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
High true resolution
True resolution
24.2 MP
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3100

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (124×97×74 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.9"
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look

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

$326 body only

$409 - $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
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$446 body only

$539 - $859 with 18-55mm lens

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

Nikon D3100 Competitors

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$637 body only

$487 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Battery life Longer battery life
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Nikon D5000

Nikon D5000

Entry-level DSLR

$929 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$460 - $500 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Size Larger

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