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Nikon D3300
9.6 out of 10

Nikon D3300

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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

About
20 March 2015
  • Summary: Nikon and Canon have long dominated the entry-level portion of the DSLR market with plenty of strong interchangeable lens camera options, so when these two manufacturers offer new models into this segment of the market, photographers will always pay attention.
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Overall 7
7.0

Nikon D3300 review: Solid compact DSLR for beginner and pro alike

Macworld
3 February 2015
  • Summary: A highly capable starter camera that produces great images and has one of the most friendly and intuitive interfaces we've seen.
  • Pros: Friendly interface, Smooth operation
  • Cons: Program mode tends to produce darker exposures
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Overall 9
9.0

Nikon D3300

layersmagazine.com
15 September 2014
  • Excerpt: Are you looking to take great pictures of kids in action, beautiful landscapes, or people at a party, in any kind of light, with an economical, lightweight, consumer DSLR? Then the Nikon D3300 is for you. There are a lot of DSLRs in the marketplace today.
  • Pros: Great-looking photos
  • Cons: Missing some features you’re willing to pay more for
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Overall 10
9.6

Nikon D3300 Review: The Ultimate Beginners Camera

Digitalcamera HQ
6 June 2014
  • Summary: Nikon has always made solid entry-level DSLRs for beginners--can their latest option measure up?
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Overall 8
7.9

Expert Review

TopTenREVIEWS
22 May 2014
  • Summary: The Nikon D3300 is an excellent DLSR camera for beginners. It offers a great price coupled with excellent image quality that won't hold you back as you progress as a photographer. Despite lacking several features, the D3300 is incredibly versatile and one of the best values on the market.
  • Pros: This camera features exceptional video and still-image quality.
  • Cons: It lacks additional features, such as an articulating LCD screen.
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Overall 8
7.7

Expert Review

DP Review
21 May 2014
  • Summary: The Nikon D3300 is an entry-level DSLR with an impressive spec list, including a 24 megapixel sensor and 1080/60p HD video recording. It provides the right level of controls for a beginner, offers a number of in-camera retouch options, and boasts excellent battery life.
  • Pros: 24 megapixel APS-C sensor is one of the best in its class, Light, well-balanced body, Detailed, smooth 1080/60p HD video, Customizable Fn button allows for direct access to ISO or white balance, Rear command dial makes shooting in P, A and S modes easy, Raw files offer ample room for corrections ...
  • Cons: Rear command dial can't be used with 'info' menu change settings more quickly, Useful settings like Auto ISO on/off and Active D-Lighting buried in camera menu, Can't change aperture while live view is engaged, Auto mode continues to use very slow shutter speeds with flash turned off, Movie mode ...
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Overall 9
9.0

Nikon D3300

Imaging Resource
14 May 2014
  • Conclusion: The lightweight and compact entry-level DSLR from Nikon brings a lot to the table for the budding DSLR photographer. A significant upgrade over the previous D3200, the new Nikon D3300 offers improvements in both body construction and under-the-hood features, including the sensor, the image processor...
  • Pros: Generally excellent image quality, Very good high ISO performance, Excellent per-pixel sharpness and resolution, Good dynamic range, Compact kit lens with very good performance stopped-down, Good performance for its class, 5fps burst mode with deep JPEG buffers, Very good battery life for a compa...
  • Cons: Autofocus can struggle in low light, Weak and inconsistent flash test exposures, Slow contrast-detect autofocus in Live View mode, Aperture not adjustable in Live View, No AE bracketing support, Limited external controls means lots of visits to the menu, No built-in Wi-Fi, Smaller size might be c...
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Nikon D3300 DSLR Review: A Great DSLR Value

Tom's Guide
6 May 2014
  • Summary: The fact that you can buy a 24.3-megapixel DSLR (with a decent lens) for $650 shows how competitive the digital camera market has gotten recently. The Nikon D3300 is an excellent entry-level DSLR camera for aspiring photographers, delivering a good feature set and high-quality images.​
  • Pros: Small for a DSLR; Retracting lens makes camera compact; Sharp, clear images with accurate color; Video has smooth movement; Great price
  • Cons: No tilting LCD screen; Limited shooting controls, such as noise reduction options; More noise (graininess) than many rivals capture in low-light stills and video
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Overall 9
9.0

Review of Nikon D3300

yooip.com
12 April 2014
  • Summary: If you want DSLR-shaped, high resolution D3300's , good battery life, video specification Nikon D3300 is right choice for you.
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Expert Review

Steve's Digicams
9 April 2014
  • Summary: At CES 2014, Nikon announced the D3300, an entry-level "HD-SLR" packed with features and technologies from the company's more professional models. The D3000 includes a 24.2 megapixel DX-format (APS-C) CMOS image sensor that does have an optical low pass filter (OLPF).
  • Pros: Good image quality versus other entry-level DSLRs, Performance in low light is good with minimal noise in images, 24 megapixels of resolution surpasses most entry-level DSLRs, Fast performance in Viewfinder mode versus similarly priced interchangeable lens cameras, Nikon included its latest image...
  • Cons: Only a basic list of features for a DSLR, No touchscreen or articulated LCD, No built-in Wi-Fi connectivity, Camera's performance slows significantly in Live View mode, Would be nice to have more choices of resolutions than three, Camera's popup flash doesn't open automatically when its needed; m...
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