Do your world justice and capture your best images yet with the D5500. Lightweight and powerful, this slimline D-SLR with familiar touchscreen operation frees you to do more with your photography.
From fast movement to challenging low-light situations, the D5500 doesn’t disappoint. Even when printed large or shown on a big screen, your photos and movies will be crystal-clear reflections of the way you see the world.
The responsive vari-angle touchscreen offers intuitive operation, and built-in Wi-Fi makes it simple to share your high-quality photos via a smart device. Exceptionally portable and incredibly comfortable to handle, this D-SLR puts perfection within your reach.
Inspiring image quality: Leave image-blur behind and enjoy vibrant, richly detailed images. From fast movement to low-light situations, your shots never looked this good.
Vari-angle touchscreen: Control your camera like a smartphone. Flip, tilt or rotate the touchscreen to compose shots from exciting angles, and then tap to focus and shoot.
Built in Wi-Fi: Your smart device will be one of your favourite camera accessories. Use the built-in Wi-Fi function to easily share impressive photos via a compatible smartphone or tablet.
Perfect grip: Curve your fingers around the deep grip and you won’t want to put this camera down. Combined with its lightweight, slim-line body, the D5500 is all about comfort.
Superior light sensitivity: Shoot brilliant photos and movies even when the light is scarce. With an ISO range of 100–25600, you’ll achieve crisp, clean images more often than ever before.
D-Movies: Record smooth, finely detailed Full HD video clips you’ll be proud of, at frame rates up to 50p/60p. Continuous Live View autofocus keeps your subjects sharp, even when the action is fast.
In perfect focus: Nikon’s class-leading 39-point autofocus system is always on target. Advanced 3D subject tracking maintains focus on even the smallest subjects, however unpredictable their movements.
NIKKOR: See how the best lenses lead to the best photos and movies. Use a fast prime lens for beautiful background blur, a telephoto lens for distant subjects, or a wide-angle lens for dramatic effect.
Full 24.2-megapixel power: enjoy a level of image detail that never fails to impress. Specifically designed without an optical low-pass filter (OLPF), the D5500’s image sensor makes the most of its 24.2-megapixel resolution to sharply capture even the finest textures, and render images with incredibly crisp detail.
5 fps continuous shooting: capture fleeting gestures or facial expressions at exactly the right moment. Capable of shooting action at a swift five frames-per-second, the D5500 captures every move.
EXPEED 4: enjoy high-speed operation and crystal-clear images with true-to-life colour in any light. Nikon’s fast and powerful image processor boasts advanced noise reduction capabilities and enables smooth movie recording.
Streamlined design: the exceptionally portable D5500 will be your camera of choice more often than you’d expect. Boasting a lightweight yet robust monocoque structure, this slim D-SLR is the perfect photography partner on any occasion.
Large, high-resolution monitor: see every detail of your photos and movies as you shoot from exciting perspectives. The large 8.1-cm (3.2-in.) vari-angle LCD monitor boasts a wide-viewing angle and high 1,037k-dot resolution. Compose or review shots and apply special effects with clarity whether you’re shooting indoors or out.
Touch control: feel completely in tune with what you’re doing. The responsive touchscreen makes the D5500 as intuitive to shoot with as any smart device. Simply tap the screen to focus and shoot, or adjust settings such as aperture, ISO and shutter speed. Swipe to scroll though images, or pinch-to-zoom during playback.
Touch Fn: quickly adjust key settings with a finger swipe when shooting through the viewfinder. You can assign up to eight settings to the Touch Fn function, including focus points, AF area modes, aperture and ISO sensitivity.
Effects mode: create distinctive photos and movies using a range of special effects. Try Pop to brighten colours; fit the whole view in with Easy Panorama; or use Toy Camera to create a retro effect. You can preview your chosen effect and adjust its intensity as you shoot.
Picture control 2.0: perfectly reflect your creative vision. Picture Control makes it easy to take complete control over sharpening, contrast, brightness, hue, and saturation when shooting stills and video. Choose between seven modes: Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape and Flat, which retains all the details and preserves rich tonal information, making it the ideal choice if you plan to retouch images after shooting.
Optical viewfinder: see what the camera sees and shoot with absolute clarity. Put your eye to the viewfinder and you can follow your subjects in real time, without delay or distraction. To make the shooting process even smoother, the D5500 automatically displays the image you’ve just shot on the LCD monitor the moment you take your eye away from the viewfinder.
Expand your system: extend your creative options with Nikon’s D-SLR system accessories. Discover how simple flash photography can be with a portable Nikon Speedlight, or achieve the best quality sound recordings possible with the optional ME-1 Stereo Microphone. No matter where you want your photography to go, Nikon has the tools to get you there.
