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Mar 6, 2012
81%
Oct 25, 2011
Jan 6, 2012
Aug 24, 2011
 
US: $5999.95, UK: £4799.99
 
 
Large SLR
Mid-size SLR
Magnesium alloy
 
 
4928 x 3280
6000 x 4000
4096 x 2720, 4096 x 3280, 3696 x 2456, 3200 x 2128, 3072 x 2456, 3072 x 2040, 2464 x 1640, 2400 x 1592, 2048 x 1360, 2048 x 1640, 1600 x 1064
6000 x 3376, 4240 x 2832, 4240 x 2400, 3008 x 2000, 3008 x 1688
5:4, 3:2
3:2, 16:9
16 megapixels
24 megapixels
17 megapixels
25 megapixels
Full frame (36 x 23.9 mm)
APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
Expeed 3
Bionz
sRGB, Adobe RGB
 
RGB Color Filter Array
 
 
100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 (204800 with boost)
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000 (50, 25600 with boost)
12
8
Yes (4)
Yes (1)
No
Sensor-shift
RAW
RAW
 
Extra Fine, Fine, Normal
  • NEF (12-bit or 14-bit, compressed or lossless compressed RAW)
  • NEF + JPEG
  • TIFF
  • JPEG
 
 
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Live View
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
No
No
Yes
Yes
51
19
Nikon F
Sony/Minolta Alpha
1×
1.5×
 
Fixed
Fully articulated
3.2
3
921,000
921,000
No
No
TFT color LCD with brightness control
 
Yes
Yes
Optical (pentaprism)
Electronic
100%
100%
0.7×
1.1×
 
2,359,000
 
30 sec
30 sec
1/8000 sec
1/8000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Yes
  • Programmed auto with flexible program (P)
  • Shutter-priority (S)
  • Aperture-priority (A)
  • Manual (M)
 
No
Yes (Pop-up)
 
12.00 m
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus sync connector)
Yes (Hot-shoe, PC Sync)
Auto, On, Off, Front curtain, Rear curtain, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, High Speed Sync
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, High Speed Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in, Wireless
1/250 sec
 
  • Single frame
  • Continuous low speed
  • Continuous high speed
  • Quiet shutter-release
  • Self-timer
  • Mirror up
 
11 fps
12 fps
Yes (2-20 seconds, 1-9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 seconds)
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
(2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
(3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
Yes (2-9 frames in steps of 1, 2, or 3)
Yes
 
1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50, 30, 25 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60, 24 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30fps), 640 x 424 (29.97 fps)
MPEG-4, H.264
MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
Mono
Stereo
Mono
Mono
 
CompactFlash, XQD
SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
None
 
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (Type C )
Yes (Mini Type C)
Optional
Eye-Fi Connected
via WT-5, WT-5A
 
Yes (via ten-pin remote terminal)
Yes (Optional)
 
Yes (Water and dust resistant)
Yes (Dust and moisture resistant)
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion EN-EL18 rechargeable battery & charger
Rechargeable NP-FM500H battery & charger
 
470
1340 g (2.95 lb / 47.27 oz)
732 g (1.61 lb / 25.82 oz)
160 x 157 x 91 mm (6.3 x 6.18 x 3.58)
143 x 104 x 81 mm (5.63 x 4.09 x 3.19)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes (Playback speed 24x to 36000x )
 
Optional
BuiltIn
GP-1 or GPS device compliant with NMEA0183 version 2.01 or 3.01 (requires optional MC-35 GPS adapter cord and cable with D-sub 9-pin connector)