Nikon D3000

Announced Jul 30, 2009 •
10 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
Price
Body type
Body type Compact SLR
Sensor
Max resolution 3872 x 2592
Other resolutions 2896 x 1944, 1936 x 1296
Image ratio w:h 3:2
Effective pixels 10 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 11 megapixels
Sensor size APS-C (23.6 x 15.8 mm)
Sensor type CCD
Processor Expeed
Image
ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, (plus 3200 with boost)
Boosted ISO (maximum) 3200
White balance presets 12
Custom white balance Yes (5)
Image stabilization No
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Fine, Normal, Basic
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
Digital zoom No
Manual focus Yes
Number of focus points 11
Lens mount Nikon F
Focal length multiplier 1.5×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3
Screen dots 230,000
Touch screen No
Live view No
Viewfinder type Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder coverage 95%
Viewfinder magnification 0.8×
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes (pop-up)
Flash range 12.00 m (at ISO 100)
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe)
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Continuous drive 3.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (2, 5, 10 or 20 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing No
Videography features
Microphone None
Speaker None
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC card
Storage included None
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI No
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected
Remote control Yes (Optional ML-L3)
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion EN-EL9a rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 500
Weight (inc. batteries) 536 g (1.18 lb / 18.91 oz)
Dimensions 126 x 97 x 64 mm (4.96 x 3.82 x 2.52)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording No
GPS None
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