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Nikon D3200 vs Nikon D3300

Nikon D3200 vs Nikon D3300

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Nikon D3200
Nikon D3300

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Moderately smaller maximum aperture number Edit
The Nikon D3200 is a 40 maximum aperture digital camera, whereas the Nikon D3300 is only a 38 maximum aperture digital camera (2 bigger).
£262 cheaper
The Nikon D3200 costs £261.52 less than the Nikon D3300.
Available from 6 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Expert reviews are marginally better
The Nikon D3200 has an average expert review score of 82% based on 47 reviews, however the Nikon D3300 has an average rating of 79% (based on 65 reviews).
5 Reasons For
66% longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Nikon D3300 is 157.5mm maximum focal length. That's 102.5mm longer than the Nikon D3200 (157.5mm).
Two aspheric elements Edit
The number of aspheric elements on the Nikon D3300 is two, but the Nikon D3200 only has one aspheric element.
Lighter Edit
The Nikon D3300 is a 410g digital camera. That's 45g lighter than the Nikon D3200 (410g). 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.

One hundred and sixty more battery life (CIPA standard) Edit
The number of battery life (CIPA standard) on the Nikon D3300 is 700.00, but the Nikon D3200 only takes 540.00 battery life (CIPA standard). 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.

Five more awards
The Nikon D3300 has 11 awards, whereas the Nikon D3200 has 6 awards.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Nikon D3200 is only 55mm maximum focal length. That's 102.5mm shorter than the Nikon D3300 (157.5mm).
Heavier Edit
The Nikon D3200 is a 455g digital camera. That's 45g heavier than the Nikon D3300 (410g). 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.

One hundred and sixty less battery life (CIPA standard) Edit
The number of battery life (CIPA standard) on the Nikon D3200 is 540.00, but the Nikon D3300 only takes 700.00 battery life (CIPA standard). 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.

Fewer awards
Whilst the Nikon D3200 has received 6 awards, the Nikon D3300 has received 11 awards.
5 Reasons Against
2 bigger maximum aperture number Edit
The Nikon D3300 is a 38 maximum aperture digital camera, whereas the Nikon D3200 is a 40 maximum aperture digital camera (2 smaller).
£262 more expensive
The Nikon D3300 is more expensive than the Nikon D3200 by £261.52.
Less retailers
Only 1 shop sell the Nikon D3300, whereas 7 shops sell the Nikon D3200. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Over two years older
The Nikon D3300 is older than the Nikon D3200 by two years.
A bit Lower expert review Score
The Nikon D3300's average expert rating is only 79%, however the Nikon D3200's is 82% (based on 47 reviews).

Awards

6 Awards
Camera Labs: Highly Recommended
CNET.co.uk: Editor's Choice
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
gadgetspeak.com: Highly Recommended
hardwarezone.com.ph: Recommended
Techradar: Best in Class
11 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
Expert Reviews: Recommended
ljudochbild.se: 4 Star
Lydogbilde.no: Especially Recommended 5 Star
lydogbillede.dk: Especially Recommended 5 Star
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
vido.com.ua: Recommended
What Digital Camera: Gold

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

16 months Ago 40 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
 SLR
Megapixel
24.2MP 24.2MP
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution(s)
 6016 x 4000
 4512 x 3000
 3008 x 2000
 6000 x 4000
 4608 x 3456
 4496 x 3000
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
BEST
 6016 x 4000
 4512 x 3000
 3008 x 2000
 6000 x 4000
 4608 x 3456
 4496 x 3000
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
Maximum Image Resolution
 6016 x 4000
BEST
 6016 x 4000
Image Formats Supported
 RAW
 JPG
 EXIF
 JPEG XR
 JPS
 RAW
 JPG
 EXIF
 JPEG XR
 JPS
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
23.2 x 15.4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Total Megapixels
24.7MP 24.78MP
BEST
Sensor Format
 DX
 DX
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 3:2
 16:9
 3:2
BEST

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 4x
Maximum Aperture Number
40
BEST
38
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
55mm 157.5mm
BEST
Focal Length Range (f-F)
18 - 105 Unknown - Click to provide data
Fixed Focal Length
18mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Mount Interface
 Nikon F
 Nikon F
Aspheric Element
1 2
BEST
Diaphragm Blade
7 7
Filter Size
52mm 55mm
Mounting Type
 Bayonet
 Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 single
 continuous
 spot
 selective
 multi point
 centre weighted
 servo
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Selective Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 contrast detection
 Face tracking
 Face detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 spot
 selective
 multi point
 centre weighted
 servo
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Selective Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 contrast detection
 Face tracking
 Face detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Auto Focus (AF) Points
11 11
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
1.8 - 9.10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 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 Sensitivity
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 12800
 Auto
 25600
 25
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 12800
 Auto
 25600
 25
ISO Sensitivity (max)
12,800 25,600
BEST
ISO Sensitivity (min)
100 80
BEST
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Light Metering
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Partial
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Partial
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
30s 30s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1s
Shutter Speed Settings
 B
 T
 B
 T
Camera Shutter Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Manual
 Fill-in
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Pre-flash
 Auto
 Manual
 Fill-in
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Pre-flash
Flash Guide Number
13m
BEST
12m
Flash Sync-Speed
0.01s Unknown - Click to provide data
External Flash Connector
 External flash connector
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Flash Exposure Lock
 Flash exposure lock
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

