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Sony A99 II vs Nikon D500

sony-a99-ii-vs-nikon-d500Sony A99 II is highly advanced full-frame mirrorless camera, whereas Nikon D500 is APS-C format camera. Sony A99 II has secure maximum grades for its better image quality, tuck-sharp AF performance etc. Let’s see the performance Nikon D500…

Feature/Models Sony A99 II
Nikon D500
Megapixel 42.4 megapixels
20.9 megapixels
Sensor size Full frame (36 x 24 mm) APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm)
Image processor  Bionz X
Expeed 5
AF system Contrast detect+ Phase detect Contrast Detect + phase
AF points 399 153
ISO Auto, 100-25600 (expandable to 50-102400) 50-1640000
Shutter speed 1/8000 to 30 sec
1/8000 to 30 sec
Image Stabilization 5-axis No
Continuous shooting speed  12fps 10fps
Video 4K @30 fps (3840 x 2160) 4K Video at 30 fps
Display 3.0″ 1,228.8k-Dot Tilting LCD Monitor
3.2″ 1.62m-Dot Touchscreen LCD Monitor
Hot shoe  Yes  Yes
Wireless Built-in Built-in
Environmentally sealed yes yes
Battery life 490 shots 1240 shots
Weight 849 g 860 g
Size 143 x 104 x 76 mm 147 x 115 x 81 mm

Sony A99 II vs Nikon D500

Image quality– In this comparison, Sony A99 II is getting the upper hand since it features a 35 mm full-frame 42.4-megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor, ensuring the users to acquire exquisite details, colors, and textures of the desired subjects. Compared to Sony A99 II in terms of image quality, Nikon D500 is lagging behind that carries APS-C sensor along with only 20.9 Megapixels. The biggest plus point of Sony A99 I users is that the camera employs full-frame sensors which is comparatively larger that the APS-C sized sensor. Bigger the sensor, maximum will be the amount of lights as a result sharp and crystal-clear images are possible in almost all kind of shooting situation.

AF system- The AF system of Sony A99 II is impossibly advanced that features 79-phase detection AF points for accurate focus and depth, whereas 399 plane phase detection AF points for wider coverage. Moreover, when the plane phase detection AF sensor is included with dedicated phase-detection AF sensor— the 79 Hybrid Cross AF points are become selectable, so that fast and accurate tracking of the subjects can be done effortlessly.

On the other side, Nikon D500 integrates Multi-CAM 20K AF system, which features 153 total phase-detection points, including 99 cross-type sensors, however, only 55 of the points are selectable (Not so advanced as Sony A99 II).

ISO– Photographers whose desire is to get high quality images in dark environments should prefer Nikon D500. The native ISO range of 100 – 51,200, expandable to 50 – 1,640,000 equivalent, ensuring that you capture the shots with great details and with minimal noise. Sony A99 II has the expandable sensitivity range of 102400.

Image stabilization- The advantages of Sony A-99 II is that it incorporates 5-axis I.S that is highly effective in Correcting pitch and yaw motions, correcting horizontal/vertical motion and correcting roll motion as well, so that one can get crisp and blur-free images. Usually, 5-axis image stabilization inside A99 II is the vibration reduction mechanism that effectively reduces the appearances of unwanted camera shakes. The other plus point of 5-axis image stabilization is that you can take night scenes with nearly shake-free clarity in stills and movies. But sorry, you don’t have the advantages of 5-axis I.S in Nikon D500.

Continuous shooting speed- No chance to miss any action of fast moving subjects, when you use Sony A99 II, the camera with 12 fps can capture the fast action of the subjects easily. On the other hand, the users of Nikon D500 have to work with 5FPS only.

Shots– By using Nikon D500—one can take around 1240 shots at a time, whereas with Sony A99 II will allow you to take 490 shots only in a single time charge.

Verdict- Sony A99 II is ready to cover the full sport event—the camera is effortless and unobtrusive and will be a perfect camera for sports photography. Nikon D500 is DSLR for landscape shooters.

