Sony α5100 vs Nikon D3300

Compare Sony α5100 and Nikon D3300 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: May 10, 2016

Sony α5100

Nikon D3300

Sony α5100 specification
Nikon D3300 specification
Experience level: Entry Level
Wifi: Wifi
Experience level: Entry Level
Wifi:
Dimension and Weight
Dimension: 62.73 mm x 109.72 mm x 35.81 mm
Weight: 223.96 gm (Body Only) / 282.92 gm (With battery and media)Lighter
Dimension: 124 mm x 98 mm x 75.5 mm
Weight: 410 gm
Image Sensor
Effective Pixel: 24.3 MPMore MP
Total Pixel: Approx. 24.7 megapixels
Sensor Size: 23.5 mm x 15.6 mmSame Sensor Size
Sensor Format: CMOS
Dust Reduction: Charge protection coating on Optical Filter
Effective Pixel: 24.2 million
Total Pixel: 24.7 million
Sensor Size: 23.5 mm x 15.6 mmSame Sensor Size
Sensor Format: CMOS
Dust Reduction: Image sensor cleaning
Supported File Types
  • RAW
  • JPEG
  • 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
View Finder
Type: Not Available
Coverage:
  • Not Available
Magnification:
  • Not Available
Eye Point:
  • Not Available
Diopter Adjustment:
  • Not Available
Mirror: Not Available
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
Shutter
Type: ELECTRONIC FRONT CURTAIN SHUTTER
Speed:
  • 1/4000 to 30 sec
Same Shutter Speed
Release:
  • Not Available
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
Exposure
Metering System: 1200-zone evaluative metering
Metering Range:
  • EV-1 to EV20
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)
ISO Sensitivity
  • ISO 100-25600
Higher ISO
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • Hi-1 (ISO 25,600)
Focus
Auto Focus System: Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF)
Focusing Modes:
  • AF-A (Automatic AF), AF-S (Single-shot AF)
  • AF-C ( Continuous AF), DMF (Direct Manual Focus), Manual Focus
Focus Points:
  • 179 points (phase-detection AF)
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)
White Balance
  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Custom
  • Daylight
  • Incandescent
  • Shade
  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Direct Sunlight
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent (7 types)
  • Incandescent
  • Preset Manual
  • Shade
Live View
  • Still Images and Video Recording
  • Live View Shooting
Video
Supported Formats:
  • AVCHD 2.0 / MP4 / XAVC S
Frame Rates:
  • AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (60 p, 28 M, PS), 1920 x 1080 (60 i, 24 M, FX), 1920 x 1080 (60 i, 17 M, FH), 1920 x 1080 (24 p, 24 M, FX), 1920 x 1080 (24 p, 17 M, FH)
  • MP4: 1440 x 1080 (30 fps)
  • VGA(640 x 480, 30 fps)
  • XAVC S: 1920 x 1080 (60 p, 50 M), 1920 x 1080 (30 p, 50 M), 1920 x 1080 (24 p, 50 M)
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
Monitor
Size: 3.0 in wide type TFT LCDSame Monitor Size
Resolution 921,600 dots
Size: 3.0 in. diagonalSame Monitor Size
Resolution 921,000 Dots