Nikon D5200 vs Pentax K-x

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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 Pentax K-x

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
97 ms shutter lag
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (123×92×68 mm)
Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5200.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-x.

competitors

Nikon D5200 Competitors

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Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$500 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Color depth Worse color depth
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Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$447 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
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Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Pentax K-x Competitors

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Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,249 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Much larger
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Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$481 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
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Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$497 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger

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