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Canon EOS Rebel T6 vs Nikon D3400

5.08 in
3.99 in
Canon EOS Rebel T6 Digital Camera
Canon EOS Rebel T6
4.88 in
3.86 in
Nikon D3400 Digital Camera
Nikon D3400
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Full Comparison

Sensor

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Sensor type
CMOS
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CMOS
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Image sensor format
APS-C
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DX
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Sensor size
0.88 in
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0.93 in
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Sensor photo detectors
19.0 Mpx
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25.0 Mpx
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Effective pixels
18.0 Mpx
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24.0 Mpx
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Image ratio w:h
  • 1:1
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
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3:2
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Max resolution
  • 5184
  • 3456
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  • 6000
  • 4000
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Other resolutions
  • 3456x2304
  • 2592x1728
  • 1920x1080
  • 720x480
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  • 4496x3000
  • 2992x2000
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Processor
DIGIC 4+
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Expeed 4
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Image

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ISO
  • 100
  • 6400
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  • 100
  • 25600
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ISO Auto
yes
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N/A
ISO minimum
100
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100
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ISO maximum
12800
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25600
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Boosted ISO maximum
12800
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N/A
Maximum image resolution
  • 5184
  • 3456
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  • 6000
  • 4000
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White balance presets
6
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12
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White balance modes
  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Custom modes
  • Daylight
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent
  • Shade
  • Tungsten
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  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Direct sunlight
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent
  • Incandescent
  • Shade
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Custom white balance
yes
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yes
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Supported image file formats
  • JPG
  • RAW
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  • JPEG XR
  • NEF
  • RAW
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Photo effects
Neutral
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  • Neutral
  • Vivid
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Image stabilizer
yes
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yes
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Image stabilization type
No
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No
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Supported aspect ratios
3:2
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N/A
Uncompressed format
RAW
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RAW
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AEB/HDR support
no
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no
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Optics and focus

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Lens mount
  • Canon EF
  • Canon EF-S
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Nikon F
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Optical zoom
1.6 x
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N/A
Digital zoom
3.0 x
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N/A
Magnification (Crop factor)
1.6 x
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1.5 x
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Maximum aperture
3.5
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3.5
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AF assist (auto-focus assist light)
Lamp
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Lamp
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Focus adjustment
Auto/Manual
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Auto
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Contrast autofocus
no
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yes
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Contrast adjustment
yes
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N/A
Brightness adjustment
yes
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yes
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Autofocus in recording mode
yes
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yes
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Focal length multiplier
1.6x
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1.5x
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Autofocus
  • AI Focus
  • One Shot Focus
  • Servo Auto Focus
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Contrast Detection Auto Focus
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Auto Focus (AF) lock
yes
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yes
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Manual focus
yes
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yes
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Auto Focus (AF) points selection
  • Auto
  • Manual
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N/A
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
yes
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N/A
Number of focus points
9
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11
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Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)
9
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11
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Image stabiliser
Lens based only
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Lens based only
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Filter diameter
2.28 in
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2.17 in
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Phase detection autofocus
yes
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yes
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Number of AF points (contrast)
N/A
11
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Screen and viewfinder

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Screen size
3.0 in
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2.95 in
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Articulated LCD
no
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no
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Screen technology
LCD TFT
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LCD TFT
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Display aspect ratio
3:2
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N/A
Screen dots
920000
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921000
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Touch screen
no
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no
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Field of view
100.0 %
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100.0 %
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Live view
yes
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yes
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Viewfinder
Electronic
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  • Electronic
  • Optical
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Viewfinder coverage
95.0 %
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95.0 %
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Viewfinder magnification
0.8 x
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0.85 x
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Dioptre correction
yes
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N/A
Diopter adjustment (D-D)
2.5 - 0.5
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1.7 - 0.5
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Eye relief
0.83 in
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N/A
Separate info display
no
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no
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Flip-out screen
no
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no
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Photography features

