Canon EOS R vs Nikon D3500

5.35 in
3.87 in
Canon EOS R Digital Camera
4.88 in
3.82 in
Nikon D3500 Digital Camera
Available colors
Editiorial reviews
4.0 / 5
18 editorial reviews
4.3 / 5
11 editorial reviews
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Full Comparison

Sensor

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Image sensor formatFull frameDX
ProcessorDIGIC 8EXPEED 4

Image

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
ISO100, 200, 400, 1600, 12800, 25600, 40000100, 25600, Auto
ISO minimum100100
ISO maximum
40000
25600
Maximum image resolution6720x4480 px6000x4000 px
White balance modesAuto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Shade, TungstenAuto, Cloudy, Direct sunlight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Manual, Shade
Supported image file formatsJPEG, RAWEXIF, JPEG, RAW
Photo effectsBlack&White, NeutralBlack&White, Neutral, Vivid
Image stabilizer
yesyes
N/A
Supported aspect ratios3:2
N/A

Optics and focus

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
Lens mountCanon RFNikon AF-S, Nikon F, Nikon-AF
Maximum aperture
22
5.6
Focus adjustmentAuto/ManualAuto/Manual
AutofocusServo Auto Focus, Single Auto FocusContinuous Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) points selectionAuto, ManualAuto, Manual
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
yesyes
yesyes
Number of focus points
5655
11
Filter diameter3.03 in2.17 in
Brightness adjustment
N/A
yesyes
Auto Focus (AF) lock
N/A
yesyes

Screen and viewfinder

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
Screen size
3.15 in
2.95 in
Screen technologyLCD TFTLCD
Display aspect ratio3:2
N/A
Touch screen
yesyes
nono
Field of view100 %100 %
Live view
yesyes
yesyes
ViewfinderElectronicOptical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder screen size0.50 in
N/A
Viewfinder resolution3690000 px
N/A
Viewfinder magnification0.76 x0.85 x
Flip-out screen
yesyes
nono
Dioptre correction
N/A
yesyes
Diopter adjustment (D-D)
N/A
1.7, 0.5
Eye relief
N/A
0.71 in

Photography features

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
Camera shutter typeElectronicElectronic
Auto exposure lock
yesyes
yesyes
Self-timer delay2, 10 s2, 5, 10, 20 s
Histogram
yesyes
yesyes
Flash modesAuto, Slow SyncAuto, Fill-in, Manual, Redeye Reduction, Slow Sync
Scene modesLandscape (scenery), PortraitLandscape (scenery), Portrait
Shooting modes
N/A
Auto
Continuous shooting
N/A
yesyes
External flash connection
N/A
Hot shoe

Videography features

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
Maximum resolution4096x2160 px1920x1080 px
Video recording
yesyes
yesyes
HD type4K Ultra HDFull HD
Supported video file formatsAVC, H.264, MP4, MPEG-4H.264, MOV, MPEG-4
Recording resolutions
N/A
1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080 px
Camera playback
N/A
Movie, Single image, Slide show
Motion JPEG frame rate
N/A
60 fps

Audio features

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
Built-in microphone
yesyes
yesyes
Supported audio file formatsAAC, PCMPCM
Built-in speakers
N/A
yesyes
Voice recording
N/A
yesyes
Audio system
N/A
Mono

Design

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
Body typeMILCSLR
Body materialMagnesium
N/A
Colour of productBlackBlack
Anti-dust system
yesyes
yesyes

Dimensions

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
Weight1.28 lb
0.80 lb
Width5.35 in
4.88 in
Height3.87 in
3.82 in
Depth3.32 in
2.74 in

Storage

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
Compatible memory cardsSD, SDHC, SDXCSD, SDHC, SDXC
Memory slots11
Camera file systemDCF 2.0, DPOF 1.1, Exif 2.3DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3

Power

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
Power source typeBatteryAC, Battery
Battery technologyLithium-Ion (Li-Ion)Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery recharge time8 h
N/A
Battery level indicator
yesyes
N/A
Number of batteries supported11
AC adapter included
yesyes
yesyes
Start-up time900 ms
N/A
Battery life (CIPA)
N/A
1550

Connectivity

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
HDMI
yesyes
yesyes
HDMI connector typeMiniMini
USB connector typeUSB Type-CMicro-USB
USB version3.12.0
Microphone port
yesyes
N/A
PictBridge
yesyes
yesyes
NFC
nono
nono
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesyes
nono
Bluetooth
yesyes
yesyes
Bluetooth version
N/A
4.1

Other features

Canon EOS RCanon EOS RNikon D3500Nikon D3500
On Screen Display (OSD) languagesARA, 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, VIEENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, POR
GPS
N/A
nono
Calendar
N/A
yesyes
Tripod mounting supported
N/A
yesyes
Tripod thread
N/A
1.00 in
Image editing modes
N/A
Crop