Nikon D5500 vs D5300 vs D7100 Specifications Comparison

Nikon officially announced the top entry-level D5500 DX-format DSLR camera at CES 2015 event. Here is a quick specifications comparison table for the Nikon D5500 vs D5300 vs D7100 cameras.

To see the difference between Nikon D5500 vs D5300 vs D7100 digital SLR cameras we have put together D5500 vs D5300 vs D7100 specs comparison table below.

Nikon D5500 features  a 24.2 megapixel CMOS sensor with no optical low-pass filter and includes the addition of a touch screen which is a fully articulated. The DSLR is powered by an EXPEED 4 image processor that provide high-resolution images and Full HD 1080p video with notable low-light sensitivity up to ISO 25600 and up to 5 fps.

Nikon D5300 DSLR camera features built-in Wi-Fi and GPS, a 24.2-megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor with no optical low-pass filter and EXPEED 4 image processing engine.

Nikon D7100 is a 24.1 megapixel APS-CDigital SLR camera. The D7100 promises high resolution by making do without an optical low-pass filter in front of its 24MP CMOS sensor. It gains a 51-point autofocus system and 6fps continuous shooting.

Nikon D5500 vs D5300 vs D7100 Specifications Comparison

Nikon D5500 vs D5300 vs D7100 Specs Comparison

Below you can see the specs comparison table of Nikon D5500 vs D5300 vs D7100 DSLR cameras. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.

Feature Nikon D5500 Nikon D5300 Nikon D7100
Sensor Resolution 24 Million 24 Million 24 Million
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS CMOS
Sensor Size 23.5 x 15.6 mm 23.5 x 15.6 mm 23.5 x 15.6 mm
Sensor Type APS-C APS-C APS-C
Dust Reduction / Sensor Cleaning Yes Yes Yes
Image Size 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Image Processor Expeed 4 Expeed 4 Expeed 3
Viewfinder Type Pentaprism Pentaprism Pentaprism
Viewfinder Coverage 95% 95% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.82x 0.82x 0.94x
Storage Media SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC
Continuous Shooting Speed 5 FPS 5 FPS 6 FPS
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 to 30 sec 1/4000 to 30 sec 1/8000 to 30 sec
Shutter Durability 150,000 150,000 150,000
Native ISO Sensitivity ISO 100-25,600 ISO 100-12,800 ISO 100-6,400
Boosted ISO Sensitivity ISO 25,600 ISO 50, ISO 12,800-25,600
Autofocus System 39 points 39 points 51 points
Video Output H.264, MPEG-4 H.264, MPEG-4 H.264, MPEG-4
Video Maximum Resolution 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 25, 24 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25, 24 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 25, 24 fps)
LCD Size 3.2″ Full articulated TFT-LCD 3.0″ Full articulated TFT-LCD 3.2″ Fixed TFT-LCD
Touch Screen Yes No No
LCD Resolution 1,037,000 dots 1,037,000 dots 1,228,800 dots
Exposure Compensation ±5 EV (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±5 EV (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±5 EV (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing ±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) (2, 3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
HDR Support Yes Yes Yes
Built-in GPS No Yes No
Built-in Wi-Fi Yes Yes No
Battery Lithium-Ion EN-EL14 Battery Lithium-Ion EN-EL14 Battery Lithium-Ion EN-EL15 Battery
Battery Life 820 shots (CIPA) 600 shots (CIPA) 950 shots (CIPA)
USB Version 2.0 2.0 2.0
Dimensions 124 x 97 x 70 mm 125 x 98 x 76 mm 136 x 107 x 76 mm
Weight 420g 480g 675g
MSRP Price $897 $797 $1,147

Nikon D5500 DSLR Camera Price and Release Date

The Nikon D5500 will be offered in three kit options: body-only for $899.95, with the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II for $999.95, or with the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR for $1,199.95. The D5500 will be available in early February in black or red body options.

Buy Nikon D5500 DSLR camera
Nikon D5500 Body Only $899.95 Amazon | Adorama
Nikon D5500 with AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II $999.95 Amazon | Adorama
Nikon D5500 with AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR $1,199.95 Amazon | Adorama