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Nikon D5000


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Manufacturer Nikon USA
Model name D5000
Date announced 2009-04-14
MSRP $629
Street price N/A
Official site Nikon D5000 Homepage
 
Camera type Digital SLR
Sensor size (type) 23.6 x 15.8 mm (CMOS)
Max still resolution 4288 x 2848 (12 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability N/A
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
N/A
Max aperture N/A
Lens mount
(D-SLR/ILC only)
Nikon F-mount
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
1.5x
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
No
Macro (min distance) N/A
 
Built-in flash Yes
External flash support Yes
Supports conversion lenses No
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 2.7"
LCD resolution 230,000 pixels
LCD position Rotating
Viewfinder Optical
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
0.78x
Viewfinder coverage 95%
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 200-6400
RAW/TIFF support RAW
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (AVI)
Max movie resolution 1280 x 720
Sound in movies Yes
Zoom usable in movies Yes
 
Storage method SD/SDHC card (no card included)
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Storage capacity
(out of the box)
N/A
 
Battery used EN-EL9a (1)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
510 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
5.0 x 4.1 x 3.1 in (127.0 x 104.1 x 78.7 mm)
Weight (empty) 19.8 oz (560 g)
 
Included software Nikon Software Suite
 
Misc. notes Flip-down, rotating LCD with live view support. Requires AF-S or AI-S lenses for autofocus. Add an 18-55 mm VR lens for $120 more.
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