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Nikon D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm
Nikon D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm
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Nikon D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm

Trusted Reviews Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended DP Review Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended
A multi award winning and fully featured 10.2 megapixel 5.8 times zoom factor camera
SLR 10.2MP 5.8x CCD Aug 2009
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date

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Nikon D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm Review

100
75 Reviews + 12 Awards
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Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 100%, based on 75 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in flash
Features calendar
Only 3872 x 2592 pixels image resolution
Quite low megapixel

Nikon D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm Video Reviews


How Big is the Nikon D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm?

The Nikon D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm is 295mm wide and 97mm tall. It is 65mm deep and weighs 485g.

Nikon D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm front dimensions

Nikon D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm size in context

Nikon D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

12 Industry Awards

This camera is one of the most highly awarded of all the cameras.

This Nikon camera received a "Recommended" award from websites Letsgodigital.org/nl/, Dinside.no/data, Trusted Reviews and Camera Labs all of whom said that this camera was very good.

This camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from websites Laptopmag.com, Photoreview.com.au, Digicam Buyer.co.uk and Photoxels.com all of whom decided that this Nikon camera was fantastic.

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

This digital camera was given a "Gold" award by website Buy-N-Shoot.com who said that this camera was excellent.

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this camera is 80 out of 100 based on 62 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, What Digital Camera and CNET.com.

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User Reviews Are Good

The average user rating of this camera is 89 out of 100 based on 13 user reviews. 9 reviewers (84% of all reviewers) gave this 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 for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Only 3872 X 2592 Pixels Image Resolution

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm has a 3872 x 2592 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras. The worst image resolution of all digital cameras is 2592 x 1944 pixels and the best is 7680 x 5120 pixels.

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Quite Low Megapixel

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm has a fairly low megapixel (only 10.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras. Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP.

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Heavy

With a weight of 485 grams, the Nikon D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm is quite heavy compared to most of the other cameras. The weights of cameras range from 1g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Average Optical Zoom

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm has a pretty typical optical zoom (5.8 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm has a relatively typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Low Playback Zoom (max)

Across all the cameras the playback zoom (max) range from 1x to 30x, and the average playback zoom (max) is 10x. When compared to other cameras, the D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm's playback zoom (max) of only 1 times zoom factor is one of the lowest.

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Features Calendar

The Nikon D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm features calendar. Most of the other cameras also feature calendar.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm features brightness adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm has an anti-dust function. Most of the other digital cameras also have an anti-dust function.

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Features Noise Reduction

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm features noise reduction. Most of the other cameras also feature noise reduction.

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Supports Live View

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm supports live view, as do most of the other cameras.

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4288 X 2848 Still Image Resolution

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This Nikon digital camera has a 4288 x 2848 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This camera also have a still image resolution(s) of 3872 x 2592 and 2896 x 1944. The best still image resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras also support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The Nikon D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm does not support video capability, unlike most of the other digital cameras which support video capability.

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Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance

At 0.28 meters, the D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm has a quite large closest focusing distance compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the digital cameras the closest focusing distances range from 0.001m to 5m.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

Cameras have digital zooms of between 0.72x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. When compared to other cameras, the Nikon D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm's digital zoom of only 1 times zoom factor is one of the smallest.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm has an HDMI port, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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500 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Nikon D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm is a digital camera that takes 500 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm has a shoe mounting point, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Large Maximum Aperture Number

The smallest maximum aperture number of cameras is 1.8, the largest is 130, and the average maximum aperture number is 11. At 22, the Nikon D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm has a quite large maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released Over Eight Years Ago

It was August 2009 when Nikon released the D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon f3556g
Barcodes 00018208097180, 00018208254620, 00018208883882, 00018208883905, 00018208916566, 00018208916603, 00018208997343, 05000000038367, 05053973638485

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