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Nikon D3300 vs Nikon D5500

Nikon D3300 vs Nikon D5500

Nikon D3300

83

Overall Score

Nikon D3300

£244.99
Our Verdict:
A best selling and great value for money SLR camera, perfect for wildlife photography
89
975 Reviews + 7 Awards
94
Excellent
86
Fully-Featured
52
3 Years Old
Overall Score
83
Excellent
SLR 24.2MP 1" CMOS Feb 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Image Sensor Size Sensor Type Release Date
Nikon D5500

78

Overall Score

Nikon D5500

£399.00
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and fully featured SLR camera, perfect for wildlife photography
91
899 Reviews + 9 Awards
67
Good
84
Fully-Featured
61
2 Years Old
Overall Score
78
Very Good
SLR 24.2MP CMOS Black Jan 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Sensor Type Colour Release Date

Reviews & Awards

Awards
1 Award
Expert Reviews: Recommended
9 Awards
Digital Versus: 5 Star
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
DP Review: Silver
EISA.eu: EISA Best Product
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
gadgetsmagazine.com.ph: Editor's Pick
letsgodigital.org/nl/: Recommended
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
tomsguide.com: Editor's Choice
Average Expert Rating
Average User Rating

Specification

Picture Quality

Camera Type  SLR  SLR
Megapixels 24.2MP 24.2MP
Image Sensor Size 1" Unknown - Click to provide data
Still Image Resolution  6000 x 4000  4608 x 3456  1632 x 9600  4496 x 3000  4608 x 2592  9600 x 1080  3264 x 2448  1632 x 4800  2992 x 2000  4800 x 1080  2272 x 1704  1600 x 1200  640 x 480  6000 x 4000  4608 x 3456  1632 x 9600  4496 x 3000  4608 x 2592  9600 x 1080  3264 x 2448  1632 x 4800  2992 x 2000  4800 x 1080  2272 x 1704  1600 x 1200  640 x 480
Maximum Image Resolution  6000 x 4000  6000 x 4000
Sensor Type  CMOS  CMOS
Image Formats Supported  RAW  JPG  RAW  JPG
Image Sensor Size (W X H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Total Megapixels 24.78MP 24.78MP
Sensor Format  DX  DX

Design

Colour  Grey  Grey

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom 4x Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Aperture Number 36 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 157.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspherical Lens 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Mount Interface  Nikon F  Nikon F
Diaphragm Blade 7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Filter Size 55mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Mounting Type  Bayonet  Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes  single  continuous  multi point  centre weighted  servo  tracking  contrast detection  Single Auto Focus  Continuous Auto Focus  Multi Point Auto Focus  Centre weighted Auto Focus  Face tracking  Face detection  Servo Auto Focus  Tracking Auto Focus  Contrast Detection Auto Focus  single  continuous  multi point  centre weighted  servo  tracking  contrast detection  Single Auto Focus  Continuous Auto Focus  Multi Point Auto Focus  Centre weighted Auto Focus  Face tracking  Face detection  Servo Auto Focus  Tracking Auto Focus  Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Points 11 39
BEST
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection  Auto  Manual  Auto  Manual
Focus  TTL  TTL

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity  Auto
BEST
 Auto
Light Exposure Modes  shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori  shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori
ISO Sensitivity (max) 25,600 25,600
ISO Sensitivity (min) 80
BEST
100
Light Metering  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  Matrix  Partial  evaluative  Multi-pattern  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  Matrix  Partial  evaluative  Multi-pattern
Light Exposure Correction  ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)  ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control  Program AE  Program  Program AE  Program

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed 1s 1s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 30s 30s
Shutter Speed Settings  B  T  B  T
Camera Shutter Type  Electronic  Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes  Auto  Fill-in  Flash on  Flash off  Pre-flash  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Second curtain synchro  Auto  Fill-in  Flash on  Flash off  Pre-flash  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Second curtain synchro
Flash Guide Number 12m Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Sync-Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01s
Flash Exposure Correction  ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)  ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)
Shoe Mounting Point Type  Hot  Hot

Video

Maximum Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1920 x 1080
Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1920 x 960  1280 x 720  960 x 540  640 x 480  640 x 424  640 x 360  320 x 240  1920 x 1080  1920 x 960  1280 x 720  960 x 540  640 x 480  640 x 424  640 x 360  320 x 240
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 60fps 60fps
Video Formats Supported  AVI  MOV  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  MPEG-4  M-JPEG  MJPEG  AVI  MOV  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  MPEG-4  M-JPEG  MJPEG
Analog Signal Format System  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC
Resolution At Capture Speed  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@50fps  1920x1080@30fps  1280×720@60fps  1920x1080@25fps  1280x720@50fps  640x424@30fps  640x424@25fps  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@50fps  1920x1080@30fps  1280×720@60fps  1920x1080@25fps  1280x720@50fps  640x424@30fps  640x424@25fps
HD Type  Full HD  HD  Full HD  HD

