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Nikon D3500 Black Digital SLR Camera With 18-55mm VR Lens Kit - 1590

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Nikon D3500 Black Digital SLR Camera With 18-55mm VR Lens Kit - D3500BLK

Features:

  • Beautiful pictures for all
    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 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. It's compact, durable and versatile, ideal for travel. And it works seamlessly with compatible smartphones, making it easier than ever to share your great photos. Even if you've never picked up a DSLR camera, you can take beautiful pictures with D3500
  • Easy. Portable. Amazing.
    Take more memorable images. The photos you take with the D3500 capture more than the moment—they capture the feeling of the moment, a feeling that can be shared immediately with your friends and family and then relived for a lifetime
    • Newbies welcome
      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 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
  • Feels great. Goes anywhere.
    • Shoot comfortably
      The D3500 simply feels great in your hands. It's lightweight and balanced, even with a telephoto lens attached. Each button and dial is carefully placed for comfort and ease of use, and the menu system is simple and intuitive
    • The day tripper
      Small enough to be discrete, durable enough to withstand rough conditions; the camera is also available with two oustanding travel lenses, you'll never want to leave home without the D3500
  • Smartphone and camera in harmony
    • Your camera's bridge to your world
      Download Nikon's free SnapBridge app and your D3500 photos will appear right on a compatible smartphone or tablet* for posting to your favorite sites, sharing with friends and family or just as backups. You can even use the smartphone or tablet to remotely trigger the D3500 to take pictures
  • Share photos that tell stories
    • The difference is in the details
      The image sensor in the D3500 is approximately 15 times larger than those used in typical smartphones. That means much sharper, clearer photos with richer details—photos that immediately grab attention and get likes
    • Colors that pop in any light
      Inside every DSLR is a specialized computer that fine-tunes the settings for each shot. Nikon's renowned EXPEED image processing system is built upon a rich history of imaging know-how, and it helps the D3500 take beautifully vibrant photos and videos in nearly any condition
  • Videos at the touch of a button
    Recording beautiful video with the D3500 is as easy as shooting photos. Just flip the Live View lever and press the record button. You'll be capturing the sights and sounds in awesome 1080/60p Full HD video with stereo sound. Use your lens' zoom capability to shoot wide angle videos or tight close-ups
    • Picture after amazing picture
      Some of the best moments only last a split second. Press and hold the shutter button on the D3500 and capture up to 5 frames per second at full resolution with tack-sharp focus, ensuring you land the shot that matters
    • Fast, accurate focusing
      Unlike typical smartphones, fast-moving subjects are no problem for the D3500. 11 autofocus points are spread across the frame, and fulltime AF locks onto your subject and keeps it in focus while you capture amazing shot after shot
  • Superb NIKKOR lenses; the eyes of the D3500
    • Twice the fun
      The D3500 Two Lens Kit includes two matched lenses to help you cover all the angles. The AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR lens is great for portraits, landscapes, videos and other wide perspective shots. The AF-P DX NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3G ED is a versatile telephoto zoom lens that's great for sports, concerts, nature and more
    • Endless possibilities
      Every Nikon DSLR lens offers a fun new perspective. Discover new worlds with an extreme close-up macro lens. Give your backgrounds a dreamy out of focus effect with a fast prime lens. Capture the whole scene with an ultra-wide-angle zoom lens. The possibilities are endless

Specification:

Type

  • Type: Single-lens reflex digital camera
  • Lens Mount: Nikon F bayonet mount

Image Sensor

  • Picture Angle: Nikon DX format; focal length in 35 mm [135] format equivalent to approx. 1.5x that of lenses with FX format angle of view
  • Effective Pixels: 24.2 million
  • Sensor Size: 23.5 mm x 15.6 mm
  • Image Sensor Format: DX
  • Image Sensor Type: CMOS
  • Total Pixels: 24.78 million
  • Dust-reduction system: Image Dust Off reference data (optional Capture NX-D software required)
  • Dust-Off Reference Photo: Yes
  • Image Area (pixels)
    • DX-format
    • (L) 6,000 x 4,000
    • (M) 4,496 x 3,000
    • (S) 2,992 x 2,000

