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Nikon D5300 Digital Camera

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SLR 24.2MP 5.5x CMOS Jan 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
Let your creativity soar with the intuitive D5300. With built-in Wi-Fi and GPS, this impressive 24.2-megapixel DX-format camera lets you capture and share the magic of your world in incredible... More
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38 Reasons For

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

Owners have rated this Nikon camera as superb on average.

Good Support

Eight customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had good technical guidance. Two years ago A. Moss mentioned “It has lots of features such as time lapse, wi-fi, gps, very good full hd 50fps video with a decent amount of manual control, mic input, remote trigger input” in their review. Bellaly mentioned in their review three years ago “Most camera's require you to take a couple of shots if you are working in MANUAL to get the right exposure based on your scene” . Graham B. said on Amazon “I purchased the "D5300 for Dummies" book at the same time to help me with the vast amount of features this camera has” in his review of the Nikon D5300.

Good Video Capture

Some Nikon D5300 owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good for video recording. Mr Baz said “Ok)+ Good full HD movie mode with audio control” . Mr Baz also said “Input, sharp and clear video (some moire at times though)+ Has MLU (mirror lock up) useful for macro”.

Good Quality Pictures

Thirty Nikon D5300 owners wrote in their reviews that the Nikon D5300 was able to produce good images. Azorean Snowfox mentioned on Amazon “It is still very cool and useful for long distance photos, just like a live view remote” in their review of the Nikon D5300. Bellaly said on Amazon “Wireless included inside it! Also we see the continuing trend to now remove the Optical Low Pass Filter in manufacturers to give sharper pictures” in their review. Bellaly also mentioned “In AUTO it takes great pictures, turn the dial to No Flash AUTO though as you will rarely need to use the Flash such is the versatility of this camera”.

A number of people who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. A. Moss mentioned on Amazon “It's got plenty of megapixels and is very sharp” in their review of the Nikon D5300 and rated the product 5 stars. Bellaly wrote three years ago “It offers 5 fps continuous shooting, which works very well”. Also three years ago Mr Baz said in his review on Amazon “You really need something a bit better to take advantage of the full 24mp resolution”.

A few people who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it had a good ISO range. Two years ago Uksonic mentioned on Amazon “Picture quality compaired to d3200 is loads better even at high iso”. One person thought it was good in low light. Bellaly mentioned in their review “Its exceptional low light performance is great news for film fanatics too”.

One customer who purchased the Nikon D5300 thought it had a good image sensor. Bellaly said on Amazon “On a prime the true capability of this sensor come out and they look RAZOR sharp.” in their Nikon D5300 review and rated it as excellent.

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Good Connectivity

A number of Nikon D5300 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was wifi compatible. Gafin Morgan said “I love the download link to my iphone or ipad via wifi which allows me immediate sharing of images, visualising shots etc”. In January last year Robin Derrick mentioned “The ability to down load pics to the phone via Wi Fi is great if you want to send them to a friend for instance” in his review and rated the product as excellent.

A number of Nikon D5300 owners considered that the product had gps. Mohawk mentioned on Amazon “GPS is an excellent addition” in their Nikon D5300 review. Two years ago Mr. S. R. Hewett wrote “The WiFi and GPS are a great feature” in their review and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

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Robust

Several customers who bought the product reckoned that it was well made. Three years ago Bellaly rated it 5 stars and wrote in their Nikon D5300 review on Amazon “Whilst this is a solid step up from the likes of the ever popular D3200 as it does offer you more features”. Bellaly also mentioned “Video is clear and solid”. Gafin Morgan wrote in their review on Amazon four years ago “Overall feel of camera is high quality, solid kit”.

One person who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was easy to damage or scratch. Two years ago Whoosh wrote on Amazon “Replaced a D3300 after it was damaged” in their Nikon D5300 review.

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Nice Design

Six people wrote that it was good looking. Azorean Snowfox wrote in their Nikon D5300 review “Beautiful camera, beautiful pictures” and rated the product 5 stars. Toby's View said on Amazon three years ago “With an extreme card the write speed is pretty good” and rated it 80 out of 100. Vellori A. C. N. wrote on Amazon “Beautiful red camera” in their review of this digital camera.

One Nikon D5300 reviewer who purchased it considered that it was a good design.

One Nikon D5300 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was well designed. Mr. R. B. Newport rated this digital camera as very good and mentioned in their Nikon D5300 review “A very well designed camera regarding control layout”.

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Good Technical Features

Some Nikon D5300 owners thought this digital camera had good features. Azorean Snowfox wrote “The user interface on these is the same and so are most features” in their review of this digital camera. Emess135 wrote on Amazon “Nice camera, excellent features, well made, excellent brand, I'm very amazed with its photos” in their review and scored this digital camera 5 stars. Weleasewodger said “I found I didn't need all the features and it's reasonably heavy” in their review of this digital camera and scored this digital camera very highly.

