Nikon D5100 vs Nikon Coolpix 3200

Winner
Nikon D5100

55

Nikon Coolpix 3200

34

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
500 ms startup delay
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix 3200

Size
Really small
Compact (88×65×38 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Weight
Light-weight
190 g

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5100.
Explore our gallery of 5 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix 3200.

competitors

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$436 body only

$394 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$299 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Color depth Better color depth
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$396 - $597 body only

$476 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
GPS Has a GPS
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

Nikon Coolpix 3200 Competitors

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$479 body only

$394 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Significantly larger
Canon Rebel T4i

Canon Rebel T4i

Entry-level DSLR

$699 body only

$669 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$318 - $649 body only

$367 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger

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