Nikon D7100 vs Sony Alpha NEX-6

Winner
Nikon D7100

74

Sony Alpha NEX-6

51

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7100

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
230 lenses
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-6

Size
Really small
Mid size (120×67×43 mm)
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Thickness
Thin
1.7"
Weight
Light-weight
287 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D7100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha NEX-6.

competitors

Nikon D7100 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$629 - $697 body only

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

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$474 body only

$459 with 18-55mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$468 - $597 body only

$500 - $647 with 18-55mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage

Sony Alpha NEX-6 Competitors

Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX 7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$737 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
True resolution Higher true resolution
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$660 body only

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Slightly smaller
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$379 - $498 body only

$479 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack

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