Sony ILCE 7M2 24.3MP DSLR Camera vs Nikon D3500 24.2MP DSLR Camera comparison

Compare Sony ILCE 7M2 24.3MP DSLR Camera
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key specs
Camera TypeDSLR CameraDSLR Camera
Effective Pixels24.3 MP24.2 MP
Sensor TypeCMOSCMOS
Display Size3 inch3 inch
Battery TypeLithium ionLithium ion
Display Type-TFT
Touchscreen-No
general
BrandSonyNikon
ModelILCE 7M2 24.3MP DSLR CameraD3500 24.2MP DSLR Camera
Model NameILCE 7M2D3500
Model NumberILCE-7M2D3500
ColorBlackBlack
SLR VariantBody OnlyBody With 18-55 Mm F/3.5-5.6G Vr Lens
TypeDSLR CameraDSLR Camera
Effective Pixels24.3 MP24.2 MP
Tripod SocketYesYes
Dimensions(WxHxD)95.7 x 126.9 x 59.7 mm12.4 x 9.7 x 6.95 cm
Weight599 GM415 GM
Temperature0 to 400 to 40
PortsHDMI-
Accessory ShoeYesISO 518 Hot-shoe with Sync and Data Contacts and Safety Lock
Face Detection-Yes
Wide Angle-Yes
sensor features
Sensor TypeCMOSCMOS
Sensor Size23.7 x 15.7 mm23.5 x 15.6
ISO RatingISO 100ISO 100 - 25600
Other Sensor FeaturesExmor CMOSImage Sensor Format DX
lens features
Lens MountSony E-mount LensNikon F Mount (with AF Contacts)
Manual FocusYesYes
Color FilterPrimary RGB Color Filter-
Dust ReductionYesYes
Other Lens FeaturesClear Image Zoom Still Image 2x, Movies 2x, Digital Zoom Smart Zoom Still Images 35 mm Full Frame M 1.5x, S 2x, APS-C M 1.3x, S 2x, Digital Zoom Still Images 35 mm Full Frame L 4x, M 6.1x, S 8x, APS-C L 4x, M 5.2x, S 8x, Digital Zoom Movie 35 mm Full Frame 4x, APS-C 4x, Lens Compensation Peripheral Shading, Chromatic Aberration, DistortionReflex Mirror Quick Return, Lens Aperture Instant Return, Electronically Controlled, Lens Servo Single-servo AF (AF-S), Continuous-servo AF (AF-C), Auto AF-S/AF-C Selection (AF-A), Predictive Focus Tracking Activated Automatically According to Subject Status Manual Focus (MF) Electronic Rangefinder Can be used, Mode Auto, Auto with Red-eye Reduction, Auto Slow Sync, Auto Slow Sync with Red-eye Reduction, Fill-flash, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Slow Sync with Red-eye Reduction, Rear-curtain with Slow Sync, Rear-curtain Sync, Off, Lens Servo Autofocus (AF) - Single-servo AF (AF-S), Full-time-servo AF (AF-F) Manual Focus (MF), Frame size (pixels) and Frame Rate 1920 x 1080, 60 p (Progressive), 50 p, 30 p, 25 p, 24 p 1280 x 720, 60 p, 50 p Actual Frame Rates for 60 p, 50 p, 30 p, 25 p, and 24 p are 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps Respectively, Options Support Both High and Normal Image Quality
Lens Type-Single-lens Reflex Digital Camera
Optical Zoom-83x
viewfinder features
View FinderYesYes
View Finder Type1.3 cm 0.5 Type Electronic Viewfinder-
Viewfinder Coverage100%100%
Viewfinder Magnification0.71x with 50 mm Lens at Infinity, -1.0 m -1Approx 0.85 x (50 mm f/1.4 Lens at Infinity, -1.0 m)
Viewpoint Dioptric AdjustmentDiopter Adjustment -4.0 to +3.0 m -1-
Other Viewfinder FeaturesNumber of Dots 2,359,296 dots, Brightness Control Auto / Manual 5 Steps between -2 and +2, Color Temperature Control Manual 5 Steps, Display Contents Graphic Display, Display All Info, No Display Info, Digital Level Gauge, Histogram, Electronic Viewfinder, 27 mm from Eyepiece Lens, 22 mm from Eyepiece Frame at -1 m -1 CIPA StandardViewfinder Type Eye-level Pentamirror Single-lens Reflex Viewfinder, Eyepoint 18 mm (-1.0 m, From Center Surface of Viewfinder Eyepiece Lens)
focus features
Focus ModeAF Mode AF-S Single-shot AF, AF-C Continuous AF, DMF Direct Manual Focus, Manual FocusAutofocus (AF) Single-servo AF (AF-S), Full-time-servo AF (AF-F) Manual Focus (MF)
Focus RangeSensitivity Range -1 to 20 EV ISO 100 Equivalent with F2.0 Lens Attached-
Auto FocusYesYes
Focus Points35 mm Full Frame 117 Points Phase Detection AF, APS-C 99 Points Phase Detection AF / 25 Points Contrast Detection AF1000 11-Point AF System
