Nikon Z50 vs Sony Alpha ILCE-A6100 Comparison



Let’s compare the Nikon Z50 vs Sony Alpha ILCE-A6100.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Nikon Z50 and Sony Alpha ILCE-A6100. Both cameras have APS-C sensors but Nikon Z50 has a 20.9 MP and Sony Alpha ILCE-A6100 has a 24.2 MP resolution.

  Nikon Z50 Sony Alpha ILCE-A6100
  Nikon Z50 Front Sony Alpha ILCE-A6100 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Nikon Sony
Megapixels 20.9 24.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C APS-C
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.5x 1.5x
AA Filter None Fixed
Image Resolution 5568 x 3712 (20.7 MP, 3:2) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 51200 Min 100 - Max 32000
Full ISO Settings Auto, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to 204,800 Auto, 100-32000; expandable to 51200
Startup Time
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Hybrid Phase/Contrast Detect AF with 209 PDAF points; Pinpoint, Single-Point, Dynamic-area AF, Wide-area AF (S/L), Auto-area AF; Face and Eye-detect AF Hybrid Contrast/Phase Detection: Wide (425 points (phase-detection AF), 425 points (contrast-detection AF)) / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expanded Flexible Spot / Tracking ( Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expanded Flexible Spot); Enhanced real-time Eye AF and object tracking
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to 204,800 Auto, 100-32000; expandable to 51200
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size
AW Buffer Size
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 2.36M-dot XGA OLED, 100% coverage, 1.02x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -3 to +3 diopter, eye sensor EVF type; 1.0cm (0.39-inch) 1.44M-dot SVGA OLED, 100% coverage, 1.07x mag. (0.70x 35mm eq.), 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p) 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p)
Video File Format MOV, MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM, AAC) XAVC S / AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant; Audio: LPCM, 2ch / Dolby Digital (AC-3), 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/200 1/160
Internal connections Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Micro-B USB 2.0, 3.5mm Stereo Microphone Jack (plug-in power supported) Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Multi Interface Shoe, Multi Micro USB, 3.5mm microphone jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 280 shots 380 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 18.8 oz (533 g) includes batteries, kit lens 18.1 oz (512 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.0 x 3.7 x 2.4 in. (127 x 94 x 60 mm) 4.7 x 2.6 x 2.3 in. (120 x 67 x 59 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $998.00 Buy from Amazon for $748.00
Release Date 2019-11-15 2019-10-15