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Quick OverviewModel - Nikon D3400
Viewfinder & Display
Before the D3400, you chose your smartphone camera for convenience. Zooming was clumsy. Shooting in low light was nearly impossible. Capturing fast action was a game of luck. But after the D3400, you'll see that you were compromising image quality. That some of the greatest photos happen when the light is low. That fast action can be frozen in perfect clarity. And that a camera and a smartphone can work together in harmony to make the photos you share absolutely amazing.
Photos and videos captured with the D3400 and a superb NIKKOR lens are as vibrant and lifelike as the moments they preserve. Shoot in extremely low light without a problem. Freeze fast-action in its tracks. Create portraits with rich, natural skin tones and beautifully blurred backgrounds. The photos you share will amaze everyone—even yourself.
Breathtaking image quality
24.2MP sensor with no optical low-pass filter
Flawless low-light photos
Native ISO range from 100–25,600
The speed to freeze time
EXPEED 4 image processing
Nikon SnapBridge connectivity
SnapBridge has changed the way cameras and smartphones work together—and only Nikon has it. Take a picture with the D3400 and it's automatically transferred to your compatible smartphone or tablet, ready to share. SnapBridge works seamlessly with NIKON IMAGE SPACE, a cloud storage and sharing site, to back-up your photos and to help you create and share albums with your friends and family. The future of photo sharing is here.
Easily pairs with up to five smart devices; always connected.
Photos automatically appear on your smart device.
Create and share albums on the go with a free NIKON IMAGE SPACE account.
Peace of mind
Backups are automatically stored in the cloud on NIKON IMAGE SPACE.
Compact and lightweight, the D3400 is designed to go everywhere you go. Even first-time DSLR owners will quickly feel at home—the camera's controls are smartly laid out for comfort and intuitive control. The bright optical viewfinder provides a sharp, glare-free view of the world, and the comfortable grip enables precise handling.
The D3400 makes photography easy and fun, freeing you to focus on your natural talents—framing great shots, anticipating special moments and finding unique perspectives in everyday scenes. As your abilities grow (and they will grow) you can take complete creative control of the D3400.
Learn while doing; the D3400 actually teaches you how to use it with step-by-step instruction, right in the camera.
Nearly 100 years of Nikon know-how is programmed into the D3400 for outstanding results, effortlessly.
At the touch of a button, the D3400 records dazzling 1080/60p Full HD video. Nikon's new AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR lens uses a stepping motor for smooth and quiet autofocusing, so only the sounds of the moment are recorded with D3400's internal mic.
Press and hold the D3400's shutter button and capture 5 FPS continuously with full autofocus performance. Transform a moment of fast action into a thrilling photo sequence, then share it through SnapBridge for all to see.
Nikon cameras have some of the finest autofocus systems available. The D3400's AF system quickly acquires your subject and provides precise focus, even during high-speed shooting and low-light situations.
Legendary NIKKOR lenses have long been the benchmark of optical excellence, and every lens offers an inspiring new view of the world. Grow your capabilities.
Nikon's exciting Picture Controls make it easy to get creative with your photos and videos. Choose from six preset options that enhance the color and tonal characteristics of your images, then customize selections for your own personal style.
Model - Nikon D3400, Type - Only Body, Item Category - Regular, Mega Pixels - 24.2 Megapixels, Lens Mount - F-bayonet Mount, Processor - Expeed 4, Sensor Type - CMOS, Sensor Size - APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm), Screen Type - LCD Display, Screen Size - 3.0 Inch, Touch Screen - None, Screen Dots - 921,000, Image Res. - 6000 x 4000, Image Ratio w:h - 3:2, Video Res. - 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps), Video Format - MPEG-4, H.264, Playback zoom - Yes, ISO - Auto, 100-25600, ISO Maximum - 25600, Shutter Speed - 30-1/4000Sec, Autofocus assist lamp - Yes, Manual focus - Yes, Number of focus points - 11, Live view - Yes, Viewfinder type - Optical (pentamirror), Viewfinder coverage - 95%, Built-in flash - Yes (Pop-up), Flash range - 12.00 m (at ISO 100), External flash - Yes (via hot shoe or wireless), Flash X sync speed - 1/200 sec, Face Detection - Yes, Red-Eye Reduction - Yes, Digital zoom - None, Microphone - Mono, Speaker - Mono, Storage Type - SD/SDHC/SDXC card, USB - USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec), HDMI - Yes (mini-HDMI), Wireless/WiFi - Built-In, GPS - None, Remote control - Yes (via smartphone or wireless remote), Battery Description - EN-EL14a lithium-ion battery and charger, Battery Life - 1200, Body Dimensions - 124 x 98 x 76 mm (4.88 x 3.86 x 2.99 Inch), Weight - 395 gm, Compatible Lenses - AF-P and type E and G AF-S lenses only, Product Range - Entry Level, Release Date - Aug 17, 2016, Warranty - 1 year (Only Body & Lens), Country of Origin - Japan
Whether you’re new to the hobby of photography or you’re upgrading your equipment from a point-and-shoot camera, obtaining a DSLR is a good investment. But with so many options out there, how do you choose the right one? Every camera has so many specs and features that it’s hard to pick one. Ryans has quite a large stock of popular DSLR models and our experts at Ryans are always ready to help you out so that you can make the best purchase decision within your budget. In this article, we’ll take a look at the various things you should know to make the right purchase.
