Nikon D3200 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Black)

Nikon D3200 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Black)

Nikon D3200 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Black)

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Nikon D3200 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Black)


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Product Highlights

  • 24.2MP DX-Format CMOS Sensor
  • EXPEED 3 Image Processor
  • 3.0" 921k-Dot LCD Monitor
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 30 fps
  • Multi-CAM 1000 11-Point AF Sensor
  • Native ISO 6400, Extended to ISO 12800
  • Continuous Shooting Up to 4 fps
  • 420-Pixel RGB Sensor Exposure Metering
  • 12-Bit RAW Files
  • DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens
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Nikon D3200 Overview

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The black Nikon D3200 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm is a professional imaging machine in the truest sense. It captures stunning high-resolution JPEG and RAW still photos and HD 1080p video via its 24.2MP DX-format CMOS sensor. Enjoy superior color and sharpness, make gorgeous adjustments and perform creative cropping without any loss in sharpness. The camera's EXPEED III image processor makes optimal use of the 24.2MP sensor, producing fine tonal gradations and exceptional color fidelity. The large 3.0" (7.6cm) 921K-dot LCD allows bright, clear framing, playback, menu navigation and Guide Mode settings.

The versatile included AF-S NIKKOR 18-55mm 1:3.5-5.6G lens with Vibration Reduction (VR) for blur-free photos is ideal for wide-angle to medium telephoto shooting. The camera is compatible with an array of other NIKKOR lenses, as well. The D3200's quick, accurate 11-point autofocusing system with phase-detection AF within the camera finder works to ensure you never miss an opportunity to grab a great shot.

The camera features a wide ISO sensitivity range from 100-6400, which can be increased to as high as 12800. Get great shots and clips under various lighting situations with low noise. Capture full, broadcast-quality 1080p HD video at 30, 25 or 24 fps, and 720p video at 60 or 50 fps. The optional ME-1 Stereo Microphone (not included) provides crystal clear stereo sound to accompany your crisp video. You can shoot up to 4 fps at full resolution to catch those precious moments missed by other cameras.

While the D3200 is a pro-level camera, it's certainly more than accessible by those who are not professionals. In-camera guidance shows you, step-by-step, the way to change camera settings, and provides sample photos for easy comprehension.

With an optional WU-1a wireless mobile adapter, you have the ability to automatically send superb images to your smartphone--or even use the phone to remotely control the camera for still shooting. The easy-to-use app makes it all possible. Now, when you get that great shot you just can't wait to won't have to.

Image Quality

24.2MP CMOS Sensor
Delivers stunning detail and depth in each photo and Full HD 1080p video, even under low-light conditions
EXPEED 3 Image Processor
Same processing power behind the acclaimed Nikon D4 enables blazing-fast operation, superb image capture, full 1080p broadcast-quality HD video, in-camera filter effects, expanded dynamic range and more
Bright, High-Resolution LCD
Large 3.0" (7.6 cm) low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with 921,000 pixels, 160° viewing angle, approx. 100% frame coverage and brightness adjustment. Enjoy a bright, clear viewing pane for setting up shots, Live View shooting, playing back video or browsing photos, navigating the menu or Guide Mode settings
Great Sensitivity
Sensitivity from ISO 100 - 6400 for crisp, clear images in low-light situations without a flash, or in overpowering bright light with wide-aperture lenses. ISO can even be set to 12800 equivalent (Hi 1) for extreme low-light shooting
HD Video Recording
Enjoy one-touch high-definition movie recording in Full HD 1920 x 1080p at 30 / 25 / 24p or 1280 x 720p at 60 / 50p in AVC format for ultra-smooth slow-motion playback. Also shoot in 640 x 424 at 30 / 25p. Record button located next to shutter-release button. Thanks to full-time autofocus, manual exposure control, external stereo mic jack and more, your new D3200 is a truly cinema-quality movie machine. Attaching optional ME-1 Stereo Microphone enables beautifully clear stereo sound to accompany your dazzling video 1
Included AF-S NIKKOR Lens
Versatile AF-S NIKKOR 18-55mm 1:3.5-5.6G lens with Vibration Reduction (VR) for blur-free photos is ideal for wide-angle to medium telephoto shooting. Camera is designed exclusively for use with this lens and other AF-S and AF-I NIKKOR lenses equipped with autofocus motors. Autofocus is unsupported with other autofocus lenses
Active D-Lighting
Lets you automatically reveal detail in dark and light regions of high-contrast scenes. Get pictures that more closely mirror the way your own eyes see them. Leave it on for hands-free operation
Convenient, built-in pop-up flash. Auto flash with auto pop-up or manual pop-up with button release. Guide number roughly 12 / 39, 13 / 43 with manual flash (m/ft, ISO 100, 68° F / 20° C). i-TTL flash control via 420-pixel RGB sensor is available with built-in flash and SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, SB-600 or SB-400; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for DSLR is used with matrix and center-weighted metering, while standard i-TTL flash used for DSLR with spot metering. Flash compensation is -3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3 EV. Compatible with optional Speedlights for easier and more creative photography

