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

Canon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6Nikon D3400Nikon D3400
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Image sensor formatAPS-CDX
Sensor size0.88 in0.93 in
Sensor photo detectors19.0 Mpx25.0 Mpx
Effective pixels18.0 Mpx24.0 Mpx
Image ratio w:h1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:93:2
Max resolution5184.0 px6000.0 px
Other resolutions3456x2304, 2592x1728, 1920x1080, 720x4804496x3000, 2992x2000
ProcessorDIGIC 4+Expeed 4

Image

Canon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6Nikon D3400Nikon D3400
ISO100, 6400100, 25600
ISO Autoyes
N/A
ISO minimum100100
ISO maximum1280025600
Boosted ISO maximum12800
N/A
Maximum image resolution5184.0 px6000.0 px
White balance presets612
White balance modesAuto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Shade, TungstenAuto, Cloudy, Direct sunlight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Shade
Custom white balanceyesyes
Supported image file formatsJPG, RAWJPEG XR, NEF, RAW
Photo effectsNeutralNeutral, Vivid
Image stabilizeryesyes
Image stabilization typeNoNo
Supported aspect ratios3:2
N/A
Uncompressed formatRAWRAW
AEB/HDR supportnono

Optics and focus

Canon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6Nikon D3400Nikon D3400
Lens mountCanon EF, Canon EF-SNikon F
Optical zoom1.6 x
N/A
Digital zoom3.0 x
N/A
Magnification (Crop factor)1.6 x1.5 x
Maximum aperture3.53.5
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)LampLamp
Focus adjustmentAuto/ManualAuto
Contrast autofocusnoyes
Contrast adjustmentyes
N/A
Brightness adjustmentyesyes
Autofocus in recording modeyesyes
Focal length multiplier1.6x1.5x
AutofocusAI Focus, One Shot Focus, Servo Auto FocusContrast Detection Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) lockyesyes
Manual focusyesyes
Auto Focus (AF) points selectionAuto, Manual
N/A
Auto Focus (AF) assist beamyes
N/A
Number of focus points911
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)911
Image stabiliserLens based onlyLens based only
Filter diameter2.28 in2.17 in
Phase detection autofocusyesyes
Number of AF points (contrast)
N/A
11

Screen and viewfinder

Canon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6Nikon D3400Nikon D3400
Screen size3.0 in2.95 in
Articulated LCDnono
Screen technologyLCD TFTLCD TFT
Display aspect ratio3:2
N/A
Screen dots920000921000
Touch screennono
Field of view100.0 %100.0 %
Live viewyesyes
ViewfinderElectronicElectronic, Optical
Viewfinder coverage95.0 %95.0 %
Viewfinder magnification0.8 x0.85 x
Dioptre correctionyes
N/A
Diopter adjustment (D-D)2.5 - 0.51.7 - 0.5
Eye relief0.83 in
N/A
Separate info displaynono
Flip-out screennono

Photography features

Canon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6Nikon D3400Nikon D3400
Shooting modesSceneAperture priority, Auto, Manual, Scene, Shutter priority
Camera shutter typeElectronicElectronic
Minimum shutter speed30.0 s30.0 s
Maximum shutter speed1.0 s1.0 s
Shutter priorityyesyes
Aperture priorityyesyes
Manual exposure modeyesyes
Exposure compensation plus55
Exposure compensation minus-5-5
Expousure compensation steps1/3, 1/21/3
Auto exposure lockyesyes
AE EV steps1/3, 1/2
N/A
Continuous shootingnoyes
Self-timer delay2, 102, 5, 10, 20
Histogramyesyes
AE frames3
N/A
WB BracketingYesNo
Subject / scene modesyesyes
Flash sync speed1/200s1/200s
Built-in flashyesyes
Flash range9.212
Flash modesAuto, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Manual, Redeye Reduction, Second-curtain SyncAuto
External flash connectionHot shoeHot shoe
External flashyesyes
Continuous drive3.0 fps5.0 fps
Scene modes
Close-up , Food, Night portrait, Portrait, Sports, Landscape
Portrait, Landscape
Self-timeryesyes
Metering modesMulti, Center-weighted, PartialMulti, Center-weighted, Spot AF-area
3D supportno
N/A
Manual settingsyesyes
Self-timer options2, 102, 5, 10, 20
Speed (JPEG)3.0 fps5.0 fps
Speed (RAW)3.0 fps5.0 fps
Flash metering system
N/A
i-TTL

Videography features

Canon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6Nikon D3400Nikon D3400
Maximum resolution1920.0 px1920.0 px
Video recordingyesyes
Recording resolutions640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 10801280 x 720, 1920 x 1080
HD typeFull HDFull HD
Supported video file formatsH.264, MOVH.264, MOV, MPEG-4
Analog signal format systemNTSC, PAL
N/A
Camera playbackMovie, Single image, Slide show, ThumbnailsHighlights, Movie, Slide show
Video recording limit29.59 min.
N/A
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1280x7201920x1080
Max frame rate (highest resolution)30.0 fps60.0 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)60.0 fps60.0 fps
Motion JPEG frame rate59.94 fps60.0 fps

Audio features

Canon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6Nikon D3400Nikon D3400
Built-in microphoneyesyes
Microphone typeMonoMono
Speaker typeMonoMono
Voice recordingyesyes
Audio systemStereo
N/A
Supported audio file formatsLPCMPCM

Design

Canon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6Nikon D3400Nikon D3400
Body typeSLRSLR
Body materialCarbon fiber, Fiberglass, PolycarbonatePlastic
Colour of productBlack, SilverBlack, Red
Anti-dust systemyesno
Environmentally sealednono

Dimensions

Canon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6Nikon D3400Nikon D3400
Weight15.52 oz15.7 oz
Width5.08 in4.88 in
Height3.99 in3.86 in
Depth3.06 in2.97 in

Storage

Canon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6Nikon D3400Nikon D3400
Compatible memory cardsSD, SDHC, SDXCSD, SDHC, SDXC
Memory slots11
Storage typesSD, SDHC, SDXCSD, SDHC, SDXC
Camera file systemDCF 2.0DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3

Power

Canon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6Nikon D3400Nikon D3400
Power source typeBatteryAC, Battery
Battery life (CIPA)5001200
Battery life (max)500.0 h
N/A
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion
Lithium-Ion
Battery level indicatoryes
N/A
Number of batteries supported1
N/A
AC adapter includedyes
N/A
Start-up time500.0 ms
N/A

Connectivity

Canon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6Nikon D3400Nikon D3400
HDMIyesyes
HDMI connector typeMiniMini
USB portyes
N/A
USB connector typeMicro-USB BMicro-USB
USB version2.02.0
Headphone portnono
Microphone portyesno
WirelessBuilt-InBuilt-In
Supported WiFi typesIEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
N/A
DC-in jackyesyes
Remote controlyesyes
Smartphone remote supportno
N/A
PictBridgeyesyes
NFCyesyes
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)yesno
Bluetoothnono
Firewirenono
Bluetooth version
N/A
4.1

Other features

Canon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6Nikon D3400Nikon D3400
GPSyesno
Orientation sensoryesyes
Languages supportMultiMulti
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
N/A
Timelapse recording
N/A
no
Tripod mounting supported
N/A
yes
Tripod thread
N/A
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