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Nikon Digital SLR Body Comparison Chart - Current models in production

Armando Heredia (Covey22) on May 24, 2012


Keywords: comparison, charts, nikon

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Body
D300s D90 D5100 D7000 D3000 D3100 D3200 D600 D700 D800 D3X D4

AF DSLRs

Nikon D300s Nikon D90 Nikon D5100 D7000 D3000 D3100 D3200 Nikon D700 D800 Nikon D3x Nikon D4
Price USD
when brand new,
body only
$1,800
$850
$850
(with 18-55mm lens kit)
$1500
(with 18-55mm lens kit)
$530
(with 18-55mm lens kit)
$700
(with 18-55mm lens kit)
$700
$2,100
$2,900
$3,000
$8,000
$6,000
Sensor 23.6 x 15.8 mm CMOS DX
13.1 total megapixels
12.3 effective megapixels
23.6 x 15.8mm RGB CMOS DX
12.9 total megapixels
12.3 effective megapixels
23.6 x 15.8mm RGB CMOS DX
16.9 total megapixels
16.2 effective megapixels
23.6 x 15.6 mm CMOS DX
16.9 total megapixels
16.2 effective megapixels
23.6 x 15.8mm CCD DX sensor
12.9 total megapixels
10.2 effective mnegapixels
 
23.1 x 15.4mm CMOS DX sensor
14.8 total megapixels
14.2 effective megapixels
23.2 x 15.4mm CMOS DX sensor
24.7 total megapixels
24.2 effective megapixels
35.9 x 24.0mm RGB CMOS FX
24.7 total megapixels
24.3 effective megapixels
36.0 x 23.9mm RGB CMOS, FX
12.87 total megapixels
12.1 effective megapixels
35.9 x 24mm RGB CMOS FX
36.8 total megapixels
36.3 effective megapixels
35.9 x 24mm RGB CMOS, FX
25.72 total megapixels
24.5 effective megapixels
36.0 x 23.9mm RGB CMOS FX
16.6 total megapixels
16.2 effective megapixels
Image Size
in pixels
[L] 4,288 x 2,848
[M] 3,216 x 2,136
[S] 2,144 x 1,424

[L] 4,288 x 2,848
[M] 3,216 x 2,136
[S] 2,144 x 1,424

[L] 4,928 × 3,264
[M] 3,696 × 2,448
[S] 2,464 × 1,632
[L] 4,928 × 3,264 
[M] 3,696 × 2,448
[S] 2,464 × 1,632
[L] 3,872 x 2,592
[M] 2,896 x 1,944
[S] 1,936 x 1,296
[L] 4,608 x 3,072
[M] 3,456 x 2,304
[S] 2,304 x 1,536
[L] 6,016 x 4,000
[M] 4,512 x 3,000
[S] 3,080 x 2,000

FX format (36 x 24):
L] 6,016 x 4,016
[M] 4,512 x 3,008
[S] 3,080 x 2,008

DX format (24 x 16):
[L] 3,936 x 2624
[M] 2,944 x 1,968
[S] 1,968 x 1,312

Movie Frame sizes and frame rate:
1280 x 720 at 30, 25, 24 fps
1280 x 720 at 60, 50, 30, 25, 24 fps, all in MOV file format

 

FX format (36 x 24): 
[L] 4,256 x 2,832
[M] 3,184 x 2,120
[S] 2,128 x 1,416

DX format (24 x 16):
[L] 2,784 x 1,848
[M] 2,080 x 1,384
[S] 1,392 x 920

FX format (36 x 24): 
[L] 7,360 x 4,912
[M] 5,520 x 3,680
[S] 3,680 x 2,456

DX format (24 x 16):
[L] 4,800 x 3,200
[M] 3,600 x 2,400
[S] 2,400 x 1,600

Movie Frame sizes and frame rate:
1280 x 720 at 30 fps
1280 x 720 at 60 fps
1920 x 1080 at 24 fps
1920 x 1080 at 30 fps
all in MOV file format 

 

FX format (36 x 24): 
[L] 6048 x 4,032
[M] 4,544 x 3,024
[S] 3,024 x 2,016

DX format (24 x 16):
[L] 3,968 x 2,640
[M] 2,976 x 1,976
[S] 1,984 x 1,320

5:4 "Portrait" format (30 x 24): 
[L] 5,056 x 4,032
[M] 3,792 x 3,024
[S] 2,528 x 2,016

