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SLR 24.2MP CMOS SDXC Dec 2015
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38 Reasons For

Sixteen Industry Awards

This camera is one of the most highly awarded by expert review sites of all the SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year.

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

The reviewers at Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com, Camera Labs and Gadgetspeak.com all strongly endorse this Nikon digital camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The writers at CNET.co.uk and Photoreview.com.au both thought that this camera was marvellous and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

An additional two expert review sites thought that this Nikon camera was good. This camera received a "Gold" award from What Digital Camera and the editor of Onfoto.ru decided that it was great and gave it a "Silver" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on fifty-nine expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Ephotozine the average expert rating of this camera is 81%.

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 802 user reviews the average user rating of this SLR digital camera is brilliant.

Nice Design

Thirteen customers said in their reviews that the product was good looking. Two years ago Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The red colour is very pretty” and scored it very highly. Amazon Customer also wrote “Beautiful camera”. Brizey mentioned in January last year “The colour is beautiful and people notice the change from black or silver to funky red” in their Nikon D3200 review and scored it 5 stars.

One person who reviewed the product reckoned that it was well designed. Two years ago Jim Smith scored it very highly and he said on Amazon “A very beautiful and well designed camera, with more features than most more advanced cameras have in them, read, 24mp in an entry level camera”.

One Nikon D3200 owner who bought this digital camera thought it was smooth. Nitz4uk said on Amazon “Works very well smooth and fast” in their review of the Nikon D3200 and scored it 5 stars.

One Nikon D3200 reviewer who purchased the product thought it was a good design. Digitalversus.com gave the Nikon D3200 a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote on Digital Versus “Frustrating is the first word that springs to mind with the Nikon D3200, as in spite of its great picture quality, pleasant user-friendly design, good build quality”.

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Good Support

Some Nikon D3200 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Alison Mary Willey said in her review of the Nikon D3200 “There is an easy guide and simple auto shoot facility”. Amazon Customer said in their review on Amazon “It's really easy to use and the guide is an amazing feature”. Ayrshire Davie scored it very highly and mentioned “I believe in reading the manual first” in their Nikon D3200 review.

Easy to Use

Some people considered that this digital camera was easy to use. 3rdpersonphotos said in their Nikon D3200 review on Amazon “Find it much better to use” yet they rated the Nikon D3200 40 out of 100. Alicat99 said on Amazon “It's easy to understand, so you can have some fun and control without being a technical genius”. Alison Mary Willey wrote “It appears a very sophisticated camera and to use it to its' fullest strengths it most certainly is;”.

A number of people who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Four years ago Amazon Customer said “The scene modes make selection of appropriate settings very quick” and scored the product 5 stars. Dave H said in his Nikon D3200 review on Amazon five years ago “I've only had the D3200 for 3 days so I haven't fine tuned the settings to get the optimum performance.”. David P wrote “The menu system is much easier to navigate”.

Several Nikon D3200 reviewers who purchased it thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Nikon D3200 review on Amazon “It is a bit more comfortable to hold than the D40”. Ellen mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Good to hold, comfortable in my hands” in her review of the Nikon D3200 and rated it 5 stars. Graham Bray wrote “Eventually after holding both the Canon & Nikon camera I decided that Nikon felt better in my hands so then went between D3100, D3200 or D5200”.

Several Nikon D3200 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. Malcolms said on Amazon “It was very easy to set up and though the instruction manual is in very small type” in their Nikon D3200 review and gave the product a very good review. Petersmac wrote “There are options available to setup the camera pretty much to whatever way you find” .

A number of Nikon D3200 owners reckoned that the Nikon D3200 had a good experience. Reader in Training mentioned in their review of the Nikon D3200 on Amazon “Already bought a few extra lenses accessories to really put the camera through its paces and enhance the experience”. Expert website Hardwarezone.com.my mentioned “It provides a truly enjoyable shooting experience for the novice shutterbug” in their Nikon D3200 review.

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Good Product Quality

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon D3200 was good quality. Alan Wild mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon three years ago “Full HD, professional looking 24.2MP - no over exaggeration by Nikon here! The built in flash is very high quality too meaning that an extra flash isn't necessary” and gave it a very good rating. Alan Wild also said “The built in microphone captures good quality sound inside upto about 6 feet away I've found”. Alicat99 scored it 5 stars and said in their review of the Nikon D3200 “This one really is a step up in quality and it's easy to understand, so you can have some fun”.

