Product Comparison: Canon EOS 800D vs Nikon D3500

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General Specifications
EOS 800D
About the Product
Making great quality photography easier than ever, the EOS 800D lets you shoot amazing photos and movies of the important times in your life. And because it’s a DSLR you’ll love its bright optical viewfinder that shows the world as it really is.
From big days to every day, experience the joy of real photography. The compact D3500 blends premium build quality with outstanding performance. Effortless operation makes it spectacularly easy to shoot—and share—memorable moments.
Key Specs
Sensor Resolution
24.2 MP
24.2 MP
Sensor Type
EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 IS STM
AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR
Size & Weight
3.94 in.
3.9 in.
5.15 in.
4.9 in.
3 in.
2.8 in.
18.76 oz.
12.9 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Canon EOS 800D Digital SLR Camera
  • Awesome grip and compact with all features.
  • The camera is fairly light weight for its size.
  • It's lightweight and the grip is great!
  • It is lightweight and just a really good camera.
  • It produces amazing pictures and it is super lightweight.
Nikon D3500 DSLR Camera
  • As soon as you pick up this camera the first thing you will realise is that it is so lightweight and compact.
  • The camera is more compact than our other camera with an amazing picture quality it is also easy to learn the different functions that the camera has on it.
  • I do a lot of walking and have lugged about heavy, professional Nikon full frame dslr's. I needed a lighter, more compact camera and this model fits the bill perfectly.
  • Having said that, this camera, although very light, feels extremely well made and was an absolute bargain.
  • It's probably your best choice if you are just starting into photography and want to travel around since it's lightweight and very decent battery life.
ISO Settings
Auto: 100-25600, Extended: 100-51200
Auto: 100-25600
Burst Mode
Low Light/High Sensitivity
Face Detection
Image File Format(s)
What customers say about "Imaging"
Canon EOS 800D Digital SLR Camera
  • The photo quality is crisp and clear.
  • I love this camera! It’s lightweight, easy to use, and has impressive image quality.
  • Photography wise, pretty good. Good ISO up to about 3200.
  • Camera is fast, color is nice, images are sharp and beautiful!
  • The focus and image quality is amazing.
Nikon D3500 DSLR Camera
  • The picture quality easily matches that of my 'professional' cameras.
  • The kit lens performed admirably taking landscapes and low-light, long exposure images of the Northern Lights. An excellent camera to start with.
  • What impressed me the most was the image quality and the lightining fast focus. Excellent.
  • I have been using this camera for a couple of days now and I'm very impressed with its image quality.
  • This camera has shown me how I've been missing out with the quality of amazing images.
Display Type
Screen Size
3 in.
3 in.
Screen Resolution
1040000 dots
921000 dots
Touch Screen
Vari-angle Display
What customers say about "Display"
Canon EOS 800D Digital SLR Camera
  • The screen is fully articulating which means you can flip up and down and to the side.
  • Vari-angle screen has been useful.
  • The screen that pops out and turns around has been extremely useful when taking self portrait shots!
  • The touch screen is wonderful.
  • Easy to use and very clear screen.
Nikon D3500 DSLR Camera
  • It is a fixed screen, not tiltable, and not a touch-screen. The display mode is selected by a convenient lever switch right next to the modes dial.
  • The D3500 lacks an articulating LCD and touch screen controls which make photography so much easier and enjoyable.
  • The 3" screen is big and clear with good resolution, highly recommended!
  • What I dont like like about this this camera are the lack of focus points and tiltable touch screen.
  • Downsides are no touch screen, no wifi, and no plug for a remote trigger.
Water Resistant
Shock Resistant
Panorama Mode
Shooting Modes
Scene Intelligent Auto, No Flash, Creative Auto, SCN, Creative filters, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual
AUTO, Child, Close-up, Landscape, Night Portrait, Portrait, Sports mode
White Balance Modes
Ambience priority, White priority, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature
Auto, Cloudy, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Fluorescent (7 types), Incandescent, Preset manual, Shade
Shutter Speeds
30 - 1/4000
30 - 1/4000
What customers say about "Features"
Canon EOS 800D Digital SLR Camera
  • The app is quick and easy to use.
  • Crisp and vivid photos, lightweight and easy to carry around.
  • Very good camera! Easy to use.
  • The camera has lots of good features.
  • It has an impressive array of features and works with all EF lenses.
Nikon D3500 DSLR Camera
  • The d3500 feels very comfortable to hold with the rubberised grip but feels also quite solid.
  • This camera is really easy to use and I did find that the button placement is simple but very effective if you want to change your settings quickly.
  • There are plenty of different modes to go in depending on what situation you want to capture but manual mode is where you can maximise the potential and get the outcome you really want.
  • The menu interface is simple, not cluttered and includes a handy setup guide to get you acquainted with the camera its self.
  • First thing that struck me was the nice build quality, the grip is comfortable and ergonomic, the menu is easy to follow.
PictBridge Enabled
NFC Enabled
Integrated GPS
Hi-Speed USB, Video output (PAL/ NTSC), Mini HDMI, 3.5mm jack
Number Of Memory Card Slots
What customers say about "Connectivity"
Canon EOS 800D Digital SLR Camera
  • The WiFi/bluetooth feature is very convenient!
  • The WiFi feature on this camera is super easy to download your pictures on a computer or even your cell phone!
  • Fantastic camera! WiFi is very useful.
  • It works fast and I love the remote/wifi capability to view and snap photos from my iphone.
  • Great camera, easy to use. Easy to connect to smartphone via WiFi.
Nikon D3500 DSLR Camera
  • The camera comes with the battery charger, carrying strap, and has a standard SD slot instead of micro SD slot.
  • I have a Samsung phone and was able to download the Nikon app and transfer pics to it without any wires or taking out the SD card.
  • It has a SD slot for images, hdmi and usb for data transfer, so Bluetooth really shouldn’t be used as it is painfully long.
  • The D3500 comes with nice features such as a variety of special effects and wireless connection.
  • You can use the app to take photos. I had no problem connecting and downloading photos to my Android phone.
Battery Model
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E17
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14a
Battery Life
600 frames
1550 frames
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
599.95 $

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