Nikon D5100 vs Nikon Coolpix 5200

Winner
Nikon D5100

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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
500 ms startup delay
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.6 EV
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix 5200

Size
Really small
Compact (88×60×37 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Weight
Light-weight
180 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5100.
Explore our gallery of 4 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix 5200.

competitors

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$435 body only

$388 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$389 body only

$390 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Color depth Better color depth
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$380 - $597 body only

$300 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

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

Nikon Coolpix 5200 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$435 body only

$388 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$429 - $649 body only

$520 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$380 - $597 body only

$300 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

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

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