Nikon D5600

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Key specs

  • CMOS
  • APS-C
  • 23.5 x 15.6 mm
  • 24 megapixels
  • 6000;4000 px
  • Nikon F;Nikon DX;Nikon FX
  • Contrast Detect (sensor);Phase Detect;Multi-area;Center;Selective single-point;Tracking;Single;Continuous;Touch;Face Detection;Live View
  • 3.2 in
  • yes
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Nikon D5600 Full Specifications


Sensor typeCMOS
Image sensor formatDX
Sensor size23.5 x 15.6 mm
Sensor photo detectors25 Mpx
Effective pixels24 Mpx
Image ratio w:h3:2
Max resolution6000, 4000
Other resolutions4496x3000, 2992x2000
ProcessorExpeed 4


ISO minimum100
ISO maximum25600
Maximum image resolution6000, 4000
White balance presets12
White balance modesAuto, Cloudy, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Manual, Shade
Custom white balance
Supported image file formatsJPG, NEF, RAW
Photo effectsBlack&White, Neutral, Vivid
Image stabilization type
Uncompressed formatRAW
AEB/HDR support

Optics and focus

Lens mountNikon F
Magnification (Crop factor)1.5 x
Maximum aperture3.5
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)Lamp
Focus adjustmentAuto/Manual
Contrast autofocus
Autofocus in recording mode
Focal length multiplier1.5×
AutofocusContinuous Auto Focus, Contrast Detection Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus
Manual focus
Number of focus points39
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)39
Image stabiliserLens based only
Filter diameter2.17 in
Phase detection autofocus
Number of AF points (contrast)39

Screen and viewfinder

Screen size3.19 in
Articulated LCDFully articulated
Screen technologyLCD
Screen dots1037000
Touch screen
Field of view100 %
Live view
Viewfinder coverage95 %
Viewfinder magnification0.82 x
Dioptre correction
Diopter adjustment (D-D)1.7, 0.5
Eye relief0.67 in
Separate info display
Flip-out screen

Photography features

Shooting modesAperture priority, Auto, Shutter priority
Camera shutter typeElectronic
Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure mode
Number of exposures3
Exposure compensation plus5
Exposure compensation minus-5
Expousure compensation steps1/3, 1/2
Auto exposure lock
Continuous shooting
Self-timer delay2, 5, 10, 20
WB Bracketing
Subject / scene modes
Flash sync speed1/200s
Built-in flash
Flash range472.44 in
Flash modesFill-in, Redeye Reduction, Slow Sync
External flash connectionHot shoe
Flash metering systemi-TTL
External flash
Continuous drive5.0 fps
Scene modes
Beach, Children, Close-up , Night, Night portrait, Party , Pet, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset, Landscape
Metering modesMulti, Center-weighted, Spot
Manual settings
Self-timer options2, 5, 10, 20
Speed (JPEG)5 fps
Speed (RAW)5 fps
Exposure bracketing0.3 - 0.5±EV

Videography features

Maximum resolution1920, 1080
Video recording
Recording resolutions1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080
HD typeFull HD
Supported video file formatsH.264, MOV, MPEG-4
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1920x1080
Max frame rate (highest resolution)60 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)60 fps
Motion JPEG frame rate60 fps

Audio features

Built-in microphone
Microphone typeStereo
Speaker typeMono
Audio systemStereo
Supported audio file formatsLPCM


Body typeSLR
Body materialPlastic
Colour of productBlack
Anti-dust system
Environmentally sealed


Weight0.91 lb
Width4.88 in
Height3.82 in
Depth2.76 in


Compatible memory cardsSD, SDHC, SDXC
Memory slots1
Storage typesSD, SDHC, SDXC
Camera file systemDCF 2.0, Exif 2.3


Power source typeBattery
Battery life (CIPA)970
Battery technology
Number of batteries supported1
AC adapter includedY


HDMI connector typeMini
USB connector typeMicro-USB
USB version2.0
Headphone port
Microphone port
Supported WiFi typesIEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g
Remote control
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
Bluetooth version4.1

Other features

Timelapse recording
Orientation sensor
Languages supportMulti
Tripod mounting supported

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