Summary Nikon 8400

Prices Price
Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 2
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 3
Specifications Key specs
Help 3.5x
Screen size
Help 1.8"
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 134k dots
Wide angle
Help 24 mm
Movie format
Help 480p @ 30fps
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The Nikon 8400 vs other recent digicams

External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help

The Nikon 8400 vs other recent pro digicams

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/3000 of a second


The Nikon 8400 vs other recent digicams

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Announced Old Help
September 2004
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Screen size Very small screen Help
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Lowest price Expensive Help

The Nikon 8400 vs other recent pro digicams

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
Movie format Low resolution movies Help
480p @ 30fps
Size Slightly large Help
Prosumer size (113×82×75 mm)
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
400 ISO
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Screen type Screen type Help
Weight Heavy Help
470 g
Sensor size Small sensor Help
2/3" 8.8x6.6mm
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
134k dots
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
2.3 fps
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
8 MP
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Thickness Thick Help
Longest exposure Very short exposures Help
8 seconds


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