Sony NEX-6 Review - Image Quality – ISO Tests Review

Below are our standardised ISO test shots, starting with the Sony NEX-6”s lowest standard setting of ISO 100 and rising incrementally to the top setting of ISO 25,600.

Sony NEX-6 FULL ISO 100
ISO 100 – the full test scene

Sony NEX-6 ISO 100
ISO 100 – 100% crop

Sony NEX-6 ISO 200
ISO 200 – 100% crop

Sony NEX-6 ISO 400
ISO 400 – 100% crop
Up until ISO 400 the NEX-6 produces clean, noise-free images.

Sony NEX-6 ISO 800
ISO 800 – 100% crop
Some chroma noise does begin to appear by around ISO 400, although this does tend to be confined to areas of little detail and isn’t a huge problem.

Sony NEX-6 ISO 1600
ISO 1600 – 100% crop

Sony NEX-6 ISO 3200
ISO 3200 – 100% crop

Sony NEX-6 ISO FULL 3200
ISO 3200 – full-size
At higher sensitivities the NEX-6 proves to be effective at processing out noise from shadow areas, with images retaining a good deal of integrity in terms of colour and white balance.

Sony NEX-6 ISO 6400
ISO 6400 – 100% crop

Sony NEX-6 ISO 12,800
ISO 12,800 – 100% crop

Sony NEX-6 ISO 25,600
ISO 25,600 – 100% crop

Sony NEX-6 FULL ISO 25,600
ISO 25,600 – full size

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