Capture Everything You See
A 24.2-effective megapixel sensor without an optical low-pass filter combined with the new EXPEED 4 processing engine produces stunning images, with exceptional sharpness and detail effortlessly. Picture Control allows you to manage every aspect of your images for total control in every shooting situation.
Small Size, Big Performance
Weighing a mere 460g, the lightweight, compact body of the Nikon D3300 is designed to travel. To match the camera’s extreme portability, the ISO range has been extended (100 – 12800), so whether shooting at home or trekking through a mountain, you will always capture exceptional images with superb noise-suppression.
Complements Every Experience Level
New to a D-SLR? Guide Mode helps you get great shots in a variety of scenarios, without having to change numerous camera settings. The full-colour RGB metering sensor and Nikon’s Scene Recognition System work to give you the best images possible and the 5 frames per second (fps) shooting speed with the bright 0.85x viewfinder, all assist you in capturing great photos, every time.
Ignite Your Creativity
Spark your inventive side with the 13 special effects and Retouch Menu options that offer in-camera editing functions. The introduction of new special effects such as Photo Illustration, Easy Panorama, Super Vivid and Pop let your imagination run wild.
Share Your Passion
The WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter gives you control of the camera shutter from a smartphone or a tablet, and lets you share your photos to friends and family via your mobile device*. With this setup, you can even add location information to your travel images hassle-free.
*Photo transfer is done via the Nikon Wireless Mobile Utility app, available for free on Google Play and the App Store.
Perfect Moving Moments
Even moving images can be captured with all the stunning detail of still images thanks to Full HD movie recording with 1080/60p support. A range of special effects is also available to add touches of brilliance to your videos.
Personalize It to Your Style
Choose from black, red and grey for the D3300, as well as from a vast range of lenses and accessories to create the camera combination of your choice.
Type: Single-lens reflex digital camera
Lens mount: Nikon F mount (with AF contacts)
Effective angle of view: Approx. 1.5x that of lenses with FX format angle of view
Effective pixels: 24.2 million
Image sensor: 23.5 x 15.6 mm CMOS sensor
Total pixels: 24.78 million
Dust-reduction System: Image sensor cleaning, Image Dust Off reference data (optional Capture NX 2 software required)
Image size (pixels): Easy panorama mode: 4800 x 1080 (normal, horizontal pan) 1632 x 4800 (normal, vertical pan) 9600 x 1080 (wide, horizontal pan) 1632 x 9600 (wide, vertical pan) Other modes: 6000 x 4000 (Large) 4496 x 3000 (Medium) 2992 x 2000 (Small)
File format: NEF (RAW): 12 bit, compressed JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1 : 4), normal (approx. 1 : 8), or basic (approx. 1 : 16) compression NEF (RAW)+JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats
Picture Control System: Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape; selected Picture Control can be modified
Media: SD (Secure Digital) and UHS-I compliant SDHC and SDXC memory cards
File system: DCF 2.0, DPOF, Exif 2.3, PictBridge
Viewfinder: Eye-level pentamirror single-lens reflex viewfinder
Frame coverage: Approx. 95% horizontal and 95% vertical
Eyepoint: 18 mm (-1.0 m-1; from center surface of viewfinder eyepiece lens)
Diopter adjustment: -1.7 – +0.5 m-1
Focusing screen: Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen
Reflex mirror: Quick return
Lens aperture: Instant return, electronically controlled
Compatible lenses: Autofocus is available with AF-S and AF-I lenses. Autofocus is not available with other type G and D lenses, AF lenses (IX NIKKOR and lenses for the F3AF are not supported), and AI-P lenses. Non-CPU lenses can be used in mode M, but the camera exposure meter will not function. The electronic rangefinder can be used with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster.
Shutter type: Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter
Shutter speed: 1/4000 to 30ss in steps of 1/3 EV; Bulb; Time
Shutter flash sync speed: X=1/200 s; synchronizes with shutter at 1/200 s or slower
Release mode: Single frame, continuous, quiet shutter release, self-timer, delayed remote; ML-L3, quick-response remote; ML-L3
Frame advance rate: Up to 5 fps Note: Frame rates assume manual focus, manual or shutter-priority auto exposure, a shutter speed of 1/250 s or faster, and other settings at default values.
Self-timer: 2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1-9 exposures
Metering mode: TTL exposure metering using 420-pixel RGB sensor
Metering method: Matrix metering: 3D color matrix metering II (type G, E, and D lenses); color matrix metering II (other CPU lenses) Center-weighted metering: Weight of 75% given to 8-mm circle in center of frame Spot metering: Meters 3.5-mm circle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point
Range (ISO 100, f/1.4 lens, 20°C/68°F): Matrix or center-weighted metering: 0-20 EV Spot metering: 2-20 EV
Exposure meter coupling: CPU
Mode: Auto modes (auto; auto, flash off); programmed auto with flexible program (P); shutter-priority auto (S); aperture-priority auto (A); manual (M); scene modes (portrait; landscape; child; sports; close up; night portrait); special effects modes (night vision; super vivid; pop; photo illustration; color sketch; toy camera effect; miniature effect; selective color; silhouette; high key; low key; HDR painting; easy panorama)
Exposure compensation: Can be adjusted by -5 – +5 EV in increments of 1/3 EV in P, S, A, and M modes
Exposure lock: Luminosity locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index): ISO 100-12800 in steps of 1 EV. Can also be set to approx. 1 EV (ISO 25600 equivalent) above ISO 12800; auto ISO sensitivity control available
Active D-Lighting: On, off
Autofocus: Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection, 11 focus points (including one cross-type sensor), and AF-assist illuminator (range approx. 0.5-3 m/1 ft 8 in.-9 ft 10 in.)
