Nikon D5300 + AF-P DX 18-55 VR (Kit) Black

MPN: VBA370K007  |  EAN: 0018208947591  |  Model: D5300 + AF-P DX 18-55 VR

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as at 18 Apr 19 | 12:58 PM CET



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Nikon D5300 + AF-P DX 18-55 VR (Kit) Black - VBA370K007 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
DSLR Camera
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Advanced Skill Level (Video)
Advanced Skill Level (Photo)
Professional Skill Level (Video)
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Astronomy Photography
Live Streaming
Everyday Life Photography
Event Videos
Wildlife Photography
Events Photography
Home Videos
Landscape Photography
Sports Photography
High FPS Videos
Underwater Photography
Film Making
Time-lapse Videos
WiFi Connectivity
Professional Looks
Regular Looks
Bluetooth Connectivity
Camera Body with Lens

Kind of Camera

Selecting a DSLR for your next camera opens you up to the Nikon universe of lenses and other accessories designed specifically to work with your D5300 + AF-P DX 18-55 VR. 

Photography Skillset

Simple shots - As a photography noob, this Nikon D5300 + AF-P DX 18-55 VR camera would suit you adequately.

For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the D5300 + AF-P DX 18-55 VR is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 39  "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.

To get your photos to the quality and spec that your high standards require, your camera should provide you with sufficient controls and tools to achieve this. One example is the range of Auto Focusing Modes that is available on the camera and the D5300 + AF-P DX 18-55 VR does have a good set of options that caters for photographers with high skill levels.

Video skill level

Casual videos - If the technicalities involved in altering video settings are not a priority, then this Nikon device is a very good option!


Your camera provides you with sufficient controls and tools to get your videography to the quality and spec that your high standards will require. For instance the manual focus capability that comes with the D5300 + AF-P DX 18-55 VR, will align with your skill level.

Having established yourself as an authority and full-on pro in the world video capture, you'll be looking for a device that goes beyond simply ticking the boxes. With the Nikon D5300 + AF-P DX 18-55 VR, you'll have a great companion for your craft. This model comes with a comprehensive set of controls allowing you deliver excellent results for clients and customers.

Video Scenarios

Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Nikon provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.

For those special occasions, this Nikon camera is a great companion as you traverse the floor. It comes with an Image Stabilizer which helps maintain a steady shot while recording.

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Nikon D5300 + AF-P DX 18-55 VR is a great companion to have.

For your Video posts - This camera comes with an image stabilizer which reduces any wobbling in your recordings. In addition, the size of the image sensor (23.5 x 15.6 mm mm), helps with the actual quality of the recorded image. It also packs in Wi-Fi in this neat package.

High definition entertainment - While shooting a variety of scenes for your next release, this camera has you covered due to the (23.5 x 15.6 mm mm image sensor it houses. 

Other Video needs

If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.

Breathtaking transitions such as rolling clouds or city lights can captured as a time-lapse using the Nikon's in-built intervalometer

Photo Scenarios

In taking those celestial photographs, the image sensor size a key component which measures at 23.5 x 15.6 mm (mm) for this particular camera model. You'll also want to shoot using the RAW file format to maximise the details you capture. Good news is, this camera supports that format!

There are times when you just want to take simple but great photos of things around you without bothering too much about camera settings. For that purpose, the D5300 + AF-P DX 18-55 VR is a really good choice. 

Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Nikon D5300 + AF-P DX 18-55 VR comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.

Whether it's golf or tennis and everything in-between, the Tracking Focus capability in this camera allows you maintain your subject as the centre of attention even while in motion. It's Continuous Shooting Mode also helps take multiple shots in a couple of seconds allowing you assess a set of options you can pick from.

Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.

Sometimes while on sightseeing or on a tour, you can only observe things from a distance. Which is why the zoom capability on this camera comes in handy in that situation.

From ants to zebras, a camera for nature's mosaic needs to have a great image sensor which is why the 23.5 x 15.6 mm (mm) that comes with this model works well for this scenario. It comes with a Continuous Shooting Mode allowing you to take successive shots rapidly. 

Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 23.5 x 15.6 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Nikon D5300 + AF-P DX 18-55 VR has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.

