Sony Alpha 6600 Premium Mirrorless APS-C Camera £1149.97 @ Amazon
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Sony Alpha 6600 Premium Mirrorless APS-C Camera £1149.97 @ Amazon

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TODAYPosted 8th Feb
With £100 voucher on amazon it makes it the lowest price I've seen for A6600.
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nokiafusion08/02/2020 07:39

Used like new £662.. I know which one I’d go for.


The seller with No feedback and from Germany. Yeah you'll get a bag of bricks
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Used like new £662.. I know which one I’d go for.
nokiafusion08/02/2020 07:39

Used like new £662.. I know which one I’d go for.


The seller with No feedback and from Germany. Yeah you'll get a bag of bricks
It is the best price for it true. But that camera was such a disappointment for people expecting a pro apsc camera, like the a7000 from the prophecies. Here, the EVF is from another time, and there's no XCII card compatibility. At 800, I'd take it as a backup camera to use my e mount lenses.
For most users, I think it's worth putting a bit more for a Sony a7iii.
nokiafusion08/02/2020 07:39

Used like new £662.. I know which one I’d go for.


From a seller with no previous reviews and a seller start date of ‘just launched’ and operating from a Gmail address, I would be very careful. Well, worse case they take people’s money then close their seller business and amazon eventually refund it. Same thing happening a lot on PC part sellers at the moment.
Edited by: "Stitch123" 8th Feb
nokiafusion08/02/2020 07:39

Used like new £662.. I know which one I’d go for.


Be wary of sellers like these. They encourage you NOT to add the item to basket and instead email them to ‘confirm stock availability’. If you do, then subsequently transact outside of the Amazon platform, you aren’t covered by Amazon’s A-Z guarantee.
Twyll08/02/2020 07:58

It is the best price for it true. But that camera was such a …It is the best price for it true. But that camera was such a disappointment for people expecting a pro apsc camera, like the a7000 from the prophecies. Here, the EVF is from another time, and there's no XCII card compatibility. At 800, I'd take it as a backup camera to use my e mount lenses.For most users, I think it's worth putting a bit more for a Sony a7iii.


I’d agree with this. The A6600 IS a great camera, albeit with some compromises. For me, the rolling shutter was the dealbreaker. I’m considering an A7iii or the (rumoured) A7iv.
Overpriced for what you get with the 6600.
Holgmaster08/02/2020 10:39

Overpriced for what you get with the 6600.


I thought the same when I was about to leave a comment here, but then I saw this review:
dpreview.com/rev…w/4

Look at how well it tracks the girl's movement in the video, I think this capability makes it unique and worth the money if that's something you are looking for. Otherwise just buy other A6x00 down the line.
DealHugger08/02/2020 11:21

I thought the same when I was about to leave a comment here, but then I …I thought the same when I was about to leave a comment here, but then I saw this review:https://www.dpreview.com/reviews/sony-a6600-review/4Look at how well it tracks the girl's movement in the video, I think this capability makes it unique and worth the money if that's something you are looking for. Otherwise just buy other A6x00 down the line.


But that capability isn’t unique to the 6600. It’s the same as my 6400 which was considerably cheaper.
Stitch12308/02/2020 11:26

But that capability isn’t unique to the 6600. It’s the same as my 6400 whi …But that capability isn’t unique to the 6600. It’s the same as my 6400 which was considerably cheaper.


IBIS is a nice feature to have in the A6600 but like you say, hard to justify the price premium. Many claim the IBIS is not very effective but I find it works great for stills using Sigma lenses on my A6500 compared with what I could hand hold on my older A6000. For video the IBIS won't cure walking induced shaking very well at all but for static hand held filming the IBIS provides rock solid footage.

You can get the A6400 as an import for just £569, which is such a low price that it it worth the risk of warranty issues IMO.
toaster08/02/2020 12:53

IBIS is a nice feature to have in the A6600 but like you say, hard to …IBIS is a nice feature to have in the A6600 but like you say, hard to justify the price premium. Many claim the IBIS is not very effective but I find it works great for stills using Sigma lenses on my A6500 compared with what I could hand hold on my older A6000. For video the IBIS won't cure walking induced shaking very well at all but for static hand held filming the IBIS provides rock solid footage.You can get the A6400 as an import for just £569, which is such a low price that it it worth the risk of warranty issues IMO.


Yes I agree which is why I already own an a6400
I have A6400 myself, but I don't think it is as good as what's shown in the video in terms of tracking moving kids for taking videos. It is a very specific use case though.
DealHugger08/02/2020 11:21

I thought the same when I was about to leave a comment here, but then I …I thought the same when I was about to leave a comment here, but then I saw this review:https://www.dpreview.com/reviews/sony-a6600-review/4Look at how well it tracks the girl's movement in the video, I think this capability makes it unique and worth the money if that's something you are looking for. Otherwise just buy other A6x00 down the line.


