Nikon D3300 vs Nikon D5200

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Nikon D5200 is better than Nikon D3300

Comparing Nikon D3300 vs D5200, Nikon D5200 has the following superior features that makes it an ideal camera; 2.61% larger sensor, 2.96% more megapixels (main camera), 28 more focus points, has a flip-out screen, 2.5× better video recording quality (main camera), 2 better image quality, has phase detection autofocus for photos and has a stereo microphone.

Nikon D3300 vs Nikon D5200: DESIGN

In this review of D3300 vs D5200, the two cameras have the following features;

Resolution; Nikon D3300 has 1175 × 784px whereas Nikon D5200 has 1176 × 784px.

Pixel density; Nikon D3300 has 333.2ppi whereas Nikon D5200 has 471ppi.

Flip-out screen; Nikon D5200 has a flip-out screen.

More viewfinder coverage; Nikon D3300 and Nikon D5200 have 95%

Optical viewfinder; Nikon D3300 and Nikon D5200 have optical viewfinder.

Bottom line: Nikon D5200 is better as it has a flip-out screen.

Nikon D3300 vs Nikon D5200: OPTICS

When we compare Nikon D5500 vs D3300, we get the following features in terms of optics.

AF tracking; Nikon D3300 and Nikon D5200 have AF tracking.

Focus points; Nikon D3300 has 11 whereas Nikon D5200 has 39.

Sensor size; Nikon D3300 has 23.2 × 15.4mm whereas Nikon D5200 has 23.5 × 15.6mm

Maximum light sensitivity; Nikon D3300 and Nikon D5200 have 25600 ISO

Phase detection autofocus for photos; Nikon D5200 has this feature.

Megapixels; Nikon D3300 has 24MP whereas Nikon D5200 has 24.71MP.

Bottom line: Nikon D5200 is better as it has higher focus points and sensor size.

Nikon D3300 vs Nikon D5200: VIDEOGRAPHY

In terms of Nikon D3300 vs Nikon D5200, the two cameras have the following;

Video recording (main camera); Nikon D3300 has 1080 × 24fps whereas Nikon D5200 has 1080 × 60fps.

Phase detection autofocus for videos; Nikon D3300 and Nikon D5200 have this feature.

Continuous autofocus when recording movies; Nikon D3300 and Nikon D5200 have this feature.

Timelapse function; Nikon D5200 has this feature.

24P cinema mode; Nikon D3300 and Nikon D5200 have this feature.

Bottom line: Nikon D5200 is better in videography as it has better recording video quality and has timelapse function.

Nikon D3300 vs Nikon D5200: AUDIO

Stereo microphone; Nikon D5200 has a stereo microphone.

Microphone input; Nikon D3300 and Nikon D5200 have microphone inputs.

Bottom line: Nikon D5200 has better audio features.

Nikon D3300 vs Nikon D5200: BATTERY

When we compare battery features of D5200 vs D3300; we note the following differences;

Battery life (CIPA); Nikon D3300 has 700shots whereas Nikon D5200 has 500shots.

Battery power; Nikon D3300 has 1500mAh whereas Nikon D5200 has 1030mAh.

Removable battery; Nikon D3300 and Nikon D5200 have removable batteries

Battery level indicator; Nikon D3300 and Nikon D5200 have battery level indicators.

Rechargeable battery; Nikon D3300 and Nikon D5200 have rechargeable batteries.

Bottom line: Nikon D3300 is better in terms of battery features.

Nikon D3300 vs Nikon D5200: KEY FEATURES

The key features of D5200 vs D3300 include;

Image quality; Nikon D3300 has 82 whereas Nikon D5200 has 84.

Noise; Nikon D3300 has Nikon D3300 has 1385 ISO whereas Nikon D5200 has 1284 ISO

Colour depth; Nikon D3300 has 24.3bits whereas Nikon D5200 has 24.2bits

Dynamic range; Nikon D3300 has 12.8Evs whereas Nikon D5200 has 13.9Evs.

External memory slot; Nikon D3300 and Nikon D5200 have external memory slots.

Bottom line: Nikon D3300 is better in terms of key features.

Conclusion

Nikon D5200 is a better camera when we compare Nikon D5 vs Nikon D3300 because it has a larger sensor and better video recording quality which are core features of a good camera.