Nikon D5500 vs Sony Alpha a6500

Nikon D5500
Sony Alpha a6500

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5500

Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
230 lenses
Great battery life
Battery life
820 shots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha a6500

Size
Really small
Mid size (120×67×53 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%

competitors

Nikon D5500 Competitors

Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$597 body only

$599 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
GPS Has a GPS
Weight Slightly heavier
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 body only

$500 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Touch screen No touch screen
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$649 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much shorter battery life

Sony Alpha a6500 Competitors

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$733 - $798 body only

$841 - $898 with 16-50mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
Touch screen No touch screen
Placeholder

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

Travel zoom

$1,198

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$525 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen

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Nikon D5500
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