Product code: 82903004
A brilliant way to shoot unforgettable high-definition photos and movies, this small and lightweight 24.2-megapixel DSLR is powerful, comfortable to carry around, and incredibly simple to operate. The large image sensor captures the finest details and superior low-light performance frees you to shoot crystal-clear images in low light. Adding Bluetooth and SnapBridge for seamless wireless sharing with your smart device, this package is perfect for beginners.
24.2MP CMOS sensor
Specifically designed without an optical low-pass filter (OLPF), the D3400’s image sensor makes the most of its 24.2-megapixel resolution to sharply capture even the finest textures and render images with incredibly crisp detail.
Pair up this camera to your smart device through Bluetooth then photos and videos will be automatically sent over. This way, you’ll share your content on social media as soon as you take it.
Full HD video
Use the camera’s D-Movie function to make movies you’ll be proud of. You can record sharp Full HD (1080p) video clips in any light at frame rates up to 50p/60p with continuous autofocus, meaning you get smooth recordings of even fast-moving action, plus a remarkable level of sharpness and clarity.
LCD screen & optical viewfinder
As easy to shoot with as a compact camera or smartphone by using the large 3-inch LCD monitor to capture photos and movies. For perfectly framed portraits and long shots, there’s the optical viewfinder.
An 11-point autofocus system with a cross-type sensor in the centre will quickly lock onto your subject and keep it in sharp focus whether it’s off-centre, moving fast, or it’s completely unpredictable.
Guide Mode For Beginners Use
the built-in Guide Mode to get step-by-step instructions on how to use the camera. Your first DSLR can be daunting, but, with this nifty mode, you’ll be shooting like a pro in no time.
With 13 different effects like panorama and colour pop to choose from, the D3400 makes it easy to add a touch of artistry to your photos and movies. Simply select Effects Mode and choose the option you want to apply before shooting.
Access D-Movie and Live View via dedicated one-touch buttons. Use the i button on the back of the camera to bypass the camera’s main menu and quickly change settings while you shoot. When shooting with the viewfinder, you can choose between a classic interface and a graphic interface that animates settings, so it’s easier to see what you’re doing.
Lenses & Cases
One of the biggest advantages of this camera is the sheer shooting flexibility on offer. You can use additional lenses to take wide-angle, telephoto, or close-up shots to suit just about any situation. The shorter the focal length (measured in mm), the wider the view will be – the longer the focal length, the more telescopic the picture. With a selection of interchangeable lenses at your disposal, the creative possibilities are endless. Click here to browse our selection.
Note: Please check the compatibility with your camera.
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- Accessories Included
- EN-EL14a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, MH-24 Battery Charger, AN-DC3 Camera Strap, BF-1B Body Cap, DK-25 Rubber Eyecup
This feature fixes onto the main subject and enhances focus on a snap's hot spots
- Battery Size & Number
- Battery life
How long the battery lasts for (and if applicable) until it needs recharging
- 1,200 shots
- Built In Flash
- Camera Type
- Digital SLR
- Bluetooth, HDMI, Hi-Speed USB
- Continuous Shooting Speed
Continuous Shooting Speed
The amount of frames per second that can be shot in continuous shooting mode
- 5 fps
- H9.8 x W12.4 x D7.5cm
- Direct printing
Can connect to a compatible digital camera to print without the need to use a computer.
- 3" Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD
- Face Detection
Automatically detects faces and optimises focus, so they're the main subject/s of a snap
- File Formats
Allows your camera to detect and record where a picture is taken
- Hard drive
Stores files and programmes. A portion of this may already be consumed by pre-installed data.
- Image Megapixels
- Image Stabilisation
Irons out blur and shake, so your shots are super-sharp
- Lens Aperture
Measures the lens' light exposure and, thus, depth of field
- f/ 3.5 - 5.6
- Lens Size
Also known as focal length, this is the distance from the sensor and the optical centre of the lens when focused to infinity
- Lens Type
Whether it zoom, wide-angle or telephoto, different lens types serve different purposes
- Standard zoom
Extreme close-up shots of small subjects like insects or plants
- Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
- Maximum ISO Rating
Maximum ISO Rating
Defines the sensor's light sensitivity and, thus, performance in low-light settings
- Memory Card Type
- SD, SDHC, SDXC
- Model name / number
- NFC enabled
Devices with NFC can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
- Night recording
Ability to record at night or in complete darkness by using built-in infrared illumination
- Power Supply
- Lithium-ion battery
- Red-Eye Reduction
Shuts outs red-eye in portraits and group photos
- Screen size
- Self Timer
Lets you run into your own pictures by delaying it being taken by a few seconds after the shutter is pressed
- Sensor Size
- 23.5mm x 15.6mm
- Sensor Type
- Shooting Modes
- Auto modes (auto; auto, flash off ); programmed auto with flexible program (P); shutter-priority auto (S); aperture-priority auto (A); manual (M); scene modes (portrait; landscape; child; sports; close up; night portrait); special effects modes (night vi
- Shutter Speeds
The amount of time is takes for the shutter to open and close. High speed lets you freeze action completely, slower ones allow motion blur
- 1/4000 - 30s (Flash sync speed: X=1/200 s)
- Smile Detection
- Sweep Panorama
- Touch Screen
- Tripod Thread
- Video Resolution
- Full HD, 1080p
The interface you look through to compose and focus your picture
- Eye-level Pentamirror Single-Lens Reflex viewfinder
- Wi-Fi enabled
- Zoom (digital)
Enlarges video captured by the optical zoom and makes it seem even closer
- Zoom (optical)
Higher the zoom, the closer you can get to the subject. In optical, the lens physically moves, maintaining more quality than digital zoom.
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