Nikon D5200 vs Nikon D40X

Winner
Nikon D5200

100

Nikon D40X

42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5200

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,284 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
84.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Great color depth
Color depth
24.2 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D40X

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (124×94×64 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.5"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5200.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Nikon D40X.

competitors

Nikon D5200 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$485 - $597 body only

$494 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$389 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$471 body only

$419 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

Nikon D40X Competitors

Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000

Entry-level DSLR

$499 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$471 body only

$419 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Thickness Much thicker
Nikon D40

Nikon D40

Entry-level DSLR

$899 body only

$550 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Worse color depth

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