Nikon D5500 vs Nikon D3300

Winner
Nikon D5500

100

Nikon D3300

85

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
Weight
Light-weight
430 g
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed

galleries

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

competitors

Nikon D5500 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$471 - $500 with 18-55mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Touch screen No touch screen
Placeholder

Fujifilm X-T3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,499 body only

$1,899 with 18-55mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$597 - $598 body only

$569 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

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

Nikon D3300 Competitors

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$319 body only

$392 - $447 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

$263 - $749 body only

$321 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Cheaper
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$471 - $500 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder

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