112 x 2112 Medium 2 1200 x 1200 Small 480 x 480
Aspect Ratio-40900 PM
Image Stabilizer-No
display features
Display Size3 inch3 inch
LCD Display Image Resolution921600 dotsApprox. 461000 dots
Other Display FeaturesPicture Effects Posterization Color, Posterization Black and White, Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color R, G, B, Y, High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera Normal / Cool / Warm / Green / Magenta, Soft High-key, Soft Focus High / Mid / Low, HDR Painting High / Mid / Low, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature Auto / Top / Middle H / Bottom / Right / Middle V / Left, Watercolor, Illustration High /Mid / Low, Adjustable Angle Up 90°, Down 45°, Histogram, Real-time Image Adjustment On / Off, Playback Single with or without Shooting Information Y RGB Histogram and Highlight / Shadow Warning, 12 / 30 Frame Index View, Enlarged Display Mode L 16.7x, M 11.8x, S 8.3x, Panorama Standard 19.2x, Panorama Wide 29.1x, Image Orientation Manual / Off Selectable, Slideshow-
Display Type-TFT LCD
Display Resolution-Approx. 461,000 dots
LCD Display-TFT Color LCD
connectivity features
WifiYes-
Wireless ConnectivityYes-
HDMI-No
USB-Yes
storage and power features
Upgradable MemoryYesYes
Card TypeMemory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO HG Duo, Memory Stick XC HG Duo, SD / SDHC UHS-I Compliant / SDXC UHS-I CompliantSD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
Battery TypeAAA BatteryLithium ion
Other Storage FeaturesPC Interface Mass Storage-
audio and video features
MicrophoneBuilt-in Microphone Stereo-
SpeakerBuilt-in, Monaural-
Video FormatJPEG DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3, MPF Baseline Compliant, RAW Sony ARW 2.3, AVCHD 2.0 Compliant, MP4MOV Image H.264
Audio Features-Stereo dedicated connector female with unified type of digital, audio and video
Video Resolution-Full HD 1920 x 1080 24 fps*1 HD 1280 x 720 30 fps*2 Miniature Effect HD 1280 x 720*3 6 fps / 3 fps / 1.5 fps Miniature Effect 640 x 480*3 6 fps / 3 fps / 1.5 fps 640 x 480 30 fps
Video Quality-Full HD
Frame Rates in Video Modes-30fps
modes and functions features
Shooting ModesSingle Shooting, Continuous Shooting, Speed Priority Continuous Shooting, Bracket Single / White Balance Bracket / DRO BracketM, Av, Tv, P, Live View Control, Auto, Movie Digest, SCN*1, Creative Filters*2, Discreet, Movie*3 Shooting movies is possible with the movie button *1 Portrait, Face Self-timer, High-speed Burst, Low Light, Snow, Fireworks *2 Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect *3 Standard, Super Slow Motion Movie
Scene ModesPortrait, Sports Action, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion Blur-
HD Support-Yes
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