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Advantages of the Nikon D5600

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Shutter lag
Much less shutter lag
111 ms vs 251 ms
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2.3x less delay when taking photos
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Size
Much smaller
124×97×70 mm vs 136×107×76 mm
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More than 20% smaller
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Thickness
Much thinner
2.8" vs 3"
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Around 10% thinner
Weight
Significantly lighter
465 g vs 675 g
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More than 30% lighter
Startup delay
Slightly less startup delay
200 ms vs 300 ms
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More than 30% less delay when turning on
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Advantages of the Nikon D7100

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Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
1,229k dots vs 1,037k dots
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Around 20% higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size
Significantly larger viewfinder
0.61x vs 0.54x
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More than 30% larger viewfinder
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Yes vs No
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Sealed to shoot in the rain
Viewfinder
Has a pentaprism viewfinder
Pentaprism vs Pentamirror
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Pentaprism viewfinders are typically brighter
Viewfinder coverage
Significantly better viewfinder coverage
100% vs 95%
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Around 10% better viewfinder coverage
Focus points
More focus points
51 vs 39
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
6 fps vs 5 fps
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20% faster continuous shooting
Storage slots
Has more storage slots
2 vs 1
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More slots allows storing more images without switching memory cards
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$660.79 vs $696.95
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The best price we've seen is $36 cheaper (around 10% less)
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Compared to recent entry-level DSLRs

Common Strengths
Screen size Very large screens Help
3.2"
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
1080p @ 60fps
Focus points Many focus points Help
D560039
D710051
Battery life Great battery life Help
D5600970 shots
D7100950 shots
Lens availability Many lenses available Help
230 lenses
Startup delay Minimal startup delay Help
D5600200 ms
D7100300 ms
External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Built-in focus motor Built-in focus motor Help
Autofocuses with more lenses
Common Weaknesses

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