• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 26.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 40,000
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon D3500
  • Canon EOS RP
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Predecessor: Nikon D3400
D3400 vs D3500
 
Successor:    
General
Model Number: D3500 EOS RP
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: SLR Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $499.95 $2399.00
Street Price: $596.95 $999.33
Date Available: 2018-09-15 2019-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 21.7 oz (615 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
17.1 oz (485 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.9 x 3.8 x 2.7 in.
(124 x 97 x 70 mm)
5.2 x 3.3 x 2.8 in.
(133 x 85 x 70 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Canon
Effective Megapixels: 24.2 26.2
Sensor Format: APS-C 35mm
Sensor size: 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm) 861.6mm2 (35.90mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.92 microns 5.75 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
4496 x 3000 (13.5 MP, 3:2),
2992 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2)
6240 x 4160 (26.0 MP, 3:2),
4160 x 2768 (11.5 MP, 3:2),
3120 x 2080 (6.5 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
6240 x 3504 (21.9 MP, 16:9),
4160 x 2336 (9.7 MP, 16:9),
3120 x 1752 (5.5 MP, 16:9),
2400 x 1344 (3.2 MP, Other),
5536 x 4160 (23.0 MP, 4:3),
3680 x 2768 (10.2 MP, 4:3),
2768 x 2080 (5.8 MP, 4:3),
2112 x 1600 (3.4 MP, Other),
4160 x 4160 (17.3 MP, 1:1),
2768 x 2768 (7.7 MP, 1:1),
2080 x 2080 (4.3 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1600 (2.6 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (12-bit .NEF), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit .CR3 RAW, C-RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.1 5.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
3840x2160 (25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Monaural Linear PCM) MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: Linear PCM or AAC)
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon F Canon RF
Lens: Nikkor AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Canon RF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM; 18 elements in 14 groups, with UD and aspherical elements, Air Sphere, SWC and Fluorine coatings
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 83mm 24 - 105mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 24 - 105mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.06x 4.38x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - 38 (T); 7 diaphragm blades f/4 - f/22; 9-bladed aperture
Integrated ND Filter:
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 56 - 38 cm
22.0 - 15.0 in
 
Filter Thread: 55.0mm 77.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: OVF: Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 11-Area Phase Detection, 1 cross-type, 10 line-type; Contrast-detect AF in Live View mode Dual-Pixel CMOS AF: 4779 selectable AF points; Face+Tracking AF, Spot AF, 1-point AF, Expand AF Area, Zone AF; Touch and Drag AF; Eye-AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.85x mag., 18mm eyepoint, -1.7 to +0.5 diopter, Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen EVF: 2.36M dot OLED, 100% coverage, 0.70x magnification, 22mm eyepoint, -4 to +1 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a 2,360,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.57x 0.70x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.85x 0.70x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,040,000 dots (346,600 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom:   10.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 40000
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 25600 Auto, 100 - 40000 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, Expandable to L (50), H1 (51200) and H2 (102400)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Incandescent, Fluorescent (7 types), Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Preset Manual; all except Preset Manual with fine tuning Auto (Ambience priority/White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 420-segment 3D Color Matrix Metering II, Color Matrix Metering II, Center-weighted (75% given to 8 mm circle in center of frame), Spot (3.5mm/2.5%) Evaluative metering (AF point-linked), Partial (approx. 5.5% of the area at the center of the screen), Center-weighted, Spot (approx. 2.7% of the area at the center of the screen)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close up, Night portrait; Special Effects: Night Vision, Super Vivid, Pop, Photo Illustration, Toy Camera, Miniature, Selective Color, Silhouette, High Key, Low Key Scene Intelligent Auto, Flexible Priority, Scene (Portrait, Group Photo, Landscape, Sports, Kids, Panning, Close-up, Food, Candlelight, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control), Focus Stacking, 3 Custom User Settings
Self Timer: 2s, 5s, 10s, 20s; 1 to 9 exposures seconds 10s, 2s, 2-10 shots after 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with redeye reduction, fill-flash, red-eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync with red-eye reduction, rear-curtain with slow sync, rear-curtain sync, off; Advanced Wireless Lighting supported with SB-910, SB-900, SB-800 as master E-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered Manual, FE Lock
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 7.0 m / 23.0 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent; Approx. 22/7, 26/8 with manual flash (ft/m, ISO 100, 68F/20C) n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: ISO hot shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-II
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (12-bit .NEF), RAW+JPEG 14-bit .CR3 RAW, C-RAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Monaural Linear PCM) MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: Linear PCM or AAC)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: Yes Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Bluetooth Optional wired, Bluetooth or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Type-C Mini HDMI with CEC, USB 2.0 Mini (Type-C) HDMI, Type-C USB 2.0, Remote Jack, 3.5mm Stereo Mic and Headphone Jacks
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.45 <0.3
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.51 0.34
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.1 5.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 100 Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.1 5.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 13 Unlimited
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.1 5.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 6 130
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.21 seconds 0.22 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.262 seconds  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.109 seconds 0.174 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.27 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.080 seconds 0.055 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 0.4 seconds 1.1 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.3 seconds 0.6 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 1.2 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   250 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 1550 shots 210 shots
Battery Life, Video: 75 minutes  
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL14a Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL14a Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: ViewNX-i, ViewNX-Movie Editor, Capture NX-D, Nikon Transfer 2, Picture Control Utility 2 downloads  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: