Nikon D6 vs Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV Comparison



Let’s compare the Nikon D6 vs Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Nikon D6 and Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV. Both cameras have 35mm sensors but Nikon D6 has a 20.8 MP and Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV has a 61.0 MP resolution.

  Nikon D6 Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV
  Nikon D6 Front Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Nikon Sony
Megapixels 20.8 61.0
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm 35mm
SLR Type Dslr Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.0x
AA Filter Fixed None
Image Resolution 5568 x 3712 (20.7 MP, 3:2) 9504 x 6336 (60.2 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 102400 Min 100 - Max 32000
Full ISO Settings Auto, ISO 100 - 102,400, expandable to ISO 50 in Lo-1 to ISO 3,276,800 in Hi-5 AUTO (ISO 100-12800; selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 32000, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400
Startup Time
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 20K autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection and fine-tuning: 153 focus points (including 99 cross-type sensors and 15 sensors that support f/8), of which 55 (35 cross-type sensors and 9 f/8 sensors) are available for selection; Contrast-detect AF in Live View mode Fast Hybrid 4D AF: 567 points (PDAF), APS-C mode with full-frame lens: 325 points (PDAF), with APS-C lens: 247 points (PDAF) / 425 points (contrast-detection AF); Wide (567 points (PDAF), 425 points (CDAF))/Zone/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot/Tracking (Wide/Zone/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot); Touch AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, ISO 100 - 102,400, expandable to ISO 50 in Lo-1 to ISO 3,276,800 in Hi-5 AUTO (ISO 100-12800; selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 32000, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 900 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 68
AW Buffer Size 30
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.0
LCD Resolution 2,359,000 dots (589,750 px) 1,440,000 dots (360,000 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display Yes No
Focus Peaking No Yes
Viewfinder Optical / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type SLR; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.72x magnification, 17mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter; Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark X screen with AF area brackets (framing grid can be displayed) EVF: 1.3 cm (0.5 type) 5.76M-dot UXGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0m-1 diopter, Approx. 23mm eyepoint from the eyepiece lens, 18.5mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1, eye sensor
Focus Peaking No Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p) 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p)
Video File Format MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo
Memory Card Type XQD / CFexpress SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes Yes
SD UHS Support Dual SD UHS-II slots
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/250
Internal connections Type-C Mini HDMI with uncompressed video support, 10-pin Remote Terminal USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1), Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone and Headphone jacks
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi No Yes
NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS Yes No
USB Type USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet,Bluetooth USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 530 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 44.8 oz (1,270 g) 23.5 oz (665 g) includes batteries
Size 6.3 x 6.4 x 3.6 in. (160 x 163 x 92 mm) 5.1 x 3.8 x 3.1 in. (129 x 96 x 78 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2020-04-01 2019-09-01