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Nikon D5000 review

Nikon takes on the Canon EOS 500D with a raft of new features and the best Live View system yet

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Product Type
Digital SLR Camera
Battery Size Supported
Proprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution
1280 x 720
Effective Camera Resolution
12.3 Megapixel
USB
Yes
Wide Angle
No
Product Family
D
Digital Zoom
No
Brand Name
Nikon
Screen Size
6.9 cm (2.7")
Video Formats
Motion JPEG (AVI)
Viewfinder Type
SLR
Weight (Approximate)
560 g
Maximum Image Resolution
4288 x 2848
Maximum Frame Rate
24 fps
Number of Batteries Supported
1
Battery Built-in
No
Battery Rechargeable
Yes
Battery Included
Yes
Display Screen Type
LCD
Total Camera Resolution
12.9 Megapixel
HDMI
Yes
Camera Assembly
Body Only
Memory Card Supported
Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Height
104 mm
Width
127 mm
Depth
80 mm
Autofocus Points
11
Product Series
D
Image Formats
RAW, JPEG
Flash Modes
Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction
Focus Modes
Auto, Manual
Manufacturer
Nikon Corporation
Product Model
D5000
Product Name
D5000 Digital SLR Camera
Manufacturer Part Number
VBA240AB
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.nikon.co.uk
Marketing Information

The D5000 is a powerful and versatile SLR camera that delivers superb still images and high-definition D-movie clips with sound. Incredibly easy to use, it boasts a range of automatic features that help capture the shots you want and an impressive 12.3 megapixel DX format image sensor that ensures exceptionally detailed results. The innovative vari-angle LCD monitor makes it easy to shoot from any angle, bringing an exciting new twist to using Live View. Whether you shoot still or moving images, you can flip, tilt or turn the monitor to take shots from above, below, to the side, or to create self-portraits. An array of automatic scene modes make it simple to capture clear images in a variety of situations and a range of retouch functions let you enhance photos in-camera. With so many powerful features packed into its compact, lightweight body, the D5000 offers people on the go a fantastic way to capture stunning shots from any angle.

Battery Life
510 Shot
Package Contents
  • D5000 Digital SLR Camera
  • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL9a
  • Battery Charger MH-23
  • Hot Shoe Cover
  • Eyepiece Cap
  • Rubber Eyecup
  • USB Cable
  • Audio Video Cable
  • Camera Strap
  • Body Cap
  • Software Suite CD-ROM
Display Resolution
230000 Pixel
Limited Warranty
2 Year

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