Updated (October 2012): Compare the Nikon D5200 vs Sony NEX F3

Nikon D5200 vs Sony NEX F3

Winner
Nikon D5200

61

Sony NEX F3

46

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 NEX F3

Size
Really small
Mid size (117×67×42 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.7"
Weight
Light-weight
314 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

$399 body only

$500 - $514 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

$399 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$368 - $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 NEX F3 Competitors

Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$436 body only

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Better image quality
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Less startup delay
Size Slightly smaller
Color depth Worse color depth

discussion

Nikon D5200
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