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Type Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lenses
Lens Mount Nikon 1 mount
Picture Angle Approx. 2.7x lens focal length (Nikon CX format)
Effective Pixels 14.2 million
Sensor Size 13.2mm x 8.8mm
Image Sensor Format CX
Image Sensor Type CMOS
Total Pixels 15.13 million
Dust-reduction system Dust Shield
Image Area (pixels) Normal Panorama, horizontal pan (40:7 aspect ratio)
4,800 x 920
Normal Panorama - vertical pan (8:25 aspect ratio)
1,536 x 4,800
Wide Panorama - horizontal pan (80:7 aspect ratio)
9,600 x 920
Wide Panorama - vertical pan (4:25 aspect ratio)
1,536 x 9,600
Still Images (3:2 aspect ratio)
4,608 x 3,072 
3,456 x 2,304 
2,304 x 1,536
Still images (taken during movie recording; aspect ratio 3:2)
4,608 x 3,072 (1080/60i, 1080/30p) 
1,280 x 856 (720/60p, 720/30p)
Motion Snapshot (16:9 aspect ratio)
4,608 x 2,592
File Format Compressed 12-bit NEF (RAW) 
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 Standard 
Neutral 
Vivid 
Monochrome 
Portrait 
Landscape 
Selected Picture Control can be modified 
User-customizable Settings
Storage Media SD 
SDHC 
SDXC
Card Slot 1 Secure Digital (SD)
File System Compliant with DCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0 
DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) 
EXIF 2.3 (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras) 
PictBridge
Viewfinder LCD
Lens Aperture electronically controlled
Shutter Type Electronic Shutter
Fastest Shutter Speed 1/16,000 sec.
Slowest Shutter Speed 30 sec.
Flash Sync Speed Up to 1/60 sec.
Bulb Shutter Setting Yes
Shutter Release Modes Single-frame [S] mode 
Continuous 
Self-timer mode
Frame Advance Rate Approx. 5, 15, 30, or 60 fps
Top Continuous Shooting Speed at full resolution 15 frames per second  with AF; 30/60 fps with focus locked on first frame
Self-timer 2, 5, 10 sec. Timer duration electronically controlled
Remote Control Modes WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter
Exposure Metering System 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 select focus area
Exposure Modes Programmed Auto with flexible Program (P) 
Shutter-Priority Auto (S) 
Aperture-Priority Auto (A) 
Manual (M) 
Scene Auto Selector
Scene Modes Portrait 
Landscape 
Night Landscape 
Night Portrait 
Close-up 
Auto
Shooting Modes Advanced movie mode (includes slow motion) 
Auto Photo mode 
Best Moment Capture mode (includes Slow View and Smart Photo Selector) 
Creative mode (including: P, S, A, M, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Backlighting, Soft, Miniature Effect, and Selective Color) 
Motion Snapshot (16:9)
Exposure Compensation ±3 EV in increments of 1/3EV
Exposure Lock Luminosity locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
ISO Sensitivity 160- 6400
Active D-Lighting On 
Off
Autofocus System Hybrid autofocus (phase detection/contrast-detect AF) 
AF-assist illuminator
AF-area mode Single-point AF: 135 focus areas; the center 73 areas support phase-detection AF 
Auto-area AF: 41 focus areas 
Subject tracking 
Face-priority AF
Focus Lock Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single AF)
Focus Modes Auto (AF) 
Auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A) 
Single-Servo AF (AF-S) 
Continuous-Servo (AF-C) 
Full-time Servo (AF-F) 
Manual Focus (MF)
Built-in Flash Yes
Guide Number 5/16 (m/ft ISO 100, 20°C/68°F) Approx. 
At ISO 160, Guide Number is approx. (6.3/20.7)
Flash Control i-TTL flash control using image sensor available
Flash Mode Auto 
Auto with red-eye reduction 
Fill-flash 
Fill-flash with slow sync 
Red-eye reduction 
Red-eye reduction with slow sync 
Rear curtain sync 
Rear curtain with slow sync 
Slow sync with red-eye reduction 
Off
Flash Compensation -3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Flash-ready indicator Lights when built-in flash unit is fully charged
White Balance Auto 
Incandescent 
Fluorescent 
Direct Sunlight 
Flash 
Cloudy 
Shade 
Preset Manual 
Underwater 
All except preset manual with fine tuning
Movie Metering TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
Movie Metering Method Matrix 
Center-weighted: Meters 4.5 mm circle in center of frame 
Spot: Meters 2 mm circle centered on select focus area
Movie File Format MOV
Movie Video Compression H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Movie Audio recording format AAC
Movie Audio recording device Built-in stereo microphone; sensitivity adjustable
Movie HD: 1920 x 1080/60i 
HD: 1920 x 1080/30p 
HD: 1280 x 720/60p 
HD: 1280 x 720/30p 
Slow-motion: 640 x 240/400fps 
Slow-motion: 320 x 120/1200fps 
Motion Snapshot: 1920 x 1080/60p (plays at 24p) 
Audio file format: ACC 
Movie file format: MOV
Monitor Size 3.0 in. diagonal
Monitor Resolution 921,000 Dots
Monitor Type TFT-LCD with brightness adjustment
Interface USB: Hi-speed USB 
HDMI output: Type C mini-pin HDMI connector
Supported Languages Arabic 
Bengali 
Chinese (Simplified and Traditional) 
Czech 
Danish 
Dutch 
English 
Finnish 
French 
German 
Greek 
Hindi 
Hungarian 
Indonesian 
Italian 
Japanese 
Korean 
Norwegian 
Polish 
Portuguese (European and Brazilian) 
Romanian 
Russian 
Spanish 
Swedish 
Tamil 
Thai 
Turkish 
Ukrainian 
Vietnamese
Date, Time and Daylight Savings Time Settings Yes
World Time Setting Yes
Battery / Batteries EN-EL20 Lithium-ion Battery
Battery Life (shots per charge) 220 shots (CIPA)
AC Adapter EH-5b AC Adapter 
Requires EP-5C Power Supply Connector
Tripod Socket 1/4 in.
Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth) 4.0 in. ( 101 mm) x 2.4 in. ( 60.5 mm) x 1.1 in. ( 28.8 mm)
Excluding projections.
Approx. Weight 7.1 oz. ( 201 g)
camera body only
Operating Environment 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C) 
Less than 85% humidity (no condensation)
Supplied Accessories EN-EL20 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
MH-27 Battery Charger
UC-E15 USB Cable
BF-N1000 Body Cap
AN-N1000 Strap
ViewNX 2
Short Movie Creator CD
User's Manual
Reference Manual CD

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