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  • Effective Pixels (Megapixels)

    Effective Pixels (Megapixels)

    20.9 million
  • Sensor Size

    Sensor Size

    23.5 mm x 15.7 mm
  • Image Sensor Format

    DX
  • Storage Media

    Storage Media

    SD, SDHC, SDXC, XQD Type Memory
  • ISO Sensitivity

    ISO Sensitivity

    ISO100 -51,200, Can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, or 1 EV (ISO 50 equivalent) below ISO 100 or to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 EV (ISO 1,640,000 equivalent) above ISO 51,200; auto ISO sensitivity control available
  • Movie

    Movie

    4K UHD 3,840x2,160 / 30 fps, 4K UHD 3,840x2,160 / 25 fps, 4K UHD 3,840x2,160 / 24 fps, 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, Actual frame rates for 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p are 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps respectively, High quality available at all frame sizes, normal quality available at all sizes except 3,840 x 2,160
  • Monitor Size

    Monitor Size

    3.2 in. diagonal
  • Monitor Type

    TFT touch-sensitive LCD with 170° viewing angle
  • Battery / Batteries

    Battery / Batteries

    EN-EL15 Lithium-ion Battery, Optional MB-D17 multi-power battery pack with one rechargeable Nikon EN-EL18a or EN-EL18 Li-ion battery (available separately), one rechargeable Nikon EN-EL15 Li-ion battery, or eight AA alkaline, Ni-MH, or lithium batteries. A BL-5 battery-chamber cover is required when using EN-EL18a or EN-EL18 batteries.
  • Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)

    Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)

    5.8 in. (147 mm) x 4.6 in. (115 mm) x 3.2 in. (81 mm)
  • Approx. Weight

    Approx. Weight

    26.9 oz. (760 g)
  • Type
    Single-lens reflex digital camera
  • Lens Mount
    Nikon F bayonet mount
  • Picture Angle
    Nikon DX format
  • Effective Pixels (Megapixels)
    20.9 million
  • Sensor Size
    23.5 mm x 15.7 mm
  • Image Sensor Format
    DX
  • Total Pixels
    21.56 million
  • Dust-Reduction System
    Image sensor cleaning, Image Dust Off reference data (optional Capture NX-D software required)
  • Dust-Off Reference Photo
    Yes
  • Image Area (pixels)
    DX-format
    (L)5,568 x 3,712
    (M)4,176 x 2,784
    (S)2,784 x 1,856
    1.3x Crop Mode
    (L)4,272 x 2,848
    (M)3,200 x 2,136
    (S)2,128 x 1,424
    Photographs taken during movie recording at a frame size of 3,840 x 2,160:3,840 x 2,160Photographs with image area of DX taken during movie recording:
    (L)5,568 x 3,128
    (M) 4,176 x 2,344
    (S) 2,784 x 1,560
    Photographs with image area of 1.3x taken during movie recording:
    (L) 4,272 x 2,400
    (M) 3,200 x 1,800
    (S) 2,128 x 1,192
  • 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): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed; large, medium, and small available (medium and small images are recorded at a bit depth of 12 bits using lossless compression), TIFF (RGB)
  • Storage Media
    SD, SDHC, SDXC, XQD Type Memory
  • Card Slot
    Either card can be used for primary or backup storage or for separate storage of NEF (RAW) and JPEG images; pictures can be copied between cards.
  • File System
    Compliant withDCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0, EXIF 2.3 (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras), PictBridge
  • Viewfinder
    Eye-level Pentaprism Single-Lens Reflex Viewfinder
  • Viewfinder Frame Coverage
    DX (24x16):100% horizontal and 100% vertical (Approx.)
    1.3x (18x12):98% horizontal and 98% vertical (Approx.)
  • Viewfinder Magnification
    1.0x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, –1.0 m–1) (Approx.)
  • Viewfinder Eyepoint
    16mm (-1.0 m¯¹)
  • Viewfinder Diopter Adjustment
    -2.0 to + 1.0m¯¹
  • Focusing Screen
    Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark II with AF Area Brackets (grid lines can be displayed)
  • Reflex Mirror
    Quick-return type
  • Mirror Lock Up
    Yes
  • Lens Aperture
    Instant-return type, Electronically controlled
  • Depth-of-Field Control
    Pressing Pv button stops lens aperture down to value selected by user (A and M modes) or by camera (other modes)
  • Lens Compatibility at a Glance***
    AF-S or AF lenses fully compatible, Metering with AI lenses (exposure modes A and M only)
  • 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 15 focus points with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/8 or faster, of which 9 points are available for selection). , IX NIKKOR lenses, lenses for the F3AF, and non-AI lenses cannot be used.
  • Shutter Type
    Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane mechanical shutter, Electronic front-curtain shutter available in mirror up release mode
  • Shutter Speed
    1/8000 to 30 sec. in steps of 1/3, 1/2, or 1 EV, Bulb, Time, X250
  • 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, Continuous high-speed [CH] mode, Mirror-up [Mup] mode, Quiet Shutter Release, Quiet Continuous Release, Self-timer mode, Single-frame [S] mode
  • Frame Advance Rate
    Up to 10 fps (manual focus, mode M or S, shutter speed 1/250 sec or faster, and other settings at default values)
  • Continuous Shooting Options
    DX-format
    CH: Up to 10 frames per second
    CL: Up to 1-9 frames per second

