Sony Alpha A99 II Vs Nikon D850

Sony Alpha A99 II

Nikon D850
79

Total Score

83

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
76
Image Quality
76
96
Speed Performance
85
89
Versatility
97
57
Comfort
72

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

Compare photography type

Sony
Alpha A99 II

vs

Nikon
D850

74
Portrait Portrait Portrait
79
74
Landscape Landscape Landscape
78
89
SportSport Sport
86
75
Street Street Street
80
76
Everyday Everyday Everyday
81

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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
827978878081
CanonEOS 5D Mark IV Canon
EOS 5D Mark IV
717171757072
CanonEOS 6D Mark II Canon
EOS 6D Mark II
707170737273
PentaxK-1 Mark II Pentax
K-1 Mark II
677171736565
FujifilmX-H1 Fujifilm
X-H1
675453747071
CanonEOS Rebel SL3 Canon
EOS Rebel SL3
615451617174

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
808078868081
SonyAlpha A99 II Sony
Alpha A99 II
787576907575
CanonEOS 5D Mark IV Canon
EOS 5D Mark IV
747173737072
CanonEOS 6D Mark II Canon
EOS 6D Mark II
747071747273
PentaxK-1 Mark II Pentax
K-1 Mark II
687273716565
FujifilmX-H1 Fujifilm
X-H1
685452767071
CanonEOS Rebel SL3 Canon
EOS Rebel SL3
615552617174

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Sensor

Nikon
D850

BSI-CMOS

Type

BSI-CMOS

Full frame

Size

Full frame

35.9 x 24.0 mm

Dimensions

35.9 x 23.9 mm

861.6 mm2up

Area

down 858.01 mm2

42 Mp down

Resolution

up 46 Mp

7952 x 5304 down

Image Resolution

up 8256 x 5504

25600

Native ISO, Max

25600

100 down

Native ISO, Min

up 64

Yes

RAW Support

Yes

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Lens

Nikon
D850

Sony/Minolta Alpha

Mount

Nikon F

140 down

Lens Count

up 280

1

Focal Length Multiplier

1

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Screen

Nikon
D850

Fully articulated up

Type

down Tilting

3.0"

Size

3.2"

1229Kdot down

Resolution

up 2359Kdot

Yes

Live View

Yes

No

Touch Screen

Yes

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Viewfinder

Nikon
D850

Electronic

Type

Optical (pentaprism)

2359000.0

Resolution

None

100

Coverage

100

0.78

Magnification

0.75

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Photography Features

Nikon
D850

30s

Shutter Speed, Min

30s

1/8000s

Shutter Speed, Max

1/8000s

12fps up

Continuous Shooting

down 7fps

Yes

Shutter Priority

Yes

Yes

Aperture Priority

Yes

Yes

Manual Exposure Mode

Yes

Yes

Exposure Compensation

Yes

Yes

Custom White Balance

Yes

Yes

Image Stabilization

No

No

Built-in Flash

No

None

Flash Range

None

1/250s

Max Flash Sync

-

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

Flash Modes

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

Yes

External Flash

Yes

Yes

AE Bracketing

Yes

Yes

WB Bracketing

Yes

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Exposure Modes

Nikon
D850

Yes

Multi-Segment

Yes

Yes

Average

Yes

Yes

Spot

Yes

No

Partial

Yes

No

AF-Area

Yes

No

Center Weighted

Yes

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Dxo Scores

Nikon
D850

92 down

Overall Score

up 100

25.4 down

Color Depth

up 26.4

13.4 down

Dynamic Range

up 14.8

2317 down

Low Light ISO

up 2660

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Autofocus

Nikon
D850

No

Touch

Yes

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

399 up

Focus Points Number

down 153

79 down

Cross Focus Points Number

up 99

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Video Features

Nikon
D850

Resolution

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

3840x2160

Max Resolution

3840x2160

MPEG-4 AVCHD XAVC S

Supported Formats

MPEG-4

Yes

Microphone Port

Yes

Yes

Headphone Port

Yes

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Connectivity

Nikon
D850

Built-in

Wireless

Built-in

Yes

HDMI

Yes

USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)

USB

USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Physical Features

Nikon
D850

Yes

Environmental Sealing

Yes

No

Water Proof

No

No

Dust Proof

No

No

Shock Proof

No

No

Crush Proof

No

No

Freeze Proof

No

849g

Body Weight

1015g

143 x 104 x 76 mm

Physical Dimensions

146 x 124 x 79 mm

490 down

Battery Shots

up 1840

NP-FM500H lithium-ion battery & charger

Type

Battery Pack

Model

EN-EL15a

Sony
Alpha A99 II

Other Features

Nikon
D850

Yes (2, 5, 10 secs)

Timer

Yes (2, 5, 10, 20 secs)

Yes

Timelapse

Yes

No

Has GPS

No

Dual SD SDHC SDXC MS Duo slots

Storage Type

SD SDHC SDXC (UHS-II supported) + XQD

2

Slots

2

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