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Nikon D5600 vs Sony A57 Specs
All specs: Main page for D5600
All specs: Main page for A57
D5600 vs A57 Sensors
On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:
D5600 vs A57: Viewfinder
D5600 has an optical viewfinder with penta mirror. It has magnification of 0.54x and covers 95% of view field.
A57 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.44 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.65x.
Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.
Better choice: Sony A57
Nikon D5600 VS Sony A57 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Nikon D5600 a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||24.20||16.10|
|Auto Focus points (4)||39||15|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 25600 ISO||100 - 16000 ISO|
|Larger lens selection (3)||200||45|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
|Touch screen (2)|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||970||550|
|Weighs less (2)||465g|
|More portable (2)||842cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the D5600 are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the larger selection of lenses, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the D5600 is made easy by the connector for an external microphone, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the A57. Another advantage over the A57: the more compact size and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
The D5600 scores 31 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony A57
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||5||12|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the A57 are that the camera is faster and the optical image stabilizer.
Yields 7 points for the A57.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|Nikon D5600 VS Sony A57 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the D5600 and A57
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
We recommend Nikon D5600 as better choice.
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