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Nikon D3400 Digital Camera

$492.44
$329.95 $162.49 cheaper than 47 days ago
SLR 24.2MP CMOS SDXC Aug 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Compatible Memory Cards Release Date
Six industry awards
Poor connectivity options
Display z
52 Reviews + 6 Awards
Camera Labs Recommended tomsguide.com Editor's Choice PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy
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Reviews

Six Industry Awards

The authors at review websites Camera Labs and Letsgodigital.org/nl/ both thought that concluded that they would endorse this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The experts at websites PhotographyBlog.com and Dkamera.de both wrote that this Nikon camera was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

An other two expert review sites both thought that this camera was good. This Nikon camera received a "Best Buy" award from website Expert Reviews who decided it was was a sensible purchase and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from website Tomsguide.com.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on thirty-one expert reviews from sites including DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Trusted Reviews the average expert rating of this high megapixel digital camera is 77 out of 100.

Nikon Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 25,534 expert and owner reviews (including 3,033 verified purchases), Nikon has good ratings for its digital cameras. Nikon also has good ratings specifically for its high megapixel cameras compared to other manufacturers. 97% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Nikon D3400 has an HDMI, as do most of the other recently released similar spec digital cameras.

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Supports PictBridge

The Nikon D3400 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Light Exposure

Only Supports One ISO Sensitivity

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon D3400 is more than most cameras that were released in the last 12 months. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 25, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this Nikon camera. The ISO sensitivities 100,200,400,800,1600,3200,6400,12800,25600 are also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Smart TV

Poor Connectivity Options

Four owners who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was not good in terms of connectivity. The-Gadgeteer.com wrote “Poor connectivity options and connectivity performance” in their review of this digital camera. Dpexpert.com.au mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The SnapBridge Bluetooth connectivity is no match for a full WiFi smartphonetocamera connection”. The-Gadgeteer.com also said “Direct Android WiFi connectivity support” in their review.

One person who bought this digital camera mentioned that it was not easy to sync. In April last year The-Gadgeteer.com mentioned “No longer charges or syncs iOS devices” in their review of the Nikon D3400. One customer who purchased it concluded that it did not have gps.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Compact and Quiet Kit Lens

Seven owners who bought it wrote that it was compact. The-Gadgeteer.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Very compact and quiet AFP 1855mm 3.55.6G VR kit lens”. The-Gadgeteer.com also mentioned “Compact and light tablet format, good application performance, good click pad, high contrast, very good colors after calibration, very good maintainability” in their review. Last year Techradar said “Very compact and quiet kit lens”.

Three people who bought this digital camera agreed that it was lightweight. Dp Review mentioned on DP Review in April last year “Lightweight camera body” in their review of this digital camera. Techradar said in the same month “Very compact and lightweight body” in their review of this digital camera.

Two people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was thin. The-Gadgeteer.com wrote “Thin, light”. The-Gadgeteer.com also mentioned “Thinnest 2 1in currently available” in their review. One customer said in their reviews that it was good structurally.

One customer who purchased the product considered that it was a good body shape. Expert review site Digit.in gave it a rating of 74 out of 100 and mentioned a few weeks ago “The very light body and easy controls aid usage.” in their review of this digital camera.

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Average Weight

The Nikon D3400 has a pretty standard weight (445 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Pentax K-70[plb_3670792_price] (688g) which is also cheaper.

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Power

Long Battery Life

Eight customers who reviewed the Nikon D3400 thought it had a good battery life. Dp Review gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and said last year “Excellent battery life (CIPA rated 1200 shots”. Trusted Reviews rated this digital camera 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Long battery life” in their review of this digital camera. In April last year Photographyblog.com scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on PhotographyBlog.com “The main improvements to the D3400 are extended battery life and SnapBridge support”.


Design

Solid Performance

Eleven owners thought it was well made. Expert Reviews gave this digital camera a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned this year “Solid performance” in their review of this digital camera. Last year The-Gadgeteer.com wrote “Refined design and excellent construction”. The-Gadgeteer.com also wrote “Robust build quality” in their review.

One owner mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was reliable. Expert review site Techradar.com mentioned “A decent AF system, huge battery life and reliable image quality” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Image Quality

Thirteen people who bought it wrote that it was good quality. Dpexpert.com.au wrote “There is nothing cheap about its image quality” in their review of this digital camera. Techmagnifier.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera this year “Captures high quality images” . In April this year Expert Reviews mentioned “Class-leading image and video quality”.

