Nikon D3100 vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

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Nikon D3100

100

Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

76

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3100

Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
400 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

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
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentamirror
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

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

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Canon EOS M100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$379 body only

$449 with 15-45mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Size Much smaller
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$550 body only

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$473 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger

Sony Alpha DSLR-A200 Competitors

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Sony a7 III

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,876 - $1,998 body only

$2,116 - $2,198 with 28-70mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Focus points Many more focus points
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Sony SLT A99

Sony SLT A99

Pro DSLR

$3,198 body only

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Sony Alpha DSLR-A230

Sony Alpha DSLR-A230

Entry-level DSLR

Storage slots Has more storage slots
Size Smaller
Autofocus Slower autofocus

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Nikon D3100
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Sony Alpha DSLR-A200
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