Nikon D90 vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

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81

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D90

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
930k dots
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.63x
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
300 ms startup delay
 

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
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (131×99×71 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.8"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 47 sample photos taken by the Nikon D90.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha DSLR-A200.

competitors

Nikon D90 Competitors

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Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
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Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$824 with 18-105mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Startup delay More startup delay
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Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$500 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder

Sony Alpha DSLR-A200 Competitors

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Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$354 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Color depth Worse color depth
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Sony Alpha DSLR-A230

Entry-level DSLR

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Autofocus Slower autofocus
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Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Entry-level DSLR

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Screen size Much larger screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

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