Nikon has launched their latest entry-level DSLR, the Nikon D3500, today in India. The camera is the successor to the D3400 that was launched back in August of 2016. The internals on the camera remains unchanged from the D3400, while the exterior has been changed. The company had earlier launched their flagship Full Frame mirrorless cameras, the Nikon Z7 and the Z6.
The Nikon D3500 retains the 24.2 MP CMOS sensor from its predecessor and has an ISO range of 100 – 25600. To make it comfortable and convenient to hold the camera has a slightly smaller body with a deeper grip than the D3400.
The Nikon D3500 can record videos at a maximum resolution of 1080 60 fps. It has a 3.0-inch 921k dot VGA LCD display as well as an 18mm Optical View Finder OVF.
The Nikon D3500 has Bluetooth support for efficiently transferring the photos and videos to your other Bluetooth Enabled devices. With the help of the SnapBridge Application and Bluetooth, your media can be transferred to the destination device wirelessly.
On the latest launch, Mr. Sajjan Kumar, MD Nikon India, said,
“Photography has always been the treasured way of capturing memories. Consumers are constantly on the lookout for innovative and easy to operate products that help them shoot the dearest moments of their life. In this fast booming photography industry, Nikon is pleased to introduce the D3500 that assures premium quality with every click.”
The Nikon D3500 can take up to 1,500 shots on a single charge which is a whole 300 shots more than what the D3400 could do. The camera body only weighs 365 gms, while the body along with the battery and memory card.
Pricing and Availability of Nikon D3500
The Nikon D3500 is priced at USD 499.95 (INR 35,488) for the body plus 18-55mm VR kit lens, while the body plus 18-55mm & 70-300 kit lens would cost you USD 849 (INR 60,266). The company has announced that the camera will be available globally, starting on September 20.