Nikon Coolpix P340 Review

Overall Score

57

Main Features

  • 12 MP 1/1.7 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 24-120 mm (5x) F1.8-5.6 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 6400 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 103 x 58 x 32 mm, 194g.
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  • Replaced: Coolpix P330

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Nikon Coolpix P340 Overview


First introduced in February, 2014, Nikon Coolpix P340 is a 12 MP Compact with a 1/1.7 (7.44 x 5.58 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor. Nikon replaced the older Nikon P330 with Coolpix P340. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Nikon P340 with Nikon P330


Nikon P340 comes with a 7.53 x 5.64 mm BSI-CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 9.41 mm (0.37").

- Full Frame
- Nikon Coolpix P340

Sensor resolution of Nikon P340 ~ 4009 x 2992 pixels.

Nikon P340 has Crop Factor: 4.6

The sensor has a surface area of 42.5 mm².

There are approximate 11,994,928 photosites (pixels) on this area.

Nikon P340 Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Nikon Coolpix P340 Nikon P340 2014 12MP 80 - 6400 194g 103 x 58 x 32mm
Nikon Coolpix P330 Nikon P330 2013 12MP 100 - 12800 200g 103 x 58 x 32mm
Nikon Coolpix P310 Nikon P310 2012 16MP 100 - 3200 194g 103 x 58 x 32mm
Nikon Coolpix P300 Nikon P300 2011 12MP 160 - 3200 189g 103 x 58 x 32mm

Proc and Cons of Nikon P340


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Coolpix P340 with competitors in small sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
921k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
24 mm Wide Angle Lens
Focus Bracketing
Optical Image Stabilization
RAW Support
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
1.8 Lens at Wide
194g Light Body
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Built-in Viewfinder
Slow Lens at Wide: F1.8
Low Battery Life: 220 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.6
Type Scores

Nikon Coolpix P340 has an Overall Score of 57/100 and ranked #86 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #361 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Nikon P340 Scores
Imaging score
43
Features score
58
Value for money score
72
Portability score
96
Overall score
57
Average Scores in Small Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
22
Features Score
34
Value For Money Score
53
Portability Score
96
Overall score
36

Physical Dimensions of Nikon P340


Nikon Coolpix P340 weighs 194g and has external dimensions of 103 x 58 x 32mm (4.06 x 2.28 x 1.26"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Compact cameras is 175g, Nikon P340 is 19 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Nikon P340
194g
Average weight
175g
Min weight
103g
Max weight
423g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Nikon P340
32mm
Average Thickness
26mm
Min Thickness
10mm
Max Thickness
60mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Coolpix P340 with the dimensions:

Nikon Coolpix P340

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Coolpix P340 Dimensions Coolpix P340
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 194 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 103 x 58 x 32 mm
Nikon Coolpix P330 Nikon P330 200 g 194 g 103 x 58 x 32 mm 103 x 58 x 32 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7800 Nikon P7800 399 g 194 g 119 x 78 x 50 mm 103 x 58 x 32 mm
Nikon Coolpix S9900 Nikon S9900 289 g 194 g 112 x 66 x 40 mm 103 x 58 x 32 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 Panasonic LF1 192 g 194 g 103 x 62 x 28 mm 103 x 58 x 32 mm
Fujifilm XQ1 Fujifilm XQ1 206 g 194 g 100 x 59 x 33 mm 103 x 58 x 32 mm
Canon PowerShot S200 Canon S200 181 g 194 g 100 x 59 x 26 mm 103 x 58 x 32 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 194 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 103 x 58 x 32 mm

Specifications of Nikon Coolpix P340


General
Brand Nikon
Model Coolpix P340
Announced February, 2014
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 2
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 921k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 6.50
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/1.7
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 7.53 x 5.64 mm
Sensor Area 42.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 12800
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 220 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model EN-EL12
Physical
Weight 194 g
Physical Dimensions 103 x 58 x 32 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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