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Old Oct 2, 2012, 7:58 PM   #1
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Lets just say that all three of the cameras that I have listed below were all the same exact price, which one would you choose and why ? The Nikon D3100, the Nikon D3200 and the Nikon D5100. I ask this same question to a great number of my camera buddies and they all picked the Nikon D5100. The main reasons was because of it's larger sensor (same as in the Nikon D7000) and it's side mounted articulated LCD screen. They all stated other reasons as well. What do you guys and gals think ? Which one and why ? Thanks.
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Old Oct 3, 2012, 4:02 AM   #2
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The D5100 has the better overall spec' (aside from resolution) and tilt/swivel screens are SO useful. The difference in sensor size is so small as to make little or no difference and would not be a significant factor at all.
I'd still buy a Canon though...
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Old Oct 3, 2012, 5:53 AM   #3
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Don't they all have DX format sensors DSLRs? I guess I am missing the part where the 5100 has a bigger sensor?

Like Simon said the 5100 does have the nice swivel LCD which is useful for sure but I think I'd still pick the D3200 for the newer image processing engine and the higher resolution sensor.
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