7.5 out of 10 based on 1313 reviews

Nikon D5500

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  • User Score (1237)
    9.1 9.1 from 1237 reviewers
  • Expert Score (36)
    8.3 8.3 from 36 reviewers
  • Design (8)
    7.4 7.4 from 8 reviewers
  • Value for money (5)
    7.2 7.2 from 5 reviewers
  • Features (2)
    7.1 7.1 from 2 reviewers
  • Ease of use (11)
    7.6 7.6 from 11 reviewers
  • Picture quality (5)
    7.1 7.1 from 5 reviewers
  • Durability (2)
    6.8 6.8 from 2 reviewers
  • Overall quality (4)
    8.0 8.0 from 4 reviewers
  • Build quality (2)
    7.4 7.4 from 2 reviewers
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Experts:
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(21)
5-6
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3-4
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1-2
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Users:
9-10
(951)
7-8
(165)
5-6
(39)
3-4
(23)
1-2
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  • Expert Reviews

  1. D-Photo and The Photographer's Mail

    D-Photo and The Photographer's Mail
    9.0/10
    26 March 2015

    Published in D-Photo Issue No. 65, we printed that the Nikon D5500 DSLR was 740g in weight (body only). This was an error and should have read 470g (body only). Here’s the corrected review for you to see what Nikon’s latest DSLR can achieve. Read more

  2. PhotoReview

    PhotoReview
    8.8/10
    12 March 2015

    The D5500 is a competent camera that can meet most of the needs of its target market. Upgrading to the D5500 could be justified for buyers who skip a couple of generations, as well as owners of two or three year old D3*** models. Read more

  • User Reviews

  1. Awesome DSLR

    Teds
    10/10
    Reviewer: Armayco, Teds
    3 July 2015

    This is my first Nikon DSLR and I am very happy with it. Picture quality is excellent and the controls easy to use. The menu is easy to navigate. Touch screen is fun to use as well. The camera is reasonable light to carry during day trips and easy to handle. Read more

    • Easy to use, Build quality, Battery life
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