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Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon D800E
Top 47%1,304 points
Top 47%
Top 10%2,225 points
Top 10%
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon D800E
Top specs and features

Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM vs Nikon D800E: 66 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

3.56x more megapixels (main camera).
10.2MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
36.3MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.5 x 15.7mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
35.9 x 24mm

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.
9
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693
51

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
2.5fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
4fps

5. 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.
3200 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
25600 ISO

6. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
230shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
900shots

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
63
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
95

8. weight

678g lighter.
222g(Sony DT 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6)
HTC Re: 65.5g
900g

9. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/4000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/8000s

10. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
22.3bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
25.6bits

11. 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.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon D800E
12% have it

12. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon D800E
50% have it

13. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon D800E
31% have it

14. 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.
11.4Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
14.3Evs

15. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon D800E
46% have it

16. pixel density

1.69x higher pixel density.
262ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi
442ppi

17. 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.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon D800E
72% have it

18. resolution

4x higher resolution.
588 x 392px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px
1176 x 784px

19. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon D800E
9% have it

20. 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.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon D800E
16% have it

21. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon D800E
27% have it

22. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
230k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots
921k dots

23. 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.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon D800E
26% have it

24. battery power

1.61x more battery power.
1180mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
1900mAh

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.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon D800E
55% have it

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