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

Nikon D3200 vs Nikon D5000

Winner
Nikon D3200

100

Nikon D5000

70

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3200

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
High true resolution
True resolution
24.1 MP
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5000

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
276 ms shutter lag
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

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

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Nikon Z 7

Boutique

$3,397 - $3,994

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Focus points Many more focus points
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$350 body only

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Battery life Longer battery life
True resolution Much lower true resolution

Nikon D5000 Competitors

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$329 body only

$533 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$539 - $859 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$350 body only

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen

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