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19.73MP - 28.56MP
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longer battery life
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14.8
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24.71
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Panono Camera
108MP
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Nikon D3100 vs Nikon D5200: 25 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

40.11% more megapixels (photo).
14.8MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.71MP
284
0

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
239
0

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.
11
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
39
181
0

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
919ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
1284ISO
175
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5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
3fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
5fps
167
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6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Nikon D3100
Nikon D5200
25% have it
150
0

7. weight

100g lighter.
455g
HTC Re: 65.5g
555g
140
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8. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
67
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
84
129
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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.
12800ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
25600ISO
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10. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
550shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
500shots
114
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11. video recording

60% better video recording quality.
1080 x 24fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps
108
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12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
22.5bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
24.2bits
85
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13. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon D3100
Nikon D5200
48% have it
81
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14. width

4.54mm narrower.
124.46mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
129mm
75
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15. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon D3100
Nikon D5200
26% have it
73
0

16. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
230k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
921k dots
71
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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.
11.3Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
13.9Evs
70
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18. height

2mm shorter.
96mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
98mm
70
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19. volume

10.26% less body volume.
884.87cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55: 65.29cm³
986.08cm³
70
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20. thickness

4.34mm thinner.
73.66mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55: 13mm
78mm
69
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21. battery power

2.91% more battery power.
1000mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
1030mAh
69
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22. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon D3100
Nikon D5200
23% have it
67
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23. resolution

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
67
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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.
Nikon D3100
Nikon D5200
12% have it
58
0

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.
2
Nikon DL18-50: 6
3
40
0
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