Detection range: -1 – +19 EV (ISO 100, 20°C/68°F)
Lens servo: Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous-servo AF (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A); predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject statusManual focus (MF): Electronic rangefinder can be used
Focus point: Can be selected from 11 focus points
AF-area mode: Single-point AF, dynamic-area AF, auto-area AF, 3D-tracking (11 points)
Focus lock: Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing AE-L/AF-L button
Built-in flash: Auto, portrait, child, close up, night portrait, super vivid, pop, photo illustration, color sketch, toy camera effect: Auto flash with auto pop-up P, S, A, M: Manual pop-up with button release
Guide Number: Approx. 12/39, 13/43 with manual flash (m/ft, ISO 100, 20°C/68°F)
Flash control: TTL: i-TTL flash control using 420-pixel RGB sensor is available with built-in flash and SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, SB-600, SB-400, or SB-300; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix and center-weighted metering, standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR with spot metering
Flash mode: Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with red-eye reduction, fill-flash, red-eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync with red-eye reduction, rear-curtain with slow sync, rear-curtain sync, off
Flash compensation: -3 – +1 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Flash-ready indicator: Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit is fully charged; flashes after flash is fired at full output
Accessory shoe: ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock
Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS): Advanced Wireless Lighting supported with built-in flash, SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, or SB-700 as a master flash and SB-600 or SB-R200 as remotes, or SU-800 as commander; Flash Color Information Communication supported with built-in flash and all CLS-compatible flash units
Sync terminal: AS-15 sync terminal adapter (available separately)
White balance: Auto, incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual, all except preset manual with fine-tuning.
Lens servo: Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); full-time servo AF (AF-F)Manual focus (MF)
AF-area mode: Face-priority AF, wide-area AF, normal-area AF, subject-tracking AF
Autofocus: Contrast-detect AF anywhere in frame (camera selects focus point automatically when face-priority AF or subject-tracking AF is selected)
Automatic scene selection: Available in auto and auto (flash off) modes
Metering: TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
Metering method: Matrix
Frame size (pixels) and frame rate: 1920 x 1080, 60p (progressive)/50p/30p/25p/24p, high/normal 1280 x 720, 60p/50p, high/normal 640 x 424, 30p/25p, high/normal Frame rates of 30p (actual frame rate 29.97 fps) and 60p (actual frame rate 59.94 fps) are available when NTSC is selected for video mode. 25p and 50p are available when PAL is selected for video mode. Actual frame rate when 24p is selected is 23.976 fps.
File format: MOV
Video compression: H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Audio recording format: Linear PCM
Audio recording device: Built-in monaural or external stereo microphone; sensitivity adjustable
ISO sensitivity: ISO 200 – 6400; can also be set to approx. 1 EV above ISO 6400 (ISO 12800 equivalent)
Monitor: 7.5-cm (3-in.), approx. 921k-dot (VGA) TFT LCD with 170 ° viewing angle, approx. 100% frame coverage, and brightness adjustment
Playback: Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar) playback with playback zoom, movie playback, photo and/or movie slide shows, histogram display, highlights, auto image rotation, and image comment (up to 36 characters)
USB: Hi-Speed USB
Video output: NTSC, PAL
HDMI output: Type C mini-pin HDMI connector
Accessory terminal: Wireless remote controllers: WR-1, WR-R10 (available separately) Remote cords: MC-DC2 (available separately) GPS units: GP-1/GP-1A (available separately)
Audio input: Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5mm diameter); supports optional ME-1 stereo microphones
Supported languages: Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Portugal and Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Battery: One rechargeable Li-ion EN-EL14a battery
AC adapter: EH-5b AC adapter; requires EP-5A power connector (available separately)
Tripod socket: 1/4 in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D): Approx. 124 x 98 x 75.5 mm (4.9 x 3.9 x 3 in.)
Weight: Approx. 460 g (1 lb 0.2 oz) with battery and memory card but without body cap; approx. 410 g/14.5 oz (camera body only)
Temperature: 0-40C (+32-104°F)
Humidity: Less than 85% (no condensation)
Supplied accessories: EN-EL14a rechargeable Li-ion battery (with terminal cover), MH-24 battery charger, DK-25 rubber eyecup, BF-1B body cap, AN-DC3 strap, UC-E17 USB cable, EG-CP14 audio/video cable, ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
*Unless otherwise stated, all figures are for a camera with a fully-charged battery operating at the temperature specified by the Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA): 23C ±3 (73.4F ±5.4).