Good Technical Features

A few Nikon D3200 reviewers who bought the Nikon D3200 considered that it had good features. Chaz mentioned four years ago “Astonishingly good quality and features” in their review of the Nikon D3200 and rated the product 5 stars. Chaz also said “And the features are easily set out”. Christie365 rated the product as very good and said in their review “The camera has lots of great features my favourite being that of guide mode, which had basic”.

Good Size

Some Nikon D3200 owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was compact. Two years ago Chrissy Sawyer wrote on Amazon “Whoops, then bought a compact Digital camera” in her review of this digital camera. David Avoura King rated the product 5 stars and he said in his review of the Nikon D3200 on Amazon three years ago “A big improvement in quality of photos over the old compact camera I had before”. Gibbsy gave the Nikon D3200 a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Nikon D3200 also three years ago “If you are new to anything more than a compact theres a fair bit to it if you want to get technical”.

A few people considered that it was lightweight. Asf scored it 4 stars and said on Amazon “Great quality lightweight DSLR” in their review of this digital camera. James Legate said on Amazon three years ago “Astonishingly good photo's, relatively lightweight” in his review. Onewithall said in their review on Amazon “Lightweight, which is it's main advantage over full frame DSLRs, along with price” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Some people who bought it wrote that it was a good body shape. David P wrote in his review of the Nikon D3200 “Omitting the lens motor from the body means my excellent Sigma 17-70 lens (no in-built motor) has to be used with manual focus which I find very sensitive”. Mr. Ireneusz Zielinski said “Decided to buy body only + fast 35mm/1.8 prime lens”. R. Golin mentioned on Amazon four years ago “I hear that this body is as good as the D5100, with slightly less fancy shmancy stuff, like the flip-LCD”.

A number of customers reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. Two years ago Amazon Customer said on Amazon “It's not too heavy to carry around” in their review of the Nikon D3200. Petersmac wrote in their review five years ago “The camera is not particularly heavy, I could carry this all day happily, whereas thats not true with bulkier pro dslrs”.

A number of people thought it was a good weight. Malcolms scored it very highly and mentioned three years ago “It is a great camera, light weight and smaller than the D50 with more features” in their review. Nomadintent wrote “The image quality, ease of use, light weight and reasonable cost make this incredible value for money”.

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Reasonably Priced

Several Nikon D3200 reviewers who purchased the Nikon D3200 mentioned that it was good value for money. Three years ago Alan Wild wrote in his review of the Nikon D3200 on Amazon “Very fair price too”. Alex Hughes gave it a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “A fab camera & now total vfm (value for money) !”. Anna wrote on Amazon “Have some great shots ! Arrived quickly and good value!” in her review and scored this digital camera very highly.

Some Nikon D3200 owners considered that the product was a bargain for the price. Alex Hughes gave the Nikon D3200 a score of 5 stars and he said in his review of the Nikon D3200 “It has become a total bargain DSLR”. Three years ago Ayrshire Davie mentioned in their review “This camera was chosen after a great deal of research” and rated it as excellent. Also three years ago Gbinfwb wrote on Amazon “This is a fantastic bargain”.

A number of Nikon D3200 reviewers concluded that the product was cheap. Jack Brewis said in his review of this digital camera “To be honest there is not much change for the increase in price, therefore if you are on a budget this is a much better choice”. Phil W gave the Nikon D3200 a score of 4 stars and he mentioned “Delivers very sharp images corner to corner with the inexpensive Nikon 35mm AF-S lens at f8, better than any wide angle zoom” in his review of the Nikon D3200. Phill wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “And look out for Amazon doing a special offer like I did”.

