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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
Wi-Fi Edit
The Nikon D3200 supports Wi-Fi, whereas the Nikon D3300 does not support Wi-Fi. Read more

WiFi connectivity allows you upload photos to your computer and the internet without connecting the camera to the computer with a cable.

WiFi connectivity makes it easier to upload your photos as you will not need a cable. Most cameras will also allow you to print photos via Wifi.

£46 cheaper
The Nikon D3200 is £46 cheaper than the Nikon D3300.
Nine more awards
The Nikon D3200 has 16 awards, but the Nikon D3300 has 7 awards.
Expert reviews are a bit better
The Nikon D3200 has an average expert review score of 81% based on 105 reviews, whereas the Nikon D3300 has an average rating of 79% (based on 42 reviews).
5 Reasons For
Vastly smaller maximum aperture number Edit
The Nikon D3300 has a maximum aperture number of 36, however the Nikon D3200 is only a 5.6 maximum aperture digital camera (30.4 bigger).
Vari-angle LCD display Edit
The Nikon D3300 has a vari-angle LCD display, however the Nikon D3200 does not have a vari-angle LCD display.
45g 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 Nikon D3300 is a digital camera that takes 700.00 battery life (CIPA standard), whereas 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.

Available from 26 shops
The more stores stock this digital camera, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
30.4 bigger maximum aperture number Edit
Nikon D3200 is only 5.6 maximum aperture, but the Nikon D3300 is a 36 maximum aperture digital camera (30.4 smaller).
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 Nikon D3200 takes 540.00 battery life (CIPA standard), however 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 sellers
Only 7 stores sells the Nikon D3200, but 33 sellers sell the Nikon D3300. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this digital camera, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Ten months older
The Nikon D3200 is older than the Nikon D3300 by ten months.
4 Reasons Against
Does not support Wi-Fi Edit
The Nikon D3300 does not support Wi-Fi, whereas the Nikon D3200 supports Wi-Fi. Read more

WiFi connectivity allows you upload photos to your computer and the internet without connecting the camera to the computer with a cable.

WiFi connectivity makes it easier to upload your photos as you will not need a cable. Most cameras will also allow you to print photos via Wifi.

£46 more expensive
The Nikon D3300 is more expensive than the Nikon D3200 by £46.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Nikon D3300 has received 7 awards, the Nikon D3200 has received 16 awards.
Slightly Lower expert review Score
The Nikon D3300 only has an average expert rating of 79%, but the Nikon D3200 has an average expert rating of 81% (based on 105 reviews).

Awards

16 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
Akam.no: Recommended
Camera Labs: Highly Recommended
CNET.co.uk: Editor's Choice
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
gadgetspeak.com: Highly Recommended
hardwarezone.com.ph: Recommended
onfoto.ru: Silver
pcforalla.idg.se: Good Choice
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
Techradar: Best in Class
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
tweakers.net: Very Good
What Digital Camera: Gold
7 Awards
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
Expert Reviews: Recommended
ljudochbild.se: 4 Star
lydogbillede.dk: Especially Recommended 5 Star
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
Trusted Reviews: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

16 months Ago 6 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
 4496 x 3000
BEST
 6016 x 4000
 4512 x 3000
 3008 x 2000
 6000 x 4000
 4496 x 3000
Maximum Image Resolution
 6016 x 4000
BEST
 6016 x 4000
Image Formats Supported
 RAW
 JPG
 RAW
 JPG
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
23.2 x 15.4 23.5 x 15.6
Total Megapixels
24.7MP 24.78MP
BEST
Sensor Format
 DX
 DX
Supported Aspect Ratios
 3:2
 3:2
BEST

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Maximum Aperture Number
5.6 36
BEST
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 82.5mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 27mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
18 - 105 18 - 55
Fixed Focal Length
18mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Mount Interface
 Nikon F
 Nikon F
Aspheric Element
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Diaphragm Blade
Unknown - Click to provide data 7
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 52mm
Mounting Type
 Bayonet
 Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 single
 continuous
 selective
 servo
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Selective Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 multi point
 contrast detection
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 selective
 servo
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Selective Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 multi point
 contrast detection
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 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
Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.25m
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
 400
 640
 800
 6400
 12800
 Auto
 160
 200
 320
 1600
 3200
 25600
 25
 64
 80
 100
 400
 640
 800
 6400
 12800
 Auto
 160
 200
 320
 1600
 3200
 25600
 25
ISO Sensitivity (max)
12,800 12,800
ISO Sensitivity (min)
100 100
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
1s 1s
Shutter Speed Settings
 B
 T
 B
 T
Camera Shutter Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Flash off
Flash Sync-Speed
0.01s
BEST
1s
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
Shoe Mounting Point Type
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
30fps 60fps
BEST
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 424
 1920 x 960
 960 x 540
 640 x 360
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 424
 1920 x 960
 960 x 540
 640 x 360
Resolution At Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x424@30fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 640x424@25fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x424@30fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 640x424@25fps
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
 PCM
 LPCM
 LC-AAC
 PCM
 LPCM
 LC-AAC
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo

Memory

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

Display

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

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type
 Optical
 Optical

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

Camera

GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
Unknown - Click to provide data
White Balance
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Manual
 Custom modes
 Sunny
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Manual
 Custom modes
 Sunny
Shooting Modes
 Auto
 Program
 Scene
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
 Auto
 Program
 Scene
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
Photo Effects
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Negative film
 Split screen
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Negative film
 Split screen
Self-Timer Delay
2,5,10,20 2,5,10,20
Calendar
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Calendar
Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Histogram
Dioptre Correction
 Dioptre correction
 Dioptre correction
Anti-Dust Function
 Anti-dust function
 Anti-dust function
Image Editing
 Rotating
 Trimming
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Trimming
 Resizing
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 Mountable
 Tripod mountable
 Tripod mountable
Camera Playback
 Movie
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Highlights
 Single image
 Movie
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Highlights
 Single image
Built-In Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
-1.7 - 0.5 -1.7 - 0.5
Eye Relief
18mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Modes
 Children
 Close-up (macro)
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Sports
 Panorama
 Children
 Close-up (macro)
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Sports
 Panorama
Languages Support
 Multi
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 EST
 SCR
 BUL
 HEB
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 INC
 SRP
 KAZ
 BEN
 Multi
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 EST
 SCR
 BUL
 HEB
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 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)
 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)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
455g 410g
BEST
Height
96mm 98mm
Depth
76.5mm 75.5mm
Width
125mm 124mm
Weight (including Battery)
505g 460g
BEST

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 AC
 Battery
 AC
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
EN-EL14a, EN-EL14 EN-EL14a
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
540 shots 700 shots
BEST

Operational Conditions

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

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data ViewNX 2
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
BEST
 Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth

Other Features

Video Capability
 Video capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
USB Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB connectivity
Frame
 Frame
Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed
1/2000 - 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Frame Rate
4fps Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Self-Timer
 Self-timer
 Self-timer
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