Simple to Use

Six people who bought it reckoned that it was easy to use. Dp Review said on DP Review in April last year “Simple control layout” in their review of this digital camera. Amateurphotographer.co.uk said in their review of the Nikon D3400 a few weeks ago “Small and easy to use” and gave the product a score of 4 stars out of 5. The-Gadgeteer.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “AirPlay lossless through a dedicated control app” .

One person thought the product was comfortable and easy to hold. The-Gadgeteer.com said “Comfortable keyboard”.

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Iconic Design

Eleven customers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was well designed. The-Gadgeteer.com said “Handsome design” in their Nikon D3400 review. The-Gadgeteer.com also wrote “Beautiful aluminum design” in their review. The-Gadgeteer.com also said “Exquisite industrial design” in their review.

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was smooth. Dp Review said on DP Review “Detailed, smooth 108060p HD video”. Expert review site Digit.in mentioned a few weeks ago “Coupled with the new, uber smooth AF-P lense” .

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Trusted Reviews wrote this year “Traditional DSLR styling and controls”. Expert website Techradar.com gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this digital camera in April last year “The Nikon D3400 has plenty going for it, with a beautifully compact body”.

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1080p Videos At 60fps

Six people mentioned in their reviews that it was good for video recording. In April this year Techmagnifier.com wrote “1080p Videos at 60fps” in their review of this digital camera and rated this digital camera 80 out of 100. Expert review site Photoreview.com.au wrote “Autofocusing is fast, very accurate and also performs well when recording movie clips”. Photoreview.com.au also mentioned “The D3400 deserves our Editor's Choice commendation because it delivers high picture and video quality at an affordable price” in their review.

Includes Lens

Four customers wrote in their reviews that the product had a good lens. In April this year Amateurphotographer.co.uk wrote “Provides access to Nikon's huge lens range” in their review of this digital camera. Pc Mag wrote in April last year “Includes lens” and gave this digital camera a score of 4 stars out of 5.

Two owners who purchased it concluded that it had a good autofocus. The-Gadgeteer.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Good singleshot autofocus performance” . Pc Mag said on PC Mag in April last year “Solid autofocus and high ISO performance”.

One person concluded that the product had a good zoom. The-Gadgeteer.com wrote “Zoom excellent en position 55 mm”.

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24MP Image Sensor

Twenty owners wrote in their reviews that the Nikon D3400 was able to produce good images. In April Amateurphotographer.co.uk wrote “Excellent image quality” in their review of this digital camera. Cnet.com said in their review of this digital camera “The Nikon 3400 delivers the image quality and speed that a firsttime dSLR buyer should expect” and scored the product 77 out of 100. In April last year Pc Mag gave it a rating of 70 out of 100 and wrote on PC Mag “24MP image sensor”.

Five owners said in their reviews that it had a good ISO range. The-Gadgeteer.com wrote in April last year “Utilisable sans arrirepense jusqu' 1 600 ISO”. Gadgets.ndtv.com mentioned a few weeks ago “It has better ISO performance at higher sensiti” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Dxomark.com said in April last year “An EXPEED 4 processor with a new top ISO value of 25600, Full HD video capture”.

Four owners reckoned that this digital camera had a good picture resolution. In April Techmagnifier.com wrote “5fps burst shooting”. Pc Mag gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and said “5 1fps continuous shooting”. Dpreview.com mentioned “It's an entry level DSLR targeted toward first-time ILC shooters and those who are ready to move on from their smartphones to a more advanced shooting platform” and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5.

Two customers who reviewed it thought it had a good image sensor. Dpreview.com gave the product a score of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert website DP Review “The camera still features a 24MP APS-C CMOS sensor that offers fantastic Raw performance”.

One person reckoned that this digital camera was good in low light. Expert website Photoreview.com.au wrote “Low light performance is impressive for an entry-level camera” in their review of this digital camera and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Display Z

Ten people mentioned in their reviews that it did not have a good screen. The-Gadgeteer.com mentioned “Slo puerto TypeC, display por base anclable Acer TypeC Dock, por ejemplo, la base podra ser ms resistente, sonido dbil, malsimos colores de fbrica, teclado endeble, mala calidad de webcam” in their review of the Nikon D3400. The-Gadgeteer.com also mentioned “Only TypeC port, display via Acer TypeC Dock, for example, base could be a bit sturdier, thin sound, very bad colors exworks, weak keyboard, poor webcam quality” in their review. The-Gadgeteer.com also mentioned “LCD screen lacks touch operation” in their review.