Good Product Quality

Seventeen Nikon D5300 reviewers concluded that the Nikon D5300 was good quality. Amazon Customer mentioned “Stunning quality images, especially when paired with the Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G Lens”. Azorean Snowfox wrote on Amazon “High quality build and results, lots of lenses to choose from, great features, etc”. Davidson Video Productions gave it a very good rating and mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Pros -Flip out display -Excellent photo/video quality -Fun photography modes/features -Wifi”.

Easy to Use

Several Nikon D5300 reviewers considered that it was easy to use. Two years ago A. Moss rated it 5 stars and mentioned in their Nikon D5300 review on Amazon “Lcd settings screen that I always found handy I'm very pleased with the d5300”. Bellaly said in their review of the Nikon D5300 on Amazon “Flash can also be quite intrusive so you'll quickly learn not to use it” and scored this digital camera very highly. Marion he said on Amazon “It's a sexy camera and lovely to use” in his review of the Nikon D5300.

Several Nikon D5300 owners concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Azorean Snowfox wrote “Still getting used to the DSLR manual settings to get the best of this great camera” and rated it as excellent. Gafin Morgan gave the product a score of 5 stars and said in their review of the Nikon D5300 on Amazon “The functions are easy to adjust and the menus easy to navigate”.

One person who purchased it mentioned that it had a good experience. Azorean Snowfox said on Amazon “Forums for real user experience sharing and reviews” and gave the Nikon D5300 an excellent review.

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Reasonably Priced

A few Nikon D5300 owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good value for money. Chaakal wrote in their review of the Nikon D5300 “It is a value for money”. James Craig mentioned on Amazon “A very good price via Amazon coupled with speedy delivery - what more would you want?” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Margotm mentioned “Great value” in their review of the Nikon D5300.

Good Size

A number of people who bought it reckoned that it was compact. Davidson Video Productions said “GPS -Huge range of lenses to work with -Compact design Cons -Mic jack broke -Expensive to repair -Nikon software is useless -GPS feature difficult to use -Nikon lenses expensive” in their Nikon D5300 review. Dogson wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Set on fully automatic the quality of the images I got was no where near the quality from the cheaper and more compact Sony” although they gave it a rating of 2 stars. Liquid Swords said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon three years ago “It's a lot more compact too so it takes up less room”.

A few Nikon D5300 owners who reviewed it agreed that it was a good body shape. James Craig gave the Nikon D5300 an excellent review and he said in his review on Amazon three years ago “I liked the red colour body, albeit this is more expensive than the black body”. Vellori A. C. N. wrote on Amazon “That's one very good entry level body camera”.

One customer concluded that the product was a good weight. Mr Mike Ford scored the product 5 stars and he wrote “Light weight and good!”. One Nikon D5300 owner who reviewed it said that it was easy to carry around. Robin Derrick mentioned “Great camera, much better than my old D5100 still light and easy to use, fits the hand beautifully.” and scored it very highly.

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Good Quality Lens

Several customers who reviewed the product wrote that it had a good lens. Bellaly said on Amazon “The 18-55mm Starter Kit is a good lens.”. Bellaly also mentioned “I believe the 18 - 140 mm is a great travel lens”. James Craig wrote on Amazon “I use it with a Tamron 18-300 lens and this gives great photos” in his review of the Nikon D5300.

One Nikon D5300 owner considered that it had a good autofocus.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Some Nikon D5300 reviewers who purchased this digital camera thought it had a good viewfinder. One Nikon D5300 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it had a good screen.

Nikon Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 15,245 expert and user reviews, Nikon has good ratings for its digital cameras. Nikon also has good ratings specifically within its SLR digital cameras range.

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Good Battery Life

A number of Nikon D5300 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good battery life. Azorean Snowfox wrote in their review “I know from experience that this is probably your most valuable accessory to carry all the time - an extra fully charged battery” and gave the product an excellent review score. Gafin Morgan wrote “Battery life is excellent” in their review of this digital camera. Mohawk wrote on Amazon “Battery life excellent when used without the screen”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person wrote in their reviews that the Nikon D5300 was noisy. Bellaly said on Amazon “It handles low light very well and produces relatively noise free images” and gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars. One Nikon D5300 reviewer who bought it wrote that it was quiet. Mohawk said “Stick with Nikon optics and it's practically silent in use” in their review of the Nikon D5300 and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon D5300 supports wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the D5300 do not support wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras which support wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the D5200 + TAMRON AF 18-200 XR Di II LD + SD 4GB[pl_1829432_price], the D5500[pl_2701324_price], or the D7200 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR[pl_2778086_price] all from Nikon.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of comparable spec cameras that were launched more than a year ago is 3", and the display diagonals range from 2.7" to 3.2". The Nikon D5300 has a quite large display diagonal (3.2 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the D5300.

