Nikon D5200Nikon D90
Top 18%1,271 points
Top 18%
Top 36%995 points
Top 36%
Nikon D5200
Nikon D90
Top specs and features

Nikon D5200 vs Nikon D90: 67 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

1.92x more megapixels.

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.6 x 15.8mm

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.

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

5. noise

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

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Nikon D5200
Nikon D90
26% have it

7. weight

65g lighter.

8. image quality

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

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.

10. longer battery life

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

11. video recording

3.75x better video recording quality.
720 x 24fps

12. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Nikon D5200
Nikon D90
36% have it

13. color depth

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

14. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon D5200
Nikon D90
49% have it

15. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Nikon D5200
Nikon D90
11% have it

16. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.

17. 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 D5200
Nikon D90
25% have it

18. pixel density

0% higher pixel density.

19. width

3mm narrower.

20. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

21. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon D5200
Nikon D90
26% have it

22. height

5mm shorter.

23. 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.

24. volume

5.73% less body volume.

25. thickness

1mm thinner.

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