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Advantages of the Nikon Coolpix B500

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Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
7.4 fps vs 5 fps
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Around 50% faster continuous shooting
Size
Slightly smaller
114×78×95 mm vs 124×98×76 mm
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Around 10% smaller
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Advantages of the Nikon D3400

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Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Battery life
Much longer battery life
1200 shots vs 600 shots
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2x more shots per battery charge
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
24 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture around 2.5x more detail in your photos
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Pentamirror vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
25,600 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The D3400's maximum light sensitivity is 6 f-stops better
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Thickness
Thinner
3" vs 3.7"
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20% thinner
Weight
Lighter
395 g vs 541 g
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Around 30% lighter
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similarities

Compared to recent digital cameras

Common Strengths
Battery life Very long battery life Help
Coolpix B500600 shots
D34001200 shots
Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
Coolpix B500$242.00
D3400$309.45
Common Weaknesses
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
1080p @ 60fps
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
Coolpix B5007.4 fps
D34005 fps
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
921k dots

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Nikon Coolpix B500
Coolpix B500
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Nikon D3400
D3400
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