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

Nikon D5200 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Winner
Nikon D5200

43

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

37

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5200

Great image quality
Overall image quality
84.0
Great color depth
Color depth
24.2 bits
Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,284 ISO
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

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

$458 - $597 body only

$499 - $697 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

$405 body only

$399 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Battery life Longer battery life
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$370 body only

$349 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$898 - $1,298 body only

$1,250 with 20mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Overall image quality Better image quality
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$748 - $828 body only

$848 - $928 with 16-50mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Focus points Many more focus points
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$530 body only

$498 - $539 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
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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