Nikon D5100 vs Nikon D5600

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5600

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5600

Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
200 ms startup delay
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
111 ms shutter lag

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5100.

competitors

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$300 body only

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Size Smaller
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$614 body only

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Battery life Shorter battery life
Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$1,098 body only

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Viewfinder Has a pentaprism viewfinder
Movie format Lower resolution movies

Nikon D5600 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$500 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$739 - $997 body only

$1,099 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$397 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

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

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