The Sony Alpha NEX-6 sits somewhere in-between the series' flagship NEX-7 and the NEX-5R, in terms of handling, performance and, of course, price. It comes with a 16MP sensor, an electronic viewfinder and takes after the prosumer controls of the NEX-7. Discover how the camera performs in our review.
Is a compact camera possessing close to DSLR performance too much to ask for? Not anymore with the onslaught of mirrorless system cameras hitting the digital camera market right now. Let us fill you in on the details of mirrorless system cameras, including how to make an informed choice if you're looking to get one.
Here's everything you need to know about mirrorless system cameras. Whether you're looking for your first camera, itching for an upgrade or simply curious, you'll find answers to your burning questions here: What is a mirrorless system camera? Why are they called mirrorless systems? Is a mirrorless camera for me?
The dream is a simple one: to take high-quality photos similar to a DSLR camera but with a camera the size of a compact, and Sony is the latest entrant to the scene with the NEX-5 and NEX-3 cameras. The NEX cameras pack an APS-C sized sensor - similar to entry-level DSLRs - into a really small body, but does its performance fulfill the dream?