Type: Semi-professional digital SLR with Nikon F (D-type) bayonet lens mount
Focusing: Automatic via 51-point wide-area system using phase-detection type CCD sensor with 15 cross-type arrays. Focus points may be selected manually or automatically and either as single points or in groups (9/21/51). Points re-orientated for vertical shooting. One-shot and continuous modes both with a predictive function. 3D Tracking mode. Sensitivity range is EV -2 - 19 (ISO 100). AF assist provided by built-in illuminator. AF micro-adjustment for individual lenses (up to 20). Contrast-detection AF in live view and video modes.
Metering: 91,000 pixels RGB ‘3D Color Matrix III’, centre-weighted average (with variable diameter weighting – 8.0mm, 15mm or 20mm), spot (4.0mm/1.5%), and i-TTL flash via 1005-pixel sensor. Metering ranges are; 3D Color Matrix and C/W average = EV 0 to 20, spot = EV 2 to 20 (f1.4/ISO 100).
Exposure Modes: Continuously-variable program with shift, shutter-priority auto, aperture-priority auto, metered manual, i-TTL auto flash and manual flash.
Shutter: Electronically-controlled, vertical travel, focal plane type, 30-1/8000 second plus ‘B’. Flash sync to 1/250 second. Exposure compensation up to +/-5.0 EV in 1/3, ½ or one stop increments.
Viewfinder: Coverage = 100% vertical/horizontal. Magnification = 0.70x (50mm lens at infinity). LCD displays and LED focus point indicators. Standard focusing screen has AF zones and on-demand grid lines. Eyepiece strength adjustment and built-in shutter provided.
Flash: Built-in pop-up unit with GN 12 power (ISO 100). Auto, fill-in, red-eye reduction, front/rear sync and slow speed sync modes. Commander mode for wireless TTL control of compatible external flash units. External flash units connect via hotshoe or PC terminal. Flash compensation range of -3.0 to +1.0 EV in 1/3, ½ or one stop increments. Manual control down to 1/128 of full power.
Additional Features: Magnesium alloy bodyshell sealed against dust and moisture, auto exposure bracketing (up to nine frames), depth-of-field preview, AE lock, flash compensation, all exposure adjustments in 1/3, ½ or full stops; variable delay & multi shot self-timer (two to 20 seconds, up to nine frames), mirror lock-up, quiet and silent shutter modes, two external LCD read-out panels with built-in illumination, audible signals, wired remote control terminal, wireless remote control, 54 custom functions.
Sensor: 36.8 million pixels CMOS with 35.9x24.0 mm area. Sensitivity equivalent to ISO 100-6400 (extendable to ISO 50 and 25,600).
Focal Length Increase: None.
Formats/Resolution: Three JPEG compression settings (1:4, 1:8 and 1:16), and lossless compressed, compressed or uncompressed RAW files. Three resolution settings at 3:2 aspect ratio; 7360x4912, 5520x3680 and 3680x2456 pixels. Three resolution settings at 1.2x image size (30x20 mm); 6144x4080, 4608x30560 and 3072x2040 pixels. Three resolution settings at 5:4 (30x24 mm); 6144x4912, 4608x3680 and 3072x2456 pixels. Three resolution settings in ‘DX’ format (24x16 mm); 4800x3200, 3600x2400 and 2400x1600 pixels. Additionally, still images can be captured in the movie mode in the ‘FX’ and ‘DX’ formats and the 16:9 aspect ratio, again at three resolution settings. RAW (NEF) images are captured at 7360x4912 pixels, in either 36-bit or 42-bit RGB colour. RAW+JPEG capture is possible (with all JPEG compression levels). TIFF (RGB) capture at 7360x4912, 5520x3680 or 3680x2456 pixels.
Video Recording: Full HD = 1920x1080 pixels at 25 or 24 fps (PAL, progressive) and 16:9 aspect ratio. HD = 1280x720 pixels at 50 or 25 fps (progressive) and 16:9 aspect ratio. SD = 640x480 pixels at 25 fps and 4:3. MPEG 4 AVC/H .264 compression. ‘FX’ or ‘DX’ frame formats. Mono sound recording with auto/manual adjustable levels. Stereo microphone input and headphone output provided. Clip duration limited to 29 minutes and 59 seconds at normal quality (12 Mbps) up to 20 minutes at high quality (24 Mbps). File size limit is 4.0 GB.
Video Features: Index marking, power aperture control (preset only), time lapse recording, auto flicker detection, uncompressed 8-bit output via HDMI connection.
Recording Media: Two slots for CompactFlash (UDMA-7 compliant) and SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-1 compliant) memory cards. Overflow, Backup and RAW Primary, JPEG Secondary file management modes.
Continuous Shooting: Up to 56 frames at 4.0 fps in JPEG/large/fine mode, up to 20 frames in RAW mode (14-bit, lossless compressed). Low speed continuous shooting mode can be set from 1.0 to 4.0 fps. Up to 100 JPEG/large/fine frames at 5.0 fps is possible when shooting in the ‘DX’ format.
White Balance: TTL measurements using 91,000 pixels RGB metering sensor. Auto/manual control with 12 presets and four custom settings. White balance fine-tuning available for AWB and all presets plus manual colour temperature setting (2500-10,000 degrees Kelvin, in ten degree increments or mired units) and white balance bracketing (up to nine frames). Warm AWB setting maintains a warmer hue under incandescent lighting.
Interfaces: USB 3.0, HDMI output (Type C), 3.5mm stereo audio input, 3.5mm stereo audio input.
Additional Digital Features: Active sensor cleaning, dual-axis ‘virtual horizon’ display, live view functions (with contrast-detection AF), 8.1 cm LCD monitor (921,600 pixels resolution) with histogram displays (brightness and/or RGB channels) and highlight alert; ‘Active D-Lighting’ contrast control (Auto, Low, Normal, High, Extra High), ADL bracketing, six ‘Picture Control’ presets (Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape), adjustable ‘Picture Control’ parameters (Sharpening, Contrast, Brightness, Saturation, Hue), B&W filters and toning
effects, nine user-defined ‘Picture Control’ modes, multiple exposure facility (up to ten frames with Auto Gain), intervalometer, HDR multi-shot capture (Smoothing: High/Normal/Low, Exposure Differention: 1/2/3 EV), sRGB and Adobe RGB colour spaces, long exposure noise reduction (Off, On), high ISO noise reduction (Off, Low, Normal, High), auto ISO with auto minimum shutter speed control, auto distortion control (Off, On), vignetting correction (Off, Low, Normal, High), image comments input (up to 36 characters), auto image orientation, adjustable image display time, slide show, 4/9/72 thumbnail displays, playback zoom (up to 46x in ‘FX’ format), in-camera editing functions (D-Lighting, Red-Eye Correction, Trim, Monochrome, Filter Effects, Colour Balance, Image Overlay, RAW Processing, Resize, Quick Retouch, Straighten, Distortion Control, Fish-eye, Colour Outline, Colour Sketch, Perspective Control, Miniature Effect, Select Colour, Edit Movie). May be fitted with optional WT-4 wireless data transmitter and GP-1 GPS receiver.
Power: One 7.0 volt, 1900 mAh rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack (EN-EL15 type). Optional MB-D12 battery grip accepts EN-EL15 or EL18 li-ion packs or eight AA-size batteries (alkaline, NiMH or lithium).
Dimensions: (WxHxD): Body only = 146.0x123.0x81.5 mm.
Weight: Body only = 900 grams (without battery pack or memory card).