You don’t need to be a photographer to know a great photo when you see one. And you don’t need to be a photographer to take a great photo you just need the Nikon D3500. It’s as easy to use as a point-and-shoot, but it takes beautiful DSLR photos and videos that get noticed. It feels outstanding in your hands, sturdy and balanced with controls where you want them. Even if you’ve never picked up a DSLR camera, you can take beautiful pictures with a D3500.
If you can take a picture with your smartphone, you can take a great picture with the D3500. Auto mode delivers amazing results in nearly any situation. If you want to learn while you shoot, turn on Guide Mode, and follow simple on-screen guidance.
Less Thinking & More Shooting
The Nikon D3500 is fast, responsive, and simple to use. You won’t be stuck fussing with camera controls while a great moment passes you by. Just point, shoot and share amazing photo after photo.
Shoot Comfortably with Nikon D3500
The D3500 simply feels great in your hands. It’s lightweight and balanced, even with a telephoto lens attached. Each button and the dial is carefully placed for comfort and ease of use, and the menu system is simple and intuitive.
- Excellent image quality, among the best in class for a DX crop sensor
- Featuring 24.2Megapixel
- 1080p recording at 60p
- Comfortable grip and well-designed body – resulting in a much more enjoyable camera to use than its predecessors
- Few customizable buttons, and removal of Fn button, making it slow for advanced users to set properly
Our View on the Nikon D3500 DX-Format DSLR
Nikon D3500 is a very good camera, particularly if things like image quality, price, and weight are more important to you than having an advanced button layout and menu system. Certainly, most Nikon D3500 users will find the camera more than good enough to capture the photos they need.