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Tech Specs

  • Effective Pixels (Megapixels)

    Effective Pixels (Megapixels)

    24.3 million
  • Sensor Size

    Sensor Size

    35.9 mm x 24 mm
  • Image Sensor Format

  • Storage Media

    Storage Media

  • ISO Sensitivity

    ISO Sensitivity

    ISO100 -6400
    Lo-1 (ISO 50)
    Hi-1 (ISO 12,800)
    Hi-2 (ISO 25,600)
  • Movie


    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, HD 1,280x720 / 30 fps, HD 1,280x720 / 25 fps
  • Monitor Size

    Monitor Size

    3.2 in. diagonal
  • Monitor Type

    Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD
  • Battery / Batteries

    Battery / Batteries

    EN-EL15 Lithium-ion Battery
  • Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)

    Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)

    5.6 in. (141 mm) x 4.4 in. (113 mm) x 3.2 in. (82 mm)
  • Approx. Weight

    Approx. Weight

    26.8 oz. (760 g)
  • Type
    Single-lens reflex digital camera
  • Lens Mount
    Nikon F bayonet mount
  • Picture Angle
    Nikon FX format
  • Effective Pixels (Megapixels)
    24.3 million
  • Sensor Size
    35.9 mm x 24 mm
  • Image Sensor Format
  • Total Pixels
    24.7 million
  • Dust-Reduction System
    Image sensor cleaning
  • Dust-Off Reference Photo
  • Image Area (pixels)
    (L)6,016 x 4,016
    (M)4,512 x 3,008
    (S)3,008 x 2,008
    (L)3,936 x 2,624
    (M)2,944 x 1,968
    (S)1,968 x 1,312
  • File Format Still Images
    JPEG: JPEG-baseline-compliant; can be selected from Size Priority and Optimal Quality, JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx 1:4), normal (approx 1:8), or basic (approx 1:16) compression, NEF (RAW): lossless compressed, compressed 12 or 14 bit
  • Storage Media
  • Card Slot
    2 Secure Digital (SD)
  • 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.)
    DX (24x16):97% horizontal and 97% vertical (Approx.)
  • Viewfinder Magnification
    0.70x (Approx.)
  • Viewfinder Eyepoint
    20.6mm (-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
  • Lens Aperture
    Instant-return type
  • Depth-of-Field Control
  • Lens Compatibility at a Glance***
    AF-S or AF lenses fully compatible, Metering with AI lenses
  • Compatible Lenses
    AF NIKKOR lenses, including type G and D lenses (some restrictions apply to PC lenses) and DX lenses (using DX 24 x 16 1.5x image area), AI-P NIKKOR lenses, and non-CPU AI lenses (A and M modes only)., IX NIKKOR lenses, lenses for the F3AF, and non-AI lenses cannot be used.
  • Shutter Type
    Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane
  • Shutter Speed
    1/4000 to 30 sec. , Bulb
  • Fastest Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec.
  • Slowest Shutter Speed
    30 sec.
  • Flash Sync Speed
    1/200 sec., Synchronizes with shutter at 1/250 sec. or slower
  • Bulb Shutter Setting
  • Shutter Release Modes
    Continuous low-speed [CL] mode; 1-5 frames per second, Continuous high-speed [CH] mode; 5.5 frames per second, Mirror-up [Mup] mode, Quiet Shutter Release, Self-timer mode, Single-frame [S] mode
  • Continuous Shooting Options
    CH: Up to5.5 frames per second
    CL: Up to1 frames per second
  • Top Continuous Shooting Speed at Full Resolution
    5.5 frames per second
  • Self-Timer
    2, 5, 10, 20 sec.
    Timer duration electronically controlled
  • Exposure Metering System
    TTL exposure metering using 2,016-pixel RGB sensor
  • Metering Method
    Centre-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 12mm circle in centre of frame, Matrix: 3D Colour Matrix Metering II (type G and D lenses); Colour Matrix Metering II (other CPU lenses), Spot: Meters 4mm circle (about 1.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point
  • Metering Range
    0 to 20 EV (3D colour matrix or centre-weighted metering), 0 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 (S)
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
  • Exposure Lock
  • Picture Control
    Landscape, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait, Standard, Standard, User-customizable Settings
  • ISO Sensitivity
    ISO100 -6400
    Lo-1 (ISO 50)
    Hi-1 (ISO 12,800)
    Hi-2 (ISO 25,600)
  • Lowest Standard ISO Sensitivity
  • Highest Standard ISO Sensitivity
  • Lowest Expanded ISO Sensitivity
    Lo-1 (ISO 50 equivalent)
  • Highest Expanded ISO Sensitivity
    Hi-2 (ISO 25,600 equivalent)
