Camera type Large SLR"  
Camera Image sensor
Maximum resolution 4256 x 2832  
Image ratio width:height 5:4, 3:2  
Operational pixels 12.1 megapixels  
Photo detector sensors 12.9 megapixels  
Image sensor size Full frame (36 x 23.9 mm)  
Image sensor type CMOS  
Processor Expeed  
Camera Image
ISO value 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 (100-102400 with boost)  
White bal presets 12  
Custom white bal modes Yes (4)  
Stabilization type No  
Uncompressed format type RAW + TIFF  
JPEG compression levels Fine, Normal, Basic  
Focusing and Optics
Autofocus type Contrast Detect (sensor), Phase Detect, Multi-area, Selective single-point, Single, Continuous, Face Detection, Live View  
Digital image zoom No  
Manual focus ability Yes  
Number of focus positions 51  
Camera mount Nikon F mount  
Focal length multiplier 1  
Monitor and viewfinder
Pivoting LCD Fixed  
Monitor size 3"  
Screen resolution 921,000  
Touch screen interface No  
Live view LCD Yes  
Viewfinder style Optical (pentaprism)  
Viewfinder coverage 100 %  
Viewfinder magnification 0.7  
Photography highlights
Slowest shutter speed 30 sec  
Fastest shutter speed 1/8000 sec  
Aperture priority mode Yes  
Shutter priority mode Yes  
Manual exposure setting Yes  
Scene modes No  
Flash built-in No  
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe plus Sync connector)  
Flash mode settings Front curtain, Rear curtain, Red-Eye, Slow Sync  
Continuous shooting Yes (9 - 11 fps)  
Self-timing device Yes (2 to 20 sec)  
Metering mode settings Multi, Center-weighted, Spot  
Exposure compensation 5 EV (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)  
Auto exposure bracketing 3 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)  
White balance bracketing Yes (2 to 9 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis))  
Videography highlights
File formats MotionJPEG  
Audio channels Stereo  
Video clips Yes (1280 x 720 (24 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps), 320 x 216 (24 fps))  
HD Modes 1280 x 720 (24 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps), 320 x 216 (24 fps)  
Frames per second1280 x 720 (24 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps), 320 x 216 (24 fps)  
Media storage
Storage devices Compact Flash (Type I or II) x 2, UDMA  
Included storage None  
Multiple Device Connections
USB port USB 2.0 (480Mbit/sec)  
HDMI interface Yes  
Wireless connectivity None  
Remote ability Yes  
Physical features
Environmental sealing Yes (Water and dust resistant)  
Power Battery Pack  
Battery type Lithium-Ion EN-EL4a rechargeable battery & charger  
Battery life cycle 4200  
Overall weight 1240 g (2.73 lb / 43.74 oz)  
Overall dimensions 160 x 157 x 88 mm (6.3 x 6.18 x 3.46")  
Additional features
Built-in orientation sensor Yes  
Interval recording Yes  
Global Positioning System Optional