Nikon D3300 vs Nikon Z7 II
These cameras are both manufacturered by Nikon.Nikon D3300 were released 2014 and Nikon Z7 II was released 2020. That is a 6 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.
|Nikon Z7 II||Nikon||2020|
Type of camera
Nikon D3300 is a DSLR camera while Nikon Z7 II is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Nikon D3300 has a "DX"-sensor while Nikon Z7 II has a "FX"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also effect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.
|Camera||Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")|
|Nikon D3300||75 mm||(a Nikon DX sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.5)|
|Nikon Z7 II||50 mm||(a fullframe sensor does not have a crop factor / focal length multiplier)|
Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Nikon)
|Camera||Megapixels||Pixel (total)||Pixels (width)||Pixels (height)|
|Nikon D3300||24 MP||24064000||6016||4000|
|Nikon Z7 II||46 MP||45441024||8256||5504|
Nikon Z7 II has a 89 % larger resolution than Nikon D3300. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterwards while editing the pictures, if needed that is.
|Nikon Z7 II||64-25600|
Autofocus and lens compatibility
There is a big diffence between these two cameras. Nikon Z7 II has a built-in autofocus motor but Nikon D3300 does not. If you want to be able to use autofocus on Nikon D3300 there is a need for having an autofocus motor inside the lens. We really encourage you to look closely at our lens compatibility charts at the links below.
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Nikon D3300 can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds and Nikon Z7 II can shoot up to 10 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Nikon Z7 II||10|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, carried around, for several hours at the time.
|Camera||Weight (in gram)||Weight (in pounds)|
|Nikon D3300||430 gr||0,95 lb|
|Nikon Z7 II||705 gr||1,55 lb|