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Nikon D3000

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A multi award winning 10.2 megapixel camera
SLR 10.2MP CCD Black Feb 2016
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Nikon D3000 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Nikon D3000 number 383 across all digital cameras.
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75 Reviews + 12 Awards
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51
Average

Why Has it Scored 52?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 100%, based on 75 reviews.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, it is fairly priced and good lens quality.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports 25, 50 and 14 more ISO sensitivities
Features calendar
Quite low megapixel
Only 3872 x 2592 pixels image resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras. However average for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras as well being average for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras.
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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.

Nikon D3000 front dimensions

Nikon D3000 size in context

Nikon D3000 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

12 Industry Awards

This camera has received 12 awards from experts.

The experts at websites Letsgodigital.org/nl/, Dinside.no/data, Trusted Reviews and Camera Labs all concluded that concluded that they would endorse this Nikon digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The editors of websites Laptopmag.com, Photoreview.com.au, Digicam Buyer.co.uk and Photoxels.com all thought that this Nikon camera was terrific and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

This camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from websites DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine all of whom concluded that this Nikon digital camera was great.

One additional expert review site decided that this digital camera was marvellous and gave it one of their highest awards. This camera received a "Gold" award from Buy-n-shoot.com.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on 62 expert reviews from sites including DP Review, What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com and CNET.com this digital camera has an overall expert rating of 80%.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 13 owner reviews the average owner rating of this camera is 89 out of 100. Over 84% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 31,432 expert and owner reviews (including 7,098 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good ratings. We also found that Nikon has very good ratings specifically within its cameras range. 96% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

Eight customers who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Four people who bought it reckoned that it was good value for money.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Three people who reviewed it agreed that it had a good lens.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Six people mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Six customers said in their reviews that it was able to produce good images.

  • It remains to be very small and light, convenient for casual photographers…
    Photo.net November 2009
  • Excellent image quality a beginner could want…
    Laptopmag.com February 2010
  • Lightweight, easy to use and able to deliver some great pictures with a decent lens…
    Cnet.com.au August 2009
  • With a bit of setting can take some spectacular, professional quality pictures…
  • This camera is ideal for basic photography or professional photography…
  • Same excellent quality images, so all in all very pleased…
  • The automatic and guide modes are pointless for an experienced photographer.

Customers Report Excellent Battery Life

Two owners agreed that it had a good battery life.

Users Report it is a Good Size

Three customers reckoned that the Nikon D3000 was lightweight.

Users Report Superior Technical Features

Three owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had good features.


Value For Money

Average Priced

Digital cameras range in price from $29 to $6,895. We think that this camera has an average price compared to other digital 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 $380.00 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

Quite Low Megapixel

With a megapixel of only 10.2 megapixels, the Nikon D3000 has a quite low megapixel compared to most of the other cameras. The average megapixel of cameras is 16MP, and the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP.

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Only 3872 X 2592 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon D3000 has a 3872 x 2592 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Digital cameras maximum image resolutions range from 2592 x 1944 pixels (worst) to 7680 x 5120 pixels (best).

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Heavy

The Nikon D3000 is one of the heavier cameras (485 grams) amongst cameras of this age. Cameras have weights of between 1g and 1.5kg.

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Supports 25, 50 and 14 More ISO Sensitivities

The Nikon D3000 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras. This camera supports a 200 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras. The ISO sensitivities "50", "64", "100", "125", "160", "250", "320", "400", "500", "640", "1000", "1250", "1600", "3200" and "25" are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Nikon D3000 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Features Calendar

The Nikon D3000 features calendar, as do most of the other cameras.

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Only One Aspherical Lens

The Nikon D3000 is a one aspherical lens camera.

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Quite Large Closest Focusing Distance

Across all the digital cameras the closest focusing distances range from 0.001m to 5m. The Nikon D3000 has one of the larger closest focusing distances (0.28 meters) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Supports Live View

The Nikon D3000 supports live view. Most of the other cameras also support live view.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon D3000 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other cameras.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon D3000 features brightness adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature brightness adjustment.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon D3000 does not have a built-in microphone, unlike most of the other cameras.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon D3000 has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other cameras.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Nikon D3000 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other digital cameras which have an HDMI.

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500 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Nikon D3000 which takes 500 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon D3000 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Large Maximum Aperture Number

The Nikon D3000 has a fairly large maximum aperture number (22) compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the digital cameras the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 130.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other cameras, the Nikon D3000 does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Nikon D3000 has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other cameras also have a shoe mounting point.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture numbers of cameras range from -2 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.4. At 3.5, the Nikon D3000 has a quite large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

Nikon released the D3000 in February 2016.


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