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

Nikon D600 vs Nikon D5100

Winner
Nikon D600

96

Nikon D5100

65

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
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.70x
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures

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

$1,266 - $1,497 body only

$1,897 with 24-85mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Weight Lighter
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,628 - $1,997 body only

$2,479 - $2,497 with 24-120mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$876 - $1,047 body only

$1,347 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$304 body only

$350 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$317 body only

$447 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
True resolution Higher true resolution
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$449 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Overall image quality Better image quality
Shutter lag More shutter lag

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Nikon D600
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Nikon D5100
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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 .