Nikon D5200Nikon D90
Top 27%1,937 points
Top 27%
Top 35%1,720 points
Top 35%
Nikon D5200
Nikon D90
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Top specs and features

Nikon D5200 vs Nikon D90: 67 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

1.92x more megapixels.
24.71MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
12.9MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.5 x 15.6mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
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.
39
Sony Alpha a9: 693
11

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
5fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
4.5fps

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
1284ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
977ISO

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Nikon D5200
Nikon D90
27% have it

7. weight

65g lighter.
555g
HTC Re: 65.5g
620g

8. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
84
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
73

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.
25600ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO
6400ISO

10. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
500shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
850shots

11. video recording

3.75x better video recording quality.
1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
720 x 24fps

12. Has WiFi

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

13. 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

14. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
24.2bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
22.7bits

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.
0.00025s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
0.00025s

17. width

3mm narrower.
129mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
132mm

18. pixel density

0% higher pixel density.
471ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi
471ppi

19. 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

20. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
921k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
920k dots

21. 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.
13.9Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
12.5Evs

22. has a built-in HDR mode

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

23. height

5mm shorter.
98mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
103mm

24. volume

5.73% less body volume.
986.08cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: cm³
1046.892cm³

25. thickness

1mm thinner.
78mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
77mm

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