Nikon D3300 vs Sony α3000

Compare Nikon D3300 and Sony α3000 specifications like camera pixel, image sensor, focus, exposure, dimension, weight, monitor size, iso sensitivity, sensor size, shutter speed, supported video, image formats and white balace.
By: ProductPlus Team · Published On: Apr 22, 2016

Nikon D3300

Sony α3000

Nikon D3300 specification
Sony α3000 specification
Experience level: Entry Level
Wifi:
Experience level: Entry Level
Wifi:
Dimension and Weight
Dimension: 124 mm x 98 mm x 75.5 mm
Weight: 410 gm
Dimension: 128 mm x 90.9 mm x 84.5 mm
Weight: 352.95 gm (body only) / 411.06 mm (with battery and media)Lighter
Image Sensor
Effective Pixel: 24.2 millionMore MP
Total Pixel: 24.7 million
Sensor Size: 23.5 mm x 15.6 mmBigger Sensor
Sensor Format: CMOS
Dust Reduction: Image sensor cleaning
Effective Pixel: 20.1 MP
Total Pixel: Approx. 20.4 megapixels
Sensor Size: 23.2 mm x 15.4 mm
Sensor Format: CMOS
Dust Reduction: Charge protection coating on Optical Filter
Supported File Types
  • Compressed 12-bit NEF (RAW)
  • JPEG: JPEG-Baseline Compliant with fine (approx 1:4), Normal (approx 1:8) or Basic (approx 1:16) Compression
  • NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single Photograph Recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG Formats
  • JPEG
  • RAW
  • JPEG + RAW
View Finder
Type: Eye-level Pentamirror Single-Lens Reflex viewfinder
Coverage:
  • 95% Horizontal (Approx.)
Magnification:
  • 0.85x (Approx.)
Eye Point:
  • 18mm (-1.0m¯¹)
Diopter Adjustment:
  • -1.7 to +0.5m¯¹
Mirror: Quick-return type
Type: 0.2 in-type electronic viewfinder (color)
Coverage:
  • 100%
Magnification:
  • Approx. 0.70x with 50 mm lens at infinity, -1m-1(diopter)
Eye Point:
  • Approx. 0.83 inches from the eyepiece,
  • 0.59 inches from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1(diopter)
Diopter Adjustment:
  • -4msup-1/supto +3.5msup-1/sup(diopter)
Mirror: Easy-to-view Tru-Finder™ electronic viewfinder
Shutter
Type: Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane
Speed:
  • 1/4000 to 30 sec.
Same Shutter Speed
Release:
  • Continuous ,Delayed remote
  • Quick Response Remote Mode, Quiet shutter-release
  • Self-timer Mode, Single-frame [S] mode
Type: Electronically controlled, focal-plane type, vertical-traverse
Speed:
  • 1/4000 to 30 sec
Same Shutter Speed
Release:
  • Not Available
Exposure
Metering System: TTL exposure metering using 420-pixel RGB sensor
Metering Range:
  • 0 to 20 EV (Matrix or center-weighted metering at ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens, at 20°C/68°F)
  • 2 to 20 EV (Spot metering at ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens at 20°C/68°F)
Metering System: 1200 - zone evaluative metering
Metering Range:
  • EV 0 to EV 20 (at ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)
ISO Sensitivity
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • Hi-1 (ISO 25,600)
  • ISO 100-16000
Higher ISO
Focus
Auto Focus System: Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection
Focusing Modes:
  • Auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A)
  • Continuous-servo (AF-C)
  • Face-Priority AF available in Live View only and D-Movie only
  • Full-time Servo (AF-A) available in Live View only and D-Movie only
  • Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder
  • Normal area available in Live View and D-Movie only
  • Predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status
  • Single-servo AF (AF-S)
  • Wide area available in Live View and D-Movie only
Focus Points:
  • AF points: 11 (3D-tracking)
Auto Focus System: Contrast-detection AF
Focusing Modes:
  • Autofocus;Single-shot AF
  • AF-C: Continuous AF
Focus Points:
  • 25 points
White Balance
  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Direct Sunlight
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent (7 types)
  • Incandescent
  • Preset Manual
  • Shade
  • Auto WB
  • Cloudy
  • Custom
  • Daylight
Live View
  • Live View Shooting
  • Sill Image and Video Recording
Video
Supported Formats:
  • Movie File Format MOV H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Frame Rates:
  • Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 60 fps
  • Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 50 fps
  • Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 30 fps
  • Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 25 fps
  • Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 24 fps
  • HD 1,280x720 / 60 fps
  • HD 1,280x720 / 50 fps
  • VGA 640x424 / 30 fps
  • VGA 640x424 / 25 fps
Supported Formats:
  • AVCHD 2.0 / MP4
Frame Rates:
  • HD 1080/60i (NTSC)/50i (PAL)
Monitor
Size: 3.0 in. diagonalSame Monitor Size
Resolution 921,000 Dots
Size: 3.0 in wide type TFT LCDSame Monitor Size
Resolution 230,400 dots