Nikon D5500

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Nikon D5500

Released January 2015

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Type EntryLevelDSLR
Announced 06/01/2015  
Indicative price (USD) 900  
Sensor type CMOS  
Resolution 6016 x 4016  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 24.16  
Sensor size (mm) 15.6 x 23.5 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 14.0
Focal length multiplier 1.5 
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  100 - 25600 
Shutter type Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 5.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  No 
Dust cleaning Yes 
Mount type Nikon F DX  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type Li-Ion, EN-EL14a, 7.2V, 1230mAh, 8.9Wh 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization Yes 
Camera material Mixed Plastic / Metal 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type Optical 
View finder magnification 0.82 
View finder coverage 95 
Mirror lockup Yes 
View finder diopter -1.7 to +0.5 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size 3.2 
Monitor pixel 1037000 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen Yes 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); Continuous-servo AF (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A); predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status Manual focus (MF): Electronic rangefinder can be used 
Number of autofocus points 39 
Exposure bracketing 3 frames in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV 
Exposure compensation +/-5 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV 
Drive modes Auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A) Continuous-servo (AF-C) Face-Priority AF available in Live View only Full-time Servo (AF-A) available in Live View only Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder Normal area Single-servo AF (AF-S) Wide area 
Buffer size  
Recording medium SD, SDHC, SDXC 
Image format JPEG, RAW (NEF) 
White balance bracketing 3 shots in steps of 1 
Connectivity AV / USB / Wi-Fi 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes 
Histogram Yes 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080 / 60 fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus Yes 
Video file format MOV 
Video codec H.264 
Video stabilisation No 

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