Nikon D5200 vs Nikon D3200
Top 13 Reasons for the
Compared to Nikon D3200
A shade more megapixels (photo)
0.04% more megapixels (photo)
Modestly larger sensor
15.6 x 23.5 mm
15.4 x 23.2 mm
2.61% larger sensor. The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
Considerably lower noise at high ISO
13.53% lower noise at high ISO. The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. We use metrics from http://wwww.dxomark.com.
Significantly more focus points
28 more focus points. The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
Vastly faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
25% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format. Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
Better image quality
3 better image quality. A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. We use metrics from http://wwww.dxomark.com.
Substantially higher maximum light sensitivity
2x higher maximum light sensitivity. With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
Has a flip-out screen
Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Slightly better color depth
0.41% better color depth. The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. We use metrics from http://wwww.dxomark.com.
Has a stereo microphone
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Has a built-in HDR mode
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Amply wider dynamic range
5.30% wider dynamic range. The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights.
Has timelapse function
A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
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Nikon D5200 is better than Nikon D3200 because...
Top Nine Reasons for the
Compared to Nikon D5200
100 g lighter
A shade less body volume
7.42% less body volume
A lot longer battery life
40 shots longer battery life. CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
4 mm narrower
A little shorter
2 mm shorter
A shade thinner
1.50 mm thinner
The D3200 is compatible with GP-1 GPS Unit that is able to embed location information on an image. Latitude, longitude and altitude of a shooting location are recorded as Exif data.
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