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Tech Specs

  • Effective Pixels (Megapixels)

    Effective Pixels (Megapixels)

    10.2 million
  • Sensor Size

    Sensor Size

    23.6 mm x 15.8 mm
  • Image Sensor Format

    DX
  • Storage Media

    Storage Media

    SD, SDHC
  • ISO Sensitivity

    ISO Sensitivity

    ISO100 -1600
    Hi-1 (ISO 3200)
  • Monitor Size

    Monitor Size

    3 in. diagonal
  • Monitor Type

    Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD
  • Battery / Batteries

    Battery / Batteries

    EN-EL9 Lithium-ion Battery, EN-EL9a Lithium-ion Battery
  • Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)

    Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)

    5 in. (126 mm) x 3.8 in. (94 mm) x 2.5 in. (64 mm)
  • Approx. Weight

    Approx. Weight

    16.1 oz. (485 g)
  • Lens Mount
    Nikon F bayonet mount
  • Picture Angle
    Nikon DX format (Effective picture angle 1.5x [Approx.] conversion factor)
  • Effective Pixels (Megapixels)
    10.2 million
  • Sensor Size
    23.6 mm x 15.8 mm
  • Image Sensor Format
    DX
  • Total Pixels
    10.75 million
  • Dust-Off Reference Photo
    Yes
  • Image Area (pixels)
    DX-format
    (L)3,872 x 2,592
    (M)2,896 x 1,944
    (S)1,936 x 1,296
  • File Format Still Images
    Compressed 12-bit NEF (RAW), JPEG (Baseline Compliant)
  • Storage Media
    SD, SDHC
  • Card Slot
    1 Secure Digital (SD)
  • File System
    Compliant withDCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0, EXIF 2.21 (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras
  • Viewfinder
    Eye-level pentamirror single-lens reflex viewfinder
  • Viewfinder Frame Coverage
    95 % (Approx.)
  • Viewfinder Magnification
    0.80x (Approx.)
  • Viewfinder Eyepoint
    18mm (-1.0m¯¹)
  • Viewfinder Diopter Adjustment
    -1.7 to +0.5m¯¹
  • Focusing Screen
    Type B BriteView Clear Matte Screen Mark V with Superimposed Focus Brackets
  • Reflex Mirror
    Quick-return type
  • Mirror Lock Up
    Yes (for image sensor cleaning)
  • Lens Compatibility at a Glance***
    AF-S Lens Required for Autofocus
  • Compatible Lenses
    AF-NIKKOR for F3AF not supported, AF-S, AF-I: All functions supported, AI-P NIKKOR: All functions supported except 3D colour matrix metering II, Electronic Rangefinder usable with lens with maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster, IX Nikkor lenses cannot be used, Non-CPU: Autofocus not supported. Can be used in exposure mode d, but exposure meter does not function, Non-Type G or D AF NIKKOR not equipped with an autofocus motor: All functions supported except 3D colour matrix metering II and autofocus, Type G or D AF NIKKOR not equipped with an autofocus motor: All functions supported except autofocus, Type D PC NIKKOR: All functions supported except some shooting modes
  • Shutter Type
    Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane
  • Fastest Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec.
  • Slowest Shutter Speed
    30 sec.
  • Flash Sync Speed
    1/200 sec.
  • Bulb Shutter Setting
    Yes
  • Shutter Release Modes
    Continuous Frame Shooting (Approx 3 FPS), Delayed remote, Quick Response Remote Mode, Self-timer mode, Single-frame [S] mode
  • Top Continuous Shooting Speed at Full Resolution
    3 frames per second
  • Self-Timer
    2, 5, 10, 20 sec.
    Timer duration electronically controlled
  • Exposure Metering System
    420 pixel RGB sensor 3D Colour Matrix Metering II, Centre-weighted, Spot
  • Metering Range
    0 to 20 EV (3D colour matrix or centre-weighted metering)
  • Exposure Meter Coupling
    CPU
  • Exposure Modes
    Aperture-Priority Auto (A), Auto, Manual (M), Programmed Auto with flexible Program (P), Scene Modes, Shutter-Priority Auto (S)
