Nikon D5200 Specs & Review

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The long-awaited Nikon D5200 finally made its debut on 2013-05-16, bringing with it a completely upgraded set of incredible specs compared with its predecessor. Knowing all camera important, convincing and remarkable improvements. The relatively small price is very affordable and user-friendly. Advanced camera was presented on 2013-05-16. But it's still best-selling, sophisticated and up-to-date. We also liked the fantastic image quality that the 24 megapixels APS-C CMOS sensor provides. A wide ISO range helps the photographer master any environmental situation. From a clean ISO 100 to a excellent 6,400 (boosted to25600), the Nikon D5200 provides minimal noise and maximum quality. The 24 megapixels images it can capture are among the best in its class, as is the available lens ecosystem. Its 3″-inch 921k dots LCD (sans touchscreen) flips upward 180 degrees for fantastic selfies. The display performs well in bright light and is very high-res (921k dots dots). This is a important addition to the Nikon D5200 simple to use 5.0 fps continuous shooting via the use of Speed Continuous mode, which is very useful for traveling.

One key spurious advantage of the Nikon D5200 over other DSLRs is its in-body image stabilisation. I found this worked well. It’s wonderfully executed and is so simply to use. Handling is an intangible quality that doesn't show up on the spec sheet, but the upstanding Nikon D5200 felt impressive and is the easiest-to-use, noteworthy excellent camera I've tried. Intuitive, superb and stylish design makes camera operation a thing of beauty. Images were generally colorful and stunning, particularly at lower ISO settings, although images do appear a bit softer than some of its competition. Picture quality is very appealing, with punchy colour, impressive dynamic range and good retention of detail. Make a superb photos discovering an upstanding wide dynamic range, but with smaller noise and fantastic color gradation than ever before. It uses a 39 point AF system which delivers accurate and fast focus when you need it. Autofocus performance is as good as you could hope for: it’s silent and goes about its business accurately.

The camera can also capture 4K video, as well as super slow-motion clips at an detailed multiple frames per second. You do at least get both microphone and headphone sockets, along with full manual control of exposure. You can connect the camera to an HDMI device such as an external recorder or HDTV. The camera's weight (555g) is very optimal, so it's good for people traveling a lot, for studio and other occasions. We really liked the long battery life of the Nikon D5200, which can take more than 500 shots per charge. The camera works with EN-EL14 batteries, which has enough for 500 shots. The camera uses common SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards. Compact, intuitive and available in large quantity. Still, the Nikon D5200 is an beautiful, awesome and incredible DSLR camera.

Nikon D5200 Specs

Here you can find all Nikon D5200 specs and params.


ModelNikon D5200
Body TypeCompact SLR

DxO Sensor Scores

DxO Overall Score84
DxO Color Depth24.2
DxO Dynamic Range13.9
DxO Low Light ISO1284


Sensor Resolution24 megapixels
Sensor SizeAPS-C
Sensor TypeCMOS
Sensor Dimensions23.5 x 15.6 mm
Sensor Area366.60mm2
Max Image Resolution6000 x 4000
Min Native ISO100
Max Native ISO6,400
Max Boosted ISO25600
RAW Supporttrue


Lens MountNikon F
Number of Lenses286
Manual Focustrue
Focal Length Multiplier1.5×
Macro Focus Rangen/a


ViewfinderOptical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder Coverage95%
Viewfinder Resolutionno electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Magnification0.52


Display TypeFully Articulated
Display TechnologyTFT LCD monitor
Display Size3″
Display Resolution921k dots
Live Viewtrue
Touch Screenfalse

Photography Features

Min Shutter Speed30s
Max Shutter Speed1/4000s
Continuous Shooting5.0 fps
Shutter Prioritytrue
Aperture Prioritytrue
Manual Exposure Modetrue
Exposure CompensationYes
Custom White Balancetrue
Image Stabilizationfalse
Built-in Flashtrue
External Flashtrue
Flash Range12.00 m (at ISO 100)
Flash ModesAuto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Max Flash Sync1/200s
WB Bracketingtrue
AE Bracketingtrue

Exposure Modes

Center Weightedtrue


Touch Autofocusfalse
Continuous Autofocustrue
Single Autofocustrue
Tracking Autofocustrue
Selective Autofocustrue
Center Autofocusfalse
Multi Area Focustrue
Live View Focustrue
Face Detection Autofocustrue
Contrast Autofocustrue
Phase Detection Autofocustrue
Number of Autofocus Points39
Number of Cross Focus Points9

Video Features

Video Resolutions1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps)
Max Video Resolution1920 x 1080
Video FormatsMPEG-4, H.264
Microphone Intrue
Headphone Outfalse


WiFi ConnectivityOptional
USBUSB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Outtrue


Camera Weight555g
Body Dimensions129 x 98 x 78mm
Environmental Sealingfalse
Water Prooffalse
Dust Prooffalse
Shock Prooffalse
Crush Prooffalse
Freeze Prooffalse
Battery ModelEN-EL14
Battery Life500 shots
Battery TypeBattery Pack

Other Features

Self TimerYes (2, 5, 10 or 20 sec)
Storage TypeSD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots1
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