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Nikon D3200

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Techradar Best in Class 01net.com 4 Star Trusted Reviews Recommended photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice
A very popular and high image quality SLR digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites and 14 further awards from other expert sites
SLR 24.2MP 6016 X 4000 Pixels CMOS Jun 2012
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Nikon D3200 Review

With excellent features and representing value for money, we have ranked the Nikon D3200 number 23 across all digital cameras and number 38 in best selling cameras.
88
Reviews
942 Reviews + 16 Awards
90
Value for Money
Excellent
91
Features
Fully-Featured
20
Age
5 Years Old
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has great expert reviews and superb user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received 16 awards including a "Highly Recommended" award from Gadgetspeak.com plus three other sites and a "Recommended" award from Hardwarezone.com.ph plus three other sites. Pentax cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Nikon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
The D3200 is one of the best selling digital cameras currently on the market. View best selling digital cameras September 2017.
It has some great features:
Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available
6016 x 4000 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 81 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also very good for everyday photography, ranking number 40 in everyday photography cameras as well being very good for portrait photography, ranking number 76 in portrait photography cameras.
71
Portrait Photography
Very Good
68
Landscape Photography
Good
75
Everyday Photography
Very Good
58
Sports Photography
Average
77
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

How Big is the Nikon D3200?

The Nikon D3200 is 125mm wide and 96mm tall. It is 76.5mm deep and weighs 455g.

Nikon D3200 front dimensions
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Nikon D3200 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

16 Industry Awards

Camera experts love this Nikon camera and have given it 16 awards.

The editors of websites Gadgetspeak.com, PhotographyBlog.com, Camera Labs and Ephotozine all thought that this camera was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The authors at review sites Hardwarezone.com.ph, Akam.no, Trusted Reviews and Digitaltrends.com all endorse this Nikon digital camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by both websites Photoreview.com.au and CNET.co.uk, both of which concluded that this digital camera was astoundingly good.

Another two expert review sites both endorsed this Nikon camera. The author at website Onfoto.ru gave this camera a "Silver" award and said it was great and it received a "Gold" award from website What Digital Camera.

The authors at three other expert review sites all decided that this digital camera was very good. This Nikon digital camera received a "Good Choice" award from Pcforalla.idg.se, Techradar gave it a "Best in Class" award and Tweakers.net gave it a "Very Good" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on 61 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, CNET.com and Ephotozine the average expert rating of this camera is 81%.

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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 881 owner reviews this Nikon camera has a terrific average owner rating. Over 75% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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A Top Selling Camera

The D3200 is a popular choice amongst people who purchased cameras in the last 3 months.

Nikon Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 33,992 user and expert reviews (including 8,274 verified purchases), Nikon has very good reviews for its cameras. 95% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, but is over 6 months old. However at £198.99 it is cheaper than 69% of digital cameras.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Nikon D3200 and the United Kingdom price of £198.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $280.00 (£372.62).

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This camera was released in June 2012.

Features

Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available

Nikon offers over 90 own brand lenses for their SLR cameras including macro, fixed focal length and zoom lenses allowing for huge creative versatility. More lenses that fit Nikon SLR cameras are available from third party manufacturers such as Tamron and Sigma.

Nikon lens range

6016 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Nikon D3200 is 6016 x 4000 pixels. That's 51% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Digital cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The Nikon D3200's sensor megapixels of 24.2MP is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 8% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Nikon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (10mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Nikon D3200 of 12,800 is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 72% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of digital cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Average Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Nikon D3200 of 0.0005s is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the fastest 36% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This Nikon camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Nikon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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Heavier Than Average

The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Nikon D3200 of 455g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 79% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon D3200 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Nikon D3200 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 84% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon D3200 has a self-timer, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon D3200 has an HDMI port, unlike 71% of digital cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Nikon D3200 of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 80% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon D3200 has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Nikon D3200 features noise reduction. 91% of digital cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Nikon D3200 supports dioptic correction. 90% of cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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Has a Headphone Output

The Nikon D3200 has a headphone output, which is unusual. 94% of cameras do not have a headphone output.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Nikon D3200 has a carrying case. 88% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon D3200 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 79% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon D3200 supports Wi-Fi. 71% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The smallest maximum memory card size of cameras is 1GB, the largest is 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 42GB. The Nikon D3200's maximum memory card size of only 8GB is in the smallest 27% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Nikon D3200 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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3008 X 2000 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon D3200 supports a maximum still image resolution of 3008 x 2000. That's over two times the resolution of a 1920 x 1280 digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon D3200 supports video capability, unlike 66% of digital cameras which do not support video capability.

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540 Battery Life

Most digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Nikon D3200 which takes 540 battery life.

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Not Waterproof

The Nikon D3200 is not waterproof, although it is worth keeping in mind that 92% of digital cameras are also not waterproof.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Nikon D3200 has a GPS (satellite). 89% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Nikon D3200 has a shoe mounting point, unlike 89% of digital cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Nikon D3200 of 921,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 76% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 610,000 pixels.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Nikon D3200 has an anti-dust function, which is unusual. 91% of digital cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Wide Range of Maximum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480|640 x 424 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Nikon D3200 has an external flash connector, which is unusual. 86% of digital cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Has a Night Mode

The Nikon D3200 has a night mode, which is unusual. 96% of digital cameras do not have a night mode.

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Has a Microphone in

The Nikon D3200 has a microphone in, unlike 88% of digital cameras which do not have a microphone in.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Nikon D3200 has a USB connectivity, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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3D

The Nikon D3200 is 3D, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras are not 3D.

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Features Calendar

The Nikon D3200 features calendar. 86% of digital cameras do not feature calendar.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Nikon D3200 has an orientation sensor. 92% of cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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Supports Live View

The Nikon D3200 supports live view. 83% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon D3200 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Smaller Than Average Eye Relief

Across all the digital cameras the eye reliefs range from 8mm to 27mm, and the average eye relief is 19mm. The eye relief of the Nikon D3200 of only 18mm is in the smallest 34% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other cameras, the Nikon D3200 does not feature bluetooth. 96% of digital cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Network Ready

The Nikon D3200 is network ready, which is unusual. 99% of digital cameras are not network ready.

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Supports Custom Colours

The Nikon D3200 supports custom colours, unlike 94% of digital cameras which do not support custom colours.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon refurbd3200body, nikon amzrefb0062cr, d3200tamron18200mm, nikon 018208925100, nikon vba330k009, nikon vba330ae, nikon d3200, nikon f18g, f3556g, f4556g

Barcodes:

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