Nikon D810 vs. Sony A7

Nikon D810 vs. Sony Alpha 7 1

Major Difference

Nikon D810 vs. Sony Alpha 7 Specification Comparison Table.   

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Nikon D810 Sony Alpha 7
$3,296.95 $1,498.00

Megapixel:  Nikon D810 has more resolution than Sony Alpha 7, but having more resolution will not improve the image quality.

The NO-OLPF benefit – Nikon D810 built without low-pass filter and Nikon D810 have, due to the absence of low-pass filter the Nikon D810 will show sharp images when compared to Sony Alpha 7, the difference is clearly visible when images of same subject viewed at 100%.

More AF Points and advance AF system in A7 : Sony A7 Fast Hybrid AF system utilizes Phase and Contrast based system at the same time,  the A7 uses its 117-point phase-detection system and 39-point contrast-detection system. and due to the advance HYBRID system inside Sony A7 it will do quick and more precise AF when compared to Nikon D810.

Better low light performance – The Nikon D810 comes with more ISO range compared to Sony Alpha 7, The Standard ISO range of Nikon D810 is 64-12800, the expandable ISO range is 32-51200, on the other hand Sony Alpha 7 standard ISO range is 100-25600 and expandable ISO range is 50-25600.

Nikon D810 Video Mode: Nikon D810 features full HD video recording @ 60fps.

Supported formats Nikon D810 MOV, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264.

Better video mode: Sony A7 Features full HD video recording @ 60 fps, 24 fps frame rate. HD video recording @ 30 fps frame rate.

Supported formats Sony A7 supports standard recoding format cinematic 24p, while MP4 codec.

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Display: Sony A7 features tilting display on the other hand Nikon D810 have fixed display so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Sony A7.

Viewfinder: Sony Alpha 7 features Eye Tracking AF on the EVF other hand Nikon D810 features pentaprism viewfinder,

Wireless:   Sony Alpha 7 features Built-In Wi-Fi, you can easily transfer your images via Wi-Fi and send your images to other smart device by using photo beam technology, you can also activate remote shooting on Sony Alpha 7, but un-fortunately Nikon D810 has limited to optional connectivity only. It only allows you to share your images, no remote shooting option available. /doesn’t have any wireless connectivity.

Battery Life (CIPA): Nikon D810 battery rating is 1200 shots and other hand Sony Alpha 7 battery rating is 340 shots. According to CIPA.

Dimensions: Sony Alpha 7 is smaller than Nikon D810.

Weight: Sony Alpha 7 light-weight than Nikon D810.

High ISO Test Between Nikon D810 vs. Sony A7 

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Verdict: The Nikon D810 features more resolution and better ISO range and on the other hand the Sony A7 comes with advance AF system that utilizes Phase and contrast based AF system during still and video recording, +1 you also get excellent sharing option and remote shooting with the A7.

For sports shooter and everyone those who like a compact fullframe mirrorless camera with advance sharing option buy Sony A7, if you want to have more resolution and better image quality than buy Nikon D810.

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