Nikon D800ESony A6000
Top 5%1,447 points
Top 5%
Top 20%1,222 points
Top 20%
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Megapixels
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Top 85%
10 cameras
28.56MP - 37.39MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Nikon D800E vs Sony A6000: 68 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

49.38% more megapixels.
36.30MP
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.
51
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
179

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
2979ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
1347ISO

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
4fps
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 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.
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
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 D800E
Sony A6000
35% have it

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
25.60bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
24.10bits

13. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon D800E
48% 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
11% have it

15. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0s
0s

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

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

18. width

24.78mm narrower.
144.78mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
120mm

19. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon D800E
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.
14.30Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.80Evs
13.10Evs

21. height

54.90mm shorter.
121.90mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
67mm

22. volume

3.96x less body volume.
1434.72cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
362cm³

23. 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

24. thickness

36.50mm thinner.
81.50mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
45mm

25. 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

26. Is dustproof and water resistant

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

27. 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 D800E
Sony A6000
16% have it

28. 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 D800E
13% have it

29. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3.20"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
3"

30. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Nikon D800E
15% have it

31. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Nikon D800E
18% have it

32. 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 D800E
Sony A6000
72% have it

33. 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 D800E
Sony A6000
30% have it

34. 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 D800E
Sony A6000
44% have it

35. 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 D800E
Sony A6000
25% have it

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