Nikon D5 Vs Sony Alpha A99 II

Nikon D5

Sony Alpha A99 II
75

Total Score

77

Nikon

D5

Released05 Jan 2016
Sensor Resolution21Mp
Type of sensorFull frame CMOS
ISO range100-102400
Body weight1415g
Dimensions160 x 158.5 x 92 mm
Viewfinder type Optical (pentaprism)
Screen3.2" Fixed
Max video resolution3840x2160
69
Image Quality
76
100
Speed Performance
96
92
Versatility
90
44
Comfort
58

Sony

Alpha A99 II

Released19 Sep 2016
Sensor Resolution42Mp
Type of sensorFull frame BSI-CMOS
ISO range100-25600
Body weight849g
Dimensions143 x 104 x 76 mm
Viewfinder type Electronic
Screen3" Fully articulated
Max video resolution3840x2160

Compare photography type

Nikon
D5

vs

Sony
Alpha A99 II

71
Portrait Portrait Portrait
75
70
Landscape Landscape Landscape
74
88
SportSport Sport
88
68
Street Street Street
74
69
Everyday Everyday Everyday
74

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Landscape Rate
Landscape Rate
Leica Q2Leica
Q2
76
Sport Rate
Sport Rate
SonyAlpha A7R IIISony
Alpha A7R III
81
Street Rate
Street Rate
SonyAlpha A7 IIISony
Alpha A7 III
77
Everyday Rate
Everyday Rate
SonyAlpha a6500Sony
Alpha a6500
77

Nikon D5
Why to choose or not to choose

Nikon D5

Nikon

D5

Released05 Jan 2016
Sensor Resolution21Mp
Type of sensorFull frame CMOS
ISO range100-102400
Body weight1415g
Dimensions160 x 158.5 x 92 mm
Viewfinder typeOptical (pentaprism)
Screen3.2" Fixed
Max video resolution3840x2160

AdvantagesAdvantages

  • A device that is great for portrait shooting
  • Good sensor performance makes this camera suitable for photos of any type
  • The camera has autofocus for high-quality photos of moving subjects
  • The camera can be used in a humid environment
  • The camera has an LSD display which is a very convenient parameter
  • High-quality video record
  • Has got a microphone
  • Excellent action photo available
  • High battery shots count admits you to make photos during longer time without extra charge
  • Two memory card presented

DisadvantagesDisadvantages

  • Big weight makes it less flexible for every day photography. Per contra, is better for shooting with support

Nikon D5 Nearest Models

Modelcompare Nikon D5 with Total scorePortrait
Portrait
Landscape
Landscape
Sport
Sport
Street
Street
Everyday
Everyday
NikonD5 Nikon
D5
737069886769
NikonD850 Nikon
D850
847980878081
SonyAlpha A99 II Sony
Alpha A99 II
817574897575
CanonEOS 6D Mark II Canon
EOS 6D Mark II
737071737273
PentaxK-1 Mark II Pentax
K-1 Mark II
707372726565
FujifilmX-H1 Fujifilm
X-H1
685551757071
CanonEOS Rebel SL3 Canon
EOS Rebel SL3
635551607174

Sony Alpha A99 II
Why to choose or not to choose

Sony Alpha A99 II

Sony

Alpha A99 II

Released19 Sep 2016
Sensor Resolution42Mp
Type of sensorFull frame BSI-CMOS
ISO range100-25600
Body weight849g
Dimensions143 x 104 x 76 mm
Viewfinder typeElectronic
Screen3" Fully articulated
Max video resolution3840x2160

AdvantagesAdvantages

  • A device that is great for portrait shooting
  • Perfect choice for landscape photography
  • Good sensor performance makes this camera suitable for photos of any type
  • Excellent shooting resolution
  • The camera has autofocus for high-quality photos of moving subjects
  • The camera can be used in a humid environment
  • Allows shooting in the dark
  • The camera has an LSD display which is a very convenient parameter
  • High-quality video record
  • Has got a microphone
  • Excellent action photo available
  • Two memory card presented
  • Wi-Fi connection available

DisadvantagesDisadvantages

  • Low battery resource does not allow to make long photo sessions without extra charge

Sony Alpha A99 II Nearest Models

Modelcompare Sony Alpha A99 II with Total scorePortrait
Portrait
Landscape
Landscape
Sport
Sport
Street
Street
Everyday
Everyday
SonyAlpha A99 II Sony
Alpha A99 II
807674897575
NikonD850 Nikon
D850
838179868081
CanonEOS 5D Mark IV Canon
EOS 5D Mark IV
727272747072
CanonEOS 6D Mark II Canon
EOS 6D Mark II
707071737273
PentaxK-1 Mark II Pentax
K-1 Mark II
667273736565
FujifilmX-H1 Fujifilm
X-H1
685353767071
CanonEOS Rebel SL3 Canon
EOS Rebel SL3
655552617174

