• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon P310 advantages over Nikon P340

  • Less expensive
    $330 vs $380 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • More pixels
    16.1 vs 12.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos

Nikon P340 advantages over Nikon P310

  • Larger sensor
    1/1.7 inch vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.90 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • More telephoto lens reach
    120 mm vs 100 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Newer
    5 years vs 7 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 7.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    10 vs 5 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Nikon P300

Nikon P310
Nikon P300
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
Nikon P340
Nikon P300
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive

Compared to Fujifilm XF1

Nikon P310
Fujifilm XF1
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • More pixels
  • $350
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Nikon P340
Fujifilm XF1
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $350
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Olympus XZ-10

Nikon P310
Olympus XZ-10
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More pixels
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Touchscreen
Nikon P340
Olympus XZ-10
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Hot shoe

Compared to Nikon P330

Nikon P310
Nikon P330
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More pixels
  • $380
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Nikon P340
Nikon P330
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $380
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Canon N100

Nikon P310
Canon N100
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lighter weight
  • More pixels
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Nikon P340
Canon N100
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • RAW file ability
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
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