General

compared to recent DSLRs
Brand
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Nikon
Lowest price
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$2,796.95
Announced
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December, 2011
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Sensor

Type
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CMOS
Size
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Full frame 35.9x24.0mm
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Crop factor
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1x
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Megapixels
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36.2 MP
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Light sensitivity
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6,400 ISO
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Light sensitivity (boost)
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25,600 ISO
Sensor cleaning
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Yes

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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36.2 MP
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Native resolution
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7360 x 4912
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Pixel size
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23.8 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD
Size
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3.2"
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Resolution
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921k dots
Touch screen
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No
Flips out
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No
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Live view
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Yes

Lenses

Lens availability
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152 lenses
Lens focus motor
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Yes
Lens mount
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Nikon FX

Form factor

Size
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146x123x82 mm
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Depth
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3.2"
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Weight
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1,000 g
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Interchangeable lenses
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Yes
Waterproof
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No
Weather sealed
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Yes
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Viewfinder

Type
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Pentaprism
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Viewfinder size
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0.70x
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Coverage
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100%
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Movies

Format
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1080p @ 30fps
Supports 24p
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Yes
High-speed framerate
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None
External mic jack
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Yes
Autofocus
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Contrast detection
Continuous focus
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Yes
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All formats
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720p @ 50fps
1080p @ 25fps
720p @ 60fps
720p @ 25fps
1080p @ 30fps
720p @ 30fps
1080p @ 24fps
640 x 424 @ 24fps
720p @ 24fps

Features

Panorama
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No
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HDR
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Yes
3D
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No
Image stabilization
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None
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Supports RAW
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Yes
GPS
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No

Performance

Startup delay
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200 ms
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Shutter lag
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209 ms
Battery life
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900 shots
Continuous shooting
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4 fps
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Focus system

Autofocus
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Phase detection
Focus points
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51
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Cross type focus points
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15

Shutter

Max
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1/8000s
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Min
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30s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes
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Popup
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Yes
External connection
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Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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2
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Supported formats
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CompactFlash (Type II)
SD
SDHC
SDXC

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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95.0
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Color depth
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25.3 bits
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Dynamic range
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14.4 EV
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Low light performance
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2,853 ISO
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