Nikon D3500 vs Nikon D5300

4.88 in
3.82 in
Nikon D3500 Digital Camera

Nikon D3500

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4.92 in
3.86 in
Nikon D5300 Digital Camera

Nikon D5300

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Full Comparison

Sensor

Nikon D3500Nikon D3500Nikon D5300Nikon D5300
Sensor type
CMOS
CMOS
Image sensor format
DX
APS-C
Processor
EXPEED 4
Expeed 4

Image

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ISO
100, 25600, Auto
100, 12800, 25600, Auto
ISO minimum
100
100
ISO maximum
25600
25600
Maximum image resolution
6000, 4000 px
6000, 4000 px
White balance modes
Auto, Cloudy, Direct sunlight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Manual, Shade
Auto, Cloudy, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Manual, Shade, Sunny
Supported image file formats
EXIF, JPEG, RAW
JPG, RAW
Photo effects
Black&White, Neutral, Vivid
Black&White, Neutral, Vivid

Optics and focus

Nikon D3500Nikon D3500Nikon D5300Nikon D5300
Lens mount
Nikon AF-S, Nikon F, Nikon-AF
Nikon F, Nikon-AF
Maximum aperture
5.6
2.8
Focus adjustment
Auto/Manual
Auto/Manual
Brightness adjustment
yesyes
yesyes
Autofocus
Continuous Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
Continuous Auto Focus, Contrast Detection Auto Focus, Face detection, Multi Point Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) lock
yesyes
yesyes
Auto Focus (AF) points selection
Auto, Manual
Auto, Manual
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
yesyes
yesyes
Number of focus points
11
11
Filter diameter
2.17 in
2.05 in

Screen and viewfinder

Nikon D3500Nikon D3500Nikon D5300Nikon D5300
Screen size
2.95 in
3.19 in
Screen technology
LCD
LCD TFT
Touch screen
nono
nono
Field of view
100 %
100 %
Live view
yesyes
yesyes
Viewfinder
Optical (pentamirror)
Optical
Viewfinder magnification
0.85 x
0.82 x
Dioptre correction
yesyes
yesyes
Diopter adjustment (D-D)
1.7, 0.5
1.7, 0.5
Eye relief
0.71 in
0.71 in
Flip-out screen
nono
yesyes

Photography features

Nikon D3500Nikon D3500Nikon D5300Nikon D5300
Shooting modes
Auto
Aperture priority, Auto, Lens priority, Manual, Movie, Program, Scene, Shutter priority
Camera shutter type
Electronic
Electronic
Auto exposure lock
yesyes
yesyes
Continuous shooting
yesyes
yesyes
Self-timer delay
2, 5, 10, 20 s
2, 5, 10, 20 s
Histogram
yesyes
yesyes
Flash modes
Auto, Fill-in, Manual, Redeye Reduction, Slow Sync
Auto, Fill-in, Flash OFF, Redeye Reduction, Second-curtain Sync, Slow Sync
External flash connection
Hot shoe
Hot shoe
Scene modes
Landscape (scenery), Portrait
Portrait, Landscape (scenery)

Videography features

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Maximum resolution
1920, 1080 px
1920, 1080 px
Video recording
yesyes
yesyes
Recording resolutions
1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080 px
640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080 px
HD type
Full HD
Full HD
Supported video file formats
H.264, MOV, MPEG-4
H.264, MOV, MPEG-4
Camera playback
Movie, Single image, Slide show
Highlights, Movie, Single image, Slide show, Thumbnails
Motion JPEG frame rate
60 fps
60 fps

Audio features

Nikon D3500Nikon D3500Nikon D5300Nikon D5300
Built-in microphone
yesyes
yesyes
Voice recording
yesyes
yesyes
Audio system
Mono
Stereo
Supported audio file formats
PCM
PCM

Design

Nikon D3500Nikon D3500Nikon D5300Nikon D5300
Body type
SLR
SLR
Colour of product
Black
Black, Red
Anti-dust system
yesyes
yesyes

Dimensions

Nikon D3500Nikon D3500Nikon D5300Nikon D5300
Weight
0.80 lb
1.06 lb
Width
4.88 in
4.92 in
Height
3.82 in
3.86 in
Depth
2.74 in
2.99 in

Storage

Nikon D3500Nikon D3500Nikon D5300Nikon D5300
Compatible memory cards
SD, SDHC, SDXC
SD, SDHC, SDXC
Memory slots
1
1
Camera file system
DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3
DCF 2.0, DPOF 1.1, Exif 2.3, RAW

Power

Nikon D3500Nikon D3500Nikon D5300Nikon D5300
Power source type
AC, Battery
Battery
Battery life (CIPA)
1550
600
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of batteries supported
1
1
AC adapter included
Y
Y

Connectivity

Nikon D3500Nikon D3500Nikon D5300Nikon D5300
HDMI
yesyes
yesyes
HDMI connector type
Mini
Mini
USB connector type
Micro-USB
Micro-USB B
USB version
2.0
2.0
PictBridge
yesyes
yesyes
NFC
nono
nono
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
nono
yesyes
Bluetooth
yesyes
nono

Other features

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GPS
nono
yesyes
Calendar
yesyes
yesyes
Tripod mounting supported
yesyes
yesyes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages
ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, POR
ARA, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SWE, THA, TUR, UKR
Image editing modes
Crop
Resizing, Rotating, Trimming