Specifications:TypeSingle-lens reflex digital cameraLens mountNikon F mountEffective angle of viewNikon DX format; focal length equivalent to approx. 1.5x that of lenses with FX format angle of viewImage sensorDX, 23.5 mm x 15.6 mm CMOSTotal pixels 24.78 millionDust-reduction systemImage sensor cleaning, Image Dust Off reference data (Capture NX-D software required)Effective pixels24.2 millionImage size (pixels) (L)6000 x 4000, (M) 4496 x 3000, (S) 2992 x 2000Storage file formats NEF (RAW): 12- or 14 bit, compressed. JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1 : 4), normal (approx. 1 : 8), or basic (approx. 1 : 16) compression. NEF (RAW)+JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formatsPicture Control SystemStandard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape, Flat; selected Picture Control can be modified; storage for custom Picture ControlsStorage mediaSD, SDHC (UHS-I compliant), SDXC (UHS-I compliant)File systemDCF 2.0, DPOF, Exif 2.3, PictBridgeViewfinderEye-level pentamirror single-lens reflex viewfinderFrame coverageApprox. 95% horizontal and 95% verticalMagnificationApprox. 0.82x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, –1.0 m-¹)Eyepoint17 mm (–1.0 m-¹; from center surface of viewfinder eyepiece lens)Diopter adjustment-1.7 – +0.5m-1Focusing screenType B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screenDepth-of-field previewYesLens apertureInstant return, electronically controlledCompatible lensesAutofocus is available with AF-S and AF-I lenses. Autofocus is not available with other type G and D lenses, AF lenses (IX NIKKOR and lenses for the F3AF are not supported), and AI-P lenses. Non-CPU lenses can be used in mode M, but the camera exposure meter will not function. The electronic rangefinder can be used with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster.Shutter typeElectronically-controlled vertical-travel focalplane shutterShutter speed1/4000–30s, in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV; Bulb; TimeFlash sync speedX=1/200s, synchronizes with shutter at 1/200 s or slowerRelease modeS (single frame), CL (continuous low speed), CH (continuous high speed), Q (quiet shutter-release), Self-timer, Interval timer shooting, delayed remote; ML-L3, quick-response remote; ML-L3Frame advance rateApprox.5 fps. L: Up to 3 fps. H: Up to 5 fps (JPEG and 12-bit NEF/RAW) or 4 fps (14-bit NEF/RAW). Note: Frame rates assume continuous-servo AF, manual or shutter-priority auto exposure, a shutter speed of 1/250 s or faster, Release selected for Custom Setting a1 (AF-C priority selection), and other settings at default values.Self-timer2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1-9 exposuresMetering methodMatrix metering: 3D color matrix metering II (type G, E, and D lenses); color matrix metering II (other CPU lenses). Center-weighted metering: Weight of 75% given to 8-mm circle in center of frame. Spot metering: Meters 3.5-mm circle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on selected focus pointMetering range (ISO 100, f/1.4 lens, 20 °C/68 °F) Matrix or center-weighted metering: 0–20 EV. Spot metering: 2–20 EVExposure meter couplingCPUModeAuto modes (auto; auto, flash off); programmed auto with flexible program (P); shutter-priority auto (S); aperture-priority auto (A); manual (M); scene modes (portrait, landscape, child, sports, close up, night portrait, night landscape, party/indoor, beach/snow, sunset, dusk/dawn, pet portrait, candlelight, blossom, autumn colors, food); special effects modes (night vision, super vivid, pop, photo illustration, toy camera effect, miniature effect, selective color, silhouette, high key, low key)Focus points39, can be selected from 39 or 11 focus pointsAF-area modeSingle-point AF, 9-, 21-, or 39- point dynamic-area AF, 3D-tracking, auto-area AFFocus lockFocus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing AE-L/AF-L buttonBuilt-in flashAuto, portrait, child, close up, night portrait, party/indoor, pet portrait, super vivid, pop, photo illustration, toy camera effect: Auto flash with auto pop-up. P, S, A, M, food: Manual pop-up with button releaseGuide NumberApprox. 12/39, 12/39 with manual flash (m/ft, ISO 100, 20°C/68°F)Flash controlTTL: i-TTL flash control using 2016-pixel RGB sensor is available with built-in flash; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix and center-weighted metering, standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR with spot meteringFlash modesAuto, auto with red-eye reduction, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with red-eye reduction, fill-flash, red-eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync with red-eye reduction, rear-curtain with slow sync, rear-curtain sync, offFlash compensation-3 – +1 EV in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV, in P, S, A, M, and SCENE modesFlash-ready indicatorLights when built-in flash or optional flash unit is fully charged; blinks after flash is fired at full outputAccessory shoeISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lockNikon Creative Lighting SystemAdvanced Wireless Lighting supported with SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, or SB-500 as a master flash or SU-800 as commander; Flash Color Information Communication supported with all CLS-compatible flash unitsSync terminalAS-15 sync terminal adapter (available separately)White balanceAuto, incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual, all except preset manual with fine-tuning.White balance bracketing3 shots in steps of 1BatteryOne EN-EL14a rechargeable Li-ion batteryAC adapterEH-5b AC adapter; requires EP-5A power connector (available separately)Tripod socket1/4–in. (ISO 1222)Dimensions(W x H x D) Approx. 124 x 97 x 70 mm (4.9 x 3.9 x 2.8 in.)WeightApprox. 470 g (1 lb 0.6 oz), with battery and memory card but without body cap; approx. 420 g/14.9 oz (camera body only)Operating environment - temperature 0°C–40°C (+32°F–104°F)Operating environment - humidity 85% or less (no condensation)Supplied accessoriesRubber Eyecup DK-25, Body Cap BF-1B, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14a (with terminal cover), Battery Charger MH-24 (plug adapter supplied in countries or regions where required; shape depends on country of sale), Strap AN-DC3, USB Cable UC-E23, Audio/video cable EG-CP16
Rubber Eyecup DK-25, Body Cap BF-1B, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14a (with terminal cover), Battery Charger MH-24 (plug adapter supplied in countries or regions where required; shape depends on country of sale), Strap AN-DC3, USB Cable UC-E23, Audio/video cable EG-CP16.
· from United Kingdom
Purchased recently as a replacement for a v old DSLR and I am really happy with it thus far. Easy to use oob and produces cracking pics.
Can't wait to give it a run out against some wildlife in a couple of months.
Yes, I would recommend this product.
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