File System

  • File Format Still Images
    • Compressed 12-bit NEF (RAW)
    • JPEG: JPEG-Baseline Compliant with Fine (approx 1:4), Normal (approx 1:8) or Basic (approx 1:16) Compression
    • NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single Photograph Recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG Formats
  • Storage Media
    • SD
    • SDHC
    • SDXC
  • Card Slot: 1 Secure Digital (SD)
  • File System
    • Compliant with DCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0
    • EXIF 2.3 (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras)
    • PictBridge

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder: Eye-level Pentamirror Single-Lens Reflex viewfinder
  • Viewfinder Frame Coverage
    • 95% Horizontal
    • 95% Vertical (Approx.)
  • Viewfinder Magnification: 0.85x (Approx.)
  • Viewfinder Eyepoint: 18mm (-1.0m¯¹)
  • Viewfinder Diopter Adjustment: -1.7 to +0.5m¯¹
  • Focusing Screen: Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen
  • Reflex Mirror: Quick-return type

Lens

  • Lens Aperture
    • Instant-return type
    • Electronically controlled
  • Lens Compatibility at a Glance***: Autofocus is available with AF-P and type E and G AF-S lenses
  • Compatible Lenses
    • This camera supports autofocus with AF-P and type E and G AF-S lenses only
    • AF NIKKOR for F3AF not supported
    • AI-P NIKKOR: All Functions supported except autofocus and 3D Color Matrix Metering II
    • Electronic rangefinder can be used if Maximum Aperture is f/5.6 or faster
    • IX NIKKOR lenses cannot be used
    • Non-CPU: Autofocus not supported. Can be used in mode M, but exposure meter does not function
    • Other AF NIKKOR: All Functions Supported Except 3D Color Matrix Metering II
    • Type D PC NIKKOR: All Functions Supported Except Autofocus and some Shooting Modes
    • Type G or D AF NIKKOR not equipped with an autofocus motor: all functions supported except autofocus

Shutter

  • Shutter Type: Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane
  • Shutter Speed: 1/4000 to 30 sec.
  • Fastest Shutter Speed: 1/4000 sec.
  • Slowest Shutter Speed: 30 sec.
  • Flash Sync Speed: Up to 1/200 sec.
  • Shutter Release Modes
    • Continuous
    • Quiet Shutter Release
    • Self-timer Mode
    • Single-frame [S] mode
  • Frame Advance Rate: Up to 5 fps (manual focus, mode M or S, shutter speed 1/250 sec or faster, and other settings at default values)
  • Top Continuous Shooting Speed at full resolution: 5 frames per second
  • Self-timer
    • 2, 5, 10, 20 sec.; 1 to 9 exposures
      • Timer duration electronically controlled

Exposure

  • Exposure Metering System: TTL exposure metering using 420-pixel RGB sensor
  • Metering Method
    • Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 8 mm circle in center of frame
    • Matrix metering: 3D color matrix metering II (type E and G lenses)
    • Spot: Meters 3.5 mm circle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point
  • Metering Range
    • 0 to 20 EV (Matrix or center-weighted metering at ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens, at 20°C/68°F)
    • 2 to 20 EV (Spot metering at ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens at 20°C/68°F)
  • Exposure Meter Coupling: CPU
  • Exposure Modes
    • Aperture-Priority (A)
    • Auto
    • Auto (flash off)
    • Manual (M)
    • Programmed Auto with flexible Program (P)
    • Shutter-Priority Auto (S)
  • Scene Modes
    • Auto
    • Auto [Flash Off]
    • Child
    • Close-up
    • Landscape
    • Night Portrait
    • Portrait
    • Sports
    • Special Effects Modes (night vision; super vivid; pop; photo illustration; toy camera effect; miniature effect; selective color; silhouette; high key; low key)
  • Exposure Compensation: ±5 EV in increments of 1/3 EV in P, S, A, M, Scene, and Night Vision modes
  • Exposure Lock: Luminosity locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
  • Picture Control
    • Flat
    • Landscape
    • Monochrome
    • Neutral
    • Portrait
    • Selected Picture Control can be Modified
    • Standard
    • Vivid

