Digital SLR photography with SnapBridge for connected content creators
Nikon Australia is proud to announce the launch of the D3400, an all-new entry-level DX-format DSLR with easy connectivity to smart devices. From outfit-of-the-day portraits to edgy street photography or one-of-a-kind culinary experiences, the new Nikon D3400 easily captures these visual contents for instant sharing to social platforms. .
Availability: Mid-September 2016 with the AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm kit lens
Designed for aspiring photographers and users accustomed to shooting with their smart devices, the D3400 is the first entry-level DSLR enabled with SnapBridge connectivity via a built-in Bluetooth® low energy technology that automatically transfers all photos1 taken with the camera to a smart device2 with a simple, one-time set-up. This eliminates the need to manually reconnect the camera to a smart device for each image transfer and connection is maintained even when the camera is turned off, making sharing of images easier than ever.
“With new and improved features such as an intuitive user interface, the D3400 is designed to give users greater freedom in image capture and video content creation,” said James Murray, Director of Sales & Marketing, Nikon Australia. “This entry-level DSLR is perfect for new photographers and connected users, offering consumers always-on connectivity for sharing images, in real-time across their social network of choice.”
D3400 Primary Features
- Indoor to outdoor, from day to night
Fuelling superior image quality for DSLR users new to the hobby, the D3400 incorporates a DX-format CMOS sensor which has expanded the camera’s ISO sensitivity to a maximum of 25600, translating into sharp images even in low-light with less shake. On a night out with friends or relaxing by a campfire, this aids in handheld shooting for the sharpest, candid and in-the-moment social snaps. For vloggers and video content makers, capture smooth Full HD footage in 1080/60p format for comfortable viewing and true-to-life quality. Backed by Nikon’s comprehensive ecosystem of NIKKOR DX-format interchangeable lenses, budding photographers have an extensive range of lenses and accessories to choose from as they sharpen their craft and experiment with different styles.
- Camera & smartphone: The perfect pairing
SnapBridge, powered by Bluetooth® Low Energy, turns photography into a social activity with an always-on connection between the camera and paired smart devices*2. With an increasing emphasis on freshness and timeliness of content, SnapBridge automatically syncs images to the user’s tablet or smartphone as they are captured. With both devices in constant connection, users no longer need to manually pair the devices each time to select and transfer images, enabling immediate and on-the-go sharing on social media. For today’s global nomads, the connectivity allows an automatic sync of location, time and date, ensuring that image data is always accurate and updated without hassle. Copyright, exposure, and other image information can also be embedded for any pictures transferred.
- Creative control at every step
For photographing the dynamic pulse of city life, experience capturing up to 16 shots in RAW format during continuous shooting at a speed of up to 5 frames per second. For users looking to experiment with various photography styles and editing, this combines the creative freedom of editing control with the precision of continuous shooting. Expanding the capabilities of shooting in RAW format allows budding photographers to further refine their photography experience and experiment with post-processing, while preserving the original file should they wish to start from scratch.
- An ideal starting companion
This new Nikon DSLR is an image creation tool that is both easy to use and a great introduction to photography with an intuitive and user-friendly interface. With a dedicated Guide Mode, and a suite of retouch and special effects options, photographers can easily capture and create based on their own aesthetic preferences in a few simple steps. For easy trimming of desired portions of an image, the new trim function during zoom playback is another handy tool that has been introduced.
- Boosted battery performance
Aiding users especially while travelling is a vastly improved battery life, capturing up to 1,200 shots*3 on a full charge, letting photographers shoot and share throughout the day.
- Stronger protection
Protecting the array of innovative technologies within the camera is a refreshed design and improved body construction inspired by Nikon’s most advanced DSLR, the D5 and D500. By incorporating a monocoque structure, the D3400 is both more compact and lighter than its predecessor, with smoother and more rounded edges for comfortable handling during shooting.
1 Images (JPEG) reduced to 2-megapixel equivalents can be transferred automatically. RAW/TIFF data and movie data cannot be transferred.
2 The SnapBridge app is available for compatible iPhone®, iPad® and/or iPod touch®, and for smart devices running the Android™ operating system. The app can be downloaded free of charge from Apple’s App Store® and GooglePlay™. The date of the release of the iOS version of the SnapBridge app from Apple’s App Store® will be announced on the SnapBridge microsite as soon as it is determined. SnapBridge can be used only with compatible cameras. The camera’s built-in Bluetooth® capability can only be used to connect the camera to a smart device running the SnapBridge app, and to take advantage of SnapBridge features.
3 Measured in accordance with CIPA standards, in single frame release mode for still images, and Bluetooth® is not in use.
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