Sony A68 vs. Nikon D7200


Features/ Models Sony A68  Nikon D7200
Megapixel 24 Megapixel Sensor 24 megapixels
Sensor size APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm) APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Low pass filter Yes No
Image processor Bionz X Expeed 4
AF system Contrast Detect (sensor)+Phase Detect (Hybrid) Contrast Detect (sensor)+Phase Detect (Hybrid)
AF points 79+ 15 cross type 51
Image stabilization Yes No
ISO 100-25600 100-102400
Shutter Min/ mix 30 sec 1/4000 sec 1/8000 sec
Continuous shooting speed  8fps 6fps
Video 1920 x 1080 (50p, 30p) 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps
Display 2.7″ LCD Rear Touch Screen 3.2-inch ultra high-resolution (1,229k dot) LCD monitor
Viewfinder  EVF 100% Optical pentaprism
Hot shoe Yes Yes
Wireless  built in with NFC
Battery life Unknown 1110
Dimensions 143 x 104 x 81 mm 136 x 107 x 76 mm
Weight 690g 675 g

Sensor- A silly difference in the in the size of the sensors, Nikon D7200 uses APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm), whereas, Sony A68 has APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm) sensor. However, there is no difference in the resolution but due to the larger sensor size; Nikon D7200 can produce pretty sharper images in compared to Sony A68.

Low pass filter- The lacks of low pass filter in Nikon D7200, helps the users to achieve the rich details of the images. On the other hand, the Sony A68 has low pass filter may miss to show the details of the images.

AF system- You can’t stop appreciating the speed and instant tracking result of the desire subject by Sony A68, the camera yields 79 autofocus detection points including 15 cross points. As well as the Sony A68 has hybrid AF system. But on the other hand D7200 has only 51 AF points.

Image stabilization- Camera shake is the habitual part of shooting but the built in image stabilization in Sony A68 help the users in achieving blur free images by reducing camera shake problems. On the other hand the Nikon D7200 doesn’t have image stabilization.

ISO range- Nikon D7200 offers to expand its ISO range upto 102400 enables you to shoot confidently in low light situations with noiseless images. On the other hand the A68 has ISO range upto 25600.

Shutter speed- Nikon D7200 is great in capturing the fast moving subjects, since the camera offers faster shutter speed of 1/8000 sec, on the other hand, the Sony A68 has only 1/4000 sec of shutter speed.

Display- A 3.2-inch ultra high-resolution (1,229k dot) LCD monitor integrated on the rear side of the Nikon D7200 and a low-power consumption organic EL (OLED) display element in the optical viewfinder to improve the visibility when shooting any odd or wide variety of angles.

Verdicts- Except AF system the Sony A68 has shown some so- so specifications like image stabilization, and continuous shooting speed, but the Nikon D7200 can give you the sharper images, also offers you to shoot better at lowlight situations, shutter speed is also faster in compared to Sony A68, for sharing images and videos the D7200 has built in WiFi with NFC etc. So you can easily decide which camera will be better to pick.

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