51points

Nikon D3500

59points

Nikon D5600

83points

Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS

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Nikon D3500vs Nikon D5600vs Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS

Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
51
points
Nikon D3500
59
points
Nikon D5600
83
points
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS

Why is Nikon D3500 better than the others?

  • Battery life (CIPA)
    ?

    1550shotsvs820,410shots
  • Weight
    ?

    365gvs465,403g

Why is Nikon D5600 better than the others?

  • Screen resolution
    ?

    1037k dotsvs921,921.6k dots
  • Battery power
    ?

    1500mAhvs1230,1020mAh
  • Screen size
    ?

    3.2"vs3,3"

Why is Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS better than the others?

  • Focus points
    ?

    425vs11,39
  • Maximum light sensitivity
    ?

    102400 ISOvs25600,25600 ISO
  • Continuous shooting at high resolution
    ?

    11fpsvs5,5fps
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Viewfinder coverage
    ?

    100%vs95,95%
  • Has an electronic viewfinder (EVF)
    ?
  • Can create panoramas in-camera
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  • Supports slow-motion video recording
    ?

Price comparison

Nikon D3500

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D3500 AmazonNikon D3500 W/ AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/...Nikon D3500 W/ AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Black
Amazon logo
$496.95

Nikon D5600

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR ...Nikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR and 70-300mm Lenses + 128GB Card, Tripod, Flash, and More (20pc Bundle)
Amazon logo
$809.00
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR ...Nikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR Lens + 32GB Card, Tripod, Case, and More (18pc Bundle)
Amazon logo
$629.00
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 w/AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3...Nikon D5600 w/AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR + Case + 32GB SD Card (15pc Bundle)
Amazon logo
$629.00
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 DSLR Camera Bundle with 18-5...Nikon D5600 DSLR Camera Bundle with 18-55mm VR Lens | Built-in Wi-Fi|24.2 MP CMOS Sensor | |EXPEED 4 Image Processor and Full HD Videos + 64GB Memory(17pcs)
Amazon logo
$599.00
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR ...Nikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR Lens + 32GB Card, Tripod, Flash, and More (20pc Bundle)
Amazon logo
$649.00
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR ...Nikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR and 70-300mm Lenses + 2 Pc 64GB Memory, Tripod, Flash, and More (23pc Bundle)
Amazon logo
$879.00
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 24.2MP DSLR Digital Camera w...Nikon D5600 24.2MP DSLR Digital Camera with AF-P DX 18-55mm Lens (1576) USA Model Deluxe Bundle -Includes- Sandisk 64GB SD Card + Large Camera Bag + Filter Kit + Spare Battery + Telephoto Lens + More
Amazon logo
$734.95
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 24.2MP DSLR Camera with 18-5...Nikon D5600 24.2MP DSLR Camera with 18-55mm and 70-300mm Lenses Bundled with 64GB SD Card, Filters, and Accessories (9 Items)
Amazon logo
$879.95
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 Wi-Fi Digital SLR Camera wit...Nikon D5600 Wi-Fi Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm VR & 70-300mm DX AF-P Lenses with 32GB Card + Backpack + Flash + Tripod + Kit (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$698.00
Nikon D5600 aliexpressYONGNUO YN50MM 50MM F1.4N F1.4 E Standar...YONGNUO YN50MM 50MM F1.4N F1.4 E Standard Prime Lens AF/MF for Nikon D3400 D5300 D7200 D750 D5600 D3200 D7100 D3300 D7200 D850
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$152.00

Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS

Buy used:

