Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II vs Nikon Z6 Comparison

Let’s compare the Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II vs Nikon Z6.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II and Nikon Z6. Both cameras have 35mm sensors but Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II has a 42.4 MP and Nikon Z6 has a 24.5 MP resolution.

  Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II Nikon Z6
  Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II Front Nikon Z6 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Nikon
Megapixels 42.4 24.5
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm 35mm
SLR Type Dslr Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.0x
AA Filter None Fixed
Image Resolution 7952 x 5304 (42.2 MP, 3:2) 6048 x 4024 (24.3 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 25600 Min 100 - Max 51200
Full ISO Settings AUTO (ISO 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 25600, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400 Auto, 100 - 51,200 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1EV steps, plus down to 50 in Lo-1 and up to 204,800 in Hi-2
Startup Time 1.2 seconds 1.5 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type TTL Phase-detection AF: Dedicated CCD line sensors: 79 points (15 cross-type points, F2.8- sensitive at the center point); Focal Plane Phase Detection: 399 points (323 selectable points, 79 hybrid-cross auto focus points*) * When Hybrid Phase Detection AF is activated Hybrid phase-detection/contrast AF; 273 (single-point AF); Pinpoint, single-point and dynamic-area AF (pinpoint and dynamic-area AF available in photo mode only); wide-area AF (S); wide-area AF (L); auto-area AF; Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous-servo AF (AF-C); full-time AF (AF-F; available only in movie mode); predictive focus tracking; Manual focus (M): Electronic rangefinder can be used; Touch AF and Touch Shutter supported.
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode AUTO (ISO 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 25600, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400 Auto, 100 - 51,200 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1EV steps, plus down to 50 in Lo-1 and up to 204,800 in Hi-2
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 61 47
AW Buffer Size 25 35
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.2
LCD Resolution 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px) 2,100,000 dots
Touchscreen No Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display Yes Yes
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 1.3cm (0.5-inch) 2.4M-dot XGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, eyepoint 23mm from the eyepiece lens/18.5mm from the eyepiece frame at -1 m-1 (CIPA standard), eye sensor EVF: 1.27-cm/0.5-in., approx. 3690k-dot (Quad VGA) OLED with color balance and auto and 11-level manual brightness controls, 100% coverage, 0.8x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MOV/MP4 (H.265/MPEG-4 AVC, Linear PCM/AAC audio)
Memory Card Type MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC XQD
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/200
Internal connections Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI (can output up to 4K/30p 8-bit 4:2:2) ; Microphone and Headphone jacks, DC input terminal Mini (Type C) HDMI, USB 3.0 Type C (SuperSpeed USB), 10-pin Expansion Terminal, Stereo Mic Jack (3.5mm, plug-in power provided), Stereo Audio Out (3.5mm)
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 390 shots 310 shots
Battery Types NP-FM500H Lithium-ion rechargeable EN-EL15b/EN-EL15a/EN-EL15 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 29.9 oz (849 g) 41.4 oz (1,175 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.6 x 4.1 x 3.0 in. (143 x 104 x 76 mm) 5.3 x 4.0 x 2.7 in. (134 x 101 x 68 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $3,198.00 Buy from Amazon for $1,996.95
Release Date 2016-11-30 2018-11-16