Carrying on from the Nikon D5300. The new Nikon D5500 offers the same excellent image quality, in a smaller/lighter package and improves usability with a massive 3.2 inch touchscreen LCD.
Perfect for beginner and advanced photographers/videographers, the D5500 offers a huge range of effects modes.
With the addition of Super Vivid, Photo Illustration, and Pop options, the D5500 offers selection from a total of ten special effects.
All up the D5500 packs incredible speed and features into a small & light weight, go anywhere camera.
24.2 Megapixel APS-C CMOS Sensor
Swiveling touchscreen Vari-angle LCD display
Full HD (1080/60p) video recording
Built-in Wi-Fi® connectivity for instant photo sharing
Nikon D5500 – Same exceptional performance, smaller and lighter body
Following on from its impressive predecessors, the New Nikon D5500 features a similarly impressive feature pack, but in an even more compact and lightweight package. A high-resolution 24.4 Megapixel sensor is featured, sans optical low-pass filter which ultimately leads to incredibly sharp and detailed pictures. Powering the camera is the EXPEED 4 image-processor which drives the 5 frames per second continuous shooting motor and aids in impressive low-light performance.
Retained in the D5500 is a remarkable 39-point AF system which is ahead of its class and leads to the camera being extremely popular for sports and action photography. This quick and accurate AF system works in combination with the aforementioned continuous drive for a well-equipped action camera. What’s more, the 5 frames per second can be maintained for up to 100 shots when shooting Jpeg!
Create your own unique world – Special Effects
To add personality to pictures, the D5500 features the special effects mode that was a fixture of past models, with a few worthy inclusions. Add Photo Illustration, super vivid or Pop effects to your images for the extra fun and excitement. Overall there are 10 of these effects to choose from and they are can also be added to your movies!
Easy-to-use – Grab and go
For those of us that are more comfortable with the user-friendly world of the point and shoot camera, the D5500 will make you feel right at home. A perfect match for the first time DSLR user, the D5500 the exceptionally handy scene recognition mode which will determine the conditions of the scene you are photographing and automatically adjust the brightness and colour, producing beautiful pictures with remarkable ease.
Full HD Movie at 60p
The D5500 is capable of delivering extremely detailed and natural looking video footage thanks to Full HD resolution video at 60p. External microphones can be added to the camera VIA the 3.5mm microphone jack, with a perfect pairing being Nikon’s own ME-1 stereo microphone.
Overall the D5500 is a reasonably priced DSLR that will excite beginners and enthusiasts in turn, with its more than adequate feature set and performance in a body that weighs just 420 grams.
This camera is nimble, yet still carries on the feeling and experience of owning a dslr. Great Image quality, easy to use and screen is more then big enough for a person to experience. Comfy grip, fast processor and excellent low light handling. Impressed.
Easy to use, Compact, Screen size
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes