Nikon D5200 vs Canon Rebel SL1

Winner
Nikon D5200

80

Canon Rebel SL1

62

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5200

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,284 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
84.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Great color depth
Color depth
24.2 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel SL1

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,040k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (117×91×69 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.7"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Rebel SL1.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5200.

competitors

Nikon D5200 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$294 body only

$400 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$407 - $597 body only

$517 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$470 - $649 body only

$549 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO

Canon Rebel SL1 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$325 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$470 - $649 body only

$549 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Cross type focus points More cross-type focus points
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$294 body only

$400 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Touch screen No touch screen

discussion

Nikon D5200
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Frank (11:07 PM, August 06, 2013)
According to the Canon manual, the SL1 does have HDR - page 78: Shooting Backlit Scenes (?)