Take your first step into the world of DSLR photography with the new Nikon D3400 with SnapBridge*1 — the latest feature that automatically connects your pictures with the world. The D3400 captures every memory in stunning detail with ISO 100-25600, 24.2 megapixels, an 11-point autofocus system and features the ability to shoot Full HD 1080/60p videos. No matter the situation, whatever the occasion, the compact and lightweight D3400 is always ready to immortalise your most precious moments.
Share your best shots with SnapBridge*1, a new feature that automatically downloads your images to your smart device*2 via a constant Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) connection*3. BLE maintains constant connection with minimal energy use, so you can continue shooting and sharing without excessive battery consumption on either device. SnapBridge also allows your smart device to access the D3400 when the camera is switched off. It can even automatically upload your pictures into Nikon Image Space*4.
Preserve your most valuable moments, just the way you remember them. The D3400 features an improved ISO range of 100-25600, letting you acquire sharp and crisp pictures even when it starts to get dark. To make sure that your shot stays true to your vision, a 24.2-megapixel image sensor and the EXPEED 4 image-processing engine deliver accurate colours and fine details.
Get in the thick of the action and capture it all. With 11 autofocus (AF) points, the D3400 ensures that your loved ones always stay in focus, even when they’re at their most spontaneous. With a continuous shooting speed of approximately 5 frames per second, you have the peace of mind of never missing a priceless memory.
Relive your favourite memories or share them with your friends and family, by capturing the smoothest of videos in Full HD 1080/60p. Make the most of the AF-P kit lenses for quiet and high-speed AF operation that allows for comfortable and easy movie recording of all that is precious to you.
If you are new to a DSLR, the built-in Guide Mode teaches you the basics of operating the camera, helping you achieve great shots in a variety of scenarios. The D3400 also comes equipped with Picture Control that allows you more creative control to customise and tailor your images in the camera itself. Express your creativity with 10 different Special Effects, such as Night Vision or Miniature Effect, for unique and eye-catching photographs.
Take the D3400 with you wherever you go. Weighing approximately 395g, the D3400 is a joy to hold and use. Its compact monocoque structure also features a sleek and high-quality body design, and will be a sturdy companion as you begin your journey of DSLR photography.
*1 SnapBridge can be used with a compatible iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® or smart devices running the Android™ operating system with the SnapBridge app installed. The app can now be downloaded free from Apple App Store® and Google Play™. Videos cannot be transferred from the D3400. Remote shooting using the SnapBridge app is not available. Optional ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control is available for this purpose.
*2 Android 5.0 or later or 6.0.1 or later is required.
A device with Bluetooth 4.0 or later (i.e. a device that supports Bluetooth Low Energy) is necessary.
*3 Bluetooth® communication is available when the camera is connected to a smart device with the SnapBridge app installed. Wi-Fi communication is not available.
*4 Register for your Nikon ID to receive unlimited online storage for thumbnail pictures at a resolution of 1920x1080 on NIKON IMAGE SPACE, for free.
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Single-lens reflex digital camera
Nikon F mount (with AF contacts)
Effective angle of view
Nikon DX format; focal length equivalent to approx. 1.5x that of lenses with FX format angle of view
Image sensor format
Image sensor type
23.5 mm x 15.6 mm
Image Dust Off reference data (Capture NX-D software required)
Image size (pixels)
(L) 6000 x 4000 (M) 4496 x 3000 (S) 2992 x 2000
NEF (RAW): 12 bit, compressed JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx.1 : 4), normal (approx. 1 : 8), or basic (approx.1 : 16) compression NEF (RAW)+JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats
Picture Control system
Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape, Flat ; selected Picture Control can be modified
SD, SDHC (UHS-I compliant), SDXC (UHS-I compliant)
DCF 2.0 Exif 2.3 PictBridge
Eye-level pentamirror single-lens reflex viewfinder
Approx. 95% horizontal and 95% vertical
Approx. 0.85 x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, –1.0 m(*1))
18 mm (–1.0 m(*1); from center surface of viewfinder eyepiece lens)
-1.7 to +0.5 m(*1)
Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen
Instant return, electronically controlled
Autofocus is available with AF-P and type E and G AF-S lenses.
Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter
1/4000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3 EV; Bulb; Time
Flash sync speed
X=1/200 s; synchronizes with shutter at 1/200 s or slower
S (single frame), Continuous, Q (quiet shutter-release), Self-timer, Remote
Frame advance rate
Up to 5 fps Note: Frame rates assume manual focus, manual or shutter-priority auto exposure, a shutter speed of 1/250 s or faster, and other settings at default values.
