The Nikon Coolpix 3200 is mostly gets compared to entry-level DSLRs, pro DSLRs and pro digicams. The Nikon Coolpix 3200's top rivals come from Canon (such as the EOS Rebel T6 and the EOS 5D Mark II) and Nikon (such as the D40 and the Coolpix 5700)

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
12 years newer
$310 - $549 (body only)
$393 - $399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the 3200)

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common strengths of the Rebel T6 and 3200

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Nikon D40

Nikon D40
2 years newer
$975 18-55mm lens

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common strengths of the D40 and 3200

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compared toPro DSLR competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II
4 years newer
$2,311 24-105mm lens

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common strengths of the 5D Mark II and 3200

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compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon 3200 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (1.6" vs 1.5"), is slightly smaller (compact (88×65×38 mm) vs prosumer size (108×102×76 mm)), is newer (january 2004 vs may 2002), is thinner (1.5" vs 3") and is slightly lighter (190 g vs 512 g).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller sensor (1/3" 5.27x3.96mm vs 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 35 mm), doesn't support an external flash and has a slower max shutter speed (1/3000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second).

Nikon Coolpix 5700

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1 year older

Significant advantages of the 5700 (vs the 3200)

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common strengths of the 5700 and 3200

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