Sony Alpha NEX-6 vs Nikon D5000

Winner
Sony Alpha NEX-6

52

Nikon D5000

42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-6

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Really small
Size
Mid size (120×67×43 mm)
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.71x
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5000

Lens availability
Many lenses available
230 lenses
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentamirror
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5000.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha NEX-6.

competitors

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

Nikon D5000 Competitors

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$329 body only

$550 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Larger screen
Size Smaller
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$550 body only

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen size Larger screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$449 body only

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

discussion

Sony Alpha NEX-6
Alpha NEX-6
Sony

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Nikon D5000
D5000
Nikon

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