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Nikon D3200 vs Nikon D5300

Nikon D3200 vs Nikon D5300

Nikon D3200

90

Overall Score

Nikon D3200

£198.99
Our Verdict:
A great value for money and fully featured SLR digital camera, great for wildlife photography
91
981 Reviews + 6 Awards
93
Excellent
92
Fully-Featured
78
19 Months Old
Overall Score
90
Excellent
SLR 24.2MP CMOS Black Jan 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Sensor Type Colour Release Date
Nikon D5300

56

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and fully featured SLR digital camera
88
1,190 Reviews + 5 Awards
83
Fully-Featured
40
3 Years Old
Overall Score
56
Average
SLR 24.2MP CMOS Black Nov 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Sensor Type Colour Release Date

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Reviews & Awards

Awards
8 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
Camera Labs: Highly Recommended
CNET.co.uk: Editor's Choice
onfoto.ru: Silver
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
Techradar: Best in Class
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
4 Awards
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
Imaging Resource.com: Dave's Pick
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
Average Expert Rating
Average User Rating

Specification

Picture Quality

Camera Type  SLR  SLR
Megapixels 24.2MP 24.2MP
Still Image Resolution  6016 x 4000  4512 x 3000  3008 x 2000  6000 x 4000  4496 x 3000  2992 x 2000
BEST
 6016 x 4000  4512 x 3000  3008 x 2000  6000 x 4000  4496 x 3000  2992 x 2000
Maximum Image Resolution  6016 x 4000
BEST
 6016 x 4000
Sensor Type  CMOS  CMOS
Image Formats Supported  RAW  JPG  EXIF  JPEG XR  JPS  JPEG  JPEG / RAW  NEF  RAW  JPG  EXIF  JPEG XR  JPS  JPEG  JPEG / RAW  NEF
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels 24.7MP
BEST
24.78MP
Sensor Format  DX  DX

Design

Colour  Black  Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Minimum Aperture Number 2.8 2.8
Maximum Aperture Number 40 40
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 55mm
BEST
210mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) Unknown - Click to provide data 27mm
Fixed Focal Length 18mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspherical Lens 1 2
BEST
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Lens Mount Interface  Nikon F  Nikon F
Diaphragm Blade 7 9
BEST
Filter Size 52mm 67mm
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 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 detection  Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Points 11 39
BEST
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection  Auto  Manual  Auto  Manual
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus  TTL  TTL

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity  Auto  Auto
BEST
Light Exposure Modes  shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori  shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori
ISO Sensitivity (max) 12,800 25,600
BEST
ISO Sensitivity (min) 100 100
Light Metering  Centre-weighted  Spot  Matrix  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  evaluative  Multi-pattern  Centre-weighted  Spot  Matrix  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  evaluative  Multi-pattern
Light Exposure Correction  ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)  ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control  Program AE  Program  Program AE  Program

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed 1s 1s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 30s 30s
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  Auto  Manual  Fill-in  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Second curtain synchro  Flash on  Flash off
Flash Guide Number 13m Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Sync-Speed 0.01s 0.01s
Flash Exposure Correction  ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)  ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)
Shoe Mounting Point Type  Hot  Hot

Video

Maximum Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1920 x 1080
Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480  640 x 424  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480  640 x 424
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 60fps 60fps
Video Formats Supported  MOV  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  MPEG-4  MP4  MOV  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  MPEG-4  MP4
Analog Signal Format System  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC
Resolution At Capture Speed  1920x1080@30fps  1280×720@60fps  1920x1080@25fps  1280x720@50fps  640x424@30fps  640x424@25fps  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@50fps  1280x720@60fps  1920x1080@30fps  1280×720@60fps  1920x1080@25fps  1280x720@50fps  640x424@30fps  640x424@25fps  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@50fps  1280x720@60fps
BEST
HD Type  Full HD  HD  Full HD  HD

Audio

Audio System  Stereo  Stereo
Audio Formats Supported  LPCM  PCM  Linear PCM  LPCM  PCM  Linear PCM

Memory

Maximum Memory Card Size 8GB
BEST
64GB
Compatible Memory Cards  SDXC  SDHC  SD  SDXC  SDHC  SD
Memory Slots 1 1

