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Nikon D5300

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Nikon D5500

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53 facts in comparison

Nikon D5300 vs Nikon D5500

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500
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Nikon D5300
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Nikon D5500

Why is Nikon D5300 better than Nikon D5500?

  • Has GPS
    ?
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    2vs1

Why is Nikon D5500 better than Nikon D5300?

  • 220shots longer battery life
    ?

    820shotsvs600shots
  • Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
    ?
  • Has a touch screen
    ?
  • Has touch autofocus
    ?
  • 1mm narrower
    124mmvs125mm
  • 6mm thinner
    70mmvs76mm
  • 1mm shorter
    97mmvs98mm

Price comparison

Nikon D5300

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D5300 AmazonNikon D5300 DX-Format 24.2 MP Digital SL...Nikon D5300 DX-Format 24.2 MP Digital SLR Camera Body - (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$378.00
Nikon D5300 walmartNikon D5300 - Digital camera - SLR - 24....Nikon D5300 - Digital camera - SLR - 24.2 MP - APS-C - body only - Wi-Fi - black
walmart logo
$399.89
Nikon D5300 aliexpressYONGNUO YN50MM 50MM F1.4N F1.4 E Standar...YONGNUO YN50MM 50MM F1.4N F1.4 E Standard PrimeAuto Lens AF/MF for Nikon D7500 D7200 D7100 D7000 D5600 D5500 D5300 D5200 D5100
aliexpress logo
$146.17

Nikon D5500

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D5500 AmazonNikon D5500 DX-format Digital SLR w/ 18-...Nikon D5500 DX-format Digital SLR w/ 18-55mm VR II Kit (Black)
Amazon logo
$529.00
Nikon D5500 AmazonNikon D5500 Wi-Fi Digital SLR Camera Bod...Nikon D5500 Wi-Fi Digital SLR Camera Body (Black) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$499.00
Nikon D5500 AmazonNikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR ...Nikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR and 70-300mm Lenses + 128GB Card, Tripod, Flash, and More (20pc Bundle)
Amazon logo
$689.00
Nikon D5500 AmazonD5600 DX-Format Digital SLR Body
Amazon logo
$596.95
Nikon D5500 AmazonNikon D5600 w/AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3...Nikon D5600 w/AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR + Case + 32GB SD Card (15pc Bundle)
Amazon logo
$549.00
Nikon D5500 AmazonNikon D5300 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR Cam...Nikon D5300 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Auto Focus-S DX NIKKOR Zoom Lens (Black)
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$485.00
Nikon D5500 AmazonNikon D3500 W/ AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/...Nikon D3500 W/ AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Black
Amazon logo
$446.95
Nikon D5500 AmazonNikon D5300 24.2 MP DSLR Camera + AF-P D...Nikon D5300 24.2 MP DSLR Camera + AF-P DX 18-55mm & 70-300mm NIKKOR Zoom Lens Kit + 64GB Memory + Photo Bag + Wide Angle Lens + 2X Telephoto Lens + Flash + Remote Bundle
Amazon logo
$639.00
Nikon D5500 AmazonNikon D5600 DX-Format Digital SLR Body (...Nikon D5600 DX-Format Digital SLR Body (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$417.99
Nikon D5500 AmazonNikon D5600 24.2MP DSLR Camera with 18-5...Nikon D5600 24.2MP DSLR Camera with 18-55mm and 70-300mm Lenses Bundled with 64GB SD Card, Filters, and Accessories (9 Items)
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$719.95

Cheap alternatives

Design

1. more viewfinder coverage
?

With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.

Best

Nikon Coolpix P950

100%

95%

95%

2.Has a flip-out screen
?

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500
3.Has a hot shoe
?

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500
4.has an optical viewfinder
?

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens will capture. OVFs have no time lag and require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders, which can drain battery life. OVFs are also better in low light situations.

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500
5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image. Show more

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500
6.is a system camera
?

