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GENERAL
Model Nikon D5200 Nikon D5100 Nikon D5300
Release Date 2013-05-16 2011-04-26 2014-02-12
Camera Type Compact SLR Compact SLR Compact SLR
Current Price $696.95 $0.00 $429.00
SENSOR COMPARISON
Sensor Resolution
24

Megapixel

16

Megapixel

24

Megapixel

Max Image Dimensions 6000 x 4000 4928 x 3264 6000 x 4000
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS CMOS
Sensor Size APS-C APS-C APS-C
Sensor Dimensions 23.5 x 15.6 mm 23.6 x 15.7 mm 23.5 x 15.6 mm
Sensor Area
366mm2
370mm2
366mm2
Max ISO

6400

6400

12800

Min ISO

100

100

100

RAW Support
SHOOTING FEATURES COMPARISON
Model Nikon D5200 Nikon D5100 Nikon D5300
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec
Min Shutter Speed 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec
Continuous Shooting 5 fps 4 fps 5 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure
Exposure Compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Exposure Metering
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
Auto Exposure Bracketing ±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) 2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilizer No No No
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 12.00 m (at ISO 100) 12.00 m (at ISO 100) 12.00 m (at ISO 100)
Max Flash Sync 1/200s 1/200s 1/200s
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
External Flash
AE Bracketing
WB Bracketing
VIEWFINDER COMPARISON
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentamirror) Optical (pentamirror) Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder no electronic viewfinder no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 95% 95% 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.52 0.52 0.55
LCD DISPLAY COMPARISON
Display Type Fully Articulated Fully Articulated Fully Articulated
Technology TFT LCD monitor TFT LCD monitor TFT LCD monitor
Screen Size
3"
3"
3.2"
Resolution 921k dots 921k dots 1,037k dots
Live View
Touch Screen
VIDEO COMPARISON
Model Nikon D5200 Nikon D5100 Nikon D5300
Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps) 1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30, 25, 24 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps)
Video File Format
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
Microphone Type Stereo Mono Stereo
Speaker Type Mono Mono
External Microphone Port
External Headphone Port
PHYSICAL SPECS COMPARISON
Weight 555 g 560 g 480 g
Dimensions 129 x 98 x 78 mm 128 x 97 x 79 mm 125 x 98 x 76 mm
Body Sealing No No No
BATTERY and STORAGE
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Life

500 Shots

660 Shots

600 Shots

Storage Media SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC
CONNECTIVITY COMPARISON
Wireless Connectivity Optional Eye-Fi Connected Built-In
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
LENS COMPARISON
Model Nikon D5200 Nikon D5100 Nikon D5300
Lens Mount Nikon F Nikon F Nikon F
Focal Range(35mm) No Lens No Lens No Lens
Focal Length Multiplier 1.5× 1.5× 1.5x
Optical Zoom No Lens No Lens No Lens
Max Aperture No Lens No Lens No Lens
Macro Focus Range No Lens No Lens No Lens
Manual Focus
AUTOFOCUS COMPARISON
Number of Focus Points 39 11 39
Contrast Detection
Phase Detection
AF Modes
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
Current Price $696.95 $0.00 $429.00