Nikon D5200 vs Nikon D40X

Winner
Nikon D5200

100

Nikon D40X

42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5200

High true resolution
True resolution
24 MP
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
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 D40X

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (124×94×64 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.5"
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

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 D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 body only

$500 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Lowest price More expensive
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$1,275 with 18-200mm lens

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Movie format Lower frame rate movies

Nikon D40X Competitors

Nikon D60

Nikon D60

Entry-level DSLR

$266 body only

$372 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Slightly larger
Nikon D40

Nikon D40

Entry-level DSLR

$540 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
Nikon D50

Nikon D50

Entry-level DSLR

$226 body only

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Screen size Much smaller screen

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