The Nikon D3300 is a great entry level DSLR in a compact body. It features a 24.2 megapixel CMOS DX-format sensor with a new EXPEED 4 image-processing engine. It can also capture fast action with 5-fps continuous shooting, and can shoot video in 1080/60p.
DPReview says this is a great camera for the beginner looking for a DSLR experience, and may want to have more control over shooting settings. Read the full review at DPReview.com