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Nikon D5500 DSLR Black & Nikon 18-200mm VR II Lens Kit


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Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II Lens SPOT DEAL   (Buy NOW to secure at today's price)   +$664.00

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Nikon D5500 DSLR Black & NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II

Like an artist, a photographer’s vision shouldn’t be limited by his tools. Which is why Nikon created a DX-format DSLR that’s more intuitive than ever.

The D5500 is thoughtfully designed with an intelligent eye sensor, vast improvements in image review, and a versatile touch screen vari-angle monitor to make it even easier for you to chase your creative pursuits.

Its 24.2-megapixel image sensor without an optical low-pass filter (OLPF), is complemented with a powerful EXPEED 4 image-processing engine, all packed in a compact, lightweight body that offers a stronger, more secure grip. Built-in Wi-FiĀ® allows you to upload your impressive images seamlessly, so you can share your passion for photography with other like-minded enthusiasts.

Here is another of our product reviews. This one covers the major new features of the Nikon d5500 Body. Please don't hesitate to ask us any of your questions so that you can be sure to make the right choice and buy the best Nikon camera that is suitable to you.

Touch Screen

A first for Nikon DSLRs, the D5500 features a touch screen vari-angle LCD monitor for limitless fun and creative shooting possibilities with easier handling. Flip out the large 3.2-inch display for an interesting new angle, then simply touch where you want to focus and shoot.

First-time D-SLR users will feel right at home with the D5500. The camera’s touch-screen interface makes a range of operations incredibly intuitive to use. During live view with the vari-angle monitor, simply touch anywhere on the screen to focus, then release your finger to shoot.

You can also tap the screen to focus during movie recording, and use it to adjust settings like aperture and shutter speed whether in live view or viewfinder photography. Browsing through menus only takes a flick of a finger, and you can swipe left and right to move between pictures in playback, and pinch in and out to zoom.

If you’re worried about mistakes happening while shooting, there’s an option to activate the touch screen during playback only. And of course, buttons are also available for conventional operation.

The intuitive eye sensor switches off the information display when you bring the viewfinder to your eye and a new Touch Function gives you one-touch easy access to autofocus-area and aperture settings. With 6 information display designs to choose from, you can finally customise the ideal look on your monitor.

Designed to be taken anywhere

Pick up the D5500, and you might be surprised by how small and light it is, while still offering a deep grip that’s stable and comfortable in anyone’s hand.
The body incorporates a carbon-fiber composite material that’s strong and durable, but also remarkably lightweight.

This provides the basis for an innovative monocoque structure, where the exterior covers support the interior, doing away with the bulky, skeletal framework that’s used in most D-SLRs.

The layout of the internal unit has also been redesigned to achieve a slim body with an easy-to-hold grip.
It’s a stylish camera too, with a well-integrated surface, buttons and dials, and high-quality finish. Meanwhile, the supplied EN-EL14a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery gets you approx. 820 still shots per charge in single-frame release mode.

Combined with the new AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II with retractable lens barrel, the D5500 makes for an amazingly portable camera system, which you’ll want to take out everywhere.

Information display

During viewfinder shooting, you can confirm your settings visually by pressing the information button. The D5500’s touch-operated information display comes in two designs (classic and graphic) and three colors (black, blue and white). In the graphic interface, aperture changes are displayed in pictorial form, making it particularly intuitive to use

i button

The i button makes handling even smoother by giving you direct access to your most frequently used settings, without having to use a menu. Options include Picture Control and HDR. During image playback, you can use the i button to jump to the retouch menu or select the images you want to send to your smart devices.

Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II Lens

When originally launched some 10 years ago the Nikon 18-200mm was set to be popular Nikon walk around lens and its proven true. The Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II Lens is a very versatile and affordable lens aimed at the entry level DSLR user. The Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II Lens is designed for Nikon's crop framed DX sensor cameras and is a great choice for photographers that are looking for a lens when travelling. This wide-angle telephoto zoom lens features Nikon Vibration Reduction II technology, ED glass elements for clearer images and a very flexible focal length which is sure to make this lens a popular choice. Fantastic travel lens.

The Nikon D5500 DSLR Camera and Lens comes with a full 2 year Australian warranty from Nikon

Pop into our Gold Coast camera store & warehouse or order online. We look forward to being at your SERVICE Australia wide.

Additional Information

Name Nikon D5500 DSLR Black & Nikon 18-200mm VR II Lens Kit
Manufacturer Part Number Nikon-D5500-Black-18200-kit
Product Type Digital SLR Camera Kit
Lens Minimum Focussing Distance 50 cm
Lens Starting Focal Length 18 mm
Lens Ending Focal Length 200 mm
Lens Maximum Aperture f/3.5-5.6
Lens Minimum Aperture f/22
Image Stabilisation Yes
Built-in Autofocus Motor Yes
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Resolution 24 megapixels
Minimum ISO Sensitivity 100
Maximum ISO Sensitivity 25600
Sensor Size 23.6 x 15.6mm
Fastest Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Highest Burst Frame Rate Up to 5 fps
Built-in Flash Yes
Maximum Flash Sync Speed 1 / 200 seconds
Optical Viewfinder Yes
Memory Card Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
Memory Card Slot SD
Raw File Capable Yes
Live View Mode Yes
LCD Screen Size 3.2 inch
Touch Screen Yes
Mirror Lockup Mode Yes
Battery Type Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 7.2 VDC, 1230 mAh
Battery Model EN-EL14a
Lens Mount Nikon F-Mount
Self Timer Function Yes
Wi-Fi Enabled Yes
Video Recording Yes
Built-In Mic Yes
Built-In Speaker Yes
Microphone Input Jack Yes
Audio Format Linear PCM (Stereo)
Video Format MOV - H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Maximum Video Resolution 1080p
Headphone Jack No
In-built Sensor Cleaning No
Product Weight 470 grams (body only)
Warranty Period 2 Years

Customer Reviews

Great camera, solid lens Review by Cory (Staff)
Ease of Use

I'm often asked what the difference between the D5300 and the D5500, and to be honest there isn't much. The D5500 offers a touch screen and improved video but has left out the GPS feature of the D5300. The D5500 camera still has a fully articulated screen like it's predecessor as well as wi-fi.

The D5500 is still a great camera and it you're looking at either the D5300 or the D5500 it might be worth looking at how it's newly included features match your needs.

The lens is fantastic and offers higher quality images than some of the similar focal length lens (including those from Tamron and Sigma)

(Posted on 6/07/2015)

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