Nikon D3200 dSLR Preview

By

large_D3200_RD_18_55_front34l.JPG
Nikon has just announced an all new entry-level dSLR, the D3200.  Despite its sub-$700 kit MSRP, this camera is packed with advanced as well as many beginner features to help photographers of all levels take that important step from point-and-shoot to dSLR. Have a look...

Nikon D3200 dSLR Features:
  • 24.2-megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor
  • Full HD (1080p) video recording with fulltime AF at 24 or 30 fps, manual exposure control, and stereo sound via a microphone input jack
  • 3.0-inch LCD screen (921K dots)
  • 4 fps high-speed continuous shooting at full resolution
  • tandard ISO range of 100-6400, expandable to ISO 12,800
  • EXPEED 3 Image Processing and an 11-point AF system that works with Nikon's Scene Recognition System
  • 11-point AF System
  • Guide Mode offers users step-by-step instructions on how to "capture amazing images"
  • Six Scene Modes:
    • Portrait
    • Landscape
    • Child
    • Sports
    • Close-Up
    • Night Portrait
  • HDMI output
  • Optional WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter lets users remotely control the Nikon D3200 and transfer photos for sharing from Android platform smartphones and tablets (expect an iOS application in the fall of 2012).
Available in late April with an MRSP of $699.95, Nikon's D3200 outfits with the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR kit lens. Color choices include black and red. The optional WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter will be available in late May with an MRSP of $59.95.

Additional Product Views:
large_D3200_BK_18_55_front34l.JPG
large_D3200_RD_SLup_front34l.JPG
large_D3200_BK_18_55_front.JPG
large_D3200_RD_18_55_front34r.JPG
large_D3200_BK_18_55_front34r.JPG


large_D3200_RD_18_55_left.JPG
large_D3200_RD_18_55_right.JPG
large_D3200_RD_back.JPG
large_D3200_BK_18_55_top.JPG
large_D3200_RD_GP1.JPG


Visitors of Steves can visit the stores below for real-time pricing and availability. You can also find hot, soon to expire online offers on a variety of cameras and accessories at our very own Camera Deals page.

Buy related cameras and accessories from Amazon.com
Related Product Description Price
GoPro HERO3+ 10MP Full HD 1080p 60 fps Built-In Wi-Fi Waterproof Wearable Camera Silver Edition (+32GB+6PK) GoPro HERO3+ 10MP Full HD 1080p 60 fps Built-In Wi-Fi Waterproof Wearable Camera Silver Edition (+32GB+6PK) $449.99
GoPro HERO3+ 10MP Full HD 1080p 60 fps Built-In Wi-Fi Waterproof Wearable Camera Silver Edition (Reporting Bundle) GoPro HERO3+ 10MP Full HD 1080p 60 fps Built-In Wi-Fi Waterproof Wearable Camera Silver Edition (Reporting Bundle) $449.99
GoPro HERO3+ 10MP Full HD 1080p 60 fps Built-In Wi-Fi Waterproof Wearable Camera Silver Edition (Broadcasting Bundle) GoPro HERO3+ 10MP Full HD 1080p 60 fps Built-In Wi-Fi Waterproof Wearable Camera Silver Edition (Broadcasting Bundle) $449.99
Canon EOS Rebel T3 12.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Zoom Lens + 16GB Deluxe Accessory Kit Canon EOS Rebel T3 12.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Zoom Lens + 16GB Deluxe Accessory Kit $449.99
Canon EOS Rebel T3 12.2 Megapixel Digital SLR Camera (Body with Lens Kit) - 18 mm - 55 mm - Canon EOS Rebel T3 12.2 Megapixel Digital SLR Camera (Body with Lens Kit) - 18 mm - 55 mm - $449.99
52MM Complete Accessory Kit for NIKON DSLR (D3200 D5200 D5100 D5000 D3000 D90 D80) - Includes: 0.43x Wide Angle & 2.2x Telephoto High Definition Lenses + XIT TTL Dedicated Flash + Remote Control + Vivitar Filter Kit (UV, CPL, ND8) + Vivitar Macro Close-Up Set + 2 Color Filters + Filter Wallet Pouch + Collapsible Lens Hood + Tulip Lens Hood + Center Pinch Lens Caps + Pop-Up and Soft Flash Diffuser Kit + Deluxe Cleaning Kit with MagicFiber Microfibers 52MM Complete Accessory Kit for NIKON DSLR (D3200 D5200 D5100 D5000 D3000 D90 D80) - Includes: 0.43x Wide Angle & 2.2x Telephoto High Definition Lenses + XIT TTL Dedicated Flash + Remote Control + Vivitar Filter Kit (UV, CPL, ND8) + Vivitar Macro Close-Up Set + 2 Color Filters + Filter Wallet Pouch + Collapsible Lens Hood + Tulip Lens Hood + Center Pinch Lens Caps + Pop-Up and Soft Flash Diffuser Kit + Deluxe Cleaning Kit with MagicFiber Microfibers $299.99
52MM Essential Accessory Kit for NIKON DSLR (D3200 D5200 D5100 D5000 D3000 D90 D80) - Includes: 0.43x Wide Angle & 2.2x Telephoto High Definition Lenses + Remote Control + Vivitar Filter Kit (UV, CPL, FLD) + Vivitar Macro Close-Up Set + Collapsible Lens Hood + Tulip Lens Hood + Center Pinch Lens Cap + 2 Color Filters + Flash Diffuser Set + Deluxe Cleaning Kit with MagicFiber Microfibers 52MM Essential Accessory Kit for NIKON DSLR (D3200 D5200 D5100 D5000 D3000 D90 D80) - Includes: 0.43x Wide Angle & 2.2x Telephoto High Definition Lenses + Remote Control + Vivitar Filter Kit (UV, CPL, FLD) + Vivitar Macro Close-Up Set + Collapsible Lens Hood + Tulip Lens Hood + Center Pinch Lens Cap + 2 Color Filters + Flash Diffuser Set + Deluxe Cleaning Kit with MagicFiber Microfibers $139.99