Nikon D5000

Judged on its own merits, the D5000 is a great digital SLR for those wanting something a bit better than the entry-level D60 model, and equals or betters a lot of the performance specifications of the D90.


Audio

Built-in microphone
Yes

Battery

Battery type(s)
Lithium ion
Battery Charger
AC Adapter

Camera

Optical sensor
CMOS
Light sensitivity
Auto ISO, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO 1600, ISO 3200, ISO 6400
Megapixels
12.3 megapixels
LCD display size
2.7 inch

Connectivity

PC Connection
USB

General

Camera Type
Digital SLR
Dimensions (H x W x D)
104 x 127 x 80 mm
Weight
560 g

Still images

Still image format
RAW + JPEG
Still image resolution (max)
4288 x 2848 pixels

Video

Video capture format(s)
AVI (Motion JPEG)
Video capture resolution(s)
1280 x 720 pixels
Video capture speed
24 fps

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User Reviews / Comments  Nikon D5000

  • JohnnyW

    JohnnyW

    "Awesome camera! Takes amazing shots and feels great in hand."

  • AMa

    AMa

    "hey Guys i just want to kno wich one is better. the d5000 or d3100
    PLZ answer me fast"

  • Alex

    Alex

    Rating10

    "Very Good Camera, I was lucky to find out before buying the canon 500d for its larger megapixel size, that the actual sensor of the 500d was smaller and not as good as the nikon sensor... I thank D..."

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