Nikon D610 vs Sony A6300: The A6300 is a Semi-Pro Mirrorless camera with a 24.0MP APS-C sensor. The D610 is a Semi-Pro DSLR camera with a 24.0MP Full frame sensor. Here’s a look at the main specifications before we go into detail on the pros and cons of each of these digital cameras.
With regard to size, the Sony Alpha A6300 is the smaller of the two digital cameras. Its body is 21mm narrower, 46mm shorter and 33mm thinner than the Nikon D610. The A6300 is also lighter by 446g.
Nikon D610 vs Sony A6300 – Comparison
Nikon D610 vs Sony A6300 Sensor Comparison
The Sony A6300 and Nikon D610 have 24.0 MP resolution sensors. However, Sony’s sensor is an APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm ). On the hand, Nikon’s sensor is a Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm ).
Sony A6300 vs Nikon D610: Sensor Comparison
The Nikon D610 has a 2.4x larger sensor area than the Sony A6300. Larger sensors give you more control over the depth of field and blurry background compared to the smaller sensor when shot in same focal length and aperture.
Why You Should Choose The Nikon D610
LCD Screen Size
3.2″ vs 3″
0.2 inches larger display
900 shots vs 400 shots
500 more frames with a single charge
Yes vs No
Better video control
Yes vs With optional app
12.0m vs 6.0m
6m longer range
25.1 vs 24.4
Higher color depth
14.4 vs 13.7
Higher dynamic range
2925 vs 1437
Better High ISO performance
Sensor Pixel Area
35.66µm2 vs 15.28µm2
133% larger pixel area
Yes vs No
Helps to view and change settings easily
2 vs 1
Extra storage slot
Advantages of the Nikon D610 Over Sony A6300
Sensor Format – Full Frame is bigger than APS-C, which results in slightly less noise at higher ISO levels.
AA Filter – The Nikon D610 has no AA filter.
LCD – 3.2″ vs 3.0″.
Top LCD Display – When shooting in semi-auto/manual modes, you can quickly preview all of your settings.
Headphone Jack – Useful for previewing your audio quality straight out the camera.
Dual Card Slots – More room for extra photos, or simply for backup.