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76%
Apr 26, 2011
79%
May 16, 2013
80%
Nov 30, 2010
85%
Apr 25, 2013
Apr 5, 2011
Nov 6, 2012
Sep 15, 2010
Feb 21, 2013
 
 
With 18-55mm VR lens: Eu: €920 UK: £820
 
Body only: $1199.95/£1099.99/€1179, With 18-105mm F3.5-5.6 VR lens : $1,599/£1,299/€1399
 
Compact SLR
Compact SLR
Mid-size SLR
Mid-size SLR
 
4928 x 3264
6000 x 4000
4928 x 3264
6000 x 4000
3696 x 2448, 2464 x 1632
4496 x 3000, 2992 x 2000
3696 x 2448, 2464 x 1632
6000 x 3368, 4800 x 3200, 4800 x 2696, 4494 x 3000, 4496 x 2528, 3600 x 2400, 3600 x 2024, 2992 x 2000, 2992 x 1680, 2400 x 1600, 2400 x 1344
3:2
3:2
3:2
3:2, 16:9
16 megapixels
24 megapixels
16 megapixels
24 megapixels
 
25 megapixels
17 megapixels
25 megapixels
APS-C (23.6 x 15.7 mm)
APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
APS-C (23.6 x 15.7 mm)
APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
Expeed 2
Expeed 3
Expeed 2
 
 
sRGB, Adobe RGB
 
 
 
Auto, 100- 6400 (plus 12800, 25600 with boost)
Auto, 100 - 6400 (25600 with boost)
100 - 6400 in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps (100 - 25600 with boost)
ISO 100 – 6400, Lo-1 (ISO 50), Hi-1 (ISO 12,800), Hi-2 (ISO 25,600)
12
12
12
12
Yes (5)
Yes (5)
Yes (5)
Yes
No
No
No
No
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal, Basic
 
 
 
 
  • JPEG
  • NEF (RAW)
  • NEF (RAW) + JPEG
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • 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
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
 
Yes
 
 
No
No
No
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
11
39
39
51
Nikon F
Nikon F
Nikon F
Nikon F
1.5×
1.5×
1.5×
 
 
Fully articulated
Fully articulated
Fixed
Fixed
3
3
3
3.2
921,000
921,000
921,000
1,228,800
No
No
No
No
TFT LCD monitor
TFT LCD monitor
TFT LCD monitor
Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD monitor
Yes (With contrast-detect AF, face detection and subject tracking)
Yes (With contrast-detect AF, face detection and subject tracking)
Yes
Yes
Optical (pentamirror)
Optical (pentamirror)
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentaprism)
95%
95%
100%
100%
0.78×
0.78×
0.95×
0.94×
 
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/8000 sec
1/8000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
  • Programmed auto with flexible program (P)
  • Shutter-priority (S)
  • Aperture priority (A)
  • Manual (M)
 
  • Aperture-Priority (A)
  • Manual (M)
  • Programmed auto with flexible program (P)
  • Shutter-Priority (S)
 
  • Auto
  • Portrait
  • Child
  • Close up
  • Night Portrait
  • Party/indoor
  • Pet Portrait
  • Color Sketch
 
  • Autumn Colors
  • Beach / Snow
  • Blossom
  • Candlelight
  • Child
  • Close-up
  • Dusk / Dawn
  • Food
  • Landscape
  • Night
  • Landscape
  • Night Portrait
  • Party / Indoor
  • Pet Portrait
  • Portrait
  • Sports
  • Sunset
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
Yes (Hot-shoe)
Yes (Hot-shoe)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
 
1/200 sec
 
1/250 sec
 
  • Single frame
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
  • 2s Delayed remote
  • Quick-response remote
  • Quiet shutter release
 
  • Single-frame [S] mode
  • Continuous low-speed [CL]
  • Continuous high-speed [CH]
  • Quiet Shutter Release
  • Self-timer mode
  • Mirror-up [Mup] mode
4.0 fps
3.0 fps
6.0 fps
6.0 fps
Yes (2, 5, 10 or 20 sec)
Yes (2, 5, 10 or 20 sec)
Yes (2 or 10 seconds)
Yes (2 or 10 seconds)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
  • Spot
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
(3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
(2, 3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Yes (2 or 3 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3 mired)
Yes
 
1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30, 25, 24 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps)
1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (24, 25, 30 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 24 fps)
MPEG-4
MPEG-4, H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
 
1920 x 1080, 60i (59.94 fields/s)/ 50i (50 fields/s), high/normal 1920 x 1080, 30 p (progressive)/25p/24p, high/normal
 
1080i60, 1080p25 in NTSC countries, 1080i50, 1080p24 in PAL countries
Mono
Stereo
Mono
Stereo
 
Mono
Mono
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC x 2 slots
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Eye-Fi Connected
Optional
Eye-Fi Connected
Optional
Yes (Optional ML-L3)
Yes (Optional ML-L3 or WR-R10)
Yes (Optional, wired or wireless )
Yes (Optional, wired MC-DC2 or wireless WR-1 and WR-R10 )
 
No
No
Yes (Weather and dust resistant)
Yes (Water and dust resistant)
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion EN-EL14 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL14 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL15 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL15 rechargeable battery & charger
 
 
1050
950
560 g (1.23 lb / 19.75 oz)
555 g (1.22 lb / 19.58 oz)
780 g (1.72 lb / 27.51 oz)
765 g (1.69 lb / 26.98 oz)
128 x 97 x 79 mm (5.04 x 3.82 x 3.11)
129 x 98 x 78 mm (5.08 x 3.86 x 3.07)
132 x 105 x 77 mm (5.2 x 4.13 x 3.03)
136 x 107 x 76 mm (5.35 x 4.21 x 2.99)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional
GP-1
GP-1
GP-1
GP-1