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Nikon D5200 Indoor Crops

24 Megapixels24 MegapixelsSingle Lens ReflexSingle Lens ReflexHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Neocamera detailed reviewNeocamera detailed reviewDiscontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Indoor Crops

The Nikon D5200 is compared to the Nikon D3200
Nikon D3200
which also has a 24 megapixels sensor. All images below are 100% unmodified crops from their respective cameras. ISO, aperture and WB were set on the camera, with remaining settings left on automatic. The D5200 had the Nikkor AF-S DX 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6G VR
Nikkor AF-S DX 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6G VR
lens while the D3200 had the Nikkor AF-S DX 17-55mm F/2.8G IF-ED
Nikkor AF-S DX 17-55mm F/2.8G IF-ED
. Unfortunately, this was the only lens available with the D5200. Despite custom white-balance registering perfect white on a target white-balance card, colors still look off in certain areas. This indicates an uneven color response from the D5200.

Despite noise-reduction being turned off for both cameras, they clearly apply an increasing amount at each ISO. This explains why things get gradually softer and does a decent job at hiding image noise. ISO 1600 is where noise becomes disruptive. By 3200, possible print sizes are limited. The expanded ISO 12800 setting is usable for emergencies, while 25600 is beyond that.

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Nikon D5200
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By on 2013/05/14
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Nikon D5200 Facts


SLR digital camera

Sensor-Size: 24 x 16mm

APS-C Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

24 Megapixels DSLRISO 100-25600
Nikon F Mount
1.5X FLM
Shutter 1/4000-30s
95% Coverage
Small Viewfinder
Full manual controls, including Manual Focus
Built-in Dust ReductionCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
5 FPS Drive, 100 ImagesSpot-Metering
1920x1080 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingHot-Shoe
3" LCD 920K PixelsStereo audio input
Lithium-Ion Battery
Secure Digital Extended Capacity
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