Nikon D800Sony A6000
Top 12%2,278 points
Top 12%
Top 23%1,991 points
Top 23%
Nikon D800
Sony A6000
vs
Top specs and features

Nikon D800 vs Sony A6000: 70 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

49.38% more megapixels.
36.3MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.3MP

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 25.4mm
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 a9: 693
179

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
4fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
11fps

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
2853ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
1347ISO

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Nikon D800
Sony A6000
27% have it

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
95
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
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO
25600ISO

9. 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

10. video recording

2x better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

11. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Nikon D800
Sony A6000
37% have it

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
25.3bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
24.1bits

13. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/8000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/4000s

14. 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 D800
Sony A6000
11% have it

16. pixel density

10.86% higher pixel density.
442ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi
490ppi

17. 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

18. 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.
14.4Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
13.1Evs

19. 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 D800
Sony A6000
25% have it

20. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon D800
Sony A6000
26% have it

21. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Nikon D800
Sony A6000
9% have it

22. height

54.92mm shorter.
121.92mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
67mm

23. volume

74.77% less body volume.
1434.72cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
361.8cm³

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 1011px
1280 x 720px

25. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon D800
Sony A6000
24% have it

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