Canon EOS R vs Nikon D3500

5.35 in
3.87 in
Canon EOS R Digital Camera
vs
4.88 in
3.82 in
Nikon D3500 Digital Camera

Full Comparison

Sensor

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
Sensor type
CMOS
CMOS
Image sensor format
Full frame
DX
Processor
DIGIC 8
EXPEED 4

Image

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
ISO minimum
100
100
ISO maximum
40000
25600
Maximum image resolution
6720, 4480
6000, 4000
White balance modes
Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Shade, Tungsten
Auto, Cloudy, Direct sunlight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Manual, Shade
Supported image file formats
JPEG, RAW
EXIF, JPEG, RAW
Photo effects
Black&White, Neutral
Black&White, Neutral, Vivid

Optics and focus

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
Lens mount
Canon RF
Nikon AF-S, Nikon F, Nikon-AF
Maximum aperture
22
5.6
Focus adjustment
Auto/Manual
Auto/Manual
Autofocus
Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
Continuous Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) points selection
Auto, Manual
Auto, Manual
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
yesyes
yesyes
Number of focus points
5655
11
Filter diameter
3.03 in
2.17 in

Screen and viewfinder

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
Screen size
3.15 in
2.95 in
Screen technology
LCD TFT
LCD
Touch screen
yesyes
nono
Field of view
100 %
100 %
Live view
yesyes
yesyes
Viewfinder
Electronic
Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder magnification
0.76 x
0.85 x
Flip-out screen
yesyes
nono

Photography features

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
Camera shutter type
Electronic
Electronic
Auto exposure lock
yesyes
yesyes
Self-timer delay
2, 10
2, 5, 10, 20
Histogram
yesyes
yesyes
Flash modes
Auto, Slow Sync
Auto, Fill-in, Manual, Redeye Reduction, Slow Sync
Scene modes
Landscape (scenery), Portrait
Landscape (scenery), Portrait

Videography features

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
Maximum resolution
4096, 2160
1920, 1080
Video recording
yesyes
yesyes
HD type
4K Ultra HD
Full HD
Supported video file formats
AVC, H.264, MP4, MPEG-4
H.264, MOV, MPEG-4

Audio features

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
Built-in microphone
yesyes
yesyes
Supported audio file formats
AAC, PCM
PCM

Design

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
Body type
MILC
SLR
Colour of product
Black
Black
Anti-dust system
yesyes
yesyes

Dimensions

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
Weight
1.28 lb
0.80 lb
Width
5.35 in
4.88 in
Height
3.87 in
3.82 in
Depth
3.32 in
2.74 in

Storage

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
Compatible memory cards
SD, SDHC, SDXC
SD, SDHC, SDXC
Memory slots
1
1
Camera file system
DCF 2.0, DPOF 1.1, Exif 2.3
DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3

Power

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
Power source type
Battery
AC, Battery
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of batteries supported
1
1
AC adapter included
Y
Y

Connectivity

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
HDMI
yesyes
yesyes
HDMI connector type
Mini
Mini
USB connector type
USB Type-C
Micro-USB
USB version
3.1
2.0
PictBridge
yesyes
yesyes
NFC
nono
nono
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesyes
nono
Bluetooth
yesyes
yesyes

Other features

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
On Screen Display (OSD) languages
ARA, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HIN, HUN, IND, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SWE, THA, TUR, UKR, VIE
ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, POR