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Nikon - D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm and 70-300mm Lenses - Black

Explore your creativity with this Nikon digital SLR camera. It lets you create regular or time-lapsed videos that can be synced to your smartphone via the SnapBridge function, and it includes customizable special effects options. This 24.2-megapixel Nikon digital SLR camera has an adjustable touch screen to help you get the best images.

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    What's Included


    • D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm and 70-300mm Lenses
    • Rubber Eyecup (DK-25)
    • Body Cap (BF-1B)
    • Rechargeable Li-ion battery (EN-EL14a)
    • Quick charger (MH-24)
    • Camera strap (AN-DC3)
    • User Manual

    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    99% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (286 out of 291)

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    Features


    AF-P DX 18-55 G VR and AF-P DX 70-300mm ED lenses

    Versatile zoom range and VR image stabilization, ideal for wide-angle shots, portraits, fast action, HD video and enhanced low-light capabilities. For precise zooming and accuracy.

    24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor delivers incredible detail and gorgeous enlargements

    The APS-C sensor produces great edge-to-edge clarity with incredible detail and sharpness.

    ISO 100 - 25,600 for crisp, clear photos even in ultra low light

    Enhances shooting in varied and fast-changing lighting situations, including extremely low light.

    Capture fast action shots at up to 5 fps (frames per second)

    From joyous facial expressions to fast-paced sports action, burst mode ensures you get the shot even if it only lasts a fraction of a second.

    Capture spectacular movies in full 1080p HD

    Choice of frame rates from super smooth 60p to cinematic 24p.

    3.2" wide viewing angle TFT-LCD monitor makes it easy to frame the shot

    Features 170° viewing, and renders bright, crisp images. Precise Live View lets you accurately preview the shot before taking it.

    EXPEED 4 image-processing engine delivers blazing speed and performance

    From shooting images and videos to playback and data transfer, this processor handles even the most demanding tasks with ease.

    Optical viewfinder helps you frame the shot

    Provides 95% coverage and approximately 0.82x magnification.

    TTL (Through the Lens) exposure metering system

    Uses 2016-pixel RGB sensor to obtain the correct exposure.

    39-point autofocus quickly tracks and locks onto your subject

    Allows you to confidently capture everything from fast action sports to fast-moving wildlife. Four autofocus area modes let you select the setting best suited to your situation.

    Built-in pop-up flash for proper illumination

    Ensures properly illuminated photos, and features an integrated hot shoe for addition of an external flash (sold separately).

    HDMI type-C output makes HDTV hookup a snap

    Easily connect your camera to an HDTV for immediate movie playback. (HDMI cable required, sold separately).

    Multiformat memory slot for storing or transferring data

    Accepts SD, SDHC and SDXC. (Memory cards not included).


