Nikon has unveiled the new 24.2-megapixel Nikon D3500, a compact entry-level D-SLR. The D3500 features an updated CMOS image sensor and Nikon Expeed image processor.
The camera has an ergonomic and lightweight body and Nikon claims that the camera can capture approximately 1,550 shots on a single charge. The camera provides an ISO range of 100 to 25,600 along with an 11-point autofocus (AF) system. The D3500 also features built-in Effect modes to help entry-level users discover and express their personal creative vision.
The D3500 is capable of continuous shooting up to five frames-per-second and has Full HD 1080/60p video capability. Users can switch from shooting photos to video at the press of a button, allowing them to capture spur-of-the-moment memories. The in-camera Guide Mode gives new D-SLR users the tools they need to learn about their new camera’s capabilities and become better, more knowledgeable photographers.
Sharing photos with the ones you love is easier than ever with the Nikon D3500 and Nikon SnapBridge app. The D3500 uses Bluetooth to create an always-on connection between the camera and a compatible smart device, making it possible to seamlessly share 2MP images to social media as they are captured. Additionally, D3500 users will now be able to trigger their camera remotely via Bluetooth using SnapBridge. Nikon SnapBridge users can also access Nikon Image Space, a free online image sharing and storage service that preserves memories in the cloud.
The Nikon D3500 will be available in a two-lens kit option, including the AF-P DX Nikkor 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6G VR and AF-P DX Nikkor 70-300 mm f/4.5-6.3G ED, for a suggested retail price (SRP) of $849.95. A single-lens kit with the AF-P DX Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR will also be available for (SRP) of $499.95. The Indian price has not yet been announced.