Nikon D3200 vs Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Winner
Nikon D3200

59

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3200

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
400 ms startup delay
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.2 EV
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
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

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

$299 body only

$349 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Battery life Longer battery life
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$289 body only

$360 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$359 body only

$418 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Slightly larger

Sony Alpha NEX-3N Competitors

Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$887 with 16-50mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$279 body only

$448 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
True resolution Higher true resolution
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony NEX F3

Sony NEX F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$559 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Startup delay Significantly less startup delay
Size Slightly larger

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