24.2 mp, built-in wi-fi, on board geotagging, the new Nikon 5300 brings it home for a right price

Right before PhotoPlus EXPO the big guns continue to bring new product to the market place.
This new Nikon 5300 seems to take on a lot of attributes from it’s bigger full frame sibling, with massive 24.2 MP, Nikon’s famous 39 point AF system, and advanced scene recognition system.

But the bigger news for Nikon is that the wi-fi and GPS is BUILT-IN!
Yep, no more dongle or extra accessory to buy, (and lose). IN all honestly I have not tried the 2 systems, so will with hold any judgment until then.

Being a DX or APS-C format, the size of the unit remains manageable. Nikon will offer it in 3 colors: Red, Back and Grey. Not gaudy, but they’ve told you the market.


The addition of a variable angle monitor seems to complete the full package, for a well priced ($799 body only) full featured Nikon camera.


Nikon D5300:
· Nikon’s first D-SLR with built-in Wi-Fi and GPS
o Provides instant photo sharing to smartphones or tablets
o Offers the option of geotagging images captures
· Cutting-edge 24.2 MP DX-format CMOS sensor produces crisp and lifelike images
· Extremely compact, lightweight with an ergonomically design
· Sports a 3.2-inch swiveling Vari-angle LCD display to help frame fun and creative shooting perspectives
· 39-point AF system with 9 cross-type sensors is able to capture moving subjects with ease
· Fast continuous shooting at 5 frames-per-second (fps)
· Full 1080p HD Video with built-in stereo microphone for fleeting moments
· Intuitive Scene Recognition System selects precise and accurate settings for every shot
· Features a variety of Image Effects and In-camera editing tools
· Available in October 2013 in Black, Red and Gray for $1,399.95 SRP (alongside the AF-S NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens) or $799.95 SRP (body only)

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