Nikon D3300 vs Sony Alpha a6500

Nikon D3300
Sony Alpha a6500

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3300

Great color depth
Color depth
24.3 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.2 EV
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Many lenses available
Lens availability
230 lenses
 

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

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$328 - $649 body only

$349 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$377 - $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
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$396 - $597 body only

$470 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

Sony Alpha a6500 Competitors

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$868 - $898 body only

$978 - $998 with 16-50mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
Touch screen No touch screen
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,998 body only

$2,838 with 14-140mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Size Significantly larger
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $498 body only

$579 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Weather sealed No weather sealing

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