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SLR 24.2MP CMOS Dec 2015
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Nikon D3300 Hands-On Field Test
Nikon D3300 ULTIMATE Review: Family, Travel, Portraits, Image Quality, and Blizzard Durability
D5500 Review vs Nikon D3300, Canon 70D & Sony a6000: Portraits, Landscapes & Sports
Nikon D3300 Unboxing & Sample Photos

34 Reasons For

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 38 owner reviews this SLR digital camera has an outstanding overall owner rating.

Good Quality Lens

A few people who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good lens. C. Cross wrote on Amazon three years ago “Attaching and detaching the lens is easy and gives a satisfying click which removes all doubt of whether or not the lens is secured in place”. C. Cross also wrote “Lens=======================The kit 18-55 VR lens is very good”. C. Cross also wrote “The collapsible lens in theory sounds good.”.

Good Quality Pictures

Several people concluded that this digital camera was able to produce good images. C. Cross said “Still Images=======================The camera produces outstanding images in any situation you throw at it” . C. Cross also wrote “With the huge image size, you can easily afford to crop in post, to achieve more of a zoom”. Colder mentioned “Simple Photography” in their review of the Nikon D3300.

A few Nikon D3300 owners who bought it agreed that it had a good picture resolution. Three years ago Moonshine mentioned on Amazon “The lens is great for holiday and family type shooting a real all in one lens”. Sean Reilly rated the Nikon D3300 as excellent and he said “With 24 mega pixels, you can print big images from this camera with very good detail as the image quality (if you can hold the camera steady” in his Nikon D3300 review.

One Nikon D3300 owner said in their reviews that the product was shaky. C. Cross rated the product 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon “It won't cure the most shaky of users”. One person who bought the product reckoned that it had a good image sensor.

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Good Size

Eight Nikon D3300 reviewers said that it was compact. Chris M. said on Amazon “Great camera, light and compact”. Joseph Norton gave it a score of 5 stars and he wrote in his Nikon D3300 review on Amazon “Let me point out this is my first DSLR camera so i am only comparing the images to a decent compact camera and iPhones”. Joseph Norton also said “If you are keen to up you images from a bridge or compact, I couldnt recomend this highly enough for your first DSLR”.

Three people who reviewed it mentioned that it was lightweight. Peter Howarth mentioned on Amazon “Small & lightweight holiday DSLR” in his review of this digital camera. Peter Howarth also said “I purchased the D3300 body as a small & lightweight substitute for my Nikon D7000”.

One Nikon D3300 owner said in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to carry around.

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was tight. Sean Reilly scored this digital camera very highly and he said on Amazon “Been there before; these are the things (just a couple of things) I found most important if your budget is tight and you need 'bang for buck!' I say” in his review of this digital camera.

One customer thought the product was a good body shape. Sean Reilly mentioned on Amazon three years ago “If you have an artistic ambition with this camera just buy the body and look for cheaper older glass that is far, far superior” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

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Easy to Use

Seven Nikon D3300 owners who reviewed it thought it was easy to use. Christineporter wrote in their review on Amazon “Great little camera easy to use good results”. Mr Baz gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and he wrote in his review of the Nikon D3300 “Menus are easy to use and navigate”. Mr. N. Wittmann mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Finding it easy to use and I'm already thinking of buying a telephoto lens”.

Several Nikon D3300 reviewers who bought it concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Some Nikon D3300 owners who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Peter Howarth wrote in his Nikon D3300 review on Amazon “You can get around this by using the retouch menu to add simple special effects in camera on photos you have previously taken”. T. Joyce gave it a score of 5 stars and said in their review of the Nikon D3300 on Amazon “The remainder are in easily driven menus”.

One Nikon D3300 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it performed as expected. Mrs. K. Hitchen mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Does what it says on the tin Great delivery well packaged thank you” in their review of the Nikon D3300.

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Robust

Five Nikon D3300 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was well made. Three years ago C. Cross mentioned “Build Quality=======================The camera feels very solid and well built even though it's all plastic” in their review of this digital camera and gave the product a score of 4 stars. C. Cross also wrote “The built in flash is very good for darker or night shots”. In the same month Mr Baz mentioned in his review of the Nikon D3300 “Video AF-F can jump about a bit trying to focus- No support for wireless (CLS) flash with the built in flash”.

