Nikon D3200 Review

 
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Basic Specifications
Full model name: Nikon D3200
Resolution: 24.20 Megapixels
Sensor size: APS-C
(23.2mm x 15.4mm)
Kit Lens: 3.06x zoom
18-55mm
(27-83mm eq.)
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD
Native ISO: 100 - 6400
Extended ISO: 100 - 12,800
Shutter: 30 - 1/4000
Max Aperture: 3.5
Dimensions: 4.9 x 3.8 x 3.0 in.
(125 x 96 x 77 mm)
Weight: 27.3 oz (773 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
MSRP: $700
Availability: 04/2012
Manufacturer: Nikon
Full specs: Nikon D3200 specifications

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Kit with 18-55mm Lens
24.20
Megapixels
Nikon F APS-C
size sensor
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D3200 Summary

Nikon adds some significant resolution to its latest entry-level DSLR, the simple but sophisticated 24.2-megapixel D3200, which produces decent image quality even in low light at high ISOs. With a compact, comfortable and more ergonomic design than the D3100, the D3200 is another great entry-level DSLR and, perhaps, Nikon's best digital SLR for beginners yet.

Pros

High resolution allows cropping; Good performance in low light; Compact and comfortable, highly portable; Fast and responsive, just begs to take pictures; Quiet shutter is great for candids.

Cons

Mediocre kit lens; Might be too small for some; No bracketing; Narrow flash coverage; Matrix metering tends to overexpose.

Price and availability

The Nikon D3200 started shipping April 2012 as a kit with the Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR lens for US$700.

Imaging Resource rating

4.5 out of 5.0

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