Nikon D5200 vs Olympus E-3

Winner
Nikon D5200

100

Olympus E-3

52

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 Olympus E-3

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
135 ms shutter lag

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5200.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus E-3.

competitors

Nikon D5200 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$458 - $597 body only

$499 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$405 body only

$399 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Battery life Longer battery life
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$370 body only

$393 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

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

Olympus E-3 Competitors

Olympus E-5

Olympus E-5

Entry-level DSLR

$2,282 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Lowest price Much more expensive
Olympus E-30

Olympus E-30

Entry-level DSLR

$1,299 body only

$1,599 with 14-42mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Weather sealed No weather sealing
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Olympus E-500

Entry-level DSLR

$152 body only

Size Much smaller
Thickness Much thinner
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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Nikon D5200
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Olympus E-3
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