Nikon D3300

83
Global
Score
83

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Model

Key Specs

Type
DSLR (Nikon F)
Resolution (effective)
24 megapixels

General

Type
DSLR (Nikon F) (yes)

Sensor

Resolution (effective)
24 megapixels
Sensor type
CMOS
ISO modes
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800

Flash

Flash
yes (Internal, External (shoe))

Shooting

Focus
Autofocus, Manual (11 points) (Tracking, AF assist lamp)

Imaging

Exposure modes
Aperture priority, Shutter priority, Manual, Program, Automatic
Scene selection
yes (Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Automatic)
White balance modes
Automatic

Viewfinder

Viewfinder type
LCD, Optical (yes)

Image formats

Image formats
JPEG, RAW
Quality settings
Normal, Fine, Super-fine
Image aspect ratios
3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Video recording
yes (1920 x 1080 (1080p))

Connections

USB
2.0 (Micro-USB port) (USB charging)
WiFi
no