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  • Effective Pixels (Megapixels)

    Effective Pixels (Megapixels)

    16.2 million
  • Sensor Size

    Sensor Size

    36 mm x 23.9 mm
  • Image Sensor Format

    FX
  • Storage Media

    Storage Media

    CompactFlash© (CF) (Type I, compliant with UDMA), XQD Type Memory
  • ISO Sensitivity

    ISO Sensitivity

    ISO100 -25,600
    Lo-1 (ISO 50)
    Hi-4 (ISO 409,600)
  • Movie

    Movie

    Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 60 fps , Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 50 fps , Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 30 fps , Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 25 fps , Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 24 fps , HD 1,280x720 / 60 fps, HD 1,280x720 / 50 fps, VGA 640x424 / 30 fps, VGA 640x424 / 25 fps
  • Monitor Size

    Monitor Size

    3.2 in. diagonal
  • Monitor Type

    Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD
  • Battery / Batteries

    Battery / Batteries

    EN-EL18a Lithium-ion Battery
  • Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)

    Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)

    6.3 in. (160 mm) x 6.2 in. (156.5 mm) x 3.6 in. (90.5 mm)
  • Approx. Weight

    Approx. Weight

    41.6 oz. (1180 g)
  • Type
    Single-lens reflex digital camera
  • Lens Mount
    Nikon F bayonet mount
  • Picture Angle
    Nikon FX format
  • Effective Pixels (Megapixels)
    16.2 million
  • Sensor Size
    36 mm x 23.9 mm
  • Image Sensor Format
    FX
  • Total Pixels
    16.6 million
  • Dust-Reduction System
    Image sensor cleaning, Image Dust Off reference data (optional Capture NX 2 software required)
  • Dust-Off Reference Photo
    Yes
  • Image Area (pixels)
    FX-format
    (L)4,928 x 3,280
    (M)3,696 x 2,456
    (S)2,464 x 1,640
    DX-format
    (L)3,200 x 2,128
    (M)2,400 x 1,592
    (S)1,600 x 1,064
    1:2 format (30 x 20)
    (L)4,096 x 2,720
    (M)3,072 x 2,040
    (S)2,048 x 1,360
    5:4 format (30 x 24)
    (L)4,096 x 3,280
    (M)3,072 x 2,456
    (S)2,048 x 1,640
  • File Format Still Images
    JPEG: JPEG-Baseline Compliant with Fine (approx 1:4), Normal (approx 1:8) or Basic (approx 1:16) Compression, NEF (RAW) + JPEG: single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG Formats, NEF (RAW): lossless compressed 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed or uncompressed , NEF (RAW Size S), TIFF (RGB)
  • Storage Media
    CompactFlash© (CF) (Type I, compliant with UDMA), XQD Type Memory
  • Card Slot
    1 CompactFlash© (CF) card and 1 XQD memory type card
  • File System
    Compliant withDCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0, DPOF (Digital Print Order Format), EXIF 2.3 (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras), PictBridge
  • Viewfinder
    Eye-level Pentaprism Single-Lens Reflex Viewfinder
  • Viewfinder Frame Coverage
    FX (36x24):100% horizontal and 100% vertical (Approx.)
    1.2x (30x20):97% horizontal and 97% vertical (Approx.)
    DX (24x16):97% horizontal and 97% vertical (Approx.)
    5:4 (30x24):97% horizontal and 100% vertical (Approx.)
  • Viewfinder Magnification
    0.70x (Approx.)
  • Viewfinder Eyepoint
    18mm (-1.0m¯¹)
  • Viewfinder Diopter Adjustment
    Built-in diopter adjustment (-3 to + 1 m¯¹)
  • Focusing Screen
    Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VIII with AF Area Brackets (grid lines can be displayed)
  • Reflex Mirror
    Quick-return type
  • Mirror Lock Up
    Yes
  • Lens Aperture
    Instant-return type
  • Depth-of-Field Control
    Yes
  • Lens Compatibility at a Glance***
    AF-S or AF lenses fully compatible, Metering with AI lenses
  • Compatible Lenses
    AF NIKKOR lenses, including type G, E, and D lenses (some restrictions apply to PC lenses) and DX lenses, AI-P NIKKOR lenses, and non-CPU AI lenses (exposure modes A and M only). , Electronic rangefinder can be used with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster (the electronic rangefinder supports the 11 focus points with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/8 or faster)., IX NIKKOR lenses, lenses for the F3AF, and non-AI lenses cannot be used.
  • Shutter Type
    Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane
  • Shutter Speed
    1/8000 to 30 sec., Bulb
  • Fastest Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec.
  • Slowest Shutter Speed
    30 sec.
  • Flash Sync Speed
    1/250 sec., Synchronizes with shutter at 1/250 sec. or slower
  • Bulb Shutter Setting
    Yes
  • Shutter Release Modes
