Nikon D5300 review

Nikon D5300 DSLR Review:Features,Performance & Specifications

Nikon D5300 24.2MP Digital SLR Camera

Nikon D5300 24.2MP Digital SLR Camera


8.4 /10


8.7 /10

Imaging and Lens

9.0 /10

Features and Modes

9.3 /10


  • High Resolution Imaging
  • WiFi
  • GPS
  • Multiple shooting modes
  • Display Screen


  • Delayed Live view AF
  • No Master fn in Flash
  • Magnification Preview Lag

Nikon came up with the Nikon D5300 24.2 MP Digital SLR Camera which is a beast of a camera with features like built in WiFi which was first of its kind for Nikon and also location tagging with GPS as well as 24.2 effective megapixels and a 3.2 megapixel display,it is a very exciting camera with a plethora of features.

Lets see what this product’s Features are and review them


  • Camera Dimensions: 27.8 x 23.2 x 17.6 cm
  •  Display Screen:3.2 inches
  •  Lens resolution: 21.2 megapixels
  •  Video resolution:1920 x 1080
  •  1080p 60 video recording with built in mic
  •   Inbuilt WiFi and GPS
  •   DX format CMOS sensor



The Nikon D5300 24.2MP Digital SLR Camera is a sturdy and a solid built camera with dimensions  27.8 x 23.2 x 17.6 cm which shows that it is easy to handle and operate on,It has a slightly larger display on the rear with 3.2 inches LCD vari angled monitor providing wide angle viewing and crisp display.

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Beside the screen it has a 4 way control button to perform the needed operations like setting the shooting points or setting the AF points or tweaking the default settings of the camera.The 3.2 inch screen can be folded outwards to shoot movies or self video shooting or can be completely folded inwards for protection purposes and has 1.04 million dot resolution.

The optical viewfinder has 95 percent coverage which is also a nice feature hence conclusively it is a well built product and a solid camera.


As mentioned above it is a 3.2 inch display which  is a LCD vari angle display monitor which is slightly wide to provide more view coverage and display and also is a sharp and a crisp display which works well under sunlight.

The screen can articulate via hinges and can be used for self shooting as well,it has 1.04  million dot resolution which has a decent display and works pretty well.



Amazingly it can take really high quality shots at 24.2 megapixels as it is equipped with the 23.5 x 15.6 mm CMOS lens which performs really well and produces extravagant images,The ISO determines the light sensitivity of the camera and the camera has a max ISO of 25600 which is really good and performs well under different light conditions.

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The exposure of the camera is also very  decent and taking action photos will be easy and effortless with 39 point auto focus which really helps in quickly focusing in on the object.The D5300 can record full HD movies and can record in 1080 p and frame rates of 60p/50p/30p/25p/24p with D lightning capability which can automatically set the right exposure.



The Camera has quite a few good features and does provide a good camera shooting experience even for an amateur camera owner as it has PASM modes which it further goes down to 5 presets which can be chosen accordingly and also no flash mode ,full auto mode which can easily detect the scene and make automatic changes,you can also play around with the effects and customize your shot with SCENE mode which has further 11 presets,also the device has 5 HDR modes namely Low, Normal, High, Extra High and Auto which combine shots as a single jpeg image.

The Nikon D5300 has inbuilt WiFi option which is really cool for connectivity purposes and also has GPS feature which easily can be done for Geo tagging and altitude and location tagging of an image.


The Nikon D5300 24.2MP Digital SLR Camera is a great camera which can shoot really high quality images and can record full HD movies at 1080 p it is also a firmly built and a sturdy camera with the features like GPS and also WiFi which are inbuilt in the product,The HDR mode is also one of the many great features provided by the produce hence conclusively the D5300 is an really good buy and a feature laden device.

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