Nikon D5200 vs Nikon D7200

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Nikon D5200
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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Lighter Edit
The Nikon D5200 is a 505g digital camera. That's 170g lighter than the Nikon D7200 (675g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

£280 cheaper
The Nikon D5200 costs £280 less than the Nikon D7200.
Four more awards
The Nikon D5200 has 17 awards, whereas the Nikon D7200 has 13 awards.
User reviews are marginally better
The Nikon D5200 has an average user review score of 96%, however the Nikon D7200 has an average rating of 94% (based on 104 reviews).
12 Reasons For
0.099999999999998MP higher megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D7200 has a megapixel count of 24.2MP, whereas the Nikon D5200 is only a 24.1MP digital camera (0.099999999999998MP lower). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

0.009999999999998MP more total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D7200 has a total megapixel count of 24.72MP, but the Nikon D5200 is only a 24.71MP digital camera (0.009999999999998MP less).
Twelve more auto focus points Edit
The Nikon D7200 is a 51.00 auto focus point digital camera, whereas the Nikon D5200 only has 39.00 auto focus points.
19,200 higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon D7200 has a maximum ISO speed of 25,600, however the Nikon D5200 is only a 6,400 maximum ISO speed digital camera (19,200 lower).
One more memory slot Edit
The Nikon D7200 is a two memory slot digital camera, whereas the Nikon D5200 only has one memory slot.
A little larger screen size Edit
The Nikon D7200 is a 3.2" screen digital camera, whereas the Nikon D5200 is only a 3" screen digital camera (0.2" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

307,800 pixels higher display resolution Edit
The Nikon D7200 has a display resolution of 1,228,800 pixels, but the Nikon D5200 is only a 921,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (307,800 pixels lower).
18% higher lens magnification ratio Edit
The Nikon D7200 has a lens magnification ratio of 0.94x, however the Nikon D5200 is only a 0.78x lens magnification ratio digital camera (0.16x lower). Read more

The lens magnification ratio is the ratio between the true size of the object being photographed and the size of the object when projected on to the camera's sensor.

A higher lens magnification ratio is important for macro photography as it allows you to focus on very small object very close to the lens.

Six hundred and ten more shots per battery charge Edit
The number of shots per battery charge on the Nikon D7200 is 1110.00, but the Nikon D5200 only takes 500.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Available from 33 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
More popular
The Nikon D7200 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 11820 by sales volume in our digital cameras, however the Nikon D5200 ranks No. 36523.
Expert reviews are better
Based on 66 expert reviews, the Nikon D7200 has an average review score of 86%, however the Nikon D5200 has an average rating of 81% (based on 99 reviews).

Reasons Against

13 Reasons Against
A little lower megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D5200 has a megapixel count of 24.1MP, whereas the Nikon D7200 is a 24.2MP digital camera (0.099999999999998MP higher). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Moderately less total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D5200 has a total megapixel count of 24.71MP, but the Nikon D7200 is a 24.72MP digital camera (0.009999999999998MP more).
Twelve less auto focus points Edit
The Nikon D5200 is a 39.00 auto focus point digital camera, whereas the Nikon D7200 only has 51.00 auto focus points.
19,200 lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon D5200 has a maximum ISO speed of 6,400, however the Nikon D7200 is a 25,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera (19,200 higher).
One less memory slot Edit
The Nikon D5200 is a one memory slot digital camera, whereas the Nikon D7200 only has two memory slots.
0.2" smaller screen size Edit
The Nikon D5200 is a 3" screen digital camera, whereas the Nikon D7200 is a 3.2" screen digital camera (0.2" larger). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

A lot lower display resolution Edit
The Nikon D5200 has a display resolution of 921,000 pixels, but the Nikon D7200 is a 1,228,800 pixels display resolution digital camera (307,800 pixels higher).
21% lower lens magnification ratio Edit
The Nikon D5200 has a lens magnification ratio of 0.78x, however the Nikon D7200 is a 0.94x lens magnification ratio digital camera (0.16x higher). Read more

The lens magnification ratio is the ratio between the true size of the object being photographed and the size of the object when projected on to the camera's sensor.

A higher lens magnification ratio is important for macro photography as it allows you to focus on very small object very close to the lens.

Six hundred and ten less shots per battery charge Edit
The number of shots per battery charge on the Nikon D5200 is 500.00, but the Nikon D7200 only takes 1110.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Less retailers
Only 8 retailers sells the Nikon D5200, whereas 41 retailers sell the Nikon D7200. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
One month older
The Nikon D5200 is older than the Nikon D7200 by one month.
Worse selling
The Nikon D5200 ranks No. 36523 by sales volume, however the Nikon D7200 ranks No. 11820.
Lower expert review Score
The Nikon D5200's average expert rating is 81%, however the Nikon D7200's is 86% (based on 66 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
26% heavier Edit
The Nikon D7200 is a 675g digital camera. That's 170g heavier than the Nikon D5200 (675g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

£280 more expensive
The Nikon D7200 is more expensive than the Nikon D5200 by £280.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Nikon D7200 has received 13 awards, the Nikon D5200 has received 17 awards.
Moderately Lower user review Score
The Nikon D7200's average user rating is 94%, however the Nikon D5200's is 96% (based on 842 reviews).

