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Type Single-lens reflex digital camera
Lens Mount Nikon F bayonet mount
Image Sensor
Picture Angle Nikon FX format
Effective Pixels 24.3 million
Sensor Size 35.9 mm x 24.0 mm
Image Sensor Format FX
Image Sensor Type CMOS
Total Pixels 24.7 million
Dust-reduction system Image sensor cleaning
Dust-Off Reference Photo Yes
Image Area (pixels) FX-format
(L) 6,016 x 4,016 
(M) 4,512 x 3,008
(S) 3,008 x 2,008 
DX-format
(L) 3,936 x 2,624 
(M) 2,944 x 1,968
(S) 1,968 x 1,312
File System
File Format Still Images JPEG: JPEG-Baseline Compliant; can be selected from Size Priority and Optimal Quality
JPEG: JPEG-Baseline Compliant with fine (approx 1:4), Normal (approx 1:8) or Basic (approx 1:16) Compression
NEF (RAW): Lossless compressed, compressed 12 or 14 bit
Storage Media SD
SDHC
SDXC
Card Slot 2 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
Viewfinder Eye-level Pentaprism Single-Lens Reflex Viewfinder
Viewfinder Frame Coverage FX (36x24): 100% Horizontal and 100% Vertical (Approx.)
DX (24x16): 97% Horizontal and 97% Vertical (Approx.)
Viewfinder Magnification 0.70x (Approx.)
Viewfinder Eyepoint 20.6mm (-1.0m¯¹)
Viewfinder Diopter Adjustment Built-in diopter adjustment (-3 to +1 m¯¹)
Reflex Mirror Quick-return type
Mirror Lock Up Yes
Lens
Lens Aperture Instant-return type
Depth-of-field Control Yes
Lens Compatibility at a Glance*** AF-S or AF lenses fully compatible
Metering with AI lenses
Compatible Lenses AF NIKKOR lenses, including type G and D lenses (some restrictions apply to PC lenses) and DX lenses (using DX 24 x 16 1.5x image area), AI-P NIKKOR lenses, and non-CPU AI lenses (A and M modes only). 
IX NIKKOR lenses, lenses for the F3AF, and non-AI lenses cannot be used.
Shutter
Shutter Type Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane
Shutter Speed 1/4000 to 30 sec. 
Bulb
Fastest Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec.
Slowest Shutter Speed 30 sec.
Flash Sync Speed Up to 1/200 sec.
Synchronizes with shutter at 1/250s or slower
Bulb Shutter Setting Yes
Shutter Release Modes Continuous low-speed [CL] mode; 1-5 frames per second
Continuous high-speed [CH] mode; 6 frames per second
Mirror-up [Mup] mode
Quiet Shutter Release
Quiet Continuous Release
Remote Control
Self-timer Mode
Single-frame [S] mode
Continuous Shooting Options FX-format
CH: Up to 6 frames per second
CL: Up to 1-5 frames per second
Top Continuous Shooting Speed at full resolution 6 frames per second
Self-timer 2, 5, 10, 20 sec.
Timer duration electronically controlled
Exposure
Exposure Metering System TTL exposure metering using 2,016-pixel RGB sensor
Metering Method Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 12 mm circle in center of frame
Matrix: 3D color matrix metering II (type G and D lenses); color matrix metering II (other CPU lenses)
Spot: Meters 4 mm circle (about 1.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point
Metering Range 0 to 20 EV (3D color matrix or center-weighted metering)
0 to 20 EV (spot metering)
Exposure Meter Coupling CPU
AI
Exposure Modes Aperture-Priority (A)
Manual (M)
Programmed auto with flexible program (P)
Shutter-Priority Auto (S)
Exposure Compensation ±5 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
Exposure Bracketing 2 to 3 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1 or 2 EV
Exposure Lock Yes
Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity ISO 100 -6400
Lo-1 (ISO 50)
Hi-1 (ISO 12,800)
Hi-2 (ISO 25,600)
Lowest Standard ISO Sensitivity 100
Highest Standard ISO Sensitivity 6400
Lowest Expanded ISO Sensitivity Lo-1 (ISO 50 equivalent)
Highest Expanded ISO Sensitivity Hi-2 (ISO 25,600 equivalent)
Expanded ISO Sensitivity Options Hi-1 (ISO 12,800 equivalent)
Hi-2 (ISO 25,600 equivalent)
Long Exposure Noise Reduction Yes
High ISO Noise Reduction Low
Normal
High
Off
Active D-Lighting Auto
Extra High
High
Normal
Low
Off
D-Lighting Bracketing 2 frames using selected value for one frame
3-5 frames using preset values for all frames
Focus/Autofocus
Picture Control Landscape
Monochrome
Neutral
Portrait
Standard
User-customizable Settings
Vivid
Single-point AF Mode Yes
Dynamic AF Mode
Number of AF points: 9, 21, 39 and 39 (3D-tracking)
Auto-area AF Mode Yes
Autofocus System Nikon Multi-CAM 4800 autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection
Detection Range -1 to 19 EV (ISO 100, 68°F/20°C)
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
AF-area mode 9, 21 or 39 point Dynamic-area AF
Auto-area AF
Single-point AF
3D-tracking (39 points)
Focus Lock Focus can be locked by pressing AE-L/AF-L button
Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF)
Focus Modes Auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A)
Continuous-servo (AF-C)
Face-Priority AF available in Live View only and D-Movie only
Full-time Servo (AF-A) available in Live View only
Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder
Normal area
Single-servo AF (AF-S)
Wide area
Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points 39
Autofocus Sensitivity -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100, 20°C/68°F)
Autofocus Fine Tune Yes
Flash
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Bracketing 2 to 3 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1 or 2 EV
Built-in Flash Distance 39 ft. (ISO 100)
X-Sync Speed 1/200
Top FP High Speed Sync Up to 1/4000
Flash Control TTL: i-TTL flash control using 2,016-pixel RGB sensor are available with built-in flash and SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, SB-600, SB-400 or SB-300; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix and center-weighting metering, standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR with spot metering
Flash Sync Modes Front-curtain sync (normal)
Rear-curtain sync
Red-Eye reduction
Red-Eye reduction with slow sync
Slow sync
Flash Compensation -3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
Flash-ready indicator Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit such as SB-910, SB-900, SB-400, SB-80DX, SB-28DX or SB-50DX is fully charged
Accessory Shoe Yes
Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS) Built-in flash Commander Mode
CLS Supported
White Balance
White Balance Auto (2 types)
Choose color temperature (2500K-10000K)
Cloudy
Direct Sunlight
Flash
Fluorescent (7 types)
Incandescent
Preset manual (up to 4 values can be stored)
Shade
White Balance Bracketing 2 or 3 exposures
Live View
Live View Shooting Photography Live View Mode 
Movie Live View Mode
Live View Lens servo Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); full-time-servo AF (AF-F)
Manual focus (MF)
Live View AF-area mode Face-priority AF
Wide-area AF
Normal-area AF
Subject-tracking AF
Live View Autofocus Contrast-detect AF anywhere in frame (camera selects focus point automatically when face-priority AF or subject-tracking AF is selected)
Live View Scene Auto Selector Auto mode
Auto (flash off) mode
Movie
Movie Metering TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
Movie Maximum recording time 20 minutes at highest quality
29 minutes 59 seconds at normal quality
Movie File Format MOV
Movie Video Compression H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Movie Audio recording format Linear PCM
Movie HD 1,920x1,080 / 30 fps
HD 1,920x1,080 / 25 fps
HD 1,920x1,080 / 24 fps
HD 1,280x720 / 60 fps
HD 1,280x720 / 50 fps
HD 1,280x720 / 30 fps
HD 1,280x720 / 25 fps
Movie Audio Built-in microphone, monaural
External stereo microphone (optional)
Monitor
Monitor Size 3.2 in. diagonal
Monitor Resolution 921,000 Dots
Monitor Type Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD
Monitor Angle of View 170-degree wide-viewing angle
Monitor Adjustments Brightness, 5 levels
Brightness control using ambient brightness sensor
Virtual Horizon Camera Indicator Yes
Playback
Playback Functions Auto Image Rotation
Full-Frame and Thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar)
Highlights
Histogram Display
Image Comment 
Movie Playback
Movie Slideshow
Playback with Zoom
Slideshow
In-Camera Image Editing Color Balance
Color Outline
Color Sketch
D-Lighting
Distortion Control
Edit Movie
Filter Effects
Fisheye
Image Overlay
Miniature Effect
Monochrome
NEF (RAW) Processing
Perspective Control
Quick Retouch
Red-Eye Correction
Resize
Selective Color
Side-by-Side Comparison
Straighten
Trim
Image Comment Yes
Interface
Interface Accessory Terminal: Remote Cord: MC-DC2 (available separately); GPS unit: GP-1 (available separately)
HDMI output: Type C mini-pin HDMI connector
Headphone Connector
Hi-speed USB
Stereo Microphone Input
Wi-Fi Functionality Eye-Fi Compatible
WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter
GPS GP-1 GPS unit
GP-1A GPS unit
Save/Load Camera settings
Menus
Total Custom Settings 50
My Menu Yes with customization
Recent Settings Yes
Supported Languages Arabic
Brazilian Portuguese
Chinese (Simplified and Traditional)
Czech
Danish
Dutch
English
Finnish
French
German
Greek
Hindi
Hungarian
Indonesian
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Norweigan
Polish
Portuguese
Romanian
Russian
Spanish
Swedish
Thai
Turkish
Ukrainian
Date, Time and Daylight Savings Time Settings Yes
World Time Setting Yes
Power
Battery / Batteries EN-EL15 Lithium-ion Battery
Battery Life (shots per charge) 900 shots (CIPA)
AC Adapter EH-5b AC Adapter
Requires EP-5B Power Supply Connector
Battery Charger MH-25 Quick Charger
Miscellaneous
Tripod Socket 1/4 in.
Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth) 5.6 in. (141 mm) x 4.4 in. (113 mm) x 3.2 in. (82 mm)
Approx. Weight 26.8 oz. (760 g)camera body only
Operating Environment 0-40 °C (+32-104 °F)

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