• 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • 35mm 847.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200

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Differences

Nikon D600 advantages over Sony A7 III

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Good
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Less expensive
    $1497* vs $2198
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Fast startup
    ~0.30 vs 1.7 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 900 vs 710 shots
    Capture more photos
  • More telephoto lens reach
    85 mm vs 70 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens

Sony A7 III advantages over Nikon D600

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Higher effective ISO
    3,730 vs 2,980 iso
    Take photos in low light with less noise
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Newer
    7 months vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    945g vs 1350g
    Lighter weight
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.78x vs 0.70x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    9.9 fps vs 5.4 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    163 vs 28 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    9.7 fps vs 5.4 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    33 vs 14 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    204800 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Dual card slots
    Both provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Both provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Great controls for amateur or pro; Good grip and heft; Impressive low-light performance; Very good dynamic range; Excellent battery life; Built-in lens correction.

  • Dust and oil spatter problem; Moire problem with certain subjects; Slower X-sync speed; Slow AF in Live view mode; Aliasing in videos.

  • New 24MP sensor offers excellent image quality; Outstanding high ISO performance and dynamic range; Improved JPEG colors; Improved build quality; Fast autofocus; Excellent 4K video; Very good battery life.

  • Buffer clearing can be slow even with fast UHS-II cards; UHS-II support only on one card slot; No losslessly compressed RAW option; Dedicated battery charger not included; Menus are still confusing; No built-in flash.

The Competition

Compared to Canon 6D

Nikon D600
Canon 6D
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in GPS
Sony A7 III
Canon 6D
  • $1998
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Nikon D610

Nikon D600
Nikon D610
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Faster RAW shooting
Sony A7 III
Nikon D610
  • $1998
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup

Compared to Nikon D750

Nikon D600
Nikon D750
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
  • $1397
  • 35mm
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Sony A7 III
Nikon D750
  • $1998
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1397
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Sony A9

Nikon D600
Sony A9
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection
  • $3498
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Sony A7 III
Sony A9
  • $1998
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • More dynamic range
  • $3498
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • Faster JPEG shooting

Compared to Nikon Z6

Nikon D600
Nikon Z6
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
  • $1997
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Sony A7 III
Nikon Z6
  • $1998
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
  • $1997
  • 35mm
  • Top deck display
  • More dots on screen
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