Nikon D5500 vs Sony a7 II

Nikon D5500
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Reasons to buy the Nikon D5500

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Many lenses available
Lens availability
230 lenses
Great battery life
Battery life
820 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Sony a7 II

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 D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$474 body only

$459 with 18-55mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Touch screen No touch screen
Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$468 - $597 body only

$500 - $647 with 18-55mm lens

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
GPS Has a GPS
Weight Slightly heavier
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$602 body only

Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Touch screen No touch screen

Sony a7 II Competitors

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Sony a7 III

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,876 - $1,998 body only

$2,116 - $2,198 with 28-70mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
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Canon EOS RP

Boutique

$1,299 - $1,699

Focus points Many more focus points
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,098 body only

$1,498 with 18-135mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

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