Nikon D5300 vs Nikon D5500

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Nikon D5500 is better than Nikon D5300

Nikon D5500 is a better camera when we compare Nikon D5300 vs D5500 because of the following superior features; 0.41% more megapixels (main camera), 220shots longer battery life, has microphone input, has touch screen, has 801.11N WIFI connection, has tough autofocus and is 1mm narrower.

Nikon D5300 vs Nikon D5500: DESIGN

Flip-out screen; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D5500 have flip-out screens.

More viewfinder coverage; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D5500 have this feature.

Optical viewfinder; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D5500 have 95% optical viewfinders.

Optical viewfinders; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D5500 have this feature.

Hot shoe; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D5500 have this feature

System camera; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D5500 have this feature.

LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D5500 have this feature.

Bottom line: Nikon D5300 and Nikon D5500 have same design features.

Nikon D5300 vs Nikon D5500: OPTICS

AF tracking; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D5500 have AF tracking.

Focus points; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D5500 have 39 focus points.

Sensor size; each camera has 23.5 × 15.6mm sensor sizes.

Maximum light sensitivity; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D5500 have 25600 ISO maximum light sensitivities.

Phase detection autofocus for photos; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D5500 have this feature.

Megapixels; Nikon D5300 has 24.1MP whereas Nikon D5500 has 24.2MP.

Bottom line: Nikon D5500 is a better camera in terms of optics as it has more megapixels.

Nikon D5300 vs Nikon D5500: VIDEOGRAPHY

Video recording (main camera); Nikon D5300 has 1080 × 60fps which is the same with Nikon D5500.

Continuous autofocus when recording movies; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D5500 have this feature.

Timeless function; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D5500 have timeless functions.

24P cinema mode; Nikon D5500 has a 24P cinema mode.

Bottom line: Nikon D5500 is a better device as it has a 24P cinema mode.

Nikon D5300 vs Nikon D5500: AUDIO

Stereo microphone; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D5500 have stereo microphones.

Microphone input; Nikon D5500 has a microphone input.

Bottom line: Nikon D5500 is a better camera because it has a microphone input unlike Nikon D5300.

Nikon D5300 vs Nikon D5500: BATTERY

Battery life (CIPA); Nikon D5300 has 600shots whereas Nikon D5500 has 820shots.

Removable battery; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D5500 have removable batteries.

Battery level indicator; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D5500 have battery level indicators.

Rechargeable batteries; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D5500 have rechargeable batteries.

Bottom line: Nikon D5500 is better as it has 220shots longer battery life.

Nikon D5300 vs Nikon D5500: KEY FEATURES

External memory slot; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D5500 have external memory slots.

WIFI; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D5500 have WIFI.

802.11N WIFI; Nikon D5500 has 802.11N WIFI.

Remote control; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D5500 have this feature.

Accelerometer; Nikon D5300 and Nikon D5500 have accelerometers.

GPS; Nikon D5300 has GPS.

Bottom line: Nikon D5300 has GPS whereas Nikon D5500 has 802.11N WIFI.

Conclusion

When we compare the two cameras, Nikon D5500supersedes Nikon D5300 with unique features making it a better camera.