Display

Display Diagonal 3" 3.2"
BEST
Field of View 100% 100%
Display Resolution 921,000 pixels
BEST
1,037,000 pixels
Display Resolution  720 x 480  720 x 480
BEST
Display  TFT  TFT

Viewfinder

Magnification 0.8x
BEST
0.82x
Viewfinder Type  electrical  Optical
BEST
 electrical  Optical

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector Type  USB  Mini-USB B  mini USB B  n  USB  Mini-USB B  mini USB B  n
HDMI Connector Type  Mini  Mini
USB Connector  Micro-USB  Mini-USB  Mini-USB B  Micro-USB B  Micro-USB  Mini-USB  Mini-USB B  Micro-USB B

Camera

White Balance  Auto  Manual  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Incandescent  Shade  Flash  Sunny  Fluorescent H  Fine  Fluorescent L  Direct sunlight  Auto  Manual  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Incandescent  Shade  Flash  Sunny  Fluorescent H  Fine  Fluorescent L  Direct sunlight
Shooting Modes  Auto  Program  Shutter priority  Aperture priority  Manual  Aperture pr  Scene  Lens priority  Movie  Mo  Auto  Program  Shutter priority  Aperture priority  Manual  Aperture pr  Scene  Lens priority  Movie  Mo
Photo Effects  Black&White  Negative film  Neutral  Vivid  Black&White  Negative film  Neutral  Vivid
Self-Timer Delay
Image Quality Adjustment  Brightness  Brightness
Image Editing  Rotating  Trimming  Resizing  Rotating  Trimming  Resizing
Camera File System  Exif 2.3  DCF  DPOF  Exif  DPOF 1.1  RAW  Exif 2.3  DCF  DPOF  Exif  DPOF 1.1  RAW
Camera Playback  Highlights  Movie  Single image  Slide show  Thumbnails  Highlight  Thumbnail  Single  Highlights  Movie  Single image  Slide show  Thumbnails  Highlight  Thumbnail  Single
Built-In Processor Unknown - Click to provide data
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Playback Modes  Slideshow  Zoom  Rotation  Slideshow  Zoom  Rotation
Eye Relief 18mm 18mm
Scene Modes  Children  Close-up (macro)  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Portrait  Sports  Beach  Snow  Candlelight  Dusk  Dawn  Night landscape  Party (indoor)  Sunset  Pet  Food  Children  Close-up (macro)  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Portrait  Sports  Beach  Snow  Candlelight  Dusk  Dawn  Night landscape  Party (indoor)  Sunset  Pet  Food
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  DE  EN  ES  FI  FR  IT  NO  RU  SE  CHI  R  I  K  JP  PL  SP  SW  TR  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  DE  EN  ES  FI  FR  IT  NO  RU  SE  CHI  R  I  K  JP  PL  SP  SW  TR
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  JPN  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  KOR  RUM  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  EN  ES  F  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)  EN  ES  F  DAN  DUT  ARA  GRE  CZE  UKR  THA

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 455g
BEST
480g
Height 96mm 98mm
Depth 76.5mm 76mm
Width 125mm 125mm
Weight (including Battery) 505g
BEST
530g

Battery

Power Source Type  Battery  Battery
Battery Technology  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported 1 1
Battery Type
Battery Life (max) Unknown - Click to provide data 1h
Battery Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 1,230mAh
Battery Life 540 shots 600 shots
BEST
Battery Voltage Unknown - Click to provide data 7.2V

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)

Packaging Content

Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included  USB  AV  1  EG-CP14  EG-CP14 audio/video  UC-E17 USB  USB  AV  1  EG-CP14  EG-CP14 audio/video  UC-E17 USB

Networking

Wi-Fi Standards  IEEE 802.11b  IEEE 802.11g  IEEE 802.11n  IEEE 802.11b  IEEE 802.11g  IEEE 802.11n

Other Features

Interface Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed 1s
BEST
USB Cable 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) Unknown - Click to provide data
Silent Shooting
Display Diagonal Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Recording Formats  Linear PCM  PCM  Linear PCM  PCM
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