A newer model Nikon D5600 was released in November 2016.
Best price for Nikon D5500 is $679.99 inclusive of GST. This is presently the cheapest offer in Australia.
The classification of the camera. Digital SLR is the most advanced camera type.
The amount of detail that the camera can capture is called the resolution, and is measured in mega pixels (MP). The more mega pixels a camera has, the more details it can capture and the larger pictures can be without becoming blurry.