Nikon D5200 vs Olympus E-5

Winner
Nikon D5200

79

Olympus E-5

47

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-5

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.58x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism

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-5.

competitors

Nikon D5200 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$300 body only

$399 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$512 - $697 body only

$514 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$409 - $649 body only

$520 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO

Olympus E-5 Competitors

Olympus E-3

Olympus E-3

Entry-level DSLR

$890 body only

$1,878 with 14-54mm lens

Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Lowest price Much cheaper
Movie format Does not take movies
Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$800 - $899 body only

$899 with 60-1mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Olympus E-30

Olympus E-30

Entry-level DSLR

$1,299 body only

$1,599 with 14-42mm lens

Size Smaller
Weight Significantly lighter
Movie format Does not take movies

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