Nikon D90 vs. Nikon D7000 vs. Nikon D300S vs. Nikon D700 vs. Nikon D800 vs. Nikon D600

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Oct 13, 2008
Oct 7, 2008
Aug 27, 2008
Sep 15, 2010
Jul 30, 2009
Jul 1, 2008
Feb 7, 2012
Sep 13, 2012
 
 
 
 
 
US: $2999.95 UK: £2599.99 EU: €2829
Body: $2099/ £1955.99 ; With 24-85mm F3.5-5.6G ED VR: $2699/£2443.99
 
Mid-size SLR
Mid-size SLR
Mid-size SLR
Mid-size SLR
Mid-size SLR
Mid-size SLR
 
 
 
 
Magnesium alloy
Magnesium alloy top and rear, polycarbonate front-plate
 
4288 x 2848
4928 x 3264
4288 x 2848
4256 x 2832
7360 x 4912
6016 x 4016
3216 x 2136, 2144 x 1424
3696 x 2448, 2464 x 1632
3216 x 2136, 2144 x 1424
3184 x 2120, 2128 x 1416
6144 x 4912, 6144 x 4080, 5520 x 3680, 4800 x 3200, 4608 x 3680, 4608 x 3056, 3680 x 2456, 3600 x 2400, 3072 x 2456, 3072 x 2040, 2400 x 1600
4512 x 3008, 3936 x 2624, 3008 x 2008, 3008 x 1688, 2944 x 1968
3:2
3:2
3:2
3:2
5:4, 3:2
3:2
12 megapixels
16 megapixels
12 megapixels
12 megapixels
36 megapixels
24 megapixels
13 megapixels
17 megapixels
13 megapixels
13 megapixels
37 megapixels
25 megapixels
APS-C (23.6 x 15.8 mm)
APS-C (23.6 x 15.7 mm)
APS-C (23.6 x 15.8 mm)
Full frame (36 x 24 mm)
Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
 
Expeed 2
Expeed
Expeed
Expeed 3
Expeed 3
 
 
 
 
sRGB, Adobe RGB
sRGB, Adobe RGB
 
 
 
 
Primary Color Filter
Primary Color Filter
 
Auto, 200 - 3200 (plus 6400 with boost)
100 - 6400 in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps (100 - 25600 with boost)
200 - 3200 in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps (100 - 6400 with boost)
200 - 6400 in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps (100 - 25600 with boost)
100 - 6400 in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps (50 - 25600 with boost)
100 - 6400 in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps (50 - 25600 with boost)
 
100
100
100
50
50
6400
25600
6400
25600
25600
25600
12
12
12
12
12
12
Yes (5)
Yes (5)
Yes (5)
Yes (5)
Yes (5)
Yes (4)
No
No
No
No
No
No
RAW
RAW
RAW + TIFF
RAW
RAW
RAW
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal, Basic
 
 
 
 
  • NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed or uncompressed
  • TIFF (RGB)
  • JPEG
  • NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed or uncompressed
  • JPEG
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • 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
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Live View
  • 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
 
 
 
 
Yes
 
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
11
39
51
51
51
39
Nikon F
Nikon F
Nikon F
Nikon F
Nikon F
Nikon F
1.5×
1.5×
1.5×
1×
1×
1×
 
Fixed
Fixed
Fixed
No
Fixed
Fixed
3
3
3
3
3.2
3.2
920,000
921,000
920,000
922,000
921,000
921,000
No
No
No
No
No
No
Super Density TFT color LCD with wide-viewing angle
TFT LCD monitor
Super Density TFT color LCD with wide-viewing angle
TFT Color LCD with wide-viewing angle
TFT Color LCD with 170 degrees wide-viewing angle
TFT LCD monitor
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentaprism)
96%
100%
100%
95%
100%
100%
0.96× (0.64× 35mm equiv.)
0.95× (0.63× 35mm equiv.)
0.94× (0.63× 35mm equiv.)
0.72×
0.7×
0.7×
 
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
1/4000 sec
1/8000 sec
1/8000 sec
1/8000 sec
1/8000 sec
1/4000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
 
