Nikon D3500 DSLR kit is LOWEST PRICE EVER at £289.99 in Xmas camera deal

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The Nikon D3500 is one of our favorite cameras for beginners, and the one that we tend recommend to everyone who asks us what to buy a college student that is getting into photography. This is a great DSLR, and gets you into the Nikon camera system. This kit from Amazon UK with the basic 18-55mm non-VR zoom lens is now being sold at its lowest ever price - just £289.99. Now that is a perfect last minute Christmas present for anyone who wants to take photography more seriously in 2020.

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Nikon D3500 with 18-55mm kit lens £289.99

Nikon D3500 with 18-55mm kit lens £289.99

This is the latest in a long line of superbly built budget DSLRs from Nikon - and the perfect camera for students and beginners. This deal is £190 under the recommended retail price, and the lowest we have seen this combination at since launch last year. UK deal

This combination is around £10 cheaper than it was over Black Friday - but if you are looking to spend a bit more, then also look at some of the great twin-lens kits that are being offered on the D3500, that gets you a telephoto zoom as well as a standard zoom (see table below for current pricing)

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Chris George

Chris George has worked on Digital Camera World since its launch in 2017. He has been writing about photography, mobile phones, video making and technology for over 30 years – and has edited numerous magazines including PhotoPlus, N-Photo, Digital Camera, Video Camera, and Professional Photography. 

His first serious camera was the iconic Olympus OM10, with which he won the title of Young Photographer of the Year - long before the advent of autofocus and memory cards. Today he uses a Nikon D800, a Fujifilm X-T1, a Sony A7, and his iPhone 11 Pro.

He has written about technology for countless publications and websites including The Sunday Times Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, Dorling Kindersley, What Cellphone, T3 and Techradar.