$1,634.95

ProductStorePrice
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS AmazonSony Alpha A6400 4K Wi-Fi Digital Camera...Sony Alpha A6400 4K Wi-Fi Digital Camera & 18-135mm Lens with 64GB Card + Battery + Charger + Case + Tripod + 2 Lens Kit
Amazon logo
$1,328.00
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS AmazonSony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Digital Came...Sony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens, Bundle with Camera Bag + Filter Kit + 32GB SD Card + SD Card Case + Corel Mac Software Kit + Cleaning Kit + Card Reader
Amazon logo
$1,298.00
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS AmazonSony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Digital Came...Sony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens & Pro Accessory Bundle incl. 2X 64GB Transcend Memory Card, Gadget Bag, UV-CPL-FLD Filters and Macro Kits and More
Amazon logo
$1,298.00
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS AmazonSony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Camera with ...Sony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Camera with 18-135mm Lens Bundle + 64GB Memory + (18PC Bundle)
Amazon logo
$1,298.00
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS AmazonSony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Camera with ...Sony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Camera with 18-135mm Lens Bundle + Extreme Speed 64GB Memory + (28 Items)
Amazon logo
$1,349.00
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS AmazonSony a6400 Mirrorless Digital Camera Bun...Sony a6400 Mirrorless Digital Camera Bundle: 18-135mm Lens, 55-210mm Lens, 64 GB SDXC, Filter Kit, 3 Batteries, USB Charger, Corel Photo Suite, Messenger Bag, VCT-SGR1 Grip, SD Card Wallet, Mic
Amazon logo
$1,548.00
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS AmazonSony a6400 Mirrorless Digital Camera Bun...Sony a6400 Mirrorless Digital Camera Bundles (A6400 w/ 18-135mm Lens, Essential Kit)
Amazon logo
$1,298.00
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS AmazonSony a6400 Mirrorless Digital Camera Bun...Sony a6400 Mirrorless Digital Camera Bundle 18-135mm Lens, 55-210mm Lens, 64GB SDXC Card, Filter Kit, USB Charger, Corel Photo Suite, Messenger Bag, Flex Tripod, SD Card Wallet
Amazon logo
$1,498.00
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS AmazonSony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Camera with ...Sony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Camera with 18-135mm and 55-210mm Lenses Bundle + Extreme Speed 64GB Memory + (31 Items)
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$1,579.00

Design

1.Has a flip-out screen
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.Has a built-in focus motor
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
4.weight

365g

465g

403g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.viewfinder coverage

95%

95%

100%

With 100% coverage, you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage, you may have to crop your photos afterward to get them looking perfect.
6.is dustproof and water-resistant
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

Optics

1.sensor size

23.5 x 15.6mm

23.5 x 15.6mm

23.5 x 15.6mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
2.focus points

11

39

425

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
3.megapixels (main camera)

24.2MP

24.2MP

24.2MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
4.maximum light sensitivity

25600 ISO

25600 ISO

102400 ISO

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
5.continuous shooting at high resolution

5fps

5fps

11fps

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
6.has AF tracking
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

1080 x 60fps

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
2.Has phase-detection autofocus for videos
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
A phase-detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
4.Has timelapse function
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
5.has a 24p cinema mode
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
6.supports slow-motion video recording
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
Slow-motion is an artistic video effect that makes time seem to go slower. It is achieved by recording a video at a higher frame-rate than the standard playback rate of 24fps or 30fps. Frame rates for slow-motion videos vary between 60fps and 960fps.

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
2.has a microphone input
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
3.number of microphones

1

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.Has a zoom microphone
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations.
6.has stereo speakers
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)

1550shots

820shots

410shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
2.has a removable battery
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
3.has a rechargeable battery
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
4.has a battery level indicator
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.battery power

1230mAh

1500mAh

1020mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
6.has wireless charging
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Features

1.supports Wi-Fi
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
2.has an external memory slot
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
3.Has a remote control
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
5.has an HDMI output
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
6.supports a remote smartphone
Nikon D3500
Nikon D5600
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

Price comparison

Nikon D3500

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D3500 AmazonNikon D3500 W/ AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/...Nikon D3500 W/ AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Black
Amazon logo
$496.95

