Nikon D5200 vs Sony Alpha A5000

Winner
Nikon D5200

56

Sony Alpha A5000

44

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5200

External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
230 lenses
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha A5000

Size
Really small
Compact (110×63×36 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.4"
Weight
Light-weight
210 g
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5200.

competitors

Nikon D5200 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$500 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Screen size Larger screen
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$398 - $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
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$539 - $630 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Lower true resolution

Sony Alpha A5000 Competitors

Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$500 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 with 15-45mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Lens availability Fewer lenses available
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $548 body only

$599 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Slightly larger

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Nikon D5200
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