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Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600
Top 40%2,458 points
Top 40%
Top 31%2,854 points
Top 31%
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600
Top specs and features

Nikon D5300 vs Nikon D5600: 58 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

0.41% more megapixels (main camera).
24.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.2MP

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
23.5 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.
39
Canon EOS R: 5655
39

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

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

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

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600
28% have it

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
600shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
820shots

8. 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.
1080 x 60fps
Fujifilm X-T3: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600
39% have it

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600
50% have it

11. 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 D5300
Nikon D5600
12% have it

12. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600
32% have it

13. 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 D5300
Nikon D5600
72% have it

14. 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 D5300
Nikon D5600
16% have it

15. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600
27% have it

16. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600
26% have it

17. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1037k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots
1037k dots

18. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600
54% have it

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 D5300
Nikon D5600
27% have it

20. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600
66% have it

21. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600
48% have it

22. has an optical viewfinder

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600
30% have it

23. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600
25% have it

24. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600
58% have it

25. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600
45% have it

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