Sensitivity

  • ISO Sensitivity: ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Lowest Standard ISO Sensitivity: 100
  • Highest Standard ISO Sensitivity: 25,600
  • High ISO Noise Reduction
    • Low
    • Normal
    • High
    • Off
  • Active D-Lighting
    • On
    • Off

Focus/Autofocus

  • Single-point AF Mode: Yes
  • Dynamic AF Mode: Number of AF points: 11 (3D-tracking)
  • Auto-area AF Mode: Yes
  • Autofocus System: Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection
  • Detection Range: -1 to 19 EV (ISO 100, 68°F/20°C)
  • Lens Servo
    • Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); Continuous-servo AF (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A); predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status
    • Manual focus (MF): Electronic rangefinder can be used
  • Focus Point: Can be selected from 11 focus points
  • Focus Lock
    • Focus can be locked by pressing AE-L/AF-L button
    • Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF)
  • Focus Modes
    • Auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A)
    • Continuous-servo (AF-C)
    • Face-Priority AF available in Live View only and D-Movie only
    • Full-time Servo (AF-A) available in Live View only and D-Movie only
    • Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder
    • Normal area available in Live View and D-Movie only
    • Predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status
    • Single-servo AF (AF-S)
    • Wide area available in Live View and D-Movie only
  • Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points: 11
  • Autofocus Sensitivity: -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100, 20°C/68°F)

Flash

  • Built-in Flash: Yes
  • X-Sync Speed: 1/200
  • Flash Control: TTL: i-TTL flash control using 420-pixel RGB sensor is available with built-in flash; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix and center-weighted metering, standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR with spot metering
  • Flash Sync Modes
    • Auto
    • Auto with red-eye reduction
    • Auto slow sync
    • Auto slow sync with red-eye reduction
    • Fill-flash
    • Rear-curtain sync
    • Rear-curtain with slow sync
    • Red-Eye reduction
    • Red-Eye reduction with slow sync
    • Slow sync
    • Off
  • Flash Compensation: Can be adjusted by ?3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3 EV in P, S, A, M, and scene modes
  • Flash-ready indicator: Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit is fully charged; flashes after flash is fired at full output
  • Accessory Shoe: ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock
  • Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)
    • CLS Supported
    • i-TTL flash control, optical Advanced Wireless Lighting, Color Information Communication, AF-assist for multi-area AF
  • Flash Sync Terminal: Sync Terminal Adapter AS-15 (available separately)

White Balance

  • White Balance
    • Auto
    • Cloudy
    • Direct Sunlight
    • Flash
    • Fluorescent (7 types)
    • Incandescent
    • Preset Manual
    • Shade

Live View

  • Live View Shooting: Yes
  • Live View Lens servo
    • Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); full-time-servo AF (AF-F)
    • Manual focus (MF)
  • Live View AF-Area Mode
    • Face-priority AF
    • Wide-area AF
    • Normal-area AF
    • Subject-tracking AF
  • Live View Autofocus: Contrast-detect AF anywhere in frame (camera selects focus point automatically when face-priority AF or subject-tracking AF is selected)
  • Live View Scene Auto Selector
    • Auto mode
    • Auto (flash off) mode

Movie

  • Movie Metering: TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
  • Movie Maximum recording time
    • 20 minutes at highest quality
    • 29 minutes 59 seconds at normal quality
  • Movie File Format: MOV
  • Movie Video Compression: H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
  • Movie Audio recording format: Linear PCM
  • Movie
    • Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 60 fps
    • Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 50 fps
    • Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 30 fps
    • Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 25 fps
    • Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 24 fps
    • HD 1,280x720 / 60 fps
    • HD 1,280x720 / 50 fps
    • Actual frame rates for 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p are 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps respectively; options support both high and normal image quality
  • Movie Audio
    • Built-in microphone, monaural
    • Microphone sensitivity can be adjusted

Monitor

  • Monitor Size: 3.0 in. diagonal
  • Monitor Resolution: 921,000 Dots
  • Monitor Type: Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD
  • Monitor Angle of View: 170 -degree wide-viewing angle
  • Monitor Adjustments: Brightness adjustment

