Dave Tries Sony a6700. Sony’s all-new compact camera with tech from the ZV-E1 launched earlier this morning. Dave is our East Coast editor who isn’t letting knee replacement surgery slow him down. Dave also contributes to Sony Mirrorless Pro (our sister site) and shot with the a6700 earlier this month. Expecting this camera to sell fast, pre-order it now. Sony told me it’ll ship in August and cost $1398.
My demo arrives next week. Watch the edit below. I’m crossposting the review because this is a camera, like the ZV-E1, that we’ll carry with us on a bike ride either in a handlebar bag or in a jersey pocket.
From the caption
Sony shooters have been asking for a professional APS-C camera from Sony FOREVER and with the a6700’s launch they finally get their wish. Or do they? In this hands-on review of the a6700 I walk you though all of the good, great, and also really disappointing features of this camera. Did Sony shooters get their wish for a truly useable APS-C camera, or is it time to look at Canon, Fujij or Nikon? In this video I look at the features, body, AF, video capabilities, image quality and more, and let you know if you should buy this new camera.
Also note that there was a time when, media types like me, thought perhaps Sony would abandon the APS-C format to focus on full frame. Well, we were wrong because this camera ships with more tech than my Alpha One, Sony’s full-frame flagship camera.
Dave Tries Sony a6700 Highlights
- Dedicated AI processor
- 26MP Exmor R APS-C BSI CMOS Sensor
- BIONZ XR Image Processor
- UHD 4K 120p / FHD 240p / 10-Bit 4:2:2
- Up to 11-fps Shooting, ISO 100-32000
- 5-Axis Pixel-Level Image Stabilization
- Real-Time Tracking AF for Stills & Video
- 759-Point Phase Detection, 93% Coverage
- S-Log3, S-Gamut3, S-Cinetone, User LUTs
- Internal Mic + Inputs, USB Streaming
- 3″ 1.03m-Dot Vari-Angle LCD Touchscreen