Nikon P340 Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix P340 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor:  
Successor:  
General
Model Number: P340
Camera Format: Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured:
Retail Price: $379.95
Street Price: $349.78
Date Available: 2014-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 6.8 oz (194 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.1 x 2.3 x 1.3 in.
(103 x 58 x 32 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 12.2
Sensor Format: 1/1.7 inch
Sensor size: 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.90 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
3984 x 2656 (10.6 MP, 3:2),
3968 x 2232 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
3000 x 3000 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 12-bit RAW (.NRW), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p/60i/50i)
1280x720 (30p/25p)
960x540 (30p/25p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: LPCM stereo)
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens: Zoom-Nikkor ED VR; 7 elements in 6 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 120 mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x
Aperture Range: f/1.8 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - ??; Electronically-controlled 7-blade iris diaphragm
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 2 cm to Infinity
0.8 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x; up to 2x Dynamic Fine Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect: Target Finding AF, Face priority, Spot, Normal, Wide, Subject tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 80
ISO Settings: Auto, ISO 80 to 3200; ISO 6400, Hi 1 (equivalent to ISO 12,800) (available when using P, S, A, or M mode); Hi 2 (equivalent to ISO 25,600) (available when using High ISO monochrome in special effects mode)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto 1, Auto 2, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset manual
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Matrix, Center-Weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Backlighting, Beach, Black and White Copy, Close-up, Dusk/Dawn, Easy Panorama, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Museum, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Scene Auto Selector, Snow, Sports, Sunset
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: [W]: 0.5 to 6.5m (1ft. 8 in. to 21 ft.) [T]: 0.5 to 2.5m (1ft. 8 in. to 8 ft. 2 in.)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW (.NRW), RAW+JPEG
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: LPCM stereo)
Included Memory: 56.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC:
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,Ethernet,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control:
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): Micro (Type D) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):  
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 10
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):  
Shutter Lag (prefocused):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Flash cycle time, full power (seconds): 0.0
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL12
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL12 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 220
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in black.

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