Metering ModesMulti-segment, Center-weighted, SpotMatrix
White BalancingAuto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent Warm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight, Flash, Underwater, Color Temperature, Color Filter, Custom, White Balance Bracketing 3 Frames, H / L SelectableModes Auto, Incandescent, Fluorescent (7 Types), Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Preset Manual, All Except Preset Manual with Fine-tuning
Other Focus FeaturesFocus Area Wide 117 Points Phase Detection AF, 25 Points Contrast Detection AF, Zone, Center, Flexible Spot S / M / L, Lock-on AF Wide, Zone, Center, Flexible Spot S / M / L, Lock-on AF Yes, Eye AF Yes, Predictive Control, Focus Lock, AF Illuminator Yes with Built-in LED Type, AF Illuminator Range 0.3 m - 3.0 m with FE 28 - 70mm F3.5 - F5.6 OSS Attached, Fast Hybrid AF Phase Detection AF / Contrast Detection AFFrame Coverage Approx 95% Horizontal and 95% Vertical, Focusing Screen Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII Screen, Autofocus Support Autofocus is Available with AF-P and Type E and G AF-S Lenses, Range (ISO 100, f/1.4 Lens, 20 DegreeC) Matrix or Center-weighted Metering - 0 to 20 EV Spot Metering - 2 to 20 EV, Autofocus System Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 Autofocus Sensor Module with TTL Phase Detection, 11 Focus Points (Including One Cross-type Sensor), and AF-assist Illuminator (Range Approx 0.5 to 3 m), Detection Range - 1 to + 19 EV (ISO 100, 20 DegreeC), Focus Point 11 Can be Selected from 11 Focus Points, AF-area Mode Single-point AF, Dynamic-area AF, Auto-area AF, 3D-tracking (11 Points), Focus Lock Focus Can be Locked by Pressing Shutter-release Button Halfway (Single-servo AF) or by Pressing AE-L/AF-L Button, AF-area Mode Face-priority AF, Wide-area AF, Normal-area AF, Subject-tracking AF, Autofocus Contrast-detect AF Anywhere in Frame
exposure features
Exposure ModeAutomatic-
Exposure Compensation1/3 EV, 1/2 EV in Steps of +/- 5 EV with Exposure Compensation Dial +/- 3 EV 1/3 EV Steps-
Other Exposure FeaturesExposure Control Metering Sensitivity -1 to 20 EV at ISO 100 Equivalent with F2.0 Lens AttachedAuto Modes (Auto, Flash off), Programmed Auto with Flexible Program (P), Shutter-Priority Auto (S); Aperture-priority Auto (A), Manual (M), Metering Method Matrix Metering - 3D Color Matrix Metering II Center-weighted Metering Weight of 75% given to 8 mm Circle in Center of Frame Spot Metering Meters 3.5 mm Circle (About 2.5% of Frame) Centered on Selected Focus Point, Exposure Meter Coupling CPU, Exposure Compensation Can be Adjusted by -5 to +5 EV in Increments of 1/3 EV in P, S, A, M, Scene, and Night Vision Modes, ISO Sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) ISO 100 to 25600 in steps of 1 EV Auto ISO Sensitivity Control Available
shutter features
Shutter TypeElectronically-controlled, Vertical-traverse, Focal-plane TypeElectronically-controlled Vertical-travel Focal-plane Shutter
Shutter Speed1/8000 sec1/4000 - 30 sec
Self-timerYesYes
Continuous ShotsContinuous Shooting Hi Maximum 5 fps, Lo Maximum 2.5 fps5fps shooting
Other Shutter FeaturesElectronic Front Curtation Shutter Yes On / OffShutter Speed 1/4000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3 EV, Bulb, Time
flash features
External FlashYes-
Flash ModesFlash Off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Red-eye Reduction On / Off Selectable, Wireless, Hi-speed Sync-
Flash Compensation1/3 EV and 1/2 EV Steps in +/- 3.0 EVCan be Adjusted by - 3 to + 1 EV
