• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800

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Differences

Nikon D5300 advantages over Fujifilm X-T100

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Good
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Less expensive
    $22 vs $399
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Fast startup
    ~0.50 vs 2.7 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 600 vs 430 shots
    Capture more photos
  • More telephoto lens reach
    210 mm vs 68 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    100 vs 58 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Fujifilm X-T100 advantages over Nikon D5300

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Thinner
    47 mm vs 76 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    17 months vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    583g vs 1035g
    Lighter weight
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.62x vs 0.55x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Wider angle kit lens
    23 mm vs 27 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    6.0 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    6.0 fps vs 4.0 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    16 vs 4 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Both provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Excellent image quality similar to more expensive DSLRs (like the D7100); Great dynamic range; Responsive all-around performer; Excellent Full HD video-shooting quality; Built-in Wi-Fi with remote control and sharing features; Built-in GPS; Compact and lightweight size; 18-140mm kit lens performs well for its type and has a very versatile focus length range.

  • AA-filterless sensor makes it more prone to moire; Burst speed slows with highest quality 14-bit RAW images; Live View mode not as good as some competitors; No external headphone jack; GPS receiver not very sensitive.

The Competition

Compared to Nikon D3200

Nikon D5300
Nikon D3200
  • $254
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Lighter weight
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
Fujifilm X-T100
Nikon D3200
  • $349
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup

Compared to Nikon D5200

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5200
  • $254
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $543
  • APS-C
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
Fujifilm X-T100
Nikon D5200
  • $349
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $543
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup

Compared to Pentax K-50

Nikon D5300
Pentax K-50
  • $254
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $306
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Fujifilm X-T100
Pentax K-50
  • $349
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $306
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection

Compared to Canon EOS M5

Nikon D5300
Canon EOS M5
  • $254
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
Fujifilm X-T100
Canon EOS M5
  • $349
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • NFC

Compared to Sony A6100

Nikon D5300
Sony A6100
  • $254
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $648
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
Fujifilm X-T100
Sony A6100
  • $349
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $648
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • NFC
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