FX format (36 x 24): 
[L] 4,928 x 3,280
[M] 3,696 x 2,456
[S] 2,464 x 1,640

1.2X Crop (30x20)
[L] 4,096 x 2,720 
[M] 3,072 x 2,040 
[S] 2,048 x 1,360

DX format (24 x 16):
[L] 3,200 x 2,128
[M] 2,400 x 1,592
[S] 1,600 x 1,064

5:4 "Portrait" format (30 x 24): 
[L] 4,096 x 3,280
[M] 3,072 x 2,456
[S] 2,048 x 1,360

Sensitivity ISO 200 to 3200 in steps of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV. 
Can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7 or 1 EV (ISO 100 equivalent) below ISO 200 or to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7 or 1 EV (ISO 6400 equivalent) above ISO 3200
ISO 200 to 3200 in steps of 1/3 EV, can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.7 or 1 EV (ISO 100 equivalent) below ISO 200, or to approx. 0.3, 0.7 or 1 EV (ISO 6400 equivalent) over ISO 3200, ISO sensitivity auto control available ISO 100 to 6400 in steps of 1/3 EV; can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.7, 1 or 2 EV
(ISO 25600 equivalent) above ISO 6400; auto ISO sensitivity control available
ISO 100 to 6400 in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV; can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1 or 2 EV (ISO 25600 equivalent) above ISO 6400; auto ISO sensitivity control available (Recommended Exposure Index) ISO 100 to 1600 in steps of 1 EV. Can also be set to approx. 1 EV above ISO 1600 (ISO 3200 equivalent), auto ISO sensitivity control available ISO 100 to 3200 in steps of 1 EV; can also be set to approx. 1 EV above ISO 3200 (ISO 6400 equivalent) or to approx. 2 EV above ISO 3200 (ISO 12800 equivalent); auto ISO sensitivity control available ISO 100 to 6400 in steps of 1 EV; can also be set to Hi-1 to approx. ISO 12800 equivalent); auto ISO sensitivity control available ISO 100 to 6400 in steps of 1 EV; Lo-1 ISO 50 equivalent
Hi-1 ISO 12,800 equivalent
Hi-2 ISO 25,600 equivalent
A auto ISO sensitivity control available
ISO 200 to 6400 in steps of 1/3, 1/2, or 1 EV; can be set to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, or 1 (ISO 100 equivalent) EV below ISO 200, or to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1 (ISO 12800 equivalent), or 2 (ISO 25600 equivalent) EV over ISO 6400 ISO 200 to 6400 in steps of 1/3, 1/2, or 1 EV; can be set to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, or 1 (ISO 50 equivalent) EV below ISO 100, or to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1 (ISO 12800 equivalent), or 2 (ISO 25600 equivalent) EV over ISO 6400); auto ISO sensitivity control available ISO 100 to 1600 in steps of 1/3, 1/2, or 1 EV; can be set to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, or 1 EV (ISO
50 equivalent) below ISO 100, or to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1, or 2 EV (ISO 6400 equivalent)
over ISO 1600
ISO 200 to 12800 in steps of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV; can also be set to Lo-1 (ISO 50 equivalent), Hi-1 (ISO 25,600 equivalent), Hi-2 (ISO 51,200 equivalent), Hi-3 (ISO 102,400 equivalent) and Hi-4 (ISO 204,800 equivalent); auto ISO sensitivity control available
Storage

Type I CompactFlash memory cards (UDMA compliant); and SD memory cards, SDHC compliant.
Dual card slots
 .

SD Memory Card, SDHC compliant SD (Secure Digital), SDHC and SDXC memory cards SD (Secure Digital), SDHC and SDXC memory cards. Dual slots.
Slot 2 can be used for overflow or backup storage or for separate storage of copies
created using NEF+JPEG; pictures can be copied between cards
SD Memory Card, SDHC compliant SD (Secure Digital), SDHC and SDXC memory cards SD (Secure Digital), SDHC and SDXC memory cards SD (Secure Digital), SDHC and SDXC memory cards CompactFlash (Type I/II, compliant with UDMA); Microdrives SD (Secure Digital) and UHS-I compliant SDHC and SDXC memoery cards; Type I CampactFlash memory cards (UDMA compliant) CompactFlash (Type I/II, compliant with UDMA); Microdrives
Double slot. Slot 2 can be used for overflow or backup storage or for separate storage of NEF (RAW)
and JPEG images
CompactFlash (Type I, compliant with UDMA) and 1 XQD memory type card
Double Slot Slot 2 can be used for overflow or backup storage or for separate storage of NEF (RAW) and JPEG images; pictures can be copied between cards
Shooting Modes 1) S (Single frame)
2 ) 
CL (Continuous-low speed) 
3) CH (Continuous high-speed)
4) Q (Quiet shutter release) 
5) Self-timer
6) MUP (Mirror up)
1) Single-frame 
2) Continuous low speed (1-4 fps)
3) Continuous high speed (4.5 fps)
4) Self-timer
5) Delayed remote
6) Quick-response
1) Single-frame 
2) Continuous low speed (1-4 fps)
3) Self-timer (2, 5, 10 & 20 sec)
4) Delayed remote
5) Quick-response
6) Quiet shutter release