Nikon D5600

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR ...Nikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR and 70-300mm Lenses + 128GB Card, Tripod, Flash, and More (20pc Bundle)
Amazon logo
$809.00
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR ...Nikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR Lens + 32GB Card, Tripod, Case, and More (18pc Bundle)
Amazon logo
$629.00
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 w/AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3...Nikon D5600 w/AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR + Case + 32GB SD Card (15pc Bundle)
Amazon logo
$629.00
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 DSLR Camera Bundle with 18-5...Nikon D5600 DSLR Camera Bundle with 18-55mm VR Lens | Built-in Wi-Fi|24.2 MP CMOS Sensor | |EXPEED 4 Image Processor and Full HD Videos + 64GB Memory(17pcs)
Amazon logo
$599.00
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR ...Nikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR Lens + 32GB Card, Tripod, Flash, and More (20pc Bundle)
Amazon logo
$649.00
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR ...Nikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR and 70-300mm Lenses + 2 Pc 64GB Memory, Tripod, Flash, and More (23pc Bundle)
Amazon logo
$879.00
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 24.2MP DSLR Digital Camera w...Nikon D5600 24.2MP DSLR Digital Camera with AF-P DX 18-55mm Lens (1576) USA Model Deluxe Bundle -Includes- Sandisk 64GB SD Card + Large Camera Bag + Filter Kit + Spare Battery + Telephoto Lens + More
Amazon logo
$734.95
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 24.2MP DSLR Camera with 18-5...Nikon D5600 24.2MP DSLR Camera with 18-55mm and 70-300mm Lenses Bundled with 64GB SD Card, Filters, and Accessories (9 Items)
Amazon logo
$879.95
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 Wi-Fi Digital SLR Camera wit...Nikon D5600 Wi-Fi Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm VR & 70-300mm DX AF-P Lenses with 32GB Card + Backpack + Flash + Tripod + Kit (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$698.00
Nikon D5600 aliexpressYONGNUO YN50MM 50MM F1.4N F1.4 E Standar...YONGNUO YN50MM 50MM F1.4N F1.4 E Standard Prime Lens AF/MF for Nikon D3400 D5300 D7200 D750 D5600 D3200 D7100 D3300 D7200 D850
aliexpress logo
$152.00

Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS

Buy used:

$1,634.95

ProductStorePrice
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS AmazonSony Alpha A6400 4K Wi-Fi Digital Camera...Sony Alpha A6400 4K Wi-Fi Digital Camera & 18-135mm Lens with 64GB Card + Battery + Charger + Case + Tripod + 2 Lens Kit
Amazon logo
$1,328.00
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS AmazonSony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Digital Came...Sony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens, Bundle with Camera Bag + Filter Kit + 32GB SD Card + SD Card Case + Corel Mac Software Kit + Cleaning Kit + Card Reader
Amazon logo
$1,298.00
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS AmazonSony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Digital Came...Sony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens & Pro Accessory Bundle incl. 2X 64GB Transcend Memory Card, Gadget Bag, UV-CPL-FLD Filters and Macro Kits and More
Amazon logo
$1,298.00
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS AmazonSony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Camera with ...Sony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Camera with 18-135mm Lens Bundle + 64GB Memory + (18PC Bundle)
Amazon logo
$1,298.00
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS AmazonSony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Camera with ...Sony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Camera with 18-135mm Lens Bundle + Extreme Speed 64GB Memory + (28 Items)
Amazon logo
$1,349.00
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS AmazonSony a6400 Mirrorless Digital Camera Bun...Sony a6400 Mirrorless Digital Camera Bundle: 18-135mm Lens, 55-210mm Lens, 64 GB SDXC, Filter Kit, 3 Batteries, USB Charger, Corel Photo Suite, Messenger Bag, VCT-SGR1 Grip, SD Card Wallet, Mic
Amazon logo
$1,548.00
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS AmazonSony a6400 Mirrorless Digital Camera Bun...Sony a6400 Mirrorless Digital Camera Bundles (A6400 w/ 18-135mm Lens, Essential Kit)
Amazon logo
$1,298.00
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS AmazonSony a6400 Mirrorless Digital Camera Bun...Sony a6400 Mirrorless Digital Camera Bundle 18-135mm Lens, 55-210mm Lens, 64GB SDXC Card, Filter Kit, USB Charger, Corel Photo Suite, Messenger Bag, Flex Tripod, SD Card Wallet
Amazon logo
$1,498.00
Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS AmazonSony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Camera with ...Sony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Camera with 18-135mm and 55-210mm Lenses Bundle + Extreme Speed 64GB Memory + (31 Items)
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$1,579.00

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