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Model Name: Nikon D3300 
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Predecessor: Nikon D3200
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Model Number: D3300
Camera Format: SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $649.95
Street Price: $407.15
Date Available: 2014-02-01
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 23.4 oz (662 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 4.9 x 3.9 x 3.0 in.
(124 x 98 x 76 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 24.2
Sensor Format: APS-C
Sensor size: 357.28mm2 (23.20mm x 15.40mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.87 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
DxO Sensor Score: 82
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 24.3
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.8
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,385
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
4496 x 3000 (13.5 MP, 3:2),
2992 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (12-bit .NEF), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x424 (30p/25p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Linear PCM)
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon F
Lens: Nikkor AF-S DX 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 83mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.06x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - 38 (T)
Normal Focus Range: 28 cm to Infinity
11.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Filter Thread: 52.0mm
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 11-Area Phase Detection, 1 cross-type, 10 line-type
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.85x mag., 18mm eyepoint, -1.7 to +0.5 diopter, Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.57x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.85x
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Top Deck Display: No
Maximum ISO (native): 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 12800 in steps of 1 EV; expandable to 25600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Incandescent, Fluorescent (7 types), Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Preset Manual; all except Preset Manual with fine tuning
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 420-segment 3D Color Matrix Metering II, Color Matrix Metering II, Center-weighted, Spot (3.5mm/2.5%)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close up, Night portrait, Effects (Night Vision, Super Vivid, Pop, Photo Illustration, Color Sketch, Toy Camera, Miniature, Selective Color, Silhouette, High Key, Low Key, HDR Paining, Easy Panorama)
Self Timer: 2s, 5s, 10s, 20s; 1 to 9 exposures seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No
High Resolution Composite: No
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with redeye reduction, fill-flash, red-eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync with red-eye reduction, rear-curtain with slow sync, rear-curtain sync, off; Advanced Wireless Lighting supported with SB-910, SB-900, SB-800 as master
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 12.0 m / 39.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent; Approx. 39/12, 43/13 with manual flash (ft/m, ISO 100, 68F/20C)
Max Flash Sync: 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: ISO hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (12-bit .NEF), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Linear PCM)
Included Memory: No memory included
Included Memory Type:  
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
Bluetooth: No
Built-In GPS: No
Microphone Jack: Yes
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional, MC-DC2 corded/ML-L3 infrared
Connections (extended): Type C mini-HDMI with CEC, Accessory Terminal (MC-DC2 remote cord or GP-1 GPS unit), 3.5mm stereo mic jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.57
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.60
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.66
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 100
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 7
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.9
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 5
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.26 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR): 1.85 seconds
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.472 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.268 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.29 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.081 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): OVF: Full AF lag, auto-area AF mode = 0.344s LV: Full AF lag, auto-area AF mode = 1.847s Prefocused lag = 0.472s
Startup Time: 0.4 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.3 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.2 seconds
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 700 shots
Battery Life, Video:  
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL14
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL14 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Notes & Features: OLPF-less sensor, EXPEED 4 image processor, five new effects modes (Photo Illustration, Super Vivid, Pop, Toy Camera, Easy Panorama), more compact and lighter 18-55mm VR II kit lens. Available in Black, Red or Grey.

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