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Nikon D5600 vs Nikon D5100 Specs
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D5600 vs D5100 Sensors
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D5600 vs D5100: Viewfinder
D5600 has an optical viewfinder with penta mirror. It has magnification of 0.54x and covers 95% of view field.
The D5100 features an optical viewfinder with a penta mirror that also covers 95% of the field of view, its magnification is c. 0.52x.
Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.
Better choice: Nikon D5600
Nikon D5600 VS Nikon D5100 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Nikon D5600 a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||24.20||16.20|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||5||4|
|Auto Focus points (4)||39||11|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 25600 ISO||100 - 6400 ISO|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||970||570|
|Weighs less (2)||465g|
|More portable (2)||842cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the D5600 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Nikon are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the D5600 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the D5100 and the more compact size. Finally, there's the the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
The D5600 scores 30 points.
Otherwise why to choose Nikon D5100
No advantage for the Nikon D5100 compared to Nikon D5600
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|Nikon D5600 VS Nikon D5100 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the D5600 and D5100
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
We recommend Nikon D5600 as better choice.
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