Nikon D3500 24.2MP DSLR Camera vs Nikon D5500 24.2MP DSLR Camera comparison

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key specs
Camera TypeDSLR CameraDSLR Camera
Effective Pixels24.2 MP24.2 MP
Sensor TypeCMOSCMOS
Display TypeTFT-
Display Size3 inch3.2 inch
Battery TypeLithium ionLithium ion
TouchscreenNoYes
general
BrandNikonNikon
ModelD3500 24.2MP DSLR CameraD5500 24.2MP DSLR Camera
Model NameD3500D5500
Model NumberD3500-
ColorBlackBlack
SLR VariantBody With 18-55 Mm F/3.5-5.6G Vr LensBody Only
TypeDSLR CameraDSLR Camera
Effective Pixels24.2 MP24.2 MP
Tripod SocketYesYes
Dimensions(WxHxD)12.4 x 9.7 x 6.95 cm7.9 x 12.8 x 9.7 cm
Weight415 GM-
Face DetectionYesYes
Wide AngleYes-
Temperature0 to 400 to 40
Accessory ShoeISO 518 Hot-shoe with Sync and Data Contacts and Safety LockISO 518 Hot-shoe with Sync and Data Contacts and Safety Lock
Lens Attachment-Body Only
sensor features
Sensor TypeCMOSCMOS
Sensor Size23.5 x 15.6-
ISO RatingISO 100 - 25600ISO 100 - 25600
Other Sensor FeaturesImage Sensor Format DX-
lens features
Lens TypeSingle-lens Reflex Digital Camera-
Lens MountNikon F Mount (with AF Contacts)-
Optical Zoom83x-
Manual FocusYesYes
Dust ReductionYesYes
Other Lens FeaturesReflex Mirror Quick Return, Lens Aperture Instant Return, Electronically Controlled, Lens Servo Single-servo AF (AF-S), Continuous-servo AF (AF-C), Auto AF-S/AF-C Selection (AF-A), Predictive Focus Tracking Activated Automatically According to Subject Status Manual Focus (MF) Electronic Rangefinder Can be used, Mode Auto, Auto with Red-eye Reduction, Auto Slow Sync, Auto Slow Sync with Red-eye Reduction, Fill-flash, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Slow Sync with Red-eye Reduction, Rear-curtain with Slow Sync, Rear-curtain Sync, Off, Lens Servo Autofocus (AF) - Single-servo AF (AF-S), Full-time-servo AF (AF-F) Manual Focus (MF), Frame size (pixels) and Frame Rate 1920 x 1080, 60 p (Progressive), 50 p, 30 p, 25 p, 24 p 1280 x 720, 60 p, 50 p Actual Frame Rates for 60 p, 50 p, 30 p, 25 p, and 24 p are 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps Respectively, Options Support Both High and Normal Image QualityLens Aperture Instant Return, Electronically-controlled, Compatible Lenses Autofocus is Available with AF-S and AF-I Lenses
viewfinder features
View FinderYesYes
Viewfinder Coverage100%-
Viewfinder MagnificationApprox 0.85 x (50 mm f/1.4 Lens at Infinity, -1.0 m)0.82x 50 mm f/1.4 Lens at Infinity, -1.0 m -1
Other Viewfinder FeaturesViewfinder Type Eye-level Pentamirror Single-lens Reflex Viewfinder, Eyepoint 18 mm (-1.0 m, From Center Surface of Viewfinder Eyepiece Lens)Diopter Adjustment -1.7 to 0.5 m-1
Viewfinder Eye Point-17 mm
focus features
Focus ModeAutofocus (AF) Single-servo AF (AF-S), Full-time-servo AF (AF-F) Manual Focus (MF)-
Auto FocusYesYes
Focus Points1000 11-Point AF System39 or 11 Focus Points
Metering ModesMatrixMatrix Metering 3D Color Matrix Metering II Type G, E and D Lenses, Color Matrix Metering II Other CPU Lenses, Center-weighted Metering Weight of 75% Given to 8 mm Circle in Center of Frame, Spot Metering Meters 3.5 mm Circle 2.5% of Frame Centered on Selected Focus Point, Matrix
White BalancingModes Auto, Incandescent, Fluorescent (7 Types), Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Preset Manual, All Except Preset Manual with Fine-tuningWhite Balance Auto, Incandescent, Fluorescent 7 Types, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Preset Manual, All Except Preset Manual with Fine Tuning
