Nikon D3000

Announced Jul 30, 2009 •
10 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
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) ?
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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