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Tech Specs

  • Effective Pixels (Megapixels)

    Effective Pixels (Megapixels)

    24.2 million
  • Sensor Size

    Sensor Size

    23.5 mm x 15.6 mm
  • Image Sensor Format

    DX
  • Storage Media

    Storage Media

    SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • ISO Sensitivity

    ISO Sensitivity

    ISO100 -25,600
  • 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, Actual frame rates for 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p are 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps respectively; options support both high and normal image quality
  • Monitor Size

    Monitor Size

    3 in. diagonal
  • Monitor Type

    Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD
  • Battery / Batteries

    Battery / Batteries

    EN-EL14a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
  • Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)

    Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)

    4.9 in. (124 mm) x 3.9 in. (97 mm) x 2.8 in. (69.5 mm)
  • Approx. Weight

    Approx. Weight

    12.9 oz. (365 g)
  • Type
    Single-lens reflex digital camera
  • Lens Mount
    Nikon F bayonet mount
  • Picture Angle
    Nikon DX format; focal length in 35 mm [135] format equivalent to approx. 1.5x that of lenses with FX format angle of view
  • Effective Pixels (Megapixels)
    24.2 million
  • Sensor Size
    23.5 mm x 15.6 mm
  • Image Sensor Format
    DX
  • Total Pixels
    24.78 million
  • Dust-Reduction System
    Image Dust Off reference data (optional Capture NX-D software required)
  • Dust-Off Reference Photo
    Yes
  • Image Area (pixels)
    DX-format
    (L)6,000 x 4,000
    (M)4,496 x 3,000
    (S)2,992 x 2,000
  • File Format Still Images
    Compressed 12-bit NEF (RAW), 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
  • Storage Media
    SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Card Slot
    1 Secure Digital (SD)
  • 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 pentamirror single-lens reflex viewfinder
  • Viewfinder Frame Coverage
    95% horizontal, 95% vertical (Approx.)
  • Viewfinder Magnification
    0.85x (Approx.)
  • Viewfinder Eyepoint
    18mm (-1.0m¯¹)
  • Viewfinder Diopter Adjustment
    -1.7 to +0.5m¯¹
  • Focusing Screen
    Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen
  • Reflex Mirror
    Quick-return type
  • Lens Aperture
    Instant-return type, Electronically controlled
  • Lens Compatibility at a Glance***
    Autofocus is available with AF-P and type E and G AF-S lenses
  • Compatible Lenses
    This camera supports autofocus with AF-P and type E and G AF-S lenses only., AF-NIKKOR for F3AF not supported, AI-P NIKKOR: All functions supported except autofocus and 3D Colour Matrix Metering II, Electronic Rangefinder usable with lens with maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster, IX NIKKOR lenses can not be used, Non-CPU: Autofocus not supported. Can be used in mode M, but exposure meter does not function., Other AF NIKKOR: All functions supported except 3D Colour Matrix Metering II, Type D PC NIKKOR: All functions supported except Autofocus, 3D Color Matrix Metering II and some Shooting Modes., Type G AF NIKKOR not equipped with an autofocus motor: all functions supported except autofocus and 3D Color Matrix Metering II., Type D AF NIKKOR and OTHER AF NIKKOR Manual Focus and Manual exposure mode only:
  • Shutter Type
    Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane
  • Shutter Speed
    1/4000 to 30 sec.
  • Fastest Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec.
  • Slowest Shutter Speed
    30 sec.
  • Flash Sync Speed
    1/200 sec.
  • Shutter Release Modes
    Continuous, Quiet Shutter Release, Self-timer mode, Single-frame [S] mode
  • Frame Advance Rate
    Up to 5 fps (manual focus, mode M or S, shutter speed 1/250 sec or faster, and other settings at default values)
  • Top Continuous Shooting Speed at Full Resolution
    5 frames per second
  • Self-Timer
    2, 5, 10, 20 sec.; 1 to 9 exposures
    Timer duration electronically controlled
  • Exposure Metering System
    TTL exposure metering using 420-pixel RGB sensor
  • Metering Method
    Centre-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 8mm circle in centre of frame, Matrix metering: 3D color matrix metering II (type E and G lenses), Spot: Meters 3.5mm circle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point
  • Metering Range
    0 to 20 EV (Matrix or centre-weighted metering at ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens, at 20°C/68°F), 2 to 20 EV (Spot metering at ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens at 20°C/68°F)
  • Exposure Meter Coupling
    CPU
  • Exposure Modes
    Aperture-Priority (A), Auto, Auto (flash off), Manual (M), Programmed Auto with flexible Program (P), Shutter-Priority Auto (S)
  • Scene Modes
    Auto, Auto [Flash Off], Child, Close-up, Landscape, Night Portrait, Portrait, Sports, Special effects modes (night vision; super vivid; pop; photo illustration; toy camera effect; miniature effect; selective color; silhouette; high key; low key)
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV in increments of 1/3 EV in P, S, A, M, Scene, and Night Vision modes
  • Exposure Lock
    Luminosity locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
  • Picture Control