Yes - phenomenal auto focus, best in class perhaps? Pair this with the new Sony 16-55mm featuring their latest motor tech for god tier focus mode unlock.

nokiafusion08/02/2020 07:39

Used like new £662.. I know which one I’d go for.


They are fraudsters. I've reported them multiple times. They keep coming back with different names. You will never get a camera from those con-artists. They are the cheapest on practically every camera listing, but you can't buy through Amazon or they cancel the order - you have to 'contact them' via a GMAIL, give away personal info, and then inevitably get scammed with no protection if you fall for it.

I emailed them to get evidence before contacting Amazon, they said via email;

"In order to process the order at this price we need the following, the name and the delivery address and a telephone number. As soon as I receive this information, I send the order to Amazon to start the transaction with Amazon ..."

Obviously this is complete nonsense. They can't initiate an order with Amazon. They will link to a fake page and encourage you to make the payment. Money gone.

UNBELIEVABLY (and I have the chat logs), when I contacted Amazon with the evidence they said it could take some time to look into it and asked me to write a review on the seller as that was apparently the best mechanism available to warn customers of a scam. I'm half tempted to send the chat logs to the papers to show just how little Amazon care about fraudsters on their platform.

Stitch12308/02/2020 11:26

But that capability isn’t unique to the 6600. It’s the same as my 6400 whi …But that capability isn’t unique to the 6600. It’s the same as my 6400 which was considerably cheaper.


Yes the video in question was actually shot on the a6400.

toaster08/02/2020 12:53

IBIS is a nice feature to have in the A6600 but like you say, hard to …IBIS is a nice feature to have in the A6600 but like you say, hard to justify the price premium. Many claim the IBIS is not very effective but I find it works great for stills using Sigma lenses on my A6500 compared with what I could hand hold on my older A6000. For video the IBIS won't cure walking induced shaking very well at all but for static hand held filming the IBIS provides rock solid footage.You can get the A6400 as an import for just £569, which is such a low price that it it worth the risk of warranty issues IMO.


Out of interest, did you only find the IBIS mattered for stills during low light with long shutter speeds? Or did it make a noticeable difference during normal daytime shooting? I'm also struggling to justify why I'd pay the a6600 price compared to the a6400.

DealHugger08/02/2020 16:13

I have A6400 myself, but I don't think it is as good as what's shown in …I have A6400 myself, but I don't think it is as good as what's shown in the video in terms of tracking moving kids for taking videos. It is a very specific use case though.


What lens are you using? This can make a big difference. Sometimes the camera is faster at fixing focus than the lens, so it's constantly playing catch up.
Edited by: "Mike_HUKD" 8th Feb
DealHugger08/02/2020 16:13

I have A6400 myself, but I don't think it is as good as what's shown in …I have A6400 myself, but I don't think it is as good as what's shown in the video in terms of tracking moving kids for taking videos. It is a very specific use case though.


If you’re referring to the video of the little girl then that is an A6400 which is the camera you have.
Edited by: "Stitch123" 8th Feb
Whatever you buy important is that you look at the overall eco system. Lenses and accessories etc. I moved from a semi pro shooter Nikon FF which I still have, to M4/3 system, aka G9. The G9 for the money is the best camera I have ever had and the m43 eco system suits well. Olympus and Panasonic m43 are amazing and the lenses are super sharp. I looked at Fuji and other offerings as well but the ergonomics of m43 is what I needed when I travel. Do I miss FF? Yes under certain circumstances and super low light, do I miss lurking around 10s of KG of kit, certainly not. The speed of the G9 is just mind blowing. That or the Olympus has my vote any time and the price you can pick up a G9 nowadays is by far the best all rounder camera there is in my opinion. But each to their own.
Overall I always suggest to check out the overall system before investing into one system over another.
Mike_HUKD08/02/2020 17:49

