56points
76points

Nikon D5100

54points
63points

Nikon D5300

93points
69points

Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR

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95 facts in comparison

Nikon D5100vs Nikon D5300vs Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR
56
points
Nikon D5100
54
points
Nikon D5300
93
points
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR

Why is Nikon D5100 better than the others?

  • Has phase-detection autofocus for videos
    ?
  • Height
    96.5mmvs98,110mm

Why is Nikon D5300 better than the others?

  • Focus points
    ?

    39vs11,33
  • Continuous shooting at high resolution
    ?

    5fpsvs4,4.4fps
  • Video recording (main camera)
    ?

    1080 x 60fpsvs1080 x 30,1080 x 30fps
  • Higher resolution (screen)
    ?

    1037k dotsvs921,1004k dots
  • Width
    125mmvs127,137mm
  • Thickness
    76mmvs78.7,86mm

Why is Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR better than the others?

  • Sensor size
    ?

    35.9 x 24mmvs23.6 x 15.6,23.5 x 15.6mm
  • Megapixels (main camera)
    36.4MPvs16.9,24.2MP
  • Maximum light sensitivity
    ?

    819200 ISOvs25600,25600 ISO
  • Battery life (CIPA)
    ?

    670shotsvs660,600shots
  • Noise
    ?

    3280 ISOvs1183,1338 ISO
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Image quality
    ?

    96vs80,83
  • Fastest shutter speed
    ?

    1/8000svs0.00025,0.00025s

Price comparison

Nikon D5100

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D5100 AmazonNikon D5100 16.2MP CMOS Digital SLR Came...Nikon D5100 16.2MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera with 3-Inch Vari-Angle LCD Monitor (Body Only)
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$499.00
Nikon D5100 walmartNikon D5100 16.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR Cam...Nikon D5100 16.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera Bundle with 18-55mm and 55-200mm VR AF-S Lenses
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$799.00
Nikon D5100 aliexpressYONGNUO YN35mm F2.0 F2N Lens,YN50mm Lens...YONGNUO YN35mm F2.0 F2N Lens,YN50mm Lens for Nikon F Mount D7100 D3200 D3300 D3100 D5100 D90 DSLR Camera,for Canon DSLR Camera
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$42.99

Nikon D5300

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D5300 AmazonNikon D5300 DX-Format 24.2 MP Digital SL...Nikon D5300 DX-Format 24.2 MP Digital SLR Camera Body - (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$378.00
Nikon D5300 AmazonNikon D5300 Digital SLR Camera Body Only...Nikon D5300 Digital SLR Camera Body Only - Black International Model
Amazon logo
$428.95
Nikon D5300 aliexpressYONGNUO 35mm lenses YN35mm F2.0 AF/MF Fi...YONGNUO 35mm lenses YN35mm F2.0 AF/MF Fixed Focus F1.8 Lens for Canon Nikon F Mount Lens D3200 D3400 D3100 D5300 for DLSR Camera
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$45.86

Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR

ProductStorePrice
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR AmazonPentax 1599301 K-1 II Digital Full Frame...Pentax 1599301 K-1 II Digital Full Frame SLR Camera with HD DFA 28-105 mm Lens - Black
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$2,196.95

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Design

1.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR
2. 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.

Best

Nikon D6

100%

95%

95%

100%

3.Has a flip-out screen
?

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR
4.Has a built-in focus motor
?

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR
5.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water. Show more

For example

Ricoh WG-70

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR
6.Has a hot shoe
?

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR

Optics

1.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.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

11

39

33

2.sensor size
?

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

23.6 x 15.6mm

23.5 x 15.6mm

35.9 x 24mm

3.has AF tracking
?

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR
4.Has phase-detection autofocus for photos
?

Phase-detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images. Show more

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR
5.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. Show more

Best

Nikon D6

3280000 ISO

25600 ISO

25600 ISO

819200 ISO

6.has built-in optical image stabilization
?

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image. Show more

For example

Nikon Coolpix P950

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
?

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions. Show more

Best

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III

2904 x 60fps

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 60fps

1080 x 30fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
?

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp. Show more

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR
3.Has phase-detection autofocus for videos
?

A phase-detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR
4.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. Show more

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR
5.has a 24p cinema mode
?

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR
6.Supports slow-motion video recording
Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR

Audio

1.has a microphone input
?

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR
2.has a stereo microphone
?

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR
3.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Nikon D6

2

1

2

2

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones. Show more

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR
5.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more

For example

Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR
6.Has a zoom microphone
?

Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations. Show more

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)
?

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

660shots

600shots

670shots

2.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR
3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR
4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR
5.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base. Show more

For example

Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR

Features

1.image quality
?

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*

100

80

83

96

2.noise
?

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Sony Alpha a7 III + Sony FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS

3730 ISO

1183 ISO

1338 ISO

3280 ISO

3.color depth
?

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.

Best

HP Photosmart R927

42bits

23.5bits

24bits

25.4bits

4.has an external memory slot
?

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card. Show more

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR
5.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.

Best

Nikon D850 + Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED VR

14.8Evs

13.6Evs

13.9Evs

14.6Evs

6.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Nikon D5100
Nikon D5300
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR

Price comparison

Nikon D5100

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D5100 AmazonNikon D5100 16.2MP CMOS Digital SLR Came...Nikon D5100 16.2MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera with 3-Inch Vari-Angle LCD Monitor (Body Only)
Amazon logo
$499.00
Nikon D5100 walmartNikon D5100 16.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR Cam...Nikon D5100 16.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera Bundle with 18-55mm and 55-200mm VR AF-S Lenses
walmart logo
$799.00
Nikon D5100 aliexpressYONGNUO YN35mm F2.0 F2N Lens,YN50mm Lens...YONGNUO YN35mm F2.0 F2N Lens,YN50mm Lens for Nikon F Mount D7100 D3200 D3300 D3100 D5100 D90 DSLR Camera,for Canon DSLR Camera
aliexpress logo
$42.99

Nikon D5300

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D5300 AmazonNikon D5300 DX-Format 24.2 MP Digital SL...Nikon D5300 DX-Format 24.2 MP Digital SLR Camera Body - (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$378.00
Nikon D5300 AmazonNikon D5300 Digital SLR Camera Body Only...Nikon D5300 Digital SLR Camera Body Only - Black International Model
Amazon logo
$428.95
Nikon D5300 aliexpressYONGNUO 35mm lenses YN35mm F2.0 AF/MF Fi...YONGNUO 35mm lenses YN35mm F2.0 AF/MF Fixed Focus F1.8 Lens for Canon Nikon F Mount Lens D3200 D3400 D3100 D5300 for DLSR Camera
aliexpress logo
$45.86

Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR

ProductStorePrice
Pentax K-1 Mark II + Pentax D FA 28-105mm HD f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR AmazonPentax 1599301 K-1 II Digital Full Frame...Pentax 1599301 K-1 II Digital Full Frame SLR Camera with HD DFA 28-105 mm Lens - Black
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$2,196.95

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