 

Sony A99 II vs Sony A7S II

sony-a99-ii-vs-sony-a7s-iiSony A99 II is the camera every photographer must want to get their hands on atleast once, even if the user is Non-Sony lover, since the A-mount camera from Sony integrates remarkable 399 AF points and then its robust 42.4 Mp resolution, ensuring to get you images with stunning details. On the other hand, Sony A7S II is its own sibling, but still lagging behind than A99 II in almost all major sections. Get your eyes on our detail comparison…

Feature/Models Sony A99 II Sony A7s II Megapixel 42.4 megapixels

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Canon 5D Mark IV Compatibility issue on usage SIGMA interchangeable lenses

Canon 5D Mark IV

Sigma revealed the Canon 5D Mark IV compatibility warning to all people who are going to buy this Canon product. Actually, issues are easily noticeable when Sigma interchangeable lenses are attached to Canon 5D Mark IV. However, this is not only 5D Mark IV’s problem, but the camera body with almost same features as 5D Mark IV faces the same issue.

Here is what Sigma says:

Sony A99 II vs Nikon D810

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You will surely be impressed with the superior color bit depth and dynamic range produced by Nikon D810. Possibly, we have chosen one of the best competitors for truly remarkable Sony A99 II. Let see the comparison in details…

Feature/Models Sony A99 II Nikon D810 Megapixel 42.4 megapixels 36 megapixels Sensor size Full frame (36 x 24 mm) Full frame (36 x 24 mm) Low pass filter No No Image processor Bionz X Expeed 4 AF system Contrast detect+ Phase detect Contrast Detect+ Phase detect AF points 399 51

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Sony A99 II vs Nikon D750

sony-a99-ii-vs-nikon-d750Sony A99 II is the great invention from Sony that incorporates truly wonderful specifications including creative 399 AF points, 42 Mp resolution, ISO and more. Nikon D750 is DSLR camera, but it looks like Sony A99 II beats this camera very poorly. Let’s see the details…

Feature/Models Sony A99 II Nikon D750 Megapixel 42.4 megapixels 24 megapixels Sensor size Full frame (36 x 24 mm) Full frame (36 x 24 mm) Image processor Bionz X Expeed 4 AF system Contrast detect+ Phase detect Contrast Detect+ Phase detect AF points 399

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Nikon will announce full-frame mirrorless camera?

sony-a7rii-620x620So finally, Nikon is seriously preparing to bring a competitor for the constantly leading Sony’s world popular full-frame mirrorless “A7” segment. Maybe, there are numbers of Nikon users who have been wished to buy a Nikon made full frame mirrorless cameras and based upon this familiar thought— Nikon will introduce a full-frame mirrorless camera very soon, according to the rumor. However, rumor suggests that Nikon is not very clear if they will exactly announce the full-frame mirrorless or medium format camera, but

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Sony A99 II vs Canon 5D Mark IV

sony-a99-ii-vs-canon-5d-mar The most attracting part of Sony A99 II is its mouthwatering 399 AF points and there are few other extraordinary specs included into the core of Sony A99 II. But, is Canon 5D Mark IV really looking modest infront of Sony A99 II camera? Let’s see…

Feature/Models Sony A99 II Canon 5D Mark IV Megapixel 42.4 megapixels 30.4 megapixels Sensor size Full frame (36 x 24 mm) Full frame (36 x 24 mm) Image processor Bionz X DIGIC 6+ AF system Contrast detect+ Phase detect Contrast Detect+ Phase detect

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Sony A99 II vs Nikon D5

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Let see head to head comparison between Sony A99 II and Nikon D5. One is high-end mirrorless and other is high-end DSLR camera. You should know that higher frame rates is much necessary to shoot the fast action shots and you can see that Nikon D5 offers higher frame rates. But, the AF system of Sony is just unmatched, you can see Sony A99 II offers 399 plane phase AF system to track the high-speed s moving subject across the frame. Let see the comparison in details.

Feature/Models Sony

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Sample images of Sony A99 II

Sony A99 II announced with high-end specifications, a big jump in the core specifications than its predecessor Sony A99. Now, you can see the sample images of A99 II…

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M mode, 1/100 sec., F8, ISO 100, Auto white balance

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M mode, 1/1000 sec., F2.8, ISO 1600, Auto white balance

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Sony A99 II vs Canon 1DX Mark II

sony-a99-ii-vs-canon-1dx-maSony A99 II’s high-end specifications can steal the attention of pro-photographers easily and it looks like users will ready to spare extra cash (than its list price) to get this brilliant A99 II camera without even thinking twice. Sony is offering their users a package full of extraordinary specifications including the acclaimed 4D Focus system along with 79-point dedicated phase detection AF sensor with 399 focal plane phase detection AF points for blazing fast AF performance and then its 12 fps of continuous drive. Well, Sony A99 II is obviously

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