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

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor 1/1.8" 7.2x5.3mm vs 1/3" 5.3x4.0mm
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More than 80% larger sensor
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution 5 MP vs 3.1 MP
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Capture more than 60% more detail in your photos
Size Smaller 88x60x37 mm vs 88x65x38 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen 110k dots vs 80k dots
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Around 40% higher resolution screen
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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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Wide aperture Help
3200:f/2.6
5200:f/2.8
Viewfinder Both have tunnel viewfinders Help
Tunnel
Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
4 seconds
Thickness Quite thick Help
1.5"
Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
Lacks boost light sensitivity
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
3200:3.1 MP
5200:5 MP
Screen size Very small screens Help
3200:1.6"
5200:1.5"
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
38 mm
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3200:1.5 fps
5200:2.5 fps
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
3200:80k dots
5200:110k dots
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 - $749 body only

$550 - $600 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Screen size Has a much larger screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$599 body only

$749 - $1,148 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Screen size Has a much larger screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$437 - $520 body only

$528 - $696 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Screen size Has a much larger screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$497 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Screen size Has a much larger screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$647 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Screen size Has a much larger screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$276 - $298 body only

$385 - $450 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Records lower quality movies
Screen size Has a much larger screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Nikon Coolpix 3100

Nikon Coolpix 3100

Compact

Weight Is slightly heavier

Nikon Coolpix 3200 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Compact

$88

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

Nikon Coolpix 5200 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

No significant competitors found that are specific to the Nikon Coolpix 5200.

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