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Nikon D850
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Top 6%2,308 points
Top 6%
Top 7%2,284 points
Top 7%
Nikon D850
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Top specs and features

Nikon D850 vs Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM: 79 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

2.82x more megapixels (main camera).
45.7MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
16.2MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
35.9 x 23.9mm
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.
153
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693
15

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
7fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
10fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Nikon D850
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
28% have it

6. 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.
102400 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
12800 ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
1840shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
330shots

8. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
2160 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

9. weight

423g lighter.
915g
HTC Re: 65.5g
492g

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Nikon D850
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
38% have it

11. 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

12. 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 D850
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
12% have it

13. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon D850
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
50% have it

14. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Nikon D850
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
31% have it

15. 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 D850
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
72% have it

16. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Nikon D850
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
9% have it

17. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon D850
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
25% have it

18. 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 D850
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
16% have it

19. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon D850
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
27% have it

20. 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 D850
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
26% have it

21. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
2359k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots
921k dots

22. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Nikon D850
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
25% have it

23. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Nikon D850
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
20% have it

24. 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 D850
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
18% have it

25. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Nikon D850
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
55% have it

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