The D3500’s large 24.2 MP DX-format (cropped) sensor captures richly detailed photos and Full HD movies—even when you shoot in low light. Combined with the rendering power of NIKKOR lenses, you can start creating artistic portraits with smooth background blur, with ease.
From first light to last dance
Capture it all. 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.
More to love
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.
Dive into 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.
Crafted to enjoy
The strength of the precision-engineered metal lens mount means you can change lenses again and again, without worrying about wear and tear. From telephoto zoom lenses to wide-angle primes, once you start exploring the beauty of different NIKKOR lenses, you won’t want to stop.
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.
Always your best shot
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.
Make it special
For moments that deserve a little extra, 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.
Too good not to share
Why wait? 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.
AF-P DX 18–55mm VR
A versatile zoom lens for great everyday photography. The lens focuses quickly and smoothly, with virtually no drive noise. Nikon’s impressive Vibration Reduction keeps images sharp even in low-light situations