Sony Alpha SLT-A99 Vs Nikon D5200 Vs Nikon D5300 Comparison
ProductsAlpha SLT-A99
Sony Alpha SLT-A99
D5200
Nikon D5200
D5300
Nikon D5300
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Whirlwire Rating182581351414404
Video Features
Format
  • MP4
  • AVCHD
  • H.264
MP4 MP4
MicrophoneStereo
SpeakerMono
Resolutions
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 424p @ 30fps
  • 1080i @ 60fps
  • 1080i @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 50fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 50fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 24fps
  • 424p @ 30fps
  • 424p @ 25fps
External mic input
Storage
Storage Slot
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • Memory Stick Duo
SD SD
Storage Slot Amount1 N/A 1
Sensor
Max Resolution6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Other Resolutions
  • 6000 x 3376
  • 3936 x 2624
  • 3936 x 2216
  • 2640 x 1760
  • 2640 x 1488
N/A N/A
Image Ratio
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
3:2 3:2
Megapixels24.3 24.1 24.2
SizeFull frame (35.8 x 23.8 mm) APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm) APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
TypeCMOS CMOS CMOS
ProcessorBIONZ EXPEED 3 Expeed 4
Screen / Viewfinder
Articulated LCD
Screen Size3.0 3.0 3.2
Screen Pixels1,229,000 921,000 1,037,000
Screen TypeTFT LCD TFT LCD TFT LCD
Live View
Viewfinder TypeElectronic Optical (pentamirror) Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder Coverage100% 95% 95%
Viewfinder magnification0.71 0.78x 0.82x
Viewfinder resolution2,359,000 N/A N/A
Physical
Weather Sealed N/A N/A
BatteryBattery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ModelLithium-Ion NP-FM500H Lithium-Ion EN-EL14 Lithium-Ion EN-EL14a
Battery Life (shots)500 660 600
Weight (grams)812 555 480
Dimensions147 x 111 x 78 mm 129 x 98 x 78 mm 125 x 98 x 76 mm
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital Zoom N/A N/A
Manual Focus
Number of Focus Points19 39 39
Lens MountSony/Minolta Alpha Nikon F mount Nikon F mount
Crop1 1.5x 1.5x
Image
ISO Range100-25600 100-6400 100-12800
ISO Minimum100 100 100
ISO Maximum25,600 25,600 25,600
White Balance Presets8 12 12
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilisation N/A N/A
Uncompressed FormatRAW RAW RAW
JPEG Quality Levels
  • Extra fine
  • Fine
  • Standard
Fine Fine
File FormatN/A NEF NEF
Features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec 30 sec 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec 1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec
Aperture Priority
Shutter Priority
Manual Exposure Mode N/A
External Flash
Flash Modes
  • Auto
  • On
  • Off
  • Red-Eye
  • Slow Sync
  • High Speed Sync
  • Rear Curtain
  • Fill-in
  • Wireless
N/A N/A
Flash X Sync Speed1/250 sec N/A N/A
FPS6 5 5
Self-timer
Metering Modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
N/A
Exposure Compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV - 1/2 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing ±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing
Orientation Sensor
GPS Optional
Built-in FlashN/A
Flash Range (M)N/A 12.0 12.0
Timelapse RecordingN/A
Connectivity
USB
HDMI
Remote Control
Headphone N/A N/A
WirelessN/A N/A
Body Type
Body TypeMid-size SLR Compact SLR Compact SLR
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