Bring your creativity to life with the new D5600. It features 24.2 effective megapixels, an EXPEED 4 image-processing engine, and an ISO range of 100-25600 that captures beautiful and vibrant imagery, Full HD videos and time-lapse movies even in low light situations. Inspiration also comes easy when you discover new perspectives with the vari-angle LCD monitor and intuitive touch interface. With Bluetooth® and the Nikon SnapBridge app*1for automatic transfer of images to your compatible smart devices*2, the D5600 is perfect for the connected world.
Sharing your moments as they happen without missing a beat is effortless with the D5600. With a one-time setup through the free SnapBridge*1 app, the D5600 wirelessly connects to your compatible smart device*2 via the built-in Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth®, or NFC*3. The app maintains a constant connection, while automatically syncing still images for seamless online sharing. You can also use your smart device as an external monitor and shoot remotely*4 for instances when you want to be in the picture.
Capture amazingly sharp and tonally-rich images and videos with the D5600’s DX-format CMOS image sensor, designed without an optical low-pass filter to bring out the full resolving power of its 24.2 effective megapixels. Its EXPEED 4 image-processing engine also works to improve overall speed and performance in a variety of shooting situations. In dimly lit environments, the D5600’s wide standard ISO range of 100 to 25600 allows you to achieve crisp and sharp images in which noise is effectively suppressed.
Be it a look, a smile, or a candid expression, the D5600 captures all these emotions in vivid detail with a high-speed continuous shooting rate of approximately 5 frames per second*5. The 39-point autofocus (AF) system covers a wide area of the frame to keep track of your subjects with remarkable precision.
Experiment with novel shooting styles from your very own perspective with the touch screen vari-angle LCD monitor that can swivel up to 180°. For that artistic finishing touch, simply trim, resize, apply filters and special effects right from your screen using the retouch menu.
Enjoy ease-of-use and intuitive control with the D5600’s touch interface. Scroll through images swiftly with the all-new frame advance bar, or easily trim an area of the image by pinching it out. The touch Fn feature lets you make adjustments to a pre-assigned camera setting using your thumb, without looking away from the viewfinder, including auto sensitivity control on/off switching.
Designed for portability, this lightweight camera features an innovative monocoque structure that is strengthened with a carbon-fibre composite material for outstanding durability. With a long-lasting battery life that packs 970 shots per charge*6, this camera is undoubtedly your perfect travel companion.
Imagine how easy it would be to post D-SLR pictures online if they were saved to your smart device as soon as you took them. The SnapBridge application creates a constant connection between the D5600 and a compatible smart device via Bluetooth®, meaning pictures are automatically transferred as you shoot. The image transfer process continues unaffected even when the camera is stored in a bag nearby. It’s also possible to transfer images and movies* via Wi-Fi® by selecting the files in the app.
*Movie transfers are only possible with smart devices that support Wi-Fi.
Take advantage of automatic picture transfers by downloading the SnapBridge app onto your compatible smart device now. The app connects the D5600 with a compatible iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch® or smart devices running the Android™ operating system, and is available free from the official website (snapbridge.nikon.com), Apple App Store® and Google Play™.
Note: Android 5.0 or later or 6.0.1 or later is required. A device with Bluetooth 4.0 or later (i.e. a device that supports Bluetooth Low Energy) is necessary. iOS 8.4 or later or iOS 9.1 or later is required. iPhone 5 or later, third-generation iPad or a device with Bluetooth 4.0 or later (i.e. a device that supports Bluetooth Low Energy) is necessary.
