Nikon Digital Cameras

The 10 Best Nikon Digital Cameras - July 2017

Every week we analyse the technical specs, reviews and prices of every Nikon digital camera on the market in the UK to determine our top 10 list.
In total we compared over 1,430 digital cameras, 190,000 reviews and 14,100 prices. Last updated 21 July 2017.

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#1
D3200

Nikon D3200

Camera Labs - Highly RecommendedTechradar - Best in ClassTrusted Reviews - RecommendedPhotographyBlog.com - Highly Recommended
A great value for money and fully featured SLR digital camera, great for wildlife photography
Reviews
91
8 Awards
Value for Money
93
Excellent
Features
92
Fully-Featured
Age
78
2 Years Old
Overall Score
90
Excellent
24.2MP
SLR
Jan 2016
Megapixels
Camera Type
Release Date
#3
D5300

Nikon D5300

CNET.com - Editor's ChoiceDP Review - SilverPhotographyBlog.com - Highly RecommendedEphotozine - Highly Recommended
A very popular and recently released SLR digital camera, perfect for wildlife photography
Reviews
91
13 Awards
Value for Money
83
Excellent
Features
85
Fully-Featured
Age
92
2 Months Old
Overall Score
87
Excellent
24.2MP
SLR
Jun 2017
Megapixels
Camera Type
Release Date
#8
D3400

Nikon D3400

letsgodigital.org/nl/ - RecommendedCamera Labs - RecommendedPhotographyBlog.com - Highly RecommendedExpert Reviews - Best Buy
A best selling and good value for money SLR digital camera, perfect for wildlife photography
Reviews
83
6 Awards
Value for Money
84
Excellent
Features
84
Fully-Featured
Age
83
11 Months Old
Overall Score
83
Excellent
24.2MP
SLR
Aug 2016
Megapixels
Camera Type
Release Date
#9
D3300

Nikon D3300

Expert Reviews - Recommended
A best selling and great value for money SLR camera, perfect for wildlife photography
Reviews
89
1 Award
Value for Money
94
Excellent
Features
86
Fully-Featured
Age
52
3 Years Old
Overall Score
83
Excellent
24.2MP
SLR
Feb 2014
Megapixels
Camera Type
Release Date
#14
1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

reviewed.com - Editor's ChoiceDigital Versus - 5 StarPhotographyBlog.com - Highly RecommendedEphotozine - Highly Recommended
A fully featured and multi award winning MILC digital camera, perfect for portrait photography
Reviews
87
11 Awards
Value for Money
76
Very Good
Features
94
Fully-Featured
Age
66
2 Years Old
Overall Score
82
Excellent
20.8MP
MILC
May 2015
Megapixels
Camera Type
Release Date
D3100

Nikon D3100

DP Review - SilverPhotographyBlog.com - Highly RecommendedEphotozine - Highly RecommendedWhat Digital Camera - Recommended
A great value for money and multi award winning SLR camera, great for portrait photography
Reviews
86
16 Awards
Value for Money
90
Excellent
Features
68
Good Features
Age
75
1 Year Old
Overall Score
80
Excellent
14.2MP
SLR
5.8x
Megapixels
Camera Type
Optical Zoom
Feb 2016
Release Date
Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

vido.com.ua - RecommendedCamera Labs - RecommendedEphotozine - RecommendedPhotographyBlog.com - Recommended
A great value for money and multi award winning bridge digital camera, great for wildlife photography
Reviews
87
4 Awards
Value for Money
93
Excellent
Features
65
Good Features
Age
74
2 Years Old
Overall Score
80
Excellent
16.1MP
Bridge
42x
Megapixels
Camera Type
Optical Zoom
Jan 2016
Release Date
D5500

Nikon D5500

Digital Versus - 5 StarDP Review - SilverPhotographyBlog.com - Highly RecommendedEphotozine - Highly Recommended
A multi award winning and fully featured SLR camera, perfect for wildlife photography
Reviews
91
9 Awards
Value for Money
67
Good
Features
84
Fully-Featured
Age
61
3 Years Old
Overall Score
78
Very Good
24.2MP
SLR
Jan 2015
Megapixels
Camera Type
Release Date
Coolpix S2900

Nikon Coolpix S2900

PhotographyBlog.com - Recommended
Reviews
79
1 Award
Value for Money
94
Excellent
Features
65
Good Features
Age
62
2 Years Old
Overall Score
76
Very Good
20.1MP
Compact
5x
Megapixels
Camera Type
Optical Zoom
Aug 2015
Release Date
  • £99.00
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Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

A very popular and great value for money compact digital camera, perfect for everyday photography
Reviews
74
99 Reviews
Value for Money
95
Excellent
Features
72
Good Features
Age
62
2 Years Old
Overall Score
77
Very Good
20.2MP
Compact
28x
Megapixels
Camera Type
Optical Zoom
Mar 2015
Release Date
  • £134.99
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Nikon Digital Cameras

Nikon Digital Camera Prices

The price range of Nikon cameras is from £40 to £4,888 and in total we found prices for 83 Nikon cameras. The average price of a new Nikon camera is £698 and 80% of Nikon digital cameras are priced between £74 and £1,725. The Nikon D5 is the most expensive Nikon camera that we found at £4,888, and the Nikon L31 is the cheapest at only £40.

Price Range of Nikon Digital Cameras

Nikon cameras range in price from £40 to £4,888, and the average price of Nikon cameras is £698 which is the 5th highest average price of all camera brands.

Average Rating of Nikon Cameras

We have checked 13,957 expert reviews and 110,984 user reviews for cameras written online and used these reviews to calculate an average rating for cameras of 89%. This makes Nikon the 5th best rated camera brand.

When Are Most New Nikon Digital Cameras Released?

December to February is the most common period for new Nikon cameras to be released in. For the latest Nikon camera features you may want to consider waiting until December 2017. Also the price of the current Nikon digital cameras may drop off just before the latest models are released in December. In February 2016 22 new Nikon cameras were released making it the biggest month that year for new Nikon camera releases. 10 new Nikon cameras were released in December 2015 making it the biggest month that year for new Nikon camera releases. The biggest month in 2014 for new Nikon camera releases was January, with 24 new Nikon digital cameras released that month.

How Fast Do Nikon Digital Camera Prices Drop After Release?

In the first 6 months after release, Nikon digital cameras drop in price by 0% on average. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £0 on a typical £588 new Nikon camera by waiting 6 months before buying.

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