Nikon D5500 vs Nikon D3300

Winner
Nikon D5500

100

Nikon D3300

86

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5500

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
201 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3300

Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Weight
Light-weight
430 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 45 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3300.

competitors

Nikon D5500 Competitors

Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$597 body only

$579 - $719 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Weight Heavier
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$500 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Touch screen No touch screen
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$739 - $997 body only

$1,099 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen

Nikon D3300 Competitors

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$397 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
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

Lowest price Cheaper
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$300 body only

Lowest price Cheaper
Movie format Lower frame rate movies

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