Compared to The best recent entry-level DSLRs

Rank Out of Score
Nikon D5100 #2 2 78
Nikon D5300 #1 2 100
Nikon D5100 Nikon D5300
Score Score
DXO Mark Scores
Low light performance 75.0 95.0
Color depth 23.7 25.0
Dynamic range 23.7 25.0
Misc
Cross type focus points 0.0 13.1
Shutter lag 13.1 22.5
Viewfinder size 7.5 11.3
Popularity 6.0 19.0
Screen
Screen resolution 18.8 21.3
Screen size 22.5 25.0
Touch screen 0.0 0.0
Advanced
Image stabilization 0.0 0.0
Continuous shooting 3.8 5.0
Form factor
Viewfinder 22.5 22.5
Lens availability 5.0 5.0
Movies
Movie format 25.0 25.0
Total 246.6 314.6
Best total 314.6 314.6
Score 78 100
Nikon D5100 Nikon D5300
Score Weight Score Weight
DXO Mark Scores
Low light performance
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1,183 ISO 75.0 × 100.0 = 75.0 1,338 ISO 95.0 × 100.0 = 95.0
Color depth
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23.5 bits 95.0 × 25.0 = 23.7 24 bits 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0
Dynamic range
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13.6 EV 95.0 × 25.0 = 23.7 13.9 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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273 ms 35.0 × 37.5 = 13.1 200 ms 60.0 × 37.5 = 22.5
Viewfinder size
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0.51x 20.0 × 37.5 = 7.5 0.54x 30.0 × 37.5 = 11.3
Popularity
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63 30.0 × 20.0 = 6.0 197 95.0 × 20.0 = 19.0
Screen
Screen resolution
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920k dots 75.0 × 25.0 = 18.8 1,037k dots 85.0 × 25.0 = 21.3
Screen size
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3" 90.0 × 25.0 = 22.5 3.2" 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0
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 None 0.0 × 25.0 = 0.0
Continuous shooting
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4 fps 30.0 × 12.5 = 3.8 5 fps 40.0 × 12.5 = 5.0
Form factor
Viewfinder
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Pentamirror 90.0 × 25.0 = 22.5 Pentamirror 90.0 × 25.0 = 22.5
Lens availability
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230 lenses 100.0 × 5.0 = 5.0 230 lenses 100.0 × 5.0 = 5.0
Movies
Movie format
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1080p @ 30fps 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0 1080p @ 60fps 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0
Total 246.6 Total 314.6
Best total 314.6 Best total 314.6
Nikon D5100 Score 78 Nikon D5300 Score 100