Sony A6100 Underwater Housing Buyer's Guide
SONY A6100 UNDERWATER HOUSINGS:
Ikelite Sony A6100 Underwater Housing
*Lightweight & Compact, Made from Polycarbonate, Affordable*
The Ikelite Sony A6100 Underwater Housing is made from ABS-PC blend polycarbonate which makes it virtually corrosion free and lightweight. This is a great housing option when traveling and going on dive trips. It also provides all essential camera controls. Another great feature of the housing is its price point, it's very affordable. The housing works with Ikelite's wide assortment of dry lock micro ports for use with a wide assortment of E-mount lenses. The housing can be outfitted with a vacuum kit for an extra safe seal which provides peace of mind that the camera is safe inside the housing.
Fantasea Sony A6100 Underwater Housing
*Affordable, Rugged & Durable, Excellent Ergonomics*
The Fantasea Sony A6100 Underwater Housing has been designed to be light weight, compact, and with excellent ergonomics. The housing offers a double O-ring seal. It includes their new Fantasea Hybrid Safety System which consists of a Vacuum Safety System and a moisture detector/alarm. This housing is compatible with a Fantasea flash trigger for quicker recycle times and the Fantasea bayonet system for easy underwater lens changes. It is one of the smallest mirrorless systems on the market - that's saying something for an APS-C sensor camera!
Nauticam Sony A6100 Underwater Housing
*Well Designed, Durable, Great Ergonomics*
The Nauticam Sony A6100 Underwater Housing is expected to live up to the name of Nauticam, which offers a top notch quality underwater housings. The housing is built from aircraft grade aluminum which makes it durable, robust, and built to last. Ergonomics is superb - buttons, dials and levers are readily available at your fingertips. The port system is easy to take on/off, and it supports the largest number of lenses.
ABOUT THE CAMERA:
The Sony A6100 Camera is a budget friendly camera with an APC-S sensor which provides quality image and video output. Compared performs better than its sibling, the A6000, but still falls short than the A6400 and A6500. The camera still packs a punch when it comes to features such as 24.2 megapixel APS-C CMOS Sensor, super fast autofocus, 4K video and lots more.
- 24.2 megapixel APS-C CMOS Sensor
- 0.02 second autofocus acquisition – contrast-phase detect hybrid AF system
- 425 phase detection AF points and an equal number of contrast detect AF points
- Real time AF tracking, including Animal Eye AF
- Native ISO Range of 100-32000
- 1/160 sec sync speed with flash
- 380 shot battery life
- 1.0 cm electronic viewfinder (limited underwater application)
- 4K @30fps video, 1080p @ 120fps
- No picture profiles
- No 5 axis in-body image-stabilization
- Supports E-Mount lenses
- Dimension: 4.75” X 2.75” X 2.375”
- Weight: 396 grams
The Sony a6400 camera is the closest to the Sony a6100 that we've tested. In fact, the image quality on the Sony a6100 should be about the same. Until underwater housings come out for the Sony a6100, check out these sample image from the a6400.