Nikon D5100 vs Nikon Coolpix 5200

Winner
Nikon D5100

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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Great image quality
Overall image quality
80.0
Large screen
Screen size
3"
Great color depth
Color depth
23.5 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.6 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix 5200

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
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 D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$299 body only

$419 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon PowerShot D30

Canon PowerShot D30

Waterproof

$430

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$405 body only

$399 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

Nikon Coolpix 5200 Competitors

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$479 body only

$340 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Significantly larger
Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$600 body only

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger
Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$799 body only

$1,160 with 28-135mm lens

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

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