canon-sx400 Canon PowerShot SX400
Canon PowerShot SX400 VS. Nikon Coolpix L340
nikon-coolpix-l340 Nikon Coolpix L340

Canon PowerShot SX400 vs. Nikon Coolpix L340

September 13, 2019
                         
Bottom line: Which one is better?

In this review of Canon SX400 vs Nikon L340, Canon PowerShot SX400 is better as it has a longer flash range, has 3.2 shot continuous shot burst mode, better bin camera editing, is lighter, narrower and slimmer, has Type 2.0, 480 MB USB connectivity, has rechargeable battery, better optical zoom and focal length, better resolution and fps.

DESIGN

Dimensions; Canon PowerShot SX400 is 104.4 x 69.1 x 80.1 mm whereas Nikon L340 is 111.1 x 76.3 x 83.3 mm

Weight; Canon PowerShot SX400 is 297g whereas Nikon L340 is 430g

Bottom Line design
Canon PowerShot SX400 is better.
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LENS

Focal length; Canon PowerShot SX400 has 4.3-129mm whereas Nikon L340 has 4-112mm

Optical zoom; Canon PowerShot SX400 has 30 x whereas Nikon L340 has 28 x

Lens type; both camera have zoom.

Aperture range; Canon PowerShot SX400 has f/h3.4-f/5.8 while Nikon L340 has f/3.1-f/5.9

Lens cover; Canon PowerShot SX400 has lens cap, lens Hood whereas Nikon L340 has lens cap LC-CP25 (with cord).

Video resolution; Canon PowerShot SX400 has 1280x720px (720p HD), 640x480px (VGA)

Video fps; Canon PowerShot SX400 has 720p Frame rate: 25VGA, Frame rate: 30

Bottom Line lens
Canon PowerShot SX400 is better.
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BATTERY

Type; Canon PowerShot SX400 has Li-ion whereas Nikon L340 has AA

Battery; Canon PowerShot SX400 is rechargeable (proprietary) whereas Nikon L340 is AA standard 960 shots LR6/LR6/L40.

No of shots; Canon PowerShot SX400 has 190 while Nikon L340 has 960.

Model; Canon PowerShot SX400 is NB-11H whereas Nikon L340 is LR6/L40.

Bottom Line battery
Nikon L340 is better.
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PERFORMANCE

Display type; both cameras have LCD.

Display resolution; Canon PowerShot SX400 has 230000 dots while Nikon L340 has 460000 dots.

No of support languages; Canon PowerShot SX400 has 31 while Nikon L340 has 36

Display size; both cameras are 3”.

Brightness adjustment; both cameras have 5 levels.

Storage file system; Canon PowerShot SX400 has DCF, DPOF and EXIF while Nikon L340 has DCF and EXIF.

Bottom Line performance
Nikon L340 is better.
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CONNECTIVITY

USB; Canon PowerShot SX400 has Type 2.0, 480MB

Pictbridge; both cameras have pictbridge.

Bottom Line connectivity
Canon PowerShot SX400 is better.
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KEY FEATURES

White balance; Canon PowerShot SX400 has auto, cloudy, custom, daylight, fluorescent and Tungsten while Nikon L340 has auto.

Auto focus; both cameras have contrast detection.

Shutter speed; Canon PowerShot SX400 has 1/16000-15 sec while Nikon L340 has 1/1500-1 sec.

In camera editing; Canon PowerShot SX400 has in camera editing.

Drive mode; both cameras have drive modes.

Scene modes; Canon PowerShot SX400 has close-up (macro) and portrait whereas Nikon L340 has fireworks.

Burst mode; Canon PowerShot SX400 has burst mode.

Self-timer; both cameras have self-timers.

Microphone; Canon PowerShot SX400 has a microphone.

Image stabilization; both cameras have optical image stabilization.

Bottom Line key features
Canon PowerShot SX400 is better.
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Conclusion

Canon PowerShot SX400 is a better camera in this review as it has superior features than Nikon L340.

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