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Advantages of the Nikon D3400

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Battery life
Significantly longer battery life
1200 shots vs 600 shots
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2x more shots per battery charge
Viewfinder size
Larger viewfinder
0.55x vs 0.54x
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Around 10% larger viewfinder
Built-in focus motor
Has a built-in focus motor
Yes vs No
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Autofocuses with all autofocus lenses
Weight
Lighter
395 g vs 480 g
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Around 20% lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$349.00 vs $457.50
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The best price we've seen is $109 cheaper (more than 20% less)
Size
Slightly smaller
124×98×76 mm vs 124×99×76 mm
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Nikon D5300

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Screen size
Much larger screen
3.2" vs 3"
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Around 10% larger screen
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
1,037k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Focus points
Significantly more focus points
39 vs 11
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Set focus accurately within the frame
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
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
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similarities

Compared to recent entry-level DSLRs

Common Strengths
Lens availability Many lenses available Help
230 lenses
Weight Light weight Help
D3400395 g
D5300480 g
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
D3400$349.00
D5300$457.50
Common Weaknesses
Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
95%
Viewfinder Both have pentamirror viewfinders Help
Pentamirror
Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
5 fps

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