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70points
71points

Nikon D7200

69points
62points

Sony Alpha 7

Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
Nikon D7200
Sony Alpha 7
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69 facts in comparison

Nikon D7200 vs Sony Alpha 7

Nikon D7200
Sony Alpha 7
70
points
Nikon D7200
69
points
Sony Alpha 7

Why is Nikon D7200 better than Sony Alpha 7?

  • 1.69% more megapixels (main camera)
    24.71MPvs24.3MP
  • 770shots longer battery life
    ?

    1110shotsvs340shots
  • 20% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    ?

    6fpsvs5fps
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Has a built-in focus motor
    ?
  • Has phase detection autofocus for videos
    ?
  • Has an optical viewfinder
    ?
  • Has timelapse function
    ?

Why is Sony Alpha 7 better than Nikon D7200?

  • 2.33x larger sensor
    ?

    35.8 x 23.9mmvs23.5 x 15.6mm
  • 66 more focus points
    ?

    117vs51
  • Has a flip-out screen
    ?
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
    ?
  • 201g lighter
    474gvs675g
  • 0.13% higher resolution
    ?

    1358 x 906pxvs1280 x 960px
  • 8.8% higher pixel density
    544ppivs500ppi
  • 2k dots higher resolution (screen)
    ?

    1230k dotsvs1228k dots

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Design

1.resolution
?

The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis.

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Fujifilm GFX100

1774 x 1330px

1280 x 960px

1358 x 906px

2.pixel density
?

Best

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1437.5ppi

500ppi

544ppi

3. more viewfinder coverage
?

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 afterwards to get them looking perfect.

Best

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100%

100%

100%

4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Nikon D7200
Sony Alpha 7
5.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 D7200
Sony Alpha 7
6.Has a flip-out screen
?

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Nikon D7200
Sony Alpha 7

Optics

1.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.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

51

117

2.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 D7200
Sony Alpha 7
3.sensor size
?

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

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Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

23.5 x 15.6mm

35.8 x 23.9mm

4.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.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

25600 ISO

25600 ISO

5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
?

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Nikon D7200
Sony Alpha 7
6.has built-in optical image stabilization
?

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

Nikon D7200
Sony Alpha 7

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
?

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.

Best

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

3456 x 50fps

1080 x 60fps

1080 x 60fps

2.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
?

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.

Nikon D7200
Sony Alpha 7
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
?

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Nikon D7200
Sony Alpha 7
4.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 D7200
Sony Alpha 7
5.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 D7200
Sony Alpha 7
6.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 D7200
Sony Alpha 7

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
?

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Nikon D7200
Sony Alpha 7
2.has a microphone input
?

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Nikon D7200
Sony Alpha 7
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Nikon D7200
Sony Alpha 7
4.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*

Nikon D7200
Sony Alpha 7
5.Has a zoom microphone
?

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.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

Nikon D7200
Sony Alpha 7

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)
?

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

1110shots

340shots

2.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Nikon D7200
Sony Alpha 7
3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Nikon D7200
Sony Alpha 7
4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Nikon D7200
Sony Alpha 7

Features

1.has an external memory slot
?

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

Nikon D7200
Sony Alpha 7
2.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Nikon D7200
Sony Alpha 7
3.Has a remote control
?

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Nikon D7200
Sony Alpha 7
4.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
?

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.

Nikon D7200
Sony Alpha 7
5.has an accelerometer
?

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Nikon D7200
Sony Alpha 7
6.has a HDMI output
?

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Nikon D7200
Sony Alpha 7

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