Nikon D5100 vs Nikon D5600

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5600

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.6 EV
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5600

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps
Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
200 ms startup delay

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competitors

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$299 body only

$419 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$405 body only

$399 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$458 - $597 body only

$499 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

Nikon D5600 Competitors

Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$498 body only

$549 - $588 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Cheaper
Weight Slightly lighter
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$370 body only

$393 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$458 - $597 body only

$499 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Cheaper
Startup delay Much more startup delay

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