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Nikon 3300 Digital Camera

16MP 6x CCD Dec 2013
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
The slender 16-megapixel COOLPIX S3300 fits in your hand like it was made to be there. Deliciously colorful and wonderfully quick, this is a camera made for lives lived in style and on the go.... More
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32 Reasons For

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, 3300 owners rated this digital camera as marvellous. Most 3300 owners think it is one of the better cameras of a comparable type and age.

Good Video Capture

Some people wrote in their reviews that it was good for video recording. Bayleaf wrote in their review of the Nikon 3300 “She likes the camera a lot, finds it easy to use and it takes good pictures (and videos”. In January last year Celia Ogden mentioned in her review of the Nikon 3300 on Amazon “Nevertheless it is an insanely good camera at an insanely good price the quality of videos and pictures is amazing, for a beginner like myself you can't go wrong”. Enjoytrolley said in their review three years ago “Amazing camera already got many good shoots done and video Next upgrade is a new lens as this one does not cut it fro wildlife shooting or close ups”.

Good Quality Lens

Twenty Nikon 3300 owners who purchased it concluded that it had a good lens. C. Cross wrote on Amazon “Attaching and detaching the lens is easy and gives a satisfying click which removes all doubt of whether or not the lens is secured in place” in their Nikon 3300 review. C. Cross also said “The collapsible lens in theory sounds good.”. C. Cross also wrote “In practice I would prefer to have the lens ready to go for quick snaps”.

Eight customers said in their reviews that it had a good autofocus. Jakub mentioned on Amazon “God know what it was doing (autofocus? Searching for faces in preview?” but in spite of that they gave the Nikon 3300 a rating of 40 out of 100. John gave the product an excellent review and he said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Very nice picture quality (although can be alittle out of focus sometimes), looks very nice”. Mr Michael J Barber said “However it failed to focus properly when the flash was on or in low light conditions” but despite that he gave it a score of 40 out of 100.

A few people agreed that it had a good zoom. Crazy Lady mentioned four years ago “Video recording and Zoom is good” and gave the Nikon 3300 a score of 4 stars. Five years ago G said on Amazon “It takes 16MP photos and has a 6x optical zoom” in their review. Katie Dahlstedt wrote on Amazon “Great little camera with good zoom”.

One customer who purchased the Nikon 3300 thought it had a good image stabiliser. Dr. Ernest J. Hammond mentioned “I remember image stabilisation being good too”.

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Good Quality Pictures

One hundred and fourty-eight Nikon 3300 owners who reviewed the Nikon 3300 mentioned that it was able to produce good images. Abby S. said “I'm only looking for a camera which is easy to bring around and takes good photos for a light hobby” in her review of the Nikon 3300. Allison gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars and she mentioned “Pictures are nice clear and sharp, have taken the odd wee recording of my boys” in her review of the Nikon 3300. Four years ago Amazon Customer mentioned “Was a constant annoyance.) The downside of the camera is that it takes about 5 seconds to save each photo to the card”.

A few customers said in their reviews that the Nikon 3300 had a good picture resolution. Five years ago Jacqui Wyett wrote “It has 16M pixels so gives good quality pics” in her review of this digital camera. Moonshine gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review on Amazon “The lens is great for holiday and family type shooting a real all in one lens”. Pacem Et Amorem said on Amazon “Shooting video is very easy and high quality, being recorded in full 1080p HD glory” in their Nikon 3300 review.

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good in low light. Colin mentioned four years ago “Good with low light and a wide range of picture features” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. S.w gave the product an excellent review and said “It was the low light and the fact I am fed up with points”. S.w also wrote “Ideal for portraits and low light”.

A number of customers who bought this digital camera considered that it had a good ISO range. Home rated it as excellent and said in their review of the Nikon 3300 on Amazon two years ago “The night time photos are incredible, ISO becomes noticeable at around 1,600”. Last year Jm rated it as excellent and wrote “Fantastic to be able to then learn settings individually (for example being able to change the Aperture, with the camera changing the shutter speed and ISO appropriately” in their Nikon 3300 review. Phild wrote “Paired with my AF-S 50mm f1.8 the image quality is nothing short of stunning, even at ISO 1600”.

Several Nikon 3300 reviewers who reviewed the Nikon 3300 thought it was able to produce clear pictures. Fussybugga mentioned “Great little camera, battery life good - last for ages! I used the video for 4/5 mins and was delighted with results, clarity & sound excellent” in their review of this digital camera. Fussybugga also said “Picture clarity excellent too”.