2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1–9 exposures
Remote control modes
Delayed remote; ML-L3, quick-response remote; ML-L3
TTL exposure metering using 420-pixel RGB sensor
Matrix metering: 3D color matrix metering II (type E and G lenses) Center-weighted metering: Weight of 75% given to 8-mm circle in center of frame Spot metering: Meters 3.5-mm circle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point
(ISO 100, f/1.4 lens, 20 °C/68 °F) Matrix or center-weighted metering: 0–20 EV Spot metering: 2–20 EV
Exposure meter coupling
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 vision; super vivid; pop; photo illustration; toy camera effect; miniature effect; selective color; silhouette; high key; low key)
Can be adjusted by –5 to +5 EV in steps of 1/3 EV in P, S, A, M, scene, and night vision modes
Luminosity locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)
ISO 100 to 25600 in steps of 1 EV Auto ISO sensitivity control available
Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection, 11 focus points (including one cross-type sensor), and AF-assist illuminator (range approx. 0.5 to 3 m/1 ft 8 in. to 9 ft 10 in.)
–1 to +19 EV (ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F)
Single-servo AF (AF-S), Continuous-servo AF (AF-C), Auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A) ; predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status Manual focus (MF): Electronic rangefinder can be used
Can be selected from 11 focus points
Single-point AF, dynamic-area AF, auto-area AF, 3D-tracking (11 points)
Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing AE-L/AF-L button
Auto, portrait, child, close up, night portrait, super vivid, pop, photo illustration, toy camera effect: Auto flash with auto pop-up P, S, A, M: Manual pop-up with button release
Approx. 7/22, 8/26 with manual flash (m/ft, ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F)
TTL: i-TTL flash control using 420-pixel RGB sensor is available with built-in flash; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix and center-weighted metering, standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR with spot metering
Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with red-eye reduction, fill-flash, red-eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync with red-eye reduction, rear-curtain with slow sync, rear-curtain sync, off
-3 to +1 EV in steps of 1/3 EV in P, S, A, M, and scene modes
Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit is fully charged; flashes after flash is fired at full output
ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock
Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)
Nikon CLS supported
AS-15 sync terminal adapter (available separately)
Auto, incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual, all except preset manual with fine-tuning
Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); full-time-servo AF (AF-F) Manual focus (MF)
Face-priority AF, Wide-area AF, Normal-area AF, Subject-tracking AF
Contrast-detect AF anywhere in frame (camera selects focus point automatically when face-priority AF or subject-tracking AF is selected)
Automatic scene selection
Available in auto and auto, flash off modes
TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
Frame size (pixels) and frame rate
1920 x 1080; 60p (progressive), 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p 1280 x 720; 60p, 50p Actual frame rates for 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p are 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps respectively; options support both high and normal image quality
H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Audio recording format
Audio recording device
Built-in monaural microphone; sensitivity adjustable
7.5 cm ( 3 –in.) diagonal
TFT LCD with 170 ° viewing angle, approx. 100% frame coverage, and brightness adjustment
Approx. 921 k-dot (VGA)
Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar) playback with playback zoom, playback zoom cropping, playback face zoom, movie playback, photo and/or movie slide shows, histogram display, highlights, photo information, location data display, auto image rotation, picture rating, and image comment (up to 36 characters)
Hi-Speed USB with Micro-USB connector; connection to built-in USB port is recommended
HDMI output connector
Type C HDMI connector
Bluetooth Specification Version 4.1
Range (line of sight)
Approximately 10 m (32 ft) without interference; range may vary with signal strength and presence or absence of obstacles
Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Portugal and Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
One EN-EL14a rechargeable Li-ion battery
EH-5b AC adapter; requires EP-5A power connector (available separately)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 124 x 98 x 75.5 mm ( 4.9 x 3.9 x 3 in.)
Approx. 445 g ( 15.7 oz ) with battery and memory card but without body cap; approx. 395 g/14 oz (camera body only)
Temperature: 0 °C to 40 °C (+32 °F to 104 °F) Humidity: 85% or less (no condensation)
EN-EL14a rechargeable Li-ion battery (with terminal cover), MH-24 battery charger (plug adapter supplied in countries or regions where required; shape depends on country of sale), DK-25 rubber eyecup, BF-1B body cap, AN-DC3 strap
1. Unless otherwise stated, all measurements are performed in conformity with Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) standards or guidelines. All figures are for a camera with a fully-charged battery. Nikon reserves the right to change the appearance and specifications of the hardware and software described in these specifications at any time and without prior notice. Nikon will not be held liable for damages that may result from any mistakes that these specifications may contain.
This kit provides the versatility of an 18-55mm focal length range in a compact package. The easy handling and portability of the AF-P NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G is the perfect match for the lightweight D3400. Featuring a stepping motor, a first for NIKKOR lenses, this lens allows you to capture precious moments quietly.
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