Type Single-lens reflex digital camera
Lens mount Nikon F mount (with AF contacts)
Effective angle of view Nikon DX format; focal length equivalent to approx. 1.5x that of lenses with FX format angle of view
Image sensor format DX
Image sensor type CMOS
Sensor size 23.5 mm x 15.6 mm
Total pixels 24.78 million
Dust-reduction system Image sensor cleaning, Image Dust Off reference data (Capture NX-D software required)
Effective pixels 24.2 million
Image size (pixels) (L) 6000 x 4000 (M) 4496 x 3000 (S) 2992 x 2000
File format NEF (RAW): 12- or 14 bit, compressed JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1 : 4), normal (approx. 1 : 8), or basic (approx. 1 : 16) compression NEF (RAW)+JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats
Picture Control system Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape, Flat ; selected Picture Control can be modified; storage for custom Picture Controls
Media SD, SDHC (UHS-I compliant), SDXC (UHS-I compliant)
Card slot 1 Secure Digital (SD) card
File system DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3, PictBridge
Viewfinder Eye-level pentamirror single-lens reflex viewfinder
Frame coverage Approx. 95% horizontal and 95% vertical
Magnification Approx. 0.82x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, –1.0 m(*1))
Eyepoint 17 mm (–1.0 m(*1); from center surface of viewfinder eyepiece lens)
Diopter adjustment -1.7 to +0.5 m(*1)
Focusing screen Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen
Reflex mirror Quick return
Lens aperture Instant return, electronically controlled
Autofocus support Autofocus is available with AF-S, AF-P, and AF-I lenses.
Type Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter
Speed 1/4000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV; Bulb; Time
Flash sync speed X= 1/200 s; synchronizes with shutter at 1/200 s or slower
Modes S (single frame), CL (continuous low speed), CH (continuous high speed), Q (quiet shutter-release), Self-timer ; interval timer photography supported
Frame advance rate Up to 5 fps CL: Up to 3 fps CH: Up to 5 fps (JPEG and 12-bit NEF/RAW) or 4 fps (14-bit NEF/RAW) Note: Frame rates assume continuous-servo AF, manual or shutter-priority auto exposure, a shutter speed of 1/250 s or faster, Release selected for Custom Setting a1 (AF-C priority selection), and other settings at default values.
Self-timer 2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1 to 9 exposures
Metering system TTL exposure metering using 2016-pixel RGB sensor
Metering method Matrix metering: 3D color matrix metering II (type G, E, and D lenses); color matrix metering II (other CPU lenses) Center-weighted metering: Weight of 75% given to 8-mm circle in center of frame Spot metering: Meters 3.5-mm circle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point
Range (ISO 100, f/1.4 lens, 20 °C/68 °F) Matrix or center-weighted metering: 0–20 EV Spot metering: 2–20 EV
Exposure meter coupling CPU
Mode Auto modes (auto; auto, flash off); programmed auto with flexible program (P); shutter-priority auto (S); aperture-priority auto (A); manual (M); scene modes (portrait; landscape; child; sports; close up; night portrait; night landscape; party/indoor; beach/snow; sunset; dusk/dawn; pet portrait; candlelight; blossom; autumn colors; food); special effects modes (night vision; super vivid; pop; photo illustration; toy camera effect; miniature effect; selective color; silhouette; high key; low key)
Exposure compensation Can be adjusted by –5 to +5 EV in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV in P, S, A, M, SCENE, and night vision modes
Exposure lock Luminosity locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) ISO 100 to 25600 in steps of 1/3 EV Auto ISO sensitivity control available
Active D-Lighting Auto, Extra high, High, Normal, Low, Off
Autofocus system Nikon Multi-CAM 4800DX autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection, 39 focus points (including 9 cross-type sensors), and AF-assist illuminator (range approx. 0.5 to 3 m/1 ft 8 in. to 9 ft 10 in.)
Detection range –1 to +19 EV (ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F)
Lens servo Single-servo AF (AF-S), Continuous-servo AF (AF-C), Auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A) ; predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status Manual focus (MF): Electronic rangefinder can be used
Focus point 39 Can be selected from 39 or 11 focus points
AF-area mode Single-point AF, 9-, 21-, or 39- point dynamic-area AF, 3D-tracking, auto-area AF
Focus lock Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing AE-L/AF-L button
Built-in flash Auto, portrait, child, close up, night portrait, party/indoor, pet portrait, super vivid, pop, photo illustration, toy camera effect: Auto flash with auto pop-up P, S, A, M, food: Manual pop-up with button release
Guide number Approx. 12/39, 12/39 with manual flash (m/ft, ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F)
Control TTL: i-TTL flash control using 2016-pixel RGB sensor is available with built-in flash; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix and center-weighted metering, standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR with spot metering
Mode Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with red-eye reduction, fill-flash, red-eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync with red-eye reduction, rear-curtain with slow sync, rear-curtain sync, off
Flash compensation -3 to +1 EV in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV in P, S, A, M, and SCENE modes
Flash-ready indicator Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit is fully charged; blinks after flash is fired at full output
Accessory shoe ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock
Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS) Nikon CLS supported
Sync terminal AS-15 sync terminal adapter (available separately)
White balance Auto, incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual, all except preset manual with fine-tuning.
