Updated (December 2011): Compare the Nikon D800 vs Sony NEX-7

Nikon D800 vs Sony NEX 7

Winner
Nikon D800

72

Sony NEX-7

51

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D800

Great image quality
Overall image quality
96.0
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
High true resolution
True resolution
36.2 MP
Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,979 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 7

Size
Really small
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Weight
Light-weight
350 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D800.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-7.

competitors

Nikon D800 Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,531 - $1,797 body only

$2,221 - $2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$2,239 - $2,797 body only

$2,900 - $3,297 with 24-120mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,220 - $1,497 body only

$1,667 - $1,997 with 24-85mm lens

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
True resolution Significantly lower true resolution

Sony NEX-7 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $498 body only

$579 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus points Significantly more focus points
Size Slightly larger
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$550 body only

Focus points More focus points
Weight Slightly lighter
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,298 body only

$1,446 - $1,746 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus points Many more focus points
Size Larger

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