Is Nikon D3500 and Nikon AF-S DX 40mm F2.8 G Micro compatible?

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Nikon D3500

Nikon D3500
Released: 2018
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: DX / APS-C (1.5x)
24 Megapixels
6000 x 4000 pixels

Nikon AF-S DX 40mm F2.8 G Micro

Nikon AF-S DX 40mm F2.8 G Micro
Released: 2011
Standard Prime Lens & Macro
Suited for cameras with APS-C sensors
Focal Length: 40 mm
Aperture: f/2,8

Can you combine these two?

Last updated: June 2024

This is the short answer:

The camera and lens you have chosen can be used together.

Made for each other

This lens is part of the Nikon APS-C (DX) range of products and is ideal for this APS-C camera as well as other cameras with Nikon APS-C (DX) sensor.

Focal Length

The Nikon camera has a sensor of type DX, a smaller version compared to a Full frame sensor, which means that your experienced Focal length will be multiplied by 1.5x.

This lens has focal length:
40 mm

Since Nikon D3500 does not have a Full Frame sensor the experience focal length you will experience will be:
60 mm

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Total weight

When you are looking at a combination of a camera and a lens you must always consider the total weight. Each product weighs in at:

Nikon D3500
365 gram

Nikon AF-S DX 40mm F2.8 G Micro
235 gram

Together they have a total weight of 600 gram (equal to 1.32 lb).

Compatibility Check ID: 2201

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