Nikon D3300 vs Nikon D810A

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Nikon D3300
Nikon D810A

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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
Smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Nikon D3300 has a maximum aperture of 36, but the Nikon D810A is only a unknown maximum aperture digital camera (36 bigger).
Vastly smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon D3300 has a minimum ISO speed of 100, however the Nikon D810A is a 200 minimum ISO speed digital camera (100 bigger).
Vastly higher JPEG frame rate Edit
The Nikon D3300 has a JPEG frame rate of 60fps, however the Nikon D810A is only a unknownfps JPEG frame rate digital camera (60fps lower).
0.15x higher lens magnification ratio Edit
The Nikon D3300 has a lens magnification ratio of 0.85x, whereas the Nikon D810A is only a 0.7x lens magnification ratio digital camera (0.15x lower). Read more

The lens magnification ratio is the ratio between the true size of the object being photographed and the size of the object when projected on to the camera's sensor.

A higher lens magnification ratio is important for macro photography as it allows you to focus on very small object very close to the lens.

6% bigger eye relief Edit
The Nikon D3300 is an 18mm Eye relief digital camera. That's 1mm bigger than the Nikon D810A (17mm). Read more

Eye relief (also known as eye point) refers to how far away from the eye piece your eye can be and you can still see the full frame of the image that will be taken.

A larger eye relief distance is useful for people who wear glasses, meaning that they can't put their eye directly on the eye piece.

Lighter Edit
The Nikon D3300 is a 410g digital camera. That's 470g lighter than the Nikon D810A (880g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

25mm shorter Edit
The Nikon D3300 has a height of 98mm, however the Nikon D810A is a 123mm tall digital camera (25mm taller).
6mm thinner Edit
Nikon D3300 is 75.5mm deep, but the Nikon D810A is an 81.5mm deep digital camera (6mm thicker).
Narrower Edit
Nikon D3300 is 124mm wide, but the Nikon D810A is a 146mm wide digital camera (22mm wider).
Vastly bigger battery capacity Edit
The Nikon D3300 has a battery capacity of 1,230mAh, however the Nikon D810A is only a unknownmAh battery digital camera (1,230mAh smaller).
9 Reasons For
12.1MP higher megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D810A has a megapixel count of 36.3MP, but the Nikon D3300 is only a 24.2MP digital camera (12.1MP lower). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

12.31MP more total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D810A has a total megapixel count of 37.09MP, however the Nikon D3300 is only a 24.78MP digital camera (12.31MP less).
Fourty more auto focus points Edit
The number of auto focus points on the Nikon D810A is 51.00, but the Nikon D3300 only has 11.00 auto focus points.
38,400 higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon D810A has a maximum ISO speed of 51,200, whereas the Nikon D3300 is only a 12,800 maximum ISO speed digital camera (38,400 lower).
A little larger screen size Edit
Nikon D810A is 3.2" screen, but the Nikon D3300 is only a 3" screen digital camera (0.2" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

308,000 pixels higher display resolution Edit
The Nikon D810A has a display resolution of 1,229,000 pixels, however the Nikon D3300 is only a 921,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (308,000 pixels lower).
Five hundred more shots per battery charge Edit
The Nikon D810A takes 1200.00 shots per battery charge, however the Nikon D3300 only takes 700.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Expert reviews are appreciably better
Based on 5 reviews, the Nikon D810A has an average expert review score of 91%, whereas the Nikon D3300 has an average rating of 80% (based on 92 reviews).
User reviews are better
Based on 1 review, the Nikon D810A has an average user review score of 100%, whereas the Nikon D3300 has an average rating of 95% (based on 430 reviews).

Reasons Against

11 Reasons Against
A lot lower megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D3300 has a megapixel count of 24.2MP, but the Nikon D810A is a 36.3MP digital camera (12.1MP higher). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

A lot less total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D3300 has a total megapixel count of 24.78MP, however the Nikon D810A is a 37.09MP digital camera (12.31MP more).
Fourty less auto focus points Edit
The number of auto focus points on the Nikon D3300 is 11.00, but the Nikon D810A only has 51.00 auto focus points.
Three times lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon D3300 has a maximum ISO speed of 12,800, whereas the Nikon D810A is a 51,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera (38,400 higher).
0.2" smaller screen size Edit
Nikon D3300 is only 3" screen, but the Nikon D810A is a 3.2" screen digital camera (0.2" larger). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

A lot lower display resolution Edit
The Nikon D3300 has a display resolution of 921,000 pixels, however the Nikon D810A is a 1,229,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (308,000 pixels higher).
Five hundred less shots per battery charge Edit
The Nikon D3300 takes 700.00 shots per battery charge, however the Nikon D810A only takes 1200.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

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Three months older
The Nikon D3300 is older than the Nikon D810A by three months.
A lot Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Nikon D3300 is 80%, whereas the average expert rating of the Nikon D810A is 91% (based on 5 reviews).
Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Nikon D3300 is 95%, whereas the average user rating of the Nikon D810A is 100% (based on 1 review).
7 Reasons Against
100 bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon D810A has a minimum ISO speed of 200, however the Nikon D3300 is a 100 minimum ISO speed digital camera (100 smaller).
0.15x lower lens magnification ratio Edit
The Nikon D810A has a lens magnification ratio of 0.7x, whereas the Nikon D3300 is a 0.85x lens magnification ratio digital camera (0.15x higher). Read more

The lens magnification ratio is the ratio between the true size of the object being photographed and the size of the object when projected on to the camera's sensor.

