Nikon Coolpix 5200

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix 5200

Size
Really small
Compact 88x60x37 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Weight
Light-weight
180 g
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix 3200

Size
Really small
Compact 88x65x38 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Weight
Light-weight
190 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon 3200

Aperture Wider aperture f/2.6 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the 3200's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Screen size Larger screen 1.6" vs 1.5"
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Around 10% larger screen
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Advantages of the Nikon 5200

Size Smaller 88x60x37 mm vs 88x65x38 mm
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More than 10% smaller
True resolution Higher true resolution 5 MP vs 3.1 MP
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Capture more than 60% more detail in your photos
Sensor size Larger sensor 1/1.8" 7.2x5.3mm vs 1/3" 5.3x4.0mm
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More than 80% larger sensor
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 2.5 fps vs 1.5 fps
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Around 70% faster continuous shooting
Weight Slightly lighter 180 g vs 190 g
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Around 10% lighter
Thickness Slightly thinner 1.5" vs 1.5"
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Almost the same
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              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder Both have tunnel viewfinders Help
              Tunnel
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              3200:$149.00
              5200:$150.00
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
              Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              1.5"
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              3200:1.6"
              5200:1.5"
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              3200:3.1 MP
              5200:5 MP
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              38 mm
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              3200:80k dots
              5200:110k dots
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              3200:1.5 fps
              5200:2.5 fps
              Movie format Standard resolution video Help
              3200:480p
              5200:480p @ 30fps
              Size Large Help
              3200:88x65x38 mm
              5200:88x60x37 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $550 body only

              $549 - $575 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a much larger screen
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $549 - $700 body only

              $489 - $820 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a much larger screen
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $749 - $1,098 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a much larger screen
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $439 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a much larger screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $378 - $469 body only

              $490 - $669 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a much larger screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon Rebel SL1

              Canon Rebel SL1

              Entry-level DSLR

              $449 - $599 body only

              $549 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a much larger screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon Rebel T4i

              Canon Rebel T4i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $669 - $700 body only

              $845 - $950 with 18-135mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a much larger screen
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Nikon Coolpix 3200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $99

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Nikon Coolpix 3100

              Nikon Coolpix 3100

              Compact

              $246

              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen

              Nikon Coolpix 5200 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $319 - $567 body only

              $477 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Canon EOS 60D

              Canon EOS 60D

              Pro DSLR

              $699 - $899 body only

              $959 - $999 with 18-135mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier

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