- Focal Length: 70 - 300 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 CMOS Sensor, 39 Focus Points and Bundled Lens Kits
Nikon’s latest DSLR is D5300 packs a punch with the detailed specs sheet and other bankable attributes. This camera eliminates the OLPF and works perfectly in low-light conditions as well. Here is how the feature sets look:
The D5300 offers a 24MP sensor that measures 23.50mmx15.60mm. The APS-C image sensor boasts of a CMOS make besides offering an aspect ratio of 3:2. In terms of image resolution, the D5300 supports 6000x4000 pixels in addition to some other alternatives. EXPEED 4 is the image processor on-board, working together with the image sensor. ISO sensitivity range for this DSLR is 100-12800 which can be expanded up to 25600 with the boost mode turned on. 12 white balance presets are included in addition to the custom white balance mode. RAW format is supported and the JPEG quality levels in Fine, Basic and Normal are also featured along. The D5300 supports autofocus and multiple modes in Phase Detect, Live View and many more. Nikon F is the lens mount with a zooming limit of up to 1.5X. Manual focus is also featured by this camera with 39 focus points onboard.
Photography and Videography
The D5300 packs in the shutter speed limit of 30-1/4000 sec in addition to Aperture priority and shutter priority modes. Manual exposure mode is also incorporated besides multiple subjects or scenes. Built-in flash is supported as the pop-up unit and features a range of up to 12.00m at ISO 100. External flash via Hot-shoe is supported as well with modes like Auto, On, Off and many more. Burst shooting is allowed by the DSLR at 5 frames per second.
Full HD movie captures are supported at 60 frames per second by this camera in addition to the HD and 424p videos. The subsequent modes can be captured at 60fps and 30 fps respectively. MPEG-4 and H.264 are the supported video formats that work in unison with the stereo microphone and mono speakers.
In terms of screen and interface, the D5300 boasts of a 3.2 inch panel which is fully articulated as well. The offered resolution for this TFT LCD panel is 1037K dots. Live view is featured along, well supported by subject tracking and face detection. As the viewfinder, the D5300 packs in the Optical Penta-mirror with 95 percent coverage and a zooming limit of 0.82X.
Connectivity and Storage
In terms of connectivity, the D5300 supports built-in wireless besides remote controlling spec. USB 2.0 is featured as well for faster file transfers. Mini-HDMI port is available as well. Multiple storage options are supported in SD, SDHC and SDXC.
Build and Battery
The D5300 measures 125mmx98mmx76mm and weighs 480g. Powering the handset is the Li-Ion EN-EL14a rechargeable battery module supporting up to 600 shots on a single charge.
The D5300 features the AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR & Tamron A005 SP 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di VC USD lens kits. Both these kits feature extended AF qualities in addition to VR capabilities. Shooting in low light conditions is also made easy with these accessories.
Nikon D5300 Rivals:
Canon EOS 70D
Canon EOS 700D
Canon EOS 1200D