Nikon D5500 vs Nikon D7200

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Nikon D7200 is a better camera than Nikon D5500

In this review of Nikon D5500 vs D7200, Nikon D7200 emerges as a better camera as it has the following unique features; 2.11% more megapixels (main camera), 12 more focus points, 20% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format, 290 shots longer battery life, weather sealed, 50% faster maximum shutter speed, has phase detection autofocus for videos and has built-in focus motor.

Nikon D5500 vs Nikon D7200: DESIGN

Resolution; Nikon D5500 has 1247 × 831px whereas Nikon D7200 has 1280 × 960px

Weather sealed; Nikon D7200 is weather sealed

Has a flip-out screen; Nikon D5500 has a flip-out screen

Has built-in focus motor; Nikon D7200

More viewfinder coverage; Nikon D5500 has 95% while Nikon D7200 100%

Bottom line: Nikon D7200 is a better camera ink design as it has a higher resolution and more viewfinder coverage.

Nikon D5500 vs Nikon D7200: OPTICS

Have AF tracking; Nikon D5500 and Nikon D7200 have AF tracking

Focus points; Nikon D5500 has 39 whereas Nikon D7200 has 51.

Sensor size; Nikon D5500 has 23.5 × 15.6 the same as Nikon D7200.

Maximum light sensitivity; each camera has maximum light sensitivity of 25600 ISO

Phase detection autofocus for photos; Nikon D5500 and Nikon D7200 have phase detection autofocus for photos.

Megapixels; Nikon D5500 has 24.2MP whereas Nikon D7200 has 24.71MP.

Bottom line: Nikon D7200 is a better camera as it has higher focus point and more megapixels.

Nikon D5500 vs Nikon D7200: VIDEOGRAPHY

Nikon D5500 vs D7200 comparison on videography gives us the following features;

Video recording (main camera); Nikon D5500 and Nikon D7200 have 1080 × 60fps

Has phase detection autofocus for videos; Nikon D7200 has phase detection autofocus for videos.

Continuous autofocus when recording movies; Nikon D5500 and Nikon D7200 have this feature.

Timelapse function; Nikon D5500 and Nikon D7200 have timelapse function

24P cinema mode; both Nikon D5500 and Nikon D7200 have 24P cinema modes.

Bottom line: Nikon D5500 and Nikon D7200 have same videography features.

Nikon D5500 vs Nikon D7200: AUDIO

Stereo microphone; both Nikon D5500 and Nikon D7200 have stereo microphones

Microphone inputs; Nikon D5500 and Nikon D7200 have microphone inputs

Numbers of microphones; Nikon D5500 and Nikon D7200 have 1 microphone each

Socket for 3.5mm audio jack; Nikon D7200 has a socket for a 3.5mm audio jack.

Bottom line: Nikon D7200 is better as it has a socket for 3.5mm audio jack.

Nikon D5500 vs Nikon D7200: BATTERY

Battery life (CIPA); Nikon D5500 has 820 shots whereas Nikon D7200 has 1110 shots.

Removable battery; Nikon D5500 and Nikon D7200 have removable batteries.

Battery level indicator; Nikon D5500 and Nikon D7200 have battery level indicators.

Rechargeable battery; Nikon D5500 and Nikon D7200 have rechargeable batteries.

Bottom line: Nikon D7200 is better as it has a better battery life.

Nikon D5500 vs Nikon D7200: KEY FEATURES

The key features of the two cameras include; internal memory slots, WIFI, have 802.11 N WIFI connections, have remote controls, accelerometers and HDMI outputs.

Bottom line: both Nikon D5500 and Nikon D7200 have the same key features.

Conclusion

The overall review of the two cameras shows that Nikon D7200 is better than Nikon D5500 as it has superior features.