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  • CX format
  • 14.2 mega-
    pixels
  • 20 fps
    with AF-C
  • 200-
    12800
    ISO
  • Full HD 60p
  • 135 AF points
  • EXPEED 4A
Type
Type Digital camera with support for interchangeable lenses
Lens mount Nikon 1 mount
Effective angle of view Approx. 2.7x lens focal length (35 mm format equivalent)
Effective pixels
Effective pixels 14.2 million
Image sensor
Image sensor 13.1 mm x 8.8 mm CMOS sensor (Nikon CX format)
Storage
Image size (pixels) Still images taken in auto, creative, and best moment capture modes (aspect ratio 3 : 2)
  • 4592 x 3072
  • 3440 x 2296
  • 2288 x 1528
Still images taken during movie recording (aspect ratio 3 : 2)
  • 4592 x 3072 (1080/60p, 1080/30p)
  • 1280 x 856 (720/60p, 720/30p)
Motion Snapshots (photo portion, aspect ratio 16 : 9)
  • 4592 x 2576
File format
  • NEF (RAW): 12-bit, compressed
  • JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1 : 4), normal (approx. 1 : 8) compression
Picture Control system Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape; selected Picture Control can be modified; storage for custom Picture Controls
Media microSD (micro Secure Digital), microSDHC, and microSDXC memory cards
File system DCF 2.0, DPOF, Exif 2.3, PictBridge
Shooting modes
Shooting modes auto; creative, with a choice of the following options: P, S, A, M, creative palette, HDR, soft, miniature effect, selective color, cross process, and toy camera effect; best moment capture (Active Selection and Smart Photo Selector); advanced movie (HD movie, slow motion, jump cut, fast motion and 4-second movie), Motion Snapshot
Shutter
Type Electronic shutter
Speed 1/16,000-30 s in steps of 1/3 EV; Bulb
Note: Bulb ends automatically after approximately 2 minutes
Flash sync speed Synchronizes with shutter at X=1/60 s or slower
Release
Mode
  • Single frame, continuous
  • Self-timer
Frame advance rate Approx. 5, 10, 20, 30, or 60 fps
Self-timer 2 s, 10 s
Exposure
Metering TTL metering using image sensor
Metering method
  • Matrix
  • Center-weighted: Meters 4.5 mm circle in center of frame
  • Spot: Meters 2 mm circle centered on selected focus area
Mode
  • P programmed auto with flexible program;
  • S shutter-priority auto;
  • A aperture-priority auto;
  • M manual;
  • scene auto selector
Exposure compensation -3-+3 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Exposure lock Luminosity locked at metered value when shutter-release button is pressed halfway
ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) ISO 200-12800 in steps of 1 EV; 12800 (NR); auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 200-6400, 200-3200, 200-800) available (user controlled in P, S, A, and M modes)
Active D-Lighting On, off
Focus
Autofocus Hybrid autofocus (phase-detection/contrast-detect AF); AF-assist illuminator
Lens servo
  • Autofocus (AF): Single AF (AF-S); continuous AF (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A); full-time AF (AF-F)
  • Manual focus (MF)
AF-area mode

Single-point, auto-area, subject tracking

Focus area
  • Single-point AF: 135 focus areas; the center 73 areas support phase-detection AF
  • Auto-area AF: 41 focus areas
Focus lock

Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single AF)

Face priority On, off
Flash
Built-in flash
  • Auto; Soft, Miniature effect, Selective color, Cross process, Toy camera effect (Creative mode): Flash pops up automatically and fires as required
  • P programmed auto, S shutter-priority auto, A aperture-priority auto, M manual (Creative mode): Manual pop-up
Guide Number (GN) Approx. 5/16 (m/ft, ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F; at ISO 200, Guide Number is approx. 7/23)
Control i-TTL flash control using image sensor
Mode Auto, auto + red-eye reduction, fill flash, fill flash + slow sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction + slow sync, rear-curtain sync, rear curtain + slow sync, off
Flash compensation -3-+1 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Flash-ready indicator Lights when built-in flash unit is fully charged
White balance
White balance Auto, incandescent, fluorescent, direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, underwater, preset manual, all except preset manual with fine tuning
Movie
Metering TTL metering using image sensor
Metering method
  • Matrix
  • Center-weighted: Meters 4.5 mm circle in center of frame
  • Spot: Meters 2 mm circle centered on selected focus area
Frame size (pixels)/ recording rate HD movies (aspect ratio 16 : 9)
  • 1920 x 1080/60p (59.94 fps)
  • 1920 x 1080/30p (29.97 fps)
  • 1280 x 720/60p (59.94 fps)
  • 1280 x 720/30p (29.97 fps)
Slow-motion movies (aspect ratio 8 : 3)
  • 640 x 240/400 fps (plays at 30p/29.97 fps)
  • 320 x 120/1200 fps (plays at 30p/29.97 fps)
Fast-motion, jump-cut, and 4-second movies (aspect ratio 16 : 9)
  • 1920 x 1080/30p (29.97 fps)
Motion Snapshots (movie portion, aspect ratio 16 : 9)
  • 1280 x 720/60p (59.94 fps) (plays at 24p/23.976 fps)
File format MOV
Video compression H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Audio recording format PCM
Audio recording device Built-in stereo microphone; sensitivity adjustable
Monitor
Monitor 7.5 cm (3-in.), approx. 460k-dot, TFT LCD with brightness adjustment
Playback
Playback Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 9, or 16 images or calendar) playback with playback zoom, movie playback, slide show, histogram display, auto image rotation, and rating option
Interface
USB Hi-Speed USB
HDMI output Type D HDMI connector
Supported languages
Supported languages Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Power source
Battery One rechargeable Li-ion EN-EL22 battery
AC adapter EH-5b AC adapter; requires EP-5E power connector (available separately)
Tripod socket
Tripod socket 1/4-in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions/weight
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 101.0 x 60.8 x 29.4 mm (4.0 x 2.4 x 1.2 in.), excluding projections
Weight Approx. 230 g (8.1 oz) with battery and memory card but without body cap; approx. 190 g (6.7 oz), camera body only
Operating environment
Temperature 0°C-40°C (+32°F-104°F)
Humidity 85% or less (no condensation)
  • Unless otherwise stated, all figures are for a camera with a fully-charged battery operating at the temperature specified by the Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA): 23 ±3 °C (73.4 ±5.4 °F).
  • Nikon reserves the right to change the specifications of the hardware and software described in this page at any time and without prior notice. Nikon will not be held liable for damages that may result from any mistakes that this page may contain.

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