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NikonD5200 DSLR Camera with 18-140mm VR DX Lens
 
4.7

(based on 46 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (35)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good image quality (37)
  • Easy to use (36)
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (29)
  • Image stabilization (26)
  • Large clear LCD (24)

Cons

  • Short battery life (3)

Best Uses

  • Landscape/scenery (29)
  • Family photos (28)
  • Travel (25)
  • Low light (19)
  • Sports/action (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual photographer (14), Photo enthusiast (14), Semi-pro photographer (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (37), Yes (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

An Excellent Camera for Anyone!

The D5200 Is amazing for those new to photography who are serious about getting educated, and simply having fun. There are plenty of features for you to play with and it is a great...Read complete review

The D5200 Is amazing for those new to photography who are serious about getting educated, and simply having fun. There are plenty of features for you to play with and it is a great tool for learning and practicing with settings like White Balance, Exposure Compensation, Metering, Shutter speeds, Etc.. The 18-140mm kit lens is a great starting lens for landscapes, nature, closer distance wildlife, city shots, people, and definitely low light shots (provided you have a tripod). The ISO on this little camera is great for those low light situations, I take a photograph class and the instructor has a D800 as his main camera, but stands by the D5200 as his lightweight secondary camera. It is however slightly small (at least for my giant hands, but you get used to its size very quickly. all in all, a great kit for the price!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good Entry Level Camera

This camera is great for automatic settings. Be informed that it doesn't allow for a lot of manual adjustments. It is a camera which allows for many types of scenes. For the price,...Read complete review

This camera is great for automatic settings. Be informed that it doesn't allow for a lot of manual adjustments. It is a camera which allows for many types of scenes. For the price, it's pretty good.

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5.0

Excellent

By mk26

from Wellington, FL

About Me Casual Photographer

Verified Buyer

Comments about Nikon D5200 DSLR Camera with 18-140mm VR DX Lens:

This is the first DSLR i bought and quite happy with the results.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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5.0

Good All Purpose Camera

By wicker

from New Melle Mo.

About Me Casual Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
  • Good Image Quality
  • Large Clear LCD
  • Tilt /Swivel LCD

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Family Photos
    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Sports/Action
    • Travel
    • Wildlife photos

    Comments about Nikon D5200 DSLR Camera with 18-140mm VR DX Lens:

    I like that it takes no brainer photos for casual user like me while still being quite advanced when I want to experiment The bon other things. The 18x140mm lens lets me do different shots w/o constantly changing lens.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Perfect For Me

    By wicker

    from New Melle Mo.

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Good Image Quality
    • Good Image Stabilization
    • Large Clear LCD
    • Quiet
    • Tilt /Swivel LCD

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos
      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Wildlife photos

      Comments about Nikon D5200 DSLR Camera with 18-140mm VR DX Lens:

      I am a 72 yr. old casual camera user and this camera is perfect for me. It lets me take no brainer shots while at the same time it will let me experiment when I feel like it with more difficult themes. This was the first time I ordered from B&H and couldn't have asked for anything smoother as product was delivered fast, packaging was good.

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      • No

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      5.0

      big improvement over d3100

      By flipper

      from redlands, ca

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
      • Fast Shutter Speed
      • Good Image Quality
      • Good Image Stabilization

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Indoors/Low Light
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Travel

        Comments about Nikon D5200 DSLR Camera with 18-140mm VR DX Lens:

        A great camera and much improved over my current d3100.

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        • No

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        4.0

        Great Carry Around Camera

        By Dave the Pro

        from Orlando, Florida

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Good Image Quality
        • High ISO Performance
        • Large Clear LCD

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Sports/Action
          • Travel
          • Wildlife photos

          Comments about Nikon D5200 DSLR Camera with 18-140mm VR DX Lens:

          Great carry around camera. I am a Pro photographer and carry this one around sometimes instead of the heavy and bulky pro cameras. It is light and takes fantastic photos.

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          • No

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          4.0

          Nice Camera and Lens combo

          By The51

          from Massachusettes

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
          • Good Image Quality
          • Good Image Stabilization
          • High ISO Performance
          • Large Clear LCD
          • Tilt /Swivel LCD

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Indoors/Low Light
            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Travel
            • Weddings/Events

            Comments about Nikon D5200 DSLR Camera with 18-140mm VR DX Lens:

            Using this as a backup camera for Wedding Photography and landscape photography. the 24mb helps in Wedding photography giving more cropping options without losing resolution and for landscape provides great detail. If you are familiar with Nikon cameras will be easy to use.

