The Nikon D5200 is an upper entry-level DSLR that improves on the D5100 by offering a 24MP CMOS sensor, 1080i60 movie capability, a side-articulated 921K dot 3.0" tilt/swivel LCD and new processing filters. The D5200 is also equipped with a significantly upgraded AF system, based around the same Multi-Cam 4800DX AF sensor that is used in the D7000, and the same 2016-pixel RGB metering sensor. The D5200 is also compatible with Nikon's optional WU-1b WiFi module.
|Body type||Compact SLR|
|Max resolution||6000 x 4000|
|Effective pixels||24.1 megapixels|
|Sensor size||APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)|
|ISO||Auto, 100 - 6400 (25600 with boost)|
|Lens mount||Nikon F mount|
|Focal length mult.||1.5×|
|Articulated LCD||Fully articulated|
|Min shutter speed||30 sec|
|Max shutter speed||1/4000 sec|
|USB||USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)|
|Weight (inc. batteries)||555 g (1.22 lb / 19.58 oz)|
|Dimensions||129 x 98 x 78 mm (5.08 x 3.86 x 3.07″)|
The Nikon D5200 is a solid performer that delivers excellent image quality and impressive high ISO performance along with an articulated screen and a control interface appropriate for users stepping up to a DSLR.
Good for: Users who demand the utmost in image detail at low ISO values and videographers who can make use of uncompressed video footage.
Not so good for: Photographers who work primarily in live view and videographers who want high quality 60i output.