Sony strengthen Mirrorless Cameras Line-up with Two New Models

Sony Alpha 6600

Sony today announced two new additions to its Alpha APS-C series of mirrorless cameras with the launch of the Alpha 6600 (model ILCE-6600) and Alpha 6100 (model ILCE-6100). These new additions to the range integrate Sony’s advanced technologies into compact and lightweight bodies including leading-edge autofocus performance, superb image quality and the very latest video technologies.

The new Alpha 6600 has been designed to address the needs of the most demanding photographers and videographers with its versatility, making it suitable for multiple types of shooting scenarios and users.

The Alpha 6100 is targeted at users who are looking to make the step-up to shooting with interchangeable lens cameras and wish to shoot high-quality photos and videos in a variety of different situations.

The Sony APS-C range has been further strengthened by the launch of two new lenses, the E16-55mm F2.8 G standard zoom lens SEL1655G) and the E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G OSS super-telephoto zoom lens (SEL70350G). With this announcement, Sony’s versatile E-mount system now features a total of 54 lenses.

At the heart of both the new Alpha 6600 and Alpha 6100 sits a 24.2MP 1 Exmor CMOS image sensor, the latest BIONZ X™ image processor. This powerful trio combines to deliver all-round enhancements in image quality and performance across all areas of photo and video capture.

The Alpha 6600 and Alpha 6100 offer a lightning-fast autofocus acquisition time of 0.02 seconds. With 425 focal-plane phase-detection AF points covering approximately 84% of the image area and 425 contrast-detection AF points, the high density and wide coverage of the AF
system ensures reliable AF, even in the most challenging light conditions.

In addition, the new models offer ‘Real-time Eye AF’, the latest version of Sony’s acclaimed Eye AF technology, which employs AI-based object recognition to detect and process eye data in real-time, resulting in improved accuracy, speed and tracking performance of Eye AF for both humans and animals.

Across an ISO range of 100-32000 (expandable to ISO 50 – 102400 9 ), the new Alpha 6600 offers superb low-noise performance and delivers extremely high-quality images, even in low-light conditions.

The Alpha 6600 boasts Sony’s 5-axis in-body image stabilization system that results in a 5.0-step 10 shutter speed advantage. Also, Implementation of the industry-leading 11 long battery life with Sony Z Battery for the first time on an APS-C camera, enabling extended power performance.

The Alpha 6600 boasts internal 4K movie recording in Super 35mm format with full pixel readout without pixel binning, to capture approximately 2.4x 15 the amount of information required for 4K movies (Also available in Alpha 6100).

The Alpha 6600 and Alpha 6100 will be available in Malaysia in November 2019.

Sony Alpha 6100

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