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Nikon - D5600 DSLR Camera Body Only - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews

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Rating 3.9 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great For Enthusiasts and Budding Professionals!

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    Remy
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    I understand that this isn't a full frame camera, which is most coveted by a professional, but this camera has proven to be not just an immense upgrade from my D5300 but a solid choice for anyone looking to up their photography from a cell phone or lower level camera. This 24MP sensor is still as sharp and clean as ever, especially without the anti-aliasing filter (also known as a low pass filter) on it. That filter is meant to take out moire but at this resolution, it's absolutely not needed and the improvement is clear. Cropping down and sharing to any social media shows no real degradation of quality so if your shot is slightly off and you need to straighten or crop in, you have room to do so. Burst shooting is immensely improved compared to my old D5300 with what feels like a faster burst rate and a far larger buffer, allowing for more shots to be taken in succession. The readiness of live view is also a MASSIVE improvement, going from shot to shot. In the D5300, if you take a shot in live view, it'd take a good 4-5 seconds before it's ready for another shot. Now, it's more like 1-2 seconds. In comparison, it feels instantaneous. I prefer using the optical view finder, but those low shots are very easy to get to with the flip out screen and live view activated. As of 11/9/2018, the SnapBridge app is immensely approved compared to previous utilities. Once tethered via Bluetooth, and/or Wi-Fi, it also automatically geo-tags pictures as you shoot. It can also move over full size JPEGs and not just 1.2MP versions of the shots you take. RAW transfer to a phone or iPad will require a physical connection. Good news is that it now uses micro USB vs. a proprietary connector! The grip is deep and easy to handle, the touch screen is responsive and bright, battery life leaves nothing to be desired but I do recommend you only get extra batteries by Nikon ONLY, no third parties. Bonus: the touch screen can be used to select your focus point when you're shooting in single point AF mode. In all, it's a great value and there should be no hesitation in purchasing. If you're getting this from scratch, get the package with the 18-140mm lens and the Nikon 35mm f1.8 lens to get yourself started. Best investment you can take to take your photography to the next level.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    I like this camera

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    Camerabug
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    OK I’m going to cut to the chase and list some built points for the features I like and the others I won’t use. I like and have enjoyed this camera, the reason for 4 stars is the wifi feature. If they just left it off and included IR remote shoot I would rate it 5 stars. Pros: I wanted a camera easier to use with manual mode, this works. The command diel on the top of the camera is easy to use. The large screen makes it easy to review shoots for sharpness, composure and make sure you have the shoot you want. If you do not want the screen to illuminate, leave it reversed. The touch screen makes it easy and faster to change settings and mode. Pictures are very sharp, good contrast and color saturation. The size and weight of this model works for me. Lighter and smaller than most. Auto focus is fast and accurate, but may vary with lens. I like the live view better than I thought I would. I find situations where you cannot frame a shoot otherwise. It is good for close ups of flowers where you need to be low to the ground. Cons: Not impressed with the wifi features and the fact they choose to leave off the IR remote shoot. I’m just going to bundle all of the wifi features into one and say, Nikon could have invested there time and money in a better way.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great camera but so far /lighting is off some.

    Posted
    Reggi803
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    I just bought this camera before the arrival of a new Grand child but I didn't get many pictures due to clarity issues. Of coarse, in the hospital they ask that you turn the flash off which I did and the pictures still came out but almost too bright and this made the pictures kind of blurred. Maybe it's my fault but this is my third Nikon DSLR camera and although I am not much more than an point and shoot photographer this is the first camera that gave me these issues. I will work with it and see if I can master it but it does upset me some that I had to rely on other people to share pictures they took with their phones when I spent so much on the camera just for this event. Others may not have this problem I will have to look at more reviews since there just might be a problem with this one camera and not all cameras from this model.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Professional look

    Posted
    Chuckybear
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    I upgraded from my D3200 to this camera, and I can't begin to tell you happy I am with that decision. I looked at other models (I like Nikon), I decided on the D5600, wow, what a difference. I also like that I can connect with the Snapbridge app and view my pictures right on my phone. I don't get into the social media frenzy, but I do enjoy sending the pictures to my family and friends and the app allows me to do this. Enough about the app, the picture quality with this camera is not even comparable, Though I am not a professional photographer, the picture's I am able to take now look like professional quality.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Camera for Beginner and Novice

    Posted
    bkbobo
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    I purchased this model in "body only" (includes battery/charger) to replace an older Nikon D60 which performed very, very well for years. All of my multiple lenses fit/operate perfect! This new and upgraded model includes more options to include smartphone connectivity/Bluetooth and an articulating/hinged display screen that also functions amazingly as a "viewfinder screen." My D60 was my beginner camera and now, years later, this model has brought me to the novice level. Kudos to Nikon and Kudos to Best Buy (for their customer service and competitive price matching)!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love this camera

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    enthusiast
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    This camera is packed with many pro features and configuring is easy with the touch screen menus. The main controls are available from the I button then make your changes from the touch screen. The size is very good to put into a small camera bag or a strap around your neck. One of the lightest DSLR's of today. Hundreds of Nikon lens available from the beginning of the F mount system. The drawback might be battery life, I never leave home without a spare charged battery. Live view is great with touch screen focus and shutter. However you have to exit live view to change the f stop. No regrets buying this camera.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Overall great camera

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    Patric
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    The 5600 is loaded with features, it’s a great camera for beginners to slightly advanced photographers. The camera is easy to use and the ease of transferring photos via the app is great. I just wished the WiFi could connect to a device without the need for an app.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great camera so far

    Posted
    Dave
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    Easier to handle than the D3100/D3300/D3400 series but similar small size. The "depth" of the rightside grip is smaller making it easier to grip. Hard to explain, but very noticeable. The SnapBridge wireless access with smartphone is handier than I expected also.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great camera, easy to use

    Posted
    Judy
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    I upgraded my Nikon for better picture quality. It is lighter and easier to handle than my last Nikon and the pictures are outstanding. Love that the camera can use all my Nikon lenses for zoom and wide angle.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great overall camera

    Posted
    cam4hire
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    I actually use this camera professionally and it is a very nice little camera to carry around. I also love the Snapbridge capability of it as well.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great camera for an upgrade

    Posted
    Suzi11
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    Bought this camera as an upgrade from my d60 and I love it. I am using it to take pictures of my kids at sports

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Camera for Intermediate Photographer

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    Hoppy
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    Light weight with many helpful features the Nikon D5600 is excellent camera at a great price. The picture from this camera are incredible.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing Intermediate Camera

    Posted
    Kevin
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    The Nikon D5600 has great image quality and performs well. I’ve been using it for over a month now and I’ve had no problems and so much fun.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great camera

    Posted
    Izzy7
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    I’m starting in photography just for a hobby and I have the Nikon D5500 and it got ruined so I’m excited to try this one!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Camera

    Posted
    Bomad11
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    This camera works great! My wife uses it for school and the pictures are amazing!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great camera!

    Posted
    juansky
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    This camera takes great pics & has a cool app so you can download the camera pics to your Mobil phone.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great camera for a beginner

    Posted
    Micah
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    Camera is great for the price. Additional lenses would make excellent accessories.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Nikon D5600

    Posted
    Itsmekb
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    Great choice for a first camera! It's a great one to learn with. I have really enjoyed mine.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Camera

    Posted
    DanShaDae
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    Great quality and functionality for the cost. Easy to use and to adjust settings.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A good upgrade from my D80

    Posted
    Gadgetgeek
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    Great camera, good service, picked it up at the store. all went as planned.

    I would recommend this to a friend