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72%
Dec 21, 2010
Oct 13, 2008
Aug 19, 2010
Aug 27, 2008
 
Compact SLR
Mid-size SLR
 
4608 x 3072
4288 x 2848
3456 x 2304, 2304 x 1536
3216 x 2136, 2144 x 1424
3:2
3:2
14 megapixels
12 megapixels
15 megapixels
13 megapixels
APS-C (23.1 x 15.4 mm)
APS-C (23.6 x 15.8 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
Expeed 2
 
 
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 (12800 with boost)
Auto, 200 - 3200 (plus 6400 with boost)
12
12
Yes (1)
Yes (5)
No
No
RAW
RAW
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal, Basic
 
  • 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
  • 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
920,000
No
No
TFT LCD monitor
Super Density TFT color LCD with wide-viewing angle
Yes
Yes
Optical (pentamirror)
Optical (pentaprism)
95%
96%
0.8×
0.96×
 
30 sec
30 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (pop-up)
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
17.00 m (at ISO 100)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus sync connector)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Auto, Red-Eye, Slow, Red-Eye Slow, Rear curtain
Auto, On, Off, Front curtain, Rear curtain, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
3.0 fps
4.5 fps
Yes
Yes (2, 5, 10 or 20 sec)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
 
(2, 3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
No
Yes (2 or 3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
 
1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30, 25, 24 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps)
1280 x 720 (24 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps), 320 x 216 (24 fps)
MPEG-4
Motion JPEG
Mono
Mono
None
 
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC
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
Eye-Fi Connected
Yes (Optional)
Yes (Optional ML-L3 or MC-DC2)
 
No
No
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion EN-EL14 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL3e rechargeable battery & charger
 
850
505 g (1.11 lb / 17.81 oz)
703 g (1.55 lb / 24.80 oz)
124 x 96 x 75 mm (4.88 x 3.78 x 2.95)
132 x 103 x 77 mm (5.2 x 4.06 x 3.03)
 
Yes
Yes
 
Yes (by USB cable and PC)
Optional
Optional
GP-1
GP-1