44points

Nikon D3400

62points

Pentax K-5 II

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54 facts in comparison

Nikon D3400 vs Pentax K-5 II

Nikon D3400
Pentax K-5 II
44
points
Nikon D3400
62
points
Pentax K-5 II

Why is Nikon D3400 better than Pentax K-5 II?

  • 48.47% more megapixels (main camera)
    24.2MPvs16.3MP
  • 220shots longer battery life
    ?

    1200shotsvs980shots
  • 2.4x better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    1080 x 60fpsvs1080 x 25fps
  • Supports Wi-Fi
    ?
  • 265.5g lighter
    395gvs660.5g
  • Has a 24p cinema mode
    ?
  • Has a BSI sensor
    ?
  • 0.44% less body volume
    923.55cm³vs927.611cm³

Why is Pentax K-5 II better than Nikon D3400?

  • 1.5% larger sensor
    ?

    23.7 x 15.7mmvs23.5 x 15.6mm
  • 2x higher maximum light sensitivity
    ?

    51200 ISOvs25600 ISO
  • 40% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    ?

    7fpsvs5fps
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Has a built-in focus motor
    ?
  • 5% more viewfinder coverage
    ?

    100%vs95%
  • Has phase-detection autofocus for videos
    ?
  • Has a microphone input
    ?

Price comparison

Nikon D3400

Buy used:

$299.00

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D3400 AmazonNikon D3500 DSLR Camera with AF-P DX NIK...Nikon D3500 DSLR Camera with AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens + DSLR Camera Case + 32GB Memory Bundle (24pcs)
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$479.00
Nikon D3400 AmazonNikon D3500 W/ AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/...Nikon D3500 W/ AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Black
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$396.95
Nikon D3400 AmazonNikon D3500 DSLR Camera with AF-P 18-55m...Nikon D3500 DSLR Camera with AF-P 18-55mm and 70-300mm Zoom Lenses Bundle with 64GB Card and Accessories (7 Items)
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$574.95
Nikon D3400 AmazonNikon D3400 24.2 MP DSLR Camera + AF-P D...Nikon D3400 24.2 MP DSLR Camera + AF-P DX 18-55mm VR NIKKOR Lens Kit (Black) 32GB SDXC Memory + SLR Photo Bag + Wide Angle Lens + 2X Telephoto Lens + Flash Accessory Bundle
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$489.99
Nikon D3400 AmazonNikon D3400 DSLR Camera w/ AF-P DX NIKKO...Nikon D3400 DSLR Camera w/ AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens - Red (Renewed)
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$378.00
Nikon D3400 AmazonNikon D3400 DSLR Camera w/ AF-P DX NIKKO...Nikon D3400 DSLR Camera w/ AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens, Black (Renewed)
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$374.00
Nikon D3400 AmazonNikon D3400 Digital SLR Camera & 18-55mm...Nikon D3400 Digital SLR Camera & 18-55mm VR & 70-300mm DX AF-P Lenses - (Renewed)
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$478.00
Nikon D3400 AmazonNikon D3500 24MP DSLR Camera with AF-P D...Nikon D3500 24MP DSLR Camera with AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens, Black - Bundle with Camera Case, 16GB SDHC Card, Card Reader
Amazon logo
$396.95
Nikon D3400 AmazonNikon D3500 24.2MP DSLR Camera with AF-P...Nikon D3500 24.2MP DSLR Camera with AF-P 18-55mm VR Lens & 70-300mm Dual Zoom Lens Kit 1588 (Renewed) with 16GB Accessory Bundle
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$439.00
Nikon D3400 walmartNikon D3400 DSLR Camera + 18-55mm VR + 1...Nikon D3400 DSLR Camera + 18-55mm VR + 1yr Warranty + Filters + 64GB -Saving Kit
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$446.99
Nikon D3400 aliexpressJINTU 420-800mm f/8.3 Manual Telephoto L...JINTU 420-800mm f/8.3 Manual Telephoto Lens For Nikon Camera D850 D810 D800 D750 D700 D610 D300 D3100 D3200 D3300 D3400 D7500
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$89.00

Design

1.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 afterward to get them looking perfect.

Best

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III

100%

95%

100%

2.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

Nikon D3400
Pentax K-5 II
3.Has a built-in focus motor
?

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.

Nikon D3400
Pentax K-5 II
4.Has a flip-out screen
?

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

For example

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III

Nikon D3400
Pentax K-5 II
5.has an optical viewfinder
?

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens will capture. OVFs have no time lag and require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders, which can drain battery life. OVFs are also better in low light situations.

Nikon D3400
Pentax K-5 II
6.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.

