Pentax K-30 vs Nikon Coolpix 5200

Winner
Pentax K-30

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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-30

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix 5200

Size
Really small
Compact (88×60×37 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Weight
Light-weight
180 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 4 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix 5200.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-30.

competitors

Pentax K-30 Competitors

Pentax KP

Pentax KP

Entry-level DSLR

$1,059 - $1,097 body only

$1,580 with 18-135mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$599 - $647 body only

$799 - $871 with 18-135mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Weight Slightly heavier
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$410 - $597 body only

$479 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Nikon Coolpix 5200 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$318 - $649 body only

$367 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger
Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Weight Heavier
Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$479 - $597 body only

$549 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger

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