Here is the comparison of the Canon EOS Rebel SL3 vs Nikon D3500 to find out their strengths and weaknesses.

Canon has introduced the EOS Rebel SL3 (EOS 250D) DSLR camera. The smallest and lightest entry-level DSLR uses the same 24MP APS-C CMOS sensor as its SL2 predecessor but adds a DIGIC 8 processor.

With Canon’s new Rebel EOS SL3 just hitting dealers’ shelves, we’ve compared it against one of its main competitors – the Nikon D3500.

Canon EOS Rebel SL3 vs Nikon D3500 Comparison

Canon EOS Rebel SL3 (EOS 250D)Nikon D3500
Sensor and Camera Features
Sensor FormatAPS-CAPS-C
Crop Factor1.6x1.5x
AA FilterFixedNone
Image Resolution6000 x 4000
(24.0 MP,
6000 x 4000
(24.0 MP,
Body Image StabilizationNoNo
Native ISOMin 100 – Max 25600Min 100 – Max 25600
Full ISO SettingsAuto, 100 – 25600 in 1EV steps, Expandable to 51200Auto, 100 – 25600
Startup Time0.4 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus TypeOVF: AF-dedicated CMOS phase-detect sensor, 9-points (Center AF point is cross-type at f/5.6, Center AF point is vertical line-sensitive at f/2.8); Live View: Dual-Pixel CMOS AFOVF: Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 11-Area Phase Detection, 1 cross-type, 10 line-type; Contrast-detect AF in Live View mode
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst ModeAuto, 100 – 25600 in 1EV steps, Expandable to 51200Auto, 100 – 25600
Shutter Speed Range1/4000 – 30 sec1/4000 – 30 sec
Bulb ModeYesYes
JPEG Buffer SizeUnlimited100
AW Buffer Size1013
LCD Resolution1,040,000 dots
(345,600 px)
921,600 dots
(307,200 px)
Articulating ScreenYesNo
Tilt Swivel ScreenYesNo
Selfie ScreenYesNo
Top Deck DisplayNoNo
Focus PeakingNoNo
ViewfinderOptical / LCDOptical / LCD
Viewfinder TypeSLR type; fixed eye-level pentamirror, ~95% coverage, ~0.87x mag., 19mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopterSLR type; eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.85x mag., 18mm eyepoint, -1.7 to +0.5 diopter, Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen
Focus PeakingNoNo
Video Features
Video Resolution3840×2160 (24p/25p)1920×1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
Video File FormatMPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with AAC audio in MP4 containerMOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Monaural Linear PCM)
Memory Card TypeSD / SDHC / SDXCSD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card SlotNoNo
SD UHS Support
Microphone JackYesNo
Headphone JackNoNo
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in FlashYesYes
Max Flash Sync Speed1/2001/200
Internal connectionsMini (Type-C) HDMI-CEC, 3.5mm Stereo Mic Jack, Wired Remote JackType-C Mini HDMI with CEC, USB 2.0
Built-In Wi-FiYesNo
Built-In GPSNoNo
USB TypeUSB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFiUSB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth
Battery Life (CIPA)1070 shots1550 shots
Battery TypesLithium-ion rechargebleLithium-ion rechargeable
Weight23.4 oz
(664 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
21.7 oz
(615 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size4.8 x
3.6 x
2.7 in.
(122 x
93 x
70 mm)
4.9 x
3.8 x
2.7 in.
(124 x
97 x
70 mm)
Release Date2019-04-102018-09-15



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