Other considerations

Transferring your shots from your camera to another device is made even more convenient with the in-built Wi-FI capability of this camera.


The D5300 + AF-P DX 18-55 VR combines style and a clever layout to create a camera that really stands out. Clean lines, high quality materials and a pristine finish ensure that this device will turn heads.

Whether you want to blend in, or have a camera that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the D5300 + AF-P DX 18-55 VR fits the bill.

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Technical Specifications

Nikon D5300 + AF-P DX 18-55 VR (Kit) Black - VBA370K007 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camera Type SLR Camera
Operating Temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black
Anti-dust Function Yes
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 3.5-5.6
Camera File System DCF 2.0, DPOF 1.1, Exif 2.3, RAW
Eye Relief 18 mm
Image Formats Supported JPEG, RAW
Languages Support Multi
Photo Effects 1
Playback Modes Rotation, Slideshow, Zoom
Scene Modes Portrait, Landscape (scenery)
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 5, 10, 20 s
Shooting Modes Aperture priority, Auto, Lens priority, Manual, Movie, Program, Scene, Shutter priority
Tripod Mounting Supported Yes
White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Manual, Shade, Sunny
Built-in Flash Yes
External Flash Connector Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation Yes
Flash Exposure Correction -3EV - +1EV (1/2; 1/3EV step)
Flash Modes Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Flash Sync-speed 1/200 s
Shoe Mounting Point Yes
Shoe Mounting Point Type Hot
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Points 39
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection 1
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Continuous Auto Focus, Contrast Detection Auto Focus, Face detection, Multi Point Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance 0.25 m
Face Detection Yes
Focus TTL
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Manual Focus Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock Yes
ISO Sensitivity 100, 12800, 25600, Auto
ISO Sensitivity (max) 25600
ISO Sensitivity (min) 100
Light Exposure Correction ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Modes Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE
Light Metering Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Matrix, Spot
Manual Exposure Yes
Camera Shutter Type Electronic
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/4000 s
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 30 s
Analog Signal Format System NTSC, PAL
Camcorder Media Type sd, sdhc, sdxc
HD Type Full HD
Live stream capable 1
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 60 fps
Supported Aspect Ratios 3:2
Video Formats Supported H.264, MP4, MPEG4
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 640 x 424, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Audio Formats Supported LPCM
Audio System Stereo
Built-in Microphone Yes
Microphone In Yes
Voice Recording Yes
Lens System
Filter Size 55 mm
Focal Length Range (f-f) 18 - 55 mm
Interchangeable Lens Present 1
Lens Mount Interface Nikon F
Lens Structure (elements/groups) 12/9
Maximum Aperture Number 28
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 82.5 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 3.5
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 27 mm
Mounting Type Bayonet
Number Of Diaphragm Blades 7
Compatible Memory Cards SD, SDHC, SDXC
Display TFT
Display Aspect Ratio 3:2
Display Diagonal 3.2 "
Display Resolution 720 x 480 pixels
Display Resolution (numeric) 1036800 pixels
Field Of View 100 %
Live View Yes
Vari-angle LCD Display Yes
Diopter Adjustment (D-D) -1.7 - 1
Diopter Correction Yes
Magnification 0.82 x
Optical Viewfinder Yes
Viewfinder Type Optical
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 23.5 x 15.6 mm
Megapixel 24.2 MP
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type CMOS
Total Megapixels 24.78 MP
Technical Details
Image Processor EXPEED 4
Self-timer Yes
Other Features
Image Editing Resizing, Rotating, Trimming
Interval Recording 1
PictBridge Yes
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Mini) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Connector Type Mini
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB Port Yes
USB Version 2.0
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 600 shots
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type EN-EL14a
Number Of Batteries Supported 1
Power Source Type Battery
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standards b/g/n
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included Yes
Batteries Included Yes
Battery Charger Included Yes
Bundled Software ViewNX 2
Cables Included USB
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 76 mm
Height 98 mm
Lens Diameter 62.5 mm
Lens Length 64.5 mm
Weight 480 g
Weight (including Battery) 530 g
Width 125 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 6000 x 4000, 4496 x 3000, 2992 x 2000
Memory Slots 1
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 0 - 85 %