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Robust

A few people wrote in their reviews that it was well made. Dans Tech (youtube) wrote “The build quality is great for this price point” in their review. Two years ago David B wrote on Amazon “Good solid camera at a great price”. Mr. D. Jenner mentioned on Amazon five years ago “No noise penalty with 'Active D'.* Well built and extremely compact, yet controls are easy to operate” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

A few Nikon D3200 owners who purchased the Nikon D3200 said that it was strong and durable. Cheshire Gent said “Everything about it feels well-made - it is rugged enough to provide reassuring grip” and scored it very highly. Mr. D. P. Latchford mentioned in their review of the Nikon D3200 “Build quality is great very sturdy yet very light”. Five years ago Vanessa 21 rated this digital camera as excellent and said “In less 'durable' bodies for £300 ! Learn the lesson the easy way! NOTE”.

A number of customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to damage or scratch. R. Golin mentioned on Amazon four years ago “If you're into fancy stuff that gets broken easily, get the D5100 instead” in their review and scored it very highly. Stephen Foster rated it as excellent and he said in his review on Amazon three years ago “Well packaged to avoid damage, superb quality entry level DSLR camera, Nikon make the best cameras in the world in my humble opinion”.

One customer concluded that the Nikon D3200 was reliable. Four years ago P. B. Chandler gave it a rating of 5 stars and said “I reluctantly had to store my trusty 35mm slr film camera”.

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Good Quality Pictures

One hundred and thirty-seven people reckoned that the Nikon D3200 was able to produce good images. Ab Siddique said in their review of this digital camera two years ago “Highly recommended for those who are getting into photography or just simply enjoy taking photos” and scored the Nikon D3200 5 stars. Abigail Jackson said in her review of the Nikon D3200 “Have taken great photos of dancers moving at high speed”. Alan Wild he said on Amazon three years ago “Quality of the photos is simply faultless in this camera” in his review.

Some customers who purchased this digital camera mentioned that it had a good picture resolution. Callum Gibson said on Amazon “The resolution is superb” in their review. Callum Gibson also said “The focusing is more than suitable for most shooting, apart from the fastest action (sports, wildlife etc) The 4 fps isn't that bad”. Cavegirl wrote on Amazon “The VR function on the lens is great for a novice as well as useful for shooting at 55mm for beginner wildlife enthusiasts” in their Nikon D3200 review.

Some Nikon D3200 owners said in their reviews that it had a good image sensor. Three years ago Callum Gibson mentioned on Amazon “The 24MP sensor is stunning” in their review. D Deacon mentioned “The camera output from the 24.2MP sensor is fine” in their review. Four years ago Focloirpoca mentioned in their Nikon D3200 review “This camera has a massive sensor and has 11 different focal points on the viewfinder, much more geared towards amateur than more hard core d 70s”.

A number of customers who bought the Nikon D3200 thought it was good in low light. Four years ago B. Lythgoe wrote “In the case of the Mary Rose the whole exhibit is" low light”. Gary Parker mentioned in his Nikon D3200 review “The low light level performance slightly better”. John Blayse mentioned on Amazon “Quality of photo is very good even in low-light” in his review of this digital camera.

Several customers said in their reviews that it had a good ISO range. Asf said on Amazon “Noticeable as it's quite clean at lower ISO's - it also means adding a lot of noise-reduction at higher ISO's, which of course blurs some of the detail”. Simon Gray Rutherford gave the product an excellent review and he said on Amazon three years ago “The high ISO settings, Active D Lighting (which is amazing when light is low or even behind the subject”.

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Good Quality Lens

Several people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good lens. Two years ago Amazon Customer wrote “Get a good case for it, don't go for a cheap one and also buy yourself a glasses lens cleaning cloth to gently wipe any dust from the lens” in their review. Cavegirl said three years ago “Easy to use for a starter, great first lens too” in their Nikon D3200 review and gave the product an excellent review score. Cheshire Gent said in their review on Amazon “I have to say that the 35mm lens is the star of the show” and scored the Nikon D3200 5 stars.

A number of Nikon D3200 owners who bought it agreed that it had a good autofocus. Callum Gibson wrote on Amazon three years ago “It has a good 11 auto-focus points, none being cross type.” in their review of the Nikon D3200. Callum Gibson also mentioned “The focusing is bang on 90% of the time”. Callum Gibson also mentioned “The focusing is so good, that tracking a dog moving towards the camera again 90% of the shots being in focus”.

Some people considered that the Nikon D3200 had a good zoom. Denis Giulianotti said “The digital picture quality with 24.2 effective megapixels is outstanding and when I download pics to my pc and zoom in real close the quality is unbeatable” in his review of the Nikon D3200. Two years ago Richard gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he wrote “The manual zoom action is firm”.