            The camera is great for carrying as it is small and light, which made me feel uncomfortable at first since I have a D300 which is built like a tank. So a great mobile camera but some concerns with its ruggedness. Funny that when you add the 18-140mm VR DX Lens the camera suddenly becomes a-lot heavier. Lens is ruggedly made, very tight and feels like something that can last a lifetime.

            For me the low noise at higher ISOs and expanded cropping options opens up opportunities in taking shots and creating images. so from limited shooting done so far am very happy with this camera.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Great Camera

            By Shree

            from San Jose, CA

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Good Image Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Nikon D5200 DSLR Camera with 18-140mm VR DX Lens:

                Great Product for a great price

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                • No

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                5.0

                Amazing Camera for the price

                By nashvillenobody

                from Nashville, TN

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                • Fast Shutter Speed
                • Good Image Quality
                • Good Image Stabilization
                • Tilt /Swivel LCD

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos
                  • Landscape/Scenery
                  • Travel
                  • Weddings/Events

                  Comments about Nikon D5200 DSLR Camera with 18-140mm VR DX Lens:

                  I wanted a reasonably priced DSLR that I could replace a point and shoot with and capture great photos. The lens with this body work very well. Excellent for parties, family get togethers and vacations. This gives me professional quality photos that make you smile. Whether you are capturing your grandson on his new Christmas gift as in the enclosed photo, taking your own senior pictures of your child, or capturing amazing landscape on vacation, this package handles it all at a great price.

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                  5.0

                  Excellent camera. I am well satisfied with the purchase.

                  By Bruno

                  from Manaus

                  Comments about Nikon D5200 DSLR Camera with 18-140mm VR DX Lens:

                  Excellent camera. I am well satisfied with the purchase.

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                  4.0

                  Nikon Upgrade

                  By EJ

                  from NY, NY

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                  • Good Image Quality
                  • Good Image Stabilization
                  • Tilt /Swivel LCD

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Family Photos
                    • Indoors/Low Light
                    • Landscape/Scenery
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Nikon D5200 DSLR Camera with 18-140mm VR DX Lens:

                    Upgraded from a Nikon D3100 to the D5200 after five years with a longer range lens. The 18-140mm lens is great for portraits- gives your subject some distance and space. Very happy with the additional range over the 18-55 lens. It lets you have access to more situations without having to switch lenses. Also picked up a Nikon SB 500 flash which has been helpful in getting better head shots; faster with more natural lighting than the on camera flash. Looking forward to trying both in more shoots.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    This Product is too good

                    By Arijit

                    from New jersey, USA

                    About Me Casual Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                    • Fast Shutter Speed
                    • Good Image Quality
                    • Good Image Stabilization
                    • High ISO Performance
                    • Large Clear LCD

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Family Photos
                      • Indoors/Low Light
                      • Landscape/Scenery
                      • Sports/Action
                      • Travel
                      • Video
                      • Weddings/Events
                      • Wildlife photos

                      Comments about Nikon D5200 DSLR Camera with 18-140mm VR DX Lens:

                      This Product is too good, I would recommend this to my friends

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                      • No

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                      4.0

                      Great camera and must have DX zoom lens!

                      By Dee

                      from Summerville, SC

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Large Clear LCD
                      • Light weight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Wildlife photos

                        Comments about Nikon D5200 DSLR Camera with 18-140mm VR DX Lens:

                        After using a Nikon D90 with all kind of lenses (DX and FX formats) for the 5 years, I decided to buy a new Nikon DX kit. Did my research online, yet I was skeptical about the 24 MP sensor in a DX format and the lack of a pentaprism in a DSLR.Well, the D5200 with 18-140mm VR ED lens proved the contrary! The camera is light, extremely easy to operate and the swivel LCD display makes possible shooting from various angles (great feature for video recording). The camera's control buttons are kind of small, yet functional. The menu is simplified and more logical compared with the D90. The info button gives you direct access to the most critical parameters directly on your LCD display for quick adjustments. I found the HDR and the Active D light features very efficient in extreme light conditions. The cons are few and what I miss most is the integrated Wi-Fi built in the newest models (D5300). Also, the video button is not ergonomic at all, not to mention the video recording red button which I constantly miss when starting in recording mode (awkward position). The Nikon 18-140 mm VR ED zoom lens is the best wide to midrange lens Nikon ever built in DX format! It focuses fast and without hesitations in most light conditions. I did notice an improvement of the focus mechanism (and SWM) from its predecessor: the 18-105mm DX lens. Nikon may have put together a reliable DX camera with its best zoom lens in this kit!. Yes, the D7100 + 18-140mm VR ED lens would be the perfect combination in the DX category, yet I am pleased with the D5200 since I can get the same results: great HD pictures and video recordings.

