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Nikon D3400

71points

Nikon D5600

Nikon D3400
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Nikon D3400 vs Nikon D5600

Nikon D3400
Nikon D5600
Nikon D3400
Nikon D5600

Why is Nikon D3400 better than Nikon D5600?

  • 70g lighter
    395gvs465g
  • Has a BSI sensor

Why is Nikon D5600 better than Nikon D3400?

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has phase detection autofocus for videos
  • Has phase detection autofocus for photos
  • Has a stereo microphone
  • Has a microphone in
  • 116k dots higher resolution (screen)
    1037k dotsvs921k dots
  • Has timelapse function
  • Has a 24p cinema mode

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Design

1.has a flip-out screen
Nikon D3400
Nikon D5600

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.

2. more viewfinder coverage

95%

95%

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.

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100%

3.has an optical viewfinder
Nikon D3400
Nikon D5600

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.

4. higher resolution (screen)

921k dots

1037k dots

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

Best

Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS

1040000k dots

5.weight

395g

465g

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HTC Re

65.5g

6.Is a system camera
Nikon D3400
Nikon D5600

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

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Optics

1.sensor size

23.5 x 15.6mm

23.5 x 15.6mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

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Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

2.has AF tracking
Nikon D3400
Nikon D5600

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.

3.megapixels

24.2MP

24.2MP

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108MP

4.maximum light sensitivity

25600 ISO

25600 ISO

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.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Nikon D3400
Nikon D5600

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

6.continuous shooting at high resolution

5fps

5fps

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

Best

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

60fps

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Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

1080 x 60fps

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.

Best

Fujifilm X-T3

2160 x 60fps

2.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
Nikon D3400
Nikon D5600

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.

3.Has timelapse function
Nikon D3400
Nikon D5600

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.

4.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Nikon D3400
Nikon D5600

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

5.supports AVCHD format
Nikon D3400
Nikon D5600

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Leica D-Lux 7

6.has a 24p cinema mode
Nikon D3400
Nikon D5600

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

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Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Nikon D3400
Nikon D5600

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

2.has a microphone in
Nikon D3400
Nikon D5600

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

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Battery

1. longer battery life

1200shots

820shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.has a removable battery
Nikon D3400
Nikon D5600

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Nikon D3400
Nikon D5600

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.has a battery level indicator
Nikon D3400
Nikon D5600

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.Has WiFi
Nikon D3400
Nikon D5600

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an external memory slot
Nikon D3400
Nikon D5600

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

3.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Nikon D3400
Nikon D5600

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.

4.has a HDMI output
Nikon D3400
Nikon D5600

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

5.supports a remote smartphone
Nikon D3400
Nikon D5600

This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

6.USB version

2

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Fujifilm X-T3

3.1

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