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

Nikon D600 vs Nikon D5100

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95

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
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

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Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,497 body only

$1,997 with 24-85mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Weight Slightly lighter
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
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Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,499 - $1,797 body only

$2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Low light performance Slightly more noise at high ISO
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Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$799 - $997 body only

$1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Light sensitivity (boost) Better boost ISO
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO

Nikon D5100 Competitors

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Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$447 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
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Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$675 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Color depth Better color depth
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
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Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$647 body only

$747 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag

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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 .