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Good Video Capture

Eighteen Nikon D3200 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good for video recording. Alan Wild said on Amazon “Video recording wise it is a tad grainy in low light environments” in his Nikon D3200 review. Bob Rosamond mentioned in his Nikon D3200 review five years ago “It also takes superb 1080p videos and will auto focus while doing so, something the the D90 wouldn't do” . Dans Tech (youtube) rated the product 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon three years ago “A Great DSLR for the money! Takes amazing photos via its 24MP Sensor, as for video quality, great 1080p, especially good for myself as a Youtuber” in their Nikon D3200 review.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Several Nikon D3200 reviewers agreed that the Nikon D3200 had a good screen. Richard gave this digital camera an excellent review and he wrote in his Nikon D3200 review on Amazon two years ago “The menus on the rear screen are easy to get used to.”. Simon Gray Rutherford wrote on Amazon three years ago “Being able to preview your images instantly on the large screen” in his Nikon D3200 review. T. Draper mentioned on Amazon “Settings can be changed quite easily using the screen on the back” in their review of this digital camera and gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars.

Some people said in their reviews that it had a good viewfinder. Mr. D. Jenner mentioned in their Nikon D3200 review “18-55mm kit-zoom supplied with the 550D gives sharper results.* Small viewfinder (as with all DX-format DSLRs” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. Richard he mentioned in his Nikon D3200 review “Having been a film camera user for a very long time, I still like a real viewfinder to look through, with the camera held to the eye”. T. Draper wrote “The sound was superb! You can also take photo's at the same time, brilliant!I prefer to use the viewfinder for most shots” in their review of the Nikon D3200.

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Good Battery Life

Seven people who purchased this digital camera mentioned that it had a good battery life. Jeanette Martin said on Amazon “Battery life is good” and rated it 5 stars. Four years ago Mr. D. P. Latchford wrote on Amazon “Battery life is excellent as well”. In the same month Mr. S. M. Morritt said “The standard battery will easily last 500 photos so 1 battery should be enough for most peoples days shooting (depending how much you review using the rear screen of course”.

Acceptable Noise Level

Five customers said in their reviews that it was noisy. Callum Gibson wrote in their review of the Nikon D3200 on Amazon “Even at ISO 100, noise is easily spotted in shadows, not really much better than the average iPhone really” and scored it 5 stars. Callum Gibson also mentioned “The noise performance is quite good”. Callum Gibson also mentioned “At ISO 3200, as long as their arn't any dark shadows, you'll be able to look past the noise no problem”.

A number of Nikon D3200 owners who reviewed it considered that it was quiet. Three years ago Alan Wild wrote “If you're speaking quietly it's about 3/4 feet”. Whatdigitalcamera.com mentioned on What Digital Camera “It's been pretty quiet period for entry-level DSLRs over the last twelve months” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Connectivity

Three Nikon D3200 reviewers said in their reviews that this digital camera was wifi compatible. Mr. S. M. Morritt mentioned on Amazon “A tripodExtra battery (just in case you're trigger happy)A good carry caseA wireless remote control” in their review. Two years ago Tiny Hodgkin mentioned “Doesn't work very well, if you need remote functionality look at the newer models with built in wi-fi” and rated it 5 stars. Digitalversus.com said in their review on Digital Versus “Nikon, however, has developed a little Wi-Fi module (WU-1a) as an optional extra (approx”.

One Nikon D3200 owner mentioned that the Nikon D3200 was good in terms of USB connections. Mr. Ireneusz Zielinski wrote in their review of the Nikon D3200 on Amazon “One not very well known feature is that you can shoot photos tethered (USB) using free (open source) windows app”.

One Nikon D3200 owner reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Digital Versus “While compact cameras are adopting new connectivity features like GPS”.

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Good Brand

On average Nikon SLR digital cameras have good ratings compared to other brands as do all digital cameras manufactured by Nikon.

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Good Flash

Two Nikon D3200 owners said in their reviews that it had a good flash.

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

Unlike most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the D3200 which do not support video capability, the Nikon D3200 supports video capability.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year, the Nikon D3200 has a built-in flash.

