Nikon DSLR D3300 TIPA Award

Packed with features, the easy-to-use D3300 is the ultimate entry level DSLR camera

Overview

24.2 Megapixels
Guide Mode
Full HD video recording

Perfect for anyone starting out on their DSLR journey, the easy-to-use D3300 gives you the confidence and features you need to take your photography to a whole new level.

Whether you’re taking breathtaking travel photos, creating the ultimate Facebook profile shot, shooting footage of the kids playing soccer or just want a reliable DSLR camera, the D3300 delivers a perfect result, every time.

With outstanding image quality, Full (1080/60p) HD video recording and a built-in Guide Mode, it’s ideal for getting started with a DSLR.

Capture every detail, every time, wherever life takes you

Featuring the latest EXPEED 4, Nikon’s fastest image processor ever, a large 24.2 Megapixel image sensor and an ISO sensitivity range of 100–12,800 (extendable 25,600), the D3300 has the power to shoot at faster shutter speeds, capture action with less blur and faithfully reproduce every detail. Even when lighting is poor, your shots and Full HD movies will look amazing.

Learn as you shoot with Guide mode

Perfect for the first time DSLR user, Guide Mode lets you take pictures and movies simply by following the guides displayed in the monitor. It can automatically analyse the scene and show you how to select the settings that will give you the results you want, so over time your D3300 can teach you to take better photos with confidence!

Make memories more memorable with Full HD videos at 60p

In addition to superb photos, the D3300 delivers smooth, sharp, Full HD 1920 x 1080 movies at 60 frames a second. With incorporated special effects you can add a special touch to your videos and use in-camera editing functions to delete unwanted footage and save frames as a separate JPEG image.

Want to share your pictures on the go?

Nikon Instant photo sharing

WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter

By using the WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter, you can transmit images from the D3300 to a Wi-Fi equipped smart device# such as a smartphone or tablet, and share your images to social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter.

You can also shoot through your mobile device using the Live view function## of the D3300, together with the use of the WU-1a.

The WU-1a is available separately for purchase.

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Find out more about Nikon Instant photo sharing

Record crystal-clear sound

Nikon ME-1 Stereo Microphone (optional)

ME-1 Stereo Microphone (optional)

Record even better sound and significantly reduce autofocus noise on your D3300 using this compact stereo microphone. The ME-1 Stereo Microphone connects to compatible DSLR cameras that have a 3.5 mm mic jack and features new innovation that significantly reduces autofocus noise from being recorded.

Take complete control of your images and video

Nikon Wireless Remote Control ML-L3 (optional)

Wireless Remote Control ML-L3 (optional)

This infrared remote control makes it possible to release the shutter from up to 16 ft in front of your D3300. Perfect for self-portraits, group photos or preventing camera shake when using slower shutter speeds.

The ML-L3 offers an immediate release mode and two-second delay mode.

Take your photography further

Nikon School

Introductory, intermediate and specialist classes

Nikon School offers a range of hands-on photography courses to suit a range of different skill levels to help you improve, whatever stage you’re at on your photography journey. Courses are currently held in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane by AIPP accredited photographers to provide some truly unique experiences.

Enrol online today

# Dedicated application is required. The application can be downloaded from the Google Play Store (free). Compatible OSs: Android 2.3 series (smartphone); Android 3.X series (tablet).
## Live view function is not compatible when shooting video remotely with the smart device.

Features List

Outstanding image quality and depth with 24.2 Megapixels

With its 24.2 Megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor the D3300 delivers outstanding image quality and depth, amazingly sharp yet subtle details and smooth, natural skin tones – perfect for shots of friends and family. Designed without an optical low-pass filter (OLPF), the sensor captures fabulous high-definition images rendered by the high-performance NIKKOR lenses.

Outstanding image quality and depth with 24.2 Megapixels

Get great results even in extremely bright or low light situations

Wherever life takes you, the D3300 can adapt to a broad spectrum of lighting situations such as the harsh glare of the midday sun, the low light of dusk or dimly lit interior and night scenes. This is thanks to a standard ISO sensitivity range of 100 to 12,800, (25,600 extendable) that is also highly effective for recording movies and photographing action and movement.

Get great results even in extremely bright or low light situations

Capture true-to-life colour with our most powerful image processor to date – EXPEED 4

Nikon’s latest EXPEED 4 image-processing engine features unique technology, and can process countless operations at lightning-fast speeds to produce images of exceptional quality and exquisite colour.

Capture true-to-life colour with our most powerful image processor to date – EXPEED 4

See all the detail in the 7 cm (3 inch) 921k-dot LCD monitor

With a viewing angle of 170°, the LCD monitor makes it easy to compose your shots and capture all the action when shooting video and photos.