1) S (single frame)
2) CL (continuous low speed)
3) CH (continuous high speed)
4) Q (quiet shutter release)
5) Self-timer
6) Remote control
7) MUP (mirror up)

1) Single-frame 
2) Continuous 
3) Self-timer 
4) Delayed remote
5) Quick-response
1) Single-frame [S] Mode
2) Continuous 
3) Self-timer 
4) Quiet-release

1) Continuous 
2) Delayed remote
3) Quick Response Remote Mode 
4) Quiet shutter-release
5) 
Self-timer mode
4) Single-frame [S] Mode

1) Continuous low-speed [CL] mode; 1-5 frames per econd
2) Continuous high-Speed [CH] mode; 5.5 frames per second 

3) Mirror-Up [Mup] mode
4) Quiet Shutter Release
5) Self-timer mode

6) Single-frame [S] Mode

1) Single-frame [S] mode
2) Continuous Low-speed [CL] mode
3) Continuous High-speed [CH] mode
4) Live View [LV] mode
5) Self-timer [mark] mode
6) Mirror-up [Mup] mode
1) Single-frame [S] mode
2) Continuous Low-speed [CL] mode
3) Continuous High-speed [CH] mode
4) Quiet Shutter release [Q] mode
5) Self-timer [mark] mode
6) Mirror-up [Mup] mode
1) Single-frame [S] mode
2) Continuous Low-speed [CL] mode
3) Continuous High-speed
[CH] mode: 5fps (5-7 fps with DX format)
4) Live View [LV] mode
5) Self-timer [ ] mode
6) Mirror-up [Mup] mode

1) Single-frame [S] mode
2) Continuous Low-speed [CL] mode: 1-10 fps
3) Continuous High-speed [CH] mode: 10 fps, 11 with AE/AF lock on first frame
4) Quiet Shutter-release mode [Q]
5) Self-timer [ ] mode
6) Mirror-up [Mup] mode

Live View modes: Tripod and Handheld, Virtual Horizon and Remote (using PC and Picture Control software)

White Balance 1) Auto (TTL white-balance with main image sensor and 1,005 segment RGB sensor)
2) Incandescent
3) Fluorescent (7 options)
4) Direct sunlight
5) Flash
6) Cloudy
7) Shade
8) Pre-set manual
9) Color temperature setting
1) Auto (TTL white-balance with main image sensor and 420-pixel RGB sensor) 
2) 12 manual modes with fine-tuning; color temperature setting; preset manual white balance
3) White balance bracketing 2 or 3 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3
1) Auto, incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset, manual, all except preset manual with fine tuning
2) White balance bracketing 3 frames in steps of 1
Auto (2 types), Incandescent, Fluorescent (7 types), Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade,
preset manual (up to 5 values can be stored), choose color temperature (2,500K to 10,000 K), all with fine tuning; white balance bracketing: 2 to 3 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3
Auto (TTL white-balance with main image sensor and 420-pixel RGB sensor), incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual, all except preset manual with fine turning. Auto, incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual, all except preset manual with fine tuning.

Auto,
Cloudy
Direct Sunlight
Flash
Fluorescent (7 types)
Incandescent, 
Preset manual, 
Shade

Auto
Choose color temperature 
Cloudy
Direct Sunlight
Flash
Fluorescent (7 types)
Incandescent, 
Preset manual (up to 4 values) 
Shade
• Auto (TTL white balance with main image sensor and 1,005-pixel RGB sensor);
• Seven manual modes can be preset with fine-tuning; color temperature setting; white
balance bracketing: 2 to 9 exposures in increments of 1, 2 or 3

• Auto (2 types);
• Incandescent;
• Fluorescent (7 types)
• Direct sunlight
• Flash
• Cloudy
• Shade
• Preset Manual (up to 4 values can be stored);
 Color temperature setting (2,500 K to 10,000 K) 
• Fine tuning available for all options above

• Auto (TTL white balance with main image sensor and 1,005-pixel RGB sensor)
• Seven manual modes can be preset with fine-tuning; color temperature setting; white
balance bracketing: 2 to 9 exposures in increments of 1, 2 or 3
• Auto (TTL white balance with main image sensor and 91,000-pixel RGB sensor),
• Incandescent, Fluorescent (7 options), Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, preset manual (up to 4 values can be stored), and color temperature setting (2,500 K to 10,000 K), all with fine tuning