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Good Size

Thirty-six Nikon 3300 reviewers said in their reviews that it was compact. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review on Amazon “Resolution on this Nikon D3300 compact DSLR is absolutely fantastic”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Not better that my old 5mb Casio compact”. Auds562 said on Amazon “Highly recommend purchasing the sigma 18-250m lens as it makes it the most compact camera ever”.

A few Nikon 3300 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was lightweight. Dr Watson said in their Nikon 3300 review two years ago “Brilliant, high quality, lightweight camera”. Fussybugga gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars and mentioned five years ago “Lightweight and comes in great range of colours”. Heather Gray rated the product 5 stars and she mentioned on Amazon “What a lovely little camera, light-weight, compact and such a gorgeous colour”.

A number of Nikon 3300 reviewers who reviewed the product agreed that it was easy to carry around. B. Cook gave the Nikon 3300 a very good review and said on Amazon “When it went wrong thought time for a new one easy to carry very light”. Eni said on Amazon four years ago “Nikon I would recommend this product, its a good quality camera, its a good size, easy to carry on holiday”. Katie Dahlstedt wrote in her review of the Nikon 3300 in the same month “Light and easy enough for my 7 yr old to use”.

Seven Nikon 3300 owners said in their reviews that it was thin. A. Dunn rated the product 4 stars and wrote on Amazon “It is slim and lightweight and has a range of good options for taking photos”. Djh wrote on Amazon “Lovely slim, light-weight and good quality camera” in their Nikon 3300 review. Lynne wrote on Amazon “Brilliant slim camera” in her review and rated the Nikon 3300 as very good.

A number of people thought the product was a good body shape. Jonny mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon in January last year “The camera body is great.”. Mr Baz gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and he wrote on Amazon three years ago “You can use radio triggers though or optical slave flashes (Yongnuo etc) Body controls wise, fairly straight forward”. Two years ago Mr. Brian R. Dougal said in his Nikon 3300 review on Amazon “Anyone contemplating buying higher performance lens's would be silly to save "a hap'uth of tar" on a cheap body”.

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Good Support

Ten customers who purchased the Nikon 3300 said that it had good technical guidance. Helen scored the Nikon 3300 5 stars and she mentioned in her review of the Nikon 3300 on Amazon four years ago “This camera is compact, easy to use and takes excellent pictures! I need to read the manual as I'm sure there are many functions I'm not yet aware of.”. Michael Diver rated it 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Shoot with your eyes closed or fully manual”. Milena gave the product a very good review and wrote on Amazon “There is manual that I'm going through”.

Good Product Quality

A number of customers said in their reviews that the product was good quality. Abby S. wrote in her Nikon 3300 review on Amazon “The picture quality is great with nice colours”. Three years ago Amazon Customer said in their review on Amazon “Picture quality is superb”. Auds562 wrote on Amazon “Easy to use, very good image quality”.

Easy to Use

A number of Nikon 3300 reviewers thought the product was easy to use. A. Wilson-Suffield rated it as excellent and mentioned “Would Defs reccommend to anyone wanting a decent compact easy to use point and shoot camera”. Abby S. mentioned on Amazon “The item itself is light and easy to use” in her review. Absolutejan wrote on Amazon “She likes simple things to use, so she will not use half of the features on this camera.” in their review and gave it an excellent review score.

A few people said in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Crazy Lady said “Pictures seem good quality lots of settings (to me anyway” in their review. Elizabeth Atkinson said in her review of this digital camera “Has lots of settings and has done its job for me”. G mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon five years ago “The photos captured every detail in sharp reality! It has multiple scene settings, I choose the close-up one that has a picture of two flowers, for photographing close up work”.

Several people who purchased it agreed that it was easy to setup. Ben mentioned in his Nikon 3300 review on Amazon five years ago “I found it very easy to set up and the instructions very clear”. Lepipster wrote in the same month “Still being used 3 months on, perfect size for the handbag, straightforward to setup and use”.

A number of Nikon 3300 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Nikon 3300 was comfortable and easy to hold.

Several people thought it performed as expected. A. Wilson-Suffield mentioned “The camera works great, does what it says on the tin”. Mrs. K. Hitchen mentioned on Amazon “Does what it says on the tin Great delivery well packaged thank you” and rated the product as very good.

