- Resolution: 24.1 MP
- Screen size: 3 inch
- Sensor type: CMOS
- Optical Zoom: 3x
- Digital Zoom: 3x
- Type: DSLR
- Wi-Fi: Yes
- Red Eye Reduction: Yes
- LCD Info Display: LCD
- Lens Kit: 18 - 55 mm + 35 mm
Nikon 5200: Featuring 12 White Balance Presets, a 24MP Sensor and Bundled Kits
Nikon as launched an upgraded version of the immensely popular D5100 that boasts of some dependable specs and a better low-light shooting repertoire. Here is a how the specs sheet looks like:
The Nikon 5200 brings together a 24MP image sensor and the Expeed 3 image processor for those brilliant clicks. This camera offers maximum image resolution of 6000x4000 pixels besides other formats as well. Image ratio in 3:2 is supported by this APS-C sensor, measuring 23.5mmx15.60mm. The CMOS image sensor packs in an ISO sensitive range of 100-6400 besides the Auto mode. 12 white balance presets are skillfully incorporated in addition to the 5 custom white balance modes. Uncompressed format in RAW is supported by this compact camera. JPEG quality levels are available in plenty with modes like Fine, Basic and Normal added into the mix.
Nikon F is the pre-existing lens mount with the focal length multiplication limit of up to 1.5X. Manual focus is supported by this camera in addition to the Autofocus and the built in modes. These include Contrast detect, Phase detect and many more. 39 focus points are also supported for better clarity.
The Nikon 5200 boasts of some exotic camera modes in shutter and aperture priority besides the manual exposure and scene modes. Shutter speed range of 30-1/4000 sec is featured by this camera. Flash support is available as the built-in spec. Flash range for the camera is 12.00m at ISO 100. External flash is available via Hot-Shoe. Multiple flash modes in Auto, On, Off and many more are supported by this DSLR. The Nikon 5200 allows burst shooting at 3 frames per second. 3 metering modes are supported in addition to the AE and WB bracketing.
The Nikon 5200 captured movies in Full HD or 1080p at 60 frames per second. This camera also supports HD or 424p in terms of video recording. Video formats in MPEG-4 and H.264 are supported as well. Several Videography notes in Full HD and HD are supported besides stereo microphone and the mono speaker.
A 3 inch fully articulated screen is featured by this gadget, with 921K dots in terms of offered resolution. The TFT LCD monitor also supports the Live View but the touch screen is given a miss. In terms of viewfinder, the Nikon 5200 sports an optical Penta-mirror with a magnifying limit of up to 0.78X. Viewfinder coverage is fixed at 95 percent.
Connectivity and Storage
The Nikon 5200 packs in the mini HDMI port, Type C in addition to the USB 2.0. Optional GPS and wireless connectivity are also included. Supported digital cards include SD, SDXC and SDHC formats.
Build and Design
The Nikon 5200 weighs 555g and boasts of the Li-Ion battery that is rechargeable in nature.
This camera comes bundled with AF-S 18-55mm VR Lens and AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G Twin Lens kits. The former provided assistance regarding Vibration reduction and 3X standard zoom. The later comes loaded with the SWM motor and the full time manual focus override.
Nikon D5200 Rivals:
Canon EOS 1200D
Canon EOS 1100D