Sony A99 vs. Nikon D800


Sony A99 features newly developed Full Frame sensor from Sony, the Nikon D800 is also one of the best camera that Nikon ever made, so see the comparison review below and decide best camera for you.

Sony A99 and Nikon D800 Features Overview

Sony A 99 features– Full-Frame 24.3MP Exmor CMOS Sensor, Sony Dual AF System & Translucent Mirror, 3.0″ TruBlack Tilting LCD Display, XGA OLED Electronic Viewfinder, Full HD 1920×1080 60p Video Recording, Advanced BIONZ Image Processing Engine, Internal Steady Shot Image Stabilization, 1,200 Zone Evaluative Metering Sensor, Exposure & Focus Controls With Video, Quiet Multi Control Dial and GPS & Auto HDR.

 Nikon D 800 features- 35.9 x 24.0mm CMOS FX Format Sensor, 36.3Mp Resolution, EXPEED 3 Image-Processing Engine, 3.2″ LCD Monitor, Nikon F Mount Lens Mount, Optical Low-Pass Filter, Eye-Level Pentaprism Viewfinder, 1080p at 30/25/24p or 720p at 60/50p, Built-In Flash + i-TTL Flash Control and Matrix/Center-Weighted/Spot Metering.

Features / Models Sony A 99 Nikon D800
Megapixel 24.3 megapixels 36.3 megapixels
Sensor size / type Full frame (35.8 x 23.8 mm) Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
In Body IS Yes No
Image processor Bionz Expeed 3
AF points 102 51
AF Type Hybrid (Phase + Contrast) Phase detection
ISO 100 – 25600 100 – 25600
Lens mount Sony/Minolta Alpha mount Nikon F mount
Shutter Min/Max 30 sec – 1/8000 sec 30 sec – 1/8000 sec
Top Continuous Shooting Speed 6 fps 6 fps
Video 1920 x 1080 (60, 24 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30fps), 640 x 424 (29.97 fps) 1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50, 30, 25 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps)
Display Fully articulated 3″ TFT LCD with 1,229,000 Screen dots Fixed 3.2″ TFT Color LCD with 921,000 Screen dots
Viewfinder High Resolution OLED display Optical 100%
Dimensions and Weight 147 x 111 x 78 mm 812 g 146 x 123 x 82 mm 900 g
Battery life 500 900

Reasons to buy Sony A99

Sony A99 Features Newly developed sensor,Hybrid AF system for fast AF during still and video mode, In body IS, better Video mode and better display unit.

Reasons to buy Nikon D800

More megapixel, optical viewfinder and better battery life.

Price Factor

Price of both the DSLRs are almost SAME, so select the DSLR based on your need,

Sony A99 is recommended for Travel photographers, Sports and video shooters.

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