• DX format
  • 24.2 mega-pixels
  • 100-25600 ISO
  • EXPEED 4
  • 39 AF points
  • 5 fps
  • 60p Full HD
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Touch
    screen
  • Vari-angle monitor
  • Special
    Effects
Type
Type Single-lens reflex digital camera
Lens mount Nikon F mount (with AF contacts)
Effective angle of view Nikon DX format; focal length equivalent to approx. 1.5x that of lenses with FX-format angle of view
Effective pixels
Effective pixels 24.2 million
Image sensor
Image sensor 23.5 x 15.6 mm CMOS sensor
Total pixels 24.78 million
Dust-reduction system Image Sensor Cleaning, Image Dust Off reference data (Capture NX-D software required)
Storage
Image size (pixels)
  • 6000 x 4000 [L]
  • 4496 x 3000 [M]
  • 2992 x 2000 [S]
File format
  • NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, compressed
  • JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1:4), normal (approx. 1:8) or basic (approx. 1:16) compression
  • NEF (RAW)+JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats
Picture Control system Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape, Flat; selected Picture Control can be modified; storage for custom Picture Controls
Media SD (Secure Digital) and UHS-I compliant SDHC and SDXC memory cards
File system DCF 2.0, DPOF, Exif 2.3, PictBridge
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Eye-level pentamirror single-lens reflex viewfinder
Frame coverage Approx. 95% horizontal and 95% vertical
Magnification Approx. 0.82x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, -1.0 m-1)
Eyepoint 17 mm (-1.0 m-1; from center surface of viewfinder eyepiece lens)
Diopter adjustment -1.7 to +0.5 m-1
Focusing screen Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen
Reflex mirror Quick return
Lens aperture Instant return, electronically controlled
Lens
Compatible lenses Autofocus is available with AF-S and AF-I lenses; autofocus is not available with other type G and D lenses, AF lenses (IX NIKKOR and lenses for the F3AF are not supported), and AI-P lenses; non-CPU lenses can be used in mode M, but the camera exposure meter will not function

The electronic rangefinder can be used with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster

Shutter
Type Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter
Speed 1/4000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV; Bulb; Time
Flash sync speed X=1/200 s; synchronizes with shutter at 1/200 s or slower
Release
Release mode Single frame, continuous low, continuous high, quiet shutter release, self-timer, delayed remote; ML-L3, quick-response remote; ML-L3
Interval timer photography supported
Frame advance rate
  • Continuous low : Up to 3 fps
  • Continuous high : Up to 5 fps (JPEG and 12-bit NEF/RAW) or 4 fps (14-bit NEF/RAW)

Note: Frame rates assume continuous-servo AF, manual or shutter-priority auto exposure, a shutter speed of 1/250 s or faster, Release selected for Custom Setting a1 (AF-C priority selection), and other settings at default values