    Quiet Continuous Mode: Up to3 frames per second
  • Top Continuous Shooting Speed at Full Resolution
    10 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 approximately 180K (180,000) pixels RGB sensor
  • Metering Method
    Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 8 mm circle in center of frame. Diameter of circle can be changed to 6, 10, or 13 mm, or weighting can be based on average of entire frame (non-CPU lenses use 8-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 3.5 mm circle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point, Highlight-weighted: Available with type G, E, and D lenses; equivalent to center-weighted when non-CPU lens is used
  • Metering Range
    -3 ± 20 EV (Matrix or center-weighted metering) , 0 to 20 EV (Highlight-weighted metering)
  • Exposure Meter Coupling
    CPU, AI
  • Exposure Modes
    Aperture-Priority (A), Manual (M), Programmed auto with flexible program (P), Shutter-Priority (S)
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
  • Exposure Lock
    Luminosity locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
  • Picture Control
    Flat, Landscape, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait, Standard, Vivid, User-customizable Settings
  • ISO Sensitivity
    ISO100 -51,200, Can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, or 1 EV (ISO 50 equivalent) below ISO 100 or to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 EV (ISO 1,640,000 equivalent) above ISO 51,200; auto ISO sensitivity control available
  • Lowest Standard ISO Sensitivity
    100
  • Highest Standard ISO Sensitivity
    51200
  • Lowest Expanded ISO Sensitivity
    Lo-1 (ISO 50 equivalent)
  • Highest Expanded ISO Sensitivity
    Hi-5 (ISO 1,640,000 equivalent)
  • Expanded ISO Sensitivity Options
    Lo-1 (ISO 50 equivalent), Hi-1 (ISO 102,400 equivalent), Hi-2 (ISO 204,800 equivalent), Hi-3 (ISO 409,600 equivalent), Hi-4 (ISO 892,200 equivalent), Hi-5 (ISO 1,640,000 equivalent)
  • Long Exposure Noise Reduction
    Yes
  • High ISO Noise Reduction
    Low, Normal, High, Off
  • Active D-Lighting
    Can be selected from:
    Auto, Extra 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: 25, 72 and 153 (3D-tracking)
  • Auto-Area AF Mode
    Yes
  • Autofocus System Type
    Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 20K autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection and fine-tuning, and 153 focus points (including 99 cross-type sensors and 15 sensors that support f/8), of which 55 (35 cross-type sensors and 9 f/8 sensors) are available for selection
  • Detection Range
    -4 to +20 EV (ISO 100, 68°F/20°C)
  • Lens Servo
    Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); Continuous-servo AF (AF-C); predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status, Manual focus (MF): Electronic rangefinder can be used
  • AF-Area Mode
    25, 72, or 153 point Dynamic-area AF , Auto-area AF, Single-point AF, 3D-tracking , 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
    153
  • Autofocus Sensitivity
    -4 to +20 EV (ISO 100, 20°C/68°F)
  • Autofocus Fine Tune
    Yes
  • Flash Bracketing
    2 to 5 frames in steps of 2 or 3 EV , 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 RGB sensor with approximately 180K (180,000) pixels; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix, center-weighted, and highlight-weighted metering, standard i-TTL fill-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
