Worth for Money, Super Camera
by Sanju Haladandimath on 2015-06-29
Light weight, Good Articulating touch screen.
Good Battery Backup upto 800 shots
Great Picture Clarity
many Feature and Scene options.
Built in WIFI , easy Pics transfer to Mobile phone
I got this Nikon D5500 with 18-140 lens for a cheaper price from a Nikon dealer
by Jeyaraj Preetham on 2015-04-27
I got the camera from Nikon dealer and it's cheaper than flip kart. The camera is good for beginners, especially the auto mode. One can learn the tricks as they move on.
The rotating screen is very handy for taking selfies. The camera can be connected to a smartphone wirelessly and the smart phone can be used to view and click pictures. Another boon for selfies and family pictures where we don't have to depend on any one else. Just set the camera on a tripod, view the image on your phone and click.
I would say this is a good deal
by Mahendra Sahu on 2015-12-05
One of the best cameras for entry level DSLR. Have used extensively and the results are fantastic. Have combined with Nikon 50mm and 35 mm lenses to get some very good pictures.
Best all round mid level camera
by raghav ahuja on 2016-08-09
Probably the best mid level camera that money can buy . Beats even chanson 70d at a lol of places except the frame rate .
by Flipkart Customer on 2016-10-12
Product is excellent..No doubts about that.. But I have received an opened item.. it was all sealed but I found that the seal can be easily opened without any damage and can be closed to put it back to its original condition.. everything seems to be normal untill I saw the charger and plug which was given as single attached unit.. I have watched many inboxing videos and even called nikon technical support and they all said that in the box charger and plug is placed seperately which should be assembled together by the customer once It is opened... So I think it is an item which got returned by someone after opening and using it.. This was actually my first DSLR.. And I have spend almost 50k(in big billion sale)... I got very dissapointed by Flipkart delivering me a used item labelling it as brand new...
by SARANG AWAREY on 2016-10-15
Excellent DSLR Camera
Very High Image Quality
Best Camera By Nikon
by Gurpreet Virdi on 2016-11-17
Excellent camera...kit lens 18 55 is also good...with silent af system..
Made in Thailand though.
However, got two warrenty cards for lens and camera...
by Flipkart Customer on 2016-09-19
AWESOME PRODUCT.......one of the best entry label dslr from nikon...... small & very handy......Thank you nikon & flipkart....
by ACHINTYA DAS on 2016-09-02
Product is absolutely delightful & am happy to get it delivered on time by Flipkart online shopping site!!!
by vinayak singhal on 2016-09-01
nikon dslr 5500 best camera..
by Flipkart Customer on 2016-07-25
Wonderful camera, supplied by Flipkart at the best price, very happy, it arrives very quickly and all items with freebies as expected. Saved good amount of money on this purchase, thanks to flipkart
by anoop anni on 2016-09-08
Packaging top class , shipment on time , flipkart total thumbsup
Coming to the product part . Nothing to say about nikon d5500 . Just awesome . But i have to still buy 55mm -200mm lens for shooting outside .
Totally - 5 stars for product
by Flipkart Customer on 2016-07-12
Awesome Camera !
With multiple features Wifi,Touch Screen & more
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Impressive product by Nikon
by Rohit Das on 2016-02-04
I was looking for a DSLR camera for doing street photography. After doing a significant amount of research across brands and models, the final shortlist was between a D7200 and the D5500. What really tipped the scales in favor of this were the super light weight and the articulated touch screen. The only major differences between the two (at least for me) were the weather sealing and the larger buffer on the D7200. However, neither of thoese are major concerns for me at this point in time. I have now had the camera for a few weeks and used it with 3 of my lenses so far. The 18-140 kit lens, the Nikon 35mm 1.8G prime lens and the Tamrom 70-300 VC USD lens.
The image quality is pretty phenomenal for a camera at this price range. The sharpness is one of the best I have seen so far and easily puts some of the Canons in this range to shame. Plus the touch screen is just a breeze to operate and highly responsive. Also, with the F-mount, the number of options on the lens side are countless... unless you are looking for something very specific. The battery definitely lives up to expectations. I have gone and clicked over 600 pictures in one three hour session with juice left for more.
