Updated (October 2012): Compare the Nikon D5200 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Nikon D5200 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Winner
Nikon D5200

61

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

50

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5200

Great image quality
Overall image quality
84.0
Great color depth
Color depth
24.2 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.9 EV
Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,284 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5200.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3.

competitors

Nikon D5200 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$500 - $514 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
GPS Has a GPS
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$368 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$998 - $1,498 body only

$1,467 with 14-140mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon D4

Nikon D4

Pro DSLR

$2,543 body only

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,998 body only

$1,989 - $2,598 with 12-60mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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Nikon D5200
D5200
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Lumix DMC-GH3
Panasonic

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