Nikon D5200 vs Canon Rebel SL1

Winner
Nikon D5200

100

Canon Rebel SL1

78

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5200

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
High true resolution
True resolution
24 MP
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Many focus points
Focus points
39
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel SL1

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,040k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
264 ms shutter lag
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (117×91×69 mm)

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 D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$500 - $514 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$368 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

Canon Rebel SL1 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$307 - $649 body only

$355 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$455 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$440 - $649 body only

$519 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Size Much larger

discussion

Nikon D5200
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Canon Rebel SL1
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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 (?)