Sony Alpha a6100 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm and 55-210mm Lenses (Discontinued)

Sony Alpha a6100 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm and 55-210mm Lenses (Discontinued)


The Sony Alpha a6100 Mirrorless Digital Camera is a versatile, compact APS-C format mirrorless camera that combines an influential 24.2MP CMOS Sensor and a BIONZ X Image Processor, making it a breeze to capturing high-resolution images, and to achieve enhanced processing speeds of up to 1.8 times as fast as previously.

Basic functions to this stylish Sony a6100 interchangeable-lens camera includes a 0.02 second, 425 Focus Point Fast Hybrid AF; continuous shooting speed of up to 11 fps with AF/AE tracking, while with silent shooting of up to 8 fps; beautiful UHD 4K video can also be recorded @ 30p, all thanks to its powerful sensor and processor, and Real-time Eye AF for both human and animals. Other features include a 180°, 3.0” tiltable touchscreen LCD monitor; an OLED Tru-Finder 1,440k-dot viewfinder; an integrated 3.5mm microphone jack that provides you with greater audio options; built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth that enables you to share all images to your device, and it could be used as a remote camera control.

  • 24.2MP APS-C Exmor CMOS Sensor
  • BIONZ X Image Processor
  • UHD 4K30p and Full HD 120p Video
  • SVGA Tru-Finder 1.44m-Dot OLED EVF
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SKU outofstock-CAMSOILA6100Y
Brand Sony

Large 24.2MP APS-C Size, Exmor CMOS Sensor

The Sony Alpha a6100 Mirrorless Digital Camera features a large 24.2MP APS-C size, Exmor CMOS Sensor, carefully engineered to produce superb image clarity and texture reproduction throughout its zoom range. No image noise will be picked up, even when shooting at high sensitivity. The 24.2MP image sensor also ensures that when capturing priceless moments – skin tones of humans will be enhanced, helping you to capture the best portraits. Additionally, the large-size sensor also facilitates shallow depth of field (bokeh) to make your subject stand out from the background.

BIONZ X Image Processor

Combined with the BIONZ X Image Processor, the Sony Alpha a6100 Mirrorless Camera will deliver high-performance throughout, offering beautiful 4K video recording, real-time tracking for video recording, Real-time Eye Autofocus for video recording and a blistering Autofocus speed that will allow you to capture fast-moving subjects in a breeze.

UHD 4K Video Recording in XAVC S Format

Capture beautiful and high-resolution UHD 4K video, with full pixel readout and no pixel binning, enables oversampling of around 2.4x of the image information required for 4K (QFHD: 3840 x 2160), providing you with enhanced depth and realism. Additionally, high-bitrate (up to 100Mbps for 4K 30p/24p) XAVC S video codec is also supported.

Ergonomic Enhancements

The Sony Alpha a6100 Mirrorless Camera features a much comfortable feel when utilising the camera. Offering better handling, and the grip shape has been carefully designed, as well as the material for an improved operation.

Tiltable 3.0”, 921k-dot LCD Touchscreen

Built-in to the Sony Alpha a6100 Mirrorless Camera is a Tiltable 3.0”, 921k-dot LCD Touchscreen that’s capable of tilting 180° upwards and downwards around 74°. The touchscreen capability enables you to frame accurately when capturing selfies, or even for high-angle and low-angle shooting.

425 Phase-detection & Contrast-detection Points

Focusing has never been this great with the Sony Alpha a6100 Mirrorless Digital Camera, as it features a wide AF coverage – based on a dense array of 425 phase-detection and contrast-detection points. With advanced technology implemented, the Sony Alpha a6100 Mirrorless Digital provides a remarkable 0.02-second AF acquisition speed, makes it ideal for tracking fast-moving subjects.

Integrated 3.5mm Microphone Jack

The Sony Alpha a6100 Mirrorless Digital Camera sports an integrated 3.5mm microphone jack that provides greater audio options, and high-quality sound for video recording.

High-Capacity W Battery Life

Provided with the NP-FW50 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery, the Sony Alpha a6100 camera will allow you to photograph approximately 420 shots per charge when utilising the LCD screen.

SVGA Tru-Finder 1.44m-dot OLED Electronic Viewfinder

Built-in to the Sony Alpha a6100 Camera is a bright, and high-resolution SVGA Tru-Finder 1.44m-dot OLED Electronic Viewfinder. The viewfinder is ideal for eye-level monitoring, and also provides a much smoother viewing, and easy tracking of moving subjects.

Square 1:1 Aspect Ratio

You can now set your camera's settings, that allows you to capture 1:1 square aspect ratio photo, which is perfect for sharing your images on social media platforms without having to crop your images in some special software.

