Nikon Coolpix P340
Top 49%778 points
Top 49%
Megapixels
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747 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Nikon Coolpix P340: 48 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

12MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
295
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
7.44 x 5.58mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
247
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
99
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
191
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
10fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
176
0

5. weight

194g
HTC Re: 65.50g
142
0

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
12800ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
127
0

7. video recording

1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
115
0

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
220shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Nikon Coolpix P340
34% have it
100
0

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon Coolpix P340
48% have it
86
0

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0s
81
0

12. pixel density

462ppi
Hasselblad Stellar: 544ppi
77
0

13. width

103mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
76
0

14. height

53mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

15. volume

175cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

16. thickness

32mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

17. battery power

1050mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX: 4360mAh
69
0

18. resolution

1108 x 831px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

19. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
59
0

20. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Nikon Coolpix P340
14% have it
58
0

21. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Nikon Coolpix P340
73% have it
57
0

22. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Nikon Coolpix P340
52% have it
52
0

23. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Nikon Coolpix P340
88% have it
51
0

24. has an optical viewfinder

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.
Nikon Coolpix P340
29% have it
49
0

25. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Nikon Coolpix P340
20% have it
48
0

26. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Nikon Coolpix P340
45% have it
48
0

27. has a BSI sensor

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
Nikon Coolpix P340
19% have it
47
0

28. optical zoom

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
25x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.30x
43
0

29. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Nikon Coolpix P340
67% have it
41
0

30. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
1.80f
Ricoh GR II: 1f
41
0

31. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Nikon Coolpix P340
55% have it
41
0

32. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Nikon Coolpix P340
88% have it
41
0

33. maximum focal length

A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
120mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2m
39
0

34. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Nikon Coolpix P340
64% have it
37
0

35. minimum focal length

A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
24mm
HP Photosmart R937: 1.18mm
35
0

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