Nikon 24.1MP D5200 with optional WiFi

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Perfect for Photographers Passionate
About Taking Pictures

Designed to stimulate your creative side. From beautiful still images to silky smooth Full HD videos, its a camera that empowers your expressive freedom, helping you acquire your own unique vision of the world. The inspiring D5200 is perfect for photographers who are passionate over photography and have a desire to try out experiments with the superior features of the camera.

Impressive photo and video quality combined with an adaptable vari-angle LCD screen lets photographers release their creative abilities.

Breath-taking picture quality The D5200 shares its scene recognition, metering sensor and AF system with the D7000 series cameras, giving it a new height of performance along with greatly enhanced photo quality.

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The outstanding accuracy of an 39-point autofocus system along with nine cross-type image sensors furnishes razor sharp pics by precisely focusing on your chosen subject. In the meantime, the RGB , 2,016-pixel metering sensor delivers precise information to the Scene Recognition System and optimizes autofocus, exposure and white balance instantaneously before releasing the shutter.

The middle-range DX-format, 24.1 mp Nikon D5200 is engineered to show off your creativeness. From beautiful still images to silky smooth Full HD video, this camera brings out your expressive freedom, allowing you to capture your very own unique look of the planet.

The stimulating Nikon D5200 is perfect for those photographers passionate about taking pictures and want to conduct experiments with the superior features of this camera. The impressive photo and video quality together with a flexible vari-angle LCD screen lets users release their creative potential.

It is camera number three in this series, coming after the D5000 and D5100, the fresh new Nikon D5200 delivers a colossal leap in quality of images. Additionally the 24.1-mp DX-format CMOS image sensor creates fine in depth images, the newly created EXPEED 3 imaging processor delivers high-speed functions and excellent, rich color reproduction along with enhanced video recording. A high (100-6400 expandable to 25600 high ISO sensitivity ) delivers brilliant photographs in near dark and poorly lit situations along with producing crisp photographs of quick moving subjects.

Create images from any angle
The flexible 3-inch vari-angle LCD screen delivers the ultimate in flexibility and freedom to capture beautiful pictures and videos from virtually any stance. You can turn, flip or tilt the swivel screen to obtain extremely creative with your photos. Additionally, the D5200 is a smartly designed camera that's lightweight featuring superior ergonomics and intuitive menus, making it pure pleasure to operate and shoot with.

Inspiring Effects and Scene modes
Become even more original using the D5200 Effects mode. An array of seven unique effects: Miniature,, Selective Color, Color Sketch, Silhouette, Night Vision along with Low and High Key can be applied using real time to photos and movies using Live View letting you see how your final creation is going to look before you press the shutter. In addition, on-board D-lighting and HDR (High Dynamic Range ) acquire detailed photos of high-contrasted scenes, expanding creative possibilities. You can also choose from 16 unique Scene modes - which optimize camera settings, like aperture ,shutter speed, and ISO to the circumstances you are photographing. It is terrific for a quick photo or if you're still gaining knowledge about DSLR photography.

Distinctive HD Video
Effortlessly switch between still shooting and Full HD video featuring (up to 60i/50i) smooth capture at the flip of a switch. The camera's subject tracking of subjects in motion using three dimensions, along with a full time servo autofocus (AF-F), assures focus of subjects on the movie all through filming. In addition, capturing movies you can be pleased with can be accomplished with in-camera-movie editing along with the camera's on-board stereo microphone.

Wireless sharing connectivity
Transmitting images wirelessly from the D5200 to an Android or Apple smart device made available by using the available WU-1a Mobile Wireless Adapter. Meaning you can proudly share photos friends using email and social networking for instant responses. In addition, you can control your camera by remote using a smart device to assist in taking beautiful images without disturbing your subjects. Nov 6, 2012  ✓

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Specifications
Body type Compact SLR  
Sensor
Max resolution 6000 x 4000  
Other resolutions 4496 x 3000, 2992 x 2000  
Image ratio w:h 3:2  
Effective pixels 24.1 megapixels  
Sensor photo detectors 24.7 megapixels  
Sensor size APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)  
Sensor type CMOS  
Processor Expeed 3  
Image
ISO Auto, 100 - 6400 (25600 with boost)  
White balance presets 12  
Custom white balance Yes (5)  
Image stabilization No  
Uncompressed format RAW  
JPEG quality levels Fine, Normal, Basic  
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
 
Digital zoom No  
Manual focus Yes  
Number of focus points 39  
Lens mount Nikon F mount  
Focal length multiplier 1.5  
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fully articulated  
Screen size 3"  
Screen dots 921,000  
Touch screen No  
Screen type TFT LCD monitor  
Live view Yes (With contrast-detect AF, face detection and subject tracking)  
Viewfinder type Optical (pentamirror)  
Viewfinder coverage 95 %  
Viewfinder magnification 0.78  
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec  
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 sec  
Aperture priority Yes  
Shutter priority Yes  
Manual exposure mode Yes  
Subject / scene modes Yes  
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up)  
Flash range 12 m (at ISO 100)  
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe)  
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain  
Continuous drive Yes (3, 5 fps)  
Self-timer Yes (2, 5, 10 or 20 sec)  
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
 
Exposure compensation 5 EV (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)  
AE Bracketing 2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)  
WB Bracketing Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)  
Videography features
Format
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
 
Microphone Stereo  
Speaker Mono  
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps)  
Videography notes 1920 x 1080, 60i (59.94 fields/s)/ 50i (50 fields/s), high/normal 1920 x 1080, 30 p (progressive)/25p/24p, high/normal  
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC  
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)  
HDMI Yes (Mini Type C)  
Wireless Optional  
Remote control Yes (Optional ML-L3 or WR-R10)  
Physical
Environmentally sealed No  
Battery Battery Pack  
Battery description Lithium-Ion EN-EL14 rechargeable battery & charger  
Weight (inc. batteries) 555 g (1.22 lb / 19.58 oz)  
Dimensions 129 x 98 x 78 mm (5.08 x 3.86 x 3.07")  
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes  
Timelapse recording Yes  
GPS Optional  
GPS notes GP-1


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Nikon D5200 DX DSLR Camera Reviewed by Gene Wright on . Rating: 5