Updated 25 Oct 2017

Nikon

D5600 (with 18-55mm lens)

Snapshot: The Nikon D5600 (with 18-55mm lens) DSLR has an APS-C CMOS sensor, can shoot full HD video, and has an optical viewfinder. But how's the image quality?

D5600 (with 18-55mm lens)
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$1195

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Test results

Overall score
65
Image quality
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Screen
?/10
Video quality
?/10
Flash
?/10

Good points

  • OK image quality.
  • Very good screen.
  • Good viewfinder.
  • OK video quality.
  • OK flash.
  • Has a high resolution articulated monitor.
  • Can shoot full-HD video and manually focus.

But

No obvious bad points.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Image quality (40%): Unless otherwise stated the cameras are set to full automatic function – including exposure, white balance and focus – with maximum resolution and image quality setting in JPEG.
Ease of use (40%): An evaluation of the manual, viewfinder, monitor, data transfer, shutter delay, inserting/removing memory, changing settings, controls and batteries.
Screen (10%): A rating of image quality of the screen, and the difference between the height and width displayed and what is recorded on the final image.
Video quality (10%): A rating of the quality of short video clips.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$1195
Type
DSLR

More test results

Viewfinder
7.8

Specifications

Megapixels (MP)
24
Battery type
Lithium-ion
Sensor
APS-C CMOS
ISO range
100 - 25600
Optical zoom
3
Aperture range
3.5 - 5.6
Zoom range
28 - 82
Shutter range
1/4000 - 30
Dimensions (cm)
126 x 76 x 98
Weight (g)
465
Depth (mm)
76
Memory card
SDHC, SDXC

Features

Water resistant
No
RAW support
GPS tagging
×
PASM modes
Manual focus option

Monitor

Monitor size (inches)
3.2
Monitor pixels
1,036,800
Touchscreen
Articulated monitor

Viewfinder

Viewfinder type
Optical
Viewfinder pixels
-

Video

Video
1920 x 1080
Microphone input

Flash

Flash type
Pop-up automatic
Connection for external flash

More info

Notes

Tested with a AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm 1:3.5-5.6 G VR lens. Optical zoom and closest focal distance varies, depending on the lens.