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Very Light

The lightest SLR digital camera that is a comparable age to the D3200 is 400g and the heaviest is 1.3kg. With a weight of only 455 grams, the Nikon D3200 is one of the lighter digital cameras of this type and age amongst SLR digital cameras of this age.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the Nikon D3200 is more than most similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Nikon camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by SLR digital cameras that came out more than a year ago. The image formats supported "RAW" is also supported by this camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is the most commonly found camera shutter type on cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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13 Flash Guide Numbers

The Nikon D3200 has more flash guide numbers than most of the SLR digital cameras that were released more than a year ago. Most of the SLR digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the D3200 only have between 9 and 12 flash guide numbers, however this Nikon camera has 13 flash guide numbers.

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Has Eight White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Nikon D3200 is more than most SLR digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera has a Shade white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on digital cameras of this type and age. The white balances "Auto", "Cloudy", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent", "Manual" and "Sunny" are also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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6016 X 4000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Nikon D3200 has a 6016 x 4000 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution found on most digital cameras of this type and age. Across all digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the D3200 the image resolution ranges from 1280 x 1024 pixels to 8688 x 5792 pixels.

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Has One Image Editing

The number of image editing modes found on the Nikon D3200 is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera has a Rotating image editing, which is the most frequently found image editing found on digital cameras of a similar age and type to the D3200.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 424|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many SLR digital cameras that have been available for more than a year. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Has Six Shooting Modess

The Nikon D3200 has a greater number of shooting modes than most SLR digital cameras that have been around for more than a year. This camera has an Aperture priority shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on cameras that have been available for more than a year. The shooting modess "Manual", "Movie", "Program", "Scene" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this digital camera.

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Has a Mini HDMI Connector Type

The Nikon D3200 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This camera has a Mini HDMI connector type, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector type found on digital cameras that came out more than a year ago.

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H.264 Video Formats Supported

This digital camera supports a H.264|MOV|MPEG4 video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported on similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Supports Seven ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon D3200 is more than most cameras of a similar age and type to it. This camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by SLR digital cameras that were released around the same time as the D3200. The ISO sensitivitys "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200" and "6400" are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Features Three Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The Nikon D3200 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most cameras that have been available for more than a year. This digital camera features a Single Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on SLR digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the D3200. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Continuous Auto Focus" and "Servo Auto Focus" are also featured on this Nikon digital camera.

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Optical Viewfinder Type

This digital camera has an Optical viewfinder type, which is typical of many cameras of this age and type.

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TFT Display

The Nikon D3200 has a TFT display which is better than most cameras that came out around the same time as it. Most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

This camera's display (TFT) is actually the best display amongst all cameras that have been available for a similar time to the D3200.

An LCD display is the worst display across similar types of camera.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The Nikon D3200 has a greater number of audio formats than most digital cameras of this age and type. The most frequently supported audio formats supported is PCM, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this camera. The audio formats supporteds LPCM are also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other cameras of this spec and age, the Nikon D3200 does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most digital cameras of this age and spec do not have a GPS (satellite). The Nikon D3200 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most digital cameras of this age and type do not support wi-Fi. The Nikon D3200 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Not Waterproof

Most cameras of a similar age and type to the D3200 are not waterproof. The Nikon D3200 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Most SLR digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the D3200 do not have an image stabilizer. The Nikon D3200 is no exception to this as it too does not have an image stabilizer.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the D3200, the Nikon D3200 is not 3D.

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Only Features Four Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Nikon D3200 is more than most SLR digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. This digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on cameras that were launched more than a year ago. The flash modess "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Nikon D3200 is more than most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by SLR digital cameras that came out more than a year ago. The camera file systems "DCF 2.0" and "DPOF" are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Only 11 Auto Focus (AF) Pointss

The Nikon D3200 is an 11 auto Focus (AF) points digital camera. Most of the other SLR digital cameras that came out more than a year ago have between 9 and 152 auto Focus (AF) pointss.

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Only 1280x720@50fps Resolution At Capture Speed

The Nikon D3200 has a 1280x720@50fps resolution at capture speed which is higher than most digital cameras of this spec and age. Most SLR digital cameras that were released one year ago have a 1920x1080@30fps resolution at capture speed. In addition, this Nikon digital camera have resolution at capture speeds of 1280×720@60fps and 1920x1080@24fps and 1920x1080@25fps.

