• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • 35mm 858.0mm2
  • 33.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon D5200
  • Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 IV
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Predecessor: Nikon D5100
D5100 vs D5200
Sony A7 III
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Successor: Nikon D5300
D5200 vs D5300
 
General
Model Number: D5200 A7 IV
Alternate Model Number(s):   ILCE-7M4
Camera Format: SLR Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $899.95 $2500.00
Street Price: $496.95 $2,498.00
Date Available: 2013-01-30 2021-12-31
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 29.2 oz (827 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
23.2 oz (658 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.1 x 3.9 x 3.1 in.
(129 x 98 x 78 mm)
5.2 x 3.8 x 3.1 in.
(131 x 96 x 80 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Toshiba Sony
Effective Megapixels: 24.1 33.0
Sensor Format: APS-C 35mm
Sensor size: 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm) 858.01mm2 (35.90mm x 23.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.92 microns 5.12 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed None
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
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: 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
4496 x 3000 (13.5 MP, 3:2),
2992 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2)
7008 x 4672 (32.7 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
3504 x 2336 (8.2 MP, 3:2),
7008 x 3944 (27.6 MP, 16:9),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3504 x 1968 (6.9 MP, 16:9),
6224 x 4672 (29.1 MP, 4:3),
4096 x 3072 (12.6 MP, 4:3),
3120 x 2336 (7.3 MP, Other),
4672 x 4672 (21.8 MP, 1:1),
3072 x 3072 (9.4 MP, 1:1),
2336 x 2336 (5.5 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (14-bit .NEF), RAW+JPEG JPEG (8-bit), HEIF (10-bit), RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG, RAW+HEIF
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.9 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60i/​50i/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
640x424 (30p/​25p)
3840x2160 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (120p/​60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) XAVC S (Long GOP, H.264 MP4); XAVC HS (Long GOP, H.265 HEVC); XAVC S-I (All-Intra, H.264 MP4)
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon F Sony E
Lens: Nikkor AF-S DX 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Sony FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS SEL2870
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 83mm 28 - 70mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 28 - 70mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x 2.50x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - 38 (T) f/3.5-22 (W) / f/5.6-36 (T)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 28 cm to Infinity
11.0 in to Infinity
40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 52.0mm 55.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: No Yes
Digital Zoom Values: n/a Up to 4x; 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 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 Fast Hybrid 4D AF: 759 points (PDAF), 425 points (contrast-detection AF); Wide (759 points (PDAF), 425 points (CDAF))/Zone/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot/Tracking (Wide/Zone/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot); Touch AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD EVF / 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 EVF: 1.3 cm (0.5 type) 3.68M-dot UXGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, 23mm eyepoint from the eyepiece lens
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 3,686,400 dots (1,228,800 pixels)
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.52x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.78x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 3,680,000 dots
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes Yes
Selfie Screen: Yes Yes
Max Playback Zoom:   13.3x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 51200
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 6400 in steps of 1/3 EV; expandable to 25600 Auto, 100 - 51200, expandable to 50 - 204800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Incandescent, Fluorescent (7 types), Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Preset Manual; all except Preset Manual with fine tuning Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (4 settings), Flash, Custom, Color Temp./ Filter (2500-9900K with 57-step Magenta/Green and 29-step Amber/Blue compensation), Underwater
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 2016-pixel 3D Color Matrix Metering II, Color Matrix Metering II, Center-weighted, Spot (2.5% of frame) 1200-zone Evaluative Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot (Standard/Large), Entire Screen Avg., Highlight
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: 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 3 Custom Settings; Creative Look; Slow & Quick Motion; HDR: Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1-6 EV at 1.0 EV step)
Self Timer: 2s, 5s, 10s, 20s; 1 to 9 exposures seconds 2, 5, 10; 3/5 shots after 2/5/10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: 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 Auto, Fill Flash, Hi-Speed Sync, Off, Rear Sync, Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Sync
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 12.0 m / 39.4 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent; Approx. 39/12, 43/13 with manual flash (ft/m, ISO 100, 68F/20C) n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: ISO hot shoe Enhanced Multi Interface Hot Shoe, Sync Terminal
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC / CFexpress
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:   2x:CFexpress Type A, SD UHS-II
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (14-bit .NEF), RAW+JPEG RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG, RAW+HEIF
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) XAVC S (Long GOP, H.264 MP4); XAVC HS (Long GOP, H.265 HEVC); XAVC S-I (All-Intra, H.264 MP4)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional: wired or wireless Yes, via USB or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Type C mini-HDMI with CEC, Accessory Terminal (MC-DC2 remote cord or GP-1 GPS unit), 3.5mm stereo mic jack USB-C (USB 3.2 Gen2, 10Gbps), Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-A HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone and Headphone jacks
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 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
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.9 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited 828
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): 0.30 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
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): 0.088 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: 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):    
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 500 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EL14 (7.4v, 1030mAh) Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EL14 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM Capture One Express (for Sony) free download
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS Windows, Mac OS X
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in Black, Red or Bronze.