Nikon D7000 Review
Nikon D7000 specifications
|Price (Body only)||US: $1199
|Price (with 18-105mm VR Lens)||US: $1499
|Sensor*|| 23.6 x 15.6 mm CMOS sensor
Nikon DX format (1.5x FOV crop)
16.2 million effective pixels*
RGB Color Filter Array
14-bit A/D converter*
|Anti-dust measures|| Image sensor cleaning system
Image dust off from reference frame (using optional Capture NX software)
|Image sizes*||• 4928 x 3264 (L)*
• 3696 x 2448 (M)*
• 2464 x 1632 (S)*
|Image quality|| NEF (12/14-bit compressed RAW)
JPEG fine (1:4)
JPEG normal (1:8)
JPEG basic (1:16)
NEF (RAW) + Fine JPEG
|Movie sizes*||• 1920 x 1080 24fps*
• 1280 x 720 30fps*
• 1280 x 720 25fps*
• 1280 x 720 24fps*
• 640 x 424 24fps*
|Movie format|| MOV, H.264, mono sound recording (PCM)|
|Color space|| sRGB
|Lens mount||Nikon F mount (with AF contacts)|
AF-S, AF-I, Type G or D AF Nikkor
Other AF Nikkor/AI-P Nikkor
Type D PC Nikkor
IX Nikkor/AF Nikkor for F3AF
-All functions supported
- All functions supported except 3D Color Matrix Metering II
- All functions supported except some shooting modes
- Can be used in exposure modes A and M; electronic rangefinder can be used if maximum aperture is f/5.6 or faster; Color Matrix Metering and aperture value display supported if user provides lens data. Up to 9 lenses can be registered.
- Cannot be used
-All functions supported except 3D color matrix metering II
|Autofocus*|| 39 area (9 cross type) TTL phase detection with AF fine tuning*
Nikon Multi-CAM 4800DX focus module
Detection range: EV -1 to +19 (ISO 100 equivalent, at normal temperature)
• Manual focus [M], Electronic range finding supported
|Lens servo*|| Single-servo AF (AF-S)
Continuous-servo AF (AF-C)
Automatic AF-S/AF-C (AF-A)
Full time AF (AF-F)*
Manual focus (MF)
|AF Area mode|| Single Point AF
Dynamic Area AF (9, 21 or 39-point)
Auto Area AF
3D Tracking (39 points)
|Focus tracking||Predictive focus tracking automatically activated according to subject status in continuous-servo AF|
|Focus area||Can be selected from 39 focus points|
|Focus lock||Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing AE-L/AF-L button|
|AF Assist||White light lamp|
|Exposure mode*|| Auto
- Flash off
Programmed auto (P) with flexible program
Shutter-priority auto (S)
Aperture priority auto (A)
|Metering*||TTL exposure metering using 2016-pixel RGB sensor*
Matrix :3D color matrix metering II (type G and D lenses); color matrix metering II (other CPU lenses)
Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 8-mm circle in center of frame; diameter of circle can be changed to 6, 10 or 13 mm, or weighting can be based on average of entire frame (fixed at 8 mm when non-CPU lens is used)
Spot: Meters 3.5 mm circle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on active focus area (on center focus point when non-CPU lens is used)
|Metering range|| EV 0 to 20 (3D color matrix
or center-weighted metering)
EV 2 to 20 (spot metering)
|Meter coupling||CPU coupling|
|Exposure comp.|| +/- 5.0 EV
1/3 EV steps
|AE Lock||Exposure locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button|
|AE Bracketing||2 to 3 frames in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 1 ,1,1/3, 1,2/3 or 2EV increments|
ISO 12800 (Hi1)*
ISO 25600 (Hi2)*
|Auto ISO options*|| On/Off
Maximum ISO (100 to Hi2)*
Minimum shutter speed (1 to 1/8000 sec)
|Shutter|| Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter
30 to 1/8000 sec (1/3 EV steps)
Flash X-Sync: up to 1/250 sec (up to 1/320 sec in Auto FP)
|White balance*|| Auto (TTL white-balance with 2016 pixels RGB sensor)
Auto2 keep warm lighting colors*
Twelve manual modes with fine-tuning
Day white fluorescent
Preset white balance (up to 5 presets can be stored)
|WB fine tuning||Yes, (except preset manual)|
|Image parameters|| Picture controls: Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape
Quick Adjust: 5 settings (adjusts Sharpening, Contrast and Saturation by preset amounts)
Sharpening: Auto, 10 levels
Contrast: Auto, 7 levels
Saturation: Auto, 7 levels
Hue: 7 levels
|Viewfinder*|| Optical fixed eye-level
Built-in dioptre adjustment (-1.7 to +0.5 m-1)
