Review Of Nikon D5200: The Magic of the Vari-Angle Screen

This is a great time for those of you window shopping for a brand new DSLR camera. An interesting entrant in this category, it is fitted with a 24.1 MP CMOS sensor and is an extremely dynamic model. If you are used to the Nikon D3200 and the D7100, this one will definitely feel familiar to you, while its screen will remind you of the D5100 and the metering and AF system is similar to that of the D7000.

But yes, with all things newer, this one’s got more streamlined functioning. Even its sensor with the EXPEED 3 processor gives the D5200 a wide ISO range, starting from 100 all the way up to 6400. And you can even choose to take it all the way up to ISO 25,600 through tweaking of settings.

With 39 different AF points, it allows for extremely flexible photography and is versatile enough to use for high speed sports photography. For those of you who prefer the automatic settings, there’s a new Automatic Scene Recognition system that lets you make the most of the scene settings of the subject you intend to shoot and 16 different Scene Modes. There are also a lot of Special Effects, including in-camera HDR mode to let you do so much more with the camera.

You can even record full HD movies at 60i, 50i, in addition to 30p, 25p and 24p frame rates. And yes, there’s also the option to edit images clicked in the camera itself. And the most convenient thing about the camera is the 3-inch screen that has a wide viewing angle of 170 degrees.… Read the rest

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