Sony Alpha A6000 vs Nikon D5100

Winner
Sony Alpha A6000

80

Nikon D5100

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha A6000

Really small
Size
Mid size (120×67×45 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.70x
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Lens availability
Many lenses available
230 lenses
Battery life
Great battery life
660 shots
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentamirror

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competitors

Sony Alpha A6000 Competitors

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Leica Q2

Boutique

$4,995

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Larger
Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$363 - $448 body only

$450 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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Canon EOS M50 (EOS Kiss M)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$600 body only

$567 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$629 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,150 with 18-140mm lens

Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen
True resolution Slightly higher true resolution
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

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Sony Alpha A6000
Alpha A6000
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Nikon D5100
D5100
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