Playback

  • Playback Functions
    • Auto Image Rotation
    • Full-Frame and Thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar)
    • Highlights
    • Histogram Display
    • Image Comment
    • Location Display
    • Movie Playback
    • Photo Information
    • Picture Rating
    • Playback Face Zoom
    • Playback with Zoom
    • Playback Zoom Cropping
    • Slideshow
  • In-Camera Image Editing
    • Color Outline
    • Color Sketch
    • D-Lighting
    • Distortion Control
    • Edit Movie
    • Filter Effects
    • Fisheye
    • Image Overlay
    • Miniature Effect
    • Monochrome
    • NEF (RAW) Processing
    • Painting
    • Perspective Control
    • Photo Illustration
    • Quick Retouch
    • Red-Eye Correction
    • Resize
    • Selective Color
    • Side-by-Side Comparison
    • Straighten
    • Trim
  • Image Comment: Yes

Interface

  • Interface
    • HDMI output: Type C mini-pin HDMI connector
    • Hi-Speed USB; connection to built-in USB port is recommended
  • Wi-Fi Functionality: Eye-Fi Compatible
  • Smart Device App Connectivity: SnapBridge
  • Bluetooth: Yes
    • Bluetooth Specification Version 4.1

Menus

  • Recent Settings: Yes
  • Supported Languages
    • English
    • French
    • Portuguese (Brazil)
    • Spanish
      • The languages available vary with the country or region in which the camera was originally purchased
  • Date, Time and Daylight Savings Time Settings: Yes
  • World Time Setting: Yes

Power

  • Battery / Batteries: EN-EL14a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
  • Battery Life (shots per charge): 1,550 shots (CIPA)
  • AC Adapter: EH-5c AC Adapter; requires EP-5A Power Connector (available separately)
  • Battery Charger: MH-24 Quick Charger

Miscellaneous

  • Tripod Socket: 1/4 in.
  • Operating Environment
    • 0–40 °C (+32–104 °F)
    • Less than 85% (no condensation)

Kit Includes:

  • D3500 Camera Body
  • EN-EL14a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
  • MH-24 Quick Charger
  • AN-DC3 Strap
  • BF-1B Body Cap
  • DK-25 Rubber Eyecup
  • AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR
  • LC-55A 55mm Snap-On Front Lens Cap
  • Rear Lens Cap

Approximate Dimension:

  • Height: 3.9"
  • Width: 4.9"
  • Depth: 2.8"

Approximate Weight:

  • Camera Body Only: 12.9 oz
  • Shipping: 3 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
California customers: Proposition 65 WARNING

Key Features

24.2 Megapixels/ AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR/ 3.0" 921k-Dot LCD Monitor/ Full HD 1080p at 60/50/30/25/24p/ 5 FPS Continuous Shooting/ Native ISO Range From 100-25,600/ 5 FPS Continuous Shooting/ DX Format/ Bluetooth v4.1/ Black Finish

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Specifications

ColorBlack
TypeDSLR
Effective Pixels (MP)24.2
Records VideoYes
Records HD VideoYes
Height (inches)3.9
Width (inches)4.9
Depth (inches)2.8
Built-In FlashYes
Sensor SizeAPS-C
Focus ModesAuto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A), Continuous-servo (AF-C), Face-Priority AF available in Live View only and D-Movie only, Full-time Servo (AF-A) available in Live View only and D-Movie only, Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder, Normal area available in Live View and D-Movie only, Predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status, Single-servo AF (AF-S), Wide area available in Live View and D-Movie only
Image StabilizationYes
LCD Screen Size (inches)3
LCD TypeTFT LCD
Red-Eye ReductionYes
Self TimerYes
Self Timer Delay2, 5, 10, 20 sec.; 1 to 9 exposures
Shutter Speed1/4000 to 30 sec.
Storage MediaSD, SDHC, SDXC
Power SourceEN-EL14a
White BalanceAuto, Cloudy, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Fluorescent (7 types), Incandescent, Preset Manual, Shade
Wi-FiEye-Fi Compatible
  

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