Step up to the next level
Stand out from the crowd with photos and videos so impressive, they'll inspire you to keep shooting and learning. Out of the box, you can leave things up to the camera and immediately start taking great photos and videos without the learning curve. As your skills develop, the D5600 offers plenty of room to grow with exceptional image quality, intuitive controls and powerful tools for pushing the boundaries of your creativity as far as they'll bend. Unlike others, with a battery lasting over 970 shots per charge, you'll be able to keep shooting all day long.
Your photos never looked so good
You'll want to share every shot once you see the extraordinary detail, clarity and low noise you can achieve with the D5600 and a versatile NIKKOR kit lens. Its large high-resolution sensor and broad ISO range help deliver high quality photos and videos in nearly any condition, from sunny skies to dimly-lit concerts. And with a wide range of interchangeable NIKKOR lenses at your disposal, images with stunning background blur and richly-toned contrasts are yours for the taking.
Shoot and share - With SnapBridge, your photos instantly transfer to a compatible smartphone or tablet for fast, easy sharing.
Get into the shot - Use your smartphone as a camera remote to compose and snap portraits from a distance.
Free cloud storage - Stop wondering where your pictures are stored. Find them all on Nikon Image Space - securely and automatically.
A familiar touch - Swipe, pinch, zoom and even set focus with your fingertips, just like a smartphone. Flip out the beautiful high-resolution swiveling touch display and hold the camera at nearly any angle - the ultimate in creative composition.
Freeze action in its tracks - Wherever your subject is in the frame, one of the D5600's 39 autofocus points (3x more than the D3400) will lock on and hold tight.
Never miss a moment - Shoot fast action with confidence at 5 frames per second so you never miss that perfect moment, whether it's the game winning goal or the newlyweds' first dance.
Better in Low Light
Shoot from dawn to dusk with no problems. Nikon's EXPEED image processor combined with an outstanding autofocus system and the ability to shoot at ISO 25,600, and an expanded ISO sensitivity of 6,400 in Night Landscape mode, ensures low-light scenes and difficult lighting situations are handled with ease making the D5600 a low-light powerhouse. And when the lighting is extremely dim - or you want to eliminate shadows in a bright portrait - the D5600's built-in flash is at the ready to help illuminate any scene.
Enhanced Video Features
Record cinema-quality Full HD footage with photo-like sharpness, vibrant color and crystal clear stereo sound. Pair the D5600 with an AF-P lens, which uses a stepping motor for smooth, near-silent autofocus, to ensure maximum audio fidelity. Create amazing time-lapse movies right in the camera.
Explore full manual mode when you're ready. Capture pictures with wide dynamic range using built-in HDR. The D5600 puts unlimited creative potential in your hands. Create eye-catching compositions thanks to the high-quality optical viewfinder, which delivers an incredibly clear view through the lens and when you want to focus on your subject, shooting through the viewfinder lets you block out sunlight and distractions.
Welcome to the Nikon Imaging System
Grow your capabilities as you go. The D5600 is compatible with most NIKKOR lenses, from close-up macro lenses to powerful telephoto zoom lenses. Take control of the lighting with Speedlight flashes, either on-camera or remote. Add a wired or wireless microphone and so much more.
Picture Angle: Nikon DX format (Effective picture angle 1.5x [Approx.] conversion factor)
Effective Pixels (Megapixels): 24.2 million
Sensor Size: 23.5 mm x 15.6 mm
Image Sensor Format: DX
Image Sensor Type: CMOS
Total Pixels: 24.7 million
Dust-Reduction System: Image sensor cleaning
Dust-Off Reference Photo: Yes
Image Area (pixels): DX-format (L) 6,000 x 4,000 (M) 4,496 x 3,000 (S) 2,992 x 2,000
File Format Still Images: JPEG: JPEG-Baseline Compliant with Fine (approx 1:4), Normal (approx 1:8) or Basic (approx 1:16) Compression NEF (RAW): compressed 12 or 14 bit NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single Photograph Recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG Formats
Storage Media: SD SDHC SDXC
Card Slot: 1 Secure Digital (SD)
File System: Compliant with DCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0, DPOF (Digital Print Order Format), EXIF 2.3 (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras)
Viewfinder: Eye-level Pentamirror Single-Lens Reflex viewfinder
Viewfinder Frame Coverage: 95% Horizontal 95% Vertical (Approx.)
Viewfinder Magnification: 0.82x (Approx.)
