Nikon D3200: Featuring a 24MP Sensor, Expeed 3 Image Processor and Bundled Lens Kits
Nikon adds another camera to its selection of budget DSLR in D3200. With a high pixel count and other enviable features, this affordable camera promises a lot in terms of a competitive repertoire. The specs sheet associated with the same can be detailed as follows:
The D3200 boasts of a 24MP sensor working in unison with the Expeed 3 image processing unit. Here is a compact SLR featuring a maximum image resolution of 6016x4000 pixels. Aspect ratio in 3:2 is also featured. The APS-C image sensor measures 23.2mmx15.40mm. The CMOS image sensor is paired along with the Nikon F lens mount, offering focal length multiplication of 1.5X. Digital Zoom is missing but the autofocus and manual focus make up for this omission. Multiple autofocus modes in Contrast Detect, Face Detection and many more are supported in addition to 11 focus points. ISO sensitivity range of 100-6400 is featured which can be expanded up to 12800 with boost. 12 white balance presets are supported in addition to the RAW format and the Basic, Fine and Normal JPEG quality levels.
Photography and Videography
The D3200 offers shutter speed limit of 30-1/4000 sec in addition to the Aperture and Shutter priority modes. Manual exposure mode in addition to the multiple scene modes are supported as well. The D3200 features built-in flash with a range of 12.00m. External flash is included via Hot Shoe. Wireless plus sync Connector is also added into the scheme of things. Multiple flash modes are supported in Auto, Rear Curtain and many more. Burst shooting is allowed at 4.0 frames per second in addition to the 3 metering modes and the exposure compensation mode.
In terms of video recording, the D3200 offers Full HD or 1080p movie captures at 30 frames per second. HD and 424p movies are also supported at 60 and 30 fps, respectively. In terms of formats, MPEG-4 and H.264 are supported. Mono speaker and microphone are also included.
The D3200 boasts of a Fixed LCD offering 921K dots in terms of resolution. The 3 inch TFT LCD offers a viewing angle of 160 degrees in addition to the Live View mode. Optical Penta-mirror is featured as the Viewfinder with coverage area of 95 percent. This viewfinder also offers a magnification limit of up to 0.8X.
Connectivity and Storage
The D3200 features USB 2.0 and the Mini-HDMI port, Type C. Optional wireless connectivity is supported in addition to the WU-1a Wireless mobile adapter. In terms of storage, the D3200 offers SD, SDHC and SDXC digital cards as well.
Design and Battery
The D3200 measures 125mmx96mmx77mm in terms of dimensions besides weighing 505g. Powering this black bodied camera is the Li-Ion EN-EL14 battery pack supporting up to 540 shots on a single charge.
The D3200 is bundled along with the AF-S 18-55mm VR Kit and AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G Twin Lens. The former features the NIKKOR mount besides an aperture of f/3.5-5.6. 3 Stop Vibration Reduction is supported in addition to 11 element structure. The AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G is also available, supporting an aperture range of f/1.8-22.0. The 35mm equivalent Mount is great for budget shooting.