Nikon D3200 reviews roundup: Should you buy it?
Here’s a roundup of all the Nikon D3200 reviews, ratings and impressions from the web. Discover its strengths and weaknesses here!
Released in July 2012, the Nikon D3200 camera features a 24.2 megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor combined with the EXPEED 3 processor, a 3-inch LCD monitor, an 11-point autofocus system, a MOVIE REC button to shoot full 1080p HD videos, a continuous burst rate of 4 fps, and an ISO range from 100 to 12,800. As for connectivity, the D3200 is equipped with A/V out, mini HDMI, USB terminals, a built-in stereo microphone and offers the option to connect an additional WI-FI adaptor.
The Nikon D3200 measures 96 x 125 x 77 mm and weighs 505 g, including battery and SD card. For storage, the camera is compatible with SD, SDHC and SDXC cards.
So what do the critics think about the Nikon D3200
So what do the critics think of the Nikon D3200?
Overall, most reviews point out a fast burst rate and a great image quality displaying a well-balanced noise reduction in high-ISO images (up to 1600 ISO).
In addition, Nikon’s user interface is intuitive and the camera includes a GUIDE mode designed to assist beginners. One also has the option to connect an additional WI-FI adaptor (WU-1a), a great feature if you wish to take pictures remotely, download pictures from the camera and share them on the social networks.
Eventually, the Nikon D3200 is a good entry-level camera that particularly fits novice and action/outdoor photographers – thanks to a notably lightweight and comfortable hand-grip.
Most reviews like…
- Excellent Performance/Price ratio
- super lightweight (only 505g)
- Built-in HDMI port
- Possibility to attach external microphones for better audio quality
- Optional WI-FI or GPS accessory
Most reviews don’t like…
- Loud focusing motor
- Lack of automatic continuous focus in video mode
- Weak battery life
- Absence of dedicated ISO button
For more infos about the positive and negatives sides of the Nikon D3200, check out the selection of reviews below:
Camerajabber.com – ★★★★★½★
Cameralabs.com – ★★★★★½★
Dpreview.com – 84% (Gold Siver Award)
Digitalcameraworld.com – ★★★★★ (Gold Award)
Engadget.com – 91/100
Ephotozine.com – ★★★★½
Expertphotography.com – 81/100
Expertreviews.co.uk – ★★★★½★
Pcmag.com – ★★★★½ (Excellent)
Photographyblog.com – ★★★★★
Photographylife.com – 4.7/5 (Gold Award)
Photoreview.com.au – 8.9/10
Trustedreviews.com – ★★★★★½★
T3.com – ★★★★★
Thephoblographer.com – 4/5
Techradar.com – ★★★★½★
Theverge.com – 8.5/10
Tomsguide.com – ★★★★½★
Lesnumeriques.com – ★★★★½★
Phototrend.fr – ★★★★★