Other Focus FeaturesFrame Coverage Approx 95% Horizontal and 95% Vertical, Focusing Screen Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII Screen, Autofocus Support Autofocus is Available with AF-P and Type E and G AF-S Lenses, Range (ISO 100, f/1.4 Lens, 20 DegreeC) Matrix or Center-weighted Metering - 0 to 20 EV Spot Metering - 2 to 20 EV, Autofocus System Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 Autofocus Sensor Module with TTL Phase Detection, 11 Focus Points (Including One Cross-type Sensor), and AF-assist Illuminator (Range Approx 0.5 to 3 m), Detection Range - 1 to + 19 EV (ISO 100, 20 DegreeC), Focus Point 11 Can be Selected from 11 Focus Points, AF-area Mode Single-point AF, Dynamic-area AF, Auto-area AF, 3D-tracking (11 Points), Focus Lock Focus Can be Locked by Pressing Shutter-release Button Halfway (Single-servo AF) or by Pressing AE-L/AF-L Button, AF-area Mode Face-priority AF, Wide-area AF, Normal-area AF, Subject-tracking AF, Autofocus Contrast-detect AF Anywhere in FrameAF-area Mode Single-point AF, 9-, 21- or 39- Point Dynamic-area AF, 3D Tracking, Auto-area AF, Face-priority AF, Wide-area AF, Normal-area AF, Subject Tracking AF, Focus Lock Focus can be Locked by Pressing Shutter Release Button Halfway Single-servo AF or by Pressing AE-L / AF-L Button, Autofocus Contrast Detect AF Anywhere in Frame Camera Selects Focus Point Automatically when Face-priority AF or Subject Tracking AF is Selected
Focus Range-Detection Range -1 to +19 EV ISO 100, 20°C
exposure features
Other Exposure FeaturesAuto Modes (Auto, Flash off), Programmed Auto with Flexible Program (P), Shutter-Priority Auto (S); Aperture-priority Auto (A), Manual (M), Metering Method Matrix Metering - 3D Color Matrix Metering II Center-weighted Metering Weight of 75% given to 8 mm Circle in Center of Frame Spot Metering Meters 3.5 mm Circle (About 2.5% of Frame) Centered on Selected Focus Point, Exposure Meter Coupling CPU, Exposure Compensation Can be Adjusted by -5 to +5 EV in Increments of 1/3 EV in P, S, A, M, Scene, and Night Vision Modes, ISO Sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) ISO 100 to 25600 in steps of 1 EV Auto ISO Sensitivity Control AvailableExposure Lock Luminosity Locked at Detected Value with AE-L / AF-L Button
Exposure Compensation-1/3, 1/2 EV in P, S, A, M, Scene and Night Vision Modes in Increments -5 to 5 EV
Manual Exposure-Yes
shutter features
Shutter TypeElectronically-controlled Vertical-travel Focal-plane ShutterElectronically-controlled, Vertical-travel, Focal-plane Shutter
Shutter Speed1/4000 - 30 sec-
Self-timerYesYes
Continuous Shots5fps shooting-
Other Shutter FeaturesShutter Speed 1/4000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3 EV, Bulb, TimeFrame Advance Rate 5 fps L Upto 3 fps, H Upto 5 fps JPEG and 12-bit NEF / RAW or 4 fps 14-bit NEF / RAW
flash features
Built-in FlashYesYes
Flash CompensationCan be Adjusted by - 3 to + 1 EV1/3 EV, 1/2 EV Steps in P, S, A, M and Scene Modes in -3 to 1 EV
Other Flash FeaturesEffective Angle of View Nikon DX Format, Focal Length Equivalent to Approx 1.5x that of Lenses with FX Format Angle of View, Flash Sync Speed X=1/200 s, Synchronizes with Shutter at 1/200 s or Slower, Built-in Flash Auto, Portrait, Close Up, Night Portrait, Super Vivid, Pop, Photo Illustration, Toy Camera Effect Auto Flash with Auto Pop-up P, S, A, M Manual Pop-up with Button Release, Flash-ready Indicator Lights When Built-in Flash or Optional Flash Unit is Fully Charged, Flashes After Flash is Fired at Full OutputBuilt-in Flash Auto, Portrait, Child, Close-Up, Night Portrait, Party / Indoor, Pet Portrait, Super Vivid, Pop, Photo Illustration, Toy Camera Effect Auto Flash with Auto Pop-Up, P, S, A, M, Food Manual Pop-Up with Button Release, Guide Number 12/39, 12/39 with Manual Flash m/ft, ISO 100, 20°C, Flash Control TTL i-TTL Flash Control using 2016-Pixel RGB Sensor is Available with Built-in Flash i-TTL Balanced Fill-Flash for Digital SLR is Used with Matrix and Center-Weighted Metering, Standard i-TTL Flash for Digital SLR with Spot Metering, Flash-ready Indicator Lights When Built-in Flash or Optional Flash Unit is Fully Charged, Blinks After Flash is Fired at Full Output
Flash Modes-Auto, Auto with Red-eye Reduction, Auto Slow Sync, Auto Slow Sync with Red-eye Reduction, Fill-flash, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Slow Sync with Red-eye Reduction, Rear-curtain with Slow Sync, Rear-curtain Sync, Off
