Nikon D5100 vs Nikon Coolpix 5200

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Nikon D5100

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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 5200

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

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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

$436 body only

$399 - $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

$378 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

$410 - $597 body only

$479 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

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

Nikon Coolpix 5200 Competitors

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$723 - $799 body only

$868 - $899 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Much larger
Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Weight Heavier
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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