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Digital Nikon Cameras
You may further want to refer to our DSLR comparison chart.
The Nikon D6, the current top of the line DSLR from Nikon
introduced 15-JUN-1999 (development began already in 1996). 2.7MP (2,000 x 1,312) DX sensor. The D1 had a very good AF speed using the same screw-driver motor for driving the lenses as the F5.
introduced 05-FEB-2001 Higher resolution than D1 with 5.3MP (4,024 x 1,324) DX sensor.
introduced 16-FEB-2005 Same sensor as D2H. 8fps with larger buffer of 26 consecutive shots (NEF). ISO 200 - 1,600 (boost: 3,200, 6,400)
introduced 16-SEP-2004 12.4MP (4,288 × 2,848), DX-format. 5 fps in full resolution, 8 fps in crop mode. Was very popular with many Nikonians and the high-resolution DSLR was being replaced by D2Xs in 2006.
introduced 01-JUN-2006 Same sensor as D2X but new viewfinder, new LCD, improved battery life and revamped firmware
introduced 23-AUG-2007 Nikon's first full frame (FX) camera with a sensor measuring 23.9mm x 36.0mm. Released together with the D300 (DX format)
introduced 01-DEC-2008 Nikon's third FX camera after the D3 and D700. 24.4MP CMOS sensor that has been great for large format capture of landscape and studio, among others.
introduced 14-OCT-2009 Nikon's fourth FX camera. New CMOS FX sensor being the first FX offering HD video at 720/30p). 9 fps in full resolution (40 raw in buffer), 11 fps in crop mode. ISO 200 - 12,800 with HI-3 up to ISO 102,400
Following the horrific Major Earthquake in Northeastern Japan (see also "Great Sendai Earthquake" / Tsunami) of March 11th 2011, Nikon Corporation releases the D4, introduced 06-JAN-2012 with 16.2MP CMOS FX sensor, improved AF and metering, shooting up to ISO 204,800
introduced 25-FEB-2014 New CMOS FX sensor with 16.2MP and ISO up to 409,600. Improved AF, improved image processing, changed ergonomics. Discontinued December 2016
introduced 06-JAN-2016 and released March 2016. New CMOS FX sensor with 20.8MP and ISO up to 3,280,000. New EXPEED5 image processor and 4k video
introduced 12-FEB-2020 (announced 04-SEP-2019) same sensor as D5. New EXPEED6 image processor. New AF Multi-CAM 37k sensor module 14 fps
The Nikon D850 is the current top of the line Nikon "prosumer" camera.
introduced 07-JAN-2020 and available February 2020. 24.3MP FX MP back-illuminated(BSI) CMOS image sensor
introduced 25-JUL-2017 and available September 2017. New 45.4MP FX back-illuminated(BSI) CMS image sensor and ISO 64 - 25,600 (32 - 102,400)
Film Nikon Cameras
Nikon F. Introduced April 1959
Nikon Auto 35
Nikkorex F / Nikkor J
The community has produced over 20 photography books in the NikoniansPress/RockyNook series, mainly written by Darrell Young (digitaldarrell). The reference books in the Mastering Your Nikon series come with lots of extra goodies and tips & tricks. Current books include the Mastering your D780 and Mastering your Nikon Z6ii/Z7ii.
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Resources on specific Nikon cameras
Nikon D800 series resources (D800, D810 and D850)
Short tips on how to find information on your Nikon gear here at Nikonians.
In this short video example we are looking for more info on the Nikon Z7 and its battery.
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