Nikon D800Sony A6000
Top 13%2,142 points
Top 13%
Top 26%1,816 points
Top 26%
Nikon D800
Sony A6000
vs
Top specs and features

Nikon D800 vs Sony A6000: 70 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

49.38% more megapixels (main camera).
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 a7 III: 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. 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.
25600 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
25600 ISO

8. 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

9. 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

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. 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 D800
Sony A6000
11% have it

14. 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

15. 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

16. pixel density

10.86% higher pixel density.
442ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 1437.5ppi
490ppi

17. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Nikon D800
Sony A6000
31% have it

18. Is dustproof and water resistant

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

19. has a built-in HDR mode

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

20. resolution

0.04% higher resolution.
1176 x 784px
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 3680 x 2760px
1280 x 720px

21. 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 D800
Sony A6000
72% have it

22. 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
26% have it

23. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon D800
Sony A6000
25% have it

24. width

24.78mm narrower.
144.78mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
120mm

25. volume

74.77% less body volume.
1434.72cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³
361.8cm³

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