Nikon D3500 24.2MP DSLR Camera vs Nikon D300S 12.3MP DSLR Camera comparison

Compare Nikon D3500 24.2MP DSLR Camera
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key specs
Camera TypeDSLR CameraDSLR Camera
Effective Pixels24.2 MP12.3 MP
Sensor TypeCMOSCMOS
Display TypeTFT-
Display Size3 inch3 inch
Battery TypeLithium ionLithium ion
TouchscreenNo-
general
BrandNikonNikon
ModelD3500 24.2MP DSLR CameraD300S 12.3MP DSLR Camera
Model NameD3500D300S
Model NumberD3500D300S
ColorBlackBlack
SLR VariantBody With 18-55 Mm F/3.5-5.6G Vr LensBody Only
TypeDSLR CameraDSLR Camera
Effective Pixels24.2 MP12.3 MP
Tripod SocketYesYes
Dimensions(WxHxD)12.4 x 9.7 x 6.95 cm114 x 147 x 74 mm
Weight415 GM840 GM
Face DetectionYesYes
Wide AngleYes-
Temperature0 to 400 to 40
Accessory ShoeISO 518 Hot-shoe with Sync and Data Contacts and Safety Lock-
Ports-Type C, Mini HDMI
sensor features
Sensor TypeCMOSCMOS
Sensor Size23.5 x 15.623.2 x 15.4 mm
ISO RatingISO 100 - 25600-
Other Sensor FeaturesImage Sensor Format DX-
Maximum ISO-6400 ISO
lens features
Lens TypeSingle-lens Reflex Digital Camera-
Lens MountNikon F Mount (with AF Contacts)Nikon F mount
Optical Zoom83x-
Manual FocusYesYes
Dust ReductionYesYes
Other Lens FeaturesReflex Mirror Quick Return, Lens Aperture Instant Return, Electronically Controlled, Lens Servo Single-servo AF (AF-S), Continuous-servo AF (AF-C), Auto AF-S/AF-C Selection (AF-A), Predictive Focus Tracking Activated Automatically According to Subject Status Manual Focus (MF) Electronic Rangefinder Can be used, Mode Auto, Auto with Red-eye Reduction, Auto Slow Sync, Auto Slow Sync with Red-eye Reduction, Fill-flash, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Slow Sync with Red-eye Reduction, Rear-curtain with Slow Sync, Rear-curtain Sync, Off, Lens Servo Autofocus (AF) - Single-servo AF (AF-S), Full-time-servo AF (AF-F) Manual Focus (MF), Frame size (pixels) and Frame Rate 1920 x 1080, 60 p (Progressive), 50 p, 30 p, 25 p, 24 p 1280 x 720, 60 p, 50 p Actual Frame Rates for 60 p, 50 p, 30 p, 25 p, and 24 p are 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps Respectively, Options Support Both High and Normal Image Quality-
viewfinder features
View FinderYesYes
Viewfinder Coverage100%-
Viewfinder MagnificationApprox 0.85 x (50 mm f/1.4 Lens at Infinity, -1.0 m)-
Other Viewfinder FeaturesViewfinder Type Eye-level Pentamirror Single-lens Reflex Viewfinder, Eyepoint 18 mm (-1.0 m, From Center Surface of Viewfinder Eyepiece Lens)-
View Finder Type-Fixed Eye-level Pentaprism
focus features
Focus ModeAutofocus (AF) Single-servo AF (AF-S), Full-time-servo AF (AF-F) Manual Focus (MF)-
Auto FocusYesYes
Focus Points1000 11-Point AF System-
Metering ModesMatrix-
White BalancingModes Auto, Incandescent, Fluorescent (7 Types), Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Preset Manual, All Except Preset Manual with Fine-tuningAuto TTL white balance with 1,005-pixel RGB sensor Incandescent, Fluorescent, Direct sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Choose Color temp., White balance preset
Other Focus FeaturesFrame Coverage Approx 95% Horizontal and 95% Vertical, Focusing Screen Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII Screen, Autofocus Support Autofocus is Available with AF-P and Type E and G AF-S Lenses, Range (ISO 100, f/1.4 Lens, 20 DegreeC) Matrix or Center-weighted Metering - 0 to 20 EV Spot Metering - 2 to 20 EV, Autofocus System Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 Autofocus Sensor Module with TTL Phase Detection, 11 Focus Points (Including One Cross-type Sensor), and AF-assist Illuminator (Range Approx 0.5 to 3 m), Detection Range - 1 to + 19 EV (ISO 100, 20 DegreeC), Focus Point 11 Can be Selected from 11 Focus Points, AF-area Mode Single-point AF, Dynamic-area AF, Auto-area AF, 3D-tracking (11 Points), Focus Lock Focus Can be Locked by Pressing Shutter-release Button Halfway (Single-servo AF) or by Pressing AE-L/AF-L Button, AF-area Mode Face-priority AF, Wide-area AF, Normal-area AF, Subject-tracking AF, Autofocus Contrast-detect AF Anywhere in Frame-
exposure features
