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Nikon D5600 vs Nikon D500 Specs
All specs: Main page for D5600
All specs: Main page for D500
D5600 vs D500 Sensors
On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:
D5600 vs D500: Viewfinder
D5600 has an optical viewfinder with penta mirror. It has magnification of 0.54x and covers 95% of view field.
The D500 has an optical viewfinder with a penta prism. It's magnification is 0.66x covering 100% of view field.
Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.
Better choice: Nikon D500
Nikon D5600 VS Nikon D500 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Nikon D5600 a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||24.20||20.90|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||465g|
|More portable (2)||842cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the D5600 are the higher resolution, the built-in flash and the lower weight than the D500. Another advantage over the D500: the more compact size.
The D5600 scores 11 points.
Otherwise why to choose Nikon D500
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||5||10|
|Auto Focus points (4)||39||153|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 25600 ISO||100 - 51200 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4)||Penta mirror||Penta prism|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||2.36|
|Better Video (2)||1920 x 1080||3840 x 2160|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||970||1200|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the D500 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the better viewfinder, that the display has a higher resolution and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the D500 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina, the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.
Yields 25 points for the D500.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Nikon D5600 VS Nikon D500 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the D5600 and D500
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
We recommend Nikon D500 as better choice.
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