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Nikon D3200 Digital Camera

$449.99
$304.95 $145.04 cheaper than 42 days ago
SLR 24.2MP CMOS Black Jan 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Colour Release Date
Eight industry awards
Inexpensive
Supports video recording
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Reviews

Eight Industry Awards

The writers at two expert review sites both concluded that they would endorse this camera. This Nikon digital camera received a "Recommended Product" award from Digitaltrends.com and Trusted Reviews gave it a "Recommended" award.

Three other expert review sites thought that this high megapixel camera was good. This Nikon camera received a CNET.co.uk "Editor's Choice" award and it received a "Highly Recommended" award from website PhotographyBlog.com. This digital camera also received a "Gold" award from website What Digital Camera.

The experts at three additional expert review sites all said that this high megapixel camera was good. Techradar gave this Nikon digital camera a "Best in Class" award, it received a "4 Star" award from 01net.com and Tweakers.net gave it a "Very Good" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 30 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Trusted Reviews and Techradar the average expert rating of this camera is 81 out of 100.

User Reviews Are Excellent

People who bought this camera rated this camera as terrific on average. Over 75% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 97% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Nikon Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 28,143 expert and owner reviews (including 3,355 verified purchases) for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Nikon has good ratings specifically within its high megapixel cameras range. 97% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was January 2016 when this digital camera was released.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Nikon D3200 supports video recording. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also support video recording.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon D3200 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support Full HD video to this camera and we think cheaper digital cameras such as the Canon EOS M10 ($299), and the Sony DSC-WX350 ($189.99) are also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon D3200 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). In addition, this Nikon digital camera support a video resolutions of 640 x 424 pixels and 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail. The video resolution of all digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 2160 pixels (best).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

The Nikon D3200 has a fairly average weight (455 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Nikon D3200 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Nikon D3200 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon D3200 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera also support Wi-Fi.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras which support Wi-Fi and we think the EOS M10 ($299), and the SX610 HS ($125) both from Canon and both of which are cheaper are also worth considering.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to consider including the Nikon 1 J4 ($199.99).

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Network Ready

The Nikon D3200 is network ready, as are most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Nikon D3200 supports video capability, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon D3200 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this camera and we think cheaper digital cameras such as the Canon EOS M10 ($299) is also worth considering.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also have a built-in flash which you might want to look at including the Nikon 1 J4 ($199.99), or the Sony DSC-H400 ($229.63).

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Has a Night Mode

The Nikon D3200 has a night mode. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera also have a night mode.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon D3200 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Nikon D3200 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Nikon D3200 has a USB connectivity, as do most of the other cameras that were released more than a year ago.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon D3200 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera also have an image stabilizer.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including cheaper digital cameras such as the EOS M10 ($299), or the SX610 HS ($125) both from Canon.

It is worth considering other cameras which also have an image stabilizer including the Sony DSC-H400 ($229.63).

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6016 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon D3200 has a 6016 x 4000 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. Most cameras that were released around the same time as it have a 6000 x 4000 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera the image resolution ranges from 2560 х 1280 pixels to 7952 x 5304 pixels.

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24.2 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 24.2 megapixels camera.

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Camera

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon D3200 has a GPS (satellite), unlike most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera which do not have a GPS (satellite).

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras with a GPS (satellite) currently available including the Canon IXUS 285 HS ($189) which is cheaper.

Alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) that you might want to look at include the Canon SX540 HS ($292.98).

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Supports Custom Colours

The Nikon D3200 supports custom colours, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for more than a year.

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Features Calendar

The Nikon D3200 features calendar. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched more than a year ago also feature calendar.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Nikon D3200 has an anti-dust function, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon D3200 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera also have a tripod mountable.

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Supports Live View

The Nikon D3200 supports live view, as do most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon D3200 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Nikon D3200 has an orientation sensor. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this camera also have an orientation sensor.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Nikon D3200 supports dioptic correction. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than a year also support dioptic correction.

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Features Histogram

The Nikon D3200 features histogram, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Very Small Eye Relief

With an eye relief of only 18 millimeters, the Nikon D3200 has one of the smaller eye reliefs amongst similar spec cameras of this age. The eye reliefs of digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera range from 18mm to 27mm.

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Technical Details

Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon D3200 has a self-timer. Most of the other cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also have a self-timer.

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Flash

Has an External Flash Connector

The Nikon D3200 has an external flash connector. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera also have an external flash connector.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon D3200 has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Nikon D3200 has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also have a shoe mounting point.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Nikon D3200 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Nikon D3200 has a battery charger included. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also have a battery charger included.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Nikon D3200 has a hand strap. Most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera also have a hand strap.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Nikon D3200 has a carrying case. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera also have a carrying case.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Nikon D3200 has a batteries included. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also have a batteries included.

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Audio

Features Noise Reduction

The Nikon D3200 features noise reduction. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out more than a year ago also feature noise reduction.

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Features Voice Recording

The Nikon D3200 features voice recording, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon D3200 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Microphone in

The Nikon D3200 has a microphone in, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Nikon D3200 has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for more than a year.

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Has an HDMI

The Nikon D3200 has an HDMI. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than a year ago also have an HDMI.

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Supports PictBridge

The Nikon D3200 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Battery

540 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Nikon D3200 is a camera that takes 540 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other cameras of this age and type take between 150 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Lens System

Very Large Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera the maximum aperture numbers range from 2.7 to 40. With a maximum aperture number of 40, the Nikon D3200 has a fairly large maximum aperture number compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released one year ago.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Nikon D3200 has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 55 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera is 6.2mm, the longest is 1,200mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 300mm.

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Only One Aspherical Lens

The Nikon D3200 is a one aspherical lens camera. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released more than a year ago have between 1 and 10 aspherical lenses.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

Similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.7 and 4. At only 2.8, the Nikon D3200 has a fairly small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

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Memory

Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The smallest maximum memory card size of high megapixel cameras that have been around for more than a year is 8GB, the largest is 64GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 51GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Nikon D3200 has a quite small maximum memory card size compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera.

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Light Exposure

Supports Nine ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon D3200 is more than most high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than a year. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 100, 6400, 12800, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and 100 - 6400 are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Shutter

Quite Short Camera Shutter Speed

High megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera have camera shutter speeds of between 0.00025s and 1s. When compared to other high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera that we have checked, the camera shutter speed of the Nikon D3200 of only 0.00025 seconds is one of the shortest.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dslrredkit18140mm, nikon f18g
Barcodes 00018208254903, 00018208254927, 00018208254965, 00018208847761, 00018208872701, 00018208879328, 00018208885695, 00018208885701, 00018208885718, 00018208885725, 00018208885732, 00018208889655, 00018208889747, 00018208889754, 00018208925063, 00018208925100, 00018208925179, 00018208925186, 00018208937172, 00018208937196, 00018208937226, 00018208945191, 00018208997398, 00018208997404, 00115371495222, 00182089251006, 00610696374677, 00704660951244, 00845251040227, 00845251044997

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