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Sony Alpha DSLR-A850 vs. Nikon D850 + 9

Sony Alpha DSLR-A850

Sony Alpha DSLR-A850

£2,313.71

Free delivery
Nikon D850

Nikon D850

£1,899.00

Free delivery
Canon EOS 90D

Canon EOS 90D

£865.00

Free delivery
Sony Alpha A6400

Sony Alpha A6400

£711.00

Free delivery
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

3.8

£1,959.00

Free delivery
Sony Alpha A7 III

Sony Alpha A7 III

3.8

£1,357.00

Free delivery
Canon EOS M50

Canon EOS M50

£469.00

£493.99 Incl. delivery
Canon EOS 2000D

Canon EOS 2000D

£322.80

£327.30 Incl. delivery
Canon EOS R5

Canon EOS R5

£3,329.00

£3,449.00 Incl. delivery
Fujifilm X-T3

Fujifilm X-T3

3.8

£901.00

£1,049.00 Incl. delivery
Canon EOS R6

Canon EOS R6

£2,099.00

£2,205.94 Incl. delivery
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)
Lamp
Lamp
Flash
Lamp
Lamp
Lamp
Lamp
Lamp
Lamp
Contrast autofocus
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Number of AF points (contrast)
99 ​
425 ​
41 ​
425 ​
9 ​
Phase detection autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
AF support
Yes - with all AF lenses
Yes - with all AF lenses
Yes - with all AF lenses
Yes - with all AF lenses
Only lenses with AF-motor
Yes - with all AF lenses
Yes - with all AF lenses
Only lenses with AF-motor
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)
19 ​
153 ​
45 ​
425 ​
61 ​
693 ​
143 ​
9 ​
425 ​
Bluetooth
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth version
4.1
4.1
4.1
4.1
4.1
4.2
4.2
4.2
GPS
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
NFC
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Compatible lenses (without adapter)
Sony Alpha, Sony Alpha DT
Nikon FX, Nikon DX
Canon EF, Canon EF-S
Sony E, Sony FE
Canon EF
Sony E, Sony FE
Canon EF-S, Canon EF-M
Canon EF, Canon EF-S
Canon RF
Fujifilm X
Canon RF
Lens included
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Firewire
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
HDMI
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Microphone input
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
USB
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
USB version
2.0
3 (Gen 1)
2.0
2.0
3 (Gen 1)
3 (Gen 2)
2.0
2.0
3 (Gen 2)
3 (Gen 2)
3 (Gen 2)
Available colours
Black
Black
Black
Black
Black
Black
Black, White
Black
Black
Black, Silver
Black
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Depth
82 mm
78.5 mm
76.8 mm
60 mm
76 mm
73.7 mm
58.7 mm
77.6 mm
88 mm
58.8 mm
88.4 mm
Height
117 mm
124 mm
104.8 mm
67 mm
116 mm
95.6 mm
88.1 mm
101.3 mm
97.5 mm
92.8 mm
97.5 mm
Width
156 mm
146 mm
140.7 mm
120 mm
151 mm
126.9 mm
116.3 mm
129 mm
138 mm
132.5 mm
138 mm
Product weight
895 g
915 g
701 g
403 g
890 g
650 g
387 g
475 g
738 g
539 g
680 g
Articulated screen
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Number of pixels (EVF)
2360000 pixels
2360000 pixels
2360000 pixels
5760000 pixels
3690000 pixels
3690000 pixels
Number of pixels (screen)
921600 pixels
2360000 pixels
1040000 pixels
921600 pixels
1620000 pixels
921600 pixels
1040000 pixels
920000 pixels
2100000 pixels
3690000 pixels
1620000 pixels
Screen size
3 inches
3.2 inches
3 inches
3 inches
3.2 inches
3 inches
3 inches
3 inches
3.2 inches
3 inches
3 inches
Separate info display
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Touchscreen
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Viewfinder coverage
98 %