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Shooting modes
Scene
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  • Aperture priority
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Scene
  • Shutter priority
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Camera shutter type
Electronic
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Electronic
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Minimum shutter speed
30.0 s
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30.0 s
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Maximum shutter speed
1.0 s
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1.0 s
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Shutter priority
yes
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yes
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Aperture priority
yes
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yes
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Manual exposure mode
yes
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yes
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Exposure compensation plus
5
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5
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Exposure compensation minus
-5
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-5
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Expousure compensation steps
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
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1/3
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Auto exposure lock
yes
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yes
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AE EV steps
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
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N/A
Continuous shooting
no
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yes
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Self-timer delay
  • 2
  • 10
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  • 2
  • 5
  • 10
  • 20
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Histogram
yes
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yes
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AE frames
3
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N/A
WB Bracketing
Yes
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No
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Subject / scene modes
yes
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yes
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Flash sync speed
1/200s
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1/200s
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Built-in flash
yes
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yes
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Flash range
9.2
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12
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Flash modes
  • Auto
  • Flash OFF
  • Flash ON
  • Manual
  • Redeye Reduction
  • Second-curtain Sync
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Auto
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External flash connection
Hot shoe
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Hot shoe
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External flash
yes
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yes
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Continuous drive
3.0 fps
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5.0 fps
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Scene modes
  • Close-up
  • Food
  • Night portrait
  • Portrait
  • Sports
  • Landscape
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  • Portrait
  • Landscape
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Self-timer
yes
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yes
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Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Partial
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  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot AF-area
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3D support
no
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N/A
Manual settings
yes
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yes
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Self-timer options
  • 2
  • 10
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  • 2
  • 5
  • 10
  • 20
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Speed (JPEG)
3.0 fps
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5.0 fps
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Speed (RAW)
3.0 fps
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5.0 fps
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Flash metering system
N/A
i-TTL
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Videography features

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Maximum resolution
  • 1920
  • 1080
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  • 1920
  • 1080
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Video recording
yes
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yes
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Recording resolutions
  • 640 x 480
  • 1280 x 720
  • 1920 x 1080
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  • 1280 x 720
  • 1920 x 1080
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HD type
Full HD
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Full HD
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Supported video file formats
  • H.264
  • MOV
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  • H.264
  • MOV
  • MPEG-4
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Analog signal format system
  • NTSC
  • PAL
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N/A
Camera playback
  • Movie
  • Single image
  • Slide show
  • Thumbnails
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  • Highlights
  • Movie
  • Slide show
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Video recording limit
29.59 min.
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N/A
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
  • 1280
  • 720
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  • 1920
  • 1080
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Max frame rate (highest resolution)
30.0 fps
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60.0 fps
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Max frame rate (regardless of res.)
60.0 fps
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60.0 fps
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Motion JPEG frame rate
59.94 fps
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60.0 fps
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Audio features

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Built-in microphone
yes
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yes
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Microphone type
Mono
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Mono
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Speaker type
Mono
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Mono
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Voice recording
yes
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yes
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Audio system
Stereo
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N/A
Supported audio file formats
LPCM
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PCM
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Design

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Body type
SLR
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SLR
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Body material
  • Carbon fiber
  • Fiberglass
  • Polycarbonate
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Plastic
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Colour of product
  • Black
  • Silver
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  • Black
  • Red
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Anti-dust system
yes
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no
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Environmentally sealed
no
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no
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Dimensions

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Weight
15.52 oz
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15.7 oz
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Width
5.08 in
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4.88 in
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Height
3.99 in
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3.86 in
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Depth
3.06 in
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2.97 in
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Storage

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Compatible memory cards
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
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  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
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Memory slots
1
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1
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Storage types
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
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  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
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Camera file system
DCF 2.0
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  • DCF 2.0
  • Exif 2.3
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Power

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Power source type
Battery
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  • AC
  • Battery
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Battery life (CIPA)
500
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1200
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Battery life (max)
500.0 h
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N/A
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion
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Lithium-Ion
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Battery level indicator
yes
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N/A
Number of batteries supported
1
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N/A
AC adapter included
yes
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N/A
Start-up time
500.0 ms
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N/A

Connectivity

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HDMI
yes
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yes
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HDMI connector type
Mini
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Mini
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USB port
yes
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N/A
USB connector type
Micro-USB B
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Micro-USB
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USB version
2.0
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2.0
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Headphone port
no
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no
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Microphone port
yes
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no
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Wireless
Built-In
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Built-In
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Supported WiFi types
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n
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N/A
DC-in jack
yes
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yes
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Remote control
yes
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yes
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Smartphone remote support
no
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N/A
PictBridge
yes
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yes
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NFC
yes
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yes
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Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yes
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no
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Bluetooth
no
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no
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Firewire
no
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no
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Bluetooth version
N/A
4.1
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Other features

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GPS
yes
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no
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Orientation sensor
yes
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yes
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Languages support
Multi
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Multi
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On Screen Display (OSD) languages
  • ARA
  • CHI
  • CHI
  • CZE
  • DAN
  • DEU
  • DUT
  • ENG
  • ESP
  • FIN
  • FRE
  • GRE
  • HUN
  • ITA
  • JPN
  • KOR
  • NOR
  • POL
  • POR
  • RUM
  • RUS
  • SWE
  • THA
  • TUR
  • UKR
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N/A
Timelapse recording
N/A
no
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Tripod mounting supported
N/A
yes
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Tripod thread
N/A
1.0 in
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