Other 3.2" screen cameras currently available which you might also want to look at include the D750[pl_2497138_price], the D7100[pl_2082345_price], or the D5500[pl_2701324_price] all from Nikon which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

Like most of the other SLR digital cameras that are a similar age to the D5300, the Nikon D5300 has a built-in flash.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the D3200 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR + AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED[pl_1947140_price], or the D5200 + TAMRON AF 18-200 XR Di II LD + SD 4GB[pl_1829432_price] both from Nikon or the Canon EOS 100D - Rebel SL1[plb_1580158_price] which has better reviews.

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Very Light

The weights of digital cameras of this spec and age range from 400g to 1.3kg, and the average weight is 610g. With a weight of only 480 grams, the Nikon D5300 is one of the lighter cameras of a comparable spec and age to the D5300 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 D5300 is more than most similar spec cameras that were released more than a year ago. This Nikon digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by similar spec digital cameras that were launched 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 digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is the most frequently found camera shutter type on SLR digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

SLR digital cameras that were released around the same time as the D5300 have motion JPEG frame rates of between 30fps and 60fps. At 60 frames per second, the Nikon D5300 has a quite high motion JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the D5300.

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Fairly Many Total Megapixels

The Nikon D5300 has one of the more total megapixelss (24.78 megapixels) amongst digital cameras of this age. Cameras of this age and spec have total megapixelss of between 16MP and 48MP.

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Has Eight White Balances

The Nikon D5300 has a greater number of white balance modes than most SLR digital cameras that have been available for more than a year. This digital camera has a Shade white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on SLR digital cameras that were launched more than a year ago. The white balances "Auto", "Cloudy", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent", "Manual" and "Sunny" are also found on this camera.

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Has Three Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Nikon D5300 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This digital camera has a Neutral photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on cameras that were launched around the same time as the D5300. The photo effectss "Black&White" and "Vivid" are also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on cameras that have been around for more than a year.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This digital camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 424|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that were launched more than a year ago. 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 Seven Shooting Modess

The Nikon D5300 has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras of this age and type. This Nikon digital camera has an Aperture priority shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the D5300. The shooting modess "Auto", "Lens priority", "Manual", "Program", "Scene" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this camera.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The Nikon D5300 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as it. This Nikon camera has a Manual light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than a year. 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 Nikon D5300 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This camera has a Mini HDMI connector type, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector type found on similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the D5300.

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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 digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

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Supports Eight ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon D5300 is more than most similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by cameras that are a comparable age to the D5300. The ISO sensitivitys "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400" and "12800" are also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Optical Viewfinder Type

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

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TFT Display

The Nikon D5300 has a better display than most cameras of this age and type. This Nikon camera has a TFT display, whereas most SLR digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time 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.

A TFT display is in fact the best display amongst all SLR digital cameras that have been around for more than a year.

Amongst similar types of camera the worst display is LCD.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

With a flash sync-speed of only 0.005 seconds, the Nikon D5300 has a fairly short flash sync-speed compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the D5300. The shortest flash sync-speed of cameras that were released one year ago is 0.004s and the longest is 1s.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The Nikon D5300 has a greater number of audio formats than most cameras of this type and age. The most frequently supported audio formats supported is PCM, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this Nikon digital camera. The audio formats supporteds LPCM are also supported by this camera.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Nikon D5300 does not support Full HD video, although this is within the context that most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the D5300 also do not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support Full HD video to this digital camera and we think the Sony Alpha A58[plb_1611460_price], or the Canon EOS 100D - Rebel SL1[plb_1580158_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon D5300 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other SLR digital cameras that are a similar age to the D5300 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think the Nikon D7100[plb_2082345_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The Nikon D5300 does not support video capability, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other cameras that came out more than a year ago also do not support video capability.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a video capability and we think the D3200 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR + AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED[pl_1947140_price], the D5200 + TAMRON AF 18-200 XR Di II LD + SD 4GB[pl_1829432_price], or the D7200 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR[pl_2778086_price] all from Nikon which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Most cameras that came out around the same time as the D5300 are not waterproof. The Nikon D5300 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the D5300, the Nikon D5300 does not have an image stabilizer.

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Not 3D

Most similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the D5300 are not 3D. The Nikon D5300 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

If you want a digital camera that is 3D then you might want to consider the Nikon D500[plb_3195942_price].