Get great results even in extremely bright or low light situations

Learn how to shoot with Guide Mode

The D3300’s in-camera Guide Mode teaches you to get the results you want, even if you’re a first-time user of a DSLR. Guide mode leads you through each step of camera operation required to take your ideal still pictures and movies.

Learn how to shoot with Guide Mode

13 Special Effects Modes

Get creative with your choice of 13 Special effects modes, including the new Toy Camera and HDR Painting. You can also enhance and edit your images with 20 retouch menu options.

13 Special Effects Modes

Share your photos with family and friends in an instant

With the optional WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adaptor you can transfer photos from the D3300 to other smart devices via the Wireless Mobile Adaptor Utility app available as a free download from Google Play™ or App Store.

Share your photos with family and friends in an instant

The perfect travel companion – slim styling with a lightweight body

Compact and lightweight, the D3300 is designed to be carried and handled easily. The button and dial placement ensures that everything you need is easy to reach and intuitive to use.

The perfect travel companion – slim styling with a lightweight, tough body

Create smooth Full HD Movies at up to 60 frames per second

The D3300 shoots Full HD D-Movies at 1920 x 1080/60p. And with 60p, you get smooth recording, even when shooting fast-moving subjects. The in-camera effects and editing features add even more flexibility, letting you create clips and short films as you shoot.

Never miss ‘that moment’ with 5 FPS continuous shooting

The D3300’s high-speed continuous shooting at approx. 5 fps delivers more opportunities to catch the right movement or expression. The clear, high-quality optical viewfinder of the D3300 lets you easily compose a shot while tracking fast-moving subjects.

