Nikon D3300 Vs Sony Alpha a6000 Comparison
ProductsD3300
Nikon D3300
Alpha a6000
Sony Alpha a6000
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Whirlwire Rating1358814736
Video Features
Format
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
  • MOV
  • MP4
  • AVCHD
MicrophoneMono Stereo
SpeakerMono Mono
Resolutions
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 50fps
  • 424p @ 30fps
  • 424p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080i @ 60fps
  • 1080i @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 25fps
External mic input N/A
Storage
Storage Slot
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • Memory Stick Duo
  • Pro-HG Duo
Storage Slot Amount1 2
Sensor
Max Resolution6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Other Resolutions
  • 4512 x 3000
  • 3008 x 2000
  • 6000 x 3376
  • 4240 x 2832
  • 4240 x 2400
  • 3008 x 2000
  • 3008 x 1688
Image Ratio3:2
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
Megapixels24.2 24.3
SizeAPS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm) APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
TypeCMOS CMOS
ProcessorExpeed 4 Bionz X
Screen / Viewfinder
Screen Size3.0 3.0
Screen Pixels921,000 921,600
Screen TypeTFT LCD TFT LCD
Live View
Viewfinder TypeOptical (pentamirror) Electronic
Viewfinder Coverage95% 100%
Viewfinder magnification0.85 0.7
Articulated LCDN/A
Viewfinder resolutionN/A 1,440,000
Physical
BatteryBattery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ModelEN-EL14a lithium-ion NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery
Battery Life (shots)700 420
Weight (grams)430 344
Dimensions124 x 98 x 76mm 120 x 67 x 45 mm
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • 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
Manual Focus
Number of Focus Points11 179
Lens MountNikon F mount Sony E mount
Crop1.5 1.5
Digital ZoomN/A 2
Image
ISO Range100-12800 100-25600
ISO Minimum100 100
ISO Maximum25,600 51,200
White Balance Presets12 10
Custom White Balance
Uncompressed FormatRAW RAW
JPEG Quality Levels
  • Fine
  • Normal
  • Basic
  • Extra fine
  • Fine
  • Normal
File FormatNEF JPEG
Features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec
Aperture Priority
Shutter Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Modes
Scene Modes
  • Auto
  • Auto [Flash Off]
  • Child
  • Close-up
  • Landscape
  • Night Portrait
  • Portrait
  • Sports
Built-in Flash
Flash Range (M)12.0 6.0
External Flash
Flash Modes
  • Auto
  • Auto slow sync
  • Auto slow sync with red-eye reduction
  • Auto with red-eye reduction
  • Fill-flash
  • Off
  • Rear-curtain sync
  • Rear-curtain with slow sync
  • Red-eye Reduction
  • Red-eye reduction with slow sync
  • Slow Sync
  • Flash Off
  • Auto
  • fill-flaw
  • Slow Sync
  • redeye reduction
  • hi-speed sync
  • wireless control
Flash X Sync Speed1/200 N/A
FPS5 11
Self-timer
Metering Modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot AF-area
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure Compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV-1/2 EV steps)
Orientation Sensor
GPSOptional N/A
AE BracketingN/A
  • ±5 (3
  • 5 frames at 1/3 EV-1/2 EV-2/3 EV-1 EV-2 EV steps)
WB BracketingN/A
Connectivity
USB
HDMI
WirelessOptional
Remote ControlOptional
Body Type
Body TypeCompact SLR Rangefinder-style mirrorless
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