Nikon D5500 Specs

General

  • Depth
    2.8 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    24.2 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    carbon fiber
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    24780000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    24200000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    APS-C (15.6 x 23.5 mm)
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    OLPF-less architecture, Self Cleaning Sensor Unit
  • Wireless Connection
    IEEE 802.11b/g
  • Image Processor
    EXPEED 4
  • System
    TTL contrast and phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    39
  • AE/AF Control
    3D-tracking AF, Auto-area AF, Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF
  • Face Detection Detalis
    face-priority AF function
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, NEF (RAW), RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

Display

  • Display Format
    1,037,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F
  • Humidity Range Operating
    0 - 85% (non-condensing)

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-25600, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    3D color matrix II, center-weighted, color matrix II, spot (2.5%)
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, i-TTL program flash, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    autumn color, beach/snow, blossom, candle, children, close-up, dawn/dusk, food, landscape, night landscape, night portrait, party/indoor, pet portrait, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset
  • Special Effects
    Color outline, Color sketch, Fisheye, Flat, HDR Painting, High Key, Illustration, Image Overlay, Landscape, Low Key, Miniature, Monochrome, Neutral, Night Vision, Pop, Portrait, Quick retouch, Selective Color, Silhouette, Super Vivid, Toy camera, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, flash, fluorescent, incandescent, shade, sunlight
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-sync Speed
    1/200 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 0-20 (ISO 100)

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    12
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation, wireless off-camera control

Lens System

  • Lens Included
    body only

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, body cap, eyecup, neck strap

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    eye-level pentamirror
  • Features
    auto eye sensor
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - eye-level pentamirror

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDHC UHS-I Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDXC UHS-I Memory Card
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 50 fps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 25 fps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 60 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 50 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 424 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 424 - 25 fps

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    5 frames per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec, 20 sec, 5 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    Active D-Lighting bracketing, Active D-Lighting technology, GPS ready, Live View Scene Auto Selector, Scene Recognition System (SRS), camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, distortion control, high ISO speed noise reduction, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera RAW processing, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye removal, interval shooting mode, noise reduction over long exposures, perspective control, resizing an image

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • X-sync Speed
    1/200 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    sensitivity control

Software

  • Type
    Nikon ViewNX 2

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 820 shots
  • Battery Type
    Nikon EN-EL14a lithium ion - manufacturer-specific
  • Details
    1 x Nikon EN-EL14a Li-ion rechargeable battery (included)

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Nikon
  • Product Line
    Nikon
  • Model
    D5500
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    SLR
  • SLR Enhanced Functionality
    Live View mode, movie recording
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    5 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-25600, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    25600
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, NEF (RAW), RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    EXPEED 4
  • Special Effects
    Color outline, Color sketch, Fisheye, Flat, HDR Painting, High Key, Illustration, Image Overlay, Landscape, Low Key, Miniature, Monochrome, Neutral, Night Vision, Pop, Portrait, Quick retouch, Selective Color, Silhouette, Super Vivid, Toy camera, Vivid
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    face-priority AF function
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec, 20 sec, 5 sec
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Nikon F
  • Features
    Active D-Lighting bracketing, Active D-Lighting technology, GPS ready, Live View Scene Auto Selector, Scene Recognition System (SRS), camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, distortion control, high ISO speed noise reduction, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera RAW processing, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye removal, interval shooting mode, noise reduction over long exposures, perspective control, resizing an image

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    3D color matrix II, center-weighted, color matrix II, spot (2.5%)
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, i-TTL program flash, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Shooting Programs
    autumn color, beach/snow, blossom, candle, children, close-up, dawn/dusk, food, landscape, night landscape, night portrait, party/indoor, pet portrait, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV 0-20
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 100

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Nikon F

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, flash, fluorescent, incandescent, shade, sunlight
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast and phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    39
  • AE/AF Control
    3D-tracking AF, Auto-area AF, Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    24.2 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    APS-C (15.6 x 23.5 mm)
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    15.6 x 23.5 mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Total Pixels
    24780000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    24200000 pixels
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    OLPF-less architecture, Self Cleaning Sensor Unit

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    3.2 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    8.1 cm
  • Display Format
    1,037,000 pixels
  • Touch Screen
    Yes
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDHC UHS-I Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDXC UHS-I Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Wireless Interface
    IEEE 802.11b/g
  • Connectivity Features
    remote control via mobile devices, remote live view
  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support, direct print

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    eye-level pentamirror
  • Field Coverage
    95%
  • Magnification
    0.82x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -1.7 to +0.5

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.9 in
  • Depth
    2.8 in
  • Height
    3.8 in
  • Weight
    14.81 oz

General

  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

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