Sony A9 II with Nikon Z6 II Comparison

Sony A9 II and Nikon Z6 II Main Features

  • October, 2019
  • October, 2020
  • 24 MP Full frame BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 25 MP Full frame BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 51200 ISO
  • 100 - 51200 ISO
  • 5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3686k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 3690k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 20.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 14.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 129 x 96 x 76 mm, 678g.
  • 134 x 101 x 70 mm, 705g.
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Sony A9 II Scores


Imaging score
80
Features score
94
Value for money score
93
Portability score
76
Overall score
91

Nikon Z6 II Scores


Imaging score
79
Features score
93
Value for money score
94
Portability score
75
Overall score
88

Nikon Z6 Mark II with Sony Alpha A9 Mark II Overview


Let's compare Sony Alpha A9 Mark II with Nikon Z6 Mark II. These models are included in the Pro Mirrorless cameras. Sony A9 II was released in 2019, and Nikon Z6 II in 2020. Z6 Mark II is newer, which is a plus. Alpha A9 Mark II 1 years older.
The sensor resolution of Alpha A9 Mark II is greater than that of Z6 Mark II. However, the difference of 1 MP is not very significant. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
The minimum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. The maximum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . Both cameras have 5-axis Sensor-shift image stabilization. Both cameras feature a 3-inch tilting screen.
Both cameras have a electronic viewfinder. Viewfinder Z6 Mark II has a higher resolution of 3690k dots, Alpha A9 Mark II has a resolution of 3686k dots. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Sony Alpha A9 Mark II has 14.0 fps continuous shooting. Sony Alpha A9 Mark II has 14.0 fps continuous shooting.

General Alpha A9 Mark II Z6 Mark II
Brand Sony Nikon
Model Alpha A9 Mark II Z6 Mark II
Announced October, 2019 October, 2020
Body Type SLR-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Sony E Nikon Z
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1 1x
Number of Lenses 116 20
Macro Focus Range n/a n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Tilting Tilting
Screen Resolution 1440k pixels 2,100kk pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 3686
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.78 0.8
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 693 273
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec 1/ sec
Continuous Shooting 20.0 fps 14.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash Modes Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Red-eye reduction, Wireless, Hi-speed sync Front-curtain sync, slow sync, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction with slow sync, slow rear-curtain sync, off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV ±±5 EV EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame Full frame
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions mm mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm² 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 24 MP 25 MP
Max Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 6048 x 4024
Max Native ISO 51200 51200
Min Native ISO 100 100
Max Boosted ISO 204800 204800
Min Boosted ISO 50 50
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec) USB
Battery
Battery Life 690 shots 410 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-FZ100
Physical
Weight 678 g 705 g
Physical Dimensions 129 x 96 x 76 mm 134 x 101 x 70 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC slots (UHS-II compatible) CFexpress Type B / XQD
Storage Slots 2 2
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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