Sony NEX 3K 14.2MP DSLR Camera vs Nikon D5500 24.2MP DSLR Camera comparison

Compare Sony NEX 3K 14.2MP DSLR Camera
Compare Nikon D5500 24.2MP DSLR Camera
key specs
Camera TypeDSLR CameraDSLR Camera
Effective Pixels14.2 MP24.2 MP
Sensor TypeCMOSCMOS
Display TypeTFT LCD-
Display Size3 inch3.2 inch
Battery TypeLithium ionLithium ion
Touchscreen-Yes
general
BrandSonyNikon
ModelNEX 3K 14.2MP DSLR CameraD5500 24.2MP DSLR Camera
Model NameNEX 3KD5500
ColorBlackBlack
TypeDSLR CameraDSLR Camera
Effective Pixels14.2 MP24.2 MP
Dimensions(WxHxD)117.2 x 62.6 x 33.4 mm7.9 x 12.8 x 9.7 cm
Weight239 GM-
Face DetectionYesYes
Temperature0 to 400 to 40
PortsHDMI, USB-
SLR Variant-Body Only
Tripod Socket-Yes
Lens Attachment-Body Only
Accessory Shoe-ISO 518 Hot-shoe with Sync and Data Contacts and Safety Lock
sensor features
Sensor TypeCMOSCMOS
Sensor Size23.4x15.6mm-
Maximum ISO12800 ISO-
Maximum FPS29.97-
Sensor TechnologyAPS HD CMOS-
ISO Rating-ISO 100 - 25600
lens features
Compatible LensSony E-mount lenses-
Color FilterPrimary RGB Color Filter-
Dust ReductionYesYes
Manual Focus-Yes
Other Lens Features-Lens Aperture Instant Return, Electronically-controlled, Compatible Lenses Autofocus is Available with AF-S and AF-I Lenses
focus features
Focus ModeAF-S Single-shot AF / AF-C Continuous AF selectable-
Focus RangeEV0-20 ISO100 equivalent, with F2.8 lens attachedDetection Range -1 to +19 EV ISO 100, 20°C
Auto FocusYesYes
Focus PointsMulti 25 points / Center / Flexible spot selectable39 or 11 Focus Points
Metering ModesMulti / Center / Spot selectableMatrix Metering 3D Color Matrix Metering II Type G, E and D Lenses, Color Matrix Metering II Other CPU Lenses, Center-weighted Metering Weight of 75% Given to 8 mm Circle in Center of Frame, Spot Metering Meters 3.5 mm Circle 2.5% of Frame Centered on Selected Focus Point, Matrix
White BalancingAuto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, C. temp./Filter 2500- 9900k with 19-step Magenta/Green compensationWhite Balance Auto, Incandescent, Fluorescent 7 Types, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Preset Manual, All Except Preset Manual with Fine Tuning
Other Focus FeaturesPredictive control, Focus lock, Built-in AF illuminator Distance approx. 0.3-4.0m with E 16 F2.8 lens, approx. 0.5-3.0m with E 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OSSAF-area Mode Single-point AF, 9-, 21- or 39- Point Dynamic-area AF, 3D Tracking, Auto-area AF, Face-priority AF, Wide-area AF, Normal-area AF, Subject Tracking AF, Focus Lock Focus can be Locked by Pressing Shutter Release Button Halfway Single-servo AF or by Pressing AE-L / AF-L Button, Autofocus Contrast Detect AF Anywhere in Frame Camera Selects Focus Point Automatically when Face-priority AF or Subject Tracking AF is Selected
exposure features
Exposure ModeProgrammed AE iAUTO, P, Aperture priority A, Shutter-speed priority S, Manual M-
AE Lock/Exposure LockYes-
Spot MeterYes-
Exposure Compensation+/-2.0EV in 1/3EV steps1/3, 1/2 EV in P, S, A, M, Scene and Night Vision Modes in Increments -5 to 5 EV
Dynamic Range AdjustmentYes-
Manual Exposure-Yes
Other Exposure Features-Exposure Lock Luminosity Locked at Detected Value with AE-L / AF-L Button
shutter features
Shutter TypeElectronically controlled, vertical traverse, focal-plane typeElectronically-controlled, Vertical-travel, Focal-plane Shutter
Shutter Speed1/4000 to 30 sec, Bulb-
Self-timerYesYes
Continuous ShotsContinuous mode max. 2.3 fps, Speed-priority continuous mode max 7 fps *3-
Other Shutter Features-Frame Advance Rate 5 fps L Upto 3 fps, H Upto 5 fps JPEG and 12-bit NEF / RAW or 4 fps 14-bit NEF / RAW
flash features
Built-in FlashYesYes
External FlashYes-
Flash ModesFlash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync.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