Awards

17 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
Akam.no: Recommended
Camera Labs: Highly Recommended
camerastuffreview.com/nl/: Good Stuff
DP Review: Silver
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
hardwarezone.com.ph: Recommended
Lydogbilde.no: Especially Recommended 5 Star
lydogbillede.dk: Especially Recommended 5 Star
onfoto.ru: Silver
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
vido.com.ua: Recommended
What Digital Camera: Gold
13 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
Digital Versus: 5 Star
digitalone.com.sg: Editor's Choice
DP Review: Silver
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
Expert Reviews: Best Buy
ljudochbild.se: Especially Recommended
Lydogbilde.no: Especially Recommended 6 star
lydogbillede.dk: Especially Recommended 6 Star
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
Pocket Lint: Recommended
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
tomsguide.com: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
 SLR
Megapixel Count
24.1MP 24.2MP
BEST
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 4496 x 3000
 6000 x 4000
 4496 x 3000
 6000 x 4000
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 6000 x 4000
 6000 x 4000
Image Format
 RAW
 JPG
 EXIF
 RAW
 JPG
 EXIF
Full-Frame Sensor Size
23.5 x 15.6 23.5 x 15.6
Total Megapixel Count
24.71MP 24.72MP
BEST
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
Sensor Format
 DX
 DX
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
BEST

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.8x
Maximum Aperture
22 22
Minimum Aperture
3.5 3.5
Maximum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 210mm
Minimum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 27mm
Focal Length Range
18 - 200 18 - 105
Lens Structure
Unknown - Click to provide data 15/11
Lens Mount Interface
 Nikon F
 Nikon F
Aspheric Element
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Diaphragm Blades
7 7
Filter Size
62mm 67mm
Lens Mount
 Bayonet
 Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 spot
 centre weighted
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 selective
 servo
 Selective Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 spot
 centre weighted
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 selective
 servo
 Selective Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
 Auto focus lock
 Auto focus lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto focus assist beam
Auto Focus Point
39 51
BEST
Focus Points Selection
 Auto
 Auto
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Speed
 64
 80
 100
 400
 640
 800
 6400
 12800
 25600
 25
 64
 80
 100
 400
 640
 800
 6400
 12800
 25600
 25
Maximum ISO Speed
6,400 25,600
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
100 100
Auto Exposure Lock
 Auto exposure lock
 Auto exposure lock
Light Metering Mode
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Partial
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Partial
Light Exposure Correction
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
30s 30s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Mode
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Forced off
 Second curtain synchro
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Forced off
 Second curtain synchro
Flash Sync-Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1s
Flash Exposure Compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Flash exposure compensation
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
Shoe Mounting Point
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Shoe mounting point

Video

Full HD Video
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD video
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
60fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Format
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
BEST
Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 960 x 540
 640 x 424
 640 x 360
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 960 x 540
 640 x 424
 640 x 360
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x424@30fps
 640x424@25fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x424@30fps
 640x424@25fps
BEST
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST
Voice Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice recording
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Memory Slot
1 2
BEST

Display

Screen Size
3" 3.2"
BEST
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touch sensitive screen
Display Resolution
921,000 pixels 1,228,800 pixels
BEST
Second Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Second display

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
0.78x 0.94x
BEST
Viewfinder
 Optical
 Optical

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
Microphone in Socket
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in socket
HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0

Camera

GPS
Unknown - Click to provide data
 GPS
White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Direct sunlight
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Direct sunlight
Photo Effect
 Muted
 Negative film
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Split screen
 Black&White
 Muted
 Negative film
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Split screen
 Black&White
Self-Timer
2,5,10,20 2,5,10,20
Calendar
 Calendar
Unknown - Click to provide data
Multi-Shot Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Multi-shot mode
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
Dioptre Correction
 Dioptre correction
 Dioptre correction
Anti-Dust Function
 Anti-dust function
 Anti-dust function
Image Editing Mode
 Trimming
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Crop
 Trimming
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Crop
Camera File System
 DCF 2.0
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
Live View
 Live view
 Live view
Tripod Mount
 Tripod mount
 Tripod mount
Playback Mode
 Highlights
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Highlights
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Direct Printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Direct printing
Diopter Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data -2 - 1
Eye Relief
Unknown - Click to provide data 19.5mm
Scene Mode
 Beach
 Snow
 Candlelight
 Children
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Food
 Beach
 Snow
 Candlelight
 Children
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Food
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
505g
BEST
675g
Height
98mm 106.5mm
Depth
78mm 76mm
Width
129mm 135.5mm
Lens Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 420g
Lens Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 89mm
Lens Diameter
Unknown - Click to provide data 76mm
Weight Including Battery
555g Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 1
Battery Size
EN-EL14 EN-EL15
Battery Capacity
1,030mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Shot Per Battery Charge
500 shots 1,110 shots
BEST
Battery Voltage
7.4V Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
0 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Cable
 USB
 AV
BEST
 USB
 AV
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Included Battery Charger
 Included battery charger
 Included battery charger
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi connectivity
Near Field Communication
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near field communication

Other Features

Video Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video recording
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash

Technical Details

Image Processor
 EXPEED 4
 EXPEED 4
Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Self-timer
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