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Nikon D3300 vs Nikon D90

Nikon D3300
Nikon D90

Why is Nikon D3300 better than Nikon D90?

  • 1.86x more megapixels (main camera)
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    24MPvs12.9MP
  • 4x higher maximum light sensitivity
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    25600 ISOvs6400 ISO
  • 11.11% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
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    5fpsvs4.5fps
  • 3.75x better video recording quality (main camera)
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    1080 x 60fpsvs720 x 24fps
  • 41.76% lower noise at high ISO
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    1385 ISOvs977 ISO
  • 9 better image quality
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    82vs73
  • 190g lighter
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    430gvs620g
  • 7.05% better color depth
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    24.3bitsvs22.7bits

Why is Nikon D90 better than Nikon D3300?

  • 4.37% larger sensor
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    23.6 x 15.8mmvs23.2 x 15.4mm
  • 150shots longer battery life
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    850shotsvs700shots
  • Has a built-in focus motor
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  • 1% more viewfinder coverage
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    96%vs95%
  • 41.36% higher pixel density
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    471ppivs333.2ppi
  • Has a serial shot mode
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  • Has GPS
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Price comparison

Nikon D3300

Buy used:

$259.00

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D3300 AmazonNikon D3300 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR wit...Nikon D3300 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR with Auto Focus-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II Zoom Lens (Black)
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$674.00
Nikon D3300 AmazonNikon D3300 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR wit...Nikon D3300 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR with Auto Focus-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II Zoom Lens (Red)
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$588.00
Nikon D3300 AmazonNikon D5600 DSLR Camera 24.2MP Sensor wi...Nikon D5600 DSLR Camera 24.2MP Sensor with NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens, SanDisk 32GB Memory Card, Case, Tripod, 3 Pack Filters and A-Cell Accessory Bundle (Black)
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$744.99
Nikon D3300 AmazonNikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR ...Nikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR Lens, 32GB Card, Tripod, Flash, and More (22pc A-Cell Bundle) (18-55MM + 32GB)
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$784.99
Nikon D3300 AmazonNikon D3500 24.2MP DSLR Camera with AF-P...Nikon D3500 24.2MP DSLR Camera with AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens (1590B) – (Renewed)
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$549.00
Nikon D3300 aliexpressYONGNUO YN35mm F2.0 F2N Lens,YN50mm Lens...YONGNUO YN35mm F2.0 F2N Lens,YN50mm Lens for Nikon F Mount D7100 D3200 D3300 D3100 D5100 D90 DSLR Camera,for Canon DSLR Camera
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$59.99
Nikon D3300 aliexpressML-L3 Wireless Remote Control Shutter Re...ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control Shutter Release For Nikon D3200/D3300/D3400/D5100/D5300/D5500/D7000/D7100/d3100Infrared Controller
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$2.87
Nikon D3300 aliexpress52MM 0.43x Professional HD Wide Angle Le...52MM 0.43x Professional HD Wide Angle Lens with Macro Portion for Nikon D7100 D7000 D5500 D5300 D5200 D5100 D3300 D3200 D3100
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$21.59
Nikon D3300 aliexpressML-L3 Wireless Remote Control Shutter Re...ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control Shutter Release For Nikon D3200/D3300/D3400/D5100/D5300/D5500/D600/D610/D7000/D7100/D750/D800/D90
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$2.49
Nikon D3300 aliexpressML-L3 Infrared Wireless Remote Control S...ML-L3 Infrared Wireless Remote Control Shutter Release For Nikon D7100 D70s D60 D80 D90 D5200 D50 D5100 D3300 D3200 Controller
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$3.34

Nikon D90

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D90 AmazonNikon D90 DX-Format CMOS DSLR Camera (Bo...Nikon D90 DX-Format CMOS DSLR Camera (Body Only) (OLD MODEL)
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$999.00

Design

1.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Nikon D3300
Nikon D90
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
2.Has a built-in focus motor
Nikon D3300
Nikon D90
The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
3.weight

