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GENERAL
Model Nikon D3500 Nikon D3400 Nikon D3300 Nikon D3200 Nikon D3100
Release Date 2018-08-29 2016-08-17 2014-04-21 2012-07-25 2010-12-21
Camera Type Compact SLR Compact SLR Compact SLR Compact SLR Compact SLR
Current Price $499.95 $394.99 $409.00 $529.95 $565.46
SENSOR COMPARISON
Sensor Resolution
24

Megapixel

24

Megapixel

24

Megapixel

24

Megapixel

14

Megapixel

Max Image Dimensions 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000 6016 x 4000 4608 x 3072
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS CMOS CMOS CMOS
Sensor Size APS-C APS-C APS-C APS-C APS-C
Sensor Dimensions 23.5 x 15.6 mm 23.5 x 15.6 mm 23.5 x 15.6 mm 23.2 x 15.4 mm 23.1 x 15.4 mm
Sensor Area
366mm2
366mm2
366mm2
357mm2
355mm2
Max ISO

25600

25600

12800

6400

3200

Min ISO

100

100

100

100

100

RAW Support
SHOOTING FEATURES COMPARISON
Model Nikon D3500 Nikon D3400 Nikon D3300 Nikon D3200 Nikon D3100
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec
Min Shutter Speed 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec
Continuous Shooting 5.0 fps 5.0 fps 5 fps 4 fps 3 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure
Exposure Compensation 5 (at 1/3 EV steps) 5 (at 1/3 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV steps) 5 (at 1/3 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Exposure Metering
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot AF-area
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot AF-area
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot AF-area
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot AF-area
  • MultiCenter-weightedAverage
Auto Exposure Bracketing Yes
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilizer No No No No No
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 7.00 m (at ISO 100) 12.00 m (at ISO 100) 12.00 m (at ISO 100) 12.00 m (at ISO 100) 12.00 m (at ISO 100)
Max Flash Sync n/a 1/200s 1/200s 1/200s 1/200s
Flash Modes Auto, Auto slow sync, Auto slow sync with red-eye reduction, Auto with red-eye reduction, Fill-flash, Off, Rear-curtain sync, Rear-curtain with slow sync, Red-eye reduction, Red-eye reduction with slow sync, Slow sync Auto, Auto slow sync, Auto slow sync with red-eye reduction, Auto with red-eye reduction, Fill-flash, Off, Rear-curtain sync, Rear-curtain with slow sync, Red-eye reduction, Red-eye reduction with slow sync, Slow sync Auto, Auto slow sync, Auto slow sync with red-eye reduction, Auto with red-eye reduction, Fill-flash, Off, Rear-curtain sync, Rear-curtain with slow sync, Red-eye reduction, Red-eye reduction with slow sync, Slow sync Auto, Red-Eye, Slow, Red-Eye Slow, Rear curtain Auto, Red-Eye, Slow, Red-Eye Slow, Rear curtain
External Flash
AE Bracketing
WB Bracketing
VIEWFINDER COMPARISON
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentamirror) Optical (pentamirror) Optical (pentamirror) Optical (pentamirror) Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder no electronic viewfinder no electronic viewfinder no electronic viewfinder no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 95% 95% 95% 95% 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.56 0.56 0.57 0.53 0.53
LCD DISPLAY COMPARISON
Display Type Fixed Type Fixed Type Fixed Type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Technology TFT LCD TFT LCD TFT LCD (160 degree viewing angle) TFT LCD with 160 viewing angle TFT LCD monitor
Screen Size
3
3″
3″
3″
3″
Resolution 921k dots 921k dots 921k dots 921k dots 230k dots
Live View
Touch Screen
VIDEO COMPARISON
Model Nikon D3500 Nikon D3400 Nikon D3300 Nikon D3200 Nikon D3100
Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p fps), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps) 1920 x 1080 (30,25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps) 1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30, 25, 24 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps)
Video File Format
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
Microphone Type Yes No Mono Mono Mono
Speaker Type Mono Mono Mono Mono None
External Microphone Port
External Headphone Port
PHYSICAL SPECS COMPARISON
Weight 365 g 395 g 430 g 505 g 505 g
Dimensions 124 x 97 x 70 mm 124 x 98 x 76 mm 124 x 98 x 76 mm 125 x 96 x 77 mm 124 x 96 x 75 mm
Body Sealing No No No No No
BATTERY and STORAGE
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Life

1550 Shots

1200 Shots

700 Shots

540 Shots

550 Shots

Storage Media SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC UHS-I compliant SD/SDHC/SDXC
CONNECTIVITY COMPARISON
Wireless Connectivity Built-In No Optional Optional Eye-Fi Connected
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
LENS COMPARISON
Model Nikon D3500 Nikon D3400 Nikon D3300 Nikon D3200 Nikon D3100
Lens Mount Nikon F Nikon F Nikon F Nikon F Nikon F
Focal Range(35mm) No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens
Focal Length Multiplier 1.5x 1.5x 1.5× 1.5 1.5×
Optical Zoom No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens
Max Aperture No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens
Macro Focus Range No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens
Manual Focus
AUTOFOCUS COMPARISON
Number of Focus Points 11 11 11 11 11
Contrast Detection
Phase Detection
AF Modes
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
Current Price $499.95 $394.99 $409.00 $529.95 $565.46