Following the product release trail at CES, 2015 Nikon has announced a new entry-level DSLR camera D5500. The Nikon D5500 DSLR camera is the successor of Nikon's earlier release D5300.
Featuring a 24.2MP DX format sensor, the D5500 boasts an identical 3.2-inch touchscreen and 1,080p videos recording @60FPS as in the D5300. Apart from these two points, the latest D5500 features a lot of meaningful modifications on the latest.
The Nikon D5500 features an EXPEED 4 image processing engine with a wide range of ISO capability 100-25,660 for shooting in challenging lighting conditions.
Measuring 12.45x9.65x7.12mm and weighing 419.6g, the Nikon D5500 is an ergonomic, light-weight camera with built-in WiFi capability to share images with other devices.
The Vari-angle touchscreen adds essential controls like Touch AF, pinch to check DOF and focus accuracy and even activate the shutter with simple touch. The new Fn (Function) touch controls also feature significant controls like AF point selection, aperture, ISO sensitivity, AF area mode and more. The Nikon D5500 helps the photographer to easily compose images, shoots and review each image or video in the 1,037k dot high-resolution screen.
The Nikon D5500 DSLR camera features 39 AF (AutoFocus) points with nine cross-type sensors. Nikon also features advanced focus modes including 3D tracking for capturing moving objects accurately with sharp focus.
Apart from that, the camera features Contrast Detect, Phase Detect, Multi-Area, Centre, Selective Single-Point, Tracking, Single, Continuous, Touch, Face Detection and Live View. The Nikon D5500 also offers a plethora of utility options, including 16 unique Scene and Effects Modes. It also features various scene modes for easy operational ability.