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Nikon D5300 is more than most SLR digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This Nikon digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on digital cameras of this age and type. The flash modess "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this digital camera.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Nikon D5300

Released Over a Year Ago

This Nikon digital camera was released over a year ago.

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 24.2 megapixels, the Nikon D5300 has a fairly average megapixel compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been available for more than a year.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 24.2MP cameras and we think the Nikon D3200 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR + AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED[plb_1947140_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Cameras with a higher megapixel that might be worth looking at include the Nikon D750[plb_2497138_price] (24.3MP), or the Sony Alpha A77[plb_2716029_price] (24.3MP) 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 the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on cameras of a comparable age and type to 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 camera to all the other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think because of it's better review score, the EOS 100D - Rebel SL1[pl_1580158_price], the 700D[pl_3906621_price], and the EOS 100D - Rebel SL1[pl_1580158_price] all from Canon is also worth considering.

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MOS Sensor Type

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

We compared all the other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the EOS 100D - Rebel SL1[pl_1580158_price], and the 700D[pl_3906621_price] both from Canon is also worth considering.

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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
Optical Zoom
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
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
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Sync-Speed
External Flash Connector
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
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Magnification
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
USB Connector Type
HDMI
Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Dioptre Correction
Anti-Dust Function
Camera File System
Live View
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Playback Modes
Eye Relief
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
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
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Carrying Case
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards

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Expert Reviews

(77)
17 December 2015

Stunning image quality for instant photo sharing and a remote camera control are just a few features that highlight Nikon's latest Digital SLR, the New D5300. This new phenom also has mapping for... Read more…

Very good image quality from the 24mp CMOS sensor, no optical low pass filter makes for sharper images with a bit more resolution
Impressive 39 point AF system with 9 cross type sensors
Builtin WiFi and GPS
3.2 LCD screen with a meaty 1.04M dots ver
Very good 24MP stills
No depth of field preview
Won't autofocus screw drive lenses (non AFS)
Limited flash capabilities, no Auto FP (High speed sync), no native support of wireless flash (CLS) with built in flash
Live view and movie AF could be quicker, cannot see real pr
Weak 1855mm kit lens

It's a nice compact body, and a good introduction to photography.A quick summary of the good and weaker areasD5300 v D3300 (main differences)D5300 has an articulated LCD (which is also higher res)... Read more…

26 February 2015

Some welcome improvements, but they don't address key criticisms we had with its predecessor...

We recently asked our readers on Facebook to tell us which camera they'd love to buy if money were no object and which camera they would realistically buy within their current budget. The results... Read more…

7 January 2015

Viewed from the front or the back, the Nikon D5500 and D5300 may look quite similar, and both cameras feature a 24.2 megapixel APS-C sensor with no optical low pass filter (OLPF), for optimum... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 16 December 2013 by CpaulPHL
CpaulPHL would recommend the Nikon D5300

I've owned every "compact-format" Nikon from the D60 to the D5000, D5100, D5200, and now D5300. And while my D5200 is less than a year old, I chose to upgrade to the D5300 for two reasons:... Read more…

Reviewed 20 August 2014 by MrJ89

Brilliant bit of kit! Would have been nice if it came with a bag though. Wifi is great and easy to use! Glad in went for this as oppose to the entry level D3300...

Reviewed 29 May 2014 by NikonD5300chic
NikonD5300chic would recommend the Nikon D5300

Just a basic review:...

Reviewed 3 February 2015 by MDJ60

The camera is easy to use on the Automatic setting, and I'm still learning on the Manual !! It produces lovely quality pictures in all situations . The Wifi is easy to set up and quick to... Read more…

Reviewed 22 February 2014 by Doug6096
Doug6096 would recommend the Nikon D5300 (Verified Purchase)

This is a terrific compact DSLR. The compact body means you have to depend on the menus to make many of your choices, but the menus are relatively easy for a seasoned photographer to understand.... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers f4556g, 50p60p, f3556g, vba370, 001522, vba370a, vba370ae, code vba370, nikon f3556, nikon 13488, canon vba370, nikon vba371, nikon vba370, code vba370a, nikon f3556g, nikon lcd242, nikon nkda840, nikon nkda820, nikon ii55200, nikon n073977, nikon vba371a, nikon vba370a, code vba370ae, nikon nkda818
Barcodes 00006536089031, 00008869280519, 00018208015191, 00018208015207, 00018208015214, 00018208015221, 00018208015238, 00018208015245, 00018208015795, 00018208133031, 00018208134885, 00018208935543, 00018208935598, 00018208935642, 00018208935697, 00018208935772, 00018208935871, 00018208935925, 00018208935970, 00018208947591, 00018208947607, 00018208997206, 00018208997220, 00018208999149, 00635131600531, 00841434104854, 00841434104885, 00845251062663, 00845251062670, 00845251062694

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