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Good Battery Life

A few Nikon 3300 reviewers who bought it agreed that it had a good battery life. Amazon Customer said in their review three years ago “The Nikon supplied battery is fantastic and I have only charged it once after about 600 captures (which includes a live view as well”. Bayleaf mentioned in their review four years ago “The battery is a decent Lithium rechargeable which was another main consideration, as standard AA cells quickly run out in cameras” . Bookworm said “I was impressed with the battery - especially as it can be charged from a USB plug very useful when travelling” and scored it very highly.

One Nikon 3300 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was quick to charge. O. Von Rein mentioned “The [S3300 is] designed to charge the battery in-camera [.” but in spite of that he only gave it a rating of 1 stars.

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Good Technical Features

A few customers who bought the product agreed that it had good features. Allison rated it as excellent and she mentioned in her review of this digital camera on Amazon “I am a novice when it comes to taking pictures so needless to say there are some features on the camera that i dont use”. Bernice Anderson wrote in her review on Amazon “She was delighted with all the features” and scored the product very highly. Bridget gave the product an excellent rating and she wrote “Although small enough to fit in your pocket it takes great pictures and has lots of features that I haven't used yet” in her review of this digital camera.

Nice Design

A few Nikon 3300 reviewers reckoned that it was good looking. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon four years ago “However day time photos are pretty good.”. C. J. Bradley wrote “Beautiful, easy to use, great result when you get the finished picture A+” in their review of the Nikon 3300. Corry Utting mentioned on Amazon “Gorgeous little thing”.

A number of Nikon 3300 owners said in their reviews that it was neat. Four years ago Mr. N. H. Holdsworth wrote “Overall though this is neat, compact, easy to use, produces good results” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.

One Nikon 3300 owner wrote that it was a good design. Y. Rodriguez mentioned four years ago “The design is really nice, purple looks good” in their review however despite that they gave it a rating of 40 out of 100.

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Robust

A number of people who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was well made. C. Cross said on Amazon “Build Quality ======================= The camera feels very solid and well built even though it's all plastic” in their review of the Nikon 3300. C. Cross also said “The built in flash is very good for darker or night shots”. Four years ago Crb said on Amazon “More compared to others in a similar price range, solidly built, takes great pictures, easy to set up, small enough to carry with you”.

Several customers who purchased it thought it was strong and durable. Amazon Customer scored the product 80 out of 100 and wrote “If it was a little more sturdy I would have given it full marks, great photos” in their Nikon 3300 review. Three years ago Gerryjameson wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “It certainly seems robust enough and is very comfortable to use with its bundled lens (18-55) as well as the 55-200 that I purchased separately”. Timothy mentioned “Lightweight plastic body is quite durable” in his review and gave this digital camera a rating of 80 out of 100.

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to damage or scratch.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

A number of people thought the Nikon 3300 had a good screen. C En France said in their review of the Nikon 3300 “The only thing for me the D3300 lacks is a screen grid”. Pacem Et Amorem said “Autofocus is also a little faster when not using the screen so another bonus for the return of the viewfinder! Image stabilisation on the lens is great” in their Nikon 3300 review and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Rose Mapstone wrote in her review of the Nikon 3300 four years ago “Simple to use, large screen, lightweight” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

One Nikon 3300 owner mentioned in their reviews that it had a good viewfinder.

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Nikon Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Nikon cameras and also specifically for Nikon compact cameras and found that in both cases Nikon had good reviews compared to other brands.

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Good Flash

Several Nikon 3300 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it had a good flash. Four years ago Colin wrote on Amazon “The flash is very powerful - need to work on that”. Mr Baz wrote on Amazon three years ago “Video AF-F can jump about a bit trying to focus - No support for wireless (CLS) flash with the built in flash” in his review.

Good Exposure Control

Some customers said that the Nikon 3300 had good exposure controls.

Good Connectivity

Several people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was good in terms of USB connections.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on cameras that came out more than two years ago. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative digital cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available including the ST100[pl_1426104_price], or the 200F[pl_2071998_price] both from Samsung which is cheaper.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on compact cameras that are a comparable age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Alternative digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might also want to look at include the 9300[pl_408824_price], or the 9300[pl_408824_price] both from Nikon which is cheaper; or the FinePix F770EXR[pl_383572_price], or the FinePix F770EXR[pl_383572_price] both from Fujifilm or the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

Unlike most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago which do not support video capability, the Nikon 3300 supports video capability.

