Nikon D5300 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Auto Focus-S DX NIKKOR Zoom Lens (Black)

Nikon D5300 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Auto Focus-S DX NIKKOR Zoom Lens (Black)

d53f0 Nikon D5000 41KZ3aSG10L. SL160  Nikon D5300 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera with 18 55mm f/3.5 5.6G ED VR Auto Focus S DX NIKKOR Zoom Lens (Black)

  • 24MP DX-format CMOS sensor with no optical low-pass filter
  • 39-point AF system with 3D tracking and 3D matrix metering II
  • 5 frames per second continuous shooting
  • ISO 100 – 12800 (Expandable to 25600)
  • 3.2″ Vari-angle LCD with 1,037,000 dots
  • 1080 (60p, 30p, 24p) and 720 (60p, 50p) HD video (H.264/MPEG-4)
  • Built-in Wi-Fi (for sharing and remote camera control) and GPS
  • Raw and Raw+ JPG shooting
  • SD/SDHC/SDXC memory

The Nikon D5300 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens is designed to awaken your creative passion. Find exciting new perspectives with an ultra-high resolution Vari-angle display that swivels to nearly any position. Capture your vision in lifelike brilliance with an exceptional 24.2 MP DX-format CMOS sensor, then share it instantly with the optional WU-1a Wireless Adapter. Unleash the artist within.Shooting photos and videos is about more than capturing memories. A great camera brings your creative vision to life with striking clarity. The Nikon D5300 is exactly that type of camera—an exceptional HD-SLR designed to draw exciting new perspectives out of everyone who shoots it. Optimized for creativity, streamlined for flexibility, it’ll awaken your passion and inspire some of the most spectacular photos and videos you’ve ever captured.Features: 24.2MP DX CMOS Sensor EXPEED 4 Image Processing Engine 3.2″ 1,037k-Dot Vari-Angle LCD Monitor 39-Point Multi-CAM 4800DX AF SensorFull HD Video with Full-Time Servo AF Expandable ISO from 100-25600 5fps Continuous Shooting Rate Scene Recognition System Compatible with WU-1a Wireless Adapter Vari-angle Display, Built-in HDR, Special Effects and FiltersCreativity and flexibility were considered in every aspect of the D5300. It has a 1,037,000-dot Vari-angle display that lets you shoot from just about any position—hold the camera overhead for a view above a crowd, at ground level for an interesting close-up of a flower, or just enjoy easier video recording and self portraits. For shots that have both very dark and very bright areas, D5300 includes built-in HDR (high-dynamic range). It takes two shots at different exposures and blends them into one amazing image. And an exciting collection of built-in effects and filters opens new possibilities for expression: isolate a single color, explore black & white, posterize, miniaturize—the creative techniques pros spend years mastering are now conveniently at your

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  1. Anonymous says:
    764 of 797 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Stunningly Good! An Insane Value!, November 25, 2013
    7 (Planet Earth)

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    I got this camera as an upgrade to my beloved D5100 so the bar was pretty high and so this review is often D5100 vs. D5300. I’ll be frank. The D5300 outclasses the D5100 so substantially that it has utterly obsoleted the D5100. Ignore those who say that the D5300 merely provides an opportunity to pick up a D5200 or D5100 for a bargain price. No. The D5300 is now the ONLY camera in the Nikon D5xxx line. It has changed the game. Don’t bother counting pennies, this camera is underpriced at full price. The fact that I am sincerely comparing images from this $800 camera body to my D800E’s images truly says it all.

    Please allow me to just get into the Pros and Cons:


    1) PHENOMENAL IMAGE QUALITY! AT LOW ISO THE D5300′S IMAGES ARE ON PAR WITH THE BEST CAMERAS IN THE WORLD AND THAT IS NO EXAGGERATION WHATSOEVER. I can’t believe there is still a debate going on about the efficacy of Anti-Aliasing filter removal. I’m sorry, but the difference is so noticeable there is no debate. And moire was a myth even on the D800E, which I do also own. I guarantee you that you will find more moire in a D5100′s or D7000′s images than you will on the D5300. Color and saturation from the D5300 are exceptionally good versus ANY camera at any price point. Now, I will still take the D800E’s images over the D5300′s but it is not at all night & day. They are actually surprisingly close at low ISO.

    EDIT 2013-12-09: Photographing cats a lot I am catching a little false color on shiny fur. Nothing of concern to me though.