Other Exposure FeaturesAuto Modes (Auto, Flash off), Programmed Auto with Flexible Program (P), Shutter-Priority Auto (S); Aperture-priority Auto (A), Manual (M), Metering Method Matrix Metering - 3D Color Matrix Metering II Center-weighted Metering Weight of 75% given to 8 mm Circle in Center of Frame Spot Metering Meters 3.5 mm Circle (About 2.5% of Frame) Centered on Selected Focus Point, Exposure Meter Coupling CPU, Exposure Compensation Can be Adjusted by -5 to +5 EV in Increments of 1/3 EV in P, S, A, M, Scene, and Night Vision Modes, ISO Sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) ISO 100 to 25600 in steps of 1 EV Auto ISO Sensitivity Control Available-
shutter features
Shutter TypeElectronically-controlled Vertical-travel Focal-plane Shutter-
Shutter Speed1/4000 - 30 sec1/8000 sec
Self-timerYesYes
Continuous Shots5fps shootingContinous low shooting mode 1-7fps, Continous high shooting mode 7fps
Other Shutter FeaturesShutter Speed 1/4000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3 EV, Bulb, Time-
flash features
Built-in FlashYesYes
Flash CompensationCan be Adjusted by - 3 to + 1 EV-
Other Flash FeaturesEffective Angle of View Nikon DX Format, Focal Length Equivalent to Approx 1.5x that of Lenses with FX Format Angle of View, Flash Sync Speed X=1/200 s, Synchronizes with Shutter at 1/200 s or Slower, Built-in Flash Auto, Portrait, Close Up, Night Portrait, Super Vivid, Pop, Photo Illustration, Toy Camera Effect Auto Flash with Auto Pop-up P, S, A, M Manual Pop-up with Button Release, Flash-ready Indicator Lights When Built-in Flash or Optional Flash Unit is Fully Charged, Flashes After Flash is Fired at Full Output-
External Flash-Yes
Flash Modes-Front curtain, Rear curtain, Red-Eye, Slow, Red-Eye Slow
image features
Image FormatNEF (RAW) 12 bit, Compressed JPEG JPEG-baseline Compliant with Fine (Approx 14), Normal (Approx 18), or Basic (Approx 116) Compression NEF (RAW) + JPEG Single Photograph Recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG FormatsNEF 12 or 14-bit lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed RAW, TIFF RGB, JPEG Baseline-compliant
Red Eye ReductionYes-
Other Image FeaturesImage Size (pixels) (L) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 p) (M) 4496 x 3000 ( 13.5 p) (S) 2992 x 2000 ( 6.0 p)-
Picture Angle-Approx 1.5x lens focal length
display features
Display TypeTFT-
Display Size3 inch3 inch
Touch ScreenNo-
LCD DisplayImage Size (pixels) (L) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 p) (M) 4496 x 3000 ( 13.5 p) (S) 2992 x 2000 ( 6.0 p)-
Other Display FeaturesMonitor Size 7.5 cm Diagonal, Monitor Type TFT LCD with 170Degree viewing Angle, Approx 100% Frame Coverage and Brightness Adjustment, Monitor Resolution Approx 921 k-dot (VGA), Playback Full-frame and Thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 Images or Calendar) Playback with Playback Zoom, Playback Zoom Cropping, Playback Face Zoom, Movie Playback, Photo and/or Movie Slide Shows, Histogram Display, Highlights, Photo Information, Location Data Display, Auto Image Rotation, Picture Rating, and Image Comment (Up to 36 Characters)-
connectivity features
WifiYesNo
storage and power features
Batteries IncludedYesYes
Battery TypeLithium ionLithium ion
Card Type-SD
audio and video features
MicrophoneYes-
Audio FeaturesAudio Recording Format Linear PCM, Audio Recording Device Built-in Monaural Microphone, Sensitivity Adjustable-
Video Resolution1920 x 10801280 x 720
Video FeaturesPicture Control System Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape, Flat, Selected Picture Control Can be Modified, Media SD, SDHC (UHS-I Compliant), SDXC (UHS-I Compliant), Approximate Frame Advance Rate Up to 5 fps Note - Frame Rates Assume Manual Focus, Manual or Shutter-priority Auto Exposure, A Shutter Speed of 1/250 s or Faster, and Other Settings at Default Values, Active D-lighting On, Off, Sync Terminal AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (Available Separately), File Format MOV, Video Compression H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding-
Video Format-AVI movie
modes and functions features
Shooting Modes-Single frame shooting mode, Continuous shooting mode approx. 3fps, Self-timer mode, Quiet Shutter Release
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