The A6600 packs 425 phase-detect points, enabling real time eye-tracking in both photo and video mode for humans and animals. It can also track focus on any moving object in real time. It’s interesting that Sony has stuck to the same resolution sensor as the one on the last model, considering that Canon just went upmarket with the new 32.5-megapixel M6 Mark II.
You’ll be able to track things all day, as the A6600 has an all-new battery, letting you grab 720 shots on a charge, nearly in DSLR territory. Naturally, Sony has thought of video shooters, as the A6600 can handle 4K video and has a 180-degree tiltable rear touch display for vloggers. We’ll have more details in an upcoming hands-on post, but the A6600 will arrive in the US in November for $1,400, or $1,800 with an 18-135mm kit lens.
Should that be too rich, Sony also unveiled a successor to the A6000, the Alpha A6100. It offers many of the same features as the flagship, including the 24.2-megapixel sensor, 425 phase-detect points, 0.02 focus and 11 fps shooting speeds, 4K video and 180-degree tiltable touch screen. It looks like pretty sweet budget vlogging machine, and will the US by October for $750 or $850 with a 16-50mm lens, or $1,100 with a 55-210mm lens.