    2) Focus point spread (area of image with AF sensor coverage) is MUCH greater than in FX (“full-frame” sensor size) cameras. The D5300′s AF point coverage extends left-right top-bottom much farther than FX cameras. I would estimate the D5300 covers probably double the area that FX cameras do and this is an ENORMOUS advantage. I always leave my D800E’s focus point glued to Center because the AF coverage is only in the center area anyway so why bother with the other 50 AF points when they just don’t cover anything? I actually do use my focus points on my D5300 because they cover the frame pretty well. I’d still like to see even more coverage, but vs. the FX bodies, APS-C cameras have a tremendous advantage.

    3) Minimum shutter speed in Auto ISO now has AUTO setting that adjusts based on focal length! This is SO much better than a fixed shutter speed regardless of lens length.

    4) Hard to quantify but the HDR images look much nicer than the D5100′s and the Extra High setting is intense and beyond the D5100′s abilities. I have not been able to verify this but it *appears* as though there is now image alignment for the 2 photos used for the HDR image as my handheld HDR shots nearly never look like 2 images whereas they often did on my D5100 at full or nearly full magnification. HUGE improvement!

    5) Great-for-DX and pretty-good-versus-FX ISO performance. I’ll put this to bed right now; the D800E smokes the D5300 for high ISO performance. Sorry, this is a different league. However, the D5300 substantially outperforms the D5100 at ISO 1600+. The improvement in the D5300 over the D5100 is readily noticeable.

    6) Much more intuitive i Menu. The D5100′s i Menu being J-shaped was ridiculous and totally awkward. I never got used to it after thousands of photos. The D5300′s standardized 2-lines-across-the-bottom Nikon style is a drastic improvement.

    7) GPS! I don’t know what Nikon was thinking with that clunky expensive GP-1A. Did anyone ever buy one? The D5300′s internal GPS works great and hooks up quickly and I’m big on geotagging so I am super stoked to have this on a REAL camera!

    EDIT 2013-12-09: I spent a day in the country (wide open clear sky) with this camera outside of my normal metro town area and despite using A-GPS data, it took somewhere between 30-60 minutes to get GPS lock. Surprised, disappointed. But that was the only time I have had trouble with hookup.

    8) Nikon’s had truly exceptional built-in flash performance since at least the D90. The D5300 does not disappoint and bests or matches its predecessors at any price point. This could be a result of image processing more than flash performance but whatever it is, using flash is a joy, not something to dread.

    9) The red body paint color is super-gorgeous! It’s like a candy apple red Corvette color and it is way sexy.

    10) The new bigger, higher-pixel screen is REALLY nice. It is not insignificant like many reviewers dismiss it as. I like it a LOT. :)

    11) EN-EL14a battery with 19.4% more capacity is a nice treat and helpful when running GPS and/or the silly WiFi. I have not spent a full day shooting hundreds of photos with the D5300 yet but I have shot perhaps 100 shots in a day with GPS on and flash here and there and a lot of reviewing and in-camera editing and not gotten below 2/3 battery level in a…

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  2. Anonymous says:
    58 of 59 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Loving This Camera!!, January 4, 2016
    Karengail (Ohio)

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    I love this camera! I am just a beginner who finally decided to take the plunge and get a DSLR. I went back and forth between this and a Canon T4i and finally chose this after a lot of research and reading tons of reviews. I mostly liked how small and comfortable it is, and the reviews seem to point to better image quality over the Canon, with no anti-aliasing filter and better low-light performance. I liked that it had built-in WiFi and GPS. I did struggle mostly with not wanting to give up the touch screen on the Canon, and that is something I really wish this camera had. Overall I have been very pleased with my decision and have been taking tons of pictures. I find the battery life to be quite decent- I have gotten a couple of spares and always keep one handy. I did get the 18-140 kit lens based on the reviews. I was fairly satisfied with it for a while but did find I wanted more reach and ended up buying the 50-300 telephoto which I really do love and find I can get much better close-ups and detail than with the kit lens. I mostly like to take pictures outdoors of ducks, squirrels, birds and nature in general. The picture quality is outstanding. Colors are gorgeous and the pictures are sharp and beautiful. The auto-focusing is quick and precise and even when zoomed in or heavily cropped I am still thrilled with the results.

    I do have arthritis and ergonomics is important to me. I love how this camera feels- It feels solid and well-built but it is also lighter in weight than a lot of comparable models. The grip is perfect for my hand and I can swing this camera by my side just holding it by the grip and it feels perfectly secure. I take it pretty much with me everywhere because it fits easily inside my purse as well.

