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Advantages of the Nikon D7200

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Lens availability
Much more lenses available
230 lenses vs 62 lenses
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More than 3.5x more lenses available
Battery life
Much longer battery life
1110 shots vs 420 shots
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More than 2.5x more shots per battery charge
Built-in focus motor
Has a built-in focus motor
Yes vs No
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Autofocuses with all autofocus lenses
Screen size
Larger screen
3.2" vs 3"
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Around 10% larger screen
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Yes vs No
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Sealed to shoot in the rain
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Hybrid detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,228k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
Storage slots
Has more storage slots
2 vs 1
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More slots allows storing more images without switching memory cards
Viewfinder
Has an optical viewfinder
Pentaprism vs Digital
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Movie continuous focus
Continuous video focus
Yes vs No
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Record movies without worrying about focus
Size
Significantly smaller
120×67×45 mm vs 136×107×76 mm
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3.1x smaller
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Weight
Significantly lighter
285 g vs 765 g
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2.7x lighter
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
11 fps vs 6 fps
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More than 80% faster continuous shooting
Thickness
Thinner
1.8" vs 3"
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More than 40% thinner
Viewfinder size
Larger viewfinder
0.70x vs 0.61x
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Around 30% larger viewfinder
Focus points
Slightly more focus points
179 vs 51
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$379.00 vs $629.00
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The best price we've seen is $250 cheaper (around 40% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths
              External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Interchangeable lenses Interchangeable lenses Help
              Many lenses to choose from
              Battery life Great battery life Help
              D72001110 shots
              A6000420 shots
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              External flash not needed
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              D7200$629.00
              A6000$379.00
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              D7200Pentaprism
              A6000Digital
              Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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