Nikon D5200 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5

Winner
Nikon D5200

58

Olympus OM-D E-M5

51

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5200

Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
230 lenses
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus OM-D E-M5

Size
Really small
Standard size (122×89×43 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5200.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus OM-D E-M5.

competitors

Nikon D5200 Competitors

Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$372 body only

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
True resolution Lower true resolution
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$310 - $549 body only

$393 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Weight Slightly lighter
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$474 body only

$459 with 18-55mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Screen size Larger screen

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$826 body only

$1,058 with 12-40mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$380 - $449 body only

$390 - $499 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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