- Resolution: 24.1 MP
- Screen size: 3 inch
- Sensor type: CMOS
- Type: DSLR
- Red Eye Reduction: Yes
- LCD Info Display: TFT
- Lens Kit: 18 - 55 mm + 50 - 200 mm
Nikon D5200: Offering a CMOS Sensor and Bundled Lens Kits
Nikon D5200 is the latest budget rendition from the company and looks like a highly promising camera for the beginners and experienced professionals, alike. The specs sheet concerning this gadget is featured as follows:
The Nikon D5200 has a 24MP image sensor to boast of, working in unison with the Expeed 3 image processor. Maximum image resolution offered by this gadget is 6000x4000 pixels. Other image resolutions are offered with the lowest being 2992x2000 pixels. Image ratio in 3:2 is supported by this APS-C sensor measuring 23.5mmx15.60mm in terms of dimensions. The featured CMOS sensor provides an ISO sensitivity range of 100-6400 besides supporting the Auto mode. This upper limit can be expanded up to 25600 with the boost turned on. 12 white balance presets are packed along in addition the 5 custom white balance modes. RAW uncompressed format is featured besides multiple JPEG quality levels in Fine, Normal and Basic. Nikon F is the featured lens mount with the focal length multiplying limit of up to 1.5X. Both manual focus and autofocus are featured with 39 points to rely upon.
In terms of imagery, the Nikon D5200 sports a shutter speed range of 30-1/4000 sec. Apart from this; aperture and shutter priority modes are featured. Multiple subject or scene modes are included in addition to the manual exposure mode and the built-in flash. The Nikon D5200 exhibits a flash range of up to 12.00m, at ISO 100. Hot-shoe comes back into the picture, supporting external flash. Burst shooting at 3 frames per second is also supported. Self-timer comes into play with a 20 second limit. Metering modes are packed in as well besides exposure compensation and AE bracketing.
The Nikon D5200 can easily capture Full HD or 1080p videos at 60 frames per second. Other resolutions in HD and 424p are supported as well at 60 and 30 frames per second. Supported video formats include MPEG-4 and H.264. Multiple Videography notes are supported as well for all the resolutions in scope. Stereo microphone is featured as well in addition to the Mono speaker.
The Nikon D5200 boasts of a fully articulated screen measuring 3 inches. The offered resolution is 921K dots. Live View is also supported by the TFT LCD monitor. In terms of viewfinder, the Nikon D5200 packs in the optical Penta-mirror with a magnifying limit of 0.78X and 95 percent coverage.
Connectivity and Storage
USB 2.0 is supported by this camera in addition to the Mini HDMI port. Wireless connectivity is showcased but optional in nature. In terms of storage, the Nikon D5200 supports digital card formats like SD, SDHC and SDXC.
Build and Battery
The Nikon D5200 measures 129mmx98mmx78mm in terms of dimensions and weighs 555g as well. Powering the gadget is a Li-Ion EN-EL14 rechargeable battery module.
The AF-S 18-55mm VR Lens and AF-S DX VR Zoom-NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED Twin Lens kits are paired along with the Nikon D5200. The former offered Vibration Reduction with F/3.5-5.6G as the lens aperture. The NIKKOR mount comes with extended autofocus, vibration reduction and DX.
Nikon D5200 Rivals:
Canon EOS 1200D
Canon EOS 1100D