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Nikon D5500 Digital Camera

$579.97
$467.88 $112.09 cheaper than 49 days ago
SLR 24.2MP CMOS SDXC Feb 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Compatible Memory Cards Release Date
Nine industry awards
Supports video recording
Fairly large display diagonal
869 Reviews + 9 Awards
Digital Versus 5 Star DP Review Silver PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended
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Reviews

Nine Industry Awards

This camera received a "Recommended" award from both websites Digitaltrends.com and Letsgodigital.org/nl/, both of which wrote that this high megapixel digital camera was good.

The experts at two additional expert review sites both decided that this Nikon digital camera was very good. This camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from both Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com.

This digital camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by both review websites Tomsguide.com and Gadgetsmagazine.com.ph, both of which concluded that this camera was outstanding.

Review websites DP Review concluded that this high megapixel digital camera was great and gave it their "Silver" award.

Digital Versus gave this digital camera a "5 Star" award and it received an "EISA Best Product" award from EISA.eu.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on fourty-five expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, CNET.com and Ephotozine this Nikon camera has an average expert rating of 82 out of 100.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

D5500 owners on average rated this digital camera as outstanding. 622 reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 97% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 25,534 owner and expert reviews (including 3,033 verified purchases), Nikon has good ratings for its cameras. Nikon also has good ratings specifically within its high megapixel cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 97% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Technical Details

Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon D5500 has a self-timer, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since April 2017.


Light Exposure

Supports Two ISO Sensitivities

The Nikon D5500 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras of this age and spec. This Nikon digital camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera. The ISO sensitivity "25600" is also supported by this camera.

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Picture Quality

6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon D5500 has a 6000 x 4000 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution found on most high megapixel cameras that were launched more than two years ago. Across all digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera the best image resolution is 7360 x 4912 pixels and the worst is 4608 x 3456 pixels.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon D5500 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera.

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Flash

Has an External Flash Connector

The Nikon D5500 has an external flash connector. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera also have an external flash connector.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon D5500 has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Nikon D5500 has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago also have a shoe mounting point.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Microphone in

The Nikon D5500 has a microphone in, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera.

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Supports PictBridge

The Nikon D5500 supports PictBridge. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for more than two years also support PictBridge.

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Has an HDMI

The Nikon D5500 has an HDMI, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most frequently supported USB version on high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Nikon D5500 supports video recording. Most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as this camera also support video recording.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon D5500 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. In addition, this Nikon digital camera support a video resolutions of 640 x 424 pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

Amongst comparable types of camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Nikon D5500 has a handheld remote control, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera do not have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Nikon D5500 has a hand strap, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Nikon D5500 has a battery charger included. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera also have a battery charger included.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Nikon D5500 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Nikon D5500 has a batteries included, as do most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Design

Dustproof

The Nikon D5500 is dustproof. Most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera also are dustproof.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon D5500 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras of this type and age.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash and we think the Sony Alpha A5100 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon D5500 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also support Wi-Fi.

Other cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might want to look at include the Sony Alpha A5100 which is cheaper.

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Camera

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon D5500 has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Calendar

The Nikon D5500 features calendar, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Nikon D5500 supports direct printing, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Nikon D5500 has an anti-dust function, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Has a Dioptre Correction

The Nikon D5500 has a dioptre correction. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera also have a dioptre correction.

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Supports Live View

The Nikon D5500 supports live view, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon D5500 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Features Histogram

The Nikon D5500 features histogram. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also feature histogram.

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Very Small Eye Relief

The Nikon D5500 has a fairly small eye relief (only 17 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago. The smallest eye relief of high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago is 17mm and the biggest is 23mm.

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Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The Nikon D5500 has one of the larger display diagonals (3.2 inches) amongst cameras of this age. The average display diagonal of similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years is 3", and the display diagonals range from 2.5" to 4.8".

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Has a Touchscreen

The Nikon D5500 has a touchscreen. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera do not have a touchscreen.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Nikon D5500 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

Cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera have display resolutions (numeric) of between 460 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels. At 1,037,000 pixel, the Nikon D5500 has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

The Nikon D5500 has a fairly standard weight (420 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this camera.

Alternative cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Sony Alpha A5100 (224g) which is also cheaper.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon w18105mm
Barcodes 00009608235271, 00018208015450, 00018208015467, 00018208015474, 00018208015481, 00018208015528, 00018208941889, 00018208941957, 00018208942008, 00018208942077, 00018208945009, 00018208947621, 00018208947638, 00018208948116, 00018208998340, 00018208998357, 00018208998364, 00018208998371, 00704660943447, 00845251089080, 00845251089097, 00845251089127, 00845251089271, 00845251089325, 05712505629611, 08033737554449, 08033737554456, 08033737554463

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