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Nikon D5600

65points
54points

Sony A6000

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Cost-effectiveness winner
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60 facts in comparison

Nikon D5600 vs Sony A6000

Nikon D5600
Sony A6000

Why is Nikon D5600 better than Sony A6000?

  • 400shots longer battery life
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    820shotsvs420shots
  • Has phase-detection autofocus for videos
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  • Has an optical viewfinder
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  • Has a microphone input
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  • Has a stereo microphone
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  • Has timelapse function
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  • 116k dots higher resolution (screen)
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    1037k dotsvs921k dots
  • Has a touch screen
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Why is Sony A6000 better than Nikon D5600?

  • 140 more focus points
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    179vs39
  • 0.41% more megapixels (main camera)
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    24.3MPvs24.2MP
  • 2.2x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
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    11fpsvs5fps
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
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  • 5% more viewfinder coverage
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    100%vs95%
  • Has a remote control
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  • Has an electronic viewfinder (EVF)
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  • Can create panoramas in-camera
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Price comparison

Nikon D5600

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$896.95
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Sony A6000

Buy used:

$399.99

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Design

1.Has a flip-out screen
Nikon D5600
Sony A6000
Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.
2.Has a built-in focus motor
Nikon D5600
Sony A6000
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.
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.
4.has an optical viewfinder
Nikon D5600
Sony A6000
An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens will capture. OVFs have no time lag and require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders, which can drain battery life. OVFs are also better in low light situations.
5.Has a hot shoe
Nikon D5600
Sony A6000
A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
6.screen resolution

1037k dots

921k dots

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

Optics

1.sensor size

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.
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.
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

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.
Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
6.has AF tracking
Nikon D5600
Sony A6000
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

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.
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.
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
4.Has timelapse function
Nikon D5600
Sony A6000
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 D5600
Sony A6000
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
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. Depending on camera capabilities, frame rates for slow-motion videos vary between 60fps and 960fps.

Audio

1.has a microphone input
Nikon D5600
Sony A6000
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
2.has a stereo microphone
Nikon D5600
Sony A6000
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)

820shots

420shots

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 D5600
Sony A6000
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
3.has a rechargeable battery
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Sony A6000
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
4.has a battery level indicator
Nikon D5600
Sony A6000
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.supports Wi-Fi
Nikon D5600
Sony A6000
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
2.Has a remote control
Nikon D5600
Sony A6000
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
3.has an external memory slot
Nikon D5600
Sony A6000
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.
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Nikon D5600
Sony A6000
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.supports a remote smartphone
Nikon D5600
Sony A6000
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
6.has an HDMI output
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Sony A6000
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Price comparison

Nikon D5600

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Sony A6000

Buy used:

$399.99

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