Nikon D5300 Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon D5300 
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Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: D5300 
Camera Format: SLR 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $1399.95
Street Price: $1067.09
Date Available: 2013-10-31
Tripod Mount: Yes (Metal)
Weight: 36.5 oz (1,035 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? Yes
Size: 4.9 x 3.9 x 3.0 in.
(125 x 98 x 76 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Total Megapixels: 24.8
Effective Megapixels: 24.2 
Sensor Format: APS-C 
Sensor Size (dia.): 1.11"
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5
Color Filter Type: RGBG 
Self-Cleaning: Yes 
Sensor-shift Stabilized: No 
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
4496 x 3000 (13.5 MP, Other),
2992 x 2000 (6.0 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (12 or 14-bit .NEF), RAW+JPEG 
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes 
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x424
Movie Frame Rate: 60p/50p/30p/25p/24p, 60p/50p, 30p/25p
Movie Audio: Yes 
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) 
Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon F 
Kit Lens: Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED AF-S DX VR
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 210 mm
Zoom Ratio: 7.78x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - 38 (T) with 7-blade rounded diaphragm 
Normal Focus Range: 45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom: No 
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Filter Thread: 67mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: OVF: 39-point (9 cross type) TTL phase detection with 3D focus tracking by Nikon Multi-CAM 4800 DX; Live View: Contrast detect with Face-priority AF, wide-area AF, normal-area AF, subject-tracking AF 
Face Detection: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical 
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.82x mag., 18mm eyepoint, -1.7 to +1.0 diopter, Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen 
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.2
LCD Resolution: 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: No 
Articulating LCD: Yes 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 12800 in steps of 1/3 EV; expandable to Hi-1 = ISO 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: 2016-pixel 3D Color Matrix Metering II, Color Matrix Metering II, Center-weighted, Spot (2.5% of frame) 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Modes: Autumn Colors, Beach / Snow, Blossom, Candlelight, Child, Close-up, Dusk / Dawn, Food, Landscape, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party / Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Sports, Sunset; Special Effects Modes: Night Vision, Color Sketch, Toy Camera, Miniature Effect, Selective Color, Silhouette, High Key, Low Key, HDR Painting 
Self Timer: 2s, 5s, 10s, 20s; 1 to 9 exposures seconds
Time Lapse: Yes 
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with red-eye 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 Exp Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB):  
File System:  
DCF Compliant: Yes 
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: Yes 
NTSC/PAL Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No 
HD Video Out: Yes 
HD Video Connection: HDMI 
Built-In Wi-fi: Yes 
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed, WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes 
DPOF Compliant: Yes 
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Optional: wired or wireless 
Other Connection: Type C mini-HDMI with CEC, Accessory Terminal (MC-DC2 remote cord or GP-1 GPS unit), 3.5mm stereo mic jack 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EL14a 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EL14a Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 600
Software
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM 
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Enhanced 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor with no OLPF, EXPEED 4 processor, 5fps burst mode, Full HD video up to 60p, built-in Wi-Fi, built-in GPS. Available in black, red or gray. 

 




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