Nikon D3200
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Nikon D3200

Overall rating 8/10

The entry-level D3200 DSLR camera houses a new 24.2-megapixel DX-format CMOS image sensor, Nikon's EXPEED 3 image-processing engine and a revamped Guide mode function for simple and intuitive operation.

24-megapixel sensor, highest in its class
Comfortable handling
Useful Guide mode for beginners
Good image quality and noise control
Full HD movie recording
Plasticky body
Kit lens doesn't do the sensor justice
Slow AF during live view shooting
Could do with more creative effects

Product Specification

Effective pixels 24.2 megapixels
Sensor 23.2 x 15.4mm APS-C CMOS sensor
Lens Nikon F mount (with AF contacts)
Focal Length Multiplier 1.5x
ISO rating ISO 200 to 6400; can also be set to approx. 1 EV above ISO 6400 (ISO 12800 equivalent)
Shutter speed 1/4,000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3 EV; Bulb; Time (requires optional ML-L3 Remote Control)
Auto Focus
  • Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection
  • 11 focus points (including one cross-type sensor) and AF-assist illuminator (range approx. 0.5 to 3m)
Exposure Compensation -5 to +5 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
  • TTL exposure metering using 420-pixel RGB sensor
  • Matrix Metering: 3D color matrix metering II (type G and D lenses); color matrix metering II (other CPU lenses)
  • Center-weighted Metering: Weight of 75% given to 8-mm circle in center of frame
  • Spot Metering: Meters 3.5-mm circle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point
Flash Modes
  • Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with red-eye reduction, fill-flash, red-eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync with red-eye reduction, rear-curtain with slow sync, rear-curtain sync, off
  • Flash Sync Speed: X=1/200s; synchronizes with shutter at 1/200s or slower
Recording Formats JPEG, NEF (RAW), linear PCM, MOV
Display 3-inch, 921,000 dots, TFT LCD
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
Connectivity USB, Type C mini-pin HDMI connector, 3.5mm stereo mini-pin jack
Battery EN-EL14 rechargeable Li-ion battery
Dimensions 125 x 96 x 76.5mm (W x H x D)
Weight 505g (with battery and memory card, excluding body cap)