Sony a58
DSLR Camera
vs Nikon D3200
DSLR Camera

What’s good about the Sony Alpha SLT-A58

Best price $598
  • 28% more battery life 690 shots vs 540 shots
  • Better light sensitivity by 0 f-stop 16,000 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Newer camera April 2013 vs May 2012
  • Faster continuous shooting speed 8 shots per sec vs 4 shots per sec
  • Viewscreen flips out D3200 does not have a flip out viewscreen
  • Has HDR on-board D3200 does not have HDR
  • Has panorama image capture D3200 does not have panorama

What’s good about the Nikon D3200

Best price
  • Weighs a little bit less than the a58 16 oz vs 20.2 oz
  • Significantly cheaper street price $379 vs $598
  • Higher sensor resolution 24.2 MP vs 20.1 MP
  • Higher resolution rear screen 921k dots vs 461k dots
  • Bigger rear viewscreen 3.0″ vs 2.7″
  • Better video capture 1080p 60fps vs 1080p 30fps

What the Sony a58 and Nikon D3200 have in common

  • Similar Body sizes 62 in³ vs 59 in³
  • Similar image sensor size 367 in² vs 357 in²
  • interchangeable lenses
  • HDMI port
  • external microphone jack
  • RAW capture
  • hot shoe

What’s missing from both the Sony a58 and the Nikon D3200

  • No 3D capture
  • No GPS tagging
  • No waterproof housing
  • No Wi-Fi

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