Nikon D3300 vs Sony α58

Compare Nikon D3300 and Sony α58 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 α58

Nikon D3300 specification
Sony α58 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 gmLighter
Dimension: 128.60 mm x 95.50 mm x 77.72 mm
Weight: Approx. 491.86 gm
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: Approx. 20.1 MP
Total Pixel: Approx. 20.4 MP
Sensor Size: 23.2 mm x 15.4 mm
Sensor Format: CMOS
Dust Reduction: CHARGE PROTECTION COATING
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
  • RAW
  • JPEG
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: Electronic, Xtra Fine
Coverage:
  • 100 %
Magnification:
  • 0.88x
Eye Point:
  • Approx. 1.04 in from the eyepiece (Magnification setting
Diopter Adjustment:
  • -4.0 to +4.0m-1
Mirror: Not Available
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, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Speed:
  • 1/4000 – 30s
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:
  • +/- 3.0 EV
ISO Sensitivity
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • Hi-1 (ISO 25,600)
  • ISO 100 to 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: TL PHASE-DETECTION SYSTEM
Focusing Modes:
  • Single-shot AF
  • Automatic A
  • Continuous AF
Focus Points:
  • 15 points (3 points cross type)
White Balance
  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Direct Sunlight
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent (7 types)
  • Incandescent
  • Preset Manual
  • Shade
  • AUTOMATIC WHITE BALANCE
  • Auto
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent
  • Incandescent
  • Cloudy
  • Shade
  • Daylight
Live View
  • Live View Shooting
  • Still 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/MP4
Frame Rates:
  • 1920 x 1080 (50 i 24 Mbps, 50 i 17 Mbps, 25 p 24 Mbps, 25 p 17 Mbps)
Monitor
Size: 3.0 in. diagonalBigger Monitor
Resolution 921,000 Dots
Size: 2.7 in (6.7 cm)
Resolution 460800