Nikon D5000 vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A390

Winner
Nikon D5000

100

Sony Alpha DSLR-A390

84

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5000

Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.5 EV
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A390

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
198 ms shutter lag
Storage slots
More storage slots
2
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 DSLR-A390.

competitors

Nikon D5000 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$447 body only

$394 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$378 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$499 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

Sony Alpha DSLR-A390 Competitors

Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

Super zoom

$596

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Thickness Much thicker
Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

$389 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony Alpha DSLR-A290

Sony Alpha DSLR-A290

Entry-level DSLR

Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Color depth Better color depth
Live view No live view

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Nikon D5000
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