Nikon D600Sony A6000
Top 10%1,369 points
Top 10%
Top 20%1,222 points
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194 cameras
19.73MP - 28.56MP
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Nikon D600 vs Sony A6000: 65 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

1.65% more megapixels.
24.70MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.30MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
35.9 x 24mm
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.
39
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
179

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
2980ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
1347ISO

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
5.50fps
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 D600
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.
94
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.
25600ISO
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.
900shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
420shots

11. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Nikon D600
Sony A6000
35% have it

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
25.10bits
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 D600
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. 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 D600
Sony A6000
25% have it

16. pixel density

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

17. width

21mm narrower.
141mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
120mm

18. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon D600
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.
14.20Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.80Evs
13.10Evs

20. height

46mm shorter.
113mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
67mm

21. volume

3.61x less body volume.
1306.51cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
362cm³

22. thickness

37mm thinner.
82mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
45mm

23. 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

24. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon D600
Sony A6000
23% have it

25. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
Nikon D600
9% have it

26. 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 D600
Sony A6000
16% have it

27. Has timelapse function

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.
Nikon D600
13% 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. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Nikon D600
18% have it

30. 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 D600
Sony A6000
30% 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 D600
Sony A6000
72% have it

32. 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 D600
Sony A6000
44% have it

33. 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 D600
Sony A6000
25% have it

34. 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 D600
Sony A6000
53% have it

35. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Nikon D600
Sony A6000
87% have it

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