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Nikon D3300

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A best selling and great value for money SLR camera, perfect for wildlife photography
SLR 24.2MP 1" CMOS Feb 2014
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Nikon D3300 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Nikon D3300 number 3 in best selling cameras and number 9 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 84?

It has not bad expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received seven awards including a "Recommended" award from Digitaltrends.com plus two other sites and a "Highly Recommended" award from Lydogbillede.dk plus one other site. Canon 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 cameras 2017.
The D3300 is one of the best selling digital cameras currently on the market. View best selling digital cameras July 2017.
Customers report good picture quality, excellent technical features and it is easy to use.
It has some great features:
Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available
Quite high megapixels sensor
6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
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 excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 13 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also excellent for sports photography, ranking number 7 in sports photography cameras as well being excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 14 in portrait photography cameras.
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How Big is the Nikon D3300?

The Nikon D3300 is 124mm wide and 98mm tall. It is 75.5mm deep and weighs 410g.

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Nikon D3300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Seven Industry Awards

The editors of review websites Digitaltrends.com, Camera Labs and Expert Reviews all recommend this digital camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The experts at review sites Lydogbillede.dk and Lydogbilde.no both said that this camera was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Techradar gave this camera a "Best in Class" award and it received a "4 Star" award from 01net.com.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on 30 expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Techradar, Digital Versus and T3.com the average expert rating of this camera is 79%.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 945 owner reviews the average owner rating of this camera is outstanding. Over 74% of reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 97% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. Owners think this Nikon digital camera is one of the better digital cameras.

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Customers Report Good Picture Quality

247 owners who bought it agreed that it was able to produce good images, 15 people who bought the product reckoned that it was good in low light and 12 owners who reviewed it agreed that it had a good picture resolution. four customers who reviewed it thought it had a good image sensor.

Customers Report Excellent Technical Features

34 people who reviewed the Nikon D3300 thought it had good features.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

125 owners who bought the Nikon D3300 reckoned that it was easy to use, 18 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus and five owners considered that the product was comfortable and easy to hold.

Users Report Excellent Design

30 owners agreed that this digital camera was good looking.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

16 customers who bought it considered that it was lightweight, 14 owners who purchased it considered that it was compact and six people mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to carry around. four owners wrote in their reviews that it was a good body shape.

Users Report it is Robust

Nine people who purchased it thought it was well made and two people who reviewed the product thought it was strong and durable.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

93 customers who bought it wrote that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

43 customers who bought this digital camera considered that it was good value for money.

Best Seller

Across all cameras, the D3300 is one the fastest selling products currently available according to sales data from Amazon.

Nikon Has Very Good Camera Reviews

Based on 30,771 owner and expert reviews (including 6,974 verified purchases), Nikon has very good reviews for its cameras. Nikon also has very good reviews specifically within its digital cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Excellent Battery Life

10 owners who bought it said that it had a good battery life.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

10 people reckoned that the Nikon D3300 was good for video recording.

Customers Report a Good Flash

Two owners who reviewed it concluded that it had a good flash.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

29 owners said in their reviews that the product had a good lens, eight customers who purchased the Nikon D3300 thought it had a good autofocus and four owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good zoom. two owners wrote in their reviews that the product had a good image stabiliser.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Seven customers who reviewed it agreed that it had a good screen.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, but is over 6 months old. However at £244.99 it is cheaper than 61% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Nikon D3300 and the United Kingdom price of £244.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $293.81 (£381.81).

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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

Quite High Megapixels Sensor

The average megapixels of all digital cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The Nikon D3300's sensor megapixels of 24.2MP is fairly high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 6% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon D3300 has a maximum image resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels. That's 51% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The worst resolution of all cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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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 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The Nikon D3300's ISO sensitivity (max) of 25,600 is fairly high compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 15% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000.

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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 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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Has a Built-In Flash

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The Nikon D3300 has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Weight

The Nikon D3300's weight of 410g is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Nikon D3300 of 0.435" is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Wide Range of Closest Focusing Distances Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the closest focusing distance depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of closest focusing distances are possible with this camera.

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700 Battery Life

Most digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life, including the Nikon D3300 which takes 700 battery life.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The Nikon D3300 supports a maximum still image resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels. That's 51% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels (which is also supported by this Nikon camera). In addition, this camera supports still image resolutions of 1632 x 9600 pixels, 4496 x 3000 pixels, 4608 x 2592 pixels plus 8 more values. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 pixels and the worst is 384 x 480 pixels.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Nikon D3300 has a shoe mounting point. 90% of digital cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Nikon D3300 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 84% of digital cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Nikon D3300 features contrast adjustment, unlike 83% of cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1920 x 960|1280 x 720|960 x 540|640 x 480|640 x 424|640 x 360|320 x 240 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras. 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 a Tripod Mount

The Nikon D3300 has a tripod mount. 75% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Nikon D3300 has an anti-dust function, unlike 91% of cameras which do not have an anti-dust function.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Nikon D3300 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 75% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Has a Microphone in

The Nikon D3300 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

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

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

This Nikon digital 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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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon D3300 features flash exposure compensation. 80% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon D3300 has a self-timer, unlike 82% of digital cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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Wide Range of Aspherical Lenses Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon camera has interchangeable lenses so the aspherical lens depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of aspherical lenses are possible with this camera.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The Nikon D3300's display diagonal of 3" is in the largest 18% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of digital cameras is 0.5", the largest is 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Nikon D3300 features multi burst mode, which is unusual. 87% of digital cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Nikon D3300 has a carrying case. 89% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon D3300 features brightness adjustment, unlike 79% of cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Features Calendar

The Nikon D3300 features calendar. 86% of digital cameras do not feature calendar.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Nikon D3300 supports dioptic correction, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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Supports Live View

The Nikon D3300 supports live view, which is unusual. 84% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Nikon D3300 has a USB connectivity, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of digital cameras range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The Nikon D3300's digital zoom of only 4x is fairly small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 13% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since February 2014.


Product Identifiers

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