Updated (March 2012): Compare the Nikon D3200 vs Nikon D3000

Nikon D3200 vs Nikon D3000

Winner
Nikon D3200

100

Nikon D3000

50

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3200

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
High true resolution
True resolution
24.1 MP
Has live view
Live view
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Reasons to buy the Nikon D3000

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
262 ms shutter lag
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (126×97×64 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.5"
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentamirror

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3200.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3000.

competitors

Nikon D3200 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$395 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Lowest price More expensive
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$397 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$289 - $549 body only

$326 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Weight Slightly lighter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
True resolution Much lower true resolution

Nikon D3000 Competitors

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$329 body only

$540 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Thickness Much thicker
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Entry-level DSLR

$259 with 18-55mm lens

Live view Has live view
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$218 - $257

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder

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