• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS M
  • Nikon D3300
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Predecessor:   Nikon D3200
D3200 vs D3300
Successor: Canon EOS M3
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Nikon D3400
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General
Model Number: EOS M D3300
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact System Camera SLR
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $600.00 $649.95
Street Price:   $427.22
Date Available: 2012-10-15 2014-02-01
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 17.7 oz (503 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
23.4 oz (662 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 4.3 x 2.6 x 1.3 in.
(109 x 67 x 32 mm)
4.9 x 3.9 x 3.0 in.
(124 x 98 x 76 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon Sony
Effective Megapixels: 18.0 24.2
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm) 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.30 microns 3.92 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed None
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes No
DxO Sensor Score: 65 82
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.1 24.3
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.2 12.8
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 827 1,385
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2)
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, .CR2 14-bit RAW, RAW+L/F JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (12-bit .NEF), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.2 5.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x424 (30p/25p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image data: H.264; audio: Linear PCM (Stereo)) MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Linear PCM)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF-M Nikon F
Lens: Canon EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Nikkor AF-S DX 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 88mm 27 - 83mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 18 - 55mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.10x 3.06x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/22 (W) / f/5.6 - f/36 (T); 7-blade circular aperture f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - 38 (T)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
28 cm to Infinity
11.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 58.0mm 52.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values:   n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Hybrid phase-detect/contrast-detect AF on image sensor: FlexiZone - Multi (31 zones, AF at the touched Zone), Single; Face Detection + Tracking AF Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 11-Area Phase Detection, 1 cross-type, 10 line-type
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD 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 No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.57x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   0.85x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: Yes No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto (100-6400), 100-12800 in 1EV steps, expandable to H=25600 Auto, 100 - 12800 in steps of 1 EV; expandable to 25600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Twilight and Sunset, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom Auto, Incandescent, Fluorescent (7 types), Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Preset Manual; all except Preset Manual with fine tuning
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative metering, partial metering (center: approx. 11%), spot metering (center: approx. 2.8%), center-weighted average metering 420-segment 3D Color Matrix Metering II, Color Matrix Metering II, Center-weighted, Spot (3.5mm/2.5%)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene mode, HDR Backlight Control mode, Multi-Shot Noise Reduction; Creative filters (Art Bold, Water painting, Grainy B/W, Soft focus, Toy camera, Miniature effect, Fish-eye) Scene Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close up, Night portrait; Special Effects: Night Vision, Super Vivid, Pop, Photo Illustration, Color Sketch, Toy Camera, Miniature, Selective Color, Silhouette, High Key, Low Key, HDR Painting, Easy Panorama
Self Timer: 10, 2 seconds 2s, 5s, 10s, 20s; 1 to 9 exposures seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   No
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off, Red-eye; FE Lock 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): n/a 12.0 m / 39.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: n/a Lens dependent; Approx. 39/12, 43/13 with manual flash (ft/m, ISO 100, 68F/20C)
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe ISO hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .CR2 14-bit RAW, RAW+L/F JPEG RAW (12-bit .NEF), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Image data: H.264; audio: Linear PCM (Stereo)) MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Linear PCM)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional RC-6 wireless remote Optional, MC-DC2 corded/ML-L3 infrared
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI, External 3.5mm Stereo Mic Jack 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): 1.94 0.57
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 2.02 0.60
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited Unlimited
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 2.33 0.66
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.2 5.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 13 100
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.4 5.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 6 7
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.1 4.9
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 3 5
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.74 seconds 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): 0.173 seconds 0.268 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.29 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.051 seconds 0.081 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Full AF shutter lag, wide area mode = 0.878s 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: 2.7 seconds 0.4 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.4 seconds 0.3 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   3.2 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 230 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   700 shots
Battery Life, Video:   55 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E12 Proprietary EN-EL14a
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeble Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E12 Lithium-ion rechargeble 1 x Proprietary EN-EL14a Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software: EOS Digital Solutions Disc Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows XP inc SP3 / Vista inc SP1 and SP2 (excl. Starter Edition) / 7 (excl. Starter Edition) OS X v10.6-10.7 (Intel processor required) Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Full HD movies with Movie Servo AF, manual exposure control, built-in stereo mic with manual audio level adjustment, Video Snapshot. DIGIC 5 processor, Hybrid CMOS AF, 3-inch 1.04M-dot touchscreen LCD, optional EF lens adapter. Available in black or white. 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.