The Nikon D3500 is an entry-level DSLR with a 24.2 megapixel DX-format sensor. The new deep grip design on the D3500 fits comfortably in your hand for easy operation. Record images and Full HD videos in low light with the camera's wide ISO light-sensitivity range. The fast autofocus lets you capture images images at up to 5 frames per second.
DSLR image quality
The D3500’s large 24.2 MP DX-format sensor captures richly detailed photos and Full HD movies—even when you shoot in low light. Combined with the rendering power of your NIKKOR lens, you can start creating artistic portraits with smooth background blur.
From the magic of midnight to the colours of a new day. With an ISO light-sensitivity range of 100–25600, your photos and videos will shine in any light.
The camera’s razor-sharp autofocus system will keep subjects in perfect focus, while a swift 5 fps lets you capture five beautiful images for every second. Whether you’re zooming in on a tender look or going wide to capture the kids in action—the moment is yours.
Full HD movies
Capturing perfect images is only half the fun. With the D3500 in your hands, you can record smooth, finely detailed Full HD movies at frame rates of up to 60p. Thanks to the camera’s wide ISO light-sensitivity range, you can easily film under overcast skies or at night.
Built to hold
The D3500’s deep grip just begs to be held. This camera immediately feels comfortable in your hand, and composing shots feels steady. Spacious button placement makes operation easy and the long battery life will keep you shooting from dawn until dusk. And beyond.
Metal Lens Mount
The strength of the precision-engineered metal lens mount means you can change lenses again and again, without worrying about wear and tear.
Get your best shot
Do more. Use Auto mode to easily create perfect DSLR-quality images. Or take your images a step further with Guide Mode. The ultimate assist, Guide Mode shows you exactly how to adjust the camera’s settings to capture amazing photos and movies the way you want.
You can apply a range of in-camera creative effects to photos and movies before you shoot. Or tweak the look of your photos after shooting. The large high-resolution 921k-dot LCD monitor lets you compose and review shots in perfect clarity.
Share you images
The SnapBridge app for iOS and Android enables an always-on connection between your camera and your smartphone/tablet. Make a splash with your DSLR-quality images, shared in the moment.