Nikon D90

Announced Aug 27, 2008 •
12 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
Price
Body type
Body type Mid-size SLR
Sensor
Max resolution 4288 x 2848
Other resolutions 3216 x 2136, 2144 x 1424
Image ratio w:h 3:2
Effective pixels 12 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 13 megapixels
Sensor size APS-C (23.6 x 15.8 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Image
ISO Auto, 200 - 3200 (plus 6400 with boost)
Boosted ISO (maximum) 6400
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
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
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 920,000
Touch screen No
Screen type Super Density TFT color LCD with wide-viewing angle
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder coverage 96%
Viewfinder magnification 0.96×
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 17.00 m (at ISO 100)
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Front curtain, Rear curtain, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
Continuous drive 4.5 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)
AE Bracketing (2, 3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
WB Bracketing Yes (2 or 3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Videography features
Resolutions 1280 x 720 (24 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps), 320 x 216 (24 fps)
Format Motion JPEG
Microphone Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC
Storage included None
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (Mini Type C)
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected
Remote control Yes (Optional ML-L3 or MC-DC2)
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion EN-EL3e rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 850
Weight (inc. batteries) 703 g (1.55 lb / 24.80 oz)
Dimensions 132 x 103 x 77 mm (5.2 x 4.06 x 3.03)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes (by USB cable and PC)
GPS Optional
GPS notes GP-1
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