- Resolution: 24 MP
- Sensor size: 23.5 x 15.6 mm
- Screen size: 3.2 inches
- Sensor type: CMOS
- Type: DSLR
- Wi-Fi: Yes,IEEE 802.11b/g
- Built-in Flash: Yes
- Battery Type: Li-ion
- LCD Info Display: TFT LCD
Nikon D5500: Featuring a 24MP Sensor and the Expeed 4 Image Processor
Nikon has finally revealed its latest D5500, a compact SLR with several reliable attributes and a wider repertoire. This camera features the mid-range DX format sans the OLPF in addition to a sturdy layout. Here are the included features in detail:
The D5500 boasts of a 24MP image sensor working in unison with the Expeed 4 image processor. This camera supports a maximum image resolution of 6000x4000 pixels besides the aspect ratio in 3:2. Other image resolutions are also supported by this APS-C sensor, measuring 23.5mmx15.6mm in terms of dimensions. The CMOS sensor offers an Auto ISO sensitivity range of 100-25600 as well. 12 white balance presets are featured in addition to the custom white balance mode. Image stabilization seems to be missing in addition to the RAW format which is supported by this handset. Basic, Fine and Normal JPEG quality levels are also featured. In terms of lens mount, the D5500 supports Nikon F with the focal length multiplication limit of 1.5X. Manual focus and autofocus are also included with this compact with 39 focus points to rely upon. The featured Autofocus modes include Contrast Detect, Phase Detect, Live View, Face Detection and many more.
Photography and Videography
The D5500 sports a shutter speed range of 30-1/4000 sec in addition to the Aperture and Shutter priority modes. This camera boasts of the manual exposure mode besides multiple subject modes as well. Built-in flash is supported with a range of 12.00m at ISO 100. External flash via Hot Shoe is also supported by this D5500. Multiple flash modes in Auto, On, Off, Rear Curtain and many more are supported. This camera allows burst shooting at 5.0 frames per second. 3 metering modes are included with Exposure compensation, AE bracketing and WB bracketing added into the mix.
In terms of video recording, the D5500 supports the MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. Movie captures in Full HD or 1080p can be initiated at 60-24 frames per second. Other resolutions are supported in HD and 424p at 60fps and 30 fps respectively. Stereo microphone is featured along in addition to the mono speaker.
The D5500 boasts of a fully articulated TFT LCD monitor measuring 3.2inches. The featured panel supports a touch based interface in addition to the resolution of 1037K dots. Live View is supported besides the Optical Penta-mirror as the dedicated viewfinder. This unit features coverage area of 95 percent in addition to the magnification limit of 0.82X. The D5500 also supports time-lapse recording.
Connectivity and Storage
The D5500 supports USB 2.0 in terms of connectivity, featuring a transfer rate of 480Mbit/sec. Mini-HDMI support is rendered in addition to the Orientation sensor and Built-in wireless support. The photo retrieval mode is incorporated via the Smartphone dedicated apps.
Build and Battery
The D5500 measures 124mmx97mmx70mm in terms of dimensions and weighs 420g. Supplying power to the camera is the EN-EL14/EN-EL14 a battery module supporting up to 820 shots on a single charge.
Nikon D5500 Rivals:
Canon EOS 700D
Canon EOS 60D
Canon EOS 600D