Sony Alpha 3000 Vs. Nikon D3200

Take a look between the comparison of Sony alpha a 3000 and Nikon D3200, the Sony alpha a 3000 features 20.1MP APS-C Exmor APS HD CMOS Sensor and BIONZ Image Processor on the other hand Nikon D3200 features 24.2MP DX-Format CMOS Sensor and Expeed 3 Image Processor, take a look at the Major Specification Below.


Sony alpha a 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 D3200 Major Features

  • 24.2MP DX-Format CMOS Sensor
  • EXPEED III Image Processor
  • 3″ 921K-Dot LCD
  • AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm 3.5-5.6G VR Lens
  • 11-Point Autofocus
  • HD 1080p Video
  • Live View
  • Up To ISO 12800
  • Optional WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapte

Major Difference

Sony alpha a 3000 vs. Nikon D3200 Specification Comparison Table.


Sensor and Megapixel: Nikon D3200 more megapixels compared to Sony alpha a 3000, Sony alpha a 3000 features bit bigger sensor than Nikon D3200.

More AF Points: Sony alpha a 3000 have More AF points Compared to Nikon D3200, hence you get more area under AF points with Sony alpha a 3000.

Better low light performance – The Sony A3000 features more ISO range compared to Nikon D3200, the ISO range of Nikon D3200 is upto 128000, Sony alpha a 3000 is 16000, hence you will get better low light performance with Sony A3000.

Top Continuous shooting speed: Nikon D3200 features fast shooting speed compared to Sony alpha a 3000.

Video: Sony Alpha a 3000 features better video recording options, with Sony Alpha a 3000 you getĀ Full HD 60 fps and Nikon D3200 limited to 30 fps only.

Display: Nikon D3200 features bigger and high resolution display compared to Sony Alpha a 3000.

Viewfinder: Nikon D3200 feature optical viewfinder with 95% frame under coverage and Sony Alpha a 3000 feature EVF with 100% fame under coverage.

Dimensions: Nikon D3200 is smaller than Sony Alpha a 3000.

Weight: Sony Alpha a 3000 lighter than Nikon D3200.

Price (as announced): Sony Alpha A3000 Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens: $398.00 and Nikon D3200 Digital SLR Camera with AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm: $546.95

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