Nikon D4Sony A6000
Top 9%1,390 points
Top 9%
Top 20%1,222 points
Top 20%
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Megapixels
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Top 90%
194 cameras
19.73MP - 28.56MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Nikon D4 vs Sony A6000: 66 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

33.33% more megapixels.
16.20MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.30MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
36 x 23.9mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
23.5 x 15.6mm

3. focus points

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.
51
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
179

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
2965ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
1347ISO

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
11fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
11fps

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Nikon D4
Sony A6000
26% have it

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
89
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
82

8. maximum light sensitivity

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.
204800ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
25600ISO

9. video recording

50% better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

10. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
2600shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
420shots

11. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Nikon D4
Sony A6000
35% have it

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
24.70bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
24.10bits

13. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Nikon D4
11% have it

14. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0s
0s

15. pixel density

9.80% higher pixel density.
442ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi
490ppi

16. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Nikon D4
Sony A6000
25% have it

17. width

40mm narrower.
160mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
120mm

18. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon D4
25% have it

19. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
13.10Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.80Evs
13.10Evs

20. height

89.50mm shorter.
156.50mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
67mm

21. volume

6.25x less body volume.
2261cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
362cm³

22. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
921k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
921k dots

23. thickness

45.50mm thinner.
90.50mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
45mm

24. resolution

0.04% higher resolution.
1176 x 784px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
1280 x 720px

25. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon D4
Sony A6000
23% have it

26. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
Nikon D4
9% have it

27. Has a built-in focus motor

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.
Nikon D4
Sony A6000
16% have it

28. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3.20"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
3"

29. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Nikon D4
15% have it

30. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Nikon D4
18% have it

31. has AF tracking

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.
Nikon D4
Sony A6000
72% have it

32. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Nikon D4
Sony A6000
30% have it

33. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Nikon D4
Sony A6000
44% have it

34. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Nikon D4
Sony A6000
25% have it

35. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Nikon D4
Sony A6000
53% have it

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