Viewfinder Eyepoint: 17 mm (-1.0 m^-1)
Viewfinder Diopter Adjustment: -1.7 to + 0.5m^-1
Focusing Screen: Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen
Reflex Mirror: Quick-return type
Mirror Lock Up: Yes (for image sensor cleaning)
Lens Aperture: Instant-return type
Lens Compatibility at a Glance***: Autofocus is available with AF-S, AF-P, and AF-I lenses
Shutter Type: Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane
Shutter Speed: 1/4000 to 30 sec.
Fastest Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec.
Slowest Shutter Speed: 30 sec.
Flash Sync Speed: Up to 1/200 sec.
Shutter Release Modes: Continuous low-speed [CL] mode, Continuous high-speed [CH] mode, Interval timer photography supported, Quiet shutter-release, Self-timer Mode, Single-frame [S] mode
Frame Advance Rate: Low: Up to 3 fps, High: Up to 5 fps (JPEG and 12-bit NEF/RAW) or 4 fps (14-bit NEF/RAW) Frame rates assume continuous-servo AF, manual or shutter-priority auto exposure, a shutter speed of 1/250 sec or faster, Release selected for Custom Setting a1 (AF-C priority selection), and other settings at default values.
Top Continuous Shooting Speed at full resolution: Up to 5 frames per second
Self-timer: 2, 5, 10, 20 sec.; 1 to 9 exposures
Exposure Metering System: TTL exposure metering using 2,016-pixel RGB sensor
Metering Method: Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 8 mm circle in center of frame, Matrix: 3D Color Matrix Metering II (type G, E and D lenses); Color Matrix Metering II (other CPU lenses)
Spot: Meters 3.5 mm circle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point
Metering Range: 0 to 20 EV (Matrix or center-weighted metering at ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens, at 20C/68F); 2 to 20 EV (Spot metering at ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens at 20C/68F)
Exposure Meter Coupling: CPU
Exposure Modes: Aperture-Priority (A), Auto, Auto (flash off), Manual (M), Programmed Auto with flexible Program (P), Shutter-Priority Auto (S)
ISO Sensitivity: ISO 100 - 25,600
Lowest Standard ISO Sensitivity: 100
Highest Standard ISO Sensitivity: 25,600
High ISO Noise Reduction: Low, Normal, High, Off
Active D-Lighting: Auto, Extra High, High, Normal, Low, Off
Single-Point AF Mode: Yes
Dynamic AF Mode: Number of AF points: 39 (3D-tracking)
Auto-Area AF Mode: Yes
Autofocus System: Nikon Multi-CAM 4800 autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection
Detection Range: -1 to 19 EV (ISO 100, 68F/20C)
Lens Servo: Autofocus (AF): 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
AF-area Mode: 9, 21 or 39 point Dynamic-area AF, Auto-area AF, 3D-tracking
Focus Lock: Focus can be locked by pressing AE-L/AF-L button; Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF)
Focus Modes: Autofocus (AF): 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
Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points: 39
Autofocus Sensitivity: -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100, 20C/68F)
Built-in Flash: Yes
Built-in Flash Distance: Approx. 12/39, 12/39 with manual flash (m/ft, ISO 100, 20C/68F)
X-Sync Speed: 1/200
Flash Control: TTL: i-TTL flash control using 2,016-pixel RGB sensor is available with built-in flash; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix or center-weighted metering, standard i-TTL fill-flash for digital SLR with spot metering
Flash Sync Modes: Auto, Auto with red-eye reduction, Auto slow sync, Auto slow sync with red-eye reduction, Fill-flash, Rear-curtain sync, Rear-curtain with slow sync, Red-Eye reduction, Red-Eye reduction with slow sync, Slow sync, Off
Flash Compensation: Can be adjusted by -3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3 EV in P, S, A, M, and scene modes
Flash-ready Indicator: Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit is fully charged; flashes after flash is fired at full output
Monitor Size: 3.2 in. diagonal
Monitor Resolution: 1,037,000 Dots
Monitor Type: Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD
Monitor Angle of View: 170 -degree wide-viewing angle
Monitor Adjustments: Brightness adjustment and eye-sensor controlled on/off
Interface: HDMI Type C, Hi-Speed USB with Micro-USB connector; connection to built-in USB port is recommended
Wi-Fi Functionality: Standards: IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, Operating frequency: 2412-2462 MHz (channels 1-11), Authentication: Open system, WPA2-PSK, NFC Forum Type 3 Tag
Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth Specification Version 4.1
GPS: GP-1A GPS unit
Battery / Batteries: EN-EL14a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
Battery Life (shots per charge): 970 shots (CIPA) Based on CIPA Standards, when Bluetooth is disabled
AC Adapter: EH-5b AC Adapter; requires EP-5A Power Connector (available separately)
Battery Charger: MH-24 Quick Charger