Canon 5200

Nikon D5200 24.1MP Digital SLR Review Features Design Imaging & More

Nikon D5200 24.1MP Digital SLR

Nikon D5200 24.1MP Digital SLR


8.0 /10


9.0 /10

Imaging and Lens

9.4 /10

Features and modes

8.3 /10


  • Articulated Rear Screen
  • ISO Sensitivity & Noise
  • Image processing
  • Stereo mic


  • Lack of Aperture customization in video
  • Small image buffer

The Nikon D5200 is one of the feature laden variant in the DSLR lineup that Nikon has to offer,the company is famous for making power packed and feature rich DSLR’s for everyone who may be a an amateur or wants to do some serious professional photography.

This camera lies in between those two genres and hence can be used by both of the type of people and deliver on their requirements.

Lets find out the Technical Aspects and Specifications and Features of Nikon D5200


  • Camera Dimensions:31 x 19.5 x 20.8 cm
  • Display Screen Size: 3.2 Inches
  •  Camera Megapixel: 24.1 megapixels
  •  Video Capture Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  •  Expeed 3 image Processor with CMOS chip
  •  Nikkor Lens with 1080p HD Video Recording

Those are some really impressive technical specifications,how about we elaborate the features in typical slyderr fashion,

Lets go,


The Nikon D5200 feels and looks much like its predecessors with slight tweaks here and there,it is a powerful device but is surely not heavy and fits rather comfortably with people who have small hands or the ones with big hands.

Hence the gripping of the device is good given that it has a nice rubberized thumb rest on the back of the device,There is an optical viewfinder on the device and even the vari angled LCD monitor can be used to capture the shots.

There is a 4 way controller on the back of the camera which is just beside the angled screen and the battery slot is provided on the bottom of the camera.

The lens provide with Nikon D5200 can be attached to the camera with a assuring mechsnical click to ensure that it has been placed properly as well as it gives it vibration reduction as well.

The camera is well made and can be used roughly and even be used with a single hand as it does not weigh that much but is surely recommended to be used with both the hands for optimum experience.


The Nikon Camera has a fully articulated LCD screen which has a screen size of 3.2 inches and is hinged at the side rather at the bottom as usually seen with most hinged screen’s.

The screen is quite versatile with 920k dot resolution and offers great flexibility and can be rotated either horizontally or even vertically when you fold it out which provides better shooting experience and also ease of access to the image if you are not using the viewfinder.

Display is even coated in anti glare coating which ensures that you can easily operate this screen when shooting outside in bright daylight.

The vari-angled LCD screen is great and offers great experience and can be used as live view as well.

Canon 5200 display

Photo: Nikon


When talking about lens and imaging this camera surely does not disappoint as has Nikkor lens with CMOS chip which is capable of providing live feed and also helps in stabilizing and enhancing the image quality.

One can record full HD resolution videos with full quality stills at 5 frames per second which is amazing feature about this device.

The 24.1 megapixel camera has a 39 point auto focus system which can really target the object you are pointing at and not miss anything,the exposure of the Nikon D5200 is complemented by the 2,016 pixel light meter and also the EXPEED 3 which boosts the image sensing as well.

It can record videos at full 1080p HD resolution with a frame rate of 25 or 24 fps.The noise of the images are reduced significantly with a min shutter speed of 30 seconds and shots come out to be crispier and of great quality.

The AF-S 18-55 mm VR II Kit Lens provided with the camera provides extra stabilization with better results and improved Distance imagery and  exposure.


The Camera is surely a good and an really exceptional device and offers great features as well like the lens cleaning feature which automatically cleans the lens with high frequency vibrations to get rid of the dust particles,you can specify in in the options menu at what point of time would you prefer the cleaning operation to take place.

Like most of the DSLR devices out there you can easily select the shooting mode from the top of the Nikon D5200 which is a nice little dial and select either Manual,shutter,aperture or a variety of shoot modes within it.

The exposure button is placed beside the shutter which can be long pressed and the dial can be used to navigate through the settings,7 different types of filters are available which can be either applied to images or even videos and live feed can be use to view the changes made.

One more button next to the shutter is the ‘i’ which can be pressed to access the 14 different onscreen options.Nikon D5200

Photo: Nikon

You can WU-1a Adapter which is optional and it can act as an wireless transmitter to send images to your smart device and the camera can also be controlled from distance to capture image via the reciever,GP-1 unit can be added to the device which can record the exact location and time of the image.


Nikon D5200 is a really power packed device and shows that Nikon spenrt some good quality time developing this device whether it be the ergonomics and handling of the device and also the sensor chips which have gone inside the device and the fold-able display

The different lens compliment the device in the best possible way and the camera can capture your memories in the best possible quality with the option of wireless connectivity and Geo tagging as well,hence this device is a brilliant option when purchasing a camera.

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