    Customer rating

    Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 291 reviews

    99%
    would recommend to a friend

    Expert rating

    Rating 3.9 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews

    Pros

    Cons

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great Entry Level DSLR

      Posted
      Free88
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

      As I write this review, I have taken approximately 2000 shots and have put the D5600 and both kit lenses through most of the paces. I am an amateur photographer/videographer, exclusively using my gear for home/family work. My advice for anyone growing into this hobby is always get the most camera you are willing to bring with you. If its too heavy, too big, too complicated, too expensive, etc., you wont bring it with you and you will just be throwing away money. The Nikon D5600 is the most camera I am willing to bring with me. The Canon T7i is a fantastic direct competitor as well, and you should give it serious consideration. At the end of the day, the T7i is slightly heavier, considerably less battery life, and more expensive. Although, it does have better autofocus, slightly faster fps burst, and in camera stabilization. Whichever you choose, they are both great overall entry level DSLR's. It comes down to what you value more. I highly value less weight and longer battery life, and the D5600 wins these categories. The Nikon D3400 and D7500 are also great choices if you simply must get Nikon. I found that the D3400 (and similar) is just missing too lacking in many features and capabilities vs the D5600. It is less weight and gets even more battery life, but they definitely cut corners on the D3400. Important corners. In fact, many cheaper and more convenient point and shoots can perform the same or better than the D3400, so why not just get something that fits in your pocket. The D7500 is better than the D5600, but again its what you value. Image quality and low light capability differences between those two are not far apart, and you would be splitting hairs to declare a winner. What you will get with the D7500 is faster fps burst with a deeper buffer, better autofocus, weather sealing, in camera focus drive (for older lenses), better shutter life expectancy, and a few other minor things. However, it is significantly heavier, double the cost, and less friendly view screen. Seasoned pro's could probably carry the D7500 just fine for hours on end. I was tired of holding it just after 15 mins. Ive carried the D5600 for 4 hours and not got tired. That means the D5600 comes with, and the D7500 does not. After about 2000 shots and a few hours of video, I am loving my D5600. It has met or exceeded all my photography and videography expectations. And, I feel like I have room to grow with it, which is also important to me. No, it doesnt do 4k video. No, its not high bitrate. The video capabilities are for the occasional video, and its good enough for that. In find the photo capabilities to be outstanding for this price point. There are better cameras for photo, but not anywhere near this price point. I have attached two samples, since that is all BB lets you attach to reviews. These are with the 18-55VR and 70-300 (non-VR) kit lenses. The flower shot is not enhanced. The moon shot is minimally enhanced, because, well, the moon is very bright. Speaking of the lenses, dont listen to the naysayers. The 18-55VR and 70-300 (non-VR) are both very capable and perfectly serviceable lenses. The 18-55VR is a no brainer, and you should absolutely get that one if you dont already have it. The 70-300 is not VR and that is a con in some situations. It is mostly a tripod lens, but that doesnt mean you cant get at least ok shots with it (see moon shot). The 55-200 VR is currently on sale around one fifty, you should consider that instead or in addition to the 70-300 non-VR. Yes, there are better lenses than these. However, they can get very expensive really quick. For the price of these three lens you cant go wrong. In summary, this is a great entry level DSLR that rivals much more expensive cameras where it counts, yet is small and light enough that you will want to bring it with you all the time. Sure, it doesnt get 4k video. Its not going to get the low light capabilities of the full frames. It doesnt have ridiculously fast bursts with a buffer as deep as the ocean. As far as all around shooters go, however, you would be hard pressed to find this many features and capabilities in this small and light package, and anywhere near this price point (outside of the Canon T7i). Eventually, mirrorless interchangeable cameras may render the entry level DSLR obsolete, but that day is not today. If thats your thing, great. Have at it. Make sure to bring 3-4 extra batteries and a bucket of ice. If you don’t want to spend your day changing batteries and continually have to stop for the camera to cool down, the D5600 is a great choice for smaller and lighter.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Former Pro Photog loves this camera

      Posted
      DCC111
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      This review is written from my standpoint as a stills photographer. I have no interest in video. For 5 years I worked as a photographer shooting weddings, portraits and selling an occasional fine art print. For that work I used Canon gear to include the 5D3, 5D2, 6D and L lenses. Due to a personal issue that arose I sold all of my Canon gear in 2015. I am thus purchasing camera gear with a clean slate without being locked into any manufacturer. I owned Olympus mirrorless E-M5 and E-PM2 for the past year but did not feel that they offered an upgrade path that would support low light photography should I choose to photograph weddings again in the future. The new E-M1 II does not appear to offer an improvement to ISO that I would personally consider useable beyond ISO 1600. I chose Best Buy so that I could compare 5 camera bodies in person: Canon SL2, T7i and 80D. Nikon D5600 and D7200. Ultimately I chose the D5600 due to size, features and build quality. I have found ISO 3200 to be very good and also believe ISO 6400 can be very good IF the picture is properly exposed. I have not attempted ISO values beyond that. I did successfully use SnapBridge this morning to connect and transfer images to my IPhone 6+. I certainly would like to see the app improved and made more streamlined and easier but it is useable with my phone. I transfered images, edited them in PhotoShop Express and used the phone as a remote to the camera. I am looking forward to learning all of the features this camera offers and acquiring some high quality prime lenses to use with it. Highly recommended!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Excellent camera

      Posted
      Rinoxxx
      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      The camera itself is an excellent purchase, I read many reviews before deciding on Nikon D5600. What I should of researched a little more is kit lenses. This is my first DSLR camera purchase and If I can do it all over again knowing what I know now, I would of bought just the camera body . I already purchased 2 lenses and will probably sell the kit lenses that came with it. Camera has a nice feel in the hand, feels very well built. The touch screen makes life a lot easier and it is a big reason why I went with this camera over the older D5300 that was a lot cheaper. Overall happy with my purchase just wish I bought it without the kit lenses and saved some money.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      First DSLR Camera

      Posted
      realdealneal
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      I plan on updating this review for some time until I'm done with it. First off shipping was on point, like usual from Best Buy. So this is my first DSLR and was debating on the 3300, but decided to get this one instead. I just wanted something a little more for the money I was dishing out. Couldn't play with it on day one because the battery didn't come fully charged, but that's understandable. Gripping the camera felt pretty natural when I was taking some pictures around the house. I most definitely like the snap bridge app. It's a great option that this camera has and works on point with my GS7. More to come...

