Here is a quick review and comparison for the Sony A68 vs Nikon D5500 cameras with APS-C sized image sensors.
To see the difference between Sony A68 vs Nikon D5500 cameras we have put together Sony A68 vs Nikon D5500 specs comparison table below.
The Sony A68 A-mount camera features a 24MP APS-C Exmor CMOS image sensor, ISO 100-25600, BIONZ X image processor, Full HD movies in the XAVC Sv format, OLED Tru-Finder with 100% frame coverage, a 2.7-type LCD monitor that tilts up to 135 degrees upwards or 55 degrees downwards, and in-body image stabilisation.
The Nikon D5500 features a 24.2 megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor with no optical low-pass filter. The DSLR comes with a full articulated touch screen and powered by an EXPEED 4 image processor.
Specifications Comparison of Sony A68 vs Nikon D5500 Cameras
Below you can see the specs comparison table of Sony A68 vs Nikon D5500 digital cameras. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.
|Sensor size / type||APS-C (23.5 x15.6 mm)||APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 m)|
|Low –Pass filter||Yes||Yes|
|Image Processor||Bionz X||Expeed 4|
|AF Points||79 including 15 Cross-type AF Points||39 points|
|AF System||Contrast Detect (sensor) and Phase detect (hybrid)||Phase detect|
|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 fps
1280 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%)|
|Battery Life||480 shots|
|Dimensions||143 x 104 x 81 mm||143 x 104 x 81 mm|
The Sony a68 will be available in Europe starting in March 2016 with a price tag of €600 (~$650) for the body only, or €700 (~$760) when bundled with an 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 kit lens. Pricing and availability in the US have yet to be announced.
Nikon D5500 DSLR Camera Price
|Buy Nikon D5500 DSLR camera|
|Nikon D5500 Body Only||$899.95||Amazon | Adorama|
|Nikon D5500 with AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II||$999.95||Amazon | Adorama
|Nikon D5500 with AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR||$1,199.95||Amazon | Adorama