Nikon D610 vs Nikon D5100

Winner
Nikon D610

100

Nikon D5100

66

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D610

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
6 fps
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
300 ms startup delay
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
230 lenses
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (127×97×79 mm)
Weight
Light-weight
560 g

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competitors

Nikon D610 Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,149 - $1,297 body only

$1,797 with 24-120mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Lowest price More expensive
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$629 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,150 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D800

Nikon D800

Pro DSLR

$1,299 - $1,879 body only

$3,464 with 24-85mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly slower

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$600 body only

$567 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Battery life Shorter battery life
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$629 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,150 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Battery life Shorter battery life

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