    Continuous low-speed [CL] mode; 1-10 frames per second, Continuous high-speed [CH] mode; 10 frames per second, Mirror-up [Mup] mode, Quiet Shutter Release, Self-timer mode, Single-frame [S] mode
  • Continuous Shooting Options
    FX-format
    CH: Up to10 frames per second
    CH: Up to105:4 format
    CH: Up to 10/11 frames per second
    CL: Up to 10 frames per second
    DX-format
    CH: Up to 10/11 frames per second
    CL: Up to 10 frames per second
    1:2 format
    CH: Up to 10/11 frames per second
    CL: Up to 10 frames per second
  • Top Continuous Shooting Speed at Full Resolution
    11 frames per second
  • Self-Timer
    2, 5, 10, 20 sec.; 1 to 9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 sec.
    Timer duration electronically controlled
  • Exposure Metering System
    TTL exposure metering using 91,000-pixel RGB sensor
  • Metering Method
    Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 12 mm circle in center of frame. Diameter of circle can be changed to 8, 15, or 20 mm, or weighting can be based on average of entire frame (non-CPU lenses use 12-mm circle), Matrix: 3D Color Matrix Metering III (type G, E, and D lenses); Color Matrix Metering III (other CPU lenses); Color Matrix Metering available with non-CPU lenses if user provides lens data, Spot: Meters 4 mm circle (about 1.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point
  • Metering Range
    -1 to + 20 EV (Matrix or center-weighted metering), 2 to 20 EV (spot metering)
  • Exposure Meter Coupling
    CPU, AI
  • Exposure Modes
    Aperture-Priority (A), Manual (M), Programmed auto with flexible program (P), Shutter-Priority Auto (S)
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
  • Exposure Lock
    Yes
  • Picture Control
    Landscape, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait, Standard, Vivid, User-customizable Settings
  • ISO Sensitivity
    ISO100 -25,600
    Lo-1 (ISO 50)
    Hi-4 (ISO 409,600)
  • Lowest Standard ISO Sensitivity
    100
  • Highest Standard ISO Sensitivity
    25600
  • Lowest Expanded ISO Sensitivity
    Lo-1 (ISO 50 equivalent)
  • Highest Expanded ISO Sensitivity
    Hi-4 (ISO 409,600 equivalent)
  • Expanded ISO Sensitivity Options
    Hi-1 (ISO 51,200 equivalent), Hi-2 (ISO 102,400 equivalent), Hi-3 (ISO 204,800 equivalent), Hi-4 (ISO-409,600 equivalent)
  • Long Exposure Noise Reduction
    Yes
  • High ISO Noise Reduction
    Low, Normal, High, Off
  • Active D-Lighting
    Can be selected from:
    Auto, Extra High 2, Extra High 1, High, Normal, Low, Off
  • D-Lighting Bracketing
    2 frames using selected value for one frame, 3–5 frames using preset values for all frames
  • Single-Point AF Mode
    Yes
  • Dynamic AF Mode
    Number of AF points: 9, 21, 51 and 51 (3D-tracking)
  • Auto-Area AF Mode
    Yes
  • Autofocus System Type
    Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 3500FX autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection
  • Detection Range
    -2 to 19 EV (ISO 100, 68°F/20°C)
  • Lens Servo
    Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); Continuous-servo AF (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A); predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status, Manual focus (MF): Electronic rangefinder can be used
  • AF-Area Mode
    9, 21 or 51 point Dynamic-area AF, Auto-area AF, Single-point AF, 3D-tracking (51 points), Group-area AF
  • Focus Lock
    Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing the center of the sub-selector
  • Focus Modes
    Continuous-servo (AF-C), Face-Priority AF available in Live View only and D-Movie only, Full-time Servo (AF-F) available in Live View only, Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder, Normal area AF, Single-servo AF (AF-S), Wide area AF
  • Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points
    51
  • Autofocus Sensitivity
    -2 to +19 EV (ISO 100, 20°C/68°F)
  • Autofocus Fine Tune
    Yes
  • Flash Bracketing
    2 to 9 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, or 1 EV
  • X-Sync Speed
    1/250
  • Top FP High Speed Sync
    Up to1/8000
  • Flash Control
    TTL: i-TTL flash control using 91,000-pixel RGB sensor are available with SB-910, SB-900, SB-700, SB-300 or SB-400; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix and center-weighted metering, standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR with spot metering
  • Flash Sync Modes
    Auto FP High-Speed Sync supported, Front-curtain sync (normal), Rear-curtain sync, Red-Eye reduction, Red-Eye reduction with slow sync, Slow rear-curtain sync, Slow sync, Off
