Nikon Demonstrates the New D3300 Camera

Less than 24 hours after its introduction, Nikon shares this “hands-on” video of the new entry level D3300 DSLR. The camera aims to be smaller and lighter than the previous model, with a faster processor and sharper images as well as better battery life.

Nikon-D3300-colorsThe Nikon D3300 specs:

  • 24.2-megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor (with no AA filter for sharper images).
  • Nikon’s EXPEED 4 image processor.
  • Shooting speed – up to 5fps.
  • 1080p video recording.
  • Enhanced Guide Mode to provide step-by-step photo instructions.
  • New panorama mode.
  • Smaller lighter body (than the D3200) made from carbon fiber.
  • Improved battery life.
  • Price: just under $650 (pre-order now on B&H).

Another official video showing the D3300


Besides the D3300 Nikon also introduced two lenses:

  • AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II – a new, more compact (30% smaller) kit lens. It will sell with the D3300 or on its own for about $250.


  • AF-S Nikkor 35mm F1.8G – A new full frame fast wide lens. It will sell for about $600 (you can pre-order one at B&H).


Besides than D3300 and the two lenses Nikon also announced it is working on a new version for its top of the line pro D4 camera. This new version will be called D4S. Very little info has been given at this point (the camera will be announced officially in a few weeks and be available in March 2014) but we do know that it will have improved AF and faster shooting speed.

Nikon D4S – a new flagship soon


Iddo Genuth
Iddo Genuth is the founder and chief editor of He has been a technology reporter working for international publications since the late 1990's and covering photography since 2009. Iddo is also a co-founder of a production company specializing in commercial food and product visual content.

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