Compared to The best recent entry-level DSLRs

Rank Out of Score
Nikon D3200 #1 4 100
Pentax K-5 #4 4 129
Nikon D3200 Pentax K-5
Score Score
DXO Mark Scores
Low light performance 70.0 75.0
Color depth 25.0 23.7
Dynamic range 22.5 25.0
Misc
Cross type focus points 0.0 13.1
Shutter lag 13.1 35.6
Viewfinder size 9.4 20.6
Popularity 7.0 2.0
Screen
Screen resolution 18.8 18.8
Screen size 22.5 22.5
Touch screen 0.0 0.0
Advanced
Image stabilization 0.0 20.0
Continuous shooting 3.8 6.9
Form factor
Viewfinder 22.5 25.0
Lens availability 5.0 2.2
Movies
Movie format 25.0 25.0
Total 244.5 315.5
Best total 244.5 244.5
Score 100 129
Nikon D3200 Pentax K-5
Score Weight Score Weight
DXO Mark Scores
Low light performance
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1,131 ISO 70.0 × 100.0 = 70.0 1,162 ISO 75.0 × 100.0 = 75.0
Color depth
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24.1 bits 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0 23.7 bits 95.0 × 25.0 = 23.7
Dynamic range
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13.2 EV 90.0 × 25.0 = 22.5 14.1 EV 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0
Misc
Cross type focus points
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1 0.0 × 37.5 = 0.0 9 35.0 × 37.5 = 13.1
Shutter lag
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276 ms 35.0 × 37.5 = 13.1 104 ms 95.0 × 37.5 = 35.6
Viewfinder size
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0.52x 25.0 × 37.5 = 9.4 0.60x 55.0 × 37.5 = 20.6
Popularity
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122 35.0 × 20.0 = 7.0 22 10.0 × 20.0 = 2.0
Screen
Screen resolution
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921k dots 75.0 × 25.0 = 18.8 920k dots 75.0 × 25.0 = 18.8
Screen size
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3" 90.0 × 25.0 = 22.5 3" 90.0 × 25.0 = 22.5
Touch screen
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No 0.0 × 12.5 = 0.0 No 0.0 × 12.5 = 0.0
Advanced
Image stabilization
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None 0.0 × 25.0 = 0.0
  1. Sensor shift
80.0 × 25.0 = 20.0
Continuous shooting
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4 fps 30.0 × 12.5 = 3.8 7 fps 55.0 × 12.5 = 6.9
Form factor
Viewfinder
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Pentamirror 90.0 × 25.0 = 22.5 Pentaprism 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0
Lens availability
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230 lenses 100.0 × 5.0 = 5.0 113 lenses 45.0 × 5.0 = 2.2
Movies
Movie format
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1080p @ 30fps 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0 1080p @ 25fps 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0
Total 244.5 Total 315.5
Best total 244.5 Best total 244.5
Nikon D3200 Score 100 Pentax K-5 Score 129