Benchmarks Real world tests of D5500 vs D3400

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

D5500
5 fps
D3400
5 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

D5500
820 photos
D3400
1,200 photos

Features Key features of the D5500  vs D3400 

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

D5500
24 MP
D3400
24 MP

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

D5500
25,600 ISO
D3400
25,600 ISO

Focus points How many different points the camera can focus on

D5500
39
D3400
11

Screen size Larger screens make it easier to preview and review photos

D5500
3.2"
D3400
3"

Viewfinder size Large viewfinders are brighter and more comfortable to use

D5500
0.54x
D3400
0.55x

Pixel size How much area of the sensor is dedicated to each pixel

D5500
15.3 microns
D3400
15.3 microns

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

D5500  vs
D3400 
Type CMOS CMOS
Megapixels 24 MP 24 MP
Resolution 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Size APS-C APS-C
Area 23.5 x 15.6 mm 23.5 x 15.6 mm
Crop factor 1.5x 1.5x
Pixel size 15.3 microns 15.3 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 25,600 ISO 100 ISO to 25,600 ISO

focus system

Type Phase detection Phase detection
Focus points 39 11
Supports continuous Yes Yes

viewfinder

Viewfinder mirror Opaque Opaque
Viewfinder Yes Yes
Type Pentamirror Pentamirror
Coverage 95% 95%
Magnification 0.82x 0.85x
Viewfinder size 0.54x 0.55x

performance

Max continuous shooting 5 fps 5 fps
Battery life 820 1,200
Continuous shooting
5 fps

video

D5500  vs
D3400 
Video 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps
Shoots video in 24p Yes Yes
Shoots high speed video No No
External mic jack 3.5mm None

display

Type LCD LCD
Size 3.2" 3"
Resolution 1,037 k dots 921 k dots
Has a touch screen Yes No
Has a flip out screen Yes No
Supports live view Yes Yes

shutter

Min 30 s 30 s
Max 1/4000 s 1/4000 s

form factor

Size 124 x 97 x 70 mm 124 x 98 x 76 mm
Thickness 70 mm 76 mm
Weight 420 g 395 g
Is weather sealed No No

features

Includes a GPS No No
WiFi None None
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