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Nikon D3200 vs Nikon D5100

Nikon D3200 vs D5100

Here are the main differences between the D3200 and the D5100

Feature D3200 D5100
     
Price w/ kit $699 $849
Pixels 24.2 16.2
ISO 100-6400 100-6400
Expandable ISO Hi 12,800 Hi-0.3
Hi-0.7
Hi-1 (ISO 12,800)
Hi-2 (ISO 25,600)
File Formats Compressed 12-bit NEF (RAW)
JPEG: JPEG-Baseline Compliant with fine (approx 1:4),
Normal (approx 1:8) or Basic (approx 1:16) Compression
NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single Photograph Recorded
in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG Formats
Compressed 14-bit NEF (RAW)
JPEG (Baseline Compliant)
Movie HD 1,920×1,080 / 30 fps
HD 1,920×1,080 / 25 fps
HD 1,920×1,080 / 24 fps
HD 1,280×720 / 60 fps
HD 1,280×720 / 50 fps
VGA 640×424 / 30 fps
VGA 640×424 / 25 fps
HD 1,920×1,080 / 30 fps
HD 1,920×1,080 / 24 fps
HD 1,280×720 / 30 fps
HD 1,280×720 / 24 fps
VGA 640×424 / 30 fps
Movie Audio Built-in, Built-in,
Scene Modes Auto
Auto [Flash Off] Child
Close-up
Landscape
Night Portrait
Portrait
Sports
Autumn Colors
Beach / Snow
Blossom
Candlelight
Child
Close-up
Dusk / Dawn
Food
Landscape
Night Landscape
Night Portrait
Party / Indoor
Pet Portrait
Portrait
Sports
Sunset
Exposure Bracketing no 3 frames ±2 EV in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 steps
Exp. Compensation ±5 EV in increments of 1/3EV ±5 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
While Balance Bracketing no 3 exposures
HDR mode no yes
Wi-Fi Nikon WU-1a, Eye-fi Eye-fi
Flip out screen no yes
Comes in red yes no
Battery life 540 shots 660 shots
Dimensions 5.0 in. (125mm) x 3.8 in. (96mm) x 3.1 in. (76.5mm) 5.0 in. (127mm) x 3.8 in. (96.5mm) x 3.1 in. (78.7mm)
Weight 16 oz. (455g) 19.7 oz. (560g)
They both have:
 
  • 4 FPS
  • 11 AF points
  • 1080p HD video
  • 3" 921,000 dot monitor (D5100 flips out)
  • no in-body focus motor
  • EN-EL14 battery
  • 1 sd card slot (supports SD, SDHC, SDXC)
  • 1/4000 and 30 second shutter speed

 

 

 

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