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Ease of use

Compact and lightweight body with three color variations and enhanced holding

The D5200's compact and lightweight body of approx. 505 g (1 lb 1.8 oz)* is easy to carry around. A sub-grip is newly employed on the lower left of the front of the camera to improve holding in combination with the thumb pad on the upper right of the rear of the camera. You can shoot sharp images using 24.1 effective megapixels, without blur caused by camera shake. The color of the body can be chosen from black, red and bronze.

  • *Body only.
Dimensions (W x H x D): approx. 129 x 98 x 78 mm/5.1 x 3.9 x 3.1 in.
Weight: approx. 555 g/1 lb 3.6 oz (including battery, SD memory card, excluding body cap), approx. 505 g/1 lb 1.8 oz (body only)

Selectable body colors


Sub-grip and thumb pad improve holding


Easier and more intuitive to operate — newly designed GUI

The D5200 incorporates an easier and more fluid new GUI, utilizing graphic-processing performance enhanced by EXPEED 3. For the info display design, you can choose from two options — Classic or Graphic. Background color can be selected from black, blue and brown. A new design is also employed for each setting display.

In optical viewfinder shooting





In live view shooting


Information edit button

Pressing the information edit button when shooting information is displayed gives you direct access to the menu of the setting you would like to adjust.

Information edit button

In optical viewfinder shooting

Info display
Setting menu display

In live view shooting

Info display
Setting menu display

WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter (optional) that enables wireless transmission of images to a smart device, and remote shooting

By attaching the optional WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter to the D5200's USB connector, two-way communication between the camera and a smart device such as a smartphone or tablet computer with Wi-Fi communication function is possible. With the remote shooting function that enables release of the shutter from a distance, you can use your smart device as a remote live view monitor, to confirm the best angle and shoot. Images can be transmitted wirelessly and you can easily upload them to SNS or attach them to a mail. The WU-1a is compatible with smart devices using the iOS or Android™.

Note: This function requires installing of Wireless Mobile Adapter Utility to the smart device prior to use.

Wireless Mobile Adapter Utility

Wireless Mobile Adapter Utility is software enabling download of images from a camera to a smart device or operation of a camera from a smart device for taking an image by attaching the WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter.

Note: Can be downloaded from the application store of each smart device (free).

Comfortable remote control without worrying about obstacles in the way —
WR-R10/WR-T10 Wireless Remote Controllers (optional) that achieve multiple camera control [NEW]

WR-R10/WR-T10 Wireless Remote Controllers expand the flexibility of remote control. Unlike remote controls using infrared light, it is possible to release the shutter even if there are obstacles such as a tree in the way. The communication distance for a combination of the WR-R10 with WR-T10 is approx. 20 m (66 ft). You can control a single or multiple cameras with the WR-R10 attached using the WR-T10 as a transmitter*. With the WR-R10/WR-T10, you can enjoy a variety of shooting, such as attaching different lenses to the cameras, changing angles for each camera, or shooting still images and movies simultaneously by switching channels.

  • *WR-T10 and WR-R10(s) have to be set to the same channel and paired in advance to achieve simultaneous release. (For further information, please refer to the user's manual of the WR-R10/WR-T10.)
Comfortable remote shooting is assured even if there are people or objects between the remote controller and camera.

Examples of use

Controlling multiple cameras with one WR-T10 (Simultaneous release)

The shutters on all cameras can be released simultaneously by pressing the WR-T10's shutter-release button all the way down.

