The 24.2 Megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor delivers outstanding picture quality while capturing incredibly detailed images.
Optimised for creativity and streamlined for flexibility, the Nikon D5300 is an upper entry-level D-SLR designed to inspire spectacular photos and videos. Boasting built-in Wi-Fi and GPS, this impressive 24.2 megapixel DX-format camera lets you capture and share the magic of your world in incredible detail. With the perfect combination of a powerful image sensor, incredibly fast image-processing engine, Picture Control technology and supreme NIKKOR lenses, the D5300 takes image quality to a whole new level.
Ideal for anyone with a passion for photography, the D5300 is intelligently designed with every button and dial carefully placed for comfortable, efficient operation.
A versatile high-resolution 8.1cm vari-angle LCD monitor lets you take great shots and movies from virtually any position.
The Expeed 4
image processing engine enables an ISO of up to 12800 to deliver brilliant shots even in poorly lit environments.
A New Level of Connectivity
As the first Nikon D-SLR to be equipped with built-in Wi-Fi, the D5300 makes it easy to share great shots while they’re still fresh. In a few simple steps you can send photos directly to any iOS or Android smart device ready to upload to Facebook, Instagram and other social networking sites. The Wi-Fi function also makes it possible to control the camera remotely and preview the scene you’re shooting using the connected smart device. Enriching your sharing experience still further you can add location information to photos using the built-in GPS function, another first for a Nikon D-SLR. Recording latitude, longitude and altitude as Exif data, the clever tracking tool can also log your route, even when the camera is turned off. Perfect for those who love to travel, the tracking information can then be displayed using Nikon’s ViewNX 2 software (included) or photo sharing sites like Nikon Image Space.
A Photographic Powerhouse
At the core of the D5300 is a 24.2 megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor that has been designed without an optical low-pass filter (OLPF) to capture maximum image detail. Achieving amazingly rich colours and smooth, natural skin tones, fine detail like hair or feathers are captured perfectly, especially when paired with a NIKKOR lens. Such high-quality, high resolution images also ensure you can enlarge or crop your photos without losing any of the striking contrast and detail.
High Speed Performance
Working to an exceptional standard in all light conditions, High ISO capability (100-12800 and extendable up to 25600) delivers brilliant shots and sharp images of fast moving subjects even in poorly lit environments. Equipped with Nikon’s new EXPEED 4 image-processing engine, this unique system runs through countless operations at lightning-fast speeds to produce enhanced movie recordings and images with less noise and superb tonal gradation. With continuous shooting available at up to 5fps that fast-moving action shot is there for the taking.
(top) when shooting, andD-Lighting
(bottom) when retouching, both work to preserve details in highlights and shadows
at up to 5fps plusD-Movie
full HD video recording provide plenty of options for capturing fast-moving action.
Capture Fleeting Moments
The Nikon D5300 shares an AF system, metering sensor and scene recognition with the Nikon D7000 series, giving this camera a new level of performance and image quality. The superior accuracy of the 39-point AF system with nine cross-type sensors delivers razor sharp images by maintaining focus on even the smallest subjects however unpredictable their movements may be. Meanwhile, the 2016-pixel RGB metering sensor delivers precise metering for exact exposures and sends data to the camera’s Scene Recognition System to optimise auto exposure, focus and auto white balance immediately before the shutter is released. For closer control you can apply one of 16 scene modes, like Sports, Beach, or Snow. Selecting the mode that matches the subject or situation you’re shooting, the camera will automatically optimise shutter speed, ISO, and aperture for superior results.
Perfect Images with Ease
A variety of practical and innovative in-camera tools help to make the most of every shooting opportunity and ensure your pictures are captured to perfection. When facing extremely high-contrast lighting beyond the camera’s dynamic range, Nikon’s exclusive Active D-Lighting helps maintain details in the highlights without losing them in the shadows. In the most challenging conditions HDR (High Dynamic Range) simultaneously controls overexposure and underexposure to ensure well-balanced, low-noise, natural images with an extensive range of tones. After shooting you can enhance your photos still further with a range of clever retouch editing functions including the new Portrait subjects mode of the D-Lighting feature, which adjusts the exposure of human subjects while still retaining the natural ambience of a low-lit background.
Creative Images from Any Angle
Simply flip, tilt, or turn, and explore your creativity with the versatile high-resolution 8.1cm (3.2-in), 1,037k dot vari-angle LCD monitor. This swivel monitor gives you the ultimate freedom and flexibility to take great shots and movies from virtually any position or point of view including great self-portraits. Applying special effects like colour sketch or HDR painting to create distinctive photos and movies is made so much easier thanks to the large LCD screen. Preview your chosen effect on the high resolution monitor and adjust its intensity as you shoot.
Nikon's Picture Control System
helps fine-tune parameters like sharpness, saturation and hue, while 16 Scene Modes
optimise settings for particular scenes.
Lights, Camera, Action
For those who want to take their creative vision to video, Nikon’s D-Movie function gives you great compositional freedom. Recording in Full HD (1080p) at frame rates up to 50/60p, this versatile camera offers superior performance. A wide range of movie applications and convenient custom controls, including Live View operation with subject-tracking AF or face-priority AF, ensure large format movie shooting at its best, even when the action speeds up. With the Nikon D5300 movies can sound as good as they look too. Thanks to the camera’s built-in stereo microphone and compatibility with Nikon’s external ME-1 Stereo Microphone, it’s easy to capture footage with crisp, clear sound. When it comes to sharing your latest creation, the HDMI output lets you connect the camera directly to an HDTV to enjoy your movies and photos in superb high-definition.
Built for photographers on the go, a new internal design structure makes the durable D5300 even more compact and lightweight than it’s predecessor. An improved grip ensures a steady hold for both Live View and viewfinder shooting, and with a newly designed pentamirror the viewfinder magnification has been increased to approximately 0.82x, making accurate composition of your shots even easier. Nikon’s superior ergonomics, clear menus, and one-touch buttons for frequently used functions make operation quick and intuitive.
With intelligent design and inspiring capabilities, let your creativity soar with the intuitive D5300 from Nikon.