File Formats

Still Image
NEF (RAW): 12 bit, compressed
JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1:4), normal (approx. 1:8) or basic (approx. 1:16) compression
NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single image recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats
MOV with H.264 / MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding (AVC) compression


Guide Mode
Walks you through important camera functions and settings and makes recommendations to aid you in quickly mastering your new DSLR and excelling in every type of situation. Choose Easy operation for common subjects like auto, no flash, distant subjects, close-ups, sleeping faces, moving subjects, landscapes, portrait shots and night portrait shots. Choose Advanced for more creative options, such as softening backgrounds, bringing more into focus, freezing motion (people), freezing motion (vehicles), show water flowing, capture reds in sunsets, take bright photos, take dark (low key) photos, and reduce blur
Smart, Durable Design
Compact, lightweight and tough camera design affords comfort, places key controls right at your fingertips, and makes toting your D-SLR around to shoots an easy, convenient and pleasant experience
Infrared for Ease of Use
Infrared receivers for remote control in both front and rear of camera make for easy self-portrait and close-up shooting
Optical Viewfinder
Enables quicker shooting response
Retouch Menu
Resize, Color sketch, Selective color and more options for finishing off photos with personalized look: Red-eye correction, Trim, Monochrome (Black-and-white, Sepia and Cyanotype), Filter effects (Skylight, Warm filter, Red intensifier, Green intensifier, Blue intensifier, Cross screen and Soft), Color balance, Image overlay, NEF (RAW) processing, Quick retouch, Straighten, Distortion control, Fisheye, Color outline, Perspective control, Miniature effect, Edit movie

Setting the Scene

Scene Auto Selector
Functions even during Live-View shooting, automatically activating the most appropriate Scene Mode (e.g., Portrait, Landscape) for the best shot in every type of scenario
Scene Modes
Six optimized modes: Portrait, Night Portrait, Landscape, Close up, Child and Sports. Capture each picture and video clip precisely the way you envisioned it--while letting the camera do the heavy lifting so you can just focus on getting your shot
Picture Control
Adjust tonality and character of images and Full HD video to create more personal touches. Choose from 6 settings: Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait and Landscape. Manually adjust sharpening, contrast, brightness, saturation and color to further fine-tune images to your satisfaction

