Nikon D3200 vs. Nikon D3300

Nikon is not a new name in the photography market. They have made a name for themselves with quality DSLR cameras. The Nikon D3300 and its predecessor the Nikon D3200 are no different. The two are quite similar in appearance. This makes it hard to choose between the two. An in-depth analysis of their key features will help us decide which Nikon rocks more!


Both Nikons have the same sensor size and resolutions. The only difference, in the make of their sensors, is that the Nikon D3300 lacks a low-pass filter. This improves on image sharpness and detail. The downside to this is that a low-pass filter actually prevents the occurrence of moire in certain scenes. Continuous shooting is also different in the two cameras. The D3200 offers 5fps (frames per second) while the D3300 offers 4fps. (Read also : Nikon D3200 vs. Nikon D5300)

Nikon D3300 is, therefore, 1fps faster. It is also substantially lighter. A whole75g to be exact. The color depth is also, slightly, higher. This may not make much difference to the casual onlooker. In the competitive field of professional photography, that changes. The slight difference makes all the difference!

The Nikon D3300 boasts of Higher ISO performance. If you plan to work in low light intensities, go with it. On the flipside, the Nikon D3200 has a higher dynamic range. Scenes with a high brightness range, like a sunrise, will look better under the D3200 lens. It also comes with a flash sync port which the D3300 lacks. A flash sync port is used to connect to an external flash. This becomes necessary when you want more brightness and detail from a camera.

- This Certified Refurbished product is manufacturer refurbished
- 24.2 MP DX-format CMOS sensor,Display Screen 3.0-Inch Rear Screen, LCD (921000)
- EXPEED III Image Processing
- Wide ISO sensitivity range,Filter Thread: 52 mm
- One-touch Full HD 1080p movie recording
- This Certified Refurbished product is tested and certified to look and work like new
- 24.2 Mp DX-Format CMOS Sensor, EXPEED 4 Image Processor
- 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25, 24 fps) HD video (MPEG-4/H.264/MOV)
- ISO 100–12.800 (expandable to 25,600) and 5 fps Shooting, Easy Panorama Mode
- No Optical Low-Pass Filter, 3.0" 921k-Dot LCD Monitor

Nikon D3200 vs. Nikon D3300
The two Nikon are only slightly different. Pricing may just be the one tie-breaker. Nikon D3300 is over $80 cheaper than its predecessor. Due to the fact that it compounds this with some adjustments for the better, it takes our vote.
If you must choose between the two Nikon, D3300 is a much better value for money than the D3200.

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