Eye point: 18 mm (at -1.0 m-1)
Frame coverage 100% (approx.)*
Viewfinder magnification approx. 0.94x with 50mm lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1
Type B BriteView Clear Matte screen Mark II with AF area brackets (framing grid can be displayed)
|LCD monitor|| 3.0" TFT LCD
|Built-in flash|| Auto, Portrait, Child, Close-up, Night portrait, Party/indoor,
Auto flash with auto pop-up,
Manual pop-up in P, S, A or M modes
Guide number approx. 12/39 at ISO 100 (am/ft)
Guide number approx. 13/43 at ISO 100 (m/ft) in manual mode
|Sync contact||X-contact only; flash synchronization at shutter speeds of up to 1/250 sec|
|Flash control|| TTL flash control by 2016-segment RGB sensor. i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR
and standard i-TTL fill-flash for digital SLR available when CPU lens is used with built-in
flash, SB-400, SB-800, and SB-600
Auto aperture with SB-800 and CPU lenses
Non-TTL auto with SB-800, 80DX, 28DX, 28, 27 and 22s
Range-priority manual with SB-800
|Flash mode|| Auto, Portrait, Child, Close-up: Auto, auto with red-eye reduction; fill-flash and red-eye reduction
available with optional Speedlight
Night portrait: Auto, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with red-eye reduction; slow sync and slow sync with red-eye reduction available with optional Speedlight
Landscape, Sports: Fill-flash and red-eye reduction available with optional Speedlight
P, A modes: Fill flash, rear-curtain with slow sync, slow sync, slow sync with red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction
S, M modes: Fill flash, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction
|Flash compensation|| -3 to +1 EV
|Nikon Creative Lighting system|| Advanced Wireless Lighting supported with built-in flash, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700 or SU-800 as commander and SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, SB-600 or SB-R200 as remotes; Auto FP high-speed sync and modeling illumination supported with all CLS-compatible flash units except SB-400; Flash Color Information Communication and FV lock supported with all CLS-compatible flash units|
|Shooting modes*|| Single frame shooting (S)
Continuous shooting (CH) mode: approx. 6.0 frames per second*
Continuous shooting (CL) mode: selectable from 1-5 frames per second*
|Continuous buffer|| Unknown|
|Self-timer|| 2, 5, 10 or 20 sec|
|Remote control|| Using optional MC-DC2 cable via GPS socket|
|Up to 36 characters of alphanumeric text input is available with LCD monitor and multi-selector; stored in EXIF header|
|Playback functions||• Full frame
• Thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar)
• Playback with Playback zoom
• Slide Show
• Histogram Display
• Auto Image Rotation
• Image Comment (up to 36 characters)
|Orientation sensor||Yes (Rotates user interface when using camera in portrait orientation)|
|Storage *|| SD / SD HC / SDXC (dual slots)*
FAT / FAT32
Supports firmware update via SD card
|Video output||NTSC or PAL selectable|
|Connectivity|| USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed)
Mass storage / PTP selectable
DC-IN (optional AC adapter and adapter connector)
|Languages||Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish|
|Power||Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL15|
|Working environment|| 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F)
Less than 85% humidity
|Dimensions||132 x 105 x 77 mm (5.2 x 4.1 x 3.0 in.)|
|Weight (no batt) *||690g (1.5 lb)*|
|Weight (inc. batt) *||780g (1.7 lb)*|
|Supplied accessories*|| Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL15
Quick Charger MH-25
Eyepiece Cap DK-5
Rubber Eyecup DK-21
USB Cable UC-E4
Audio Video Cable EG-D2
Camera Strap AN-DC1
Accessory Shoe Cover BS-1
LCD monitor cover BM-11
Body Cap BF-1B, Software Suite CD-ROM
|Optional *accessories||Remote Control MC-DC2, Multi-Power Battery Pack MB-D11, Capture NX2, Camera Control Pro, Power Connector EH-5a, AC Adapter EH-5a, Speedlight SB-900/600/400/T041/R1C1|
*Changed compared to the D90
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