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

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

competitors

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$403 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 body only

$515 - $529 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$315 body only

$349 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

Nikon D5600 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 body only

$515 - $529 with 18-55mm lens

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

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$749 - $997 body only

$1,029 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$489 body only

$549 - $564 with 18-55mm lens

Weight Lighter
Startup delay Much more startup delay

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