Nikon D3100 vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

Winner
Nikon D3100

100

Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

77

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3100

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Large screen
Screen size
3"
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
189 ms shutter lag
Thickness
Thin
2.8"
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentamirror

galleries

Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3100.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha DSLR-A200.

competitors

Nikon D3100 Competitors

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$380 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Battery life Longer battery life
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$350 body only

$649 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Larger
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$402 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Size Slightly larger

Sony Alpha DSLR-A200 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$499 - $500 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony Alpha DSLR-A230

Sony Alpha DSLR-A230

Entry-level DSLR

Storage slots Has more storage slots
Size Smaller
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Entry-level DSLR

$900 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Significantly more lenses available
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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Nikon D3100
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