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72%
Dec 21, 2010
73%
Jul 25, 2012
Aug 19, 2010
Apr 19, 2012
 
 
US: with 18-55mm VR - $699.95; UK: with 18-55mm VR - £649.99; UK: with 18-55mm VR - €699
 
Compact SLR
Compact SLR
 
4608 x 3072
6016 x 4000
3456 x 2304, 2304 x 1536
4512 x 3000, 3008 x 2000
3:2
3:2
14 megapixels
24 megapixels
15 megapixels
25 megapixels
APS-C (23.1 x 15.4 mm)
APS-C (23.2 x 15.4 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
Expeed 2
Expeed 3
 
sRGB, Adobe RGB
 
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 (12800 with boost)
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 (12800 with boost)
12
12
Yes (1)
Yes (1)
No
No
RAW
RAW
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal, Basic
 
  • NEF (RAW): 12 bit
  • JPEG
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
No
No
Yes
Yes
11
11
Nikon F
Nikon F
1.5×
1.5×
 
Fixed
Fixed
3
3
230,000
921,000
No
No
TFT LCD monitor
TFT LCD with 160° viewing angle
Yes
Yes
Optical (pentamirror)
Optical (pentamirror)
95%
95%
0.8×
0.8×
 
30 sec
30 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
  • Programmed auto with flexible program (P)
  • Shutter-priority (S)
  • Aperture priority (A)
  • Manual (M)
 
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Child
  • Sports
  • Close-Up
  • Night portrait
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus sync connector)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus sync connector)
Auto, Red-Eye, Slow, Red-Eye Slow, Rear curtain
Auto, Red-Eye, Slow, Red-Eye Slow, Rear curtain
 
1/200 sec
 
  • Single frame
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
  • 2s Delayed remote
  • Quick-response remote
  • Quiet shutter release
3 fps
4 fps
Yes
Yes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot AF-area
±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
No
No
 
1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30, 25, 24 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps)
1920 x 1080 (30,25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps)
MPEG-4
MPEG-4, H.264
 
Frame rates of 30p (actual frame rate 29.97 fps) and 60p (actual frame rate 59.94 fps) are available when NTSC is selected for video mode; 25p and 50p are available when PAL is selected for video mode; Actual frame rate when 24p is selected is 23.976 fps
Mono
Mono
None
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC UHS-I compliant
None
None
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Eye-Fi Connected
Optional
 
WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter
Yes (Optional)
Yes (Optional)
 
No
No
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion EN-EL14 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL14 rechargeable battery & charger
 
540
505 g (1.11 lb / 17.81 oz)
505 g (1.11 lb / 17.81 oz)
124 x 96 x 75 mm (4.88 x 3.78 x 2.95)
125 x 96 x 77 mm (4.92 x 3.78 x 3.03)
 
Yes
Yes
Optional
Optional
GP-1
GP-1