Nikon’s D3500 cuts bulk and price while boosting battery life
This entry level DSLR will cost $499.95.
On the heels of Nikon’s big full-frame mirrorless announcement, the company announced that a brand new entry level DSLR is on its way—essentially reconfirming Nikon’s commitment to its DSLR users. The D3500 replaces the D3400 and is cheaper, lighter and can shoot 1,550 frames on a single battery charge.
Here’s what we know about it:
- Updated CMOS image sensor
- Updated Nikon EXPEED image processor
- ISO range of 100-25,600
- 11-point autofocus system
- Continuous shooting up to five frames-per-second
- Shoots full HD 1080/60p video
- Utilizes Bluetooth2
- Updated ergonomic design
- Bundled with a AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR for $499.95
- Bundled with a AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR and a AF-P DX NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3G ED for $849.95
- Available in September
The new camera is designed with new photographers in mind and comes with a number of built-in Effect Modes and a feature called in-camera Guide Mode, which offers shooters info about their camera’s capabilities.