Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV vs Nikon D3400 Comparison



Let’s compare the Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV vs Nikon D3400.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV and Nikon D3400. While Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV has 35mm sensor, Nikon D3400 has APS-C sensor and 61.0 has a 61.0 MP and Nikon D3400 has a 24.2 MP resolution.

  Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV Nikon D3400
  Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV Front Nikon D3400 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Nikon
Megapixels 61.0 24.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm APS-C
SLR Type Mirrorless Dslr
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.5x
AA Filter None None
Image Resolution 9504 x 6336 (60.2 MP, 3:2) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 32000 Min 100 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings AUTO (ISO 100-12800; selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 32000, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400 Auto, 100 - 25600
Startup Time 0.5 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type 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 OVF: Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 11-Area Phase Detection, 1 cross-type, 10 line-type; Contrast-detect AF in Live View mode
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode AUTO (ISO 100-12800; selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 32000, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400 Auto, 100 - 25600
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 68 100
AW Buffer Size 30 12
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,440,000 dots (360,000 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes No
Articulating Screen Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes No
Viewfinder EVF / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type 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 SLR type; eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.85x mag., 18mm eyepoint, -1.7 to +0.5 diopter, Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen
Focus Peaking Yes No
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p) 1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Monaural Linear PCM)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support Dual SD UHS-II slots
Microphone Jack Yes No
Headphone Jack Yes No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/200
Internal connections USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1), Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone and Headphone jacks Type-C Mini HDMI with CEC, USB 2.0
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes No
NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 530 shots 1200 shots
Battery Types NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 23.5 oz (665 g) includes batteries 22.8 oz (645 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.1 x 3.8 x 3.1 in. (129 x 96 x 78 mm) 4.9 x 3.9 x 3.0 in. (124 x 98 x 76 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $3,498.00 Buy from Amazon for $417.48
Release Date 2019-09-01 2016-09-01