Self-timer 2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1 to 9 exposures
Exposure
Metering TTL exposure metering using 2016-pixel RGB sensor
Metering method
  • Matrix: 3D color matrix metering II (type G, E and D lenses); color matrix metering II (other CPU lenses)
  • Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 8-mm circle in center of frame
  • Spot: Meters 3.5-mm circle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point
Range
(ISO 100, f/1.4 lens, 20°C/68°F)
  • Matrix or center-weighted metering: 0 to 20 EV
  • Spot metering: 2 to 20 EV
Exposure meter coupling CPU
Exposure mode Auto modes (auto; auto, flash off); programmed auto with flexible program (P); shutter-priority auto (S); aperture-priority auto (A); manual (M); scene modes (portrait; landscape; child; sports; close up; night portrait; night landscape; party/indoor; beach/snow; sunset; dusk/dawn; pet portrait; candlelight; blossom; autumn colors; food); special effects modes (night vision; super vivid; pop; photo illustration; toy camera effect; miniature effect; selective color; silhouette; high key; low key)
Exposure compensation Can be adjusted by -5 to +5 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV in P, S, A, M, SCENE and night vision modes
Exposure bracketing 3 shots in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
Exposure lock Luminosity locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) ISO 100 to 25600 in steps of 1/3 EV; auto ISO sensitivity control available
Active D-Lighting Auto, extra high, high, normal, low, off
ADL bracketing 2 shots
Focus
Autofocus Nikon Multi-CAM 4800DX autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection, 39 focus points (including 9 cross-type sensors), and AF-assist illuminator (range approx. 0.5 to 3 m/1 ft 8 in. to 9 ft 10 in.)
Detection range -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100, 20°C/68°F)
Lens servo
  • Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous-servo AF (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A); predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status
  • Manual focus (MF): Electronic rangefinder can be used
Focus point Can be selected from 39 or 11 focus points
AF-area mode Single-point AF, 9-, 21- or 39-point dynamic-area AF, 3D-tracking, auto-area AF
Focus lock Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing AE-L/AF-L button
Flash
Built-in flash
  • Auto, portrait, child, close-up, night portrait, party/indoor, pet portrait, vivid, pop, photo illustration, toy camera effect: Auto flash with auto pop-up
  • P, S, A, M, food: Manual pop-up with button release
Guide number Approx. 12/39, 12/39 with manual flash (m/ft, ISO 100, 20°C/68°F)
Flash control TTL: i-TTL flash control using 2016-pixel RGB sensor is available with built-in flash; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix and center-weighted metering, standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR with spot metering
Flash mode Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with red-eye reduction, fill-flash, red-eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync with red-eye reduction, rear-curtain with slow sync, rear-curtain sync, off
Flash compensation Can be adjusted by -3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV in P, S, A, M and SCENE modes
Flash-ready indicator Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit is fully charged; blinks after flash is fired at full output
Accessory shoe ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock
Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS) Advanced Wireless Lighting supported with SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700 or SB-500 as a master flash or SU-800 as commander; Flash Color Information Communication supported with all CLS-compatible flash units
Sync terminal AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (available separately)
White balance
White balance Auto, incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual, all except preset manual with fine-tuning
White balance bracketing 3 shots in steps of 1
Live view
Lens servo
  • Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); full-time-servo AF (AF-F)
  • Manual focus (MF)
AF-area mode Face-priority AF, wide-area AF, normal-area AF, subject-tracking AF
Autofocus Contrast-detect AF anywhere in frame (camera selects focus point automatically when face-priority AF or subject-tracking AF is selected)
Automatic scene selection Available in auto and auto flash off modes
Movie
Metering TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
Metering method Matrix
Frame size (pixels) and frame rate
  • 1920 x 1080, 60p (progressive)/50p/30p/25p/24p, ★high/normal
  • 1280 x 720, 60p/50p, ★high/normal
  • 640 x 424, 30p/25p, ★high/normal
Frame rates of 30p (actual frame rate 29.97 fps) and 60p (actual frame rate 59.94 fps) are available when NTSC is selected for video mode; 25p and 50p are available when PAL is selected for video mode; actual frame rate when 24p is selected is 23.976 fps
File format MOV
Video compression H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Audio recording format Linear PCM
Audio recording device Built-in or external stereo microphone; sensitivity adjustable
Maximum length 29 min. 59 s (20 min. in 1920 x 1080; 60p/50p, 3 min. in miniature effect mode)
ISO sensitivity ISO 100 to 25600
Monitor
Monitor 8.1-cm/3.2-in. (3:2), approx. 1037k-dot (720 x 480 x 3 =1036800 dots), TFT vari-angle LCD touch screen with 170° viewing angle, approx. 100% frame coverage, brightness adjustment and eye-sensor controlled on/off
Playback
Playback Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 12 or 80 images or calendar) playback with playback zoom, movie playback, photo and/or movie slide shows, histogram display, highlights, photo information, location data display, auto image rotation, picture rating and image comment (up to 36 characters)
Interface
USB Hi-Speed USB; connection to built-in USB port is recommended
Video output NTSC, PAL
HDMI output Type C HDMI connector
Accessory terminal Wireless remote controllers: WR-1, WR-R10 (available separately)
Remote cord: MC-DC2 (available separately)
GPS units: GP-1/GP-1A (available separately)
Audio input Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5-mm diameter); supports optional ME-1 Stereo Microphone
Wireless
Standards IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g
Communications protocols
  • IEEE 802.11b: DSSS/CCK
  • IEEE 802.11g: OFDM
Operating frequency 2412 to 2462 MHz (channels 1 to 11)
Range (line of sight) Approx. 30 m/98 ft (assumes no interference; range may vary with signal strength and presence or absence of obstacles)
Data rate 54 Mbps; maximum logical data rates according to IEEE standard; actual rates may differ
Security
  • Authentication: Open system, WPA2-PSK
  • Encryption: AES
Wireless setup Supports WPS
Access protocols Infrastructure
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 (Portugal and Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Power source
Battery One EN-EL14a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
AC adapter EH-5b AC Adapter; requires EP-5A Power Connector (available separately)
Tripod socket
Tripod socket 1/4 in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions / weight
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 124 x 97 x 70 mm/4.9 x 3.9 x 2.8 in.
Weight Approx. 470 g/1 lb 0.6 oz with battery and memory card but without body cap; approx. 420 g/1 lb 14.9 oz (camera body only)
Operating environment
Operating environment Temperature: 0 to 40°C/32 to 104°F; humidity: 85% or less (no condensation)
Accessories
Supplied accessories (may differ by country or area) EN-EL14a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, MH-24 Battery Charger, DK-25 Rubber Eyecup, UC-E23 USB Cable, EG-CP16 Audio/Video Cable, AN-DC3 Camera Strap, BF-1B Body Cap
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