Sony A68 vs Nikon D5500 Specs Comparison

Here is a quick review and specs comparison of the Sony A68 and Nikon D5500 cameras. You can take a look at the key differences between the two APS-C cameras.

The Sony A68 A-mount camera features Sony’s unique 4D FOCUS system that delivers extraordinary AF performance under any shooting conditions, even in lighting as low as EV-2. And it has 79 autofocus detection points including 15 cross points and a dedicated F2.8 AF sensor point for dimly-lit scenes.

The Nikon D5500 ($696.95 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama) provides a 24.2MP DX-format sensor with no optical low pass filter. It features a touch screen, which is a fully articulated 3.2-inch 1.37M-dot affair, as in the D5300. A flat picture profile is added, and the 1080/60p video specification is identical to its predecessor. The Nikon D5500 achieves 79% score and gets silver award from DPReview.

Sony A68 vs Nikon D5500 Specs Comparison

Features Sony A68 Nikon D5500
Megapixel 24-Megapixels 24-Megapixels
Sensor size / type APS-C (23.5 x15.6 mm) APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 m)
Low –Pass filter Yes No
Image Processor Bionz X Expeed 4
AF Points 79 including 15 Cross-type AF Points 39 points
Image Stabilization Built-in No
AF System Contrast Detect (sensor) and Phase detect (hybrid) Phase detect
ISO Sensitivity 100-25600 100-25600
Shutter Min – Max 30 sec 1/4000 sec 30 sec 1/4000 sec
Top Continuous Shooting Speed 8fps 5fps
Video 1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p) 1920 x 1080: 60 fps, 50 fps, 30 fps, 25 fps, 24 fps1280 x 720: 60 fps, 50 fps 640 x 424: 30 fps, 25 fps
Display 2.7″ LCD Rear Touch Screen 3.2″ Rear Touchscreen Swivel LCD (1,037,000)
Viewfinder EVF 100% Optical pentamirror (95%)
Hot-shoe Yes Yes
Battery Life 480 shots
Environmentally sealed No Yes
Dimensions 143 x 104 x 81 mm 143 x 104 x 81 mm
Weight 690g 647g

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