Nikon D5600 vs Nikon D5300 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Amateur DSLR cameras.

D5600 vs D5300 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon D5600 vs Nikon D5300 Specs

D5600

  • Introduced in November 2016
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C (DX)
  • 24 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta mirror)
  • 81.00mm (3.2") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount F
  • WiFi built-in
  • 124.0 x 97 x 70mm³ (4.9" x 3.8" x 2.8")
  • 465g (15.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for D5600

D5300

  • Introduced in October 2013
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C (DX)
  • 24 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta mirror)
  • 81.00mm (3.2") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount F
  • WiFi built-in
  • 125.0 x 99 x 76mm³ (4.9" x 3.9" x 3.0")
  • 530g (17.1 oz.)

All specs: Main page for D5300

D5600 vs D5300 Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: D5600 an D5300 sensor comparison

D5600 vs D5300: Viewfinder

D5600 has an optical viewfinder with penta mirror. It has magnification of 0.54x and covers 95% of view field.

The D5300 features an optical viewfinder with a penta mirror that also covers 95% of the field of view, its magnification is c. 0.55x.

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.

D5600 (0.54x)

D5300 (0.55x)

Simulated viewfinder of the D5600Simulated viewfinder of the D5300

Better choice: Tie - the difference is hardly noticable

Nikon D5600 VS Nikon D5300 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon D5600 a better choice

D5600

D5300

Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO100 - 12800 ISO
Touch screen (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)970600
Weighs less (2)465g
(15.0 oz.)
530g
(17.1 oz.)
More portable (2)842cm³
(53 cu.in.)
940cm³
(59 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the D5600 are the larger sensitivity, the rather comfortable touch screen and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the D5300: the lower weight than the D5300 and the more compact size.

The D5600 scores 13 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon D5300

D5600

D5300

GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the D5300 are the built-in GPS.

Yields 2 points for the D5300.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

D5600

D5300

Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Resolution (megapixel)24.2024.20
Speed (frames/second)55
Sensor cleaning
Lens selection200200
Built-in flash
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
External microphone
WiFi
Nikon D5600 VS Nikon D5300 Dimensions

Look at front view of the D5600 and D5300

D5600 und D5300, front viewD5600 und D5300, front view

Top view of cameras

D5600 und D5300, view from aboveD5600 und D5300, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon D5600

Nikon D5300

13
2

We recommend Nikon D5600 as better choice.

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