Here we are comparing Z5 and A1, two Mirrorless cameras from Nikon and Sony. Nikon Z5 is a Advanced Mirrorless class camera and Sony Alpha A1 is a Pro Mirrorless class camera.
Nikon Z5 was introduced to market in July 2020 and Sony A1 was launched in January 2021. There is only 6 months difference between Z5 and A1 so we are expecting this to be a fair comparison regarding age and technology level.
This will be an interesting match up as even though these two cameras doesn't have the exact same body type, they are both ranked amongst Top 10 cameras in their classes. Nikon Z5 is ranked #1
out of 55 Advanced Mirrorless cameras with an overall score of 86 whereas Sony A1 is ranked #4
out of 54 Pro Mirrorless cameras with an overall score of 96.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Nikon Z5 and Sony A1 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Nikon Z5 and Sony A1 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.