Nikon D800ESony A6000
Top 4%1,460 points
Top 4%
Top 21%1,209 points
Top 21%
Nikon D800E
Sony A6000
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Top specs and features

Nikon D800E vs Sony A6000: 70 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

49.38% more megapixels.

2. sensor size

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

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Nikon D800E
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.

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.

9. video recording

50% better video recording quality.
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.
420shots

11. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Nikon D800E
Sony A6000
36% have it

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.

13. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon D800E
Sony A6000
49% have it

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 D800E
Sony A6000
11% have it

15. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.

16. 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 D800E
Sony A6000
25% have it

17. pixel density

9.8% higher pixel density.
490ppi

18. width

24.78mm narrower.
120mm

19. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon D800E
Sony A6000
25% have it

20. 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.
13.1Evs

21. higher resolution (screen)

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

22. height

54.9mm shorter.

23. volume

3.96x less body volume.

24. thickness

36.5mm thinner.

25. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
Nikon D800E
Sony A6000
9% have it

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