Updated (March 2012): Compare the Nikon D3200 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Nikon D3200 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Winner
Nikon D3200

58

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

55

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3200

High true resolution
True resolution
24.1 MP
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 Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3200.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V.

competitors

Nikon D3200 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$435 body only

$397 - $547 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

$285 body only

$360 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$429 with 18-55mm lens

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V Competitors

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$360

Zoom More zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$448 - $528

Zoom More zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$257 - $297

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Zoom More zoom
GPS No built-in GPS

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