Camera Rocket Review Our evaluation of D5500 vs 760D

Image Quality

RAW image quality independent of lens

D5500
9.9
EOS 760D
8.9
DxOMark Low light, DxOMark Color depth and DxOMark Dynamic range

Focusing

How fast and easily does the camera nail focus

D5500
8.8
EOS 760D
6.9
focus points

Responsiveness

How much delay is there between you and your photo?

D5500
10.0
EOS 760D
10.0
continuous shooting

Reviews

What do the experts think?

D5500
9.0
EOS 760D
8.9
Reviews from nikonrumors.com, techradar.com, dpreview.com and imaging-resource.com

No winner declared

Too close to call

Benchmarks Real world tests of D5500 vs EOS 760D

Low light image quality Highest ISO setting that still achieves great image quality

D5500
1,438 ISO
EOS 760D
915 ISO

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

D5500
5 fps
EOS 760D
5 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

D5500
820 photos
EOS 760D
440 photos

Color depth The number of variations of color the camera can capture

D5500
24.1 bits
EOS 760D
22.6 bits

Dynamic range Maximum range a camera can capture in one image from light to dark

D5500
14.0 ev
EOS 760D
12.0 ev

Features Key features of the D5500  vs EOS 760D 

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

D5500
24 MP
EOS 760D
24 MP

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

D5500
25,600 ISO
EOS 760D
25,600 ISO

Focus points How many different points the camera can focus on

D5500
39

Screen size Larger screens make it easier to preview and review photos

D5500
3.2"

Viewfinder size Large viewfinders are brighter and more comfortable to use

D5500
0.54x
EOS 760D
0.51x

Pixel size How much area of the sensor is dedicated to each pixel

D5500
15.3 microns
EOS 760D
13.8 microns

Reviews Word on the street

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

D5500  vs
EOS 760D 
Type CMOS CMOS
Megapixels 24 MP 24 MP
Resolution 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Size APS-C APS-C
Area 23.5 x 15.6 mm 22.3 x 14.9 mm
Crop factor 1.5x 1.6x
Pixel size 15.3 microns 13.8 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 25,600 ISO 100 ISO to 25,600 ISO

focus system

Type Phase detection Phase detection
Focus points 39 19
Supports continuous Yes Yes

viewfinder

Viewfinder mirror Opaque Opaque
Viewfinder Yes Yes
Type Pentamirror Pentamirror
Coverage 95% 95%
Magnification 0.82x 0.82x
Viewfinder size 0.54x 0.51x

performance

Max continuous shooting 5 fps 5 fps
Battery life 820 440
Continuous shooting
5 fps

video

D5500  vs
EOS 760D 
Video 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Shoots video in 24p Yes Yes
Shoots high speed video No No
External mic jack 3.5mm 3.5mm

display

Type LCD LCD
Size 3.2" 3"
Resolution 1,037 k dots 1,040 k dots
Has a touch screen Yes Yes
Has a flip out screen Yes Yes
Supports live view Yes Yes

shutter

Min 30 s 30 s
Max 1/4000 s 1/4000 s

form factor

Size 124 x 97 x 70 mm 132 x 111 x 78 mm
Thickness 70 mm 78 mm
Weight 420 g 565 g
Is weather sealed No No

features

Includes a GPS No No
WiFi None 802.11n
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