What makes Nikon D3200 (18-55 mm) better Choice

Camera Resolution 21.1 MP 24.2 MP
Nikon D3200 (AF-S 18-55 mm VR II Lens) has 14.69% higher camera resolution
Sensor Size 7.89 27.85
Nikon D3200 (AF-S 18-55 mm VR II Lens) has 252.98% bigger sensor
Weight 660 505
Nikon D3200 (AF-S 18-55 mm VR II Lens) is -23.48% lighter

What makes Sony Cybershot DSC HX400V better Choice

Image Display Resolution 921.6K dots 921K dots
Sony Cybershot DSC HX400V has 0.07% higher screen resolution
Optical Zoom 50 3
Sony Cybershot DSC HX400V has 50 optical zoom which is more than 3 optical zoom of Nikon D3200 (AF-S 18-55 mm VR II Lens)
ISO Rating 80 - 12800 100 - 12800
Sony Cybershot DSC HX400V has base ISO Rating of 80 - 12800 which is lower than 100 - 12800 of Nikon D3200 (AF-S 18-55 mm VR II Lens). A low base ISO Rating helps in capturing detailed images with less noise, given that there is ample light.

Feature Comparison of Sony Cybershot DSC HX400V Vs Nikon D3200 (AF-S 18-55 mm VR II Lens)

