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Advantages of the Nikon D5500

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Lowest price
Cheaper
$538.00 vs $696.95
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The best price we've seen is $159 cheaper (more than 20% less)
Weight
Lighter
420 g vs 465 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Nikon D5600

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Shutter lag
Much less shutter lag
111 ms vs 201 ms
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More than 40% less delay when taking photos
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Startup delay
Less startup delay
200 ms vs 400 ms
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2x less delay when turning on
Battery life
Longer battery life
970 shots vs 820 shots
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Around 20% more shots per battery charge
Built-in focus motor
Has a built-in focus motor
Yes vs No
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Autofocuses with all autofocus lenses
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similarities

Compared to recent entry-level DSLRs

Common Strengths
Screen size Larger than average screens Help
3.2"
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
1080p @ 60fps
Touch screen Have touch screens Help
Fewer buttons
Focus points Many focus points Help
39
Lens availability Many lenses available Help
230 lenses
Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
Great for movies
Size Fairly small Help
Prosumer size (124×97×70 mm)
External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Thickness Very thin Help
2.8"
Weight Light weight Help
D5500420 g
D5600465 g
Common Weaknesses
Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
95%
Viewfinder Both have pentamirror viewfinders Help
Pentamirror
Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Viewfinder size Below average viewfinder size Help
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