 
 
 
  • Programmed auto with flexible program (P)
  • Shutter-priority (S)
  • Aperture priority (A)
  • Manual (M)
  • Program (P)
  • Shutter-priority (S)
  • Aperture priority (A)
  • Manual (M)
Yes (pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (pop-up)
Yes (pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
17.00 m (at ISO 100)
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, Wireless)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus sync connector)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus sync connector)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus sync connector)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Auto, On, Off, Front curtain, Rear curtain, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
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, High-speed sync
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
 
 
 
 
1/250 sec
1/200 sec
 
 
 
 
  • S (single frame)
  • CL (continuous low speed)
  • CH (continuous high speed)
  • Q (quiet shutter-release)
  • MUP (mirror up)
  • Self-timer
  • Single-frame [S] mode
  • Continuous low-speed [CL]
  • Continuous high-speed [CH]
  • Mirror-up [Mup]
  • Quiet Shutter Release
  • Self-timer
4.5 fps
6.0 fps
7.0 fps
8.0 fps
4.0 fps
5.5 fps
Yes (2, 5, 10 or 20 sec)
Yes (2 or 10 seconds)
Yes (2, 5, 10 or 20 sec)
Yes (2 to 20 sec)
Yes (2 to 20 sec, 1 to 9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2 or 3 sec)
Yes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
  • 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)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
(2, 3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
(3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
(2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
(2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
(2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
(2, 3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
Yes (2 or 3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Yes (2 or 3 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3 mired)
Yes (2 or 9 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3 mired)
Yes
Yes (2 to 9 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3)
Yes (2 or 3 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3 mired)
 
1280 x 720 (24 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps), 320 x 216 (24 fps)
1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (24, 25, 30 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps)
1280 x 720 (24 fps), 640 x 480 (24 fps), 320 x 240 (24 fps)
 
1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50, 30, 25 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps)
1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50, 30, 25 fps)
Motion JPEG
MPEG-4, H.264
Motion JPEG
 
MPEG-4, H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
Mono
Mono
Stereo
None
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
None
None
Mono
Mono
 
SD/SDHC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
Compact Flash Type I/SD/SDHC
Compact Flash (Type I)
Compact Flash (Type I), SD/SDHC/SDXC UHS-I compliant
SD/SDHC/SDXC x 2 slots
None
 
None
None
None
 
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
No
Yes
 
 
 
Yes
No
No
 
 
 
Yes
Eye-Fi Connected
Eye-Fi Connected
Eye-Fi Connected
 
 
Optional
 
 
 
 
 
Wu-1b mobile adapter
Yes (Optional ML-L3 or MC-DC2)
Yes (Optional, wired or wireless )
Yes (Optional, wired or wireless )
Yes
Yes (Optional, wired or wireless )
Yes (Optional, wired or wireless )
 
No
Yes (Weather and dust resistant)
Yes (Water and dust resistant)
Yes (Water and dust resistant)
Yes (Water and dust resistant)
Yes (Water and dust resistant)
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion EN-EL3e rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL15 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL3e rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL3e rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL15 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL15 rechargeable battery & charger
850
1050
950
1000
 
900
703 g (1.55 lb / 24.80 oz)
780 g (1.72 lb / 27.51 oz)
938 g (2.07 lb / 33.09 oz)
1074 g (2.37 lb / 37.88 oz)
1000 g (2.20 lb / 35.27 oz)
850 g (1.87 lb / 29.98 oz)
132 x 103 x 77 mm (5.2 x 4.06 x 3.03)
132 x 105 x 77 mm (5.2 x 4.13 x 3.03)
147 x 114 x 74 mm (5.79 x 4.49 x 2.91)
147 x 123 x 77 mm (5.79 x 4.84 x 3.03)
146 x 123 x 82 mm (5.75 x 4.84 x 3.23)
141 x 113 x 82 mm (5.55 x 4.45 x 3.23)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (by USB cable and PC)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional
GP-1
GP-1
GP-1
GP-1
GP-1
GP-1