Nikon D5200 vs Pentax K200D

Winner
Nikon D5200

79

Pentax K200D

46

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 Pentax K200D

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
125 ms shutter lag
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 K200D.

competitors

Nikon D5200 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$299 body only

$349 - $397 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

$409 - $497 body only

$525 - $597 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$404 - $649 body only

$520 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO

Pentax K200D Competitors

Pentax K-x

Pentax K-x

Entry-level DSLR

$340 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$295 body only

$408 - $470 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Pentax K20D

Pentax K20D

Entry-level DSLR

$480 body only

Live view Has live view
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

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