Nikon D3300 Vs Nikon D5100 Comparison
ProductsD3300
Nikon D3300
D5100
Nikon D5100
Prices

Whirlwire Rating1358810083
Video Features
Format
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
MP4
MicrophoneMono
SpeakerMono
Resolutions
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 50fps
  • 424p @ 30fps
  • 424p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
  • 424p @ 30fps
  • 424p @ 25fps
External mic input
Storage
Storage Slot
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
SD
Storage Slot Amount1 1
Sensor
Max Resolution6000 x 4000 4928 x 3264
Other Resolutions
  • 4512 x 3000
  • 3008 x 2000
3696 x 2448
Image Ratio3:2 3:2
Megapixels24.2 16.1
SizeAPS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm) APS-C (23.6 x 15.7 mm)
TypeCMOS CMOS
ProcessorExpeed 4 Expeed 2
Screen / Viewfinder
Screen Size3.0 3.0
Screen Pixels921,000 921,000
Screen TypeTFT LCD TFT LCD monitor
Live View
Viewfinder TypeOptical (pentamirror) Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder Coverage95% 95%
Viewfinder magnification0.85 0.78x
Articulated LCDN/A
Physical
BatteryBattery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ModelEN-EL14a lithium-ion Lithium-Ion EN-EL14
Battery Life (shots)700 N/A
Weight (grams)430 560
Dimensions124 x 98 x 76mm 128 x 97 x 79 mm
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Manual Focus
Number of Focus Points11 11
Lens MountNikon F mount Nikon F mount
Crop1.5 1.5x
Image
ISO Range100-12800 100-25600
ISO Minimum100 100
ISO Maximum25,600 25,600
White Balance Presets12 12
Custom White Balance
Uncompressed FormatRAW N/A
JPEG Quality Levels
  • Fine
  • Normal
  • Basic
Fine
File FormatNEF RAW
Features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec
Aperture Priority
Shutter Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Modes N/A
Scene Modes
  • Auto
  • Auto [Flash Off]
  • Child
  • Close-up
  • Landscape
  • Night Portrait
  • Portrait
  • Sports
N/A
Built-in Flash
Flash Range (M)12.0 12.0
External Flash
Flash Modes
  • Auto
  • Auto slow sync
  • Auto slow sync with red-eye reduction
  • Auto with red-eye reduction
  • Fill-flash
  • Off
  • Rear-curtain sync
  • Rear-curtain with slow sync
  • Red-eye Reduction
  • Red-eye reduction with slow sync
  • Slow Sync
N/A
Flash X Sync Speed1/200 N/A
FPS5 4
Self-timer
Metering Modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot AF-area
N/A
Exposure Compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Orientation Sensor
GPSOptional Optional
AE BracketingN/A ±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB BracketingN/A
Timelapse RecordingN/A
Connectivity
USB
HDMI
WirelessOptional N/A
Remote ControlOptional
Body Type
Body TypeCompact SLR Compact SLR
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