- Focal Length: 18 - 140 mm
- Resolution: 24.2 MP
- Sensor size: 23.5 x 15.6 mm
- Screen size: 3.2 inches
- Sensor type: CMOS
- Type: DSLR
- Wi-Fi: Yes,IEEE 802.11b/g/n
- Built-in Flash: Yes
- Red Eye Reduction: Yes
- LCD Info Display: TFT LCD
Nikon D5300: Featuring a 24MP Sensor, 3.2 Inch Screen and Bundled Lens Kits
Nikon’s latest DSLR in D5300 sits pretty at a higher price tag and offers a lot of other enviable specs. This camera keeps away the OLPF and offers better options even in low-light conditions. Some of the reliable features sets include:
The D5300 is a compact SLR boasting of a 24MP image sensor. The CMOS image sensor sports an APS-C make besides measuring 23.5mmx15.60mm. An Expeed 4 image processor comes into the play and works in unison with the featured sensor. Maximum image resolution of 6000x4000 pixels is supported besides an aspect ratio in 3:2. Other image resolutions are also supported by this camera. The D5300 offers an ISO-sensitivity range of 100-12800 which is also expandable up to 25600 using boost. RAW mode is supported as the uncompressed image format in addition to the 12 white balance presets. Custom white balance mode is packed into the mix in addition to the Basic, Fine and Normal JPEG quality levels. Nikon F is the featured lens mount with a focal length multiplication limit of up to 1.5X. Autofocus and manual focus are supported with 39 points to rely upon.
Photography and Videography
The D5300 offers a shutter speed range of 30-1/4000 sec in addition to the Aperture priority and shutter priority modes. Manual exposure and scene modes are included in addition to the built-in flash. The offered flash range is fixed at 12.00, at ISO 100. External flash is supported via Hot-shoe. This camera features several flash modes in Auto, Rear Curtain, Slow Sync and many more. Burst shooting is allowed at 5.0fps. This camera also boasts of a self-timer and 3 metering modes for better images. Exposure compensation is supported in addition to the 3 frame AE and WB bracketing.
In terms of video recording, the D5300 supports Full HD or 1080p at 60 frames per second. Other resolutions in HD and 424p are supported as well. MPEG-4 and H.264 are the supported video formats. Stereo microphone and mono speakers are also added into the scheme of things. Time-lapse recording is also supported by this camera.
The D5300 boasts of a fully articulated screen measuring 3.2 inches. The offered resolution is fixed at 1037K dots sans the touch support. The TFT LCD monitor is included with the Live View supported besides subject tracking. In terms of viewfinder, the D5300 boasts of an optical Penta-mirror with 95 percent coverage and the magnification limit of up to 0.82X.
Connectivity and Storage
The D5300 features USB 2.0 and the Mini-HDMI port as the offered connectivity schemes. Built-in wireless support is available in addition to the Remote controlling spec and the GPS. In terms of memory extension, the D5300 supports SD, SDHC and SDXC digital cards.
Design and Battery
The D5300 weighs 480g and measures 125mmx98mmx76mm, in terms of dimensions. Battery is a rechargeable EN-EL14a/EN-EL14 module, supporting up to 600 shots on a single charge.
This camera comes bundled along with 18-140 mm & 35mm lens kits. The former offers an aperture of f/3.5-5.6 in addition to the DX and VR characteristics. The 35mm kit packs in a full frame sensor and offers an aperture of f/1.8G for the enthusiasts.
Nikon D5300 Rivals:
Canon EOS 1200D
Canon EOS 70D