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Nikon D3300 Digital Camera

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SLR 24.2MP CMOS SDXC Feb 2016
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24 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 15,245 expert and user reviews for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Nikon has good reviews specifically for its SLR digital cameras.

Just Released Three Months Ago

This camera was only released three months ago.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this digital camera is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on digital cameras that have been around for the last year.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon D3300 has a GPS (satellite), unlike most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the D3300 which do not have a GPS (satellite).

Alternative digital cameras with a GPS (satellite) currently available that you might also want to look at include the Nikon D5300[plb_4015272_price], or the Pentax K-70[plb_3670792_price] which has better reviews.

Alternative cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) that you might want to consider include the Nikon D5300[plb_3823589_price].

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Very Light

Digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the D3300 have weights of between 390g and 880g. With a weight of only 410 grams, the Nikon D3300 is fairly light compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that are a similar age to the D3300.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on SLR digital cameras that came out in the last 12 months.

There are a number of alternative cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Nikon D3100[plb_3251217_price], or the Canon 1200D[plb_3842490_price].

If the sensor type of this Nikon camera is too bad for you then you might want to consider the D80[pl_3214002_price] (CCD), the D40[pl_3214006_price] (CCD), or the D3000[pl_3214012_price] (CCD) all from Nikon which also has a higher rating.

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6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Nikon D3300 has a higher still image resolution than most similar spec cameras that have been on the market for the last year. This camera has a 6000 x 4000 still image resolution(s), whereas most recently released SLR digital cameras have a 4496 x 3000 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Nikon digital camera have still image resolution(s)s of 2992 x 2000, 9600 x 1080, 4800 x 1080 and 1632 x 9600 and 1632 x 4800.

A 6000 x 4000 still image resolution(s) is in fact the best still image resolution across all comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for the last year.

A 480 x 480 still image resolution(s) is the worst still image resolution amongst similar types of digital camera.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The Nikon D3300 has a greater number of supported image formats than most SLR digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This camera supports a RAW image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by new digital cameras. The image formats supported "JPG" is also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Fairly High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

The lowest motion JPEG frame rate of cameras that were launched in the last year is 24fps and the highest is 60fps. With a motion JPEG frame rate of 60 frames per second, the Nikon D3300 has a fairly high motion JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other new SLR digital cameras.

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Quite Many Total Megapixels

With a total megapixels of 24.78 megapixels, the Nikon D3300 has a quite many total megapixels compared to most of the other latest SLR digital cameras. SLR digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the D3300 have total megapixelss of between 6.2MP and 38MP, and the average total megapixels is 20MP.

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700 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Nikon D3300 is a camera that takes 700 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Has Eight White Balances

The Nikon D3300 has a greater number of white balance modes than most similar spec digital cameras that have been available for the last year. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on cameras that were launched around the same time as the D3300. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent", "Shade" and "Sunny" are also found on this digital camera.

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± 5EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many latest cameras.

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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 typical of many cameras that were launched in the last year.

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Very Big Battery Capacity

Across all the recently released cameras the battery capacitys range from 440mAh to 1,300mAh, and the average battery capacity is 950mAh. When compared to other newly released similar spec digital cameras, the Nikon D3300's battery capacity of 1,230 milliampere * hour is one of the biggest.

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1920x1080@60fps Resolution At Capture Speed

The Nikon D3300 has a higher resolution at capture speeds than most SLR digital cameras that have been around for the last year. This Nikon digital camera has a 1920x1080@60fps resolution at capture speed, whereas most cameras that are a comparable age to it have a 1920x1080@30fps resolution at capture speed. This camera also have resolution at capture speeds of 640x424@25fps, 640x424@30fps, 1280x720@50fps, 1280×720@60fps, 1920x1080@24fps and 1920x1080@25fps and 1920x1080@50fps.

This digital camera's resolution at capture speeds (1920x1080@60fps) is actually the best resolution at capture speeds amongst all SLR digital cameras that are a similar age to the D3300.

A 1280x720@50fps resolution at capture speed is the worst resolution at capture speeds amongst similar types of digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon D3300 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this Nikon camera). In addition, this digital camera support video resolutionss of 640 x 360 pixels, 640 x 424 pixels and 960 x 540 pixels and 1920 x 960 pixels. 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution across all digital cameras that were released around the same time as the D3300.

