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Advantages of the Nikon D5200

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Snapsort is not aware of any important advantages of the Nikon D5200 vs the Nikon D5300.
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Advantages of the Nikon D5300

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Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
1,037k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3.2" vs 3"
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Around 10% larger screen
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Viewfinder size
Larger viewfinder
0.54x vs 0.51x
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More than 10% larger viewfinder
Size
Smaller
124×99×76 mm vs 129×98×78 mm
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Almost the same
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
600 shots vs 500 shots
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20% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price
Cheaper
$409.00 vs $566.94
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The best price we've seen is $158 cheaper (around 30% less)
Thickness
Thinner
3" vs 3.1"
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Almost the same
Weight
Lighter
480 g vs 555 g
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More than 10% lighter
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              similarities

              Compared to recent entry-level DSLRs

              Common Strengths
              Movie continuous focus Focus continuously recording movies Help
              Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
              Focus points Many focus points Help
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              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Lens availability Many lenses available Help
              230 lenses
              Autofocus Both use faster phase detection autofocus Help
              fast and accurate
              Common Weaknesses
              Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
              Won't autofocus with all lenses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              D5200302 ms
              D5300200 ms
              Startup delay Significant startup delay Help
              500 ms startup delay
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              D52003.1"
              D53003"
              Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
              95%
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              D5200500 shots
              D5300600 shots
              Viewfinder Both have pentamirror viewfinders Help
              Pentamirror
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              D52006,400 ISO
              D530012,800 ISO
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              5 fps
              Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
              Need to shelter it from weather
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              24 MP
              Viewfinder size Below average viewfinder size Help
              D52000.51x
              D53000.54x

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              Avatar for Anish PK Anish PK (6:07 AM, June 13, 2017)
              I agree with you Rajesh, We can buy low cost Wi-Fi enabled SD card. it will cost less than Rs. 1K only
               
              Avatar for Antonio Melo Antonio Melo (2:48 PM, November 29, 2016)
              I agree
               
              Avatar for Rajesh Kumar Rajesh Kumar (6:33 AM, April 28, 2016)
              Both have no much difference. Go for D5200, so that you can save money to spend for buying a good lens that way definitely you will get a better image than D5300
               
              Avatar for sandip das sandip das (7:24 AM, February 24, 2016)
              which camera is better