Updated (May 2012): Compare the Nikon D5100 vs Nikon D600

Nikon D600 vs Nikon D5100

Winner
Nikon D600

100

Nikon D5100

67

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D600

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,980 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
94.0
Great color depth
Color depth
25.1 bits
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D600.

competitors

Nikon D600 Competitors

Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,199 - $1,497 body only

$1,900 - $2,447 with 28-300mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Lowest price Cheaper
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,376 - $1,497 body only

$1,956 - $1,997 with 24-120mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Low light performance Slightly more noise at high ISO
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$759 - $797 body only

$1,047 - $1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Lens availability More lenses available
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$269 body only

$419 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Color depth Better color depth
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$405 body only

$349 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 - $597 body only

$519 - $529 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Significantly larger screen

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Katie (2:20 PM, March 23, 2013)
I am looking to upgrade from the d5100 to the d600 so this review was really helpful.


Thanks :)


Katie
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Avatar for Muhammad Yehia Muhammad Yehia (1:58 PM, February 12, 2013)
i have the D5100 and it's awesome .