Nikon D3500

Nikon D3500 Specs

Nikon D3500
Nikon D3500
Released29 Aug 2018
Sensor Resolution24Mp
Type of sensorAPS-C CMOS
ISO range100-25600
Body weight365g
Dimensions124 x 97 x 70 mm
Viewfinder typeOptical (pentamirror)
Screen3" Fixed
Max video resolution1920 x 1080
59
total score
48
imaging score
41
performance score
61
flexibility score
84
convenience score
Portrait

50

portrait rate
Landscape

49

landscape rate
Sport

54

sports rate
Street

67

street rate
Everyday

70

daily rate

advantagesAdvantages

  • The camera has autofocus for high-quality photos of moving subjects
  • The camera has an LSD display which is a very convenient parameter
  • Excellent action photo available
  • High battery shots count admits you to make photos during longer time without extra charge
  • Wi-Fi connection available

disadvantagesDisadvantages

  • Does not allow shooting in a wet environment

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Nikon D3500: concluding remerks and technical specifications

The Nikon D3500 is a DSLR camera launched on 08/29/2018.

Technically speaking, the Nikon D3500 ranks in the average of its category, scoring 57/100 overall. The Nikon D3500 weights 365 gr and spans 124 x 97 x 70 mm. This means that it is particularly light and small, indeed one of the most handy opitons within its category.

Going into details, whatever is the technical specification of interest, the Nikon D3500 behaves better than average in its category:

  • Image Quality (48/100, ranks in the category best 22%)
  • Speed Performance (41/100, ranks in the category best 40%)
  • Comfort (85/100, ranks in the category best 1%)
  • Versatility (62/100, ranks in the category best 49%)

However, the technical performance of your camera should be put in context. Indeed, depending on the type of photogrphy you are interested in, each individual camera feature can impact your pictures to a diffeerent extent. This is the reason way we developed the iCamRank. iCamRank has been designed to wieght all the individual technical specifications of each camera in the camerarace database, depending on the different shooting conditions. Thus, here is what we suggest, depending on the photography type you like most:

  • Portrait - Good (51/100, ranks in the best 26% of its category). Nikon D3500 works well for Portrait, however even better options are available.
  • Landscape - Good (48/100, ranks in the best 37% of its category). Nikon D3500 works well for Landscape, however even better options are available.
  • Sport - Good (54/100, ranks in the best 38% of its category). Nikon D3500 works well for Sport, however even better options are available.
  • Street - Great (68/100, ranks in the best 5% of its category). Nikon D3500 is perfect for Street, one of the best in this class.
  • Everyday - Great (69/100, ranks in the best 7% of its category). Nikon D3500 is perfect for everyday photography, one of the best in this class.

Last but not least, the price. You can find the Nikon D3500 sold on Amazon for a price comprised between 278.0 and 489.95 USD, which is in the average for this camera category.

Overall, we can easily say that Nikon D3500 is a great value for money. If this is the kind of camera you are looking for, you should definitely consider buying Nikon D3500.

Nikon D3500 Overall Specifications

Sensor

Type

CMOS

Size

APS-C

Dimensions

23.5 x 15.6 mm

Area

366.6 mm2

Resolution

24 Mp

Image Resolution

6000 x 4000

ISO Range

100 - 25600

Supports RAW

Yes

Lens

Has Manual Focus

Yes

Mount Type

Nikon F

Lens Count

287

Focal Length Multiplier

1.5

Screen

Type

Fixed

Size

3.0"

Resolution

921k dots

Live View

Yes

Touch Screen

No

Viewfinder

Type

Optical (pentamirror)

Resolution

n/a

Coverage

95

Magnification

0.56

Photography Features

Min Shutter Speed

30s

Max Shutter Speed

1/4000s

Continuous Shooting

5fps

Shutter Priority

Yes

Aperture Priority

Yes

Manual Exposure Mode

Yes

Exposure Compensation

Yes

Custom White Balance

Yes

Image Stabilization

No

Built-in Flash

Yes

Flash Range

7.0

Max Flash Sync

n/a

Flash Modes

Auto
Auto slow sync
Auto slow sync with red-eye reduction
Auto with red-eye reduction
Fill-flash
Off
Rear-curtain sync
Rear-curtain with slow sync
Red-eye reduction
Red-eye reduction with slow sync
Slow sync

External Flash

Yes

AE Bracketing

No

WB Bracketing

Yes

Dxo Scores

Overall Value

Color Depth

Dynamic Range

Low Light ISO

Exposure Modes

Multi-Segment

Yes

Average

No

Spot

Yes

Partial

No

AF-Area

No

Center Weighted

No

Autofocus

Touch

No

Continuous

Yes

Single

Yes

Tracking

Yes

Selective

Yes

Center

Yes

Multi Area

Yes

Live View

Yes

Face Detection

Yes

Contrast Detection

Yes

Phase Detection

Yes

Focus Points Count

11

Cross Focus Points Count

0

Video

Resolution

1920 x 1080 (60 50 30 25 24 fps) 1280 x 720 (60 50 fps) 640 x 424 (30 25 fps)

Max Resolution

1920x1080

Supported Formats

MPEG-4 H.264

Microphone Port

No

Headphone Port

No

Connectivity

Wireless

Built-in

HDMI

Yes

USB

USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)

Physical Features

Environmental Sealing

No

Water Proof

No

Dust Proof

No

Shock Proof

No

Crush Proof

No

Freeze Proof

No

Body Weight

365g

Physical Dimensions

124 x 97 x 70 mm

Battery Shots

1550

Type

Battery Pack

Model

EN-EL14a

Other Features

Timer

Yes (2, 5, 10, 20 secs (1-9 exposures))

Timelapse

No

Has GPS

No

Storage Type

SD SDHC SDXC

Slots

1

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