PREVIEWED: Nikon D5500 DSLR camera

CES 2015, Las Vegas: tiny touchscreen DSLR launches

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What took them so long? Serious photographers are serious travellers, but until now they’ve been stuck in the dark ages while phoneography has become more and more tempting.

Touch of class

Nikon’s new D5500 – shown-off at the CES 2015 in the round with 200 of them attempting a slo-mo 360-degree video – is the company’s first with a touchscreen user interface.

Small wonder

The tiny D5500’s 3.2-inch LCD screen gives mastery of a massive 24.2-megapixel sensor at its core and Nikon’s Expeed 4 image processing engine. It also includes a 39-point autofocus system.