Other Flash FeaturesFlash Control Pre-flash TTL, External Flash Sony System Flash Compatible with Multi Interface Shoe, Attach Shoe Adaptor for Flash Compatible with Auto-lock Accessory Shoe, FE Level Lock YesEffective Angle of View Nikon DX Format, Focal Length Equivalent to Approx 1.5x that of Lenses with FX Format Angle of View, Flash Sync Speed X=1/200 s, Synchronizes with Shutter at 1/200 s or Slower, Built-in Flash Auto, Portrait, Close Up, Night Portrait, Super Vivid, Pop, Photo Illustration, Toy Camera Effect Auto Flash with Auto Pop-up P, S, A, M Manual Pop-up with Button Release, Flash-ready Indicator Lights When Built-in Flash or Optional Flash Unit is Fully Charged, Flashes After Flash is Fired at Full Output
Built-in Flash-Yes
image features
Image FormatJPEG DCF Version 2.0, Exif Version 2.3, MPF Baseline Compliant, RAW Sony ARW 2.3 Format, RAW, RAW and JPEG, JPEG Extra Fine, JPEG Fine, JPEG StandardNEF (RAW) 12 bit, Compressed JPEG JPEG-baseline Compliant with Fine (Approx 14), Normal (Approx 18), or Basic (Approx 116) Compression NEF (RAW) + JPEG Single Photograph Recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG Formats
Aspect Ratio30200 AM-
HDR SupportYes-
Red Eye Reduction-Yes
Other Image Features-Image Size (pixels) (L) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 p) (M) 4496 x 3000 ( 13.5 p) (S) 2992 x 2000 ( 6.0 p)
display features
Display Size3 inch3 inch
Other Display FeaturesAdjustable Angle Up by 107°, Down by 41°, White Magic Yes, Display Contents Graphic Display, Display All Info, No Display Info, Digital Level Gauge, Histogram for Viewfinder, Real-time Image Adjustment Display On / Off, Quick Navi Yes, Focus Check Yes, Focus Magnifier 35 mm Full Frame 5.9x, 11.7x, APS-C 3.8x, 7.7x, Zebra Yes, Peaking MF Yes Level Setting High / Mid / Low / Off, Color White / Red / Yellow, Marker Display Yes Center / Aspect / Safety Zone / Guideframe, Grid Line Yes Rule of 3rds Grid / Square Grid / Diag + Square Grid / OffMonitor Size 7.5 cm Diagonal, Monitor Type TFT LCD with 170Degree viewing Angle, Approx 100% Frame Coverage and Brightness Adjustment, Monitor Resolution Approx 921 k-dot (VGA), Playback Full-frame and Thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 Images or Calendar) Playback with Playback Zoom, Playback Zoom Cropping, Playback Face Zoom, Movie Playback, Photo and/or Movie Slide Shows, Histogram Display, Highlights, Photo Information, Location Data Display, Auto Image Rotation, Picture Rating, and Image Comment (Up to 36 Characters)
Display Type-TFT
Touch Screen-No
LCD Display-Image Size (pixels) (L) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 p) (M) 4496 x 3000 ( 13.5 p) (S) 2992 x 2000 ( 6.0 p)
connectivity features
WifiYesYes
storage and power features
Battery TypeLithium ionLithium ion
Number of Batteries1-
Other Storage FeaturesEye-fi Card Compatible-
Batteries Included-Yes
audio and video features
MicrophoneYesYes
SpeakerBuilt-in, Monaural-
Video Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Video FormatXAVC S, AVCHD Format Version 2.0 Compliant, MP4-
Audio Features-Audio Recording Format Linear PCM, Audio Recording Device Built-in Monaural Microphone, Sensitivity Adjustable
Video Features-Picture Control System Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape, Flat, Selected Picture Control Can be Modified, Media SD, SDHC (UHS-I Compliant), SDXC (UHS-I Compliant), Approximate Frame Advance Rate Up to 5 fps Note - Frame Rates Assume Manual Focus, Manual or Shutter-priority Auto Exposure, A Shutter Speed of 1/250 s or Faster, and Other Settings at Default Values, Active D-lighting On, Off, Sync Terminal AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (Available Separately), File Format MOV, Video Compression H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
modes and functions features
Scene ModesPortrait, Sports Action, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion Blur-
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