Three customers who reviewed it agreed that it did not have a good viewfinder. This month Trusted Reviews mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Optical viewfinder doesn't offer 100 coverage” yet they scored this digital camera 4 stars out of 5. Cnet.com wrote on CNET.com “A lot of the small annoyances from previous models remain, including tiny autofocus points in the viewfinder and a nonpersistent selftimer mode” however they still rated it 77 out of 100. Pc Mag wrote in their review of this digital camera on PC Mag last year “Pentamirror viewfinder” but even so they still rated the product 70 out of 100.

One owner wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was not mirrorless. Pc Mag wrote on PC Mag “Video autofocus not as advanced as some mirrorless competitors” in their review of this digital camera but even so they gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5.

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Mediocre Flash

Three owners who reviewed it thought it did not have a good flash. Dp Review mentioned in their review of this digital camera on DP Review “Weaker strength flash rated for 7m” yet they rated it 4 stars out of 5. Techmagnifier.com said in their review of this digital camera “Mediocre flash”. Dp Review also wrote “Flash activates when it's not needed in 'auto' mode” in their review.


Picture Quality

6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on new high megapixel cameras.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The Nikon D3400 has a battery charger included, as do most of the other latest digital cameras.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Nikon D3400 has a batteries included. Most of the other new high megapixel cameras also have a batteries included.

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Other

Top Seller

Across all digital cameras, the D3400 is one the fastest selling products currently available for purchase.

Only Released Eight Months Ago

Being released just eight months ago, this Nikon digital camera is likely to have more advanced features.


Camera

Features Histogram

The Nikon D3400 features histogram, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released in the last year.

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Supports Live View

The Nikon D3400 supports live view, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon D3400 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for the last year also have a tripod mountable.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon D3400 features brightness adjustment. Most of the other latest high megapixel cameras also feature brightness adjustment.

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Networking

Features Bluetooth

The Nikon D3400 features bluetooth. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera also feature bluetooth.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Nikon D3400 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other new high megapixel cameras also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Technical Details

Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon D3400 has a self-timer. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to this camera also have a self-timer.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Nikon D3400 features voice recording, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon D3400 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Very Compact and Quiet Kit Lens

Three people agreed that the product was quiet. The-Gadgeteer.com said in their review of this digital camera “Fanless processor ensures quiet operation”.

Two people mentioned that the product was noisy. Dpexpert.com.au mentioned “High ISO images are remarkably noise free at ISO 6400 noise is barely visible” in their Nikon D3400 review. Digit.in said this month “Good noise reduction, accurate white balance” in their review of this digital camera and rated it 4 stars out of 5.

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Good Noise Reduction, Accurate White Balance

Two people mentioned that the product was noisy. Dpexpert.com.au mentioned “High ISO images are remarkably noise free at ISO 6400 noise is barely visible” in their Nikon D3400 review. Digit.in said this month “Good noise reduction, accurate white balance” in their review of this digital camera and rated it 4 stars out of 5.

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Flash

Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon D3400 has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other recently released high megapixel cameras also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Features

Solid Set of Practical and Creative Features

Two people reckoned that it had good features. Tomsguide.com said “Solid set of practical and creative features” . Expert review site Gadgets.ndtv.com mentioned “The Nikon D3300 has been the go-to choice for many, since it offers much better features and performance for the price than Canon's 120” in their review of this digital camera and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Nikon D3400 supports video recording. Most of the other cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera also support video recording.

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Support

Guide Mode for Beginners

Three owners agreed that the Nikon D3400 had good technical guidance. Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Guide Mode for beginners”. Expert review site Pcmag.com wrote “The Nikon D3400 is a solid entry-level SLR camera with wireless transfer capability and a Guide Mode to help you get better shots” in their review of this digital camera.


Display

Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

Cameras that were released around the same time as this camera have display resolutions (numeric) of between 20 pixels and 2,400,000 pixels. The Nikon D3400 has a quite low display resolution (numeric) (only 921,000 pixels) compared to most of the other recently released high megapixel cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Nikon D3400 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3" screen cameras currently available including the Pentax K-70[plb_3670792_price] which is cheaper; or the Nikon D3300[plb_3289888_price] which has better reviews.

If this digital camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Nikon D5300[plb_3823589_price] (3.2" and higher rated).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon 1573
Barcodes 00018208015733, 00018208947980, 00018208949960, 00018208949977, 00018208949991, 08033737556030, 08033737556047, 08033737556054

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