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Nikon D3400
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Nikon D3400 Digital Camera

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SLR 24.2MP CMOS Aug 2016
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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

22 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 15,245 owner and expert reviews, Nikon has good reviews for its cameras. Nikon also has good reviews specifically for its SLR digital cameras.

Best Seller

The D3400 is a popular choice of camera according to sales data from Amazon.

Just Released Five Months Ago

This Nikon digital camera is one of the most recent cameras to be released.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this digital camera is Full HD, which is typical of many new SLR digital cameras.

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Price Drop of £34.00

In the last 47 days the price of the D3400 has dropped by £34.00.

Light

With a weight of only 395 grams, the Nikon D3400 is one of the lighter latest SLR digital cameras amongst SLR digital cameras of this age. The average weight of new SLR digital cameras is 510g, and the weights range from 390g to 880g.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many recently released SLR digital cameras.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the 1200D[pl_3842490_price], or the 1300D[pl_3861494_price] both from Canon.

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Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

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

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Fairly High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

At 60 frames per second, the Nikon D3400 has a quite high motion JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other recently released similar spec digital cameras. Newly released SLR digital cameras have motion JPEG frame rates of between 24fps and 60fps.

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1200 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Nikon D3400 is a digital camera that takes 1,200 shot battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the D3400 only take between 290 and 1,199 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the D3400 the maximum aperture numbers range from 3.5 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 22. With a maximum aperture number of 38, the Nikon D3400 has a quite small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other newly released similar spec digital cameras.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

With a closest focusing distance of only 0.25 meters, the Nikon D3400 has a quite small closest focusing distance compared to most of the other latest cameras. Across all the SLR digital cameras that are a comparable age to the D3400 the closest focusing distances range from 0.25m to 5m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.68m.

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The Nikon D3400 has a quite high ISO sensitivity (max) (25,600) compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the D3400. Across all the new similar spec cameras the ISO sensitivity (max)s range from 1,600 to 110,000.

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Has Seven White Balances

The Nikon D3400 has a greater number of white balance modes than most SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for the last year. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on SLR digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the D3400. The white balances "Cloudy", "Direct sunlight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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

This digital camera has a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many similar spec cameras that were released in the last 12 months.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Nikon D3400 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the D3400. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this Nikon 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.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all recently released SLR digital cameras.

Amongst comparable types of digital camera the worst supported video resolution is 640 x 424 pixels.

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Supports Two ISO Sensitivitys

The Nikon D3400 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most similar spec digital cameras that came out in the last 12 months. This Nikon digital camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by SLR digital cameras that were launched in the last 12 months. The ISO sensitivity "25600" is also supported by this camera.

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H.264 Video Formats Supported

This camera supports a H.264|MOV|MPEG4 video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported on SLR digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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TFT Display

The Nikon D3400 has a better display than most new SLR digital cameras. This camera has a TFT display, whereas most newly released SLR 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 actually the best display across all SLR digital cameras that came out around the same time as the D3400.

The worst display amongst similar types of digital camera is LCD.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many cameras that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the Nikon D3400 is more than most SLR digital cameras that were launched in the last year. This Nikon camera supports a PCM audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by new cameras.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Nikon D3400 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for the last year also do not support wi-Fi.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support wi-Fi to this digital camera and we think the Canon 1300D[plb_3861494_price], or the Nikon D5300[plb_4015272_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Nikon D3400 does not support Full HD video, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras that were launched in the last 12 months also do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon D3400 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other recently released digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

Other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) that you might want to look at include the Nikon D5300[plb_4015272_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Nikon D3400 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the D3400 also do not have a built-in flash.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the D3400, the Nikon D3400 is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon D3400 does not have an image stabilizer, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the D3400 also do not have an image stabilizer.

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Not 3D

The Nikon D3400 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other SLR digital cameras that were launched in the last year are also not 3D.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Most digital cameras that were released around the same time as the D3400 do not support video capability. The Nikon D3400 is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

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Only Features One Flash Modes

The Nikon D3400 has a greater number of flash modes than most latest SLR digital cameras. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on SLR digital cameras that were launched in the last year.

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Only Supports Two Camera File Systems

The Nikon D3400 has a greater number of camera file systems than most new cameras. This camera supports a DCF 2 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by SLR digital cameras that were launched in the last year. The camera file system "Exif 2.3" is also supported by this Nikon camera.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Nikon D3400

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Nikon D3400 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that came out in the last year.

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might also want to consider the Nikon D5300[plb_4015272_price] (3.2") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Megapixel

The Nikon D3400 has a fairly average megapixel (24.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to the D3400.

There are a number of other 24.2MP digital cameras currently available which you might also want to consider including the D3400[pl_3914488_price], or the D5300[pl_4015272_price] both from Nikon which has better reviews.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the 1200D[pl_3842490_price], the 1300D[pl_3861494_price], or the 1200D[pl_3842490_price] all from Canon.

If the memory card type of this digital camera is too bad for you then you might also want to look at 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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Expert Reviews

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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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