Nikon D850 Vs Sony Alpha A99 II

Nikon D850

Sony Alpha A99 II
81

Total Score

77

Nikon

D850

Released24 Aug 2017
Sensor Resolution46Mp
Type of sensorFull frame BSI-CMOS
ISO range64-25600
Body weight1015g
Dimensions146 x 124 x 79 mm
Viewfinder type Optical (pentaprism)
Screen3.2" Tilting
Max video resolution3840x2160
78
Image Quality
77
85
Speed Performance
97
97
Versatility
91
73
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
D850

vs

Sony
Alpha A99 II

80
Portrait Portrait Portrait
76
80
Landscape Landscape Landscape
74
87
SportSport Sport
88
79
Street Street Street
76
81
Everyday Everyday Everyday
76

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Nikon D850
Why to choose or not to choose

Nikon D850

Nikon

D850

Released24 Aug 2017
Sensor Resolution46Mp
Type of sensorFull frame BSI-CMOS
ISO range64-25600
Body weight1015g
Dimensions146 x 124 x 79 mm
Viewfinder typeOptical (pentaprism)
Screen3.2" Tilting
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
  • 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
  • Wi-Fi connection available

Nikon D850 Nearest Models

Modelcompare Nikon D850 with Total scorePortrait
Portrait
Landscape
Landscape
Sport
Sport
Street
Street
Everyday
Everyday
NikonD850 Nikon
D850
847979888081
SonyAlpha A99 II Sony
Alpha A99 II
797476897575
CanonEOS 5D Mark IV Canon
EOS 5D Mark IV
737173737072
CanonEOS 6D Mark II Canon
EOS 6D Mark II
717071727273
PentaxK-1 Mark II Pentax
K-1 Mark II
707373716565
FujifilmX-H1 Fujifilm
X-H1
665552747071
CanonEOS Rebel SL3 Canon
EOS Rebel SL3
615653627174

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
787675887575
NikonD850 Nikon
D850
807978878081
CanonEOS 5D Mark IV Canon
EOS 5D Mark IV
737373737072
CanonEOS 6D Mark II Canon
EOS 6D Mark II
727272727273
PentaxK-1 Mark II Pentax
K-1 Mark II
707372716565
FujifilmX-H1 Fujifilm
X-H1
655452747071
CanonEOS Rebel SL3 Canon
EOS Rebel SL3
635552627174

Nikon
D850

Sensor

Sony
Alpha A99 II

BSI-CMOS

Type

BSI-CMOS

Full frame

Size

Full frame

35.9 x 23.9 mm

Dimensions

35.9 x 24.0 mm

858.01 mm2down

Area

up 861.6 mm2

46 Mp up

Resolution

down 42 Mp

8256 x 5504 up

Image Resolution

down 7952 x 5304

25600

Native ISO, Max

25600

64 up

Native ISO, Min

down 100

Yes

RAW Support

Yes

Nikon
D850

Lens

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Nikon F

Mount

Sony/Minolta Alpha

280 up

Lens Count

down 140

1

Focal Length Multiplier

1

Nikon
D850

Screen

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Tilting down

Type

up Fully articulated

3.2"

Size

3.0"

2359Kdot up

Resolution

down 1229Kdot

Yes

Live View

Yes

Yes

Touch Screen

No

Nikon
D850

Viewfinder

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Optical (pentaprism)

Type

Electronic

None

Resolution

2359000.0

100

Coverage

100

0.75

Magnification

0.78

Nikon
D850

Photography Features

Sony
Alpha A99 II

30s

Shutter Speed, Min

30s

1/8000s

Shutter Speed, Max

1/8000s

7fps down

Continuous Shooting

up 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

Front-curtain sync (normal)
Rear-curtain sync
Red-eye reduction
Red-eye reduction with slow sync
Slow sync

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
D850

Exposure Modes

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Yes

Multi-Segment

Yes

Yes

Average

Yes

Yes

Spot

Yes

Yes

Partial

No

Yes

AF-Area

No

Yes

Center Weighted

No

Nikon
D850

Dxo Scores

Sony
Alpha A99 II

100 up

Overall Score

down 92

26.4 up

Color Depth

down 25.4

14.8 up

Dynamic Range

down 13.4

2660 up

Low Light ISO

down 2317

Nikon
D850

Autofocus

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Yes

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
D850

Video Features

Sony
Alpha A99 II

3840 x 2160 @ 30p MOV H.264 Linear PCM

Resolution

3840x2160

Max Resolution

3840x2160

MPEG-4

Supported Formats

MPEG-4 AVCHD XAVC S

Yes

Microphone Port

Yes

Yes

Headphone Port

Yes

Nikon
D850

Connectivity

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Built-in

Wireless

Built-in

Yes

HDMI

Yes

USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)

USB

USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)

Nikon
D850

Physical Features

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Yes

Environmental Sealing

Yes

No

Water Proof

No

No

Dust Proof

No

No

Shock Proof

No

No

Crush Proof

No

No

Freeze Proof

No

1015g

Body Weight

849g

146 x 124 x 79 mm

Physical Dimensions

143 x 104 x 76 mm

1840 up

Battery Shots

down 490

Battery Pack

Type

NP-FM500H lithium-ion battery & charger

EN-EL15a

Model

Nikon
D850

Other Features

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Yes (2, 5, 10, 20 secs)

Timer

Yes (2, 5, 10 secs)

Yes

Timelapse

Yes

No

Has GPS

No

SD SDHC SDXC (UHS-II supported) + XQD

Storage Type

Dual SD SDHC SDXC MS Duo slots

2

Slots

2

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