Nikon D5200 vs Nikon D600
Top Eleven Reasons for the
Compared to Nikon D600
A bit more megapixels (photo)
0.04% more megapixels (photo)
Has a flip-out screen
Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
205 g lighter
Substantially better video recording quality
1080 x 60 fps
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
Has a stereo microphone
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
A tad higher pixel density
6.56% higher pixel density
Much less body volume
32.50% less body volume
12 mm narrower
4 mm thinner
15 mm shorter
Nikon D5200 is better than Nikon D600 because...
Top 13 Reasons for the
Compared to Nikon D5200
Clearly larger sensor
24 x 35.9 mm
15.6 x 23.5 mm
2.35x larger sensor. The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
Considerably lower noise at high ISO
2.32x lower noise at high ISO. The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
Substantially faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
10% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format. Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
Notably better image quality
10 better image quality. A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
Better color depth
3.72% better color depth. The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
Measurably more battery power
1.84x more battery power
Vastly longer battery life
400 shots longer battery life. CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
Slightly wider dynamic range
2.16% 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. Source: DxOMark.
Is dustproof and water resistant
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
Has a built-in focus motor
The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. With it built into the camera, you still have the function when using a lens without its own motor. This allows you to use a wider range of lenses.
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Modestly bigger screen size
6.67% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Amply more viewfinder coverage
5 % more viewfinder coverage. With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.