• White Balance Bracketing 2 to 9 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3 EV
Color Setting & adjustment sRGB, Adobe RGB modes Auto and six manual settings:
Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Monochrome and the newly added Portrait and Landscape
Auto modes (auto; auto [flash off]); programmed auto with flexible program (P); shutter-priority auto (S); aperture-priority auto (A); manual (M); scene modes (portrait; landscape; child; sports; close up; night portrait; night landscape; party/indoor; beach/snow; u sunset; dusk/dawn; pet portrait; candlelight; blossom; autumn colors; food); special effects modes ( night vision; color sketch; ( miniature effect; selective color; silhouette; high key; low key) Auto (auto; auto [flash off]), Scene (Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close up, Night portrait, Night landscape, Party/indoor, Beach/snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Pet portrait, Candlelight, Blossom, Autumn colors, Food, Silhouette, High key, Low key), programmed
auto with flexible program (P), shutter-priority auto (S), aperture-priority auto (A), manual (M), U1 (user settings 1), U2 (user settings 2)
Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape; selected Picture Control can be modified Auto modes (auto, auto [flash off]); scene modes (portrait; landscape; child; sports; close up; night portrait); programmed auto with flexible program (P); shutter-priority auto (S); aperture-priority auto (A); manual (M) Auto modes (auto, auto [flash off]); scene modes (portrait; landscape; child; sports; close up; night portrait) Auto (auto; auto [flash off]), scene (portrait, landscape, child, sports, close up, night portrait, night landscape, party/indoor, beach/snow, sunset, dusk/dawn, pet portrait, candlelight, blossom, autumn colors, food, silhouette, high key, low key), programmed auto with flexible program (P), shutter-priority auto (S), aperture-priority auto (A), manual (M), U1 (user settings 1), U2 (user settings 2)

Auto and seven Seven manual modes can be preset with fine-tuning; color temperature setting; white balance bracketing: 2 to 9 exposures in increments of 1, 2 or 3

Auto and manual modes can be preset with fine-tuning; color temperature setting; white balance bracketing: 2 to 9 exposures in increments of 1, 2 or 3 EV sRGB, Adobe RGB modes sRGB, Adobe RGB modes
LCD Monitor 3-in., approx. 920,000-dot (VGA), low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with 170° viewing angle, approx. 100% frame coverage and brightness adjustment 3-in., 920,000-dot, low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with 170° viewing angle, approx. 100% frame coverage, and brightness adjustment 3-in./7.5-cm, approx. 921k-dot (VGA), vari-angle low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with 170° viewing angle, approx. 100% frame coverage, and brightness adjustment 3-in. (7.5-cm), approx. 921k-dot (VGA), low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with 170° viewing angle, approx. 100% frame coverage, and brightness adjustment 3-in., 230 k-dot TFT LCD with brightness adjustment 3-in., approx. 230 k-dot TFT LCD with brightness adjustment 3-in., 921,000-dot , 160-degree wide-viewing-angle with brightness adjustment 3,2-in., 921,000-dot , 170-degree wide-viewing-angle with brightness adjustment using ambient brightness sensort 3-in., 920,000-dot (VGA), 170-degree wide-viewing-angle, 100% frame coverage, low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with brightness adjustment 3.2-in. diagonal, 921,000-dot (VGA), 170-degree wide-viewing-angle, 100% frame coverage, low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with 5 brightness levels adjustment 3-in., approx. 920,000-dot (VGA), 170-degree wide-viewing-angle, 100% frame coverage, low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with brightness adjustment 3.2-in., approx. 921,000-dot (VGA), 170-degree wide-viewing-angle, 100% frame coverage, low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with brightness adjustment
Viewfinder Eye-level pentaprism type; built-in diopter adjustment (-2 to +1 m-1)
Eyepoint: 19.5 mm (-1.0 m-1)
Focusing screen: Type B BriteView clear matte screen Mark II with AF area brackets (grid lines can be displayed) 
Viewfinder Frame coverage: Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical
Viewfinder Magnification: Approx. 0.94 x (50mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, -1.0 m-1)
Fixed eye-level pentaprism; bult-in diopter adjustment (-2 to +1 m-1)
Focusing screen Type B BriteView Clear Matte screen Mark II with focus frame (framing grid can be displayed)
Frame coverage approx. 96% (horizontal & vertical)
Magnification approx. 0.94x with 50mm f/1.4 lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1
Fixed eye-level pentamirror; bult-in diopter adjustment (-1.7 to +0.7 m-1)
Focusing screen Type B BriteView Clear Matte screen Mark VII with focus frame (framing grid can be displayed)
Frame coverage approx. 95% (horizontal & vertical)
Magnification approx. 0.78x with 50mm f/1.4 lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1
Fixed eye-level pentaprism single-lens reflex viewfinder; built-in diopter adjustment (-3 to +1 m-1)
Focusing screen Type B BriteView Clear Matte screen Mark II with AF area brackets (framing grid can be displayed)
Frame coverage Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical
Magnification Approx. 0.94x with 50mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, -1.0 m-1
Fixed eye-level pentamirror; bult-in diopter adjustment (-1.7 to +0.5 m-1)
Focusing screen Type B BriteView Clear Matte screen Mark V with focus frame (framing grid can be displayed)
Frame coverage approx. 95% (horizontal & vertical)
Magnification approx. 0.80x with 50mm f/1.4 lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1
Fixed eye-level pentamirror single-lens reflex viewfinder; built-in diopter adjustment (-1.7 to +0.5 m-1)
Focusing screen Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen
Frame coverage Approx. 95% horizontal and 95% vertical
Magnifi cation Approx. 0.8x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infi nity, -1.0 m-1)
Fixed eye-level pentamirror single-lens reflex viewfinder; built-in diopter adjustment (-1.7 to +0.5 m-1)
Focusing screen Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen
Frame coverage Approx. 95% horizontal and 95% vertical
Magnification Approx. 0.75x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infi nity, -1.0 m-1)
SLR-type with fixed eye-level pentaprism
Eyepoint 21 mm (-1.0 m-1)
Focusing Screen Type B BriteView Clear Matte VIII screen with superimposed AF area brackets and displayable framing grid lines
Frame coverage approx. 100% (vertical & horizontal)
Approx. 0.7x with 50mm lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1

