61points

Nikon D5300

71points

Nikon D5600

Nikon D5300
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Nikon D5300 vs Nikon D5600

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600
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points
71
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Why is Nikon D5300 better than Nikon D5600?

  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Has GPS

Why is Nikon D5600 better than Nikon D5300?

  • 0.41% more megapixels (main camera)
    24.2MPvs24.1MP
  • 220shots longer battery life
    820shotsvs600shots
  • Has phase detection autofocus for videos
  • Has a microphone in
  • Has a 24p cinema mode
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection
  • Has touch autofocus

Top specs and features

Design

1.has a flip-out screen
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.

2.has an optical viewfinder
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600

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.

3. more viewfinder coverage

95%

95%

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

Leica Q-P

100%

4.Has a hot shoe
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600

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

5.Is a system camera
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

6. higher resolution (screen)

1037k dots

1037k dots

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

Best

Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS

1040000k dots

Optics

1.sensor size

23.5 x 15.6mm

23.5 x 15.6mm

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

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

2.focus points

39

39

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

3.has AF tracking
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600

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.

4.maximum light sensitivity

25600 ISO

25600 ISO

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.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

5.megapixels

24.1MP

24.2MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

6.continuous shooting at high resolution

5fps

5fps

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

Best

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

60fps

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

1080 x 60fps

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.

Best

Fujifilm X-T3

2160 x 60fps

2.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600

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.

3.Has timelapse function
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600

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.

4.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

5.supports AVCHD format
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Leica D-Lux 7

6.has a 24p cinema mode
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600

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

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600

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

2.has a microphone in
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600

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

Battery

1. longer battery life

600shots

820shots

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

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.has a removable battery
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600

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

3.has a rechargeable battery
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.has a battery level indicator
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Has WiFi
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an external memory slot
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600

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.

3.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

4.can be controlled remotely
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

5.has an accelerometer
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

6.has GPS
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5600

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

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