Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Nikon D5600 vs Sony A99 Specs
All specs: Main page for D5600
All specs: Main page for A99
D5600 vs A99 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:Advantage: Sony A99
D5600 vs A99: Viewfinder
D5600 has an optical viewfinder with penta mirror. It has magnification of 0.54x and covers 95% of view field.
A99 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.71x.
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 A99
Nikon D5600 VS Sony A99 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Nikon D5600 a better choice
|Sensor cleaning (3)|
|Auto Focus points (4)||39||19|
|Larger lens selection (3)||200||45|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||970||500|
|Weighs less (2)||465g|
|More portable (2)||842cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the D5600 are built-in automatic sensor cleaning, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the built-in flash, the rather comfortable touch screen and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the A99: the lower weight than the A99, 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 23 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony A99
|Larger sensor (5)||APS-C||Full frame|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||24.20||24.30|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||5||6|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||1.23|
Conclusion: Advantages of the A99 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Sony are the optical image stabilizer and that the display has a higher resolution.
Yields 19 points for the A99.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensitivity||100 - 25600 ISO||100 - 25600 ISO|
|Video resolution||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|Nikon D5600 VS Sony A99 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the D5600 and A99
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
We advise to choose the newest model: Nikon D5600.
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