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*1 for 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.
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.
*1 SnapBridge can be used with a compatible iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® or smart devices running the Android™ operating system with the SnapBridge app installed. The app can be downloaded free from Apple App Store® and Google Play™.
The camera cannot be directly paired with a smart device using Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi can be used by enabling it after the camera has been paired with the smart device using Bluetooth®.
*2 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, fourth-generation iPad with Bluetooth 4.0 or later (i.e. a device that supports Bluetooth Low Energy) is necessary. There is no guarantee that this app will run on all Android devices.
Movie transfers are only possible with smart devices that support Wi-Fi.
*3 Only available with NFC-compatible Android smart devices.
*4 Remote shooting with SnapBridge uses Wi-Fi and is only possible with smart devices that support Wi-Fi. Activating Wi-Fi may require some time. Communication distance is approx. 10 m/32 ft, though may vary with signal strength and the presence or absence of obstacles.
*5 Based on CIPA Guidelines.
*6 Based on CIPA Standards. When Bluetooth and Wi-Fi is not used, and with using the viewfinder during photo taking.
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Single-lens reflex digital camera
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
Image sensor type
23.5 mm x 15.6 mm
Image sensor cleaning, Image Dust Off reference data (Capture NX-D software required)
Image size (pixels)
(L) 6000 x 4000 (M) 4496 x 3000 (S) 2992 x 2000
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
SD, SDHC (UHS-I compliant), SDXC (UHS-I compliant)
1 Secure Digital (SD) card
DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3, PictBridge
Eye-level pentamirror single-lens reflex viewfinder
Approx. 95% horizontal and 95% vertical
Approx. 0.82x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, –1.0 m(*1))
17 mm (–1.0 m(*1); from center surface of viewfinder eyepiece lens)
-1.7 to +0.5 m(*1)
Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen
Instant return, electronically controlled
Autofocus is available with AF-S, AF-P, and AF-I lenses.
Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter
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
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.
2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1 to 9 exposures
TTL exposure metering using 2016-pixel RGB sensor
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
(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
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)
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
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
Auto, Extra high, High, Normal, Low, Off
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.)
–1 to +19 EV (ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F)
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
39 Can be selected from 39 or 11 focus points
Single-point AF, 9-, 21-, or 39- point dynamic-area AF, 3D-tracking, auto-area AF
Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing AE-L/AF-L button
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
Approx. 12/39, 12/39 with manual flash (m/ft, ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F)
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
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
-3 to +1 EV in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV in P, S, A, M, and SCENE modes
Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit is fully charged; blinks after flash is fired at full output
ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock
Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)
Nikon CLS supported
AS-15 sync terminal adapter (available separately)
Auto, incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual, all except preset manual with fine-tuning.
Exposure, White balance, ADL
• Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); full-time-servo AF (AF-F) • Manual focus (MF)
Face-priority AF, Wide-area AF, Normal-area AF, Subject-tracking AF
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
TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
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
H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Audio recording format
Audio recording device
Built-in or external stereo microphone; sensitivity adjustable
ISO 100 to 25600
8.1 cm ( 3.2 –in.) diagonal
TFT vari-angle LCD touch screen with 170 ° viewing angle, approx. 100% frame coverage, brightness adjustment, and eye-sensor controlled on/off
Approx. 1037 k-dot (720 x 480 x 3 = 1,036,800 dots)
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)
Hi-Speed USB with Micro-USB connector; connection to built-in USB port is recommended
HDMI output connector
Type C HDMI connector
Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter); supports optional ME-1 stereo microphones
Wireless remote controllers: WR-1, WR-R10 (available separately) Remote cords: MC-DC2 (available separately) GPS units: GP-1/GP-1A (available separately)
IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g
2412 to 2462 MHz (channels 1 to 11)
Authentication: Open system, WPA2-PSK
NFC Forum Type 3 Tag
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
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
One EN-EL14a rechargeable Li-ion battery
EH-5b AC adapter; requires EP-5A power connector (available separately)
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.)
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)
Temperature: 0 °C to 40 °C (+32 °F to 104 °F) Humidity: 85% or less (no condensation)
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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