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    I am a beginner.I want to purchase either D3300 or D3400 as my first DSLR,the feature look almost same. So can you suggest any major advantage that I will have as a beginner if I go for D3400?D3400 doesn't have headphone socket,so how is the audio quality   (2 Answers)

    By D3300vsD3400 October 21, 2016.

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      The Nikon D3300 and Nikon D3400 are both good choices for beginners as each's offers an on-camera guide mode. This mode actually teaches you how to take a great image and will let you know what options are best for each subject. An advantage that the Nikon D3400 has over the D3300 is that it offers Bluetooth connectivity to any compatible smart device running the Snapbridge app, so images can transferred effortlessly. The D3300 has WiFi but needs an optional WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter accessory to transfer images to a compatible smart device. Both these cameras offer 11 autofocus points and 5 frames per second for continuous shooting as well as a built-in monaural microphone with adjustable sensitivity for perfect audio quality. If you want to learn more about the differences between these two cameras please contact Nikon Support.

      By NikonStaff October 21, 2016.

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    I have never had a camera of this type and wanting to purchase one i can use to shoot wildlife photos...deer, birds, etc. Would this be a good choice for a beginner with no experience. Im not wanting to spend a ton of money either.   (3 Answers)

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      The Nikon D3400 DSLR camera has a variety of options to help the user get amazing images effortlessly and is designed with beginner DSLR photographers in mind. One helpful option on this camera is Guide Mode. This mode helps you choose from the most frequently-used and useful functions to get a great image with automated help from the camera. It also provides you with more advanced choices so, once you are more familiar with the settings, you can try out different features. Another is to place it in Auto Mode (green camera icon). This mode will allow the camera to automatically analyze the subject and select the appropriate shooting mode when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway down. The available scenes that this mode chooses from are Portrait, Landscape, Close up, Night Portrait, Auto, and Auto (flash off). Along with these two modes are many others that can be utilized once you are more familiar with the camera. This camera comes with two zoom lenses so you can get sharp and vibrant images of wildlife from afar. To learn more about what this camera can do, please contact Nikon Support.

      By NikonStaff November 8, 2016.

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    Does this camera have a rechargeable battery?   (3 Answers)

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      Yes. The Nikon D3400 DSLR camera comes with, and uses, a Nikon EN-EL14a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery which can be charged externally with the provided MH-24 Quick Charger.

      By NikonStaff October 18, 2016.

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    Should I get the zoom lens or a prime lens? Which is better ??   (2 Answers)

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      This Nikon D3400 DSLR camera comes with two zoom AF-P type lenses. The AF-P DX 18-55mm G VR lens and the AF-P DX 70-300mm G ED lens each offer beautiful clarity and sharp precision, even in low-light situations. The 18-55mm is ideal for wide-angle shots, portraits and fast action while the 70-300 super-telephoto zoom lens is perfect for sports, wildlife and landmarks. Either of these two lenses can be used to provide brilliant images. A prime lens is also a great idea to add to any growing camera case. A great starter prime lens to add to this D3400 two-lens kit would be the AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G Standard lens. The 35mm provides portraits with softly blurred backgrounds and excellent low-light performance.

      By NikonStaff November 7, 2016.

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    What is the average battery life?   (1 Answer)

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      The Nikon D3400 DSLR camera uses a Nikon EN-EL14a Rechargeable Li-ion battery which, when fully charged, can provide approximately 60 minutes of movie recording at 1080/60p or about 1200 shots. Some types of usage and settings can reduce the battery life. For more information please contact Nikon Support.

      By NikonStaff October 31, 2016.

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    My Hubby just bought me the Nikon Coolpix P900, as my first real camera, for same price as this! I use my P900 to shoot the day and night skies & beyond. I love it! How does the Nikon D3400 DSLR compare with the Coolpix P900 for Astrophotography (Only)?   (1 Answer)

    By LolleyGirl76 October 18, 2016.

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      Where the D3400 excels is in it's ability to be as versatile a camera as you need it to me. Since it's lenses are interchangeable, you can purchase additional lenses as your abilities and creative pursuits change. If you are only talking about astrophotography - the capabilities of a the COOLPIX P900 with it's amazing zoom are very difficult to beat. With the D3400, since the camera does have a larger sensor, it will be better at capturing photos, with less noise, in lower light situations.

      By NikonStaff October 21, 2016.

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    I am looking to buy a camera with video as well, I just wanted to make sure that this camera would have video. If not, can you please direct me to one that does. Thank You!   (2 Answers)

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      If you're looking for a camera that can create videos this DSLR camera kit is the perfect choice. The Nikon D3400 DSLR camera can record amazing movies in 1080/60p Full HD and comes with Nikon's all-new AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR lens. This lens is designed with a stepping motor to provide smooth and quiet autofocusing, so only the sounds of the moment are recorded.

      By NikonStaff November 22, 2016.

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    I am looking for a camera to take some photos of my boys while playing sports. We are inside and out with them playing soccer, football and basketball. Would this camera be a good purchase?   (2 Answers)

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      The Nikon D3400 DSLR camera is great for taking images of your children playing sports. There are many options for getting awesome action images with this camera. One easy way to get beautifully sharp outdoor sports images is to place the camera in Sports Mode. Sports Mode has settings that are pre-adjusted; all the user has to do is simply place it in mode, then point and shoot. This mode is easily accessed by using the mode dial on top of the camera. Inside sports require that you change some of the settings, as there may be a variety of different lighting situations that can affect the images overall, but this camera is very user friendly and provides amazing images when settings are adjusted correctly. To learn more about what settings will help you get the most out of your camera for sports please contact Nikon Support.

      By NikonStaff November 7, 2016.

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    Dose this camera package come with a memory card installed. If so, how many megs card comes with this camera?   (3 Answers)

    By Anonymous October 22, 2016.

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      The Nikon D3400 DSLR camera not have internal memory space for images nor does it come with a memory card. Approved cards for the Nikon D3400 camera are SanDisk, Toshiba, Panasonic, Sony SF-M series and Lexar Media. The Nikon D3400 is compatible with SD, SDHC and SDXC cards that range in size from 2GB to 512GB. For more specifics on card compatibility with this camera please contact Nikon Support.

      By NikonStaff October 24, 2016.

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    How is the audio quality for the movie mode and can an external mic be added?   (1 Answer)

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      The Nikon D3400 DSLR camera has a built-in monaural microphone that can be turned on or off. It also has two different options to adjust sensitivity level of the microphone; Auto and Manual. The camera does not have a Mic jack for plugging in an external microphone, however, it does have amazing audio recording quality that is further enhanced when using a near-silent, AF-P type lens. Nikon's "P" series of NIKKOR lenses use a pulse motor (utilizing stepping motors) to focus smoother and quieter than previous drive systems. This quiet drive system makes the lenses ideal for use when shooting video.

      By NikonStaff November 2, 2016.

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