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Nikon Z6 vs Sony A7 III - Mirroless Cameras Compared




Today, we are comparing the all new Nikon Z6 with the best seller for 2018, the Sony A7 III. As we discuss the specs and features of both the Mirrorless Cameras. Lets decide which is worth our money.

Comparing Nikon Z6 vs Sony A7 III

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Models
TitleSony A7 IIINikon Z6
CameraMirrorless Full FrameMirrorless Full Frame
Available Models in IndiaA7 III Body Only See Pricing
A7 III Body with FE 28-70mm See Pricing
A7 III with FE 24-105mm See Pricing
Z6 Body Only See Pricing
Z6 Body with 28-70mm Z Lens See Pricing
FTZ Adapter See Pricing
Max. Resolution24 MP: 6000 x 400024 MP: 6000 x 4000
PixelsActual: 25.3 Megapixel
Effective: 24.2 Megapixel
Actual: 25.28 Megapixel
Effective: 24.5 Megapixel
Lens MountSony E-mountNikon Z
Recording MediaSD
SDHC
SDXC
Memory Stick Pro Duo
Memory Stick PRO HG-Duo
XQD Only
File FormatStill Images: JPEG, RAW
Movies: AVCHD 2.0, XAVC S
Audio: AC3, Dolby Digital 2ch, Linear PCM (Stereo)
Still Images: JPEG, RAW
Movies: MOV, MP4, 
Audio: AAC, Linear PCM (Stereo)
Sensor TypeCMOS, 35.6 x 23.8 mmCMOS, 35.9 x 23.9 mm
Dust Reductio SystemYesYes
Bit Depth14-Bit14-Bit
Image StabilizationSensor-Shift, 5-WaySensor-Shift, 5-Way
Viewfinder / Display
Viewfinder TypeElectronicElectronic
TouchscreenYesYes
Viewfinder Size0.5"0.5"
Viewfinder Pixel Count2,359,0003,690,000
Display Screen3" Rear Touchscreen Tilting LCD (921,600)3.2" Rear Touchscreen Tilting LCD (2,100,000)
Viewfinder coverage100%100%
Screen coverage100%100%
Focus Control
Focus TypeAuto & Manual FocusAuto & Manual Focus
Focus ModesAutomatic (A), Continuous-Servo AF (C), Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus (M), Single-servo AF (S)Continuous-Servo AF (C), Full-time Servo (F), Manual Focus (M), Single-servo AF (S)
Autofocus pointsPhase Detection: 693 Contrast Detection: 425Phase Detection: 273
AV Recording
Recording Type3840 x 2160p at 23.98/25/29.97 fps (100 Mb/s XAVC S via H.264) 3840 x 2160p at 23.98/25/29.97 fps (60 Mb/s XAVC S via H.264) 1920 x 1080p at 100/120 fps (100 Mb/s XAVC S via H.264) 1920 x 1080p at 100/120 fps (60 Mb/s XAVC S via H.264) 1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94 fps (50 Mb/s XAVC S via H.264)3840 x 2160p at 23.98/25/29.97 fps (H.264) 1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94/100/120 fps (H.264)
Aspect Ratio16:916:9
Recording Time29mins29min:59 sec
Audio RecordingBuilt-In Mic: With Video (Stereo) Optional External Mic: With Video (Stereo)Built-In Mic: With Video (Stereo) Optional External Mic: With Video (Non Stereo)
Flash modesAuto, Fill-In, Hi-Speed Sync, Off, Rear Sync, Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Sync WirelessFirst-Curtain Sync, Off, Rear Curtain/Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Slow Sync/Red-Eye Reduction
Exposure Control
ISO SensitivityAuto, 100-51200 (Extended Mode: 50-204800)Auto, 100-51200 (Extended Mode: 50-204800)
Shutter30 - 1/8000 Second , Bulb ModeType: Electronic & Mechanical Speed: 30 - 1/8000 Second , Bulb Mode
Remote ControlRM-VPR1, VCT-XPR10, VCT-VPR1, RM-SPR1, RMT-VP1K (Optional)MC-DC2, WR-1, WR-T10 (Optional)
Metering MethodCenter-Weighted Average Metering, Multi-Zone Metering, Spot Metering, Highlight WeightedCenter-Weighted Average Metering, Matrix, Spot Metering, Highlight Weighted
Exposure ModesModes: Aperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Movie, Program, Shutter Priority Metering Range: EV -3.0 - EV 20.0 Compensation: -5 EV to +5 EV (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV Steps)Modes: Aperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority Metering Range: EV -4.0 - EV 17.0 Compensation: -5 EV to +5 EV (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV Steps)
White Balance ModesAuto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (Cool White), Fluorescent (Daylight), Fluorescent (Warm White), Incandescent, Shade, UnderwaterAuto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual, Shade
Buffer Continuous ShootingUp to 10 fps at 24.2 MP for up to 89 Frames in Raw Format Up to 10 fps at 24.2 MP for up to 177 Frames in JPEG Format Up to 8 fps at 24.2 MP Up to 6 fps at 24.2 MP Up to 3 fps at 24.2 MPUp to 12 fps at 24.5 MP Up to 5.5 fps at 24.5 MP
Performance
Connectivity1/8" Headphone, 1/8" Microphone, HDMI D (Micro), USB 2.0 Micro-B, USB 3.0, USB Type-C1/8" Headphone 1/8" Microphone HDMI C (Mini) USB Type-C Nikon DC2
Battery1 x NP-FZ100 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 7.2 VDC, 2280 mAh1 x EN-EL15b Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
Operating/StorageOperating 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)Operating 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C) Humidity: 0 - 85%
Physical
Dimensions5.0 x 3.8 x 2.9" / 126.9 x 95.6 x 73.7 mm5.3 x 4.0 x 2.7" / 134.0 x 100.5 x 67.5 mm
WeightBody: 650gmsBody: 585gms
Warranty2+1 Year Warranty in India2 Year Warranty
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