Summary

Highly Recommended awardThe D3300 is Nikon's latest entry-level DSLR. It replaces the D3200 with an updated sensor delivering the same 24 Megapixel resolution, but without the optical low pass filter for crisper results. Switching the sensor and coupling it with the latest EXPEED 4 processor also lets the D3300 support 1080p video up to 60p and slightly faster 5fps shooting. There's also a new kit zoom, which offers the usual 18-55mm range, but with a retracting design which collapses 2cm shorter than the previous kit zoom, while also weighing 70g less.

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Nikon D3300

Samples

The following images were taken with a Nikon D3300 in Program auto mode (unless otherwise stated) with the Nikkor 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G VR II kit zoom. The D3300 was set to its best quality 24 Megapixel resolution and fine quality compression with Auto White Balance. Image stabilisation was enabled for these hand-held shots.All of the images below are available to download in their original formats for analysis. Click on the desired image to access the files at Flickr.

9.69MB, Program AE, 1/200, f/7.1, 100 ISO, 18-55mm at 18.3 mm (27mm equivalent)

Nikon D3300 sample image
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10.09MB, Program AE, 1/640, f/13.0, 100 ISO, 18-55mm at 18.3 mm (27mm equivalent)

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9.85MB, Aperture-priority AE, 1/60, f/5.6, 1600 ISO, 18-55mm at 55.0 mm (82mm equivalent)

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8.79MB, Aperture-priority AE, 1/800, f/4.5, 100 ISO, 18-55mm at 29.1 mm (43mm equivalent)

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9.26MB, Program AE, 1/160, f/6.3, 100 ISO, 18-55mm at 55.0 mm (82mm equivalent)

Nikon D3300 sample image
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9.82MB, Program AE, 1/320, f/9.0, 100 ISO, 18-55mm at 18.3 mm (27mm equivalent)

Nikon D3300 sample image
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9.83MB, Program AE, 1/250, f/8.0, 100 ISO, 18-55mm at 18.3 mm (27mm equivalent)

Nikon D3300 sample image
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9.32MB, Program AE, 1/400, f/10.0, 200 ISO, 18-55mm at 55.0 mm (82mm equivalent)

Nikon D3300 sample image
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9.36MB, Program AE, 1/200, f/8.0, 100 ISO, 18-55mm at 18.3 mm (27mm equivalent)

Nikon D3300 sample image
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8.7MB, 1/125, f/7.1, 400 ISO, 18-55mm at 55.0 mm (82mm equivalent)

Nikon D3300 sample image
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6.56MB, Program AE, 1/500, f/11.0, 100 ISO, 18-55mm at 49.0 mm (72mm equivalent)

Nikon D3300 sample image
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9.7MB, Program AE, 1/60, f/3.5, 100 ISO, 18-55mm at 18.3 mm (27mm equivalent)

Nikon D3300 sample image
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7.2MB, 1/320, f/10.0, 400 ISO, 18-55mm at 18.3 mm (27mm equivalent)

Nikon D3300 sample image
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6.73MB, Program AE, 1/200, f/7.1, 100 ISO, 18-55mm at 55.0 mm (82mm equivalent)

Nikon D3300 sample image
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11.93MB, Program AE, 1/200, f/7.1, 100 ISO, 18-55mm at 55.0 mm (82mm equivalent)

Nikon D3300 sample image
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1/500, f/10.0, 200 ISO, 18-55mm at 18 mm (27mm equivalent)

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