 

Fixed eye-level pentaprism; built-in
diopter ddjustment -3 to +1 m-1
Eyepoint 18 mm (-1.0 m-1)
Focusing Screen Type B BriteView Clear Matte VI screen with superimposed AF points and framing grid lines
Frame coverage approx. 95% (vertical & horizontal)
Magnification approx. 0.72x with 50mm lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1

SLR-type with fixed eye-level pentaprism
Diopter Adjustment -3 to +1 m-1
Eyepoint 17 mm (-1.0 m-1)
Focusing Screen Type B BriteView Clear Matte VIII screen with superimposed AF area brackets and framing grid lines
Frame coverage approx. 97% (vertical & horizontal)
Approx. 0.7x with 50mm lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1
SLR-type with fixed eye-level pentaprism; Built-in diopter adjustment (-3 to +1m-1)
Eyepoint 18mm (at -1.0m-1).
Type-B BrightView Clear Matte Screen VI and optional Type-E Focusing Screen VI with grid.
Viewfinder Frame Coverage Approx. 100%
Magnification approx. 0.7x with 50mm f/1.4 lens set to infinity and -1.0m-1.
 
SLR-type with fixed eye-level pentaprism; Built-in diopter adjustment (-3 to +1m-1)
Eyepoint 18mm (at -1.0m-1).
Type-B BrightView Clear Matte Screen VIII with AF brackets and grid lines can be displayed
Viewfinder Frame Coverage Approx. 100%
Magnification approx. 0.7x with 50mm f/1.4 lens set to infinity and -1.0m-1.
 
Built-in Flash Yes.
GN = 12m/39ft for ISO 100, or 
GN = 17m/56ft for ISO 200
Sensitivity range ISO 200-3200
Yes.
GN = 12m/39ft for ISO 100 Approx. 13m/43ft with manual flash
Auto, Portrait, Close-up, Night Portrait modes: Auto flash with auto pop-up
P, S, A, M: Manual pop-up with button release
Yes.
GN = 12m/39ft for ISO 100 Approx. 13m/43ft with manual flash
Auto, Portrait, Close-up, Night Portrait, Party/indoors, Pet portrait modes: Auto flash with auto pop-up
P, S, A, M, Food: Manual pop-up with button release
Yes.
GN = 12m/39ft for ISO 100
Approx. 12m/39ft with manual flash 
Auto, Portrait, Close-up, Night Portrait, Party/indoors, Pet portrait modes: Auto flash with auto pop-up
P, S, A, M, Food: Manual pop-up with button release
Yes.
GN = 12m/39ft for ISO 100 
Auto, Portrait, Close-up, Night Portrait, Auto flash with auto pop-up; P, S, A, M, Manual pop-up with button release
Yes.
GN = Approx. 12m/39ft, 13m/43ft with manual flash for ISO 100
Auto, Portrait, Child, Close up, Night portrait: Auto flash with auto pop-up; P, S, A, M: Manual pop-up with button release
Yes.
GN = Approx. 12m/39ft, 13m/43ft with manual flash for ISO 100
Auto, Portrait, Child, Close up, Night portrait: Auto flash with auto pop-up; P, S, A, M: Manual pop-up with button release
Yes.
GN = Approx. 12m/39ft, 12m/39ft with manual flash for ISO 100

