Nikon D3400 vs Nikon D5300: 46 facts in comparison
0.41% more megapixels (main camera).
Panono Camera: 108MP
2. sensor size
The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.5 x 15.6mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
23.5 x 15.6mm
3. continuous shooting at high resolution
Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
4. 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.
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
5. has a flip-out screen
Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
28% have it
6. longer battery life
CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
7. video recording (main camera)
The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
1080 x 60fps
Fujifilm X-T3: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps
8. Has WiFi
The device can connect to WiFi.
39% have it
9. has a stereo microphone
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
50% have it
10. Has phase detection autofocus for photos
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
32% have it
11. 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.
72% have it
12. Has timelapse function
A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
16% have it
13. higher resolution (screen)
A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
15. has continuous autofocus when recording movies
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
66% have it
16. has manual shutter speed
This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
48% have it
17. 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.
30% have it
18. can be controlled remotely
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
45% have it
19. 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.
58% have it
20. Is a system camera
A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
46% have it
21. has a serial shot mode
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
89% have it
22. more viewfinder coverage
With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.
Leica M10-D: 100%
DxO One: 26.2mm
24. Has a hot shoe
A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
53% have it
25. screen size
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.