Two Nikon D3300 owners thought it was strong and durable. Gerryjameson mentioned in their review of the Nikon D3300 three years ago “It certainly seems robust enough and is very comfortable to use with its bundled lens (18-55) as well as the 55-200 that I purchased separately”. Mr Owl he mentioned “Lightweight plastic body is quite durable” in his review.

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Good Product Quality

A number of people wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Adam Donoghue mentioned “The picture quality is fantastic” in his Nikon D3300 review and gave it a score of 5 stars. C. Cross said on Amazon three years ago “The quality of image is good enough to do large prints” in their review. C. Cross also wrote “Video=======================The actual video quality is excellent.”.

Reasonably Priced

Some customers who reviewed the product said that it was good value for money. Three years ago Moonshine scored it very highly and mentioned on Amazon “Great SLR for the money”. Moonshine also wrote “Good value SLR we had the D3200 once”. Mr Baz scored this digital camera 4 stars and he wrote in his review of the Nikon D3300 “Good value entry level DSLR a few things to consider though”.

A number of Nikon D3300 owners who bought the Nikon D3300 considered that it was a bargain for the price. C. Cross mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Makes the camera feel cheap”. Mr Owl wrote on Amazon “You'd be well advised to pick up one of the prime Nikon DX lens which are cheap and of good quality” in his Nikon D3300 review. N. Tuson mentioned “Case is plastic and cheap” in their Nikon D3300 review.

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Nikon Cameras Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Nikon digital cameras and also specifically for Nikon SLR digital cameras and found that in both cases Nikon had good reviews.

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Good Battery Life

Three Nikon D3300 reviewers who purchased the product considered that it had a good battery life. Peter mentioned on Amazon “The Nikon supplied battery is fantastic and I have only charged it once after about 600 captures (which includes a live view as well”. Peter Howarth scored this digital camera 80 out of 100 and he wrote on Amazon “The battery supplied is good for over 700 frames which is unusual for a camera in this class” in his review of the Nikon D3300.

Good Video Capture

Some Nikon D3300 reviewers who reviewed the Nikon D3300 thought it was good for video recording. Nigel34 said “Great for video work up to 1280”.

Good Support

Some customers who purchased it wrote that it had good technical guidance. Mr Baz said “You do have autofocus (contrast) with the AF-F mode+ 3.5mm mic input+ "Guide mode" can be useful for some people it can help with shooting situations.” . Two years ago Sally a Combellack scored it very highly and she wrote in her review of this digital camera on Amazon “Great shots, clear icons on screen and a really good help mode”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One person who bought this digital camera concluded that it had a good viewfinder. One customer said in their reviews that the Nikon D3300 had a good screen.

Good Flash

Two Nikon D3300 owners mentioned that the Nikon D3300 had a good flash.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon D3300 was noisy. C. Cross wrote three years ago “This is my niggle with the camera - the auto focus is very loud and is audible in the video footage” in their review.

Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon D3300 supports Full HD video. Most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been around for more than a year do not support Full HD video.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras which support Full HD video and we think a cheaper camera such as the Canon EOS 760D - Rebel T6s[plb_2775914_price] or you might consider a better rated camera such as the Nikon D5500[plb_2701324_price] are also worth considering.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a Full HD video and we think the Sony Alpha A68[plb_3157630_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Light

The lightest digital camera of a similar age and type to the D3300 is 400g , the heaviest is 1.3kg, and the average weight is 610g. The Nikon D3300 is quite light (only 410 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the D3300.

Alternative cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Pentax K-50[plb_2053942_price] (590g and cheaper).

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the Nikon D3300 is more than most cameras of this age and spec. This Nikon camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by cameras of this spec and age. 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 typical of many SLR digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

Across all the cameras of this spec and age the motion JPEG frame rates range from 30fps to 60fps, and the average motion JPEG frame rate is 49fps. At 60 frames per second, the Nikon D3300 has a quite high motion JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Fairly Many Total Megapixels

With a total megapixels of 24.78 megapixels, the Nikon D3300 has a fairly many total megapixels compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the D3300. The least total megapixels of SLR digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the D3300 is 16MP and the most is 48MP.

