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Nikon D5500 DX-format Digital SLR Body (Black)

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  • 24.2 MP DX-format CMOS sensor with no optical low-pass filter (OLPF)
  • 39-point Autofocus (AF) system
  • 5 frames per second continuous shooting
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • High resolution, vari-angle LCD with familiar, smartphone-like touchscreen for easy use
  • 1080/60p HD video capabilities allow for capture of fast-moving subjects or creating slow motion effects
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and smartphone compatibility for instant sharing
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Color Black Black Black Black Black Black
Continuous Shooting 5 5 5 frames_per_second 6 3 5
Screen Size 3.2 in 3.2 in 3 in 3.2 in 3 in 3 in
Focus Type Includes Manual Focus Includes Manual Focus manual-and-auto Includes Manual Focus Includes Manual Focus Includes Manual Focus
Image stabilization None None None None None
ISO Range Auto, 100 - 25600 Auto, 100 - 12800 (25600 with boost) 100 to 25600 Auto, 100-25600, expands to 102400 (black and white only) Auto, 100 - 6400 (25600 with boost) Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600 (with boost)
Item Dimensions 2.76 x 4.88 x 3.82 in 2.99 x 4.92 x 3.86 in 4.88 x 2.97 x 3.86 in 2.99 x 5.35 x 4.21 in 3.07 x 5.08 x 3.86 in 2.99 x 4.88 x 3.86 in
Item Weight 0.93 lb 1.06 lbs 0.87 lb 1.49 lbs 1.22 lbs 0.95 lb
Megapixels 24.2 megapixels 24.2 megapixels 24.2 megapixels 24.2 megapixels 24.1 megapixels 24.2 megapixels
Optical Sensor Resolution 24.2 megapixels 24.2 megapixels 24.2 megapixels 24.2 megapixels 24.1 megapixels 24.2 megapixels
Optical Zoom 1x 3x 1x 1x 1x 3x
Photo Sensor Size APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm) CMOS (23.5 x 15.6mm) CMOS (23.5 x 15.6mm) APS-C (23.5 x 15.6mm) APS-C (23.5 x 15.6mm) APS-C
Style Name Body w/ 18-55mm w/ 18-55mm Body Only Body Only w/ 18-55mm
Video Capture Resolution 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50, 30, 25 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps) 1920 x 1080 Full HD, 1280 x 720 HD, 640 x 424 VGA 1920 x 1080 Full HD, 1280 x 720 HD 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps) 1080p_hd 1080p_hd
Viewfinder Optical (pentamirror) Eye-level Pentamirror Single-Lens Reflex Eye-level Pentamirror Single-Lens Reflex Optical (pentaprism) Optical (pentamirror) Optical (pentamirror)
Wireless Technology Yes Yes BuiltIn, with NFC Yes Yes

Expert Review Summary

DPReview Silver Award
April 2015
What makes the D5500 stand out from the crowd is not just the features borrowed from higher-end models, but the work that the company has put into making the camera pleasure to use. It will appeal to folks who are moving up from a compact camera and want to point-and-shoot for a while, or to more advanced users who want something easy to carry around.

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Jeff Keller Jeff Keller Camera Expert
The D5500 is a truly portable, easy-to-hold DSLR that impressed me with its image and video quality, feature set, and subject tracking ability. I wish it had a second control dial, larger buffer, and better smartphone app, but it's still a camera I'd recommend to friends and family.
Samuel Spencer Samuel Spencer Camera Expert
The D5500 gets three things very right: the image quality, the grip, and the price. Its unconventional control placement takes getting used to and the viewfinder can trigger claustrophobia, but once figured out offers a lot of photographic confidence, comfort, and competence for less cash than would be expected.
Barney Britton Barney Britton Camera Expert
The Nikon D5500 doesn't offer much that the D5300 didn't, but the addition of a touch-sensitive rear display and considerably more comfortable grip make it a more pleasant camera to use than its predecessor. Image quality is up there with some of the best APS-C cameras in any class, and the AF system is excellent. The D7200 is more pro-friendly but the D5500 is a real bargain if you can live with the entry-level ergonomics.

Reasons to buy

  • Excellent image quality: The camera takes great photos and captures wide dynamic range, giving photographers a lot of latitude when adjusting exposure when post-processing Raw images.
  • Compact, well-designed body: The D5500 is one of the smallest DSLRs you'll find and Nikon has given it what is likely the best grip in its class.
  • Fully articulating LCD: The 3.2" LCD is high resolution and offers 270 degrees of rotation, which is handy for video recording, shooting over crowds, tripod work, and more.
  • Strong battery life: The D5500's battery life of 820 shots per charge is well above average in the entry-level to midrange interchangeable lens camera class.

Things to consider

  • JPEGs can get smudged at high ISOs: Fine and low contrast detail can be smudged at high sensitivities when shooting JPEGs
  • Limited buffer memory: When shooting Raw images, the camera's memory buffer fills quickly, allowing for just 5-6 shots before pausing to save photos to a memory card.
  • No secondary control dial: Some enthusiasts may be put off by the fact that, unlike its peers, the D5500 lacks a second control dial, which makes adjusting exposure a lot easier.
  • Basic smartphone app: Nikon's smartphone app offers nearly zero camera control, and we found the Android version to be unreliable.
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Product description

Color:Black  |  Style:Body  |  Configuration:Base

Product Description

Nikon D5500 Body DSLR Camera - Black. 24.2MP DX-Format CMOS Sensor. EXPEED 4 Image Processor. No Optical Low-Pass Filter. 3.2" 1,037k-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen. Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps. Built-In Wi-Fi. Continuous Shooting up to 5 fps. 39-Point Multi-CAM 4800DX AF Sensor. Native Sensitivity to ISO 25600. Built-In Intervalometer. Body Supplied with: EN-EL14a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery; MH-24 Quick Charger; DK-25 Rubber Eyecup; UC-E17 USB Cable; EG-CP16 Audio Video Cable; AN-DC14 Camera Strap; BF-1B Body Cap; Nikon View NX 2 CD-ROM.,Provides an extensible design that enables. Design that delivers high availability, scalability, and for maximum flexibility and price/performance. The Country of origin is Thailand.

