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Oct 13, 2008
Aug 27, 2008
Apr 5, 2011
Sep 15, 2010
 
Mid-size SLR
Compact SLR
Mid-size SLR
 
4288 x 2848
4928 x 3264
4928 x 3264
3216 x 2136, 2144 x 1424
3696 x 2448, 2464 x 1632
3696 x 2448, 2464 x 1632
3:2
3:2
3:2
12 megapixels
16 megapixels
16 megapixels
13 megapixels
 
17 megapixels
APS-C (23.6 x 15.8 mm)
APS-C (23.6 x 15.7 mm)
APS-C (23.6 x 15.7 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
 
Expeed 2
Expeed 2
 
Auto, 200 - 3200 (plus 6400 with boost)
Auto, 100- 6400 (plus 12800, 25600 with boost)
100 - 6400 in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps (100 - 25600 with boost)
 
 
100
6400
25600
25600
12
12
12
Yes (5)
Yes (5)
Yes (5)
No
No
No
RAW
RAW
RAW
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal, Basic
 
  • 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
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
11
11
39
Nikon F
Nikon F
Nikon F
1.5×
1.5×
1.5×
 
Fixed
Fully articulated
Fixed
3
3
3
920,000
921,000
921,000
No
No
No
Super Density TFT color LCD with wide-viewing angle
TFT LCD monitor
TFT LCD monitor
Yes
Yes (With contrast-detect AF, face detection and subject tracking)
Yes
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentamirror)
Optical (pentaprism)
96%
95%
100%
0.96×
0.78×
0.95×
 
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/8000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
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)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Yes (Hot-shoe)
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
4.5 fps
4.0 fps
6.0 fps
Yes (2, 5, 10 or 20 sec)
Yes (2, 5, 10 or 20 sec)
Yes (2 or 10 seconds)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • 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)
(2, 3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 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)
Yes (2 or 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)
 
1280 x 720 (24 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps), 320 x 216 (24 fps)
1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30, 25, 24 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps)
1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (24, 25, 30 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps)
Motion JPEG
MPEG-4
MPEG-4, H.264
Mono
Mono
Mono
 
 
Mono
 
SD/SDHC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
None
 
 
 
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)
Eye-Fi Connected
Eye-Fi Connected
Eye-Fi Connected
Yes (Optional ML-L3 or MC-DC2)
Yes (Optional ML-L3)
Yes (Optional, wired or wireless )
 
No
No
Yes (Weather and dust resistant)
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion EN-EL3e rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL14 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL15 rechargeable battery & charger
850
 
1050
703 g (1.55 lb / 24.80 oz)
560 g (1.23 lb / 19.75 oz)
780 g (1.72 lb / 27.51 oz)
132 x 103 x 77 mm (5.2 x 4.06 x 3.03)
128 x 97 x 79 mm (5.04 x 3.82 x 3.11)
132 x 105 x 77 mm (5.2 x 4.13 x 3.03)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (by USB cable and PC)
Yes
Yes
Optional
Optional
Optional
GP-1
GP-1
GP-1