Nikon D3400 is a DSLR camera and Sony A6000 is mirrorless camera, but still we are excited to see the comparison of these two cameras according to their specifications. First of all we will compare it side by side specifications and then we will put our verdict infront of you.. So, let’s go…
|Features / Models||Nikon D3400
|Megapixel||24 megapixels||24 megapixels|
|Sensor size / type||APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)||APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 m)|
||Expeed 4||Bionz X|
|Low pass filter||No||Yes|
|AF System||Contrast + Phase Detect sensor||Contrast detect+Phase detect|
|AF points||11 points||179 AF-points|
|Shutter Min/Max||30sec 1/4000 sec||30 sec 1/8000 sec|
|Top Continuous Shooting Speed||5fps||11fps|
|Video||1920 x 1080 (60p,24fps)||1920 x1080 (30, 25, 24 fps)|
|Display||3.0″ TFT- LCD Rear Screen (921K pixels)||3.0″ 921k-Dot Xtra Fine Tilting LCD|
|Viewfinder||Optical Viewfinder (95%)||Electronic Viewfinder|
|Battery Life (CIPA)||1200 shots||344 Shots|
|Wireless connectivity||Built-In, Nikon snapbridge||Built-In|
|Dimensions||124 x 98 x 76 mm||120 x 67 x 45 mm|
Nikon D3400 vs. Sony A6000
Megapixel– It looks like both the two cameras will be capable to produce almost similar quality of images since two of these cameras employ the same resolution as well as sensor. But Nikon D3400 can bring a little difference that is the camera will able to capture fair details of the subjects comparatively more details than Sony, because the camera doesn’t have low-pass filter. On the other side, A6000 may not able to grab such details, because Sony incorporates low-pass filter.
AF points-You can see that both the cameras yield hybrid AF systems (Contrast+Phase), ensuring us that both Nikon as well as Sony will be very fast and accurate in tracking their desire target. But Sony A6000 is securing more number of grades all because of its extremely wide auto-focus coverage area – 179 focal points that tied up with high-precision contrast-detection AF of Sony A6000, letting the users to lock down the subjects extremely fast, which is moving across the entire frame. On the other side, Nikon D3400 has just only 11 AF points.
Shutter speed– Sony A6000 is much more capable to capture the actions of the fast moving subjects, because A6000 offers shutter speed of 1/8000 sec. On the other side, Nikon D3400 offers slower speed shutter of only 1/4000 sec.
Continuous shooting speed– Sony A6000 offers 11 fps of continuous shooting speed that is just unprecedented to capture the happy and frolic moments of any event. In other words, the Sony A6000 will not miss any action of the subjects. On the other side, Nikon D3400 offers only 5fps of continuous shooting speed.
Battery- Nikon D3400 is ensuring you to capture almost 1200 shots of different subjects at a time, whereas You can take only 344 shots at a single time charge.
Verdict-Nikon D3400 is an entry-level DSLR camera, but Sony A6000 gives you more than what you pay for. Also, Sony A6000 gently outperformed Nikon D3400. And the big factor is that the price of Sony A6000 is comparatively lower than that of Nikon D3400.