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Nikon D5200

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Nikon D5200 Review

With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Nikon D5200 number 56 across all digital cameras and number 87 in best selling cameras.
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953 Reviews + 17 Awards
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Features
Fully-Featured
88
Age
1 Year Old
86
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 86?

It has very good expert reviews and exceptional 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. Looking across the entire Canon camera range, the average reviews for all Canon cameras are also excellent.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
It 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
Discover new perspectives with the inspirational d5200.\

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Nikon digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 65 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for sports photography as well being very good for portrait photography, ranking number 63 in portrait photography cameras.
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Sports Photography
Very Good
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Wildlife Photography
Good
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
74
Landscape Photography
Very Good
76
Everyday Photography
Very Good

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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £619.85 to £334.99 in the last 28 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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17 Industry Awards

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

This digital camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from review websites Camera Labs, Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com, Lydogbillede.dk and Lydogbilde.no all of whom said that this Nikon digital camera was great.

Review sites Akam.no, Vido.com.ua, Trusted Reviews and Hardwarezone.com.ph all concluded that they would endorse this Nikon camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by review websites PC Mag, Reviewed.com and Photoreview.com.au all of whom decided that this digital camera was amazingly good.

This Nikon digital camera was given a "Silver" award by both websites Onfoto.ru and DP Review, both of which decided that this camera was very good.

This camera was given a "Gold" award by website What Digital Camera who decided that this digital camera was excellent.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on 53 expert reviews from sites including DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera and CNET.com the average expert rating of this camera is 81 out of 100.

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Excellent User Reviews

On average, people who bought this camera rated it as astonishingly good. 690 reviewers (81% of all 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. Owners think this Nikon camera is one of the better digital cameras.

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Nikon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 41,276 user and expert reviews (including 11,061 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has excellent ratings. 95% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

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We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Nikon D5200 and the United Kingdom price of £334.99 was the cheapest.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

Nikon released the D5200 in May 2016.

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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.

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 camera, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all cameras is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The Nikon D5200's sensor megapixels of 24.1MP is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 91% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average megapixels of all digital cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP.

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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 typical of many digital cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The ISO sensitivities (max) of digital cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Nikon D5200 of 25,600 is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 85% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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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 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

The weight of the Nikon D5200 of 505g is heavier than 83% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Nikon D5200 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon D5200 has a GPS (satellite), unlike 89% of digital cameras which do not have a GPS (satellite).

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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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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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Features Calendar

The Nikon D5200 features calendar. 86% of cameras do not feature calendar.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon D5200 has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon D5200 supports Wi-Fi. 69% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Nikon D5200 has an anti-dust function, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Supports Live View

The Nikon D5200 supports live view, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not support live view.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Nikon D5200 has a vari-angle LCD display. 83% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon D5200 features flash exposure compensation. 78% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon D5200 features brightness adjustment, unlike 78% of digital cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Microphone in

The Nikon D5200 has a microphone in. 88% of digital cameras do not have a microphone in.

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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|960 x 540|640 x 424|640 x 360 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on cameras.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon D5200 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Supports Custom Colours

The Nikon D5200 supports custom colours, unlike 94% of digital cameras which do not support custom colours.

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Smaller Than Average Eye Relief

Digital cameras have eye reliefs of between 8mm and 27mm, and the average eye relief is 19mm. The Nikon D5200's eye relief of only 17.9mm is in the smallest 26% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on digital cameras.

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

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

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Supports Video Capability

The Nikon D5200 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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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 eight times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Nikon D5200 of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 10% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Nikon D5200 features noise reduction, which is unusual. 91% of digital cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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3D

The Nikon D5200 is 3D, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras are not 3D.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon D5200 has an HDMI port, unlike 72% of digital cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Features Album Organization

The Nikon D5200 features album organization, unlike 95% of cameras which do not feature album organization.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Nikon D5200 has a shoe mounting point, unlike 89% of digital cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Not Waterproof

The Nikon D5200 is not waterproof, although this is within the context that 92% of digital cameras are also not waterproof.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Nikon D5200 has a carrying case. 88% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Nikon D5200 supports dioptic correction, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 610,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Nikon D5200 of 921,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 31% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon amzrefb0083cr, nikon amzrefb0084cr, nikon amzrefb0085cr, nikon d5200black, nikon vba350ae, nikon vba352ae, nikon f3556g, nikon 1503b, nikon 1501, dx1855g

Barcodes:

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