From the Manufacturer

Get more creative than ever. Flip out the touchscreen Vari-angle display, find an exciting new perspective and capture it as an ultra-sharp 24.2-megapixel photo. Flick a switch and start recording Full HD 1080 video at a high-speed frame rate of 60p, which is great for fast action and ultra-smooth slow motion. Break free of the ordinary with artistic filters and effects, built-in HDR capabilities, time lapse photography, outstanding low-light capabilities and much more. You won't even have to wait to share your creations built-in Wi-Fi means you can share your images anywhere, anytime.

Photo of the D5500 DSLR with NIKKOR lens and image of a blonde woman on the LCD


Sometimes, inspiration comes from the tools we use to create. Take the D5500 for example, a compact DSLR capable of inspiring a new level of creativity. From the moment you flip the touchscreen Vari-angle display and capture an ultra-sharp 24.2-megapixel photo, you'll begin to see your photography in a new light. At the flick of a switch, the D5500 transforms into a versatile Full HD video camera. Record 1080 video at a high speed frame rate of 60p perfect for capturing fast-moving subjects or creating ultra-smooth slow motion effects. Break free of the ordinary with star trail images, interval timer sequences and HDR photography. Add artistic filters and effects and even retouch your shots right in the camera, and then share your creations instantly with built-in Wi-Fi. Inspiration has a new name, and it's the D5500.

Nikon D5500 photo of a blonde woman highlighting stunning detail

Sharpen your creative vision

Stunning, sharp, detailed photos & videos

To create amazing photos and videos, a digital SLR needs a great lens, a great image sensor and great image processing. The D5500 has all three. It's high-resolution sensor has no optical low-pass filter, freeing it to capture the outstanding details provided by NIKKOR lenses. Enlarge or crop your shots without losing detail or sharpness. EXPEED 4 image processing handles all of that data with ease for clean, sharply defined images in low light up to 25,600 ISO, 1080/60p videos and an extremely wide dynamic range.

Nikon D5500 photo of a man photographing another man on a skateboard highlighting the Vari-angle LCD

Touch and shoot from many angles

High resolution touchscreen Vari-angle LCD

A first for Nikon DSLRs, the D5500 features a touchscreen Vari-angle LCD for exciting new shooting possibilities and easier handling. Flip out the large 3.2-inch display for an interesting new angle, then simply touch where you want to focus and shoot. A new Fn button gives you one-touch access to important settings like aperture, ISO sensitivity, AF mode and more. During playback, pinch to zoom in and check the details. Easily navigate menu items, set video settings and more, all as familiar as operating a smartphone.

Photo of a group of people taking a selfie, using the D5500 remotely, along with the snapbridge logo and tablet and smart phone

Share your shots instantly

Built-in Wi-Fi and smartphone compatibility

Share amazing moments while they're happening and without missing a beat. Flip out the LCD and start taking DSLR-quality selfies! The D5500 quickly transfers your creations to a compatible smartphone or tablet for easy sharing by email, texting or posting online, wherever you are no hot spot needed. Your smartphone or tablet can even act as an external monitor and remote control for the D5500 imagine the possibilities!

Wi-Fi and the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED logo are registered trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance.

Nikon D5500 photo of a woman looking at the LCD of her D5500, highlighting its compact size and design

Create everywhere

Small and durable enough to grab and go

There's an old saying: the best camera is the one that's with you. The D5500 is designed to always be with you. It's small and lightweight (just 14.9-oz), so you won't mind taking it along. Its strong and durable (thanks to a monocoque structure featuring long-fiber reinforced thermoplastics), so you won't worry when conditions get rough. And its ergonomic design and easy-to-use controls will have you shooting the pictures you've always wanted in no time.

Nikon D5500 photos of a skateboarder showing continuous shooting speed and the 39-point AF

Focus on the moment

The D5500 delivers outstanding speed and accuracy to help you catch all the moments that matter smiles, tears, big plays and big hugs. Its 39-point AF system includes nine highly accurate cross-type sensors for enhanced AF accuracy. Freeze moments by shooting up to 5 frames per second, or extend moments with unlimited continuous shooting at shutter speeds between 4 and 30 seconds for stunning star trail images.

Nikon D5500 with a lens and ME-1 Stereo Microphone showing cinematic possibilities

Make it cinematic

Cinematic storytelling is at your fingertips with the D5500. Capture Full HD video at a frame rate of 60p with tack-sharp details, vibrant colors and high-fidelity stereo sound. An improved full-time autofocus keeps moving subjects sharp, and advanced Picture Controls like Flat and Clarity make it easier to perfect your movies in post-production.

Supplied Accessories

  • D5500 - Body Only
  • EN-EL14a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
  • MH-24 Quick Charger
  • DK-25 Rubber Eyecup
  • UC-E23 USB Cable
  • EG-CP16 Audio Video Cable
  • AN-DC3 Strap
  • BF-1B Body Cap
  • NikonView NX2 CD ROM

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Color:Black  |  Style:Body  |  Configuration:Base

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