Take a look and the specification comparison between Nikon D3400 and Canon 1300D. Both are entry level DSLR made for beginners .
|Features / Models
|Sensor size / type
||APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
||APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)
|Low pass filter
||Contrast + Phase Detect sensor
||Contrast Detect +Phase detect
||30sec 1/4000 sec
||30 sec 1/4000 sec
|Top Continuous Shooting Speed
||1920 x 1080 (60p,24fps)
||1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps)
||3.0″ TFT- LCD Rear Screen (921K pixels)
||3.0″ TFT- LCD Rear Screen (920K pixels)
||Optical Viewfinder (95%)
||Optical Viewfinder (95%)
|Battery Life (CIPA)
||124 x 98 x 76 mm
||129 x 101 x 78 mm
Sensor: Both the camera both camera uses APS-C format sensor, however the sensor of Nikon D3400 is slightly less in size compared to the sensor of 1300D.
If you look at the resolution of both the camera, then you can see that 1300D remains limited to 18 megapixel resolution, whereas the Nikon D3400 features 24 megapixel sensor. Having more resolution will give you more details in your images and a option to crop your images and create our desired composition later on.
AF System: The Canon 1300D and Nikon D3400 camera features hybrid auto-focus system. The 1300D features 9 Phase AF points whereas Nikon D3400 features 11 Point auto focus system. We can say the difference is negligible. Nikon greater number of AF points compare to Canon.
The Nikon D3300 camera features ISO range upto 25600 whereas the Canon DSLR remains limited to 12800. it’s a single stop difference between both the camera but it will sure put noticeable difference on the image quality of both camera during low light test.
Continuous shooting is speed of Nikon D3300 is 5 frames per second where is the continuous shooting is speed of Canon 1300D DSLR camera is only 3 frames per second. If you look at the difference, the Canon 1300D will going to miss 2 frame every second when you will put both the camera in sports mode and it’s a very big difference while you are capturing a sports event.
The video quality of Nikon entry level DSLR is excellent, Nikon D3400 camera can capture full HD videos @ 60 frames per second as well as 24 frames per second where is Canon 1300 Full HD limited to 30 frames per second. If you are interested in recording videos then you must go with Nikon D 3200 camera.
The battery of Nikon DSLR is very much improved compared to the Canon entry level 1300D DSLR, on a single battery Recharge the Nikon D3400 camera and capture 1200 shots without any trouble, now 1300D battery remains limited to 500 shots only.
Conclusion Nikon D3400 features excellent core specification compared to Canon entry level DSLR camera, the Nikon features more resolution, better ISO range, advance AF mode and better video recording option. We highly recommend you to buy Nikon D3400 camera.
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