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Nikon D5600

alaTest has collected and analyzed 100 reviews of Nikon D5600. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Opinions about the screen and size are on the whole positive. The performance and portability also get good opinions, but some have doubts about the contrast and durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Nikon D5600 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: David Elrich (digitaltrends.com)

Nikon D5600 review

 

Nikon's entry-level D5600 still shoots impressive images for the right price.

Very good 24MP stills ; Fast autofocus ; Bluetooth (SnapBridge) ; Superior battery life ; Small, lightweight body

Contrast-detection-only live view AF ; Video limited to 1080p/60 ; Most specs unchanged from D5500

If you’re ready to move to an interchangeable lens camera from an older point-and-shoot or a phone, the Nikon D5600 is certainly a solid choice. It’s easy to operate and still image quality is truly excellent — at least, when paired with a good lens....

Aug, 2017

Expert review by: Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Nikon D5600

 

The Nikon D5600 SLR undercuts its predecessor's asking price and doesn't skimp on features, but still lags behind competing Canon models when it comes to Live View autofocus.

24MP image sensor with no OLPF. Excellent image quality. 39-point AF system. 5fps continuous shooting. Speedy operation. 1080p60 video capture. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth communication. External mic support.

Cramped controls. Pentamirror viewfinder. Older screw-drive lenses won't autofocus. Underwhelming contrast autofocus during video recording. Limited Wi-Fi remote control.

The Nikon D5600 is a relatively minor update to the D5500, which was already an excellent SLR. The big addition is SnapBridge, which uses Bluetooth to make file transfers seamless, as well as adding GPS data to images. The same strong autofocus system...

Mar, 2017

Recommended

Expert review by: Mark Goldstein (photographyblog.com)

Nikon D5600 Review

 

The Nikon D5600 is a new 24.2 megapixel DX-format DSLR camera with no optical low-pass filter (OLPF). The D5600 replaces the 18-month-old D5500 and offers several new features. SnapBridge compatibility utilises Bluetooth low energy technology to let...

The Nikon D5600 is an incredibly modest update of the 18-month-old D5500, essentially adding Snapbridge connectivity, a deeper handgrip and a handful of other non-essential features that collectively hardly set the world on fire. While the D5600...

Jan, 2017

Expert review by: Jeremy Gray (imaging-resource.com)

Nikon D5600 Review

 

The 24-megapixel Nikon D5600 DSLR delivers the same great image quality as its predecessor but now comes equipped with Nikon SnapBridge functionality. While not without its limitations, sharing images has never been easier and the D5600 remains a...

Compact camera body; Very good touchscreen display; Excellent image quality for its class; Good overall performance

Not many improvements compared to its predecessor, with some downgrades; No 4K video recording

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Aug, 2017

Expert review by: Theano Nikitas (tomsguide.com)

Nikon D5600: Best DSLR Under $1,000

 

The D5600 is a highly capable camera at an affordable price that will appeal to a range of DSLR users. Beginners will find getting good shots easy from the get-go, and more advanced users will appreciate the camera's bells and whistles. Those users who...

Top-notch image quality ; Responsive performance ; Very good battery life External microphone jack ; Easy transfer of images to mobile devices ; Solid set of practical and creative features

Minimal manual control for video ; No 4K video ; Sometimes-fussy Wi-Fi

While only a modest update from its predecessor, the Nikon D5600 is an excellent choice for a midlevel DSLR.

Mar, 2017

Editors' Choice

Expert review by: Brendan Nystedt (reviewed.com)

Nikon D5600 Digital Camera Review

 

This easy-to-use Nikon DSLR leaves your smartphone in the dust

Jan, 2017

Expert review by: Eric Reagan (photographybay.com)

Nikon D5600 Released in the US

 

The Nikon D5600 is making its way to the US after it was previously launched in Europe and Asia back in 2016. The D5600 adds Nikon's SnapBridge tech, which uses Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) to create an “always on” connection with a compatible smart...

The Nikon D5600 will ship later this month for $699 (body only) or $799 with the AF-P DX 18-55mm VR kit lens. Check it out here at B&H Photo and here on Amazon.com.

Jan, 2017

Expert review by: Michael Topham (trustedreviews.com)

Nikon D5600

 

Nikon's latest intermediate-level DSLR is put to the test. Nikon D5600.

Very good image quality ; Small and lightweight ; Excellent touchscreen and general handling ; SnapBridge makes light work of image transfer

Touchscreen can’t be disabled ; JPEGs can be a bit on the dark side

The D5600 is equipped with a slightly larger-than-average 3.2-inch rear display – all its main rivals sport 3-inch monitors. This is of the side-hinged, vari-angle design that allows you to position the screen at just about any angle you can think of,...

Aug, 2017

Expert review by: Ben Pitt (expertreviews.co.uk)

Nikon D5600 review: A mild update to an already excellent camera

 

A subtle update, but the Nikon D5600 is a strong all-rounder at a reasonable price.

Outstanding image quality ; Sophisticated autofocus ; Long battery life

Some functions are awkward to access ; Slow shot-to-shot times in live view mode

The D5600’s 39-point autofocus sensor beats the 750D’s 19-point sensor, although the recently announced EOS 800D (review coming soon) ups this to 45 points. Ultimately there’s no clear victor so if you’re already a Nikon user, or tempted to become one,...

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Ilse Jurriën (letsgodigital.org)

Nikon D5600 sample images

 

Nikon D5600 photo gallery : Nikon has introduced a new entry-level SLR camera. The Nikon D5600 is designed for the whole family. The camera with interchangeable lens makes 24.2 megapixel images and thanks to SnapBridge transferring images to a...

Nikon has published a series of sample images to assess the quality of this user-friendly SLR. Click on the link below the photo to download the original test image. As soon as we receive a Nikon D5600 review copy we will put this DSLR camera to the...

Nov, 2016

Product Specifications

Display

Flip-out screen: Yes

Picture Quality

Sensor Format:DX

Ports & interfaces

HDMI connector type:Mini
USB connector:MICRO-USB

Video

HD type:Full HD

Weight & Dimensions

Lens length:2.46 / 3.5 / 3.82
Lens weight:14.8 / 17.3 / 7.23