Nikon D3300 vs Nikon D5500

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Nikon D5500 is a better camera than Nikon D3300

Nikon D5500 is better based on the review of Nikon D3300 vs D5500 and it has the following superior features; 2.61% larger sensor, 0.83% more megapixels (main camera), 28 more focus points, has a flip-out screen, 120shots longer battery life, 2.5x better video recording quality (main camera), has WIFI and phase detection autofocus for photos.

Nikon D3300 vs Nikon D5500: DESIGN

In terms of design, the comparisons of Nikon D5500 vs D3300 are based on the following factors;

Resolution; Nikon D3300 has 1175 x 784px whereas Nikon D5500 has 1247 x 831px.

Flip-out screen; Nikon D5500 has this.

More viewfinder coverage; the two have 95%

Optical view finder; both Nikon D3300 and Nikon D5500 have this feature.

Hot shoe; the two cameras have hot shoes.

System camera; the two cameras are system cameras.

Bottom line: Nikon D5500 is better as it has a higher resolution.

Nikon D3300 vs Nikon D5500: OPTICS

In terms of optics review of D3300 vs D5500, we the following features;

AF Tracking; both cameras have this feature.

Focus points; Nikon D3300 has 11 while Nikon D5500 has 39

Sensor sizes; Nikon D3300 has 23.2 x 15.15.4mm whereas Nikon D55500 has 23.5 x 15.6mm

Maximum light sensitivity; the two cameras have 256000 ISO.

Phase detection autofocus for photos; Nikon D5500 has this feature.

Megapixels; Nikon D3300 has 24MP whereas Nikon D5500 has 24.2MP.

Bottom line: Nikon D5500 is a better camera with more focus points and megapixels.

Nikon D3300 vs Nikon D5500: VIDEOGRAPHY

Videography features of D55000 vs D3300 include;

Video recording (main camera); Nikon D3300 has 1080 x 24fps while D5500 has 1080 x 60fps.

Phase detection autofocus for videos; Nikon D3300 has this feature.

Continuous autofocus when recording movies; the two cameras have this feature.

Timelapse function; Nikon D5500 has this.

24P cinema mode; both have cinema modes.

Bottom line: Nikon D55000 is better as it has high quality video recording.

Nikon D3300 vs Nikon D5500: AUDIO

When we compare Nikon D3300 and D5500, we get the following audio features;

Stereo microphone; Nikon D5500 has a stereo microphone.

Microphone input; the two cameras have microphone inputs.

Bottom line: Nikon D5500 is better in terms of audio.

Nikon D3300 vs Nikon D5500: BATTERY

Battery life (CIPA); Nikon D3300 has 700shots while D5500 has 820shots.

The two cameras have removable batteries, battery level indicators and have rechargeable batteries.

Bottom line: Nikon D5500 is better as it has a better battery life.

Nikon D3300 vs Nikon D5500: KEY FEATURES

External memory slot; both cameras have this feature.

WIFI; Nikon D5500 has this feature.

802.11 WIFI connection; Nikon D5500 has this feature.

Remote control; the two cameras have remote controls.

Accelerometer; both cameras have this.

HDMI output; the two cameras have this feature.

Bottom line: Nikon D5500 is a better camera with unique features.

Conclusion

The difference between Nikon D3300 and D5500 is that D5500 has delightful features that are user friendly.