430g

620g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
With 100% coverage, you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage, you may have to crop your photos afterward to get them looking perfect.
5.has an optical viewfinder
Nikon D3300
Nikon D90
An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens will capture. OVFs have no time lag and require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders, which can drain battery life. OVFs are also better in low light situations.
6.Has a hot shoe
Nikon D3300
Nikon D90
A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

Optics

1.sensor size

23.2 x 15.4mm

23.6 x 15.8mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
6.has AF tracking
Nikon D3300
Nikon D90
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

720 x 24fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
A phase-detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
4.has a 24p cinema mode
Nikon D3300
Nikon D90
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

Audio

1.has a microphone input
Nikon D3300
Nikon D90
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)

700shots

850shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
2.has a removable battery
Nikon D3300
Nikon D90
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
3.has a rechargeable battery
Nikon D3300
Nikon D90
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.battery power

1500mAh

1500mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.

Features

1.noise

1385 ISO

977 ISO

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Nikon D3300
Nikon D90
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
4.color depth

24.3bits

22.7bits

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
5.Has a remote control
Nikon D3300
Nikon D90
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
6.dynamic range

12.8Evs

12.5Evs

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.

Price comparison

Nikon D3300

Buy used:

$259.00

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D3300 AmazonNikon D3300 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR wit...Nikon D3300 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR with Auto Focus-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II Zoom Lens (Black)
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$674.00
Nikon D3300 AmazonNikon D3300 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR wit...Nikon D3300 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR with Auto Focus-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II Zoom Lens (Red)
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$588.00
Nikon D3300 AmazonNikon D5600 DSLR Camera 24.2MP Sensor wi...Nikon D5600 DSLR Camera 24.2MP Sensor with NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens, SanDisk 32GB Memory Card, Case, Tripod, 3 Pack Filters and A-Cell Accessory Bundle (Black)
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$744.99
Nikon D3300 AmazonNikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR ...Nikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR Lens, 32GB Card, Tripod, Flash, and More (22pc A-Cell Bundle) (18-55MM + 32GB)
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$784.99
Nikon D3300 AmazonNikon D3500 24.2MP DSLR Camera with AF-P...Nikon D3500 24.2MP DSLR Camera with AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens (1590B) – (Renewed)
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$549.00
Nikon D3300 aliexpressYONGNUO YN35mm F2.0 F2N Lens,YN50mm Lens...YONGNUO YN35mm F2.0 F2N Lens,YN50mm Lens for Nikon F Mount D7100 D3200 D3300 D3100 D5100 D90 DSLR Camera,for Canon DSLR Camera
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$59.99
Nikon D3300 aliexpressML-L3 Wireless Remote Control Shutter Re...ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control Shutter Release For Nikon D3200/D3300/D3400/D5100/D5300/D5500/D7000/D7100/d3100Infrared Controller
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$2.87
Nikon D3300 aliexpress52MM 0.43x Professional HD Wide Angle Le...52MM 0.43x Professional HD Wide Angle Lens with Macro Portion for Nikon D7100 D7000 D5500 D5300 D5200 D5100 D3300 D3200 D3100
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$21.59
Nikon D3300 aliexpressML-L3 Wireless Remote Control Shutter Re...ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control Shutter Release For Nikon D3200/D3300/D3400/D5100/D5300/D5500/D600/D610/D7000/D7100/D750/D800/D90
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$2.49
Nikon D3300 aliexpressML-L3 Infrared Wireless Remote Control S...ML-L3 Infrared Wireless Remote Control Shutter Release For Nikon D7100 D70s D60 D80 D90 D5200 D50 D5100 D3300 D3200 Controller
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$3.34

Nikon D90

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D90 AmazonNikon D90 DX-Format CMOS DSLR Camera (Bo...Nikon D90 DX-Format CMOS DSLR Camera (Body Only) (OLD MODEL)
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$999.00

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