The only minor issue I probably have with this camera is on the ergonomics side. The buttons, at least on the front side of the camera, could have been slightly larger. They were a bit of a challenge to operate with gloves on in the snow. But 99% of the people may not operate the camera in that kind of weather. Plus, once you get used to the button placement, it is relatively easy to navigate.
Overall, it's a great camera from Nikon and checks all the marks on the list of things that a beginner or amateur will need to start clicking away.
A Good Choice for Amateur Photographers
by Rajib Ghosh on 2016-05-29
As slightly unsatisfied owner of a Nikon D5100, when I went looking for an upgrade, I chose brand loyalty rather than migrate over to Canon's camp. IMHO, where the Nikon D5100 excelled over my friend's Canon 60D, were the dynamic range, colour saturation and value for money. On the other hand, the Canon consistently produced better images that had sharp focus and we blur-free. The Canon's Live View feature is also significantly faster.
I was hoping that the upgrade to Nikon D5500 would enhance the shooting experience and resultant output.
The Nikon D5500 with the bundled Nikon 18-140mm lens produces much better images than the D5100. The images are sharp, vibrant and show terrific dynamic range. The 18-140 produces decent bokeh and the overall effect is very pleasing. The touch-to-focus and touch-to-focus+click feature is useful but I much prefer the optical viewfinder and wish it was slightly larger or was magnified. With introduction of a touch-screen, the D5500 is edging into the territory that Mirror-less cameras currently occupy.
The D5100 produced very blurry images with Live-view because the mirror flipping action caused sensor vibration and the resulting image was blurred. With the D5100, I always ended up using the Live-view to focus and then switch to optical View-finder + Delayed Shutter mode to stabilize the sensor and take the shot. Clearly, this meant that the camera was no good outdoors and spent it's time on a tripod inside. The D5500 Live-view does not suffer from this malady and the images taken in live-view were free of blurring caused by sensor-shake.
Unfortunately, the live-view function hasn't speeded up. Upon shutter-press, the camera still executes a mirror-flip action to take the image rather than just use electronic shutter. This is where mirror-less cameras excel big-time. Video recording also requires that live-view be kept on. This could have been rectified with a electronic viewfinder. Live-view also disables phase-detect auto-focus and falls-back to Contrast Detect AF.
Auto-focus is a bit of hit and miss with many misses. Several times, the camera/lens focussed on a spot significantly behind the focus point. Even when I was using single-point focus (center focus point) to shoot portraits in broad daylight. I was able to achieve much better focus by falling back to Live View + Manual Focus. Maybe my copy of the 18-140mm lens needs some calibration. Since the D5500 does not offer AF Fine-tuning, I will have to turn it over to the service center.
The Nikon 18-140mm lens is the perfect companion to this camera as it offers a focal length range that's perfect for Landscapes, Portraits and Points of Interest. It's relatively compact, light-weight and silent. Focus hunting is minimum and quiet (provided it focuses accurately). You could always opt for economical (relatively) speciality lenses such as the Tokina 11-16mm lens for Landscape and architectural photography or the Sigma 150-600mm lens for Sport and Wildlife photography etc.
If this is your first time buying a Nikon DSLR, I will recommend the D5xxx series over the D3xxx series because the D3xxx series is crippled with missing modes such as Auto-Exposure Bracketing. In the D5xxx series, I will recommend the D5500 over the D5300 because of the new touch-screen feature which makes it very easy to find and change settings during shooting, the improved Live-view performance and Wi-Fi facility to transfer images out of the camera. The D7xxx series is priced significantly higher, does not feature a Tilt-Swivel screen and is a better fit for a Professional rather than an Amateur (which I am).
