Nikon D5200 vs Pentax K200D

Winner
Nikon D5200

100

Pentax K200D

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 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 D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$485 - $597 body only

$494 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$389 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$471 body only

$419 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

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

Pentax K200D Competitors

Pentax K-r

Pentax K-r

Entry-level DSLR

$489 body only

$498 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Samsung TL500

Samsung TL500

Pro digicam

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Pentax K100D

Pentax K100D

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Lowest price Much cheaper
Screen size Much smaller screen

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