Yes - phenomenal auto focus, best in class perhaps? Pair this with the new …Yes - phenomenal auto focus, best in class perhaps? Pair this with the new Sony 16-55mm featuring their latest motor tech for god tier focus mode unlock. They are fraudsters. I've reported them multiple times. They keep coming back with different names. You will never get a camera from those con-artists. They are the cheapest on practically every camera listing, but you can't buy through Amazon or they cancel the order - you have to 'contact them' via a GMAIL, give away personal info, and then inevitably get scammed with no protection if you fall for it. I emailed them to get evidence before contacting Amazon, they said via email; "In order to process the order at this price we need the following, the name and the delivery address and a telephone number. As soon as I receive this information, I send the order to Amazon to start the transaction with Amazon ..."Obviously this is complete nonsense. They can't initiate an order with Amazon. They will link to a fake page and encourage you to make the payment. Money gone. UNBELIEVABLY (and I have the chat logs), when I contacted Amazon with the evidence they said it could take some time to look into it and asked me to write a review on the seller as that was apparently the best mechanism available to warn customers of a scam. I'm half tempted to send the chat logs to the papers to show just how little Amazon care about fraudsters on their platform. Yes the video in question was actually shot on the a6400. Out of interest, did you only find the IBIS mattered for stills during low light with long shutter speeds? Or did it make a noticeable difference during normal daytime shooting? I'm also struggling to justify why I'd pay the a6600 price compared to the a6400. What lens are you using? This can make a big difference. Sometimes the camera is faster at fixing focus than the lens, so it's constantly playing catch up.


For stills the IBIS is only useful for low light and indoors, but as I take many of my pictures in those conditions I find it very useful. In normal daylight it is totally unnecessary. For video it does help smooth out shakes from static handheld shooting, more than I thought it would from some of the critical reviews.
I only got the A6500 recently when it was £599 on Amazon, was umming and ahing over whether to get the A6400 but for what I do the IBIS seemed more relevant to me than state of the art AF + it was a lot cheaper. It's a difficult and annoying decision and there is no simple answer and the new aps-c Sony 16-55mm F2.8 lens doesn't have stabilisation either.
Edited by: "toaster" 8th Feb
Holgmaster08/02/2020 18:14

Whatever you buy important is that you look at the overall eco system. …Whatever you buy important is that you look at the overall eco system. Lenses and accessories etc. I moved from a semi pro shooter Nikon FF which I still have, to M4/3 system, aka G9. The G9 for the money is the best camera I have ever had and the m43 eco system suits well. Olympus and Panasonic m43 are amazing and the lenses are super sharp. I looked at Fuji and other offerings as well but the ergonomics of m43 is what I needed when I travel. Do I miss FF? Yes under certain circumstances and super low light, do I miss lurking around 10s of KG of kit, certainly not. The speed of the G9 is just mind blowing. That or the Olympus has my vote any time and the price you can pick up a G9 nowadays is by far the best all rounder camera there is in my opinion. But each to their own. Overall I always suggest to check out the overall system before investing into one system over another.


Yea but Sony A6400 or A6600 with the 16-55 f2.8 gives you a pretty compact, super sharp, compelling all-in-one package too
toaster08/02/2020 18:23

For stills the IBIS is only useful for low light and indoors, but as I …For stills the IBIS is only useful for low light and indoors, but as I take many of my pictures in those conditions I find it very useful. In normal daylight it is totally unnecessary. For video it does help smooth out shakes from static handheld shooting, more than I thought it would from some of the critical reviews. I only got the A6500 recently when it was £599 on Amazon, was umming and ahing over whether to get the A6400 but for what I do the IBIS seemed more relevant to me than state of the art AF + it was a lot cheaper. It's a difficult and annoying decision and there is no simple answer and the new aps-c Sony 16-55mm F2.8 lens doesn't has stabilisation either.


Yes was frustraining they didn't put OSS in that lens. I think your review of the IBIS pretty much matches my expectation - useful in low light if you want to handhold for stills with non-OSS lens (i.e. Sigma prime goodness). A slightly less glamorous method is using a neck strap and pulling it tight - this also takes a lot of the shake out and enables a slower shutter speed - but it's a workaround rather than a proper solution.

Frustraining because the only camera that offers the full package is the super expensive a6600!
Mike_HUKD08/02/2020 18:30

Frustraining because the only camera that offers the full package is the …Frustraining because the only camera that offers the full package is the super expensive a6600!


That's the camera business, they want our money!
Holgmaster08/02/2020 18:14

Whatever you buy important is that you look at the overall eco system. …Whatever you buy important is that you look at the overall eco system. Lenses and accessories etc. I moved from a semi pro shooter Nikon FF which I still have, to M4/3 system, aka G9. The G9 for the money is the best camera I have ever had and the m43 eco system suits well. Olympus and Panasonic m43 are amazing and the lenses are super sharp. I looked at Fuji and other offerings as well but the ergonomics of m43 is what I needed when I travel. Do I miss FF? Yes under certain circumstances and super low light, do I miss lurking around 10s of KG of kit, certainly not. The speed of the G9 is just mind blowing. That or the Olympus has my vote any time and the price you can pick up a G9 nowadays is by far the best all rounder camera there is in my opinion. But each to their own. Overall I always suggest to check out the overall system before investing into one system over another.


I am considering a g9 + olympus 12-100 or maybe a z50 and the nikon 24-120 I already own. G9 suppose to have a great viewfinder.
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