Auto, Portrait, Child, Close up, Night portrait: Auto flash with auto pop-up; P, S, A, M: Manual pop-up with button release

Yes. Manual pop-up type 
GN = 17m/56ft for ISO 200 or 12m/39ft for ISO 100

Yes. Manual pop-up type 
GN = 12m/39ft for ISO 100
No No
Flash Sync X-Contact, sync up to 1/250 sec; syncs with shutters to 1/320
1) Front curtain sync
2) Slow sync 
3) Rear-curtain sync
4) Red-eye reduction 
5) Red-eye reduction with slow sync
X-contact; sync up to 1/200 sec.
1) Auto 
2) Fill-in flash 
3) Red-eye Reduction 
4) Red-eye Reduction with Slow Sync 
5) Slow Sync
6) Rear-curtain Sync
7) Off
 

Sync Terminal Adapter AS-15 (optional) 
1) Auto
2) Aauto with red-eye reduction
3) Aauto slow sync
4 Aauto slow sync with red-eye reduction
5) Fill-flash
6) Rred-eye reduction
6) Slow sync
7) Sslow sync with red-eye reduction,
8) Rear-curtain with slow sync 
9) Rear-curtain sync
10) Off

X-contact; sync up to 1/200 sec.
1) Auto 
2) Auto with red-eye reduction 
3) Fill-in flash 
4) Auto slow Sync
5) Auto slow sync with red-eye reduction

6) Rear-curtain with slow sync

X-contact; sync up to 1/200 sec.
1) Auto
2) Auto with red-eye reduction 
3) Fill-flash 
4) Auto slow sync 
5) Auto slow sync with red-eye correction and 
6) Rear curtain with slow sync
1) Auto
2) Auto with red-eye reduction 
3) Fill-flash 
4) Auto slow sync 
5) Auto slow sync with red-eye correction and 
6) Rear curtain with slow sync
Sync adapter AS-15 (optional)
X-contact; sync up to 1/200 sec.
1) Auto
2) Auto with red-eye reduction 
3) Fill-flash 
4) Auto slow sync 
5) Auto slow sync with red-eye correction and 
6) Rear curtain with slow sync
1) Auto
2) Auto with red-eye reduction
3) Auto slow sync 
4) Auto slow sync with red-eye reduction 
5) Fill-flash
6) Red-eye reduction 
7) Slow sync
8) Slow sync with red-eye reduction 
9) Rrear-curtain with slow sync 
10) Rrear-curtain sync
11) Off
12) Aauto FP high-speed sync supported
X-Contact, synch up to 1/250 sec
1) Front-curtain sync (normal sync)
2) Slow sync
3) Rear-curtain sync
4) Red-eye reduction,
5) Red-eye reduction with slow sync
 
X-Contact, synch up to 1/250 sec
1) Front-curtain sync (normal sync)
2) Slow sync
3) Rear-curtain sync
4) Red-eye reduction,
5) Red-eye reduction with slow sync 
Auto FP high-speed sync supported
X-Contact, synch up to 1/250 sec
1) Front-curtain sync (normal sync)
2) Slow sync
3) Rear-curtain sync
4) Red-eye reduction,
5) Red-eye reduction with slow sync

X-Contact, synch up to 1/250 sec
1) Front-curtain sync (normal sync)
2) Slow sync
3) Slow rear-curtain sync 

