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Nikon D5600 review

It's small, it's speedy, it's simple to use – but is this nifty Nikon worth your time?



Using the diminutive Nikon D5600 is a world away from shooting with a bulky enthusiast SLR like the D7200 or D500. It’s light and unobtrusive, but its image quality is terrific, and the vari-angle screen makes it supremely versatile. The SnapBridge experience is disappointing, though, and prices might have to drop a little for the D5600 to be tempting.

The competition

Canon EOS 750D

The Canon EOS 750D matches the D5600’s specs closely and it’s cheaper, but look out for the newer and more advanced EOS 800D.

Nikon D3400

If you just want the D5600’s image quality, the Nikon D3400 will deliver that, although you don’t get the articulating touchscreen.

Sony Alpha 68

The Sony Alpha 68’s translucent mirror combines the autofocus speed of an SLR with the Live View convenience of a CSC.