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Nikon D3400 Digital Camera

£299.00
£265.00 £34.00 cheaper than 43 days ago
SLR 24.2MP CMOS SDXC Aug 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Compatible Memory Cards Release Date
Six industry awards
Display z
Poor connectivity options
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

Review sites Camera Labs and Letsgodigital.org/nl/ both concluded that concluded that they would recommend this Nikon camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The experts at two additional expert review sites both thought that this camera was great. This Nikon digital camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from both PhotographyBlog.com and Dkamera.de.

Two more expert review sites liked this high megapixel camera. The writer at website Expert Reviews gave this digital camera a "Best Buy" award and said it would make a great purchase and the writer at review website Tomsguide.com wrote that it was outstanding and gave it an "Editor's Choice" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

This high megapixel camera has an average expert rating of 77% based on thirty-one expert reviews from sites including DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Trusted Reviews.

Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 25,424 owner and expert reviews (including 2,903 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has good reviews. We also found that Nikon has good reviews specifically for its high megapixel cameras. 97% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Poor Connectivity Options

Two people who reviewed it thought it was not good in terms of connectivity. Website The-Gadgeteer.com wrote “Poor connectivity options and connectivity performance”.


Price

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Price Has Gone Down by £34 (11%)

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Affordable Cost

Three customers said in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Website Dpexpert.com.au wrote “This is a cheap camera” in their review of this digital camera. Website Kenrockwell.com said “Affordable cost”. Expert Reviews wrote “Competitive price” in their review of this digital camera.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Nikon D3400 supports video recording. Most of the other new high megapixel cameras also support video recording.

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Other

Released Nine Months Ago

This camera has been on the market since August 2016.


Display Z

Four customers who bought the product considered that it did not have a good screen. Website The-Gadgeteer.com said “Display z” . This year website Gadgets.ndtv.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Display washes out under direct sunlight” however despite that they still scored it 80 out of 100. Website Kenrockwell.com said in their review of this digital camera in April “The rear display doesn't tilt”.

Good Quality Lens

Two owners said in their reviews that the product had a good lens.

Good Image Quality

Seven people who reviewed it agreed that it was able to produce good images. Website Amateurphotographer.co.uk said this month “Excellent image quality” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Website Tomsguide.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Easy transfer of images to mobile device” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. They also said “It's almost guaranteed that you'll get good photos out of the box” in their review.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Nikon D3400 has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched in the last year.

We compared all the other 3" screen digital cameras to this camera and we think the Nikon D3300 (£244.99) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The lowest display resolution (numeric) of digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera is 20 pixels and the highest is 2,400,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of only 921,000 pixels, the Nikon D3400 has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other newly released digital cameras.

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Camera

Features Histogram

The Nikon D3400 features histogram, as do most of the other digital cameras that came out in the last 12 months.

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Supports Live View

The Nikon D3400 supports live view. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera also support live view.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon D3400 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched in the last 12 months also have a tripod mountable.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon D3400 features brightness adjustment. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released in the last 12 months also feature brightness adjustment.

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Networking

Features Bluetooth

The Nikon D3400 features bluetooth. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for the last year also feature bluetooth.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Nikon D3400 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Flash

Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon D3400 has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other new similar spec digital cameras also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Technical Details

Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon D3400 has a self-timer. Most of the other new high megapixel cameras also have a self-timer.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Nikon D3400 features voice recording. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon D3400 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other recently released cameras.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Nikon D3400 supports PictBridge. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched in the last 12 months also support PictBridge.

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Has an HDMI

The Nikon D3400 has an HDMI, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The Nikon D3400 has a batteries included, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Nikon D3400 has a battery charger included. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released in the last year also have a battery charger included.

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Light Exposure

Only Supports One ISO Sensitivity

The Nikon D3400 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most latest similar spec digital cameras. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 25, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 100,200,400,800,1600,3200,6400,12800,25600 are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Picture Quality

6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels, which is typical of many cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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24.2 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 24.2 megapixels digital camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 24.2MP digital cameras currently available including because of its better review score, the Nikon D3300 (£244.99).

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Design

Good Image Quality

Six customers who purchased the Nikon D3400 considered that it was good quality. Website Techmagnifier.com said “Captures high quality images” and scored this digital camera 80 out of 100. Website Dpexpert.com.au mentioned in their review of this digital camera “There is nothing cheap about its image quality”. Website The-Gadgeteer.com said in April last year “Robust build quality”.

Solid Performance

Six people who reviewed it agreed that it was well made. Website The-Gadgeteer.com wrote “Refined design and excellent construction”. Website Tomsguide.com said in their review of this digital camera last year “Solid set of practical” . Expert Reviews wrote “Solid performance” in their review of this digital camera and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Simple to Use

Five people who reviewed the Nikon D3400 reckoned that it was easy to use. Dp Review rated it 76 out of 100 and mentioned last year “Simple control layout”. This year website Amateurphotographer.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera “Small and easy to use” and rated it 80 out of 100.

Iconic Design

Eight people mentioned that the Nikon D3400 was well designed. Website The-Gadgeteer.com mentioned “Exquisite industrial design” . They also wrote “Iconic design” in their review. And also mentioned “Sleek, refined design”.


Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

With a weight of 445 grams, the Nikon D3400 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched in the last 12 months.

Alternative digital cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Pentax K-70 (£272.22) (688g).

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Lightweight Camera Body

Three customers who purchased it reckoned that it was lightweight. Dp Review wrote in their review of this digital camera “Lightweight camera body” . Website Kenrockwell.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera this month “Compact and lightweight” .

Two people who reviewed it reckoned that it was compact. Website The-Gadgeteer.com mentioned in April last year “Compact and light tablet format, good application performance, good click pad, high contrast, very good colors after calibration, very good maintainability” in their review of this digital camera. Techradar gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this digital camera “Very compact and quiet kit lens”.

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Power

Long Battery Life

Four owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good battery life. A few weeks ago website Gadgets.ndtv.com scored it 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Improved battery life”.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon 1573
Barcodes 00018208015733, 00018208947980, 00018208949960, 00018208949977, 00018208949984, 00018208949991, 04960759147592, 08033737556030, 08033737556047, 08033737556054

Nikon D3400 Review Sources

To prepare this Nikon D3400 review we compared this digital camera to 1,217 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 298,997 product attributes, 171,823 digital camera reviews and 3,191,700 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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