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

SLR 10.2MP CCD 1x Aug 2009
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
Good brand
Fairly large display diagonal
Quite small digital zoom
102 Reviews + 12 Awards
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Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 25,534 expert and user reviews (including 548 verified purchases), Nikon has good ratings for its cameras. Nikon also has good ratings specifically within its low megapixel digital cameras range compared to other brands. 99% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera. The display diagonals of low megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera range from 1" to 3.5", and the average display diagonal is 2.6".

Alternative 3" screen cameras currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Canon EOS 1D MarkIII ($810.00).

If you want a camera with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the 510 HS (3.2"), or the 1100 (3.2") both from Canon which also has a higher rating.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago do not support Wi-Fi.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras which support Wi-Fi and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic DMC-FX90, the Canon S110, and the Fujifilm XQ2 is also worth considering.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera also have a built-in flash.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Flash

Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera also have a shoe mounting point.

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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 that were released more than two years ago.

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Audio

Features Noise Reduction

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm features noise reduction. Most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera also feature noise reduction.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Microphone

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm does not have a built-in microphone. Most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera do have a built-in microphone.

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Camera

Has an Anti-Dust Function

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm has an anti-dust function. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera also have an anti-dust function.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm has a tripod mountable. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also have a tripod mountable.

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Supports Live View

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm supports live view. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also support live view.

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Features Histogram

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm features histogram. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera also feature histogram.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras of this type and age also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the DMC-FT3, or the DMC-FT4 both from Panasonic or the Canon SX230 HS.

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Quite Low Playback Zoom (max)

At only 1 times zoom factor, the Nikon D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm has a very low playback zoom (max) compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera. Across all the cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera the playback zoom (max) range from 1x to 24x.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm has an AC adapter included. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to this camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Battery

500 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera take between 130 and 4,199 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Nikon D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm which takes 500 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Ports & Interfaces

2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on cameras of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm does not have an HDMI. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera do have an HDMI.

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Light Exposure

Supports Three ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm is more than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 400, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 100, 1600 and 3200 are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Picture Quality

3872 X 2592 Still Image Resolution

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm has a 3872 x 2592 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras of this spec and age. In addition, this Nikon camera have a still image resolution(s) of 2896 x 1944 and 1936 x 1296. Across all digital cameras of a similar type and age to this camera the best still image resolution is 4032 x 3024 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Lens System

Quite Small Digital Zoom

Low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera have digital zooms of between 0.71x and 14x, and the average digital zoom is 4.1x. When compared to other comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed the digital zoom of, the Nikon D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm's digital zoom of only 1 times zoom factor is one of the smallest.

Digital cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might be worth looking at include the P300 (2x), or the P330 (2x) both from Nikon which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of cameras of this age and type is 7.5x. The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm has a fairly small optical zoom (only 3 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

If you would prefer a camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to consider the Samsung ZZBPWFR (3.3x), the Canon A800 (3.3x), or the Nikon Coolpix P3 (3.5x) which is also higher rated.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

The D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm is one of the heavier low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera (485 grams) amongst low megapixel digital cameras of this age. The lightest low megapixel digital camera that was released more than two years ago is 50g and the heaviest is 1.3kg.

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Other

Released Over Seven Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon d30001855mmkit, sunsmart handle15mm, eimo handle15mm, sunsmart c1f001, neewer t2i550d, sunsmart 5d5d2, neewer t1i450d, nikon f3556g, neewer d300s, eimo c1f0m1, d30001855vr, vba250k001, eimo 5d5d2, vba250ae
Barcodes 00000010003903, 00018208097180, 00018208254620, 00018208883882, 00018208883905, 00018208916566, 00018208916603, 00018208997343, 00847567014046, 05000000038367, 05053086006348, 05053973638485, 06927071616692, 06927071616890

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