A higher lens magnification ratio is important for macro photography as it allows you to focus on very small object very close to the lens.

Smaller eye relief Edit
The Nikon D810A is a 17mm Eye relief digital camera. That's 1mm smaller than the Nikon D3300 (17mm). Read more

Eye relief (also known as eye point) refers to how far away from the eye piece your eye can be and you can still see the full frame of the image that will be taken.

A larger eye relief distance is useful for people who wear glasses, meaning that they can't put their eye directly on the eye piece.

54% heavier Edit
The Nikon D810A is an 880g digital camera. That's 470g heavier than the Nikon D3300 (880g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

21% taller Edit
The Nikon D810A has a height of 123mm, however the Nikon D3300 is a 98mm tall digital camera (25mm shorter).
Slightly thicker Edit
Nikon D810A is 81.5mm deep, but the Nikon D3300 is a 75.5mm deep digital camera (6mm thinner).
Wider Edit
Nikon D810A is 146mm wide, but the Nikon D3300 is a 124mm wide digital camera (22mm narrower).

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
 SLR
Megapixel Count
24.2MP 36.3MP
BEST
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 6000 x 4000
 4496 x 3000
 3600 x 2400
BEST
 6000 x 4000
 4496 x 3000
 3600 x 2400
Maximum Image Resolution
 7360 x 4912
 7360 x 4912
BEST
Image Format
 RAW
 JPG
 TIF
 RAW
 JPG
 TIF
Full-Frame Sensor Size
23.5 x 15.6 35.9 x 24
Total Megapixel Count
24.78MP 37.09MP
BEST
Sensor Format
 DX
 DX
Aspect Ratio
 3:2
BEST
 3:2

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Maximum Aperture
36 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture
3.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
18 - 55 Unknown - Click to provide data
Fixed Focal Length
52mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure
11/8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Mount Interface
 Nikon F
 Nikon F
Filter Size
52mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Mount
 Bayonet
 Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 servo
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 servo
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
 Auto focus lock
 Auto focus lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
 Auto focus assist beam
 Auto focus assist beam
Closest Focusing Distance
0.25m Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus Point
11 51
BEST
Focus Points Selection
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Speed
 Auto
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 12800
 25600
 25
 51200
 Auto
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 12800
 25600
 25
 51200
Maximum ISO Speed
12,800 51,200
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
100
BEST
200
Auto Exposure Lock
 Auto exposure lock
 Auto exposure lock
Light Metering Mode
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Partial
 Highlight-weighted
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Partial
 Highlight-weighted
Light Exposure Correction
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
30s 30s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Shutter Speed Setting
 B
 T
 B
 T
Camera Shutter
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Mode
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Second curtain synchro
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Second curtain synchro
Flash Guide
12m Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Sync-Speed
0.01s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
Shoe Mounting Point
 Shoe mounting point
 Shoe mounting point
Shoe Mounting Point
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
60fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Format
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 424
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 424
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x424@30fps
 640x424@25fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x424@30fps
 640x424@25fps
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 LC-AAC
 AAC++
 LPCM
 PCM
 LC-AAC
 AAC++
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
 Voice recording
Audio System
 Mono
 Mono

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 CF+
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 CF+
Memory Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
3" 3.2"
BEST
Display
 TFT
 TFT
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
100% 100%
Touch Sensitive Screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touch sensitive screen
Display Resolution
921,000 pixels 1,229,000 pixels
BEST

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
0.85x
BEST
0.7x
Viewfinder
 Optical
 Optical

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
Microphone in Socket
 Microphone in socket
 Microphone in socket
HDMI Connector
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 3.0
 3.0
BEST
Headphone Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out port
USB Connector
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB

Camera

GPS
 GPS
Unknown - Click to provide data
White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Direct sunlight
 Manual
 Custom modes
 Sunny
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Direct sunlight
 Manual
 Custom modes
 Sunny
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
Photo Effect
 Negative film
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Split screen
 Black&White
 Negative film
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Split screen
 Black&White
Self-Timer
2,5,10,20 2,5,10,20
Calendar
 Calendar
Unknown - Click to provide data
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
Dioptre Correction
 Dioptre correction
 Dioptre correction
Anti-Dust Function
 Anti-dust function
 Anti-dust function
Image Editing Mode
 Rotating
 Rotating
Camera File System
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
Live View
 Live view
 Live view
Tripod Mount
 Tripod mount
 Tripod mount
Multi Burst Mode
 Multi burst mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Direct Printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Direct printing
Built-In Processor
EXPEED 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Diopter Adjustment
-1.7 - 0.5 -3 - 1
Eye Relief
18mm
BEST
17mm
Scene Mode
 Children
 Close-up (macro)
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Sports
 Children
 Close-up (macro)
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Sports
Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 BEN
 HIN
 Multi
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 BEN
 HIN
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
410g
BEST
880g
Height
98mm
BEST
123mm
Depth
75.5mm
BEST
81.5mm
Width
124mm
BEST
146mm
Lens Weight
195g Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Length
64.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Diameter
62.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Weight
460g Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight Including Battery
460g
BEST
980g

Battery

Power Source
 AC
 Battery
 AC
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 1
Battery Size
EN-EL14a EN-EL15
Battery Capacity
1,230mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Shot Per Battery Charge
700 shots 1,200 shots
BEST
Battery Voltage
7.2V Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
0 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
ViewNX 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Included Cable
 USB
BEST
 USB
Battery Included
 Battery included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Battery Charger
 Included battery charger
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Built-In Flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in flash
USB Connectivity
 USB connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Self-Timer
 Self-timer
 Self-timer
Feedback