Nikon D3300 vs Sony Alpha a6500

Nikon D3300
Sony Alpha a6500

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3300

Great image quality
Overall image quality
82.0
Great color depth
Color depth
24.3 bits
Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,385 ISO
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha a6500

Size
Really small
Mid size (120×67×53 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather

galleries

Explore our gallery of 45 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3300.

competitors

Nikon D3300 Competitors

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$370 body only

$394 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Battery life Longer battery life
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$305 - $699 body only

$350 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$459 - $597 body only

$499 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Color depth Worse color depth

Sony Alpha a6500 Competitors

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$794 - $828 body only

$910 - $928 with 16-50mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 - $448 body only

$529 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Fujifilm X-T20

Fujifilm X-T20

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$799 body only

$899 with 16-50mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Thickness Thinner
Weather sealed No weather sealing

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