4) Rear-curtain sync
5) Red-eye reduction,
6) Red-eye reduction with slow sync

Speedlight Control 1) TTL: i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR using 1,005-segment RGB sensor are available with built-in flash and SB-900, SB-800, SB-600 or SB-400
2) Auto aperture: Available with SB-800 and CPU lens
3) Non-TTL auto: Supported flash units include SB-900, SB-800, 28, 27 and 22s
4) Range-priority manual: Available with SB-800 and SB-900
1) TTL: i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR using 420-pixel RGB sensor are available with built-in flash, SB-900, SB-800, SB-600 or SB-400
2) Auto aperture: Available with SB-900, SB-800 and CPU lenses
3) Non-TTL auto: Supported flash units include SB-900, SB-800, SB-28, SB-27 or SB-22s
4) Range-priority manual: Available with SB-900 and SB-800
1) TTL: i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR using 420-pixel RGB sensor are available with built-in flash, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, SB-600 or SB-400 (i-TTL balanced fill-flash is available when matrix or center-weighted metering
is selected) 
2) Auto aperture: Available with SB-900/SB-800 and CPU lens 
3) Non-TTL auto: Supported flash units include SB-900, SB-800, SB-80DX, SB-28DX, SB-28, SB-27 and SB-22S 
4) Distance-priority manual: Available with SB-900, SB-800 and SB-700
1) TTL: i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR using 2,016-pixel
RGB sensor are available with built-in flash and SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, SB-600 or SB-400 (i-TTL balanced fill-flash is available when matrix or center-weighted metering is selected) 
2) Auto aperture: Available with SB-900/SB-800 and CPU lens 
3) Non-TTL auto: Supported flash units include SB-900, SB-800, SB-28, SB-27 and SB-22S
4) Range-priority manual: Available with SB-900, SB-800 and SB-700
1) TTL: i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR using 420-pixel RGB sensor are available
with built-in flash and SB-900, SB-800, SB-600, or SB-400 (i-TTL balanced fill-flash is available when matrix
or center-weighted metering is selected)
2) Auto aperture: Available with SB-900/SB-800 and CPU lens
3) Non-TTL auto: Supported flash units include SB-900, SB-800, SB-80DX, SB-28DX, SB-28, SB-27, and SB-22S
4) Range-priority manual: Available with SB-900 and SB-800
1) TTL: i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard i-TTL fl ash for digital SLR using 420-pixel RGB sensor are available with built-in flash and SB-900, SB-800, SB-600, or SB-400 (i-TTL balanced fi ll-fl ash is available when matrix or center-weighted metering is selected)
2) Auto aperture: Available with SB-900/SB-800 and CPU lens
3) Non-TTL auto: Supported fl ash units include SB-900, SB-800, SB-80DX, SB-28DX, SB-28, SB-27, and SB-22S
4) Range-priority manual: Available with SB-900 and SB-800
1) TTL: i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard i-TTL fl ash for digital SLR using 420-pixel RGB sensor are available with built-in flash and SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, S-600, or SB-400 (i-TTL balanced fi ll-fl ash is available when matrix or center-weighted metering is selected)
2) Auto aperture: Available with SB-900/SB-800 and CPU lens
3) Non-TTL auto: Supported fl ash units include SB-900, SB-800, SB-80DX, SB-28DX, SB-28, SB-27, and SB-22S
4) Range-priority manual: Available with SB-910, Sb-900 and SB-800
1) TTL: i-TTL flash control using 2,016-pixel RGB sensor is available with built-in flash and
SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, SB-600 or SB-400; i-TTL 
2) Balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix and center-weighted metering, 
3) standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR with spot metering
1) TTL flash control with 1,005-pixel RGB sensor; i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard
i-TTL fill-flash available with SB-900, 800, 600 or 400
2) Auto aperture (AA): Available with SB-900, 800 and CPU lens
3) Non-TTL auto (A): Available with SB-900, 800, 28, 27 or 22s
4) Distance-priority manual (GN): Available with SB-900, 800
1) TTL: i-TTL flash control with 91,000-pixel RGB sensor; i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard
i-TTL fill-flash available with SB-910, 900, 800, 600 or 400
2) Auto aperture (AA): Available with SB-910, 900, 800 and CPU lens
3) Non-TTL auto (A): Available with SB-900, 800, 28, 27 or 22s
4) Distance-priority manual (GN): Available with SB-910, 900, 800
1) TTL flash control with 1,005-pixel RGB sensor; i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard i-TTL fill-flash available with SB-900, 800, 600 or 400; With Speedlights such as SB-900, SB-800, SB-600, SB-R200, SU-800 (commander only), System supports Advanced Wireless Lighting, Auto FP High-Speed Sync, Flash Color Information Communication, modeling flash and FV lock
2) Auto aperture (AA): Available with SB-900, SB-800 and CPU lens
3) Non-TTL auto (A): Available with SB-900, 800, 28, 27 or 22s
4) Range-priority manual (GN): Available with SB-900 and 800
1) TTL flash control with 91,000-pixel RGB sensor; i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard i-TTL fill-flash available with SB-910, 900, 800, 700, 600 or 400; With Speedlights such as SB-900, SB-800, SB-600, SB-R200, SU-800 (commander only), System supports Advanced Wireless Lighting, Auto FP High-Speed Sync, Flash Color Information Communication, modeling flash and FV lock
2) Auto aperture (AA): Available with SB-910, 900, 800 and CPU lens
3) Non-TTL auto (A): Available with SB-910, 900, 800, 28, 27 or 22s
4) Range-priority manual (GN): Available with SB-910, 900and 800
Power   One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e
Optional Multi-Power Battery Pack 
MB-D10 with one Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e, EN-EL4/EN-EL4a, eight R6/AA-size alkaline, Ni-MH, lithium, or nickel-manganese batteries; Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL4a/EN-EL4 and R6/AA-size batteries available separately; Battery Chamber Cover BL-3 (available separately) required for use with Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL4/EN-EL4a.
  AC adapter EH-5a/EH-5 (available separately)
• One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e, MB-D80 battery pack (optional) with one or two rechargeable Nikon EN-EL3e Li-ion batteries or six AA alkaline (LR6), Ni-MH (HR6), lithium (FR6) batteries, or nickel-manganese (ZR6) AA batteries, 
• AC Adapter EH-5 (optional)
• One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14 One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL15 • One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL9a • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14 • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14
• MH-24 Quick Charger
• EH-5b Ac Adpater, requires EP-5A Power connector (available separately)