image features
Image FormatNEF (RAW) 12 bit, Compressed JPEG JPEG-baseline Compliant with Fine (Approx 14), Normal (Approx 18), or Basic (Approx 116) Compression NEF (RAW) + JPEG Single Photograph Recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG FormatsFile Format NEF RAW 12-bit or 14-bit, Compressed, JPEG JPEG Baseline Compliant with Fine 14, Normal 18, Basic 116 Compression, NEF RAW + JPEG Single Photograph Recorded in Both NEF RAW and JPEG Formats, DCF 2.0, DPOF, Exif 2.3
Red Eye ReductionYesYes
Other Image FeaturesImage Size (pixels) (L) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 p) (M) 4496 x 3000 ( 13.5 p) (S) 2992 x 2000 ( 6.0 p)-
Gross Pixel-24.78 MP
Image Sizing-6000 x 4000 L, 4496 x 3000 M, 2992 x 2000 S
Live View Shooting-Yes
display features
Display TypeTFT-
Display Size3 inch3.2 inch
Touch ScreenNoYes
LCD DisplayImage Size (pixels) (L) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 p) (M) 4496 x 3000 ( 13.5 p) (S) 2992 x 2000 ( 6.0 p)-
Other Display FeaturesMonitor Size 7.5 cm Diagonal, Monitor Type TFT LCD with 170Degree viewing Angle, Approx 100% Frame Coverage and Brightness Adjustment, Monitor Resolution Approx 921 k-dot (VGA), Playback Full-frame and Thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 Images or Calendar) Playback with Playback Zoom, Playback Zoom Cropping, Playback Face Zoom, Movie Playback, Photo and/or Movie Slide Shows, Histogram Display, Highlights, Photo Information, Location Data Display, Auto Image Rotation, Picture Rating, and Image Comment (Up to 36 Characters)Effective Angle of View Nikon DX Format, Focal Length Equivalent to 1.5x that of Lenses with FX Format Angle of View, Frame Coverage 95% Horizontal and 95% Vertical, Depth-of-field Preview Yes, Monitor TFT Vari-angle LCD Touch Screen, 100% Frame Coverage, Brightness Adjustment and Eye-sensor Controlled On / Off, Playback Full-frame and Thumbnail 4, 12, 80 Images or Calendar Playback with Playback Zoom, Movie Playback, Photo and Movie Slide Shows, Histogram Display, Highlights, Photo Information, Location Data Display, Auto Image Rotation, Picture Rating and Image Comment Upto 36 Characters
LCD Display Image Resolution-1037000 dots
LCD Display Video Resolution-1920 x 1080
connectivity features
WifiYesYes
Wireless Connectivity-Yes
storage and power features
Batteries IncludedYes-
Battery TypeLithium ionLithium ion
Upgradable Memory-Yes
Card Type-SD, SDHC UHS-I Compliant, SDXC UHS-I Compliant
Power Supply-EH-5b AC Adapter
Other Storage Features-Card Slot Single
audio and video features
MicrophoneYesBuilt-in Microphone Stereo
Audio FeaturesAudio Recording Format Linear PCM, Audio Recording Device Built-in Monaural Microphone, Sensitivity Adjustable-
Video Resolution1920 x 1080-
Video FeaturesPicture Control System Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape, Flat, Selected Picture Control Can be Modified, Media SD, SDHC (UHS-I Compliant), SDXC (UHS-I Compliant), Approximate Frame Advance Rate Up to 5 fps Note - Frame Rates Assume Manual Focus, Manual or Shutter-priority Auto Exposure, A Shutter Speed of 1/250 s or Faster, and Other Settings at Default Values, Active D-lighting On, Off, Sync Terminal AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (Available Separately), File Format MOV, Video Compression H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding-
Video Format-MOV
Audio Video Interface-NTSC, PAL
modes and functions features
Scene Modes-Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close-up, Night Portrait, Night Landscape, Party / Indoor, Beach / Snow, Sunset, Dusk / Dawn, Pet Portrait, Candlelight, Blossom, Autumn Colors, Food, Special Effects Modes Night Vision, Super Vivid, Pop, Photo Illustration, Toy Camera Effect, Miniature Effect, Selective Color, Silhouette, High Key, Low Key
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