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Nikon D750 vs Sony Alpha A99

Nikon D750 vs Sony Alpha A99

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Nikon D750
Sony Alpha A99

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Smaller maximum aperture number Edit
Nikon D750 is 29 maximum aperture, but the Sony Alpha A99 is only a 22 maximum aperture digital camera (7 bigger).
0.2" larger display diagonal Edit
Nikon D750 is 3.2" screen, but the Sony Alpha A99 is only a 3" screen digital camera (0.2" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

1 Reason For
Lighter Edit
The Sony Alpha A99 is a 733g digital camera. That's 17g lighter than the Nikon D750 (733g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
Heavier Edit
The Nikon D750 is a 750g digital camera. That's 17g heavier than the Sony Alpha A99 (733g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

4 Reasons Against
A lot bigger maximum aperture number Edit
The Sony Alpha A99 has a maximum aperture number of 22, however the Nikon D750 is a 29 maximum aperture digital camera (7 smaller).
0.2" smaller display diagonal Edit
The Sony Alpha A99 has a display diagonal of 3", however the Nikon D750 is a 3.2" screen digital camera (0.2" larger). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

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Eleven months older
The Sony Alpha A99 is older than the Nikon D750 by eleven months.

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Date Released

17 months Ago 28 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
 SLR
Megapixel
24.3MP 24.3MP
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution(s)
 6016 x 4016
 3936 x 2624
 3008 x 1688
 6000 x 4000
 6000 x 3376
 3936 x 2216
 2640 x 1760
 2640 x 1488
 1728 x 1152
BEST
 6016 x 4016
 3936 x 2624
 3008 x 1688
 6000 x 4000
 6000 x 3376
 3936 x 2216
 2640 x 1760
 2640 x 1488
 1728 x 1152
Maximum Image Resolution
 6016 x 4016
BEST
 6016 x 4016
Image Formats Supported
 RAW
 JPG
 RAW
 JPG
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
35.9 x 24 35.8 x 23.9
Total Megapixels
24.93MP
BEST
24.7MP
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
BEST
 16:9

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 4x
Maximum Aperture Number
29
BEST
22
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 105mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 36mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
24 - 85 24 - 70
Lens Mount Interface
 Nikon F
 Sony A
 Nikon F
 Sony A
Aspheric Element
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Diaphragm Blade
7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Filter Size
72mm 77mm
Mounting Type
 Bayonet
 Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 single
 continuous
 selective
 centre weighted
 servo
 contrast detection
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Selective Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 selective
 centre weighted
 servo
 contrast detection
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Selective Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus (AF) Points
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
BEST
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Sensitivity
 50
 80
 100
 200
 800
 12800
 51200
 25600
 25
 50
 80
 100
 200
 800
 12800
 51200
 25600
 25
ISO Sensitivity (max)
51,200
BEST
25,600
ISO Sensitivity (min)
50
BEST
100
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Metering
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
Light Exposure Correction
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
30s 30s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Manual
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Hi-speed sync
 Pre-flash
 Auto
 Manual
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Hi-speed sync
 Pre-flash
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
Flash Metering Modes
Unknown - Click to provide data Wireless triggering,With synchro cord

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
60fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 1920 x 960
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 1024
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 1920 x 960
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 1024
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Formats Supported
 PCM
BEST
 PCM

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
Memory Slots
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Display Diagonal
3.2"
BEST
3"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
BEST
Field of View
100% 100%
Display Resolution (numeric)
1,228,800 pixels 1,228,800 pixels

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type
 Optical
 Electronic
 Optical
 Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
Microphone in
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
 Headphone outputs
USB Connector
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB

Camera

White Balance
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Sunny
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Sunny
 Daylight
 Custom modes
Shooting Modes
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
Photo Effects
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Sepia
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Sepia
Self-Timer Delay
2,5,10,20 2,10
Calendar
 Calendar
Unknown - Click to provide data
Histogram
 Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera File System
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
BEST
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
Live View
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Live view
Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data BIONZ
Scene Modes
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Children
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Pet
 Food
 Sunset
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Children
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Pet
 Food
 Sunset
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
750g 733g
BEST
Height
113mm 111.2mm
Depth
78mm 78.4mm
Width
140.5mm 147mm
Weight (including Battery)
840g 812g
BEST

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type
EN-EL15 NP-FM500H
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Unknown - Click to provide data 500 shots

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
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