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Great Camera

      Posted
      Kelly
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      It is a really great camera! My first really nice expensive camera.. I purchased it just a couple weeks before going on a vacation. Deff need to do a bit of research if your a beginner like myself. I experimented a little before we went on our trip an thought I got the jist of it but when I got to Dominican Republic for some reason it wouldn't focus right, I couldn't really figure out why but I did get some good shots .. like I said it's a great beginner camera you just need to do your research on how to work it. I'm happy with my purchase. Nice and clear shots

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Awesome camera...

      Posted
      fueler335
      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      I have had my camera for about a week now. I have owned Nikon film cameras before this ( favorite being a black body FM), but this is my first experience with a dslr. This camera is very easy to get started with, using the auto settings, but it has the capability to be used in the fully manual mode, allowing you to experiment with different settings. I have seen comments saying the Snapbridge was inconsistent, but this has not been my experience. I bought a 64 gb memory card for it, but with the Snapbridge I have another 256 gb available in my phone. It transfers the image files flawlessly. I highly recommend this camera to anyone that wants a great experience with your photography.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Awesome dslr camera for a beginner

      Posted
      cpbu
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      The NIKON D5600 offers so many options for photo taking. In addition the user friendly touch screen simplifies the photo process. I love the fact how much natural light the camera lenses takes in especially in dark rooms or settings. It brightens up a photo automatically. The 2 lenses that came with the kit provides versatility for regular settings and the long range zoom lens provides exceptional zoom. The battery provides a long time frame of a charge. Also the charger provides about 1 1/2 hours to fully charge the battery. I found this camera to be a great quality camera from how you hold the camera to the quality of photos. Great job NIKON!!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Absolutely love this camera!

      Posted
      Debbie
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      I researched this purchase for sometime, even watching u-tube comparisons between several cameras at this level. Some of the features I love best are the touch screen, which makes it so easy for manual settings. And the sharp detail in the pictures it takes, The focus and sharpness of this camera are the best in it's category. Also love the pivoting viewer. Helps a ton when taking pictures above other people. I've had Cannons for 20 years and just switched to Nikon. I'm very happy with this selection and found it to be an easy adjustment..

      I would recommend this to a friend

    What experts are saying

    Rating: 3.9 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews

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    The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about flash, glare, focus and connectivity. Editors are less positive about contrast and storage. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 94/100 = Excellent quality.
    • CNETRating, 4 out of 5Lori Grunin on November 30, 2017
      Before you go dirt cheap, consider spending a bit more on the Nikon D5600
      There are only some minor tweaks over the almost 2-year-old D5500, but it remains a great, slightly-more-than-cheap dSLR.Full Review
    • TechRadar (UK)Rating, 4 out of 5Phil Hall on November 24, 2017
      Nikon D5600 review
      Modest rather than sweeping updatesFull Review
    • Pocket-lint (UK)Rating, 4 out of 5Timothy Coleman on October 5, 2017
      Nikon D5600 review: More connected than ever
      In the end, the D5600 is all about the images. It's capable of taking the sort of images you really do want to share, even with the standard kit lens.Full Review
    • Digital TrendsRating, 3 out of 5David Elrich on August 16, 2017
      Nikon D5600 review
      Nikon's entry-level D5600 still shoots impressive images for the right price.Full Review
    • Trusted Reviews (UK)Rating, 4 out of 5Michael Topham on August 8, 2017
      Nikon D5600
      Nikon's latest intermediate-level DSLR is put to the test. Nikon D5600.Full Review
    • Expert Reviews (UK)Rating, 4 out of 5Ben Pitt on June 20, 2017
      Nikon D5600 review: A mild update to an already excellent camera
      A subtle update, but the Nikon D5600 is a strong all-rounder at a reasonable price.Full Review
    • Tom's GuideRating, 4 out of 5Theano Nikitas on March 27, 2017
      Nikon D5600: Best DSLR Under $1,000
      The D5600 is a highly capable camera at an affordable price that will appeal to a range of DSLR users. Beginners will find getting good shots easy from the get-go, and more advanced users will appreciate the camera's bells and whistles. ThoseFull Review
    • PCMagRating, 4 out of 5Jim Fisher on March 15, 2017
      Nikon D5600
      The Nikon D5600 SLR undercuts its predecessor's asking price and doesn't skimp on features, but still lags behind competing Canon models when it comes to Live View autofocus.Full Review



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