High Speed and Performance

Highly Accurate Auto Functions
Precise 420-pixel RGB sensor provides support to Nikon's Scene Recognition System and improves accuracy of all auto functions, including subject tracking AF, full-time AF, exposure, white balance, i-TTL flash, and more
Continuous Shooting
Fast continuous shooting captures each and every frame of the action; just aim, hold down shutter button and blast off about 4 fps. Great for sporting events and photographing unpredictable kids and pets
Autofocusing System
Quick, accurate 11-point autofocusing system with phase-detection AF within camera finder to make sure you never miss an opportunity to grab a great shot. Choose dynamic-area AF or 3D-tracking (11 points) to capture fast-moving subjects or alter composition freely while keeping your subject sharply focus. With single-point AF, keep a specific area of your subject especially sharp
Face Detection System
Applied to Face-priority AF in Live View / Movie mode, AE, AWB and Playback zoom
Live View
Dedicated Live View button for fast, easy access. Makes shooting easy; regardless of whether you're capturing stills or video, you've got four AF-area modes to choose from: Face-priority AF, wide-area AF, normal-area AF and subject-tracking AF. Combining subject-tracking AF and full-time servo AF (AF-F) preserves focus point as action progresses
SD memory card is UHS-I compliant for high-speed data transfer
Integrated Dust Reduction System
For consistently crisp, clear photos


ViewNX 2
Supplied tool set serves as convenient way to manage photos on your PC, with useful functions for storage, browsing, editing and sharing photos and video. Labels can be attached to images, making for quicker searches later on. This bundled software also delivers a broad spectrum of editing functions, such as rotate, resize, crop, straighten, auto red-eye correction and more
my Picturetown
Nikon's proprietary image-sharing website, my Picturetown, lets you easily save, organize and share images with family and friends across the globe. Membership is free and permits storage of as much as 2GB of stills and / or video. For an extra fee, you can expand your online storage space to 200GB. Also works with certain smart devices


Long-Lasting Battery Life
Rechargeable EN-EL14 lithium-ion battery gives you roughly 540 shots per charge

Special Features

Wi-Fi Connectivity with Optional WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter
Get terrific pictures on your smartphone with ease via an optional WU-1a wireless mobile adapter. Automatically send pictures to your phone and even utilize your phone for remote image capture with your D3200. Intuitive app makes it all happen instantly.

Nikon D3200 Specs

Pixels Actual: 24.7 Megapixel
Effective: 24.2 Megapixel
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Bit Depth 12-Bit
Focus Mode Continuous-Servo AF (C), , Manual Focus (M), Single-Servo AF (S)
Autofocus Points 11
Viewfinder Coverage 95%
Viewfinder Magnification Approx. 0.8x
Diopter Adjustment --1.7 to +0.5
Exposure Control
Mirror Lock-Up Yes
Metering Method 3D Color Matrix, Center-Weighted Average, Spot
White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (Natural White), Fluorescent (White), Fluorescent H, Incandescent, Preset Manual, Shade
Flash Modes Auto, Auto/Red-Eye Reduction, Off, Second-Curtain Sync, Slow Sync, Slow Sync/Red-Eye Reduction
External Flash Connection Hot Shoe
Battery 1 x EN-EL14 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 7.4 VDC, 1030 mAh
Kit Lens
Angle of View 76 to 28
Minimum Focus Distance 11" / 27.94 cm
Maximum Magnification 0.31x
Optical Design 11 Elements in 8 Groups
Diaphragm Blades 7
Image Stabilization Yes
Dimensions ( x L) 2.87 x 3.13" / 7.29 x 7.95 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight 3.1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 12.9 x 6.7 x 5.3"
B&H Hands-on Learning Videos
  1. Introduction 2:40
  2. Image Quality 2:13
  3. White Balance 3:28
  4. Exposure 7:01
  5. Focusing 3:19
  6. Playback 2:34
  7. Flash 2:57
  8. Metering 1:17
  9. Video 5:07
  10. Tips and Tricks 4:24
  11. Troubleshooting 1:15
  12. Bonus 4:41

