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Nikon D90

Nikon D90

The Nikon D90 is a mid-range 12MP DX format camera that brings many advanced features at an affordable price. This was the first DSLR to support HD movie mode (1080 x 720 px).

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Purchase Link: Buy Now at B&H Photo!
List Price (USA): $899
In Production: Yes
Launch Date: August 2008
Megapixels: 12.3
Format: DX (APS-C)
Sensor Type: CMOS
Max. Resolution (pixels): 4288 x 2848
Low-Pass Filter: Yes
Sensor Dimensions (mm): 23.6 x 15.8
Min. ISO: 200
Max. ISO: 3200
Expanded ISO Range: 100-6400
ISO Adjustment Steps: 1EV, 1/2EV, 1/3EV
Still File Formats: JPEG, 12-bit RAW, RAW+
Dust Removal Support: Yes
Shooting Modes: Full Auto, Program (P), Aperture Priority (A), Shutter Priority (S), Manual (M), Bulb (B), Auto (No Flash), Scene
Additional Features: In-Camera Retouching, Custom Picture Control, Active-D Lighting
Processor: EXPEED
Minimum Shutter Speed (s): 30
Maximum Shutter Speed (s): 1/4000
Shutter Life (actuations): 100,000
Max. Burst (FPS): 4.5
JPEG Buffer Size: 100
RAW Buffer Size: 11
Release Modes: Single-Frame, Continuous Lo, Continuous Hi, Self-Timer
LCD Screen Size ("): 3.0
LCD Screen Resolution (dots): 920,000
Electronic Level/Horizon: No
Live View Mode: Yes
Viewfinder Type: Pentaprism
Viewfinder Magnification (x): 0.94
Viewfinder Frame Coverage (%): 96
Metering Sensor: 420 pixel RGB sensor
Auto Metering Modes: Matrix, Center-Weighted, Spot
Meter Operating Range (EV): 0 to 20
Exposure Compensation Range (EV): -5 to 5
Exposure Compensation Steps: 1EV, 1/2EV, 1/3EV
Auto Bracking Frames: 2, 3
Auto Bracketing Modes: Exposure, White Balance
White Balance Modes: Auto, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Daylight, Shade, Incandescent, Manual Color Temperature
Primary AF Type: Phase Detect Autofocus
AF Sensor: Multi-CAM 1000
AF Modes: Single-Servo AF, Continuous AF, 3D Tracking
AF Points: 11
AF Operating Range (EV): -1 to 19
Screwdrive AF Support: Yes
Live View Autofocus: Contrast Detect
Face Detection Support: Yes
Movie Mode: Yes
Movie File Formats: AVI
Built-In Microphone: Mono
External Microphone: No
Video Framerates (Size/FPS): 720p/24, VGA/24
Video Autofocus: N/A
Manual Video Controls: Exposure Compensation
Maximum Video Lenth (min): 20
Built-In Flash: Yes
Flash Sync Speed (s): 1/200
Flash Compensation Range (EV): -3 to 1
Supported Flash Modes: Red-Eye Reduction, Slow-Speed Sync, Rear-Curtain Sync
Hotshoe: Yes
Mount Type: Nikon F Mount
Number of Media Slots: 1
Compatible Card Types: SD, SDHC
Width (mm): 132
Height (mm): 103
Depth (mm): 77
Weight (g): 620
Connectivity: USB 2, Remote Terminal, Mini HDMI
Battery Grip: Yes
Battery Model: EN-EL3e
Battery Life (Frames): 850
Power Adapter Support: Yes
Weather Sealing: No
Included Accessories: EN-EL3e Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
MH-18a Quick Charger
DK-5 Eyepiece Cap
DK-21 Rubber Eyecup
UC-E4 USB Cable
EG-D2 Audio Video Cable
AN-DC1 Camera Strap
BM-10 LCD Monitor Cover
Body Cap
BS-1 Accessory Shoe Cover
Software Suite CD-ROM
Other Notes: Max. 5-minute video recording in HD, other formats 20 minutes
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3 Reviews

It's still one the best cameras out there.

I have use the d90 for years now, it is a very good entry level Digital camera.

Used this for a couple of years, very nice and good for my needs, but I'm upgrading to D7000 because I need better support for AI and AI-S lenses