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

Nikon D5200 vs Sony NEX F3

Winner
Nikon D5200

43

Sony NEX F3

33

Runner-up

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
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

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

$458 - $597 body only

$499 - $697 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

$405 body only

$399 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

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

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$370 body only

$349 - $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 NEX F3 Competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$436 body only

Overall image quality Better image quality
Size Slightly smaller
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Sony NEX C3

Sony NEX C3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$310 body only

$400 with 18-55mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Size Slightly smaller
Supports 24p No 24p support
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Less startup delay
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality

discussion

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