General

Nikon D3300 Nikon D5300
Brand
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Nikon Nikon
Lowest price
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$339.95 $469.00
Announced
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January 2014 October 2013

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Crop factor
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1.5x 1.5x
Megapixels
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24.2 MP 24 MP
Light sensitivity
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12,800 ISO 12,800 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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25,600 ISO 25,600 ISO
Sensor cleaning
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Yes Yes

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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24.2 MP 24 MP
Native resolution
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5680 × 4256 6000 × 4000
Pixel size
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15.2 µm² 15.3 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3" 3.2"
Resolution
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921k dots 1,037k dots
Touch screen
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No No
Flips out
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No Yes
Live view
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Yes Yes

Lenses

Lens availability
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230 lenses 230 lenses
Lens mount
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Nikon F Nikon F

Form factor

Size
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124×98×76 mm 124×99×76 mm
Depth
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3" 3"
Weight
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430 g 480 g
Interchangeable lenses
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Yes Yes
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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No No
Built-in focus motor
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No No

Viewfinder

Type
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Pentamirror Pentamirror
Viewfinder size
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0.55x 0.54x
Coverage
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95% 95%

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 60fps 1080p @ 60fps
Supports 24p
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Yes Yes
High-speed framerate
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None None
External mic jack
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Yes Yes
Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Continuous focus
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Yes Yes
All formats
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  1. 640 x 424 @ 25fps
  2. 640 x 424 @ 30fps
  3. 720p @ 50fps
  4. 720p @ 60fps
  5. 1080p @ 24fps
  6. 1080p @ 25fps
  7. 1080p @ 30fps
  8. 1080p @ 50fps
  9. 1080p @ 60fps
  1. 640 x 424 @ 25fps
  2. 640 x 424 @ 30fps
  3. 720p @ 50fps
  4. 720p @ 60fps
  5. 1080p @ 24fps
  6. 1080p @ 25fps
  7. 1080p @ 30fps
  8. 1080p @ 50fps
  9. 1080p @ 60fps

Features

Panorama
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Yes No
HDR
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No Yes
3D
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No No
Image stabilization
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None None
Supports RAW
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Yes Yes
GPS
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No Yes

Performance

Startup delay
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400 ms 500 ms
Shutter lag
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Unknown 200 ms
Battery life
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700 shots 600 shots
Continuous shooting
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5 fps 5 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Phase detection Phase detection
Focus points
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11 39
Cross type focus points
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1 9

Shutter

Max
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1/4000s 1/4000s
Min
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30s 30s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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Yes Yes
External connection
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Yes Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC
  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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82.0 83.0
Color depth
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24.3 bits 24 bits
Dynamic range
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13.2 EV 13.9 EV
Low light performance
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1,385 ISO 1,338 ISO
Nikon D3300
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