  • Expanded ISO Sensitivity Options
    Hi-1 (ISO 12,800 equivalent), Hi-2 (ISO 25,600 equivalent)
  • Long Exposure Noise Reduction
  • High ISO Noise Reduction
    Low, Normal, High, Off
  • Active D-Lighting
    Can be selected from:
    Auto, Extra High, 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
  • Dynamic AF Mode
    Number of AF points: 9, 21, 39 and 39 (3D-tracking)
  • Auto-Area AF Mode
  • Autofocus System Type
    Nikon Multi-CAM 4800 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
  • AF-Area Mode
    9, 21 or 39 point Dynamic-area AF, Auto-area AF, Single-point AF, 3D-tracking (39 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 AF, Single-servo AF (AF-S), Wide area AF
  • Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points
  • Autofocus Sensitivity
    -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100, 20°C/68°F)
  • Autofocus Fine Tune
  • Built-in Flash
  • Flash Bracketing
    2 to 3 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1 or 2 EV
  • Built-in Flash Distance
    12m (ISO 100)
  • X-Sync Speed
  • Top FP High Speed Sync
    Up to1/4000
  • Flash Control
    TTL: i-TTL flash control using 2,016-pixel RGB sensor are available with built-in flash and SB-910, SB-900, SB-700, or SB-400; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix and centre-weighting metering, standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR with spot metering
  • 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, 1/2 or 1 EV
  • Flash-ready Indicator
    Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit such as SB-910, SB-900, SB-400, SB-80DX, SB-28DX or SB-50DX is fully charged
  • Accessory Shoe
  • Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)
    Built-in flash Commander Mode, CLS Supported
  • White Balance
    Auto (2 types), Choose colour temperature (2500K–10000K), Cloudy, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Fluorescent (7 types), Incandescent, Preset manual (up to 4 values can be stored), Shade
  • White Balance Bracketing
    2 or 3 exposures
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Movie Video Compression
    H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
  • Movie Audio Recording Format
    Linear PCM
  • Movie
    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, HD 1,280x720 / 30 fps, HD 1,280x720 / 25 fps
  • Movie Audio
    Built-in microphone, monaural, External stereo microphone (optional - sold separately)
  • 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
    Brightness control using ambient brightness sensor
  • Virtual Horizon Camera Indicator
  • Playback Functions
    Auto Image Rotation, Full-Frame and Thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar), Highlights, Histogram Display, Image Comment , Movie Playback, Movie Slideshow, Playback with Zoom, Slideshow
  • In-Camera Image Editing
    Colour Balance, Colour Outline, Colour Sketch, D-Lighting, Distortion Control, Edit Movie, Filter Effects, Fisheye, Image Overlay, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, NEF (RAW) Processing, Perspective Control, Quick retouch, Red-Eye Correction, Resize, Selective Colour, Side-by-Side Comparison, Straighten, Trim
  • Image Comment
  • Interface
    Accessory Terminal: Remote Cord: MC-DC2 (sold separately); GPS unit: GP-1 (sold separately), HDMI Output: Type C mini-pin HDMI connector, Headphone Connector, Hi-speed USB, Stereo Microphone Input
  • Wi-Fi Functionality
    Eye-Fi Compatible, WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter (sold separately)
  • GPS
    GP-1 GPS unit (sold separately), GP-1A GPS unit (sold separately)
  • Save/Load Camera settings
  • My Menu
    Yes with customization
  • Recent Settings
  • Supported Languages
    Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian
  • Date, Time and Daylight Savings Time Settings
  • World Time Setting
  • Battery / Batteries
    EN-EL15 Lithium-ion Battery
  • Battery Life (shots per charge)
    900 shots (CIPA)
  • AC Adapter
    EH-5b AC Adapter, Requires EP-5B Power Supply Connector
  • Battery Charger
    MH-25 Quick Charger
  • Tripod Socket
    0.64 cm
  • Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)
    5.6 in. (141 mm) x 4.4 in. (113 mm) x 3.2 in. (82 mm)
  • Approx. Weight
    26.8 oz. (760 g)
  • Operating Environment
    0–40 °C


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