 
• Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL15
• MH-25 Battery Charger
• EH-5b Ac Adpater, requires EP-5B Power connector (available separately)
• One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery ENEL4a/ EN-EL4 (battery chamber cover BL-3 required) or EN-EL3e, or eight R6/AA-size alkaline (LR6), Ni-MH (HR6), lithium (FR6) batteries, or nickel-manganese (ZR6) batteries
 AC Adapter EH-5a/EH-5 (optional)
• One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL15
 AC Adapter EH-5b (optional); requires EP-5B Power Supply Connector
• One 11.1 V DC EN-EL4a or EN-EL4 rechargeable Li-ion batteries
• EH-6 AC adapter (available separately)
• One EN-EL18 Li-ion battery
• EH-6b AC adapter (available separately - requires EP-6 Power Supply Connector)
Interface Hi-Speed USB USB 2.0 (Hi-speed) Hi-Speed USB USB 2.0 (Hi-speed) USB 2.0 (Hi-speed) USB 2.0 (Hi-speed) USB 2.0 (Hi-speed) USB 2.0 (Hi-speed) USB 2.0 (Hi-speed) SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0 Micro-B connector) USB 2.0; NMEA 0183 Interface (Version 2.01 or Version 3.01) standard supported with 9-pin D-sub cable (optional) and GPS Cable MC-35 (optional)

USB 2.0; NMEA 0183 Interface (Version 2.01 or Version 3.01) standard supported with UC-E15 USB cable
Wired LAN built-in
WT-5A wireless transmitter (optional)

Dimensions 5.8 x 4.5 x 2.9"
147 x 114 x 74 mm
5.2 x 4.1 x 3.0"
132 x 103 x 77mm
5.0 × 3.8 × 3.1 in
128 × 97 × 79 mm
5.2 × 4.1 × 3.0"
132 × 105 × 77 mm
5.0 x 3.8 x 2.5"
126 x 97 x 64 mm
4.9 x 3.8 x 2.9"
125 x 97 x 74 mm
5.0 x 3.8 x 3.1"
125 x 96 x 76.5 mm
5.6 x 4.4 x 3.2"
141 x 113 x 82 mm
5.8 x 4.8 x 3.0"
147 x 123 x 77 mm
5.7 x 4.8 x 3.2 in.
146 x 123 x 81.5 mm
6.3 x 6.2 x 3.4"
159.5 x 157 x 87.5 mm
6.3 x 6.2 x 3.6"
159.5 x 157 x 90 mm
Weight 1 lb. 14 oz. (840g) 1 lb. 6oz. (620g) Approx. 1 lb. 2 oz (/510 g) 1 lb. 8.3 oz. (690 g) 1 lb. 1.1 oz. (485 g) 16 oz. (455 g) 16 oz. (455 g) 1 lb 14.0 oz. (850 g) 2.19 lb (/995 g) 2 lb 3.3 oz (1,000 g) 2.7 lb (1,220 Kg) 2.6 lb (1,180 Kg)
Optional Grip/Motor MB-D10 MB-D80 None MB-D11 None None None MB-D14 MB-D10 MB-D12 Built-in Built-in
Body D300s D90 D5100 D7000 D3000 D3100 D3200 D600 D700 D800 D3X D4
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