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Nikon D3400
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Nikon D3400 Digital Camera

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SLR 24.2MP CMOS Aug 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
Some moments in life are too good to keep to yourself. With Nikon's D3400 D-SLR camera, you can capture the excitement beautifully and share it right away. Working with the SnapBridge app, the... More
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Nikon D3400 Full Review
Nikon D3400 Review - Unboxing & First Look | Nothing Wired

21 Reasons For

Nikon Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Nikon SLR cameras have good ratings on average and across all digital cameras Nikon is one of the better rated brands.

Only Released Five Months Ago

This SLR digital camera was released just five months ago.

Fairly High Megapixel

Across all the new similar spec cameras the megapixels range from 6MP to 37MP. With a megapixel of 24.2 megapixels, the Nikon D3400 has one of the higher megapixels amongst SLR cameras of this age.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 24.2MP cameras currently available including the D3400[pl_3914488_price], or the D5300[pl_4015272_price] both from Nikon which has better reviews.

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Light

The Nikon D3400 is very light (only 395 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as the D3400. The average weight of SLR cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the D3400 is 560g.

Other cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Canon EOS 1300D - Rebel T6[plb_3313106_price] (485g).

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many digital cameras that came out in the last year.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available that you might also want to look at including the Canon 1300D[plb_3861494_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the Nikon D3400 is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera supports a RAW image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by new SLR cameras. The image formats supporteds "JPEG XR" and "NEF" are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

Digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the D3400 have maximum aperture numbers of between 3.5 and 38. The Nikon D3400 has a quite small maximum aperture number (38) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the D3400.

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Fairly High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

The Nikon D3400 has one of the higher motion JPEG frame rates (60 frames per second) amongst digital cameras of this age. Across all the new SLR cameras the motion JPEG frame rates range from 24fps to 60fps.

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1200 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Nikon D3400 is a camera that takes 1,200 shot battery life (CIPA standard).

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

Similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the D3400 have closest focusing distances of between 0.25m and 51m. With a closest focusing distance of only 0.25 meters, the Nikon D3400 has one of the smaller closest focusing distances amongst SLR cameras of this age.

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Has Seven White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Nikon D3400 is more than most SLR cameras that were released in the last year. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on cameras that are a comparable age to the D3400. The white balances "Cloudy", "Direct sunlight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels, which is typical of many new SLR cameras.

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± 5EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many similar spec digital cameras that came out in the last year.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on new SLR cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon D3400 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by SLR cameras that have been available for around the same time as the D3400. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this camera. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail. Across all SLR cameras that have been around for around the same time as the D3400 the worst video resolution is 640 x 424 pixels and the best is 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Supports Two ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon D3400 is more than most SLR cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This digital camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by new SLR cameras. The ISO sensitivity "25600" is also supported by this camera.

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H.264 Video Formats Supported

This digital camera supports a H.264|MOV|MPEG4 video formats supported, which is typical of many recently released cameras.

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TFT Display

The Nikon D3400 has a TFT display which is better than most similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as it. Most newly released comparable spec digital cameras have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

A TFT display is in fact the best display amongst all new SLR cameras.

Amongst similar types of camera the worst display is LCD.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many digital cameras that have been around for the last year.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The Nikon D3400 has a greater number of audio formats than most SLR cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This camera supports a PCM audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by similar spec cameras that were released in the last year.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most SLR cameras that were released in the last 12 months do not support wi-Fi. The Nikon D3400 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support wi-Fi to this camera and we think the Canon 1300D[plb_3861494_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most new SLR cameras do not support Full HD video. The Nikon D3400 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other cameras which also support Full HD video to this digital camera and we think the Canon EOS 1300D - Rebel T6[plb_3313106_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for the last year, the Nikon D3400 does not have a GPS (satellite).

It is worth considering alternative cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Nikon D5300[plb_4015272_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The Nikon D3400 is not waterproof. Most of the other latest SLR cameras are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon D3400 does not have an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras that came out in the last year also do not have an image stabilizer.

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Not 3D

Most SLR cameras that are a comparable age to the D3400 are not 3D. The Nikon D3400 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The Nikon D3400 does not support video capability, although keep in mind that most of the other recently released digital cameras also do not support video capability.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Nikon D3400 does not have a built-in flash, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for the last year also do not have a built-in flash.

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Only Features One Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Nikon D3400 is more than most SLR cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on SLR cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the D3400.

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Only Supports Two Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Nikon D3400 is more than most SLR cameras that have been available for the last year. This camera supports a DCF 2 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by SLR cameras that have been available for the last year. The camera file system "Exif 2.3" is also supported by this Nikon camera.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Nikon D3400

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Nikon D3400 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the D3400.

Digital cameras with a larger display diagonal that might also be worth considering include the Nikon D5300[plb_4015272_price] (3.2") which is also higher rated.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on SLR cameras that have been available for the last year. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including because of it's better review score, the 1300D[pl_3861494_price], or the 1300D[pl_3861494_price] both from Canon.

If the memory card type of this Nikon camera is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Canon EOS 1300D - Rebel T6[plb_3313106_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Nikon D5300[plb_3823589_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Sensor Format
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Lens Mount Interface
Number of Aspheric Elements
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Mounting Type
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Sync-Speed
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Camera File System
Live View
Tripod Mountable
Brightness Adjustment
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Tripod Thread
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Wrist Strap Included
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
Technical Details
Self-Timer
Lens Cap Included

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Nikon D3400 reviewDe Nikon D3400 is een lichte en compact vormgegeven SLR. De camera levert mooie foto's en presteert uitermate goed bij hoge ISO gevoeligheden. Niet geheel een verrassing...

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