Sony Alpha 7R IINikon D3
Top 15%2,258 points
Top 15%
Top 34%1,753 points
Top 34%
Sony Alpha 7R II
Nikon D3
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Top specs and features

Sony Alpha 7R II vs Nikon D3: 67 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

3.29x more megapixels.
42.4MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
12.87MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
24 x 35.9mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
23.9 x 36mm

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.
399
Sony Alpha a9: 693
51

4. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony Alpha 7R II
Nikon D3
27% have it

5. weight

615g lighter.
625g
HTC Re: 65.5g
1.24kg

6. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
98
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
81

7. 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.
102400ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO
25600ISO

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
290shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
4300shots

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony Alpha 7R II
Nikon D3
36% have it

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony Alpha 7R II
Nikon D3
49% have it

11. fastest shutter speed

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

12. width

32.5mm narrower.
127mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
159.5mm

13. 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 Alpha 7R II
Nikon D3
25% have it

14. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1228k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
922k dots

16. height

61mm shorter.
96mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
157mm

17. volume

58.82% less body volume.
902.21cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
2191.13cm³

18. thickness

13.5mm thinner.
74mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
87.5mm

19. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Sony Alpha 7R II
Nikon D3
24% have it

20. 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 Alpha 7R II
Nikon D3
46% have it

21. 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.
Sony Alpha 7R II
Nikon D3
17% have it

22. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"
3"

23. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Sony Alpha 7R II
Nikon D3
23% have it

24. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Sony Alpha 7R II
Nikon D3
15% have it

25. 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.
Sony Alpha 7R II
Nikon D3
30% have it

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