Nikon D5200 vs Olympus E-5

Winner
Nikon D5200

100

Olympus E-5

59

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
0.57x
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

$431 body only

$400 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$396 - $597 body only

$466 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$419 - $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 OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,800 - $1,999 body only

$2,099 with 40-150mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Focus points Many more focus points
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Olympus E-3

Olympus E-3

Entry-level DSLR

$690 body only

$1,490 with 14-54mm lens

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

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,300 body only

$1,660 with 12-40mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

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