50points

Nikon D3500

80points

Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR

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Nikon D3500 vs Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
50
points
Nikon D3500
80
points
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR

Why is Nikon D3500 better than Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR?

  • 15.79% more megapixels (main camera)
    24.2MPvs20.9MP
  • 1250shots longer battery life
    ?

    1550shotsvs300shots
  • 30g lighter
    365gvs395g
  • Has an optical viewfinder
    ?
  • 9.82% more battery power
    1230mAhvs1120mAh
  • 5mm longer maximum focal length
    ?

    55mmvs50mm
  • 2.5mm narrower
    124mmvs126.5mm
  • 0.65x Better magnification factor
    ?

    0.85xvs0.2x

Why is Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR better than Nikon D3500?

  • 0.64% larger sensor
    ?

    23.5 x 15.7mmvs23.5 x 15.6mm
  • 198 more focus points
    ?

    209vs11
  • 8x higher maximum light sensitivity
    ?

    204800 ISOvs25600 ISO
  • Has a flip-out screen
    ?
  • 2.2x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    ?

    11fpsvs5fps
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Supports Wi-Fi
    ?
  • 5% more viewfinder coverage
    ?

    100%vs95%

Price comparison

Nikon D3500

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D3500 AmazonNikon D3500 W/ AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/...Nikon D3500 W/ AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Black
Amazon logo
$396.95
Nikon D3500 pricegrabberNikon D3500 DX-format DSLR w/ 18-55mm Le...Nikon D3500 DX-format DSLR w/ 18-55mm Lens
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$396.95
Nikon D3500 walmartNikon D3500 24.2MP Digital SLR Camera wi...Nikon D3500 24.2MP Digital SLR Camera with AF-P DX 18-55mm VR Lens and Ultimate Accessory Bundle
walmart logo
$443.98
Nikon D3500 aliexpressNikon D3500 DSLR Camera Body Only
aliexpress logo
$390.00

Design

1.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
2.viewfinder coverage
?

With 100% coverage, you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage, you may have to crop your photos afterward to get them looking perfect.

Best

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III

100%

95%

100%

3.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water. Show more

For example

Ricoh WG-70

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
4.Has a built-in focus motor
?

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.

For example

Nikon D6

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
5.Has a flip-out screen
?

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
6.has an optical viewfinder
?

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens will capture. OVFs have no time lag and require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders, which can drain battery life. OVFs are also better in low light situations.

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR

Optics

1.focus points
?

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

11

209

2.sensor size
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The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

23.5 x 15.6mm

23.5 x 15.7mm

3.has AF tracking
?

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
4.Has phase-detection autofocus for photos
?

Phase-detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images. Show more

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
5.maximum light sensitivity
?

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash. Show more

Best

Nikon D6

3280000 ISO

25600 ISO

204800 ISO

6.has built-in optical image stabilization
?

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image. Show more

For example

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
?

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions. Show more

Best

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III

2904 x 60fps

1080 x 60fps

2160 x 30fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
?

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp. Show more

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
3.Has phase-detection autofocus for videos
?

A phase-detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
4.Has timelapse function
?

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky. Show more

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
5.has a 24p cinema mode
?

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
6.Supports slow-motion video recording
Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
?

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
2.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Fujifilm X-T4

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1

2

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones. Show more

For example

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
5.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more

For example

Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
6.Has a zoom microphone
?

Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations. Show more

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)
?

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

1550shots

300shots

2.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
4.battery power
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

4360mAh

1230mAh

1120mAh

5.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
6.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base. Show more

For example

Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR

Features

1.has an external memory slot
?

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card. Show more

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
2.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
3.Has a remote control
?

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1H

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
?

Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
5.has an accelerometer
?

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
6.has a HDMI output
?

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Nikon D3500
Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR

Price comparison

Nikon D3500

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D3500 AmazonNikon D3500 W/ AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/...Nikon D3500 W/ AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Black
Amazon logo
$396.95
Nikon D3500 pricegrabberNikon D3500 DX-format DSLR w/ 18-55mm Le...Nikon D3500 DX-format DSLR w/ 18-55mm Lens
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$396.95
Nikon D3500 walmartNikon D3500 24.2MP Digital SLR Camera wi...Nikon D3500 24.2MP Digital SLR Camera with AF-P DX 18-55mm VR Lens and Ultimate Accessory Bundle
walmart logo
$443.98
Nikon D3500 aliexpressNikon D3500 DSLR Camera Body Only
aliexpress logo
$390.00

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