Just by looking at the table, we can almost clear that Sony A7 is outshining Nikon D5600. As you can see that Sony A7 employs Full-frame sensor plus the camera also also maximum AF points. Let’s see the details…
|Megapixel||24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor||24MP DX-Format CMOS Sensor|
|Sensor size||APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)||Full frame (35.8 x 23.9 mm)|
|Low pass filter||No||No|
|Image processor||Expeed 4||Bionz X|
|AF system||Contrast detect+Phase detect||Contrast detect+Phase detect|
||39 points||117 points|
|ISO||100-16000 Standard and 100-25600 Expandable||100-25600|
|Shutter Min/ mix||30sec 1/4000 sec||30 – 1/8000|
|Continuous shooting speed||5fps||5fps|
|Video||1920 x 1080 (60p,24fps)||1920 x 1080 (60p,24fps)|
|Display||3.2-inch Vari-angle LCD monitor||3.0″ Tiltable TFT LCD with 921.6K-Dots|
|Wireless||Built-In, Nikon Snapbridge||Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity with NFC|
|Dimensions||124 x 97 x 70 mm||127 x 94 x 48 mm|
Nikon D5600 vs Sony A7
Sensor size-Taking the advantage of massive Full-Frame sensors, Sony A7 will be able to produce tuck sharp and crystal-clear images with outstanding detail, sensitivity, and quality. On the other hand Nikon D5600 has APS-C sensor, which is quite smaller than the Full-frame sensor. However, both the two cameras are using the same resolutions of 24MP, but due to Full-frame sensor Sony is getting top priority.
AF system- Where is the difference in AF system of both cameras? Actually, both the two cameras of Nikon and Sony have Hybrid AF points; Phase detection for speed focusing and Contrast for accurate focusing of the desire subjects. However, despite of having the same AF system, Sony A7 users will be delight of getting creative 117-AF points (Phase detection), plus 25-point contrast-detection system for high speed and accuracy. Talking about the AF points of Nikon D5600, then the DX-Format camera employs 39 AF-Points only.
Shutter speed– Sony A7 will be great to capture each move of the rapidly moving subject since the camera offers faster shutter speed of 1/8000 sec. On the other side, Nikon D5600 captures the subjects with the highest shutter speed of 1/4000 sec only.
Display-The Nikon D5600 is equipped with a 3.2-inch Vari-angle LCD monitor that enables shooting from low angles, high angles, and even selfies.
Weather sealed– Sony A7 also offers you to go out for shooting even in the rainy time since the camera has weather sealed body. On the other hand, Nikon D5600 is not weather sealed camera.
Verdict – Sony A7 is an awesome compact Full-Frame camera offers robust specifications as you saw above. Nikon D5600 is obviously an entry-level DX-Format camera, however, there is a big difference in sensor size of both the camera and if you can afford you must go with the Sony A7 camera.