Nikon D700 SLR Review

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D700 Major Features:

  • 12.1-Megapixel effective FX format CMOS image sensor
  • EXPEED Image Processing System
  • Continuous capture @ 5fps
  • Type G or D AF NIKKOR: All functions supported, DX AF NIKKOR: All functions supported except FX-format (36x24)/image size, AF NIKKOR other than type G or D*2: All functions supported except 3D Color Matrix Metering II, AI-P NIKKOR: All functions supported except auto-focus and 3D Color Matrix Metering II, Non-CPU AI NIKKOR: Can be used in exposure modes A and M; electronic rangefinder can be used if maximum aperture is f/5.6 or faster; Color Matrix Metering and aperture value display supported if user provides lens data
  • Compressed RAW, JPEG and TIFF file formats
  • Program AE, Shutter-priority, Aperture-priority and Manual exposure modes
  • Scene Recognition System recognizes colors and light patterns to determine the subject and the type of scene being photographed
  • Fast, accurate 51-point AF with 3D Focus Tracking: Exacting autofocus precision, plus three Dynamic AF modes
  • 1,005-segment (pixel) metering sensor also helps improve the accuracy of AF, AE and Auto White Balance functions
  • Active D-Lighting mode helps produce broader tone reproduction in both low and high contrast areas
  • Shutter speeds from 1/8,000 to 30 seconds, flash sync up to 1/250
  • Autofocus TTL phase detection, 51 focus points (15 cross-type sensors) by Nikon Multi-CAM 3500FX autofocus module; Detection: -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100 at 20�C/68�F); AF fine adjustment possible. AF-assist illuminator (range approx. 1.6-9.8 ft./0.5-3.0m)
  • 3.0-inch color LCD with 170-degree viewing angle and 920,000 pixels
  • Two 'Live View' modes (tripod or handheld)
  • Onscreen menu for Playback, Shooting, Custom functions and Setup
  • ISO sensitivity from 200 to 3200 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV steps with additional settings up to 1 EV (100 - 6400)
  • Expanded ISO: Lo-1 (ISO 100 equivalent), in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV, Hi-1 (ISO-12,800 equivalent), in 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV steps, Hi-2 (ISO-25,600 equivalent), 1 EV step
  • Noise Reduction for long exposures, High ISO Noise Reduction for ISO 400 and above
  • i-TTL with the SB-800 and SB-600 Speedlights for Nikon�s Creative Lighting System compatibility
  • CompactFlash Type II storage (UDMA Compliant)
  • Selectable video output with NTSC or PAL format
  • USB 2.0 hi-speed data and control interface
  • HDMI High Definition output (choose 480p - 1080i output)
  • High-capacity Li-ion battery for up to 1000 shots per charge (CIPA)
  • Support for the Wireless Transmitter WT-4


The D700 is bundled with the EN-EL3e Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, MH-18a Quick Charger, UC-E4 USB Cable, EG-D100 Video Cable, AN-D700 Camera Strap, BF-1A Body Cap, BS-1 Accessory Shoe Cover, BM-9 LCD Monitor Cover, Software Suite CD-ROM. It is available now with an MSRP of $2,999.95.

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