Flash Compensation2EV in 1/3 EV steps1/3 EV, 1/2 EV Steps in P, S, A, M and Scene Modes in -3 to 1 EV
Other Flash FeaturesExternal flash supplied, attachable to Smart Accessory TerminalBuilt-in Flash Auto, Portrait, Child, Close-Up, Night Portrait, Party / Indoor, Pet Portrait, Super Vivid, Pop, Photo Illustration, Toy Camera Effect Auto Flash with Auto Pop-Up, P, S, A, M, Food Manual Pop-Up with Button Release, Guide Number 12/39, 12/39 with Manual Flash m/ft, ISO 100, 20°C, Flash Control TTL i-TTL Flash Control using 2016-Pixel RGB Sensor is Available with Built-in Flash i-TTL Balanced Fill-Flash for Digital SLR is Used with Matrix and Center-Weighted Metering, Standard i-TTL Flash for Digital SLR with Spot Metering, Flash-ready Indicator Lights When Built-in Flash or Optional Flash Unit is Fully Charged, Blinks After Flash is Fired at Full Output
image features
Image FormatJPEG DCF Ver.2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant, RAW Sony ARW 2.2 format, RAW & JPEGFile Format NEF RAW 12-bit or 14-bit, Compressed, JPEG JPEG Baseline Compliant with Fine 14, Normal 18, Basic 116 Compression, NEF RAW + JPEG Single Photograph Recorded in Both NEF RAW and JPEG Formats, DCF 2.0, DPOF, Exif 2.3
Aspect Ratio32, 169-
Gross Pixel14.6 MP24.78 MP
Red Eye ReductionOn/Off selectable for Autoflash and fill-flash modeYes
Image SizingL 4592 x 3056 14M, M 3344 x 2224 7.4M, S 2288 x 1520 3.5M6000 x 4000 L, 4496 x 3000 M, 2992 x 2000 S
Still Image Size1280 x 720-
Smile DetectionSelectable from 3 steps-
Live View Shooting-Yes
display features
Display TypeTFT LCD-
Display Size3 inch3.2 inch
Display Resolution921,600 dots-
LCD DisplayXtra Fine LCD-
LCD Display Image Resolution921600 dots1037000 dots
Touch Screen-Yes
LCD Display Video Resolution-1920 x 1080
Other Display Features-Effective Angle of View Nikon DX Format, Focal Length Equivalent to 1.5x that of Lenses with FX Format Angle of View, Frame Coverage 95% Horizontal and 95% Vertical, Depth-of-field Preview Yes, Monitor TFT Vari-angle LCD Touch Screen, 100% Frame Coverage, Brightness Adjustment and Eye-sensor Controlled On / Off, Playback Full-frame and Thumbnail 4, 12, 80 Images or Calendar Playback with Playback Zoom, Movie Playback, Photo and Movie Slide Shows, Histogram Display, Highlights, Photo Information, Location Data Display, Auto Image Rotation, Picture Rating and Image Comment Upto 36 Characters
connectivity features
HDMIYes-
USBYes-
Wifi-Yes
Wireless Connectivity-Yes
storage and power features
Card TypeSD memory card / SDHC memory card / SDXC memory cardSD, SDHC UHS-I Compliant, SDXC UHS-I Compliant
Power SupplyBattery charger BC-VW1supplied, AC Adaptor AC-PW20AM*5EH-5b AC Adapter
Battery TypeLithium ionLithium ion
Battery LifeApprox. 330 images CIPA standard-
Number of Batteries1-
Upgradable Memory-Yes
Other Storage Features-Card Slot Single
audio and video features
Audio FeaturesMPEG-4 AAC-LC-
Video FormatMP4MOV
Microphone-Built-in Microphone Stereo
Audio Video Interface-NTSC, PAL
modes and functions features
Shooting ModesSingle-shot, Continuous shooting, Speed-priority continuous shooting, Self-timer-
Scene ModesPortrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night portrait, Night View, Hand-held Night ShotPortrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close-up, Night Portrait, Night Landscape, Party / Indoor, Beach / Snow, Sunset, Dusk / Dawn, Pet Portrait, Candlelight, Blossom, Autumn Colors, Food, Special Effects Modes Night Vision, Super Vivid, Pop, Photo Illustration, Toy Camera Effect, Miniature Effect, Selective Color, Silhouette, High Key, Low Key
viewfinder features
View Finder-Yes
Viewfinder Magnification-0.82x 50 mm f/1.4 Lens at Infinity, -1.0 m -1
Viewfinder Eye Point-17 mm
Other Viewfinder Features-Diopter Adjustment -1.7 to 0.5 m-1
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