A 1280x720@50fps resolution at capture speed is in fact the worst resolution at capture speeds amongst all SLR digital cameras that came out around the same time as the D3200.

The best resolution at capture speeds across comparable types of camera is 1920x1080@60fps.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the D3200 is 6,400, the highest is 52,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 25,000. With an ISO sensitivity (max) of only 6,400, the Nikon D3200 has one of the lower ISO sensitivity (max)s amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The lowest display resolution (numeric) of digital cameras that have been around for more than a year is 460,000 pixels and the highest is 2,400,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of only 921,000 pixels, the Nikon D3200 has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the D3200.

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Very Low Motion JPEG Frame Rate

The motion JPEG frame rates of digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the D3200 range from 30fps to 60fps, and the average motion JPEG frame rate is 49fps. At only 30 frames per second, the Nikon D3200 has a fairly low motion JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the D3200.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Nikon D3200

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this SLR digital camera was released.

Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon D3200 has a pretty typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Average Megapixel

The Nikon D3200 has a pretty standard megapixel (24.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched more than a year ago.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth considering include the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5[plb_2165788_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Sensor Format
Design
Waterproof
Colour of Product
Lens System
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Lens Mount Interface
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Mounting Type
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Shutter Speed Settings
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Guide Number
Flash Sync-Speed
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Second Display
Viewfinder
Magnification
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
HDMI
Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Calendar
Histogram
Orientation Sensor
Image Editing
Camera File System
Live View
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Eye Relief
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Quick Start Guide
Carrying Case
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Network Ready
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
On/off Switch
Panorama
Digital SLR
Manual Focus
Optical Viewfinder
Trimming
Rotating

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18 December 2014

If you have kids, the impulse to document every instant of their waking lives is nearly as powerful as the impulse to feed and shelter them. I'll help you find the perfect camera to freeze those... Read more…

19 May 2014

A best choice With the course of time, the style and technique of photography has changed like anything. Now the advance technologies have taken the photography to the extent that it is now... Read more…

12 February 2014

Nikon has delivered an excellent camera in the Nikon D3200, and it's still a great option for novices wishing to take their photography more seriously. It also offers a more affordable alternative...

1 February 2014

The entry-level Nikon D3200 has a few tricks up its sleeve that make it super-easy for beginners to use, plus some high-end specs like a mega-high-resolution sensor that you won't find even on...

27 November 2013

Despite the emergence of mirrorless cameras, the market is still dominated by conventional DSLRs. Several companies make excellent SLRs to help consumers get better quality pictures for under... Read more…

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Reviewed 6 March 2013 by Big G
Big G would recommend the Nikon D3200 (Verified Purchase)

It's great how you can go from photos to video camera and back just by pressing one button. We are new grandparents and I'm really glad we chose this package at B and H Photo. I did all my... Read more…

Reviewed 16 May 2012 by Kylereese
Kylereese would recommend the Nikon D3200 (Verified Purchase)

I've had this camera for about a week now and overall I love it. The image quality is outstanding and the kit lens isn't bad either! I do a lot of recording studio photography so the good low... Read more…

Reviewed 19 September 2012 by Stephen the Sea Serpent
Stephen the Sea Serpent would recommend the Nikon D3200 (Verified Purchase)

I bought the Nikon D3200 as a replacement for my old trusted D80 and D40x combo. I also decided to downsize my lens collection to just two lens (for now) with the kit 18-55mm lens and the 55-300mm... Read more…

Reviewed 9 December 2012 by Photomanliny
Photomanliny would recommend the Nikon D3200

As an owner of MANY DSLR's from Nikon over the years since the original D1, this camera will appease MANY end users from amateur to professional. I'll give it 5 stars because I knew what I was... Read more…

Reviewed 31 July 2012 by Riezl the Sun Chaser
Riezl the Sun Chaser would recommend the Nikon D3200

I have used my D3200 extensively over the past 2 months capturing individual portraits, family photos, group photos and magazine shots among others. Shooting in Jpeg can produce good shots but it... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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