Nikon finally updated their D5000 series with the new D5600 DSLR Camera on November 10, 2016. Like its predecessor (Nikon D5500), the new announced camera maintained all the goodies from the previous model. Nikon D5600 which is an entry-level DX-format digital SLR is designed primarily for photography hobbyists and content creators who want to be more creative. With fast, easy and convenient connectivity as its main features, the D5600 is perfect for easy sharing and social media story telling.
Nikon D5600 digital SLR camera is made for creating in a more connected world. Taken from the recently announced D34oo, the D5600 also comes with SnapBridge app, it stays in constant communication with your smart device. This means that everything you take whether images or videos can be transferred simultaneously to your smart device effortlessly. Its vari-angle monitor brings fresh perspectives to each scene, while offering a range of intuitive touch operations. Its newly added time-lapse movie function lets you record impressive videos entirely in-camera.
Nikon D5600 Key Features
24.2 effective megapixels with no optical low-pass filter
EXPEED 4 image-processing engine
3.2-in Vari-angle LCD monitor with touch control
SnapBridge enables image/video transfers to your smart device
- 23.5 x 15.6 mm CMOS sensor
39-point AF system captures moving subjects reliable with 9 cross type
5 fps continuous shooting
- Built-in Wi-Fi
ISO 100 to 25600 produces beautiful images in a broad range of lighting situations
In-camera time-lapse movie transforms scenes into dramatic high-speed sequences
Compact and lightweight body with a comfortably deep grip
The D5600 is rich in features that encourages users to capture more and share more stories. It is equipped with a vari-angle LCD monitor that flips out and rotates which is perfect for shooting at any angle for more artistic freedom. It is also a touch sensitive screen which makes operation more easily and it features the frame advance bar adopted for the high-end D5 and D500 for scrolling through images in full-frame playback. One of the most welcomed feature is the ability to transfer videos and images effortlessly to your smart device via SnapBridge App. As you take a photo, it will be transfered right away to your iOS or Android device. Another great feature is the time-lapse movie function which is the same function found in more advance models like its bigger brother, the Nikon D7200, enabling users to capture stunning time-lapse videos such as when the sun comes up or goes down.
Nikon Price and Release Date
The release date is expected to be on November 24, 2016 with price tags as follows:
- Nikon D5600 with 18-55mm VR Kit Lens: around $950
- Nikon D5600 with 18-140mm VR Kit Lens: around $1,250
It is set to have a global debut, but with the exception in the US.