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Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 165 reviews

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  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    REALLY GREAT CAMERA

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    Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.

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    Just brought this I’m really impressed with it It’s not like the coolpix B600 with the AMAZING 60* ZOOM BUT it definitely an upgrade to it in a different way it take great picture has far has I know The battery is great Definitely would recommend getting it

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Bought as a backup camera, surprisingly good.

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    Ease of use, Picture quality, Price

    I actually bought this as a B-roll camera for some location video, and as the base DSLR in Nikon's lineup it has some significant limitations— especially for video. The lack of a microphone input is a bummer, and I miss having a Manual-Auto Focus switch on the kit lens, but having said that, the autofocus is much quieter than a similar but older Nikon 18-55 zoom I have. And since I record audio separately anyway (as anyone doing quality audio would) the lack of a mic input is not that big of a deal. For still photography it's really terrific— quite light and small, with some very intuitive automatic modes. And I LOVE the ability to override autofocus with a quick grab of the focus ring. Even at full price it's a great value, but when you get it on sale— it's a steal. One more thing: the face-tracking focus is really effective!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great beginner camera

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

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    Pros mentioned:
    Features, Picture quality

    Recently purchased 2 of these cameras for the girlfriend and I. Bought this and the kit that included the large zoom lense. Camera takes great detailed photos and the photo sync with my phone is a great feature. Advice I’d give is to skip the more expensive kit with the zoom lense and use the saved money on a 50mm fixed lense if your using it for an all around camera. The 300mm lense has no vibration reduction so a tripod is recommended. Attached is a photo I took with my D3500 with 50mm lense.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    New and Improved over the D3400

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    Pros mentioned:
    Picture quality

    Had the D3400 for about two years and love the camera, so decided to get the new version, which is essentially the same camera. Everything works as expected. This is a great starter camera. And, Nikon does not disappoint. It has quality built into it. An added feature is that it now has wireless. But, for the most part, this is essentially the D3400, with a few tweaks. So, this review is basically for both cameras... The D3500 (or D3400) has a lot of great features. I prefer to use the Raw files, but you can get a lot of excellent photos using the Effects button. If you have PhotoShop, you can do similar later on, but if you have a good idea for visuals and don't have time for PhotoShop (or access to it), I recommend giving the Effects a try. I've gotten some "Wow" shots using it and the only downside is that they are jpg only (not raw), so what you see is what you get. Other than that, this is a good, dependable camera that will not disappoint, and it will provide years of reliable use if taken care of. Here's a photo that I just took today. Just a quick basic shot...

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Camera for Beginners

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    Pros mentioned:
    Ease of use

    This is my first DSLR. Just started learning how to use it and am loving it already. I'm a blogger and I'm also using it for my eBay store listing and it is very easy to use. We had a very exciting thunderstorm/lightning show one night and I was able to record the breathtaking show. It's great so far.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great pics!

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
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    Picture quality

    The zoom lens is awesome, i'm able to get close ups with it too. I love that I can take action pics.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great camera

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

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    Great camera. I wouldn’t say it’s for beginners as much as people familiar with dslr. Great quality pictures and focus.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect entry level DSLR DX camera

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    Great DSLR DX camera. When I purchased from Best Buy I thought I was getting the kit that came with the extra 70-300mm lens, camera bag and tripod. I even chatted with customer service who confirmed the bag was included. What was sent was just the camera with the 18-50mm kit lens. I could have saved $50.00 if I would have purchased elsewhere. Now I need to buy a camera bag as well.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great starter camera

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    Light weight, vivid colors and tons of control over options. I love this camera.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Very good camera

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    Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.

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    Colors are close to perfect, great sharpness! Battery from my old Nikon works in this one. Can't see much different between this one and the D3400.

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    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    My wife loved getting this as a gift!

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    I asked a couple of friends who have higher end cameras on what to get my wife b/c she loves taking pictures. They recommended this camera to get. She loves it. She was able to figure out the basics pretty quickly and was able to start taking photos that same night after charging the battery.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Must HAVE

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    I bought this camera because I was going on vacation in the mountains. I wanted to take good quality photos and this camera outdid good and made them great. The only thing I wish it would have came with was the second lens that zoomed in further. Other than that, the camera is a great deal and well worth the amount.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

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    Camera is amazing!! You download the app and all the photos automatically go to any device you have.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    I like the ease of this camera.

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    Great camera. Better quality than my cell phone. I am a more advanced photog but love the weight and the fact the lenses for all my Nikon cameras fit. It is really light weight but what really matter are the quality of the photos.. They are great.. I would suggest a swivel flash for a little more power.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Great camera but no microphone jack

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    I have it 4 because it is a good camera takes great pictures but has no microphone jack nor flip screen. But still good overall

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    This camera does it all

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

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    This is the first camera we've bought in 20 years. Wow, have they gotten good!

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    The best

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

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    This camera slowed my wife to get into amateur photography. She hasn’t ever said a single bad thing about this piece of machinery. Only recommended it to others.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Nikon - D3500

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    Owned for 8 months when reviewed.

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    Nikon - D3500 DSLR Camera with AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Cameras

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    Owned for 6 months when reviewed.

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    Great camera. Use this for Product Photos for our online store. Also have used for family events and works great!

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    My daughter loves this Camera

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

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    Being a beginner photographer, this is a great Camera for her!

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    I would recommend this to a friend
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