Other cameras which support video capability currently available which you might want to look at include the Samsung ST100[plb_1426104_price], or the Nikon 9300[plb_408824_price] which is cheaper; or the Nikon Coolpix P510[plb_2071647_price] which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon 3300 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also have an image stabilizer.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Nikon Coolpix P510[plb_2071647_price], or the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price] which has better reviews; or the Samsung ST100[plb_1426104_price] which is cheaper.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the 3300, the Nikon 3300 has a built-in flash.

Other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might also want to look at include the Samsung ST100[plb_1426104_price] which is cheaper; or the Nikon Coolpix P510[plb_2071647_price], or the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price] which has better reviews.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter type, which is the most frequently found camera shutter type on compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has Seven White Balances

The Nikon 3300 has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on digital cameras of this age and type. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Manual" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Nikon 3300 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. Most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 1600 x 1200, 2272 x 1704 and 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592. Across all cameras of this age and type the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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Has One Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Nikon 3300 is more than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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99 Auto Focus (AF) Pointss

99 auto Focus (AF) pointss

The Nikon 3300 is a 99 auto Focus (AF) points camera.

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Has Two Image Editings

The number of image editing modes found on the Nikon 3300 is more than most compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most frequently found image editing is Resizing, but this image editing is not found on this digital camera. The image editings Crop and Rotating are also found on this Nikon camera.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Nikon 3300 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this digital camera). In addition, this camera supports a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The worst video resolution of all comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the 3300 is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The Nikon 3300 has a greater number of audio formats than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This Nikon camera supports a WAV audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the 3300.

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15 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

Some people who bought it thought it was not noisy. Hellohello 134yo23y4 wrote “The only thing is that it is a little noisy” in their review of the Nikon 3300. Home said on Amazon two years ago “The only issue I have noticed is in video; the autofocus (when you press the shutter button halfway) is very loud and annoying when previewing clips.” but despite that they still rated it as excellent. Ltneil wrote “The motor is noisy when you zoom in”.

One Nikon 3300 owner mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon 3300 was not quiet. Y. Rodriguez scored it 40 out of 100 and wrote “I thought it could be because I did not try it well, no movement, quiet, etc”.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other compact cameras that came out more than two years ago, the Nikon 3300 does not support Full HD video.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a Full HD video and we think the Nikon Coolpix P510[plb_2071647_price], the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price], or the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Nikon 3300 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the 3300 also do not support wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also support wi-Fi including the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price], or the Nikon Coolpix S9700[plb_2173237_price] or the Samsung 200F[plb_2071998_price].

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Not 3D

The Nikon 3300 is not 3D. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a digital camera that is 3D then you might also want to consider the Nikon Coolpix P510[plb_2071647_price], or the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price] or the Nikon 9300[plb_408824_price].

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon 3300 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the 3300 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

Other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) that you might also want to consider include the Coolpix P510[pl_2071647_price], or the Coolpix S9700[pl_2173237_price] both from Nikon or the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not Waterproof

Most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the 3300 are not waterproof. The Nikon 3300 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Only Features Two Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Nikon 3300 is more than most cameras of this spec and age. This digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the 3300. The flash modes "Pre-flash" is also featured on this camera.

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Only Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Nikon 3300 is more than most comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Nikon digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the 3300. The camera file systems "DCF 2.0" and "DPOF 1.1" are also supported by this camera.

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Only Has Two Shooting Modess

The Nikon 3300 has a greater number of shooting modes than most comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on digital cameras of this type and age. The shooting modes "Scene" is also found on this Nikon camera.

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Very Narrow Field of View

With a field of view of only 97 percent, the Nikon 3300 has a quite narrow field of view compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the 3300. The field of views of digital cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 96% to 100%, and the average field of view is 99%.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

Across all the comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years the battery life (max)s range from 0.83h to 520h, and the average battery life (max) is 21h. With a battery life (max) of only 1.5 hours, the Nikon 3300 has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the 3300.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

Across all the digital cameras of a similar type and age to the 3300 the display resolution (numeric)s range from 230 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 450,000 pixels. At only 230,000 pixels, the Nikon 3300 has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the 3300.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the Nikon 3300 is more than most digital cameras of this type and age. This digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras that are a similar age to the 3300.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the cameras of this age and type the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.3 to 6.9. At 3.5, the Nikon 3300 has a fairly large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Large Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distances of compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the 3300 range from 0.01m to 0.2m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.039m. At 0.05 meters, the Nikon 3300 has a fairly large closest focusing distance compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Nikon 3300

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Nikon released the 3300.