Specifications of the WR-R10/WR-T10

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Compatible cameras
D4*1, D3 series*1, D800 series*1, D700*1, D600, D300 series*1, D7000, D5200, D5100, D3200, D3100, etc., D-SLR cameras that employ a ten-pin remote terminal*1 or accessory terminal
5 (2.425 GHz), 10 (2.450 GHz), 15 (2.475 GHz)
Range (line of sight)
Approx. 50 m (164 ft) at height of about 1.2 m (4 ft) between WR-R10s*2
Approx. 20 m (66 ft) at height of about 1.2 m (4 ft) from WR-T10 to WR-R10
Controllable functions
Live view*3, movie*3, continuous shooting, shutter-release button (half/full pressing available), possible to activate a function assigned to an Fn button*4
  • *1Requires WR-A10 WR adapter. Cameras other than the D4 or D800 series that employ a ten-pin remote terminal, including F-SLRs, are capable of using the controller for half/full pressing of the shutter-release button only (except D1, D1H, D1X, D100 [+MB-D100])
  • *2Only available when master D-SLR camera employs a ten-pin remote terminal.
  • *3Available only with the D4, D800 series, D600, D5200 and D3200.
  • *4Available only with the D4, D800 series and D5200.

Note: Depending on the camera, there may be a limitation to the accessories that can be attached simultaneously with the WR-R10 Wireless Remote Controller. Attempting to forcibly attach accessories can damage the camera or accessory.

Versatile playback functions

The D5200 gives you a variety of playback display options that take advantage of the large 7.5-cm (3-in.) monitor. The number of images displayed at one time can be selected from 1, 4, 9 and 72, and calendar display arranges images in chronological order. You can also display histograms of a magnified area of an image and check the focus using playback zoom of face.

72-thumbnail display
Calendar display
Histogram display for magnified area
Playback zoom of face

Transmits taken images from the camera to a computer wirelessly to expand your photographic creativity — Eye-Fi card (on the market) compatible

The D5200 can transmit taken image data (JPEG) from the camera to a computer wirelessly. You can also transmit images to online photo sharing and storage services such as "NIKON IMAGE SPACE" and a computer automatically.

Note: The D5200 can turn Eye-Fi cards on and off, but may not support other Eye-Fi functions. Direct any inquiries to the manufacturer. Eye-Fi cards are for use only in the country of purchase (As of October, 2012). Observe all local laws concerning the use of wireless devices.

Embeds location information on an image — GP-1 GPS Unit (optional)

The D5200 is compatible with the Nikon GP-1 GPS Unit that is able to embed location information on an image. Latitude, longitude and altitude of a shooting location are recorded as Exif data. Images with location information can be displayed on a GeoTag workspace of ViewNX 2 (supplied with the D5200). What's more, Nikon's image sharing and storage website NIKON IMAGE SPACE, online image sharing services and commercially available digital mapping software are all there to enhance your photographic enjoyment.

High-capacity (SDXC), high-speed (UHS-I) SD memory card compatible

The D5200 supports SDXC (Secure Digital eXtended Capacity) and UHS-I. Combined with the enhanced speed of the image-processing engine EXPEED 3, it processes and writes image data of 24.1 megapixels at high speed. In high-speed continuous shooting, this allows the shooting of 100 frames in JPEG (fine/Medium)*.

  • *With an 8 GB SanDisk Extreme Pro SDHC UHS-I card (SDSDXPA-008G). Results will vary with card type, camera settings, and scene recorded. The maximum number of exposures that can be stored in memory buffer at ISO 100; number drops when long-exposure noise reduction or auto distortion control is on.

Long-life battery due to energy-saving design — EN-EL14 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery

The D5200's superior energy-saving design allows you to shoot approx. 500 shots per charge* with the EN-EL14 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery.

  • *Based on CIPA Standards.
EN-EL14 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (supplied)

NIKON IMAGE SPACE — easy-to-understand, simple-to-use Nikon's image sharing and storage service

"NIKON IMAGE SPACE" is a free, online image sharing and storage service. With a rapid, highly convenient user interface and simple operation flow, you can upload/download, browse, organize and share pictures and movies, as well as coordinate with SNS, smoothly and simply. "Basic account," with a maximum of 2 GB storage space, is available to all registered users. "Special account," that can be used by Nikon digital camera owners, offers storage space up to 20 GB and various useful functions, including the ability to set a password when sharing images and restrict image download.