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Nikon D5300 VS. Nikon D7200
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Nikon D5300 vs. Nikon D7200

September 9, 2019
                         
Bottom line: Which one is better?

When we compare Nikon D5300 vs D7200, the following features of Nikon D7200 defines its uniqueness; 2.53% more megapixels (main camera), 12 more focus points, 20% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format, 510shots longer battery life, weather sealed, 50% faster maximum shutter speed, has phase detection autofocus for videos and a built-focus motor.

DESIGN

This review of D5300 vs D7200 describes the design of the two cameras as follows;

Weather sealed; Nikon D7200 is weather sealed.

Flip-out screen; Nikon D5300 has a flip-out screen.

Built-in focus motor; Nikon D7200 has a built-in focus motor.

More viewfinder coverage; Nikon D5300 has 95% whereas Nikon D7200 has 100%.

Optical viewfinder; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D7200 have optical viewfinders.

Bottom Line design
Nikon D7200 is a better camera because it has a better design.
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OPTICS

Optic features of Nikon D7200 vs D5300 include;

AF tracking; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D7200 have AF tracking.

Focus points; Nikon D5300 has 39 whereas Nikon D7200 has 51

Sensor size; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D7200 have 23.5 x 15.6mm

Maximum light sensitivity; the two cameras have maximum light sensitivities of 25600 ISO.

Phase detection autofocus for photos; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D7200 have this feature.

Megapixels; Nikon D5300 has 24.1MP whereas Nikon D7200 has 24.71MP.

Bottom Line optics
Nikon D7200 is a better camera as it has a bigger sensor size and more megapixels.
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VIDEOGRAPHY

Video recording (main camera); Nikon D5300 and Nikon D7200 have 1080 x 60fps.

Phase detection autofocus for videos; Nikon D7200 has this feature.

Continuous autofocus when recording movies; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D7200 have this feature.

Timelapse function; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D7200 have timelapse function.

24P cinema mode; Nikon D7200 has a 24P cinema mode.

Bottom Line videography
Nikon D7200 is better in videography as it has Phase detection autofocus for videos and a 24P cinema mode.
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AUDIO

Stereo microphone; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D7200 have stereo microphones.

Microphone input; Nikon D7200 has a microphone input.

Socket for a 3.5mm audio jack; Nikon D7200 has this feature.

Bottom Line audio
Nikon D7200 is a better camera as it has better audio features.
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BATTERY

Battery life (CIPA); Nikon D5300 has 600shots whereas Nikon D7200 has 1110shots.

Removable battery; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D7200 have removable batteries.

Battery level indicator; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D7200 have battery level indicators.

Rechargeable battery; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D7200 have rechargeable batteries.

Bottom Line battery
Nikon D7200 is a better camera as it has a better battery life.
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KEY FEATURES

External memory slot; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D7200 have external memory slots.

WIFI; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D7200 have WIFI

802.11N WIFI connection; Nikon D7200 has this feature.

Remote control; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D7200 have remote controls

Accelerometer; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D7200 have accelerometers.

GPS; Nikon D5300 has GPS.

Bottom Line key features
Nikon D5300 and Nikon D7200 have an equal percentage share in key features.
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Conclusion

A comparison of Nikon D5300 vs Nikon D7200 brings us to a conclusion that indeed Nikon D7200 is better than Nikon D5300.

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