Nikon D3200 vs Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Winner
Nikon D3200

80

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

55

Runner-up

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
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Size
Really small
Compact (110×62×35 mm)
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Thickness
Thin
1.4"
Weight
Light-weight
269 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3200.
Explore our gallery of 19 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha NEX-3N.

competitors

Nikon D3200 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$402 body only

$349 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Lighter
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$455 with 18-55mm lens

Weight Slightly lighter
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$399 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Sony Alpha NEX-3N Competitors

Sony SLT A57

Sony SLT A57

Entry-level DSLR

$276 body only

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$776 - $898 body only

$906 - $998 with 16-50mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Focus points Many more focus points
Size Larger
Sony Alpha NEX-3

Sony Alpha NEX-3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$380 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

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