Average Megapixel

The Nikon 3300 has a relatively typical megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the 3300.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 16MP digital cameras currently available including a cheaper digital camera such as the Nikon 9300[plb_408824_price] or you might consider a higher scoring digital camera such as the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price].

If you would prefer a higher megapixel then you might want to consider the Casio Exilim EX-ZR1000[plb_1828874_price] (16.1MP), or the Nikon Coolpix P510[plb_2071647_price] (16.1MP) which is also higher rated.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon 3300 has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

We compared all the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras to this digital camera and we think the Nikon 9300[plb_408824_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this Nikon camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price] (810x and higher rated) or the ST100[pl_1426104_price] (5x and cheaper), or the 200F[pl_2071998_price] (5x and cheaper) both from Samsung.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Nikon 3300 has a pretty average optical zoom (6 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the 3300.

If this compact camera digital camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Casio Exilim EX-ZR1000[plb_1828874_price] (12.5x and higher rated) or the Samsung 200F[plb_2071998_price] (18x and cheaper).

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Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the Nikon 3300 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

Digital cameras with a larger display diagonal that might also be worth looking at include the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price] (3"), or the Casio Exilim EX-ZR1000[plb_1828874_price] (3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 128 grams, the Nikon 3300 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 3300.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the Nikon 9300[plb_408824_price] (215g and cheaper).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Type
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Super Macro Focusing Range
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Lock
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
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
Connection to PC
HDMI
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Multi-Shot
Image Editing
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Contrast Adjustment
Brightness Adjustment
Scene Modes
Languages Support
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 Life (max)
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Interface
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Cable Type
Aperture Range (F-F)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Ports Quantity
On/off Switch
Frame
Camera Shutter Speed
Aperture Priority AE

Expert Reviews

I took the camera with me to try out in the zoo.Though do remember that the camera lacks a built-in AF motor, requiring AF-S lenses in order to be able to autofocus. All your older Nikon lenses do... Read more…

13 December 2014

Unsere Kamera-Tests bieten zwar Orientierung bei der Auswahl der richtigen Kamera. Doch am Ende entscheidet der User selbst, welches Modell es für ihn sein soll. Welche Digicams derzeit besonders... Read more…

Stylish, colourful facade
Userfriendly
Image stabiliser (still uncommon in this price range)
Easeofuse, extralengthoflens
Face avant style et colore
Plastic back feels cheap
Screen
Poor viewing angles
Images overly smoothed starting at 800 ISO
Poorquality lens (blurry edges starting at 1 x 15 cm)

User Reviews

(238)
Reviewed 9 August 2016 by Steve
(Verified Purchase)

Arrived quickly. Purchased as a replacement for a Cannon Eos, this is a much nicer camera to use, and the picture quality is outstanding. I use it for astrophotography as a beginner and it's... Read more…

Reviewed 4 August 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

I'm just a beginner so I am learning how all the options work. I'm very pleased with it and it was delivered on time .

Reviewed 2 August 2016 by Milena
(Verified Purchase)

I used my Nikon D3300 few times already and I'm totally trilled. It came as promissed with everything in a original box with a very nice note, thank you very much. There is no scratch or mark of... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

It wasn't clear to me that no lens was included otherwise very satisfied with this camera.

Reviewed 19 May 2016 by Michael diver
(Verified Purchase)

I am a convert from Canon Eos. Products and to be honest I have no biase either way. It's just pound for pound the D3000 series & D5000's are very difficult to fault. The price is Unmatched and a... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon 26309, nikon s3300, nikon 26313, nikon s3300r
Barcodes 00018208263097, 00018208263134, 00018208264766, 00018208264773, 00018208925957, 00018208925988, 00018208926039, 00018208926084, 00018208926114, 00018208926169, 00018208926206, 00018208926237, 00018208933952, 03610170770657, 03610170770664, 03610170778370, 03610170779704, 03610170826606, 03610170846161, 08033737552353, 08033737552360, 08033737552377, 08033737552384, 08033737552391, 08033737552407, 08431016433612
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