Continuous Shooting at up to 11 fps with AF/AE Tracking

Featuring an impressively speedy internal processing and high-capacity buffer memory, makes it possible for the Sony Alpha a6100 Camera to continuously capture shots at up to 11 fps with after-view or 8 fps for real-time preview (with minimal display lag). This will enable you to photograph approx. 77 images in JPEG format, in one continuous burst.

Touch Focus and Touch Shutter

Sony has implemented the Touch Focus and Touch Shutter feature to the Sony Alpha a6100 Mirrorless Digital Camera, where it simply allows you to touch the appropriate point on the monitor to set the focus, while with the Touch Shutter focuses on the point you touch and then captures your image for you, all in one go.

Other Features Include:

  • Real-time Tracking
  • Real-time Eye Autofocus for Human and Animals
  • Real-time Eye AF & Real-time Eye AF for Videos
  • Expanded ISO of 51200
  • Highly Durable Shutter to withstand approx. 200 000 Shutter Cycles
In the box
  • Sony Alpha a6100 Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only)
  • Sony E PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens
  • Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS Lens (Black)
  • Sony NP-FW50 Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Battery (1020mAh)
  • Sony AC Adapter
  • Micro-USB Cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Eyepiece Cup
Lens Mount Sony E
Camera Format APS-C (1.5x Crop Factor)
Pixels Actual: 25 Megapixel
Effective: 24.2 Megapixel
Maximum Resolution 6000 x 4000
Aspect Ratio 1:1, 3:2, 16:9
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Size 23.5 x 15.6 mm
Image File Format JPEG, RAW
Bit Depth 14-Bit
Image Stabilization None
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 100 to 32000 (Extended: 100 to 51200)
Shutter Speed Mechanical Shutter
1/4000 to 30 Second 
Bulb Mode 
1/4000 to 1/4 Second in Movie Mode 
Metering Method Center-Weighted Average, Multi-Zone, Spot
Exposure Modes Aperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation -5 to +5 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
Metering Range -2 to 20 EV
White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (Cool White), Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (Daylight), Fluorescent (Warm White), Incandescent, Shade, Underwater
Continuous Shooting Up to 11 fps at 24.2 MP for up to 33 Exposures (Raw)
Up to 11 fps at 24.2 MP for up to 77 Exposures (JPEG)
Up to 8 fps at 24.2 MP
Up to 6 fps at 24.2 MP
Up to 3 fps at 24.2 MP
Self-Timer 2/5/10-Second Delay
Recording Modes XAVC S
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 24.00p/25p/29.97p/100p/119.88p [60 to 100 Mb/s] 
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 24.00p/25p/29.97p/50p/59.94p [50 Mb/s] 
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 23.976p/50i/59.94i/59.94p [17 to 28 Mb/s] 
External Recording Modes 4:2:2 8-Bit
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 24.00p/25p/29.97p
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 24.00p/50i/50p/59.94i/59.94p
Recording Limit Up to 29 Minutes, 59 Seconds
Video Encoding NTSC/PAL
Audio Recording Built-In Microphone (Stereo)
External Microphone Input (Stereo)
Audio File Format AAC LC, AC3, Dolby Digital 2ch, Linear PCM (Stereo)
Focus Type Auto and Manual Focus
Focus Mode Automatic (A), Continuous-Servo AF (C), Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus (M), Single-Servo AF (S)
Autofocus Points Phase Detection: 425
Contrast Detection: 425
Autofocus Sensitivity -2 to +20 EV
Viewfinder and Monitor
Viewfinder Type Electronic (OLED)
Viewfinder Size 0.39"
Viewfinder Resolution 1,440,000 Dot
Viewfinder Eye Point 23 mm
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification Approx. 0.7x
Diopter Adjustment -4 to +3
Monitor Size 3"
Monitor Resolution 921,600 Dot
Monitor Type 180° Tilting Touchscreen LCD
Built-In Flash Yes
Flash Modes Auto, Fill Flash, Hi-Speed Sync, Off, Rear Sync, Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Wireless
Maximum Sync Speed 1/160 Second
Flash Compensation -3 to +3 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
Dedicated Flash System TTL
External Flash Connection Hot Shoe, Wireless
Memory Card Slot 1 x SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick PRO HG-Duo/Memory Stick Pro Duo
Connectivity (New) 3.5mm Microphone, HDMI D (Micro), Micro-B (USB 2.0)
Wireless Wi-Fi
GPS None
Operating Temperature 0 to 40°C
Battery 1 x NP-FW50 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 7.2 VDC, 1080 mAh (Approx. 420 Shots)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 120 x 66.9 x 59.4 mm
Weight 396 g (Body with Battery and Memory)

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