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Nikon D3000

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A very cheap and multi award winning SLR camera, with very good features
SLR 10.2MP 3872 X 2592 Pixels CCD Feb 2016
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$350.00
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Nikon D3000 10.2 MP Digital SLR 6 Piece Bundle w/ 18-55mm & 55-200mm Zoom Lens (Brand new, unopened)
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Nikon D3000 10.2MP Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G AF-S DX VR Nikkor Zoom Lens
$400.00
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Nikon D3000 10MP Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G & 55-200 AF-S DX VR Nikkor Zoom Lenses
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Used - Nikon D3000 10.2MP DSLR Camera + 18-55mm + 55-200mm + 50mm Lens. WITH 3 LENSES! (Used)
$90.00
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$99.99
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Used - Nikon D3000 Camera w/18-55mm Zoom, and 55-200mm Zoom Lenses Bundle (Used)
$101.00
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Used - :EXC+++ Nikon D3000 10.2MP Digital SLR Camera Body Only - Under 14k Clicks (Used)
$116.99
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$120.00
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$139.00
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$149.99
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Used - Nikon D3000 Camera With 18-55mm Lens.Used But In Great Condition (Used)
$150.00
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Used - Nikon D3000 10.2MP Digital SLR Camera Body Only (Used)
$150.00
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Used - Nikon D3000 10.2MP Digital SLR Camera (Body Only) Slightly Used In Box 750 Shots (Used)
$172.49
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Used - NIKON D3000 10.2 MP DIGITAL SLR BLACK w/CASE LOW SHUTTER COUNT (BODY ONLY) (Used)
$199.99
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Used - Nikon D3000 10.2MP Digital SLR Camera Kit w/ Nikkor 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6G VR Lens (Used)
$219.99
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Used - Nikon D3000 Digital Camera Kit (Used)
$225.00
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Used - Nikon D3000 10.2MP Digital SLR Camera - Black (w/ AF-S 18-55mm Lens + SD card) (Used)
$225.00
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Used - 2669 shutter counts, Nikon D3000 DSLR Camera + 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 Lens (Used)
$240.78
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Used - Nikon D3000 10.2MP Digital SLR + 18-55 lens (Used)
$249.00
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Used - Nikon D3000 10.2MP DSLR Camera- Black (Kit w/AF-S DX VR 18-55mm & 55-200mm lens) (Used)
$285.00
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Used - Nikon D3000 Body Only (Used)
$290.00
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Used - Nikon D3000 10.2 MP Digital DSLR w/ 18-55 VR Kit (Used)
$295.00
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Refurbished - Nikon D3000 Digital Camera with 2 Nikkor lenses complete package (Refurbished)
$300.00
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Used - Nikon D3000 Digital SLR Camera Kit includes AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 VR (Used)
$300.00
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Used - Nikon D3000 12.3 MP Digital SLR Camera - Black (AF-S DX 18-55mm Lens) (Used)
$307.09
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Used - Nikon D3000 10.2MP DSLR Camera AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-105mm F3.5-5.6G ED VR w/ UVHaze (Used)
$369.99
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Used - Nikon D3000 Digital SLR Camera - Black (w/ AF-S DX VR 18-55mm + 55-200mm Lenses) (Used)
$399.00
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Used - Nikon D3000 10.2 MP Digital SLR Camera - Black (Kit w/ AF-S DX VR 18-55mm Lens) (Used)
$400.00
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Used - Nikon D3000 DSLR DX Camera + Two Lenses (Used)
$500.00
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$99.99
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Used - Nikon D3000 10.2MP Digital SLR Camera Body Only
$125.00
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Refurbished - Nikon D3000 10.2MP Digital SLR Camera Body Only
$189.00
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Used - Nikon D3000 10.2MP Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G AF-S DX VR Nikkor Zoom Lens
$200.00
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$137.00
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$199.99
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$214.95
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$230.27
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$244.80
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$249.95
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$258.00
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$340.00
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$350.00
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Nikon D3000 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Nikon D3000 number 101 across all digital cameras and number 144 in best selling cameras.
95
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75 Reviews + 12 Awards
93
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 86?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 86%, based on 75 reviews.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some great features:
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Optical image stabilisation may be available with some lenses
Wide range of minimum aperture numbers depending on lens used
Features brightness adjustment

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How Big is the Nikon D3000?

The Nikon D3000 is 126mm wide and 97mm tall. It is 64mm deep and weighs 485g.

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Nikon D3000 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Terrific Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $300.00 it is still in the cheapest 43% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Nikon D3000 and the United States price of $300.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £622.79 ($622.79).

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Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The Nikon D3000's sensor megapixels of only 10.2MP is lower than 89% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Only 3872 X 2592 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Nikon D3000 is 3872 x 2592 pixels. That's 37% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Nikon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (10mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Nikon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Nikon D3000 of 3,200 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 36% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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Heavier Than Average

The weights of cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Nikon D3000's weight of 485g is in the heaviest 19% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon D3000 features brightness adjustment, unlike 78% of cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon D3000 has a tripod mount. 73% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Nikon D3000 has a shoe mounting point, unlike 89% of cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Supports Live View

The Nikon D3000 supports live view, unlike 83% of cameras which do not support live view.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Nikon D3000 of only 230,000 pixels is lower than 76% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average display resolution of all cameras is 620,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Nikon D3000 of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 46% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Nikon D3000 does not have an HDMI. 55% of digital cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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3872 X 2592 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon D3000 supports a maximum still image resolution of 3872 x 2592. That's over three times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon D3000 does not have a built-in microphone. 78% of cameras do have a built-in microphone.

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Smaller Than Average Eye Relief

The Nikon D3000's eye relief of only 18mm is in the smallest 27% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average eye relief of all cameras is 19mm, with the smallest being 8mm and the biggest being 27mm.

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500 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Nikon D3000 which takes 500 battery life.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon D3000 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon D3000 features flash exposure compensation. 79% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Features Calendar

The Nikon D3000 features calendar, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not feature calendar.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the magnification depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of magnifications are possible with this camera. Hundreds of different lenses are available for Nikon SLRs ranging in magnification from approx 0.5x (8mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon d30001855mmkit, nikon l240992a, nikon vba250ab, nikon w1855mm, nikon f3556g, nikon f456g, nikon 25460, f4556g

Barcodes:

00018208097180, 00018208131730, 00018208254606, 00018208254620, 00018208916566, 00689466142754, 05053086006348

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