Nikon D3400

Released August, 2016
  • 24 MP
  • APS-C 23.5 x 15.6 mm CMOS
  • 3" LCD
Life is full of memories that are meant to be captured with rich, vivid image quality, and the Nikon D3400 makes it easy with the high-speed performance and low-light ability that only a DSLR can deliver.
by (Aug, 2016)

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Nikon D3400

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

5 fps
Alpha A6000
11 fps
3 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

1,200 photos
Alpha A6000
420 photos
EOS 750D
440 photos

In The News From around the web

¹) Lens Compatibility at a Glance*** Autofocus is available with AF-P and type E and G AF-S lenses Autofocus is available with AF-P and type E and G AF-S lenses Fastest Shutter Speed1/4000 sec.1/4000 sec.
will be announced around Photokina and it will have a grip similar to the D5500/D5600..
For now, I cannot confirm any of the above rumors and I am posting this more as a reference since many readers have asked me about a potential Nikon mirrorless APS-C camera.
New Nikon D500 firmware update coming at the end of March to address Snapbridge issues with iOS 10.2.1.
Nikon released new firmware updates for the D3400 ($397) and D5600 ($697) DSLRs with improved pairing and connectivity between the camera and the Android versions of the SnapBridge app.
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Specifications Full list of technical specs


Megapixels 24 MP
Resolution 6000 x 4000
Size APS-C
Area 23.5 x 15.6 mm
Crop factor 1.5x
Pixel size 15.3 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 25,600 ISO

focus system

Type Phase detection
Focus points 11
Supports continuous Yes


Viewfinder mirror Opaque
Viewfinder Viewfinder
Type Pentamirror
Coverage 95%
Magnification 0.85x
Viewfinder size 0.55x


Max continuous shooting 5 fps
Battery life 1,200 photos
Continuous shooting 5 fps


Video 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps
Shoots video in 24p Yes
Shoots high speed video No
External mic jack None


Type LCD
Size 3"
Resolution 921 k dots
Has a touch screen No
Has a flip out screen No
Supports live view Yes


Min 30 s
Max 1/4000 s

form factor

Size 124 x 98 x 76 mm
Thickness 76 mm
Weight 395 g
Is weather sealed No


Includes a GPS No
WiFi None
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