Nikon D5200 vs Sony Alpha A5000

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52

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D5200

Great image quality
Overall image quality
84.0
Great color depth
Color depth
24.2 bits
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
230 lenses
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha A5000

Size
Really small
Compact (110×63×36 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.4"
Weight
Light-weight
210 g
Color depth
Great color depth
23.8 bits

galleries

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

competitors

Nikon D5200 Competitors

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Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$500 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
GPS Has a GPS
Overall image quality Worse image quality
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Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$447 with 18-55mm lens

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

Entry-level DSLR

$497 with 18-55mm lens

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Sony Alpha A5000 Competitors

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Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 with 15-45mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
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Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Overall image quality Better image quality
Size Slightly larger
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Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$548 with 16-50mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen

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