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Nikon D3400

alaTest has collected and analyzed 770 reviews of Nikon D3400. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Comments about the price and portability are on the whole positive. The performance and size are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the contrast and flash. Views are divided on the memory.

usability, size, performance, portability, price

storage, flash, contrast

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Nikon D3400 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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[REVIEW-NIKON D3400 digital single lens reflex camera]


This is Nikon's entry level DSLR with a 24 megapixel APS sensor, meaning that the lens focal length is multiplied 1.5 times for full frame equivalence. The kit lens, which comes in two forms with and without VR (vibration reduction) is 27–82.5mm focal...

This is a cheap camera but there is nothing cheap about its image quality. RAW files are excellent with consistently good white balance, sharpness and tonality. High ISO images are remarkably noise free – at ISO 6400 noise is barely visible and easily...

The SnapBridge Bluetooth connectivity is no match for a full WiFi smartphone-to-camera connection. It only transfers files from camera to phone and doesn’t function as a wireless remote

This camera opens the door to the vast Nikon range of lenses and accessories. It is clearly aimed at those people who think that DSLRs are the only serious cameras worthy of consideration and at this price there certainly isn’t much competition, except...

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Great for Newy With Dslr


It's my new camera Dslr Nikon 3400 its pixel is 20 its lens is 55mm beautiful piece with a very reasonable price at Jb-hifi bought Christmas 2016. Still the price today did not gone down which means the quality is good...I have that its not the body if...

Jul, 2017

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Good For starters


Its a very good Dslr for starters. I have got it almost brand new (in sealed pack) and using since 4 months. Pretty reliable had no issue so far. Shutter speed is fairly enough. Really high range of iso. Guide section is really easy to use and helpful....

Jul, 2017

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:PCM
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Voice Recording:Y / Yes


Battery life (CIPA standard):1200
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:EN-EL14a
Power source type:AC, Battery / Battery


Brightness adjustment:Y / Yes
Camera file system:DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3 / DCF 2.0,Exif 2.3
Diopter adjustment (D-D):-1.7 - 0.5
GPS (satellite):N
Histogram:Y / Yes
Languages support:Multi
Live view:Y / Yes
Photo effects:Neutral, Vivid
Scene modes:Children, Close-up (macro), Landscape, Night portrait, Portrait / Landscape, Portrait
Self-timer delay:2,5,10,20
Shooting modes:Manual
Tripod mountable:Y / Yes
Tripod mounting supported:Y
Tripod thread:1/4
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Direct sunlight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Shade




Colour of product:Black / Red


Display diagonal:7.62
Display diagonal (metric):7.5
Display resolution (numeric):921000
Field of view:100
Flip-out screen:N / No


Flash exposure compensation:Y / Yes
Flash exposure correction:-3EV - +1EV (1/3 EV step)
Flash Modes:Auto / Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Flash on, Normal, Red-eye reduction, Second curtain synchro, Slow synchronization
Flash sync-speed:1/200


Auto Focus (AF) points:11
Auto focusing (AF) modes:AI Focus, Continuous Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus / Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Closest focusing distance:0.25 / 0.45
Focus adjustment:Auto

Lens System

Filter Size:5.5 / 6.7
Fixed Focal Length:3.5
Focal length range (f-f):18 - 105 / 18 - 55
Lens mount interface:Nikon F
Lens structure (elements/groups):12/9 / 15/11 / 8/6
Maximum aperture number:22 / 38 / 5.6
Minimum aperture number:1.8 / 3.5 / 38
Mounting type:Bayonet
Number of aspheric elements:1
Number of diaphragm blades:7

Light exposure

Auto Exposure (AE) lock:Y / Yes
ISO sensitivity:100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600 / 100, 25600
ISO sensitivity (max):25600
ISO sensitivity (min):100
Light exposure control:Program AE
Light exposure correction:± 5EV (1/3EV step)
Light exposure modes:Auto
Light metering:Centre-weighted, Matrix, Spot


Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD,SDHC,SDXC
Memory slots:1


Bluetooth:N / Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.1
Near Field Communication (NFC):N / No / Y / Yes

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):0 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y / Yes
Battery charger included:Y / Yes
Wrist strap included:Y / Yes

Picture Quality

Camera Type:SLR Camera Body / SLR Camera Kit
Image formats supported:JPEG / JPEG XR, NEF, RAW / JPEG XR,NEF,RAW / JPG, NEF, RAW
Image sensor size (W x H):23.5 x 15.6
Image stabilizer:Y
Image stabilizer location:Lens
Maximum image resolution:6000 x 4000
Sensor Format:DX
Sensor Type:CMOS
Still image resolution(s):2992 x 2000\n4496 x 3000
Total MegaPixels:24.72

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack:Y / Yes
HDMI:Y / Yes
HDMI connector type:Mini
PictBridge:Y / Yes
USB connector:MICRO-USB / mini-USB
USB version:2.0


Camera shutter type:Electronic
Fastest camera shutter speed:1/4000
Slowest camera shutter speed:30

Technical Details

Lens cap included:Y / Yes
Self-timer:Y / Yes


HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG frame rate:60
Video formats supported:H.264, MOV, MPEG4 / H.264,MOV,MPEG4
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1920 x 1080


Viewfinder Type:Electronic, Optical

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.55 / 75.5
Height :9.8 / 98
Lens diameter:6.45 / 7 / 7.6
Lens length:5.25 / 6.25 / 8.9
Lens weight:200 / 205 / 420
Weight:395 / 445
Weight (including battery):445
Width:12.4 / 124