Lexar Platinum II 8 GB SDHC Class 10 300x 45MB/s Memory Card This product also comes with 2yrs warranty from Nikon like other Ni
by Amazon Customer on 2015-10-31
I bought this product (Nikon D5500 DX-Format Digital SLR with 18-140mm VR Kit (Black)) from seller Cloudtail on 26th October, 2015. Initially I was worried as many customers had complained about the seller that they deliver deliver the product without the 18-140 mm lens. But luckily I received the product along with the lens. The contents in the box are as follows:
1. D5500 - Body
2. Nikon DX VR - AF-S Nikkor 18*140 mm 1:3.5-5.6G lens
3. Nikon DSLR shoulder bag (same as the bag shown in the link http://www.amazon.in/Nikon-PDSL0107-NIKON-DSLR-SHOULDER/dp/B014AIMSD4/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1446236366&sr=1-1&keywords=nikon+dslr+bag)
4. EN-EL14a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
5. MH-24 Quick Charger
6. DK-25 Rubber Eyecup
7. UC-E23 USB Cable
8. EG-CP16 Audio Video Cable
9. AN-DC3 Strap
10. BF-1B Body Cap
11. NikonView NX2 CD ROM
12. Lexar Platinum II 8 GB SDHC Class 10 300x 45MB/s Memory Card
This product also comes with 2yrs warranty from Nikon like other Nikon DSLR (This is not mentioned in the product description)
Both the camera and the lens are too good. Am yet to experiment with it much, so will not comment much on it. ISO range is good. Screen is touch-screen. Its definitely worth a buy.
An interesting feature is that the In built Wi-Fi in the camera means you can instantly share photos with your smartphone (I have tried it with Sony Xperia & Moto E) and also can click photos by this camera by controlling it through your smartphone. The mobile basically acts as a remote which can be used to click photos by this camera. Also, you can get a live view in smartphone which will help you particularly if you want to position yourself before you click a selfie. For doing this, one needs to instal Nikon wmu app on phone.
BUT THERE IS MISSING CAMERA BAG IN PACKAGE NOT SUPPLIED BAG BUT ON PACKAGE SHOWING INFO FOR INCLUDED CAMERA BAG IN NIKON PACKAGE
by RAMESH on 2016-09-22
Amazing Product, love to use it multiple functions easily
BUT THERE IS MISSING CAMERA BAG IN PACKAGE
NOT SUPPLIED BAG BUT ON PACKAGE SHOWING INFO FOR INCLUDED CAMERA BAG IN NIKON PACKAGE
PLEASE PROVIDE IMMEDIATELY
This is a great Camera I was in two minds whether to purchase ...
by Samir A. on 2015-09-30
This is a great Camera I was in two minds whether to purchase this or 5300 however the price difference then was around 7k so I thought it would best to purchase this the reason be this is not something I am going to purchase every year hence it is best to have the latest model.
I also have the 50MM prime lens beliver me the lens which come with the camera are crap compared to the prime lens I would suggest please buy that even if you have 3200 its going to make a huge difference
I was in two minds on whether to purchase this or the 7000 or 7100 i decided to go with this as 7000 is almost two generations old and 7100 a generation old the difference between this and them is you have easy access to manuall control and built in Autofocus and whethershield body, but mind it the internals of camera are no different infact the image process and sensor on 7000 is an old one and 7100 though the sensor is same the processor is again old.
Yes the autofocus is one key difference but look at the lens and you will find most of the expensive lens have them built in and my need was not something that required me to have huge zoom lens with AF
by Shrey Kumar Saha on 2016-11-22
Having used the camera for 6 months now, I think I have some idea about its capabilities.
It's great for a first DSLR. Image quality is amazing, the shadows that can be recovered from dark scenes are amazing. Even blown out skies can be recovered to an extent. However for low light and indoor photography buy the Nikon 35mm 1.8g lens or some other wide prime. You would be disappointed otherwise.
Autofocus is good but not stellar. Learning to use it is more important as it's not magical like the system on the new Nikon D500. Continuous speed is 5fps while shooting 12 bit raw quality. 14 bit raw will slow down the camera to about 4.5 fps. It feels slow. No other way to put it. For fast motion look elsewhere.
Do not expect good results if you're shooting videos using auto-focus. Video auto-focus sucks big time on Nikon DSLRs. It is slow. The kit lens make an annoying sound while focusing which is picked up by the microphones. Canon is way better with their dual pixel autofocus. Video quality is good but then again it depends more on the lens and lighting.
Having noted all this, I love this little guy. It's tiny and weighs next to nothing compared to other DSLRs. The camera body is well designed and just feels so natural. It has amazingly good picture quality. Having learned the menu by heart, I can change the settings to suit the situation quickly. The touch screen is quick and very helpful. And if I make a mistake, the ability to correct the raw files in Lightroom or other photo editing apps is amazing! Buy a light prime lens and it becomes a great street camera. There are compromises, sure. But for what it does, it's perfect.