Tech Specs

Type Single-lens reflex digital camera
Lens mount Nikon F mount (with AF contacts)
Effective angle of view Nikon DX format; focal length equivalent to approx. 1.5x that of lenses with FX format angle of view
Effective pixels 24.2 million
Image sensor 23.5 x 15.6 mm CMOS sensor
Total pixels 24.78 million
Dust-reduction System Image sensor cleaning, Image Dust Off reference data (optional Capture NX 2 software required)
Image size (pixels) Easy panorama mode:
4800 x 1080 (normal, horizontal pan)
1632 x 4800 (normal, vertical pan)
9600 x 1080 (wide, horizontal pan)
1632 x 9600 (wide, vertical pan)
Other modes:
6000 x 4000 (Large)
4496 x 3000 (Medium)
2992 x 2000 (Small)
File format NEF (RAW): 12 bit, compressed
JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1 : 4), normal (approx. 1 : 8), or basic (approx. 1 : 16) compression
NEF (RAW)+JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats
Picture Control System Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape; selected Picture Control can be modified
Media SD (Secure Digital) and UHS-I compliant SDHC and SDXC memory cards
File system DCF 2.0, DPOF, Exif 2.3, PictBridge
Viewfinder Eye-level pentamirror single-lens reflex viewfinder
Frame coverage Approx. 95% horizontal and 95% vertical
Magnification Approx. 0.85 x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, -1.0 m-1)
Eyepoint 18 mm (-1.0 m-1; from center surface of viewfinder eyepiece lens)
Diopter adjustment -1.7 – +0.5 m-1
Focusing screen Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen
Reflex mirror Quick return
Lens aperture Instant return, electronically controlled
Compatible lenses Autofocus is available with AF-S and AF-I lenses. Autofocus is not available with other type G and D lenses, AF lenses (IX NIKKOR and lenses for the F3AF are not supported), and AI-P lenses. Non-CPU lenses can be used in mode M, but the camera exposure meter will not function.
The electronic rangefinder can be used with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster.
Shutter type Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter
Shutter speed 1/4000 – 30 s in steps of 1/3 EV; Bulb; Time
Flash sync speed X=1/200 s; synchronizes with shutter at 1/200 s or slower
Release mode Single frame, continuous, quiet shutter release, self-timer, delayed remote; ML-L3, quick-response remote; ML-L3
Frame advance rate Up to 5 fps
Note: Frame rates assume manual focus, manual or shutter-priority auto exposure, a shutter speed of 1/250 s or faster, and other settings at default values.
Self-timer 2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1-9 exposures
Exposure metering mode TTL exposure metering using 420-pixel RGB sensor
Metering method Matrix metering: 3D color matrix metering II (type G, E, and D lenses); color matrix metering II (other CPU lenses)
Center-weighted metering: Weight of 75% given to 8-mm circle in center of frame
Spot metering: Meters 3.5-mm circle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point
Range (ISO 100, f/1.4 lens, 20 °C/68 °F) Matrix or center-weighted metering: 0-20 EV
Spot metering: 2-20 EV
Exposure meter coupling CPU
Mode Auto modes (auto; auto, flash off); programmed auto with flexible program (P); shutter-priority auto (S); aperture-priority auto (A); manual (M); scene modes (portrait; landscape; child; sports; close up; night portrait); special effects modes (night vision; super vivid; pop; photo illustration; color sketch; toy camera effect; miniature effect; selective color; silhouette; high key; low key; HDR painting; easy panorama)
Exposure compensation Can be adjusted by -5 – +5 EV in increments of 1/3 EV in P, S, A, and M modes
Exposure lock Luminosity locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) ISO 100-12800 in steps of 1 EV. Can also be set to approx. 1 EV (ISO 25600 equivalent) above ISO 12800; auto ISO sensitivity control available
Active D-Lighting On, off
Autofocus Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection, 11 focus points (including one cross-type sensor), and AF-assist illuminator (range approx. 0.5-3 m/1 ft 8 in.-9 ft 10 in.)
Detection range -1 – +19 EV (ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F)
Lens servo Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous-servo AF (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A); predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status
Manual focus (MF): Electronic rangefinder can be used
Focus point Can be selected from 11 focus points
AF-area mode Single-point AF, dynamic-area AF, auto-area AF, 3D-tracking (11 points)
Focus lock Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing AE-L/AF-L button
Built-in flash Auto, portrait, child, close up, night portrait, super vivid, pop, photo illustration, color sketch, toy camera effect: Auto flash with auto pop-up
P, S, A, M: Manual pop-up with button release
Guide Number Approx. 12/39, 12/39 with manual flash (m/ft, ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F)
Flash control TTL: i-TTL flash control using 420-pixel RGB sensor is available with built-in flash and SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, SB-600, SB-400, or SB-300; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix and center-weighted metering, standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR with spot metering
Flash mode 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
Flash compensation -3 – +1 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Flash-ready indicator Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit is fully charged; flashes after flash is fired at full output
Accessory shoe ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock
Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS) Advanced Wireless Lighting supported with SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, or SB-700 as a master flash or SU-800 as commander; Flash Color Information Communication supported with all CLS-compatible flash units
Sync terminal AS-15 sync terminal adapter (available separately)
White balance Auto, incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual, all except preset manual with fine-tuning
Live View lens servo Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); full-time-servo AF (AF-F) Manual focus (MF)
AF-area mode Face-priority AF, wide-area AF, normal-area AF, subject-tracking AF
Autofocus Contrast-detect AF anywhere in frame (camera selects focus point automatically when face-priority AF or subject-tracking AF is selected)
Automatic scene selection Available in auto and auto, flash off modes
Movie metering TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
Metering method Matrix
Frame size (pixels) and frame rate 1920 x 1080, 60p (progressive)/50p/30p/25p/24p, high/normal
1280 x 720, 60p/50p, high/normal
640 x 424, 30p/25p, high/normal Frame rates of 30p (actual frame rate 29.97 fps) and 60p (actual frame rate 59.94 fps) are available when NTSC is selected for video mode. 25p and 50p are available when PAL is selected for video mode. Actual frame rate when 24p is selected is 23.976 fps.
File format MOV
Video compression H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Audio recording format Linear PCM
Audio recording device Built-in monaural or external stereo microphone; sensitivity adjustable
ISO sensitivity ISO 100-12800; can also be set to approx. 1 EV (ISO 25600 equivalent) above ISO 12800
Monitor 7.5-cm (3-in.), approx. 921k-dot (VGA) TFT LCD with 170 ° viewing angle, approx. 100% frame coverage, and brightness adjustment
Playback Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar) playback with playback zoom, movie and panorama playback, photo and/or movie slide shows, histogram display, highlights, auto image rotation, picture rating, and image comment (up to 36 characters)
USB Hi-Speed USB
Video output NTSC, PAL
HDMI output Type C mini-pin HDMI connector
Accessory terminal Wireless remote controllers: WR-1, WR-R10 (available separately)
Remote cords: MC-DC2 (available separately)
GPS units: GP-1/GP-1A (available separately)
Audio input Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5mm diameter); supports optional ME-1 stereo microphones
Supported languages Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Portugal and Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Battery One rechargeable Li-ion EN-EL14a battery
AC adapter EH-5b AC adapter; requires EP-5A power connector (available separately)
Tripod socket 1/4 in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 124 x 98 x 75.5 mm (4.9 x 3.9 x 3 in.)
Weight Approx. 460 g (1 lb 0.2 oz) with battery and memory card but without body cap; approx. 410 g/14.5 oz (camera body only)
Operating environment temperature 0 °C-40 °C (+32 °F-104 °F)
Humidity 85% or less (no condensation)
Supplied accessories EN-EL14a rechargeable Li-ion battery (with terminal cover), MH-24 battery charger, DK-25 rubber eyecup, BF-1B body cap, AN-DC3 strap, UC-E17 USB cable, EG-CP14 audio/video cable, ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
note Unless otherwise stated, all figures are for a camera with a fully-charged battery operating at the temperature specified by the Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA): 23 ±3 °C (73.4 ±5.4 °F).

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