Summary Nikon D50

Prices Price
Body only
$1,199
With 18-55mm lens
$407
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 0
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 9
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 23.7x15.5mm
Screen resolution
Help 130k dots
Megapixels
Help 6 MP
Movie format
Help None
Screen size
Help 2"
Light sensitivity
Help 1,600 ISO
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Pros

The Nikon D50 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Lens availability More lenses available Help
230 lenses
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$406.99
Built-in focus motor Built-in focus motor Help
Autofocuses with more lenses

Cons

The Nikon D50 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Low light performance Very noisy at high ISO Help
560 ISO
Color depth Little color depth Help
20.9 bits
Movie format No movies Help
None
Screen size Very small screen Help
2"
Viewfinder size Small viewfinder Help
0.49x
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
None
Announced Old Help
April 2005
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity Help
None
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Overall image quality Very low overall image quality Help
55.0
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
10.8 EV
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
130k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
2.5 fps
Live view No live view Help
Preview with viewfinder
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
6 MP
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Viewfinder Uses battery, see less detail Help
Pentamirror
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
95%
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second

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