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                        5.0

                        D5200

                        By Camera review

                        from Ohio

                        Comments about Nikon D5200 DSLR Camera with 18-140mm VR DX Lens:

                        Great entry level DSLR. Easy to use and flexible for different situations.

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                        5.0

                        Can't get anything better than this

                        By Garla

                        from New York

                        Comments about Nikon D5200 DSLR Camera with 18-140mm VR DX Lens:

                        As usual Nikon designs the right camera with all the features in it. This camera outperforms all the other ones in it league. No complaints on it. Will coming back to B&H, they have the best service, with the best price and fast delivery. This is the best camera for a starter to learn and get the hung of what a DSLR shooting is all about.

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                        4.0

                        A rock solid camera

                        By KevinK

                        from Croton on Hudson, NY

                        About Me Casual Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                        • Fast Shutter Speed
                        • Good Image Stabilization
                        • Tilt /Swivel LCD

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Family Photos
                          • Indoors/Low Light
                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Sports/Action
                          • Travel

                          Comments about Nikon D5200 DSLR Camera with 18-140mm VR DX Lens:

                          This camera has enough novice features, using the scenes and effects to satisfy any entry level neophyte. Taking pictures right out of the box is simple, and the pictures are great!Some of the button controls are not as intuitive as I would like initially, but I am sure that I will get used to them. The camera is fairly heavy, especially with the 18-140mm lens attached.

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                          • Yes

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                          4.0

                          Great in classroom

                          By High School Teacher

                          from Utah

                          About Me Photography Student

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Good Image Quality
                          • Large Clear LCD
                          • Tilt /Swivel LCD

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Nikon D5200 DSLR Camera with 18-140mm VR DX Lens:

                              It is easy for students who have never used a camera before to use and immediately produce high quality images. It is being used in a high school class, so this is important.

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                              • No

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                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              4.0

                              Amazing camera for photo enthusiasts!

                              By Mono

                              from Houston, TX

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use
                              • Good Image Quality
                              • High ISO Performance
                              • Quiet

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Family Photos
                                • Travel
                                • Video

                                Comments about Nikon D5200 DSLR Camera with 18-140mm VR DX Lens:

                                You can just get tutorials anywhere you want but make sure you know how to take advantage of all the tricks this little camera can do!!

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                I would buy this camera again.

                                By Mike

                                from Amherst, VA

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Fast Shutter Speed
                                • Good Image Quality
                                • Tilt /Swivel LCD

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Family Photos
                                  • Indoors/Low Light
                                  • Landscape/Scenery
                                  • Sports/Action
                                  • Travel
                                  • Video

                                  Comments about Nikon D5200 DSLR Camera with 18-140mm VR DX Lens:

                                  Takes better photos than my old Nikon D60. Still learning all of its capabilities. The 18 -140mm lens is covers a wide range of uses and gives sharp photos.

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                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  D5200 DSLR

                                  By shamiul

                                  from floral park, NY

                                  About Me Casual Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Fast Shutter Speed
                                  • Good Image Quality
                                  • Good Image Stabilization

                                  Cons

                                  • Short Battery Life

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Family Photos
                                  • Landscape/Scenery
                                  • Travel
                                  • Weddings/Events

                                  Comments about Nikon D5200 DSLR Camera with 18-140mm VR DX Lens:

                                  Very useful, good service & great experience

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                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  Excellent product

                                  By Melissa

                                  from Columbus, GA

                                  About Me Pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                                  • Good Image Quality

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Nikon D5200 DSLR Camera with 18-140mm VR DX Lens:

                                      Light weight, easy to use. On-board flash works great even in very low light

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                                      • No

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