Nikon has announced D3400, its newest entry level DSLR in the D3000 series. Nikon D3400 features a 24.2MP image sensor capable of shooting both in RAW and JPEG formats.
Nikon D3400’s large format image has a resolution of 6000 x 4000 while the smaller format image comes with 2992 x 2000 pixels resolution. The D3400 supports DCF 2.0, EXIF 2.3 and PictBridge file system and is compatible with SD and UHS-I compliant SDHC and SDXC memory cards.
Nikon D3400 comes with an eye-level pentamirror SLR viewfinder with an approximately 0.85x magnification. Nikon D3400 comes with electronically controlled focal plane shutter with vertical-travel. The shutter speed available for users range from 1/4000 of a second to 30 seconds in steps of 1/3 exposure value. The DSLR supports ISO sensitivity from ISO 100 to 25600 in steps of 1 EV. The entry-level DSLR offers up to 11 focus points.
Nikon D3400 also features a 3-inch 921k dot LCD display with 170 degree viewing angle. While D3400 is an entry level DSLR, it supports latest connectivity option in the form of Bluetooth 4.1, for quick syncing with smartphones using Nikon app.
Nikon is also introducing two new telephoto lenses with D3400 launch. Nikon AF-P DX NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3G ED and AF-P DX NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3G ED VR are the latest addition to company’s wide range of telephototo lenses. Both the lenses comes with 4.3x telephoto zoom lenses with effective angles of view equivalent to that of a lens with 105-450mm focal length in FX and 35mm format.
The lenses also come with stepping motor ensuring quiet and fast autofocus. Nikon D3400 will be available in India from last week of September 2016 with AF-P Nikkor DX 18-55 mm lens. Nikon will also be offering the DSLR with an option of Nikkor 70-300mm lens.