- 24.2 MP CMOS DX-format sensor
- 5 frames per second continuous shooting
- 11 AF points with 3D tracking
- ISO 100-12800 (expandable to 25600)
- 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25, 24 fps) HD video (MPEG-4/H.264/MOV)
- 3 inch LCD with 921,000 dots
- Expeed 4 processing
- Easy panorama mode and beginner-friendly Guide mode
- Wi-Fi enabled with WU-1a Wireless Adapter and compatible smartphone or tablet (not included)
- SD/SDHC/SDXC memory
So this camera is the real deal. Has 4.7 Amazon rating from over 400 consumers. One of my favorite reviews is from – are you ready for this? – Reverend Sparkly Picklepants. Not sure I would want to go to his church, but he gave a well thought view of the D3300 here is a snippet:
If you can’t take amazing photographs with this camera, you can’t take amazing photographs period. Spending more money on a higher end camera is a waste of money for you.
If you can take amazing photographs with this camera, than spending more money on a higher end camera is (most likely) a waste of money for you. Spend the money you save on a good lens or a weekend trip to a place that would be interesting to shoot.
Pro sites like CNET give the Nikon D3300 a solid bottom line – Very good photo quality for its class plus decent performance make the Nikon D3300 A solid choice for a first dSLR.
On it’s Quick Take section, the Digital Camera Review gives the D3300 the following kudos – All in all, the D3300 comes up with many more pluses than negatives–it’s a good little camera whether trading up or jumping in for the first time.
Finally we will watch a entertaining hands on review from my buddies over at Digital Rev TV.