Nikon D3400
Pentax K-5 II

Optics

1.sensor size
?

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

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

23.5 x 15.6mm

23.7 x 15.7mm

2.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 D3400
Pentax K-5 II
3.Has phase-detection autofocus for photos
?

Phase-detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images. Show more

Nikon D3400
Pentax K-5 II
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. Show more

Best

Nikon D6

3280000 ISO

25600 ISO

51200 ISO

5.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

24.2MP

16.3MP

6.continuous shooting at high resolution
?

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

Best

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII

90fps

5fps

7fps

Videography

1.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. Show more

Best

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III

2904 x 60fps

1080 x 60fps

1080 x 25fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
?

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp. Show more

Nikon D3400
Pentax K-5 II
3.Has phase-detection autofocus for videos
?

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.

Nikon D3400
Pentax K-5 II
4.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. Show more

Nikon D3400
Pentax K-5 II
5.has a 24p cinema mode
?

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

Nikon D3400
Pentax K-5 II

Audio

1.has a microphone input
?

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

Nikon D3400
Pentax K-5 II

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)
?

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

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

1200shots

980shots

2.has a removable battery
?

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

Nikon D3400
Pentax K-5 II
3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Nikon D3400
Pentax K-5 II
4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Nikon D3400
Pentax K-5 II

Features

1.has an external memory slot
?

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. Show more

Nikon D3400
Pentax K-5 II
2.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Nikon D3400
Pentax K-5 II
3.Has a remote control
?

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Nikon D3400
Pentax K-5 II
4.has an accelerometer
?

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Nikon D3400
Pentax K-5 II
5.has a HDMI output
?

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

Nikon D3400
Pentax K-5 II
6.has GPS
?

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

Nikon D3400
Pentax K-5 II

Price comparison

Nikon D3400

Buy used:

$299.00

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D3400 AmazonNikon D3500 DSLR Camera with AF-P DX NIK...Nikon D3500 DSLR Camera with AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens + DSLR Camera Case + 32GB Memory Bundle (24pcs)
Amazon logo
$479.00
Nikon D3400 AmazonNikon D3500 W/ AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/...Nikon D3500 W/ AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Black
Amazon logo
$396.95
Nikon D3400 AmazonNikon D3500 DSLR Camera with AF-P 18-55m...Nikon D3500 DSLR Camera with AF-P 18-55mm and 70-300mm Zoom Lenses Bundle with 64GB Card and Accessories (7 Items)
Amazon logo
$574.95
Nikon D3400 AmazonNikon D3400 24.2 MP DSLR Camera + AF-P D...Nikon D3400 24.2 MP DSLR Camera + AF-P DX 18-55mm VR NIKKOR Lens Kit (Black) 32GB SDXC Memory + SLR Photo Bag + Wide Angle Lens + 2X Telephoto Lens + Flash Accessory Bundle
Amazon logo
$489.99
Nikon D3400 AmazonNikon D3400 DSLR Camera w/ AF-P DX NIKKO...Nikon D3400 DSLR Camera w/ AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens - Red (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$378.00
Nikon D3400 AmazonNikon D3400 DSLR Camera w/ AF-P DX NIKKO...Nikon D3400 DSLR Camera w/ AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens, Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$374.00
Nikon D3400 AmazonNikon D3400 Digital SLR Camera & 18-55mm...Nikon D3400 Digital SLR Camera & 18-55mm VR & 70-300mm DX AF-P Lenses - (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$478.00
Nikon D3400 AmazonNikon D3500 24MP DSLR Camera with AF-P D...Nikon D3500 24MP DSLR Camera with AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens, Black - Bundle with Camera Case, 16GB SDHC Card, Card Reader
Amazon logo
$396.95
Nikon D3400 AmazonNikon D3500 24.2MP DSLR Camera with AF-P...Nikon D3500 24.2MP DSLR Camera with AF-P 18-55mm VR Lens & 70-300mm Dual Zoom Lens Kit 1588 (Renewed) with 16GB Accessory Bundle
Amazon logo
$439.00
Nikon D3400 walmartNikon D3400 DSLR Camera + 18-55mm VR + 1...Nikon D3400 DSLR Camera + 18-55mm VR + 1yr Warranty + Filters + 64GB -Saving Kit
walmart logo
$446.99
Nikon D3400 aliexpressJINTU 420-800mm f/8.3 Manual Telephoto L...JINTU 420-800mm f/8.3 Manual Telephoto Lens For Nikon Camera D850 D810 D800 D750 D700 D610 D300 D3100 D3200 D3300 D3400 D7500
aliexpress logo
$89.00

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