• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 576.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 16,000

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Differences

Fujifilm S3200 advantages over Sony A65

Sony A65 advantages over Fujifilm S3200

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 3.95 vs 1.44 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More dots on screen
    922k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    24.3 vs 14.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 1.2 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm S4000

Fujifilm S3200
Fujifilm S4000
  • $191
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $205
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • More dots on screen
Sony A65
Fujifilm S4000
  • $698
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $205
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Fujifilm S4500

Fujifilm S3200
Fujifilm S4500
  • $191
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $260
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
Sony A65
Fujifilm S4500
  • $698
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
  • $260
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Fujifilm S4200

Fujifilm S3200
Fujifilm S4200
  • $191
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $192
  • 1/2.3 inch
Sony A65
Fujifilm S4200
  • $698
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
  • $192
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Nikon D3200

Fujifilm S3200
Nikon D3200
  • $191
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $447
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Sony A65
Nikon D3200
  • $698
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $447
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Nikon D5200

Fujifilm S3200
Nikon D5200
  • $191
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $520
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Sony A65
Nikon D5200
  • $698
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $520
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
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