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Control Panel on the Sony NEX-6?

Unlike some professional cameras, the Sony Alpha NEX-6 does not have a top-level display. The verification of camera settings is instead done by looking at the position of control dials and, most importantly, by checking the rear LCD screen.

Top view of the Sony NEX-6

NEX-6 and credit card from top

Screen specs

Below is an overview of all the main screen specifications of the NEX-6. In particular, the rear LCD measures 3.0 inches and offers a resolution of 921,000 dots. The panel is not touch sensitive.

Sony NEX-6 Screen Specs
Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Field of View 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.73x
Viewfinder Resolution 2359k dots
Top-Level Screen no Top Display
LCD Framing Live View
LCD Size 3.0 inch
LCD Resolution 921k dots
LCD Attachment Tilting screen
Touch Input No touchscreen

Camera to camera comparisons

The Sony Alpha NEX-6 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera that was officially introduced in September 2012 and is equipped with an APS-C sensor. It offers a resolution of 16 megapixel. In the United States, the camera was initially launched at a price of $999.

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The table below compares the rear screen specs of the Sony NEX-6 to those of several similar cameras. Additionally, the table includes some information on other core features, such as the viewfinder, shutter, flash, and image stabilization system.

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Screen and Other Feature Comparison
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Specifications
(inch/000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Sony NEX-62359 n3.0 / 921 tilting n 1/4000s 10.0 Y n
2.
 
Sony A60001440 n3.0 / 922 tilting n 1/4000s 11.0 Y n
3.
 
Sony NEX-3Noptional n3.0 / 460 tilting n 1/4000s 4.0 Y n
4.
 
Sony NEX-5Toptional n3.0 / 922 tilting Y 1/4000s 10.0 n n
5.
 
Sony NEX-5Roptional n3.0 / 920 tilting Y 1/4000s 10.0 n n
6.
 
Sony NEX-F3optional n3.0 / 920 tilting n 1/4000s 5.5 Y n
7.
 
Sony NEX-5Noptional n3.0 / 920 tilting Y 1/4000s 10.0 n n
8.
 
Sony NEX-72359 n3.0 / 921 tilting n 1/4000s 10.0 Y n
9.
 
Sony NEX-C3optional n3.0 / 920 tilting n 1/4000s 5.5 n n
10.
 
Sony NEX-3optional n3.0 / 920 tilting n 1/4000s 7.0 n n
11.
 
Sony NEX-5optional n3.0 / 920 tilting n 1/4000s 7.0 n n

In case you would like to check on the differences and similarities with other camera models, just use the search menu below. An an alternative, you can also directly jump to any one of the listed comparisons that were previously generated by the CAM-parator tool.

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    Specifications Summary
    Camera Model Sony NEX-6
    Camera Type Mirrorless system camera
    Camera Lens Sony E mount lenses
    Launch Date September 2012
    Launch Price USD 999
    Sensor Specs
    Sensor Technology CMOS
    Sensor Format APS-C Sensor
    Sensor Size 23.4 x 15.6 mm
    Sensor Area 365 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 28.1 mm
    Crop Factor 1.5x
    Sensor Resolution 16 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 4 912 x 3 264 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 4.78 μm
    Pixel Density 4.39 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter
    Movie Capability 1080/60i Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 25 600 ISO
    Image Processor BIONZ
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 78
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 23.7
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 13.1
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 1018
    Screen Specs
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.73x
    Viewfinder Resolution 2359k dots
    Top-Level Screen no Top Display
    LCD Framing Live View
    LCD Size 3.0 inch
    LCD Resolution 921k dots
    LCD Attachment Tilting screen
    V-logging Friendliness No front-flip
    Touch Input No touchscreen
    Shooting Specs
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing AidFocus Peaking
    Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000s
    Continuous Shooting 10 shutter flaps/s
    Shutter Life Expectancy150 000 actuations
    Silent Shootingno E-Shutter
    Time Lapse Photographyno Intervalometer
    Fill Flash Built-in Flash
    Storage Medium MS or SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot
    UHS card support UHS-I
    Connectivity Specs
    External Flash Hotshoe
    USB Connector USB 2.0
    HDMI Port mini HDMI
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in
    Body Specs
    Battery Type NP-FW50 power pack
    Battery Life (CIPA)360 shots per charge
    Body Dimensions 120 x 67 x 43 mm
    (4.7 x 2.6 x 1.7 in)
    Camera Weight 345 g (12.2 oz)

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