Sensor size is probably the most vital feature of your camera, but it’s one that a lot of people don’t know about or understand. Each camera has an image sensor that records the image through the viewfinder and sends it to the memory card. A larger helps the camera to capture more information, which eventually produces clearer images. 'Full Frame' or 36mm x 24mm is the largest sensor size. The sensor size of the most amateur and semi-professional cameras is 22mm x 16mm. The size of the sensor varies with the model and brand of the camera, however, you should always opt for a larger sensor within your budget.
Most people think that megapixels determine the quality of the camera, as manufacturers always talk about megapixels while highlighting camera features. It is certainly an important feature to take into account but probably not as important as you think. With a device at or around seven megapixels, you can easily print sharp pictures up to 14x11, which is quite a bit larger compared to what most people print. Even entry-level cameras, nowadays, come with at least 15 megapixels. Any DSLR you buy today is most likely to come with more megapixels than you need. In short, you don’t need to worry about megapixels, as you’ll get more than enough anyway.
If you want to use your DSLR for video recording, you need to take a look at the video capabilities of your next camera. Some entry-level cameras can record in full HD or 1080p, while others are non-HD and record in 720p. You should also take a look at different frame rates, as higher frame rate helps to smooth motion.
Modes and Editing Features
Most of the DSLR cameras come with plenty of camera modes such as portrait, landscape, night, indoor, panorama, and action. You should take a look at the camera’s shooting modes and select the one that offers greater options for your photography needs.
If you’re not into advanced photography work, the 'auto' shooting mode is good enough for day-to-day photography.
On the other hand, learning to adjust aperture or shutter speed in ‘manual’ mode could help you bring the best out of your photographs. But when you’re just getting started, built-in modes can be handy while taking pictures.
Several cameras also come with quick editing features that enable you to edit photos right from the screen on the back. These features include filters, automatic adjustment, or changing exposure settings.
The vast majority of entry- and mid-level cameras are packaged with what’s called a “kit lens,” which is an 18–55mm (or thereabouts) zoom lens. These lenses tend not to have the same quality glass or the same number of features as more expensive lenses, but they do the trick. However, if there’s a package deal where you can get a nicer 18–55mm lens, a 50mm prime lens, or even an extra telephoto lens, that can make a big difference in your purchase decision. We also have a separate article dedicated to camera lenses, you should check that out for having a greater understanding of different features of camera lenses.
Although most DSLRs, entry-level cameras, in particular, look and feel pretty much the same, you may want to keep a few things in mind. Some models have LCD view-screen, which are better than the screens included on cheaper models.
Some models come with screens that pop out of the back of the camera and rotate, which is very effective if you want to take shots at unique angles. Some high-end cameras include a touchscreen, which is easier to navigate than using the small buttons on the back of the camera.
There are some cameras meant for people with smaller hands, so it’s better to check how it feels in your hand before you make the purchase.
Most entry-level cameras have polycarbonate bodies, which are light-weight but not as sturdy or nice-looking as high-end cameras. You have to pay extra for having a camera with a sturdy and appealing body.
When you’re buying a DSLR, you most likely to have an intent to use it for a long period. So, it is crucial for you to make an informed purchase to get the best out of your bucks. If you have any further query, feel free to consult with our experts at Ryans, who are always ready to help you out. We’re available 24/7 online and you will certainly find a showroom nearby.