Nikon
D5

Sensor

Sony
Alpha A99 II

CMOS

Type

BSI-CMOS

Full frame

Size

Full frame

35.8 x 23.9 mm down

Dimensions

up 35.9 x 24.0 mm

855.62 mm2down

Area

up 861.6 mm2

21 Mp down

Resolution

up 42 Mp

5588 x 3712 down

Image Resolution

up 7952 x 5304

102400 up

Native ISO, Max

down 25600

100

Native ISO, Min

100

Yes

RAW Support

Yes

Nikon
D5

Lens

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Nikon F

Mount

Sony/Minolta Alpha

280 up

Lens Count

down 140

1

Focal Length Multiplier

1

Nikon
D5

Screen

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Fixed down

Type

up Fully articulated

3.2"

Size

3.0"

2359Kdot up

Resolution

down 1229Kdot

Yes

Live View

Yes

Yes

Touch Screen

No

Nikon
D5

Viewfinder

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Optical (pentaprism)

Type

Electronic

None

Resolution

2359000.0

100

Coverage

100

0.72

Magnification

0.78

Nikon
D5

Photography Features

Sony
Alpha A99 II

30s

Shutter Speed, Min

30s

1/8000s

Shutter Speed, Max

1/8000s

14fps up

Continuous Shooting

down 12fps

Yes

Shutter Priority

Yes

Yes

Aperture Priority

Yes

Yes

Manual Exposure Mode

Yes

Yes

Exposure Compensation

Yes

Yes

Custom White Balance

Yes

No

Image Stabilization

Yes

No

Built-in Flash

No

None

Flash Range

None

-

Max Flash Sync

1/250s

Auto
On
Off
Red-eye
Slow sync
Rear curtain

Flash Modes

Off
auto
fill
slow sync
redeye reduction
rear sync
high-speed sync
wireless

Yes

External Flash

Yes

Yes

AE Bracketing

Yes

Yes

WB Bracketing

Yes

Nikon
D5

Exposure Modes

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Yes

Multi-Segment

Yes

No

Average

Yes

Yes

Spot

Yes

No

Partial

No

No

AF-Area

No

No

Center Weighted

No

Nikon
D5

Dxo Scores

Sony
Alpha A99 II

88 down

Overall Score

up 92

25.1 down

Color Depth

up 25.4

12.3 down

Dynamic Range

up 13.4

2434 up

Low Light ISO

down 2317

Nikon
D5

Autofocus

Sony
Alpha A99 II

No

Touch

No

Yes

Continuous

Yes

Yes

Single

Yes

Yes

Tracking

Yes

Yes

Selective

Yes

Yes

Center

Yes

Yes

Multi Area

Yes

Yes

Live View

Yes

Yes

Face Detection

Yes

Yes

Contrast Detection

Yes

Yes

Phase Detection

Yes

153 down

Focus Points Number

up 399

99 up

Cross Focus Points Number

down 79

Nikon
D5

Video Features

Sony
Alpha A99 II

4K (UHD) 30p/25p/24p 1080/60p/50p/30p/25p/24p 720/60p/50p

Resolution

3840x2160

Max Resolution

3840x2160

MPEG-4 H.264

Supported Formats

MPEG-4 AVCHD XAVC S

Yes

Microphone Port

Yes

Yes

Headphone Port

Yes

Nikon
D5

Connectivity

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Optional

Wireless

Built-in

Yes

HDMI

Yes

USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)

USB

USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)

Nikon
D5

Physical Features

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Yes

Environmental Sealing

Yes

No

Water Proof

No

Yes

Dust Proof

No

No

Shock Proof

No

No

Crush Proof

No

No

Freeze Proof

No

1415g

Body Weight

849g

160 x 158.5 x 92 mm

Physical Dimensions

143 x 104 x 76 mm

3780 up

Battery Shots

down 490

Battery Pack

Type

NP-FM500H lithium-ion battery & charger

EN-EL18a

Model

Nikon
D5

Other Features

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Yes (2, 5, 10 or 20 sec)

Timer

Yes (2, 5, 10 secs)

Yes

Timelapse

Yes

Yes

Has GPS

No

Dual CompactFlash or dual XQD

Storage Type

Dual SD SDHC SDXC MS Duo slots

2

Slots

2

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