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Nikon D5500 Camera Review

The Nikon D5500 is a mid level consumer camera that fits in the lineup between the entry level D3300 and the advanced amateur D7200 camera. Featuring a tilt and swivel LCD screen and built in Wi-Fi over the D3300 as well as some additional features this camera is sure to capture great images for a lot of photo enthusiasts


  • Body Only - $699.95
  • Body with AF-S DX 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 VR II Lens - $799.95
  • Body with AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5/.6 VR Lens - $1199.95

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Overall User Rating

4.76 out of 5

based on 641 user reviews online.

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Sensor Size APS-C (1.5x)
Megapixels 24
Body Construction Carbon fiber, composite
Dimensions (WxHxD) 4.88 x 3.82 x 2.76
Weight 0.93
Weather Sealed No
Memory Card SD/SDHC/SDXC
Dual Command Wheels No
Viewfinder Type Pentamirror
Viewfinder Coverage 95
ISO Range 100-25600
Mirror Lock Up No
Burst Rate 5
LCD Size 3.2
LCD Resolution 1,037,000
Articulated LCD Screen Tilt & Swivel
Touchscreen Yes
Image Stabilization No
Remote Shutter Release Wired & Wireless (InfraRed)
WiFi Yes
AF Points 39
AF Sensitivity -1ev to +19ev
Minimum Shutter Speed 30
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000
Flash Sync Speed 1/200
Built In Flash Yes
Wireless TTL Flash No
Video Specs 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25, 24 fps)
Mic In Yes
Headphone Out No
Built In Mic Stereo

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