Nikon D5200 vs Olympus E-5

Winner
Nikon D5200

100

Olympus E-5

60

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

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%

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 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-5 Competitors

Olympus E-420

Olympus E-420

Entry-level DSLR

$999 body only

$389 with 14-42mm lens

Size Much smaller
Thickness Much thinner
Movie format Does not take movies
Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$2,098 body only

$2,999 with 24-105mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,199 body only

$1,913 with 12-40mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

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Nikon D5200
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