Nikon D800ESony A6000
Top 6%2,474 points
Top 6%
Top 24%2,001 points
Top 24%
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.
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.
2979ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
1347ISO

6. has a flip-out screen

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

50% 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 D800E
Sony A6000
36% have it

12. 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

13. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
25.6bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
24.1bits

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.
0.000125s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
0.00025s

16. width

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

17. pixel density

9.8% higher pixel density.
442ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi
490ppi

18. 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

19. 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

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.
14.3Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
13.1Evs

21. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon D800E
Sony A6000
26% have it

22. height

54.9mm shorter.
121.9mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
67mm

23. Is dustproof and water resistant

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

24. volume

3.96x less body volume.
1438.3675830000002cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: cm³
361.8cm³

25. thickness

36.5mm thinner.
81.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
45mm

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