These 32 Nikon cameras are Sonys in disguise

Nikon SonyThese 32 Nikon cameras are Sonys in disguise

Is your Nikon actually a Sony in disguise? Over 30 Nikon DSLRs and mirrorless cameras have a Sony image sensor at the heart of them – which may come as a surprise to diehard fans and Reddit posters. 

Among the 32 bodies that employ Sony sensors are some of the best Nikon cameras, including cutting-edge mirrorless models like the Nikon Z7 II, full-frame powerhouses like the Nikon D850, and popular APS-C DSLRs like the Nikon D500.  

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.