Nikon D5600 vs Sony Alpha a6500

Nikon D5600
Sony Alpha a6500

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5600

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
230 lenses
Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
Great battery life
Battery life
970 shots
 

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 D5600 Competitors

Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$538 body only

$549 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Weight Slightly lighter
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$413 body only

$450 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$799 - $997 body only

$1,073 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Touch screen No touch screen

Sony Alpha a6500 Competitors

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$849 - $898 body only

$978 - $998 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

$470 - $548 body only

$579 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Sony Alpha 7 II

Sony Alpha 7 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,300 - $1,498 body only

$1,530 - $1,698 with 28-70mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Focus points Many fewer focus points

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