100 %
100 %
100 %
100 %
100 %
100 %
95 %
100 %
100 %
100 %
Viewfinder magnification
0.74 x
0.75 x
0.95 x
1.07 x
0.71 x
0.78 x
0.8 x
0.76 x
0.75 x
0.76 x
Viewfinder
Optical, LCD screen (LiveView)
Optical, LCD screen (LiveView)
Optical, LCD screen (LiveView), EVF (electronic)
LCD screen (LiveView), EVF (electronic)
Optical, LCD screen (LiveView)
LCD screen (LiveView), EVF (electronic)
LCD screen (LiveView), EVF (electronic)
Optical, LCD screen (LiveView)
LCD screen (LiveView), EVF (electronic)
LCD screen (LiveView), EVF (electronic)
LCD screen (LiveView), EVF (electronic)
Weather proof (moisture/dust)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
External flash connection
Hot shoe, PC terminal
Hot shoe
Hot shoe
Hot shoe
Hot shoe, PC terminal
Hot shoe
Hot shoe
Hot shoe
Hot shoe
Hot shoe
Flash
External
External
Built-in and external
Built-in and external
External
External
Built-in and external
Built-in and external
External
External
External
Flash metering system
TTL (ADI / Konica Minolta)
i-TTL (Nikon)
E-TTL II (Canon)
TTL
E-TTL (Canon), E-TTL II (Canon)
TTL
E-TTL II (Canon)
E-TTL (Canon), E-TTL II (Canon)
E-TTL II (Canon)
TTL
E-TTL II (Canon)
X-sync speed
1/250 s
1/250 s
1/250 s
1/160 s
1/200 s
1/250 s
1/200 s
1/200 s
1/250 s
1/250 s
1/250 s
Anti-dust system
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Image stabiliser
Built-in
Lens based only
Lens based only
Lens based only
Lens based only
Built-in
Lens based only
Lens based only
Built-in
Lens based only
Built-in
Magnification (Crop factor)
1 x
1 x
1.6 x
1.5 x
1 x
1 x
1.6 x
1.5 x
1 x
1.5 x
1 x
Type of camera
Digital SLR
Digital SLR
Digital SLR
Mirrorless
Digital SLR
Mirrorless
Mirrorless
Digital SLR
Mirrorless
Mirrorless
Mirrorless
AEB/HDR support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Built-in HDR function
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Exposure bracketing
0.3 - 2.0 ±EV
0.3 - 1.0 ±EV
0.3 - 3.0 ±EV
0.3 - 3.0 ±EV
0.3 - 3.0 ±EV
0.3 - 3.0 ±EV
0.3 - 3.0 ±EV
0.3 - 2.0 ±EV
0.3 - 3.0 ±EV
0.3 - 3.0 ±EV
0.3 - 3.0 ±EV
Number of exposures
3 - 5 images
2 - 9 images
3 - 9 images
2 - 7 images
3 - 9 images
3 images
3 images
3 - 9 images
Continuous shooting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Frames (JPEG maximum speed)
384 images
58 images
99 images
163 images
47 images
150 images
350 images
79 images
1000 images
Number (RAW, max speed)
16 images
51 images
25 images
46 images
21 images
40 images
33 images
11 images
180 images
36 images
360 images
Speed (JPEG)
3 frames/s
7 frames/s
10 frames/s
11 frames/s
7 frames/s
10 frames/s
7.4 frames/s
3 frames/s
20 frames/s
20 frames/s
20 frames/s
Speed (RAW)
3 frames/s
7 frames/s
10 frames/s
11 frames/s
10 frames/s
10 frames/s
3 frames/s
20 frames/s
20 frames/s
20 frames/s
File format (Still)
JPEG, RAW
JPEG, TIFF, RAW, NEF (RAW)
JPEG, RAW
JPEG, RAW
JPEG, RAW
JPEG, RAW
JPEG, RAW
JPEG, RAW
JPEG, RAW
JPEG, RAW
JPEG, RAW
Image sensor format
Full format (35 mm)
Full format (35 mm)
APS-C
APS-C
Full format (35 mm)
Full format (35 mm)
APS-C
APS-C
Full format (35 mm)
APS-C
Full format (35 mm)
ISO sensitivity (basic ISO)
100 - 3200 ISO
64 - 25600 ISO
100 - 51200 ISO
100 - 32000 ISO
100 - 32000 ISO
100 - 51200 ISO
100 - 25600 ISO
100 - 6400 ISO
100 - 51200 ISO
160 - 12800 ISO
100 - 102400 ISO
Maximum resolution (stills)
6048x4032 pixels
8256x5504 pixels
6000x4000 pixels
6720x4480 pixels
6000x4000 pixels
6000x4000 pixels
6000x4000 pixels