A system camera has many interchangeable components such as lenses, flashes, and other accessories. System cameras offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500

Optics

1.focus points
?

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

39

39

2.sensor size
?

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

23.5 x 15.6mm

23.5 x 15.6mm

3.has AF tracking
?

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500
4.Has phase-detection autofocus for photos
?

Phase-detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images. Show more

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500
5.maximum light sensitivity
?

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash. Show more

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

25600 ISO

25600 ISO

6.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

24.2MP

24.2MP

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
?

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions. Show more

Best

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III

2904 x 60fps

1080 x 60fps

1080 x 60fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
?

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp. Show more

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500
3.Has timelapse function
?

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky. Show more

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500
4.has a 24p cinema mode
?

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
?

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500
2.has a microphone input
?

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500
3.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Nikon Coolpix P950

2

2

1

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones. Show more

For example

Nikon D780

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)
?

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

600shots

820shots

2.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500
3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500
4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500

Features

1.has an external memory slot
?

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card. Show more

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500
2.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500
3.Has a remote control
?

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500
4.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
?

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500
5.has an accelerometer
?

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500
6.has a HDMI output
?

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500

Price comparison

Nikon D5300

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D5300 AmazonNikon D5300 DX-Format 24.2 MP Digital SL...Nikon D5300 DX-Format 24.2 MP Digital SLR Camera Body - (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$378.00
Nikon D5300 walmartNikon D5300 - Digital camera - SLR - 24....Nikon D5300 - Digital camera - SLR - 24.2 MP - APS-C - body only - Wi-Fi - black
walmart logo
$399.89
Nikon D5300 aliexpressYONGNUO YN50MM 50MM F1.4N F1.4 E Standar...YONGNUO YN50MM 50MM F1.4N F1.4 E Standard PrimeAuto Lens AF/MF for Nikon D7500 D7200 D7100 D7000 D5600 D5500 D5300 D5200 D5100
aliexpress logo
$146.17

Nikon D5500

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D5500 AmazonNikon D5500 DX-format Digital SLR w/ 18-...Nikon D5500 DX-format Digital SLR w/ 18-55mm VR II Kit (Black)
Amazon logo
$529.00
Nikon D5500 AmazonNikon D5500 Wi-Fi Digital SLR Camera Bod...Nikon D5500 Wi-Fi Digital SLR Camera Body (Black) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$499.00
Nikon D5500 AmazonNikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR ...Nikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR and 70-300mm Lenses + 128GB Card, Tripod, Flash, and More (20pc Bundle)
Amazon logo
$689.00
Nikon D5500 AmazonD5600 DX-Format Digital SLR Body
Amazon logo
$596.95
Nikon D5500 AmazonNikon D5600 w/AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3...Nikon D5600 w/AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR + Case + 32GB SD Card (15pc Bundle)
Amazon logo
$549.00
Nikon D5500 AmazonNikon D5300 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR Cam...Nikon D5300 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Auto Focus-S DX NIKKOR Zoom Lens (Black)
Amazon logo
$485.00
Nikon D5500 AmazonNikon D3500 W/ AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/...Nikon D3500 W/ AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Black
Amazon logo
$446.95
Nikon D5500 AmazonNikon D5300 24.2 MP DSLR Camera + AF-P D...Nikon D5300 24.2 MP DSLR Camera + AF-P DX 18-55mm & 70-300mm NIKKOR Zoom Lens Kit + 64GB Memory + Photo Bag + Wide Angle Lens + 2X Telephoto Lens + Flash + Remote Bundle
Amazon logo
$639.00
Nikon D5500 AmazonNikon D5600 DX-Format Digital SLR Body (...Nikon D5600 DX-Format Digital SLR Body (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$417.99
Nikon D5500 AmazonNikon D5600 24.2MP DSLR Camera with 18-5...Nikon D5600 24.2MP DSLR Camera with 18-55mm and 70-300mm Lenses Bundled with 64GB SD Card, Filters, and Accessories (9 Items)
Amazon logo
$719.95

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