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Effective pixels
Effective pixels
16.2 million
Image sensor
Image sensor
23.6 x 15.6 mm Nikon DX format CMOS; approx. 16.93 million total pixels
Lens
Lens
NIKKOR lens (7 elements in 5 groups)
Focal length
18.5 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 28 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
Maximum aperture
f/2.8
Autofocus (AF)
Autofocus (AF)
Contrast-detect AF
Focus range
Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) - infinity; approx. 10 cm (4 in.) - infinity in macro autofocus mode. All distances measured from center of front surface of lens
Focus-area selection
Face-priority, normal area, wide area and subject-tracking AF
Monitor
Monitor
7.5 cm/3-in., approx. 921k-dot, TFT LCD with a wide viewing angle, anti-reflection coating, and 9-level brightness adjustment
Frame coverage
Approx. 100% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)
Storage
Media
SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards
File system
DCF, Exif 2.3, DPOF, and PictBridge compliant
File formats
Still pictures: JPEG, RAW (NEF; a proprietary Nikon format)
Movie recording: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: Linear stereo PCM)
Image size (pixels)
Image size (pixels)
Still pictures: L (4928 x 3264), M (3696 x 2448), S (2464 x 1632)
Movie recording: 1920 x 1080 pixels (30p/25p/24p), 1280 x 720 pixels (30p/25p/24p)
ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)
ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)
ISO 100 - 3200; can be adjusted using ISO sensitivity to 6400, Hi 0.3 (ISO 8000 equivalent), Hi 0.7 (ISO 10000 equivalent), Hi 1 (ISO 12800 equivalent), and Hi 2 (ISO 25600 equivalent)
Exposure
Metering mode
Matrix, center-weighted, or spot
Exposure control
Auto, scene, programmed auto with flexible program, shutter-priority auto, aperture-priority auto, manual with exposure bracketing and exposure compensation (±5 EV [photos] or ±2 EV [movies] in steps of 1/3 EV), U1 (user settings 1), U2 (user settings 2)
Shutter
Shutter
Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
Speed
1/2000 to 30 s; bulb and time available in mode M (time requires optional ML-L3 remote control)
Aperture
Aperture
Electronically-controlled 7-blade iris diaphragm
Range
19 steps of 1/3 EV
Self-timer
Self-timer
Choose from durations of approx. 20, 10, 5 and 2 seconds
Built-in flash
Range
Approx. 0.5 - 11.5 m/1 ft 8 in. - 37 ft (mode , auto ISO)
Flash control
TTL auto flash with monitor pre-flashes; manual flash control available; Guide Number approx. 6/21, or 6/22 when fired in manual mode at full power (ISO 100, m/ft, 23°C/73.4°F)
Flash compensation
Flash compensation
-3 - +1 EV in steps of 1/3 EV
Accessory shoe
Accessory shoe
ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock
Interface
Interface
Hi-Speed USB
Data transfer protocol
PTP
HDMI output
HDMI output
Auto, 480p, 576p, 720p, 1080i
I/O terminals
I/O terminals
  • Digital connector (USB)
  • HDMI mini connector (Type C)
  • Accessory terminal
Supported languages
Supported languages
Arabic, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, European Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish
Power sources
Power sources
  • One EN-EL20 Rechargeable Li-ion battery (supplied)
  • EH-5b AC Adapter; requires EP-5C Power Connector (available separately)
Battery life*1
Battery life
Still pictures: approx. 230 shots with EN-EL20
Movie recording (endurance for movie recording)*2: approx. 1 hour and 10 minutes with EN-EL20
Tripod socket
Tripod socket
1/4 (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 111.0 x 64.3 x 40.3 mm (4.4 x 2.6 x 1.6 in.) excluding projections
Weight
Weight
Approx. 299 g (10.6 oz), including battery and memory card
Operating environment
Temperature
0°C - 40°C (32°F - 104°F)
Humidity
85% or less (no condensation)
Supplied accessories
Supplied accessories
EN-EL20 Rechargeable Li-ion battery, MH-27 Battery Charger, UC-E16 USB Cable, Camera Strap, BS-1 Accessory Shoe Cover, ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
  • Unless otherwise stated, all figures assume a fully-charged battery and an ambient temperature of 23 ±3°C (73.4 ±5.4°F) as specified by the Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA).
  • *1Figures based on the Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) standards for measuring the endurance of camera batteries. Performance for still pictures measured under the following test conditions: image quality set to JPEG normal, image size set to Large (4928 x 3264), and flash fired with every other shot. Movie recording time assumes movie settings of 1920 x 1080; 30p or 1920 x 1080; 25p. Performance varies with the condition of the battery, temperature, the interval between shots, and the length of time menus are displayed.
  • *2Individual movies can be up to 20 minutes or 29 minutes 59 seconds long; recording may end before these limits are reached if the camera temperature rises.

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