Japanese optics and imaging products manufacturer, Nikon announced successor to entry-level D3300 in the form of D3400.

The newer version maintains most of the specifications as its older version and with more compact monocoque body.

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Nikon launched entry level DSLR D3400 with some new tweaks. | Image credit: Nikon

The company’s Snapbridge software is additional feature to the D3400, which uses Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) to pair with user’s smartphone or tablet and lets the camera to transfer images directly into their mobiles without using Wi-Fi.

The pairing process using Snapbridge software is simpler and easier but the speed will decrease drastically. Earlier Nikon’s D3300 is able to capture 700 images on full charge but now the new version claims a major boost in battery life with up to 1200 images capturing capability on a full charge.

The D3400 uses the same 24.2 megapixel CMOS sensors as in D3300 with no low pass filters and employs the same EXPEED 4 image processor. In addition it also features a 3-inch 921k dot LCD display which helps in viewing 170 degree angle.

Nikon announced two new telephoto lenses along with D3400. 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 new addition to the company’s wide range of telephoto lenses.

Both the telephoto lenses comes with 4.3x zoom lenses with an effective angles of view which are equivalent to the lens of a 35mm format and 105-450mm focal length in FX.

In Indian market Nikon D3400 selling will be seen in the last week of September and price is expected to be around Rs 35,000/-

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