Nikon D3300 vs Nikon D3100

Winner
Nikon D3300

100

Nikon D3100

70

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3300

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.55x
High true resolution
True resolution
24.2 MP
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3100

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentamirror
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

galleries

Explore our gallery of 45 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3300.
Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3100.

competitors

Nikon D3300 Competitors

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$309 body only

$395 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Battery life Longer battery life
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$310 - $549 body only

$393 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Cheaper
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$549 body only

$729 with 18-55mm, 75-300mm lenses

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies

Nikon D3100 Competitors

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Canon EOS M100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$379 body only

$449 with 15-45mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Size Much smaller
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$550 body only

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
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Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$309 body only

$395 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger

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Avatar for David Ruiz David Ruiz (2:53 AM, November 03, 2015)
Is the difference that big ?