    I did have an issue with something smelling like burning rubber and the unit was quickly and easily replaced by Amazon so that was no problem, really. I have owned this camera for over a year and have been quite happy with it.

    I am not thrilled with the video but can’t say I’ve really given it much of a chance. The internal focusing noise drives me crazy but I am told an external mic would alleviate that. The flash works OK but I rarely use it because I just prefer natural light. I will hopefully be getting a speed-light, but just not in the budget yet. I have found that if I go into the menu and change the flash compensation to -2 or -3 that the pictures come out a lot better. without looking so washed out.

    I have come across a few issues but there are a lot of things I need to learn, so don’t know how much is the camera’s fault and how much is user error, but sometimes I press the shutter and nothing happens! This drives me crazy because I feel like there is plenty of light and why won’t it take the picture?!! I also have found that it is sometimes because I am too close and it is not able to lock focus, which again means nothing happens when you push the shutter button. I think as I said, most of that is because of user error or improper settings, so I just have to keep learning. I often will just throw it in to auto mode and then I am able to get the shot. I guess this camera refuses to take a bad picture! I will say that auto mode does work quite well and I have taken some beautiful pictures in auto. This camera is way beyond point and shoot but if someone wants to use it that way, I think they will be thrilled with the results they get.

    I do want to address the problem of WiFi connectivity that most reviews say is fairly dismal. It will pair, load a few pictures, then disconnect. It is quite maddening, because you have done everything the manual says to do and it just doesn’t work. l am happy to say however, there is a simple solution which I came across randomly while searching the web and it works like a charm. You must first set your phone with airplane mode ON and then turn WiFi ON. This is not covered in the instructions given by Nikon but it totally works and WiFi connects perfectly and stays connected as long as you need it. I have not tried to use the GPS because of the negative reviews. They all seem to point to it being mostly useless and a huge battery hog. I haven’t tried it and probably won’t, so you are on your own with that one.

    I think overall this camera is fairly user-friendly. One thing I really like is that Nikon has this handy dandy little ? button that is extremely helpful. Pressing it brings up a mini-tutorial on whatever function you happen to be messing with at the time. I have found this to very useful indeed, and for a newbie it is fabulous to just be able to get an instant explanation without having to go searching through the menus or look something up in the manual. The rest of the buttons seem well-placed and easy to learn for the most part. The only problem I have with button location is that I often hold the camera in a way that my right thumb hits the right arrow of the…

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  3. Anonymous says:
    14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    This is not a perfect camera. But budget wise, May 16, 2016
    Steven K

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    I bought this to replaced my 8 years old D80. I’m a very picky person, and I am impressed by this camera. I’ve been considering SONY A6000, D5500, D7100, D7200. And finally decided to go with this camera.

    This is not a perfect camera. But budget wise, this is for sure a camera that have superior performance-to-price ratio. I use it with my one year old Nikon 18-200mm VR II lens. For the price of $496, I can’t find another camera can compete with it.

    The A6000, it’s a very nice mirrorless camera. I pay serious attention to it. And I went to Bestbuy to test it out. What I like A6000 is it’s light weight and size. What I don’t like much is when its length changes, it take like 1/4 second to show up in the OLED view finder. And A6000 doesn’t have articular screen which equipped with D5300 that makes family portrait a lot easier.

    D5500, I don’t see much different to D5300. The touch screen on D5500 is a nice but not must have. The higher ISO up to 25600 is technically nicer than the 12800 in D5300, but I doubt if I would shoot at such a high ISO. Other than that, I don’t see much difference, and I know I ain’t paying $200 more for touch screen and higher ISO.

    D7100, it has Expeed 3 processor while D5300 has Expeed 4 processor. Yes it has better manual control and functions. But after having D80 (which has top screen and dual dial and better manual control than D5300) for 8 years, I have to admit that I’m not a professional photographer but an enthusiast that enjoys the possibility to take photos that’s better than a point and shoot camera.

    D7200, well, it has the same Expeed 4 processor while it comes with better manual control. But with $600 price difference, I’d give up those extra manual control and get a all around D5300 for the ease of my pocket.

    Bottom line, D5300 is a decent camera for the price that no one can deny, yet it’s been announced for 2 years already but still maintains a 24MP clear and sharp production and relatively light and with functions that can make entry-level to enthusiast happy.

    The only thing I don’t appreciate much is it’s GPS function, I wish it had a faster and more accurate lock up performance that doesn’t require a A-GPS file to be updated very 14 days.

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