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Nikon COOLPIX A vs Sony Alpha Nex-5N

Take a look between the comparison of Nikon COOLPIX A and Sony Alpha Nex-5N, the Nikon COOLPIX A features 16.2MP DX-Format CMOS Sensor and ISO 100 – 6400 on the other hand Sony Alpha Nex-5N features 16.1Mp Exmor APS HD CMOS Sensor and Up to 100 25600 ISO, take a look at the Major Specification Below.

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Nikon COOLPIX A Major Features

· 16.2MP DX-Format CMOS Sensor

· NIKKOR 18.5mm Lens (35mm Equiv: 28mm)

· Fast f/2.8 Maximum Aperture

· 3.0″ 921k-Dot LCD Monitor

· Full HD 1080p Video with Stereo Sound

· Capture Photos in RAW Format

· Manual Focus Ring Adjustment

· Auto and Manual Exposure Bracketing

· Active D-Lighting, In-Camera Editing

· Wi-Fi via Optional WU-1a Adapter

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Sony Alpha Nex-5N Major Features

· 16.1Mp Exmor APS HD CMOS Sensor

· Tiltable 3.0″ Touch LCD

· BIONZ Image Processor

· 1080/60p HD Movie Capture

· Up to 10 FPS Shooting

· Photo Creativity Touch

· Sweep Panorama

· Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization

· Accepts Sony E-Mount Lenses

Major Difference

Nikon COOLPIX A vs. Sony Alpha Nex-5N Specification Comparison Table.

Features / Models

Nikon coolpix A

Sony Alpha Nex-5N

Megapixel

16.2 megapixels

16.1 megapixels

Sensor size / type

APS-C (23.6 x 15.7 mm)

APS-C (23.4 x 15.6 mm)

Optional zoom

Fixed Lens

Na

Aperture Range

F2.8

Na

Macro

10 cm

Na

Image stabilization

Sensor Shift

No

AF System

Contrast Detect

Contrast Detect

AF points

No

25

ISO

100 – 6400, (12800, 25600 with boost)

Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600

Shutter

Min/Max

30 sec 1/2000 sec

30 sec 1/4000 sec

Top Continuous Shooting Speed

4fps

10fps

Video

1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24fps)

1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)

Display

Fixed 3″ 921,000 TFT LCD monitor

Tilting 3″ 920,000

Viewfinder

No / Optional

Electronic (optional)

Hot Shoe

Yes

Yes

Dimensions 

111 x 64 x 40 mm

111 x 59 x 38 mm

Weight

299g

269g

Advantages of Nikon coolpix A

1. Nikon coolpix A have bit more megapixels compared to Sony Alpha Nex-5N

2. Nikon coolpix A have fixed lens/ Sony Alpha Nex-5N have Optional lenses available.

3. Nikon coolpix A have fixed Aperture Range / Sony Alpha Nex-5N have Optional lenses available.

4. Nikon coolpix A features better Macro range / Sony Alpha Nex-5N have Optional lenses available.

5. Image stabilization available in Nikon coolpix A /No Image stabilization available in Sony Alpha Nex-5N

 

Advantages of Sony Alpha Nex-5N

1. 25 AF points available in Sony Alpha Nex-5N / No AF point available in Nikon coolpix A

2. Sony Alpha Nex-5N have better Shutter Min/Max compared to Nikon coolpix A

3. Sony Alpha Nex-5N have better Shooting Speed compared to Nikon coolpix A

4. Sony Alpha Nex-5N have better video quality compared to Nikon coolpix A

5. Sony Alpha Nex-5N have viewfinder.

6. Sony Alpha Nex-5N have smaller dimensions compared to Nikon coolpix A

7. Sony Alpha Nex-5N have lite weight compared to Nikon coolpix A

 

Common Features of Both Cameras

1. Both features Same Sensor size / type

2. Both features Same AF System – Contrast detect

3. Both features Same ISO

4. Both features Same size / type of  Display

5. Both features Hot Shoe

Conclusion – Nikon Coolpix A is a perfect camera, Highly recommended for street photographers. With Sony NEX 5N you get better video mode and more option to change lenses, but comes with bigger size .

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