Nikon D5200 vs Sony Alpha A5000

Winner
Nikon D5200

59

Sony Alpha A5000

50

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5200

Great image quality
Overall image quality
84.0
Great color depth
Color depth
24.2 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.9 EV
Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,284 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha A5000

Size
Really small
Compact (110×63×36 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.4"
Weight
Light-weight
210 g
Overall image quality
Great image quality
79.0

galleries

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

competitors

Nikon D5200 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 body only

$515 - $529 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

$403 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

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

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$315 body only

$349 - $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

Sony Alpha A5000 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$445 - $548 body only

$479 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Overall image quality Better image quality
Size Slightly larger
Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $599 with 15-45mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$448 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen

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