Nikon D5500 vs D5300 vs D7100 Specs Comparison

Here is the full specs comparison of Nikon D5500, Nikon D5300, Nikon D7100. You can take a look at the key differences between the three cameras. I have to say all of the three cameras are great DSLR cameras, you can choose the one you like. See Best Entry-Level DSLR Cameras.

The new upper-entry-level DSLR Nikon D5500 announced at CES 2015, to replace the Nikon D5300 DSLR. Nikon D5500 provides a 24.2MP DX-format sensor with no optical low pass filter. It features a touch screen, which is a fully articulated 3.2-inch 1.37M-dot affair, as in the D5300. A flat picture profile is added, and the 1080/60p video specification is identical to its predecessor.

Nikon D5500 vs D5300 vs D7100 Specs Comparison

FeatureNikon D5500Nikon D5300Nikon D7100
Sensor Resolution24 Million24 Million24 Million
Sensor TypeCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor Size23.5 x 15.6 mm23.5 x 15.6 mm23.5 x 15.6 mm
Sensor TypeAPS-CAPS-CAPS-C
Dust Reduction / Sensor CleaningYesYesYes
Image Size6000 x 40006000 x 40006000 x 4000
Image ProcessorExpeed 4Expeed 4Expeed 3
Viewfinder TypePenta MirrorPenta MirrorPenta Mirror
Viewfinder Coverage95%95%100%
Viewfinder Magnification0.82x0.82x0.94x
Storage MediaSD/SDHC/SDXCSD/SDHC/SDXCSD/SDHC/SDXC
Continuous Shooting Speed5 FPS5 FPS6 FPS
Max Shutter Speed1/4000 to 30 sec1/4000 to 30 sec1/8000 to 30 sec
Shutter Durability150,000150,000150,000
Native ISO SensitivityISO 100-25,600ISO 100-12,800ISO 100-6,400
Boosted ISO SensitivityISO 25,600ISO 50, ISO 12,800-25,600
Autofocus System39 points39 points51 points
Video OutputH.264, MPEG-4H.264, MPEG-4H.264, MPEG-4
Video Maximum Resolution1920 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 Size3.2″ Full articulated TFT-LCD3.0″ Full articulated TFT-LCD3.2″ Fixed TFT-LCD
Touch ScreenYesNoNo
LCD Resolution1,037,000 dots1,037,000 dots1,228,800 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 SupportYesYesYes
Built-in GPSNoYesNo
BatteryLithium-Ion EN-EL14 BatteryLithium-Ion EN-EL14 BatteryLithium-Ion EN-EL15 Battery
Battery Life820 shots (CIPA)600 shots (CIPA)950 shots (CIPA)
USB Version2.02.02.0
Dimensions124 x 97 x 70 mm125 x 98 x 76 mm136 x 107 x 76 mm
Weight420g480g675g
MSRP Price$797$697$997
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