The Nikon D5500 is a compact and lightweight DSLR that features a 24.2MP DX-format sensor with no optical low pass filter. It also includes a new 3.2-inch Vari-angle 1.37M-dot touchscreen, built in Wi-Fi, 5 fps continuous shooting, ISO range of 100–25600.
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.
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.
Large, high-resolution monitor
See every detail of your photos and movies as you shoot from exciting perspectives. The large 3.2-inch 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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 may be.
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.
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.
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.
- 24.2MP DX-format sensor, no optical low-pass filter
- EXPEED 4 image-processing engine
- 5fps continuous shooting
- ISO 100-25,600
- 39-point AF system (including nine cross-type points)
- Full HD 1080p video recording at 50/60p
- Pentamirror optical viewfinder, approx 95% coverage
- 3.2in vari-angle touchscreen LCD, 1,037k dots
- Picture Control 2.0
- Built-in stereo microphones
- Built-in Wi-Fi