Type Advance Point and shoot DSLR
Dimensions 129.6.6 x 93.2 x 103.2 mm 125 x 96 x 77 mm
Weight 660 g 505 g
Camera Resolution 21.1 MP 24.2 MP
Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 Pixels at 60 fps 1920 x 1080 Pixels at 30 fps
ISO Rating 80 - 12800 100 - 12800
White Balancing Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluor: Cool White, Fluor: Day White, Fluor: Daylight Flash, C.Temp / Filter, Custom Auto, Incandescent, Fluorescent (7 Types), Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Preset Manual, White Balance Presets (12), Custom White Balance
Image Format JPEG compressed JPEG, NEF (RAW) 12 bit, compression NEF (RAW)+JPEG
Video Format MPEG-4, AVCHD MPEG-4, H.264, MOV
Audio Formats AAC Linear PCM
Face Detection Yes, Off, On Yes
Image Stablizer Yes, Optical SteadyShot No
Sensor Type Exmor R CMOS CMOS
Sensor Size 1/2.3 inch 23.2 x 15.4 mm ( APS-C )
Image Ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9 3:2
Max Resolution 5184 x 3888 Pixels 6016 x 4000 Pixels
Processor BIONZ X Image Processor Expeed 3
Display 3.0 inch Xtra Fine / TFT LCD 3.0 inch TFT LCD with 160 viewing angle
Image Display Resolution 921.6K dots 921K dots
View Finder
View Finder Yes, Electronic Viewfinder Yes, Eye-level pentamirror single-lens reflex viewfinder
Lens Type ZEISS Vario Sonnar T Lens Nikon F mount (with AF contacts)
Focal length 4.3 - 215 mm (35 mm Equivalent to 24 - 1200 mm) 18 - 55 mm (35 mm Equivalent to 27 - 82.5 mm)
Auto Focus Yes, Contrast Detect (sensor), Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Tracking Yes, TTL Phase Detection, No. Of Focus Points(11)
Manual Focus Yes Yes
Optical Zoom 50x 3x
Digital Zoom 200x
Other Focus Features Lens Optics (15 elements in 10 groups) Lens Features (Zoom lens, Image stabilisation (vibration reduction, 3 stops), Minimum aperture (F22.0 - F36.0), Number of diaphragm blades (7), Lens Optics (11 Elements, 8 Groups, Special elements / coatings (1 Aspherical lens)), Minimum focus (0.28 m), Maximum magnification (0.31x), Autofocus, Micro-type ultrasonic Motor, Extending front Focus method, Extending Rotary Zoom method, Filter thread (52 mm))
Photography Features
Aperture Range F2.8 (W) - F6.3 (T) F3.5 (W) - F5.6 (T)
Self Timer Yes, 2 sec, 10 sec, Off, Portrait 1, Portrait 2 Yes, 2, 5, 10, 20 sec
Shooting Modes Superior Auto, Intelligent Auto, Program Auto, Movie Mode, Panorama, Scene Selection (High Sensitivity, Night Scene, Night Portrait, Portrait, Landscape, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Advanced Sports Shooting, Gourmet, Pet, Soft Skin, Handheld Twilight, Anti Motion Blur), Manual Exposure
Metering Yes, Light Metering (Multi Pattern, Center-weighted, Spot) Yes, Matrix Metering: 3D Color Matrix Metering II (Type G and D Lenses), Color Matrix Metering II (Other CPU Lenses), Center-weighted, Spot
Camera Shutter Speed (Sec) 1/4000 s (Max) & 30 s (Min) 1/4000 s (Max) & 30 s (Min)
Built-In Flash Yes, Pop-up Yes, Auto, portrait, child, close up, night portrait: Auto flash with auto pop-upP, S, A, M: Manual pop-up with button release
Flash Range 0.5 - 8.5 m (W), 2.4 - 3.5 m (T)
External Flash Yes, Hot shoe Yes, Hot-shoe, Wireless plus sync connector
Flash Mode Flash Off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync, Advanced Flash, Rear Sync Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with red-eye reduction, fill-flash, red-eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync with red-eye reduction, rear-curtain with slow sync, rear-curtain sync, off
HDMI Yes, Mini HDMI Yes, Type C mini-pin HDMI connector
Microphone Yes, Built-in Stereo Yes, Monaural
USB Cable Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Yes Yes
TV Out Analog Video Output (NTSC, PAL)
Pictbridge Yes, PictBridge 1.0
Memory Card Type Memory Stick Duo (Still Image / Movies) / Memory Stick PRO Duo (Still Image / Movies) / Memory Stick PRO Duo - High Speed / Memory Stick PRO HG Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC / Memory Stick Micro / Memory Stick Micro (Mark 2) / microSD / microSDHC / microSDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC UHS-I compliant
Upgradable Memory Yes Yes
Battery Life 300 540
Battery Type Rechargeable Battery NP-BX1 Lithium-Ion EN-EL14 rechargeable battery
Power Supply AC Adaptor AC-UB10C/UB10D EH-5b AC Adapter
Camera Features
Macro Mode Yes, 1 cm Yes
Continuous Shot Yes, 10 fps Yes, 4 fps
Additional Features Smile Shutter, Grid Line, Control for HDMI, Wind Noise Reduction (Off/On), Histogram Indicator (Off/On) Nikon F Lens Mount (with AF Contact), 1.5x Lens Focal Length (35 mm Format Equivalent, Nikon DX Format), 24.7 Total , Dust Reduction System: Image Dust Off Reference Data (Optional Capture NX 2 Software Required), Picture Control System: Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape, Viewfinder Frame Cavarage: 95% Horizontal and 95% Vertical, Viewfinder Magnification: 0.8 x (50 mm f/1.4 Lens at infinity, -1.0 m-1), 18 mm Eyepoint, -1.7 0.5 m-1 Diopter Adjustment, Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII Focusing Screen, Quick Return Reflex Mirror, Lens Aperture: Instant Return, Electronically Controlled, Compatible Lenses: Autofocus is Available with AF-S and AF-I Lenses, Autofocus is not Available with Other Type G and D Lenses, AF Lenses (IX NIKKOR and Lenses for the F3AF are not Supported), and AI-P Lenses, Non-CPU Lenses can be Used in Mode M, but the Camera Exposure Meter will not Function. The Electronic Rangefinder can be Wsed with Lenses that have a Maximum Aperture of f/5.6 or Faster, X=1/200 sec Flash Sync Speed, Release Mode: Single Frame, Continuous, Self-timer, Delayed Remote, Quick-response Remote, Quiet Shutter Release, Metering: TTL Exposure Metering using 420-pixel RGB Sensor, Range (ISO 100, f/1.4 Lens, 20C/68F): Matrix or Center-weighted Metering: 0 20 EV Spot Metering: 2 20 EV, CPU Exposure Meter Coupling, Exposure Mode: Auto Modes (Auto, Auto (Flash Off), Scene Modes (Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close Up, Night Portrait), Programmed Auto with Flexible Program (P), Shutter-p
Dust Reduction Yes, Image sensor cleaning, Image Dust Off reference data (optional Capture NX 2 software required)
Red Eye Reduction Yes
Supported Language 26
Sync Terminal Yes, 1/200 sec
View Finder Features Mirror Lock Up (for image sensor cleaning)

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Compare Sony Cybershot DSC HX400V Vs Nikon D3200 (AF-S 18-55 mm VR II Lens) side by side for all differences and similarities in specifications and features to find which is better. Sony Cybershot DSC HX400V has a feature score of 63, whereas Nikon D3200 (AF-S 18-55 mm VR II Lens) has a feature score of 87. The page was last updated on September 21, 2019.