  • Scene Modes
    Auto, Auto [Flash Off], Child, Close-up, Landscape, Night Portrait, Portrait, Sports
  • Automatic Exposure Scene Modes
    Yes
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV in increments of 1/3
  • Exposure Lock
    Yes
  • Picture Control
    Landscape, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait, Standard, Standard
  • ISO Sensitivity
    ISO100 -1600
    Hi-1 (ISO 3200)
  • Lowest Standard ISO Sensitivity
    100
  • Highest Standard ISO Sensitivity
    1600
  • Highest Expanded ISO Sensitivity
    Hi-1 (ISO 3200 equivalent)
  • Expanded ISO Sensitivity Options
    Hi-1 (ISO 3200 equivalent)
  • Long Exposure Noise Reduction
    Yes
  • High ISO Noise Reduction
    Yes
  • Single-Point AF Mode
    Yes
  • Dynamic AF Mode
    Number of AF points: 11 and 11 (3D-tracking)
  • Auto-Area AF Mode
    Yes
  • Focus Lock
    Half press of shutter-release button (single-point AF in AF-S)
  • Focus Modes
    Auto, Continuous-servo (C), Manual, Single-servo AF (S)
  • Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points
    11
  • Autofocus Sensitivity
    -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100)
  • Built-in Flash
    Yes
  • X-Sync Speed
    1/200
  • Flash Control
    i-TTL Balanced fill-flash, standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR
  • Flash Sync Modes
    Front-curtain sync (normal), Rear-curtain sync, Red-Eye reduction, Red-Eye reduction with slow sync, Slow sync
  • Flash Compensation
    -3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
  • Accessory Shoe
    Yes
  • Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)
    CLS Supported
  • White Balance
    Auto, Cloudy, Direct Sunlight, Fine Tune by Kelvin colour temperature setting (2,500 K to 10,000K), Flash, Fluorescent (7 types), Incandescent, Preset manual (up to 5 values can be stored), Shade
  • Monitor Size
    3 in. diagonal
  • Monitor Resolution
    230000 Dots
  • Monitor Type
    Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD
  • Monitor Adjustments
    Brightness,7 levels
  • Playback Functions
    Auto Image Rotation, Full-Frame and Thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar), Histogram Display, Image Comment , Playback of Stop-motion Movies, Playback with Zoom, Slideshow, Thumbnail (4, 9 or 16 segments)
  • In-Camera Image Editing
    Before and After, Colour Balance, Colour Outline, D-Lighting, Filter Effects, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, NEF (RAW) Processing, Quick retouch, Red-Eye Correction, Small picture, Stop Motion, Trim
  • Image Comment
    Yes
  • Interface
    Hi-speed USB, NTSC, PAL
  • Wi-Fi Functionality
    Eye-Fi Compatible
  • Recent Settings
    Yes
  • Supported Languages
    Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish
  • Date, Time and Daylight Savings Time Settings
    Yes
  • World Time Setting
    Yes
  • Battery / Batteries
    EN-EL9 Lithium-ion Battery, EN-EL9a Lithium-ion Battery
  • Battery Life (shots per charge)
    500 shots (CIPA)
  • AC Adapter
    EH-5a AC Adapter
  • Battery Charger
    MH-23 Quick Charger
  • Tripod Socket
    1/4 inch 20
  • Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)
    5 in. (126 mm) x 3.8 in. (94 mm) x 2.5 in. (64 mm)
  • Approx. Weight
    16.1 oz. (485 g)
  • Not compatible with E-type lenses
    Yes
  • External Flash Shoe
    truetrue
  • Battery
    Rechargeable
  • Supplied Software
    Software Suite CD-ROM
  • Optional Accessories
    CF-DC1 Semi-soft case, EH-5A AC Adapter, EP-5 Power Supply Connector, EG-D100 Video Cable, ML-L3 Remote Controller, Capture NX 2 Software

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