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Has Eight White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Nikon D3300 is more than most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera has a Shade white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on cameras of a comparable age and spec to the D3300. The white balances "Auto", "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Sunny" are also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Has One Image Editing

The Nikon D3300 has a greater number of image editing modes than most digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This digital camera has a Rotating image editing, which is the most frequently found image editing found on similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the D3300.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This digital camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 360|640 x 424|960 x 540|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080|1920 x 960 pixels, which is the most commonly supported video resolutions on comparable spec 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 number of shooting modes found on the Nikon D3300 is more than most SLR digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera has an Aperture priority shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the D3300. The shooting modess "Auto", "Manual", "Movie", "Program" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this digital camera.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The Nikon D3300 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This Nikon digital camera has a Manual light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on cameras of a comparable spec and age to the D3300. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Auto" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this camera.

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Has a Mini HDMI Connector Type

The number of HDMI connector types found on the Nikon D3300 is more than most similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This digital camera has a Mini HDMI connector type, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector type found on SLR digital cameras that are a comparable age to the D3300.

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H.264 Video Formats Supported

This camera supports a H.264|MOV|MPEG4 video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported on SLR digital cameras that came out more than a year ago.

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Supports Eight ISO Sensitivitys

The Nikon D3300 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by SLR digital cameras that came out around the same time as the D3300. The ISO sensitivitys "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400" and "12800" are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Features Three Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Nikon D3300 is more than most cameras of this type and age. This camera features a Single Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on digital cameras of this age and spec. 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 a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

At only 0.005 seconds, the Nikon D3300 has a quite short flash sync-speed compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the D3300. The average flash sync-speed of SLR digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the D3300 is 0.61s, and the flash sync-speeds range from 0.004s to 1s.

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Supports Two Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the Nikon D3300 is more than most SLR digital cameras that came out more than a year ago. The most frequently supported audio formats supported is PCM, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this Nikon camera. The audio formats supporteds LC-AAC and LPCM are also supported by this digital camera.

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11 Reasons Against

Inferior Technical Features

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that the product did not have good features. T. Joyce mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon two years ago “Mind you, I was tempted by the slightly more expensive new D5500, so if you want a swivelling touch screen display & a few more features I'd go for that”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the D3300 have a built-in flash, however the Nikon D3300 does not have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think the Canon EOS 760D - Rebel T6s[plb_2775914_price], or the Pentax K-S2[plb_2758137_price]; or the Nikon D7100[plb_2082345_price] are also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon D3300 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras of this type and age also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think the D7100[pl_2082345_price], or the D7200 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR + 32GB[pl_2778086_price] both from Nikon which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most digital cameras of this age and type do not support wi-Fi. The Nikon D3300 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a wi-Fi and we think the D5500[pl_2701324_price], or the D7200 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR + 32GB[pl_2778086_price] both from Nikon is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The Nikon D3300 does not support video capability, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the D3300 also do not support video capability.

We compared all the other cameras which also support video capability to this digital camera and we think the Nikon D7200 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR + 32GB[plb_2778086_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the D3300, the Nikon D3300 is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Most similar spec cameras that came out more than a year ago do not have an image stabilizer. The Nikon D3300 is no exception to this as it too does not have an image stabilizer.

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Not 3D

Most SLR digital cameras that are a similar age to the D3300 are not 3D. The Nikon D3300 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Nikon D3300 is more than most SLR digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Nikon digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on digital cameras that are a similar age to the D3300. The flash modess "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Supports Three Camera File Systems

The Nikon D3300 has a greater number of camera file systems than most digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This Nikon camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by SLR digital cameras that were released more than a year ago. The camera file systems "DCF 2.0" and "DPOF" are also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Only 1280x720@50fps Resolution At Capture Speed

The Nikon D3300 has a higher resolution at capture speeds than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This Nikon digital camera has a 1280x720@50fps resolution at capture speed, whereas most cameras that came out around the same time as it have a 1920x1080@30fps resolution at capture speed. In addition, this Nikon camera have resolution at capture speeds of 640x424@25fps, 640x424@30fps, 1280×720@60fps, 1920x1080@24fps, 1920x1080@25fps and 1920x1080@50fps and 1920x1080@60fps.