Across comparable types of camera the worst supported video resolution is 640 x 424 pixels.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The number of light exposure modes found on the Nikon D3300 is more than most recently released SLR digital cameras. This camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most frequently found light exposure modes found on comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for the last year. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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Supports Eight ISO Sensitivitys

The Nikon D3300 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most new SLR digital cameras. This camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by SLR digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months. The ISO sensitivitys "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400" and "12800" are also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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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 were released in the last 12 months.

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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 recently released similar spec digital cameras. This camera features a Servo Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on SLR digital cameras that came out around the same time as the D3300. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Continuous Auto Focus" and "Single Auto Focus" are also featured on this Nikon digital camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is the most commonly found focus adjustment on digital cameras that have been around for the last year.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

The Nikon D3300 has a quite short flash sync-speed (only 0.005 seconds) compared to most of the other new SLR digital cameras. Across all the SLR digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the D3300 the flash sync-speeds range from 0.004s to 1s, and the average flash sync-speed is 0.85s.

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Supports Two Audio Formats Supporteds

The Nikon D3300 has a greater number of audio formats than most SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. 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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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Nikon D3300 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other SLR digital cameras that came out in the last 12 months also do not support wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also support wi-Fi including the Canon 1300D[plb_3861494_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other latest SLR digital cameras, the Nikon D3300 does not support Full HD video.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a Full HD video and we think the Nikon D3100[plb_3251217_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Most recently released SLR digital cameras do not have a built-in flash. The Nikon D3300 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in flash.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash and we think the Nikon D3100[plb_3251217_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the D3300, the Nikon D3300 is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon D3300 does not have an image stabilizer, although keep in mind that most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the D3300 also do not have an image stabilizer.

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Not 3D

The Nikon D3300 is not 3D. Most of the other new comparable spec digital cameras are also not 3D.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The Nikon D3300 does not support video capability. Most of the other latest similar spec digital cameras also do not support video capability.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The Nikon D3300 has a greater number of flash modes than most latest similar spec digital cameras. This 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 digital camera.

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Only Supports Three Camera File Systems

The Nikon D3300 has a greater number of camera file systems than most SLR digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This camera supports a DCF 2 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by SLR digital cameras that are a comparable age to the D3300. The camera file systems "DPOF" and "Exif 2.3" are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Nikon D3300

Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon D3300 has a relatively typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that are a similar age to the D3300.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 3" screen cameras and we think the D3000[pl_3214012_price], and the D3100[pl_3251217_price] both from Nikon which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this digital camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the Nikon D5500[plb_3901067_price] (3.2") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Megapixel

The Nikon D3300 has a fairly average megapixel (24.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the D3300.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a higher megapixel then you might want to look at the Pentax K-70[plb_3670792_price] (24.24MP) which also has a higher rating.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think because of it's better review score, the Pentax K-70[plb_3670792_price] is also worth considering.

If the memory card type of this camera is too bad for you then you might want to consider the D3100[pl_3251217_price] (Eye-Fi|SD|SDHC|SDXC and higher rated), or the D3000[pl_3214012_price] (SD|SDHC and higher rated) both from Nikon.

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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
Sensor Format
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Fixed Focal Length
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
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)
Viewfinder
Magnification
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Dioptre Correction
Image Editing
Camera File System
Live View
Tripod Mountable
Multi Burst Mode
Camera Playback
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Eye Relief
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Carrying Case

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Expert Reviews

(92)

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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User Reviews

(432)
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 22 August 2015 by Poppypower99

Bought this TV thinking it had freesat included but it doesn't we wouldn't have paid so much for a TV if we had realised we then had to pay nearly another £200 for a freesat recorder definately... Read more…

Ease to use
Good build quality
Quiet
Looks good
Value for money
Expensive
Skype
No HDR
Occasionally slow interface
Screen a little too reflective
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…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vba490, 50p60p, f3556g, vba490a, vba490ae, nikon 24m2, vba490k001, nikon f3556, nikon 24m2p, nikon 50p60, code vba390, nikon d3300, nikon 50p60p, nikon vba390, code vba390a, nikon f3556g, code vba390ae, nikon n143348, nikon n091796, nikon vba390a, nikon n143348w, nikon n091796w, nikon vba390ae, code vba390k001, nikon vba390k001, nikon vba390k010, nikon vba390k008, nikon 6536089031
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