Nikon D3200 vs Sony Alpha A3000

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Nikon D3200

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D3200

Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
230 lenses
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha A3000

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%
Weight
Light-weight
353 g
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps

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competitors

Nikon D3200 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$310 - $549 body only

$393 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$473 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Viewfinder size Slightly larger viewfinder
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$600 body only

$567 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Battery life Shorter battery life

Sony Alpha A3000 Competitors

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Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95)

Travel zoom

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
True resolution Lower true resolution
Canon EOS 1100D

Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$332 body only

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

Super zoom

$1,698

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Size Significantly larger

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