8192x5464 pixels
6240x4160 pixels
Sensor format
35.9 x 24 mm
35.9 x 23.9 mm
22.3 x 14.9 mm
23.5 x 15.6 mm
24 x 36 mm
35.8 x 23.8 mm
22.3 x 14.9 mm
22.3 x 14.9 mm
24 x 36 mm
23.5 x 15.6 mm
24 x 36 mm
Sensor resolution (Effective number of pixels)
24.6 megapixels
45.75 megapixels
32.5 megapixels
24.2 megapixels
30.4 megapixels
24.2 megapixels
24.1 megapixels
24.1 megapixels
45 megapixels
26 megapixels
20.1 megapixels
Sensor type
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
Shutter speed
30 - 1/8000 s
30 - 1/8000 s
30 - 1/8000 s
30 - 1/4000 s
30 - 1/8000 s
30 - 1/8000 s
30 - 1/4000 s
30 - 1/4000 s
30 - 1/8000 s
30 - 1/32000 s
30 - 1/8000 s
Video recording
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Autofocus in recording mode
Yes - Contrast-AF
Yes - Contrast-AF
Yes - TTL-AF
Yes - Contrast-AF
Yes - Contrast-AF
Yes - Contrast-AF
Yes - Contrast-AF
Max resolution (video)
3840x2160p pixels
3840x2160p pixels
3840x2160p pixels
4096x2160p pixels
3840x2160p pixels
3840x2160p pixels
1920x1080p pixels
8192x4320p pixels
3840x2160p pixels
3840x2160p pixels
Max frame rate (highest resolution)
30 fps
30 fps
30 fps
30 fps
30 fps
25 fps
30 fps
30 fps
60 fps
120 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)
120 fps
120 fps
120 fps
120 fps
120 fps
120 fps
60 fps
120 fps
120 fps
60 fps
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
1920x1080p pixels
1920x1080p pixels
1280x720p pixels
1920x1080p pixels
1280x720p pixels
1280x720p pixels
4096x2160p pixels
1920x1080p pixels
1920x1080p pixels
Video file formats
AVC/H.264 .mov, AVC/H.264 .mp4
AVC/H.264 .mp4
AVCHD, XAVC S, AVC/H.264 .mp4
MJPEG, AVC/H.264 .mp4
AVCHD, XAVC S, AVC/H.264 .mp4
AVC/H.264 .mp4
AVC/H.264 .mov
AVC/H.264 .mp4, HEVC/H.265
AVC/H.264 .mp4, HEVC/H.265
AVC/H.264 .mp4, HEVC/H.265
With audio
Yes - via the built-in and external mic
Yes - via the built-in and external mic
Yes - via the built-in and external mic
Yes - via the built-in and external mic
Yes - via the built-in and external mic
Yes - via the built-in and external mic
Yes - built-in mic
Yes - via the built-in and external mic
Yes - via the built-in and external mic
Yes - via the built-in and external mic
Release year
2009
2017
2019
2019
2016
2018
2018
2018
2020
2018
2020
Battery capacity (CIPA)
880 images
1840 images
1300 images
360 images
900 images
710 images
235 images
500 images
390 images
Battery type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Compatible memory cards
Compact Flash, Micro Drive, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Compact Flash II
Secure Digital, Secure Digital HC, Secure Digital XC, XQD
Secure Digital, Secure Digital HC, Secure Digital XC
Secure Digital, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Secure Digital HC, Secure Digital XC
Compact Flash, Micro Drive, Secure Digital, Compact Flash II, Secure Digital HC, Secure Digital XC
Secure Digital, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Secure Digital HC, Secure Digital XC
Secure Digital, Secure Digital HC, Secure Digital XC
Secure Digital, Secure Digital HC, Secure Digital XC
Secure Digital, Secure Digital HC, Secure Digital XC, CFExpress
Secure Digital, Secure Digital HC, Secure Digital XC
Secure Digital, Secure Digital HC, Secure Digital XC
Storage features
Dual memory card slots
Dual memory card slots
Dual memory card slots
Dual memory card slots
Dual memory card slots
Dual memory card slots
Dual memory card slots