Nikon D3400 vs Nikon D3300 – Nikon D3400 camera is recently announced by Nikon, we are doing a quick specification comparison. Many of our users and visitors asking us the same question – does it contain sufficient upgrades? so let’s find-out the answer – Should a owner of Nikon D3300 camera invest his money in Nikon D3400 camera, or should he remains with his camera and wait for a perfect successor?
|Models||Nikon D3400||Nikon D3300|
|Megapixel||24 megapixels||24 megapixels|
|Sensor size / type||APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)||APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)|
|Image processor||Expeed 4||Expeed 4|
|Low pass filter||No||No|
|AF System||Contrast + Phase Detect sensor||Contrast Detect +Phase detect|
|AF points||11 points||11 points|
|Shutter Min/Max||30sec 1/4000 sec||30 sec 1/4000 sec|
|Top Continuous Shooting Speed||5fps||5fps|
|Video||1920 x 1080 (60p,24fps)||1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25, 24 fps)|
|Display||3.0″ TFT- LCD Rear Screen (921K pixels)||3.0″ LCD Rear Touch Screen (921,000 pixels)|
|Viewfinder||Optical Viewfinder (95%)||Optical Viewfinder (95%)|
|Battery Life (CIPA)||1200 shots||700 shots|
|Wireless connectivity||Built-In, Nikon snapbridge||No|
|Dimensions||124 x 98 x 76 mm||130 x 100 x 76 mm|
From the table of the specification comparison of both the camera we are not able to spot any major difference between these two camera, most of the Core specification are almost identical
The sensor size, resolution, ISO range and image processor of both the camera is identical, hence both the camera will give same image quality .
The only noticeable difference is the introduction of a new battery that can capture 1200 shots in a single Recharge whereas the battery of Nikon D3300 camera was limited to 700 shots in a single Recharge The Other noticeable difference is Nikon D3400 is bi lightweight and Introduction of Snap Bridge in Nikon D3400 camera that will include more options to the user for sharing his image wirelessly with the help of a WiFi network
Conclusion if you are a owner of Nikon D 3300 camera we recommend you to hold your purchase hand don’t buy the recently announced Nikon D3400 camera since the camera doesn’t have sufficient amount of upgrades and its Core specification remains identical to its predecessor except minor changes. For the owner of Nikon D 3300 camera we recommend you to get Nikon D 5500 camera since it will uplift your photography to next level.
Price difference – The Nikon D3400 will cost you $100 extra, I don’t get any logical reason to spend $100 extra cash on camera that features same specification. I recommend you to get Nikon D3300 combo pack (B&H) that includes a zoom lens and a camera travel bag ans will cost you bit higher than the Nikon D3300.