Bracketing types Exposure, White balance, ADL
Lens servo Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); full-time-servo AF (AF-F) • Manual focus (MF)
AF-area mode Face-priority AF, Wide-area AF, Normal-area AF, Subject-tracking AF
Autofocus Contrast-detect AF anywhere in frame (camera selects focus point automatically when face-priority AF or subject-tracking AF is selected)
Automatic scene selection Available in auto and auto flash off modes
Metering TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
Metering method Matrix
Frame size (pixels) and frame rate 1920 x 1080; 60p (progressive), 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p 1280 x 720; 60p, 50p Actual frame rates for 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p are 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps respectively; options support both high and normal image quality
File format MOV
Video compression H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Audio recording format Linear PCM
Audio recording device Built-in or external stereo microphone; sensitivity adjustable
ISO sensitivity ISO 100 to 25600
Other options Time-lapse movies
Monitor size 8.1 cm ( 3.2 –in.) diagonal
Monitor type TFT vari-angle LCD touch screen with 170 ° viewing angle, approx. 100% frame coverage, brightness adjustment, and eye-sensor controlled on/off
Monitor resolution Approx. 1037 k-dot (720 x 480 x 3 = 1,036,800 dots)
Playback Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 12, or 80 images or calendar) playback with playback zoom, playback zoom cropping, playback face zoom, movie playback, photo and/or movie slide shows, histogram display, highlights, photo information, location data display, auto image rotation, picture rating, and image comment (up to 36 characters)
USB connector Hi-Speed USB with Micro-USB connector; connection to built-in USB port is recommended
HDMI output connector Type C HDMI connector
Audio input Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter); supports optional ME-1 stereo microphones
Accessory terminal Wireless remote controllers: WR-1, WR-R10 (available separately) Remote cords: MC-DC2 (available separately) GPS units: GP-1/GP-1A (available separately)
Standards IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g
Operating frequency 2412 to 2462 MHz (channels 1 to 11)
Security Authentication: Open system, WPA2-PSK
Operation NFC Forum Type 3 Tag
Communication protocols Bluetooth Specification Version 4.1
Range (line of sight) Approximately 10 m (32 ft) without interference; range may vary with signal strength and presence or absence of obstacles
Supported languages Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Portugal and Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Battery One EN-EL14a rechargeable Li-ion battery
AC adapter EH-5b AC adapter; requires EP-5A power connector (available separately)
Tripod socket 1/4–in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 124 x 97 x 70 mm ( 4.9 x 3.9 x 2.8 in.)
Weight Approx. 465 g ( 1 lb 0.4 oz ) with battery and memory card but without body cap; approx. 415 g/14.7 oz (camera body only)
Operating environment Temperature: 0 °C to 40 °C (+32 °F to 104 °F) Humidity: 85% or less (no condensation)
Supplied accessories DK-25 rubber eyecup, BF-1B body cap, EN-EL14a rechargeable Li-ion battery (with terminal cover), AN-DC3 strap, MH-24 battery charger (plug adapter supplied in countries or regions where required; shape depends on country of sale)
1. Unless otherwise stated, all measurements are performed in conformity with Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) standards or guidelines. All figures are for a camera with a fully-charged battery. Nikon reserves the right to change the appearance and specifications of the hardware and software described in these specifications at any time and without prior notice. Nikon will not be held liable for damages that may result from any mistakes that these specifications may contain.
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