This camera's resolution at capture speeds (1280x720@50fps) is actually the worst resolution at capture speeds amongst all digital cameras of this spec and age.

Amongst similar types of camera the best resolution at capture speeds is 1920x1080@60fps.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Nikon D3300

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Nikon D3300 has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 3" screen cameras currently available including cheaper digital cameras such as the Pentax K-50[plb_2053942_price].

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the D5500[pl_2701324_price] (3.2"), or the D7200 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR + 32GB[pl_2778086_price] (3.2") both from Nikon which is also higher rated.

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Average Megapixel

The Nikon D3300 has a relatively standard megapixel (24.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out 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 the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on digital cameras of this age and type. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might want to look at include the K-50[pl_2053942_price], or the K-50[pl_2053942_price] both from Pentax which is cheaper; or the D7100[pl_2082345_price], the D5500[pl_2701324_price], or the D7100[pl_2082345_price] all from Nikon which has better reviews.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including the Pentax K-50[plb_2053942_price] which is cheaper; or the D7100[pl_2082345_price], or the D5500[pl_2701324_price] both from Nikon which has better reviews.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
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Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Sensor Format
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Lens Mount Interface
Filter Size
Mounting Type
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Points
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
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Correction
Shoe Mounting Point
Shoe Mounting Point Type
Video
Full HD 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
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Nikon D3300 is a great budget DSLR for beginners with good image quality and expandable ISO range. Video quality is also great. Low light performance is great, thanks to ISO range. To get better...

5 May 2015

Outstanding photo and video quality, nippy performance and no significant drawbacks...

Expert Reviews

10 March 2015

The powerful DSLR camera has the right balance between prosumers and quality DSLRs. It is bound to be a delightful deal for first time DSLR buyers.An excellent entry level DSLR camera for...

14 January 2015

Nikon's glossy, burgundy coloured D3300 digital SLR is for those of you who are just starting your journey into more advanced photography. It's a small unit as far as D-SLRs are concerned, and... Read more…

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…

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Reviewed 18 September 2014 by Poppybcat1

I purchased this camera having looked at lots of reviews and comparisons on line and am really happy. It is an excellent camera, extremely easy to use and takes fantastic photos. Has lots of... Read more…

Reviewed 2 October 2014 by JN27

It may only be entry level, but not having used a DLSR before, I think it is great. The photo's are a real leap in quality - it's like when HD arrived! The guide to help you chose the right... Read more…

Reviewed 2 March 2015 by Daz94

The camera was well packaged and came with a neck strap, a battery, charger, USB cable and another cable (HDMI maybe?). I also ordered the 70-300mm lens (which is expensive but worth the... Read more…

Reviewed 28 June 2015 by Trev123

Bought this camera just before going on holiday to Ireland. Being an amateur photographer this was my first purchase of a DSLR camera. Although I have still not used all of its facilities I am... Read more…

Reviewed 11 September 2015 by AnnaP96

Really well built, light weight yet solid. 24.2MP produces incredibly clear pictures and gives you the option of cropping into finer details of the photo without losing quality. Smooth and easy... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon 50p60, nikon f3556, nikon w1855, nikon vba390, nikon 50p60p, nikon f3556g, nikon w1855m, nikon nkda857, nikon w1855mm, nikon nkda796, nikon vba390a, nikon macro32, nikon vba390ae, nikon macro32g, nikon macro32gb, nikon vba390k009, nikon vba390k001, nikon vba390k008, nikon vba392k001, nikon vba390k010, nikon vba391k001, nikon vba391k002, nid330018105tam70300
Barcodes 00018208015320, 00018208015337, 00018208015344, 00018208134731, 00018208879137, 00018208936618, 00018208936663, 00018208936717, 00018208936762, 00018208936786, 00018208936816, 00018208936861, 00018208946150, 00018208946167, 00018208947560, 00018208947577, 00018208947713, 00018208997350, 00018208997367, 00018208997374, 00018208997626, 00616348035064, 00617689590083, 00845251067798, 00845251067804, 00845251067811, 00845251067835, 00845251067842, 00845251070552, 00845251070569

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