I'd like to close by saying that the cliche is true. It's really the photographer and not the camera. This camera is a really competent performer in AUTO mode. But flick that dial to M and watch the exposure meter in your viewfinder. Make decisions based on the result you want. Learn how to shoot. Then watch this little cracker blow you away.
Pretty good, but don't buy it for the Wifi
by AB on 2016-01-27
This is a pretty decent camera, as a beginner I found the pictures to be very good. Buy this camera for the touch screen and the 24MP sensor. The wifi feature is quite annoying as the app on both android and iOS is quite bad. No fault of the camera though.
Great camera for starters
by Prasanna Bhalerao on 2016-01-17
In the Nikon DX camp, there are three models - D3300, D5500, and D7200. I looked at the FX models also. Affordability was never a question for me and I could have purchased the D810 also but cost justification was a serious issue. I looked at all three DX models. I thought that all three are nice at the price point. Ultimately the flip LCD screen turned me in favour of D5500. I also thought the D7200 did not offer me much significant advances for a hobbyist like me although it is a brilliant camera. I thought that with the INR 30K-odd saved, I could invest the same in high quality lenses instead.
One word of strong advice: Buy this camera with the 18-55 VR-II kit lens for the price of body only is just INR 5K less, but go for good quality lenses. I recommend the following lenses:
- Nikkor AF-S DX 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 G ED for landscapes
- Nikkor AF-S DX 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G VR IF-ED for portraits and wildlife
I use and continue to use my camera for landscapes and wildlife mainly. Still photography is great while Video is a little on the downside. Here are my pros and cons on the camera:
- An advanced start-up model with very good all round features
- Lightweight and slim
- Flip LCD display which is a real boon like shooting from overhead
- Touchscreen LCD is a great convenience but battery drainer
- No GPS. I don't miss it now but I wonder if it is a big deal; maybe time will tell and I heard the Nikon GP-1A GPS sucks
- 5 fps is good but not great especially for shooting birds in flight
- I am old school from Canon AE-1 and Nikon FM days; I think touchscreen is nice but I miss the buttons, nooks and crannies
Overall rating: 8/10.
Legitimate Seller, Good Deal !!
by Nitin Jaiswal on 2016-01-05
Good Seller, delivered within three days of order.
1. Camera Body
2. 18-140mm lens
3. Nikon Carry Bag
4. Sandisk 8GB memory card.
See sample images taken by this camera:
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Please check if the Carry case / Camera Bag is ...
by Amazon Customer on 2016-10-03
Please check if the Carry case / Camera Bag is Provided along with the Product or Not. As per the Tag on the Box it clearly says that there must be a Bag. But to My surprise there is no Camera Bag received. When I enquired with Nikon the Product comes with a Bag (and the Bag costs INR 4,500/-). I have contacted Nikon and was told that this Camera comes with Nikon Bag which is missing.
This is Body only. No lens
by Sanju on 2015-06-09
I ordered Nikon D5500 DX-format Digital SLR w/ 18-140mm VR Kit (Black), BUT received only the Nikon D5500 BODY. NO LENS in the box.
by ibrahim khan on 2016-03-18
Worlds best camera ever thnx Nikon
second review to be posted.. the grip went off decayed and went off from body even before 1 year of purchase
by MIKHIL A. on 2016-05-21
I think this product I got was an old stock.
I've already spend around 1500 rs for cleaning the sensor eventhough it was before 6 months from date of purchase.
now problem went off worst.
the grip went decaying and went off.. difficult to take photos.
last time Amazon denied my request to return the defected product and also denied my review to be posted.
this time for sure, if I didn't get this damn product to be repaired or replaced , I'll sue a report on consumer court.
by Amazon Customer on 2016-07-28
It's truly an amazing product from Nikon. Feels like professional photographer. Amazon delivered it within time and more safely. Thanks to both Nikon and Amazon.
Nikon is awesome as always + footage link
by Trhd on 2015-10-06
Well here it is
This link has the unboxing video made by me and some sample pictures also.
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