Nikon D3200 Reviews

D3200 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Black) is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 768.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from VERY GOOD LOVE IT
Date published: 2019-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looking to buy more. Good quality product. Great delivery
Date published: 2017-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Waw Nice
Date published: 2017-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product Great Price Arrived fast
Date published: 2017-07-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from As Advertised Shipping was extremely fast at no extra cost. The camera packaging appeared to be new unopened. And all the basic functions that I tried with autofocus have worked. I have only had the camera week .
Date published: 2017-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from amazing first dslr! I just bought this camera a few weeks ago and i've been bringing it with me everywhere. Very very affordable yet still a great quality camera. My friend has one of these so i decided to get the same model so we can share lenses. I have been so pleased with that decision. Fast shipping; came on the day that was expected. Very happy with my purchase.
Date published: 2017-07-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent excellent camera in a reasonable budget
Date published: 2017-06-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beginner DSLR Bought this for my granddaughter, has a lot of features and yet it's a good choice for a beginner in photography. She's picking up on it fast, any upgrade will be on her!!!
Date published: 2017-06-19
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I recently rediscovered some lenses that I used with a D100 years ago. Will a manual focus Nikkor 24mm f/2.0 and an AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.14D work with this camera?
Asked by: Eric B.
Both lenses will mount onto the D3200, however, they will both have to be manual focus only. The D3200 requires the use of AF-S Nikon lenses in order to have autofocus, since the body itself does not have a built in focus motor.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-28


I set time and the date for Los Angeles but when I took pictures it's show different time and date on photos. how can I correct this problem?
Asked by: Randy P.
I would recommend to double-check to ensure the correct time zone was selected, and check to see if Daylight Savings Time is enabled (it should currently be enabled, as Daylight Savings Time does not end this year until Sunday, November 6, 2016 in the United States). You should be able to reset the date/time under the Menu > Setup Menu > Time Zone & Date menu. The instructions are listed on page 137 of your camera's instruction manual (link included below). If you check and ensure the settings are correct, yet the date in your metadata is still inaccurate, I would then recommend contacting Nikon directly at 1-800-645-6687 for assistance with your inquiry.
Answered by: Manzell L.
Date published: 2018-08-28


Am I able to take pictures and automatically send them to my phone?
Asked by: Ashley R.
This camera does not have wifi built in, however you can use the WU-1a adapter to do so.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-28


I had a D3100 and loved it, but it was stolen last night. I had a Tamron 10-24MM wide angle lens and loved that too, but when I took indoor photo's with it and used the flash, it would reflect a dark spot on the photo because of the size of the lens. Do you have a wide angle lens that will work well with the D3200?
Asked by: Anonymous
They just released a new version of that lens, that would be great for the D3200. https://<a href= target= _blank ></a>
Answered by: Jacob C.
Date published: 2018-08-28


i'm looking to get a bigger and faster memory card for my Nikon D3200, will this card work. SanDisk 32GB Extreme Pro UHS-I SDHC U3 Memory Card (Class 10) ???
Asked by: Terry
Yes, this memory card will work with the Nikon D3200.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-28


Does this camera come with a full one-year Nikon USA warranty (not grey market)?
Asked by: Anonymous
This product has a one year, limited manufacturer's warranty. In situations where B&H offers both a USA and an imported version of a product, we label each version clearly and explicitly. If a product does not have an indication either way, it is understood to be by default a USA product. In situations where only a USA version is offered it will not be labeled USA.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-26


Is the Nikon D3200 has any image stabilization or shake correction mechanism to compensate if it does happend. I usualy use 2 hands to take pictures, but at times some shake may occure.Thank you Manny Zohar.
Asked by: Anonymous
Nikon DSLRs actually only use image stabilization within the lenses, and Nikon lenses that feature image stabilization will be designated with VR , such as the AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED Lens:
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-25


I am in the market for a DSLR for vacations, not professional use. Planned trips to Vancouver and Alaska. Need some input from you. Thanks in advance. Also, is this package in stock?
Asked by: Anonymous
The Nikon D3200 is an excellent choice for a travel DSLR, with great low light sensitivity, full HD video, and fast autofocus. This item is currently in stock.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-25
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