  • 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-5000, 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 (3 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)
  • 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
    4K UHD up to 29:59 min; 1,080 60/50/30/25/24p up to 29:59 min; 720 60/50p up to 29:59 minutes
  • Movie File Format
    MOV
  • Movie Video Compression
    H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
  • Movie Audio Recording Format
    Linear PCM
  • Movie
    4K UHD 3,840x2,160 / 30 fps, 4K UHD 3,840x2,160 / 25 fps, 4K UHD 3,840x2,160 / 24 fps, 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, Actual frame rates for 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p are 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps respectively, High quality available at all frame sizes, normal quality available at all sizes except 3,840 x 2,160
  • Full HD Movies (1080p)
    Yes
  • Movie Audio
    Built-in microphone, stereo, External stereo microphone (optional), Microphone sensitivity can be adjusted
  • Monitor Size
    3.2 in. diagonal
  • Monitor Resolution
    2359000 Dots
  • Monitor Type
    TFT touch-sensitive LCD with 170° viewing angle
  • 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
  • Touchscreen
    Yes
  • Playback Functions
    Auto Image Rotation, Full-Frame and Thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar), GPS data display, Highlights, Image Rating, Image Rotation, Image Slideshow, IPTC information embedding and display, Movie Playback, Movie Slideshow, Photo Information, Playback with Zoom
  • 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, NTSC, Stereo Microphone Input 3.5mm , Super Speed USB (USB 3.0 Micro-B connector); connection to built-in USB port is recommended
  • Wi-Fi Functionality
    Built-in Wi-Fi with NFC and Bluetooth
  • Smart Device App Connectivity
    SnapBridge
  • Bluetooth
    Yes
  • GPS
    GP-1A GPS unit (optional)
  • Save/Load Camera settings
    Yes
  • Webcam Utility Compatible
    Yes
  • Wireless Connectivity
    Yes
  • Total Custom Settings
    52
  • My Menu
    Yes with customization
  • Recent Settings
    Yes
  • Supported Languages
    Arabic, Bengali, Brazilian Portuguese, Bulgarian , Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian , Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
  • Date, Time and Daylight Savings Time Settings
    Yes
  • World Time Setting
    Yes
  • Battery / Batteries
    EN-EL15 Lithium-ion Battery, Optional MB-D17 multi-power battery pack with one rechargeable Nikon EN-EL18a or EN-EL18 Li-ion battery (available separately), one rechargeable Nikon EN-EL15 Li-ion battery, or eight AA alkaline, Ni-MH, or lithium batteries. A BL-5 battery-chamber cover is required when using EN-EL18a or EN-EL18 batteries.
  • Battery Life (shots per charge)
    1240 shots (CIPA)
  • AC Adapter
    EH-5b AC Adapter; requires EP-5B Power Connector (available separately)
  • Battery Charger
    MH-25a Quick Charger
  • Tripod Socket
    1/4 in.
  • Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)
    5.8 in. (147 mm) x 4.6 in. (115 mm) x 3.2 in. (81 mm)
  • Approx. Weight
    26.9 oz. (760 g)
  • Operating Environment
    0–40 °C (+32–104 °F), Less than 85% (no condensation)
  • Categories
    Enthusiast DSLRs

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