Nikon D3100 vs Nikon D5200: 25 facts in comparison
40.11% more megapixels (photo).
Panono Camera: 108MP
The best in this category
2. sensor size
The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.1 x 15.4mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
23.5 x 15.6mm
3. 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.
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
5. continuous shooting at high resolution
Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
6. has a flip-out screen
Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
25% have it
HTC Re: 65.5g
8. image quality
A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
9. 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.
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
10. longer battery life
CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
11. video recording
60% better video recording quality.
1080 x 24fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps
12. color depth
The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
13. has a stereo microphone
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
48% have it
DxO One: 26.2mm
15. has a built-in HDR mode
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
26% have it
16. higher resolution (screen)
A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
17. 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.
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
10.26% less body volume.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55: 65.29cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55: 13mm
21. battery power
2.91% more battery power.
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
22. has a microphone in
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
23% have it
75% higher resolution.
588 x 392px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
1176 x 784px
24. 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.
12% have it
25. Newer EXPEED version
Newer image processors are better at processing multiple tasks simultaneously, and can produce higher quality images with better low-light performance and faster AF.