Introducing The Nikon D5300, An $800 DSLR With Built-In Wi-Fi

The sub-$1000 consumer DSLR market has become fierce over the past few years with big names like Nikon, Canon, & Sony trying to compete for the top spot. The newest model to be offered by Nikon is the D5300, a redesigned, Wi-Fi ready predecessor to their existing D5200 model. Here is what we know so far:

Technical Specifications

  • 24.2 megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor
  • EXPEED 4 image processing
  • Built-in Wi-Fi support
  • Standard ISO range of 100-12800, expandable up to 25,600
  • Scene recognition system utilising a 2,016 RGB metering system
  • 39-point auto-focusing system
  • 5 FPS burst shooting
  • 3.2-inch Vari-Angle LCD monitor
  • Full HD 1080P video capabilities
  • NIKKOR compatibility
  • Compact and lightweight, the D5300 weighs only 16.9 oz.
  • Available in Black, Red, or Gray color choices

Pricing & Availability

$799.95 – Nikon D5300 (body only)
$1,399.95 – Nikon D5300 kit with the AF-S NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6 ED VR Lens

This model is expected to launch by the end of October 2013 (this month) and will be sold in all major electronics retailers.


Via: The Verge
Source: Nikon