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
 Full HD video
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
60fps 60fps
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVI
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVI
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 1920 x 960
 960 x 540
 640 x 360
 320 x 240
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 1920 x 960
 960 x 540
 640 x 360
 320 x 240
Resolution At Capture Speed
 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
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
BEST
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Formats Supported
 LPCM
 PCM
 LC-AAC
 LPCM
 PCM
 LC-AAC
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
 Voice recording
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 42MB
Maximum Memory Card Size
8GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slots
1 1

Display

Display Diagonal
3" 3"
Display
 TFT
BEST
 TFT
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Field of View
100% 100%
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution (numeric)
921,000 pixels 921,000 pixels
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.5cm

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type
 electrical
 Optical
 Electronic
BEST
 electrical
 Optical
 Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
Microphone in
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data

Camera

3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
Unknown - Click to provide data
White Balance
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Sunny
 Fluorescent H
 Fine
 Fluorescent L
 Direct sunlight
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Sunny
 Fluorescent H
 Fine
 Fluorescent L
 Direct sunlight
 Daylight
 Custom modes
Shooting Modes
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
 Scene
 Movie
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
 Scene
 Movie
Photo Effects
 Black&White
 Negative film
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Split screen
 Black&White
 Negative film
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Split screen
Self-Timer Delay
2,5,10,20 2,5,10,20
Calendar
 Calendar
 Calendar
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
Orientation Sensor
 Orientation sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dioptre Correction
 Dioptre correction
 Dioptre correction
Anti-Dust Function
 Anti-dust function
 Anti-dust function
Custom Colour
 Custom colour
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Quality Adjustment
 Brightness
 Brightness
Image Editing
 Rotating
 Trimming
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Trimming
 Resizing
Camera File System
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
 DPOF 1.1
 RAW
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
 DPOF 1.1
 RAW
Live View
 Live view
 Live view
Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
 Tripod mountable
Multi Burst Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Multi burst mode
Camera Playback
 Highlights
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Highlights
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Contrast Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Contrast adjustment
Brightness Adjustment
 Brightness adjustment
 Brightness adjustment
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
-1.7 - 0.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Modes
 Slideshow
 Zoom
 Rotation
 Slideshow
 Zoom
 Rotation
Eye Relief
18mm 18mm
Scene Modes
 Children
 Close-up (macro)
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Sports
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Museum
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Party (indoor)
 Sunset
 Spotlight
 Children
 Close-up (macro)
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Sports
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Museum
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Party (indoor)
 Sunset
 Spotlight
Languages Support
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 Multi
 EST
 SCR
 BUL
 HEB
 SER
 INC
 SRP
 KAZ
 BEN
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 Multi
 EST
 SCR
 BUL
 HEB
 SER
 INC
 SRP
 KAZ
 BEN
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 BUL
 SER
 CRO
 PER
 VIE
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 BUL
 SER
 CRO
 PER
 VIE

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
455g 410g
BEST
Height
96mm 75.5mm
Depth
76.5mm 98mm
Width
125mm 124mm
Weight (including Battery)
505g 128g
BEST

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 AC
 Battery
 AC
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported
1 1
Battery Type
EN-EL14a, EN-EL14 EL14a
Battery Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,230mAh
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
540 shots 700 shots
BEST
Battery Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.2V
Battery Level Indicator
 Battery level indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
32 - 104 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 85
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40

System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported (mac)
 Operating systems supported (mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Systems Supported (windows)
 Operating systems supported (windows)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 USB
 AV
 USB
 AV
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Battery Charger Included
 Battery charger included
 Battery charger included
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
 Hand strap
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Carrying Case
 Carrying case
 Carrying case

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Network Ready
 Network ready
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Video Capability
 Video capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
USB 2.0 Port
 USB 2.0 port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
 HDMI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface
USB Unknown - Click to provide data
Night Mode
 Night mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connectivity
 USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
Panorama
 Panorama
Unknown - Click to provide data
Frame
 Frame
Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed
1/2000 - 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital SLR
 Digital SLR
Unknown - Click to provide data
Multi Point Auto Focus (AF)
 Multi Point Auto Focus (AF)
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Connectors
 USB 2.0 connectors
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual Focus
 Manual focus
Unknown - Click to provide data
Optical Viewfinder
 Optical viewfinder
Unknown - Click to provide data
Trimming
 Trimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Rotating
 Rotating
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Cable
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Frame Rate
4fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle
160° Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Continuous Shooting Speed (max)
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Diagonal
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Self-Timer
 Self-timer
 Self-timer
View On TV
 View on TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Recording Formats
 PCM
 PCM
Auto Focus
 Auto focus
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Port
 USB port
Unknown - Click to provide data
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