Updated (March 2012): Compare the Nikon D3200 vs Nikon D5000

Nikon D3200 vs Nikon D5000

Winner
Nikon D3200

71

Nikon D5000

50

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3200

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,131 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
81.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Great color depth
Color depth
24.1 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5000

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
12.5 EV
Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3200.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5000.

competitors

Nikon D3200 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$419 body only

$419 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$319 body only

$360 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Cheaper
Weight Slightly lighter
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$325 - $749 body only

$449 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
True resolution Much lower true resolution

Nikon D5000 Competitors

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$529 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$419 body only

$419 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$624 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Startup delay Slightly more startup delay

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