Sony A3000 vs. Nikon D5200

Sony A3000 vs. Nikon D5200  – Take a look between the comparison of Sony alpha a 3000 and Nikon D5200, the Sony alpha a 3000 features 20.1MP APS-C Exmor APS HD CMOS Sensor and BIONZ Image Processor on the other hand Nikon D5200 features 24.1MP DX CMOS Sensor and EXPEED 3 Image Processing Engine, take a look at the Major Specification Below.


Sony alpha 3000 Major Features

  • 20.1MP APS-C Exmor APS HD CMOS Sensor
  • BIONZ Image Processor
  • Tru-Finder 0.5″ QVGA EVF
  • 3.0″ 230.4k-Dot LCD Monitor
  • Full HD 1080i/p Video at 60 or 24 fps
  • Multi Interface Accessory Shoe
  • Continuous Shooting Rate of 3.5 fps
  • ISO 100-16000
  • Compact Design and SLR Ergonomics


Nikon D5200 Major Features

  • 24.1MP DX CMOS Sensor
  • EXPEED 3 Image Processing Engine
  • 3.0″ 921k-Dot Vari-Angle LCD Monitor
  • 39-Point AF System with 9 Cross-Type
  • Full HD Video with Full-Time Servo AF
  • Expandable ISO from 100-25600
  • 5fps Continuous Shooting Rate
  • Scene Recognition System
  • Compatible with WU-1a Wireless Adapter


Major Difference

Sony alpha 3000 vs. Nikon D5200 Specification Comparison Table.

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Megapixel: Nikon D5200 more megapixels compared to Sony alpha a 300, but Sony alpha a 3000 and Nikon D5200 both camera have same sensor size.

More AF Points: Nikon D5200 features better AF system + More AF points Compared to Sony alpha a 3000.

Better low light performance – Nikon D5200 features better ISO range compared to Sony A3000 Mirrorless camera, The D5200 have ISO range of 25600 but the A3000 is limited to 16000 only.

Shutter: Sony alpha a 3000 and Nikon D5200 both camera feature same shutter min/max range, but Nikon D5200 features fast shooting speed compared to Sony alpha a 3000.

Video: Sony Alpha a 3000 and Nikon D5200 both camera feature same video recording options | Full HD video recording @ 60fps.

Display: Sony Alpha a 3000 features 3.0″ 230.4k-Dot LCD Monitor and Nikon D5200 features 3.0″ 921k-Dot Vari-Angle LCD Monitor, Nikon is better in display section.

Viewfinder: Nikon D5200 feature optical viewfinder with 95% frame under coverage and Sony Alpha a 3000 feature EVF with 100% fame under coverage.

Dimensions: Sony Alpha a 3000 is smaller than Nikon D5200.

Weight: Sony Alpha a 3000 lighter than Nikon D5200.

Price: (time of announcement) Sony Alpha A3000 Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens: $398.00 and D5200 Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens: $796.95

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