    Flat, Landscape, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait, Standard, Standard, Selected Picture Control can be modified
  • ISO Sensitivity
    ISO100 -25,600
  • Lowest Standard ISO Sensitivity
    100
  • Highest Standard ISO Sensitivity
    25600
  • High ISO Noise Reduction
    Low, Normal, High, Off
  • Active D-Lighting
    Can be selected from:
    On, Off
  • Single-Point AF Mode
    Yes
  • Dynamic AF Mode
    Number of AF points: 11 (3D-tracking)
  • Auto-Area AF Mode
    Yes
  • Autofocus System Type
    Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection
  • Detection Range
    -1 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
  • Focus Point
    Can be selected from 11 focus points
  • Focus Lock
    Focus can be locked by pressing AE-L/AF-L button, Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF)
  • Focus Modes
    Auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A), Continuous-servo (AF-C), Face-Priority AF available in Live View only and D-Movie only, Full-time Servo (AF-A) available in Live View only and D-Movie only , Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder, Normal area available in Live View and D-Movie only, Predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status, Single-servo AF (AF-S), Wide area available in Live View and D-Movie only
  • Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points
    11
  • Autofocus Sensitivity
    -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100, 20°C/68°F)
  • Built-in Flash
    Yes
  • X-Sync Speed
    1/200
  • Flash Control
    TTL: i-TTL flash control using 420-pixel RGB sensor is available with built-in flash; 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, Auto with red-eye reduction, Auto slow sync, Auto slow sync with red-eye reduction, Fill-flash, Rear-curtain sync, Rear-curtain with slow sync, Red-Eye reduction, Red-Eye reduction with slow sync, Slow sync, Off
  • Flash Compensation
    Can be adjusted by −3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3 EV in P, S, A, M, and scene modes
  • Flash-ready Indicator
    Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit is fully charged; flashes after flash is fired at full output
  • Accessory Shoe
    ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock
  • Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)
    CLS Supported, i-TTL flash control, optical Advanced Wireless Lighting, Colour Information Communication, AF-assist for multi-area AF
  • Flash Sync Terminal
    Sync Terminal Adapter AS-15 (available separately)
  • White Balance
    Auto, Cloudy, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Fluorescent (7 types), Incandescent, Preset Manual, Shade
  • Live View Shooting
    Yes
  • 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)
  • Live View Scene Auto Selector
    Auto mode, Auto (flash off) mode
  • Movie Metering
    TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
  • Movie Maximum Recording Time
    20 minutes at highest quality, 29 minutes 59 seconds at normal quality
  • 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, Actual frame rates for 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p are 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps respectively; options support both high and normal image quality
  • Full HD Movies (1080p)
    Yes
  • Movie Audio
    Built-in microphone, monaural, Microphone sensitivity can be adjusted
  • Monitor Size
    3 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 adjustment
  • Playback Functions
    Auto Image Rotation, Full-Frame and Thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar), Highlights, Histogram Display, Image Comment , Location Display , Movie Playback, Photo information, Picture Rating, Playback Face Zoom, Playback with Zoom, Playback Zoom Cropping, Slideshow
  • In-Camera Image Editing
    Colour Outline, Colour Sketch, D-Lighting, Distortion Control, Edit Movie, Filter Effects, Fisheye, Image Overlay, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, NEF (RAW) Processing, Painting, Perspective Control, Photo Illustration, Quick retouch, Red-Eye Correction, Resize, Selective Colour, Side-by-Side Comparison, Straighten, Trim
  • Image Comment
    Yes
  • Interface
    HDMI Output: Type C mini-pin HDMI connector, Hi-Speed USB; connection to built-in USB port is recommended
  • Wi-Fi Functionality
    Eye-Fi Compatible
  • Smart Device App Connectivity
    SnapBridge
  • Bluetooth
    Yes
  • Webcam Utility Compatible
    Yes
  • Wireless Connectivity
    Yes
  • Recent Settings
    Yes
  • Supported Languages
    English, French, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish
  • Date, Time and Daylight Savings Time Settings
    Yes
  • World Time Setting
    Yes
  • Battery / Batteries
    EN-EL14a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
  • Battery Life (shots per charge)
    1550 shots (CIPA)
  • AC Adapter
    EH-5c AC Adapter; requires EP-5A Power Connector (available separately)
  • Battery Charger
    MH-24 Quick Charger
  • Tripod Socket
    0.64 cm
  • Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)
    4.9 in. (124 mm) x 3.9 in. (97 mm) x 2.8 in. (69.5 mm)
  • Approx. Weight
    12.9 oz. (365 g)
  • Operating Environment
    0–40 °C, Less than 85% (no condensation)
  • Categories
    Entry-Level DSLRs

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