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Nikon D5200

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A fully featured and multi award winning SLR camera, with an Editor's Choice award from three expert review websites and 14 further awards from other expert sites
SLR 24.1MP 6000 X 4000 Pixels CMOS Dec 2012
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Nikon D5200 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Nikon D5200 number 45 across all digital cameras and number 136 in best selling cameras.
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Reviews
1,036 Reviews + 17 Awards
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Value for Money
Very Good
88
Features
Fully-Featured
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Age
4 Years Old
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has very good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 98% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received 17 awards including a "Highly Recommended" award from Camera Labs plus four other sites and a "Recommended" award from Akam.no plus three other sites. Leica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Nikon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
The D5200 has some great features:
Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available
6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 65 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 33 in portrait photography cameras as well being very good for everyday photography, ranking number 63 in everyday photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Excellent
67
Landscape Photography
Good
74
Everyday Photography
Very Good
67
Sports Photography
Good
93
Wildlife Photography
Excellent

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £269.99 on eBay 66 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 48% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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Nikon D5200 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

17 Industry Awards

Amongst digital cameras, this Nikon digital camera is one of the most awarded.

The experts at websites Camera Labs, Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com, Lydogbillede.dk and Lydogbilde.no all strongly endorse this camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The editors of websites Akam.no, Vido.com.ua, Trusted Reviews and Hardwarezone.com.ph all concluded that they would recommend this Nikon digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This digital camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from review sites Reviewed.com, Photoreview.com.au and PC Mag all of whom said that this camera was superb.

The writers at two additional expert review sites both thought that this Nikon camera was very good. This was from Onfoto.ru and DP Review who gave it an "Silver".

The editor of one additional expert review site said that this camera was exceptional and gave it one of their highest awards. This was from What Digital Camera who gave it an "Gold".

Good Expert Reviews

Based on 52 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and CNET.com the average expert rating of this Nikon digital camera is 81 out of 100.

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Excellent User Reviews

The average user rating of this camera is astoundingly good based on 984 user reviews. Over 80% of reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 98% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. This puts this digital camera in the top 12% of all the digital cameras when ranked by average user review score.

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Nikon Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 33,523 expert and user reviews (including 8,137 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, but is over 6 months old. However at £279.99 it is in the cheapest 44% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Nikon D5200 and the United Kingdom price of £279.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $382.20 (£508.63).

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since December 2012.

Features

Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available

Nikon offers over 90 own brand lenses for their SLR cameras including macro, fixed focal length and zoom lenses allowing for huge creative versatility. More lenses that fit Nikon SLR cameras are available from third party manufacturers such as Tamron and Sigma.

Nikon lens range

6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon D5200 has a maximum image resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels. That's 51% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Nikon D5200 of 24.1MP is higher than 92% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Nikon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (10mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on digital cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Nikon D5200 of 25,600 is higher than 86% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 13,000.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This Nikon digital camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Nikon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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Heavier Than Average

Digital cameras have weights of between 50g and 5.2kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Nikon D5200 of 505g is heavier than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 17% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon D5200 has a built-in flash. 67% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon D5200 has a self-timer, unlike 84% of digital cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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Supports Custom Colours

The Nikon D5200 supports custom colours. 95% of digital cameras do not support custom colours.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Nikon D5200 has a shoe mounting point, which is unusual. 90% of cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Nikon D5200 features noise reduction. 93% of digital cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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Has a Microphone in

The Nikon D5200 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon D5200 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 80% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon D5200 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 72% of digital cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon D5200 supports video capability. 68% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon D5200 has an HDMI port, unlike 73% of digital cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Nikon D5200 is 6000 x 4000. That's over nine times the resolution of a 1936 x 1288 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Nikon D5200 has a carrying case. 90% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 424 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon D5200 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 81% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Features Album Organization

The Nikon D5200 features album organization. 96% of digital cameras do not feature album organization.

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Smaller Than Average Eye Relief

The Nikon D5200's eye relief of only 17.9mm is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 77% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have eye reliefs of between 8mm and 27mm, and the average eye relief is 19mm.

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Not Waterproof

Like most other digital cameras, the Nikon D5200 is not waterproof. 92% of digital cameras are not waterproof.

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Features Calendar

The Nikon D5200 features calendar, which is unusual. 87% of digital cameras do not feature calendar.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Nikon D5200 has an external flash connector. 86% of digital cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Nikon D5200 has a vari-angle LCD display. 85% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Nikon D5200 supports dioptic correction, which is unusual. 91% of digital cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon D5200 has a tripod mount, unlike 75% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Supports Live View

The Nikon D5200 supports live view, which is unusual. 84% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Nikon D5200 has a GPS (satellite). 91% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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500 Battery Life

Most digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Nikon D5200 which takes 500 battery life.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon D5200's display diagonal of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 13% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

Digital cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 600,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Nikon D5200 of 921,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 71% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Nikon D5200 has an anti-dust function, which is unusual. 93% of digital cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon lenses range in aperture from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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Wide Range of Maximum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Wide Range of Closest Focusing Distances Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon camera has interchangeable lenses so the closest focusing distance depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of closest focusing distances are possible with this camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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