• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot SD3500 IS
  • Nikon D5200
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Predecessor:   Nikon D5100
D5100 vs D5200
Successor:   Nikon D5300
D5200 vs D5300
General
Model Number: SD3500 IS D5200
Alternate Model Number(s): IXUS 210  
Camera Format: Ultra Compact SLR
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $329.99 $899.95
Street Price:   $519.95
Date Available: 2010-02-27 2013-01-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 5.6 oz (160 g)
includes batteries
29.2 oz (827 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 3.9 x 2.2 x 0.9 in.
(99 x 56 x 22 mm)
5.1 x 3.9 x 3.1 in.
(129 x 98 x 78 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Toshiba
Effective Megapixels: 14.1 24.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch APS-C
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.43 microns 3.92 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:   84
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):   24.2
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):   13.9
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):   1,284
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4320 x 3240 (14.0 MP, 4:3),
4320 x 2432 (10.5 MP, 16:9),
3456 x 2592 (9.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2144 x 1608 (3.4 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
4496 x 3000 (13.5 MP, 3:2),
2992 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2) JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (14-bit .NEF), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.7 4.9
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30)
640x480 (30)
320x240 (30)
1920x1080 (60i/​50i/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
640x424 (30p/​25p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: PCM) MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Nikon F
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens Nikkor AF-S DX 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 120mm 27 - 83mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.3 - 21.5mm 18 - 55mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) - f/5.9 (T) f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - 38 (T)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
28 cm to Infinity
11.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 - 50 cm
2.0 - 19.7 in
 
Filter Thread: n/a 52.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes No
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect with Face Detection; AiAF / 9 point, 1-point AF (fixed to centre) OVF: 39-point (9 cross type) TTL phase detection with 3D focus tracking by Nikon Multi-CAM 4800 DX; Live View: Contrast detect with Face-priority AF, wide-area AF, normal-area AF, subject-tracking AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   SLR type; eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.78x mag., 17.9mm eyepoint, -1.7 to +0.7 diopter, Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.52x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   0.78x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.5 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 461,000 dots 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   6400
Minimum ISO (native):   100
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600. Auto, 100 - 6400 in steps of 1/3 EV; expandable to 25600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom Auto, Incandescent, Fluorescent (7 types), Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Preset Manual; all except Preset Manual with fine tuning
Shutter Speed Range: 1/3000 - 15 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot (center), Face Detect AE 2016-pixel 3D Color Matrix Metering II, Color Matrix Metering II, Center-weighted, Spot (2.5% of frame)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: No Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Smart Shutter*, Low Light, Color Accent, Color Swap, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Creative Light Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter 16 Scene modes (Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close-up, Night Portrait, Night Landscape, Party/Indoor, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn, Pet Portrait, Candlelight, Blossom, Autumn Colors, Food); Effects (Selective Color, Miniature, High and Low Key, Silhouette, Color Sketch and Night Vision); In-camera HDR, Active D-Lighting
Self Timer: 2, 10, Custom seconds 2s, 5s, 10s, 20s; 1 to 9 exposures seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with red-eye reduction, fill-flash, red-eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync with red-eye reduction, rear-curtain with slow sync, rear-curtain sync, off; Advanced Wireless Lighting supported with SB-910, SB-900, SB-800 as master
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 12.0 m / 39.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 1.6 - 11 ft./50cm - 3.5m (W), 3.0 - 6.6 ft./90cm - 2.0m (T) Lens dependent; Approx. 39/12, 43/13 with manual flash (ft/m, ISO 100, 68F/20C)
Max Flash Sync:   1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation:   -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a ISO hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No Yes
Uncompressed Format:   RAW (14-bit .NEF), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: PCM) MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Optional: wired or wireless
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI Type C mini-HDMI with CEC, Accessory Terminal (MC-DC2 remote cord or GP-1 GPS unit), 3.5mm stereo mic jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 2.38 0.47
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):   0.52
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):   9
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.54
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 0.7 4.9
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   5.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   7
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   4.9
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   5
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.53 seconds 0.30 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.44 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):   1.40 seconds
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):   0.352 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.298 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.37 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.080 seconds 0.088 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):   OVF: Full AF shutter lag, Wide-area mode = 0.386s Live View: Full AF shutter lag = 1.4s Prefocused = 0.352
Startup Time: 2.0 seconds 0.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.3 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   4.0 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 220 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   500 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-6L Proprietary EL14 (7.4v, 1030mAh)
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-6L Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary EL14 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: Canon software suite Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, 3.5-inch Touch-screen LCD, 720p HD Movies, HDMI Output, Smart Auto, Low-Light Mode. Available in silver, pink, and black. Available in Black, Red or Bronze.