  • Flash Compensation
    -3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
  • Flash-ready Indicator
    Lights when optional flash unit such as SB-910, SB-900, SB-700, SB-400, SB-300 or SB-R200 is fully charged
  • Accessory Shoe
    Yes
  • Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)
    CLS Supported
  • Flash Sync Terminal
    Yes
  • White Balance
    Auto (2 types), Choose color temperature (2500K to 10000K), Cloudy, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Fluorescent (7 types), Incandescent, Preset manual (up to 6 values can be stored, spot white balance measurement available during live view), Shade
  • White Balance Bracketing
    2 to 9 exposures in increments of 1, 2 or 3 EV
  • Live View Shooting
    Photography Live View Mode , Movie Live View Mode
  • Live View Lens Servo
    Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); full-time-servo AF (AF-F), Manual focus (MF)
  • Live View AF-Area Mode
    Face-priority AF, Wide-area AF, Normal-area AF, Subject-tracking AF
  • Live View Autofocus
    Contrast-detect AF anywhere in frame (camera selects focus point automatically when face-priority AF or subject-tracking AF is selected)
  • Movie Metering
    TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
  • Movie Maximum Recording Time
    10 minutes at highest quality or 20 minutes at normal quality setting for 1920 x 1080/50/60p recording , 20 minutes at highest quality for all recording options except 1920 x 1080/50/60p and 640 x 424/25/30p , 29 minutes 59 seconds at normal quality for all recording options except 1920 x 1080/50/60p
  • Movie File Format
    MOV
  • Movie Video Compression
    H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
  • Movie Audio Recording Format
    Linear PCM
  • Movie
    Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 60 fps , Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 50 fps , Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 30 fps , Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 25 fps , Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 24 fps , HD 1,280x720 / 60 fps, HD 1,280x720 / 50 fps, VGA 640x424 / 30 fps, VGA 640x424 / 25 fps
  • Full HD Movies (1080p)
    Yes
  • Movie Audio
    Built-in microphone, monaural, External stereo microphone (optional)
  • Monitor Size
    3.2 in. diagonal
  • Monitor Resolution
    921000 Dots
  • Monitor Type
    Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD
  • Monitor Angle of View
    170-degree wide-viewing angle
  • Monitor Adjustments
    Brightness,5 levels
  • Virtual Horizon Camera Indicator
    Yes, Also visible in LiveView Modes, Also visible in Viewfinder
  • Playback Functions
    Auto Image Rotation, Full-Frame and Thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar), GPS data display, Highlights, Histogram Display, Image Comment , IPTC information embedding and display, Movie Playback, Movie Slideshow, Photo Information, Playback with Zoom, Slideshow, Voice Memo
  • In-Camera Image Editing
    Color Balance, D-Lighting, Distortion Control, Edit Movie, Filter Effects, Image Overlay, Monochrome, NEF (RAW) Processing, Perspective Control, Red-Eye Correction, Resize, Side-by-Side Comparison, Straighten, Trim
  • Image Comment
    Yes
  • Interface
    10-pin Remote Terminal, HDMI output: Type C mini-pin HDMI connector, Headphone Connector, Hi-speed USB, NTSC, Stereo Microphone Input, Ethernet: 1000 Base-T (Gigabit) Wired LAN
  • Wi-Fi Functionality
    WT-5A, WT-4A
  • GPS
    GP-1A GPS unit
  • Save/Load Camera settings
    Yes
  • Total Custom Settings
    64
  • My Menu
    Yes with customization
  • Recent Settings
    Yes
  • Supported Languages
    Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian
  • Date, Time and Daylight Savings Time Settings
    Yes, The camera clock is powered by a separate, non-rechargeable CR1616 lithium battery with a life of about two years.
  • World Time Setting
    Yes
  • Battery / Batteries
    EN-EL18a Lithium-ion Battery
  • Battery Life (shots per charge)
    3020 shots (CIPA)
  • AC Adapter
    EH-6b AC Adapter, Requires EP-6 Power Supply Connector
  • Battery Charger
    MH-26a Quick Charger
  • Tripod Socket
    1/4 in.
  • Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)
    6.3 in. (160 mm) x 6.2 in. (156.5 mm) x 3.6 in. (90.5 mm)
  • Approx. Weight
    41.6 oz. (1180 g)
  • Operating Environment
    0–40 °C (+32–104 °F), Less than 85% (no condensation)
  • Categories
    Professional DSLRs

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