Audio

Audio System  Stereo  Stereo
Audio Formats Supported  LPCM  PCM  LC-AAC  AAC++  LPCM  PCM  LC-AAC  AAC++

Memory

Internal Memory 42MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Memory Cards  SDXC  SDHC  SD  SDXC  SDHC  SD
Memory Slots 1 1

Display

Display Diagonal 3" 3.2"
BEST
Field of View 100% 100%
Display Resolution 921,000 pixels
BEST
1,037,000 pixels
Display Resolution  720 x 480  720 x 480
BEST
Display  LCD  LCD
Display Diagonal (metric) 7.5cm Unknown - Click to provide data

Viewfinder

Magnification 0.85x
BEST
0.82x
Viewfinder Type  Optical  Electronic  Optical  Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Connector Type  Mini  Mini
HDMI Version  1.3c  1.3c
BEST
Security Algorithms  AES  WPA  WPA2  WPA2-PSK  AES  WPA  WPA2  WPA2-PSK

Camera

White Balance  Auto  Manual  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Daylight  Incandescent  Shade  Flash  Custom modes  Sunny  custom m  cus  Auto  Manual  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Daylight  Incandescent  Shade  Flash  Custom modes  Sunny  custom m  cus
Shooting Modes  Auto  Program  Scene  Shutter priority  Aperture priority  Movie  Manual  Mo  Aperture pr  Auto  Program  Scene  Shutter priority  Aperture priority  Movie  Manual  Mo  Aperture pr
Photo Effects  Negative film  Neutral  Vivid  Split screen  Black&White  Negative film  Neutral  Vivid  Split screen  Black&White
Self-Timer Delay
Image Editing  Trimming  Resizing  Rotating  Trimming  Resizing  Rotating
Camera File System  DPOF 1.1  Exif 2.3  RAW  DCF  DPOF  Exif  DPOF 1.1  Exif 2.3  RAW  DCF  DPOF  Exif
Camera Playback  Highlights  Movie  Single image  Slide show  Thumbnails  Highlight  Thumbnail  Single  Highlights  Movie  Single image  Slide show  Thumbnails  Highlight  Thumbnail  Single
Built-In Processor Unknown - Click to provide data
Diopter Adjustment (D-D) Unknown - Click to provide data
Eye Relief 18mm
BEST
17mm
Scene Modes  Backlight  Beach  Snow  Children  Close-up (macro)  Dusk  Dawn  Fireworks  Landscape  Museum  Night  Night portrait  Night landscape  Panorama  Portrait  Party (indoor)  Sports  Sunset  Spotlight  Pet  Backlight  Beach  Snow  Children  Close-up (macro)  Dusk  Dawn  Fireworks  Landscape  Museum  Night  Night portrait  Night landscape  Panorama  Portrait  Party (indoor)  Sports  Sunset  Spotlight  Pet
Languages Support  DAN  DUT  ARA  GRE  EST  SCR  BUL  HEB  SER  CZE  UKR  THA  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  JPN  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  KOR  RUM  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  INC  SRP  KAZ  Multi  BEN  DE  EN  ES  FI  FR  IT  NO  RU  SE  CHI  R  I  K  JP  PL  SP  SW  TR  SC  DAN  DUT  ARA  GRE  EST  SCR  BUL  HEB  SER  CZE  UKR  THA  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  JPN  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  KOR  RUM  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  INC  SRP  KAZ  Multi  BEN  DE  EN  ES  FI  FR  IT  NO  RU  SE  CHI  R  I  K  JP  PL  SP  SW  TR  SC
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  JPN  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  KOR  RUM  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  CRO  PER  VIE  EN  ES  F  DAN  DUT  ARA  GRE  BUL  SER  CZE  UKR  THA  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  JPN  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  KOR  RUM  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  CRO  PER  VIE  EN  ES  F  DAN  DUT  ARA  GRE  BUL  SER  CZE  UKR  THA

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 410g
BEST
420g
Height 75.5mm 97mm
Depth 98mm 70mm
Width 124mm 124mm
Weight (including Battery) 128g
BEST
470g

Battery

Power Source Type  AC  Battery  AC  Battery
Battery Technology  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported 1 1
Battery Type
Battery Capacity 1,230mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Life 700 shots
BEST
Battery Voltage 7.2V Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)

Packaging Content

Cables Included  USB  AV  USB  AV

Other Features

Camera Shutter Speed
Quantity Per Pallet Unknown - Click to provide data 1pc(s)

Technical Details

Silent Shooting
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