Powerful 12.1 megapixel camera distinguished by its superior ergonomics and formidable performance. Ideal for photographers looking for a creative edge, its 2.5-inch LCD combined with optical viewfinder, advanced Exposure modes and impressive system expandability provide outstanding versatility. Powerful image stabilization technology, ISO 3200* and a 3.5x Zoom-NIKKOR lens combine to ensure sharp, noise-free shooting even in low light.
This camera is available in black.
*ISO 3200 is only available for image sizes of 5M (2592 x 1944) or smaller.
Superior materials & ergonomics : solid, lightweight body with high quality finish and magnesium alloy section on front panel; rubber grip for comfortable, steady shooting; and Mode dial for more intuitive operation.
Exposure Modes (P/S/A/M) for greater creative control. Programmed Auto (P); Shutter-priority Auto (S); Aperture-priority Auto (A); Manual (M).
Expandable system : compatible with external flashes, and telephoto and wideangle converter lenses.
12.1 megapixel resolution lets you capture outstandingly detailed images, crop creatively and produce stunningly sharp poster-size prints.
EXPEED image processing engine for optimum performance and maximum image quality.
Optical 3.5x Zoom-NIKKOR lens outstanding precision and incredibly clear images. 35mm equivalent of 35 to 123mm.
Optical Vibration Reduction image stabilization system counters the effects of camera shake to produce sharp images and movies and deliver clear images in low light, by offering effects equivalent to using a shutter speed 3 stops faster.
High-Sensitivity up to ISO 3200 *: enables faster shutter speeds to significantly reduce the risk of blurry images when you shoot fast-moving subjects or take pictures in low light. (*ISO 3200 is only available for image sizes of 5M (2592 x 1944) or smaller).
Advanced Face-priority AF can quickly detect and focus on up to 12 faces in the frame, and works together with Face-priority AE to meter the lighting around the face for more accurate exposure.
Continuous flash : up to 3 frames (at 1.1 fps) continuous shooting possible when using the camera’s built-in flash.
Distortion Control corrects barrel distortion automatically. Effects can be checked in real-time on the LCD monitor.
Body color: black ( Color versions may vary depending on country or region)
1/1.72-in. CCD; total pixels: approx. 12.43 million
3.5x Zoom-NIKKOR; 7.5-26.3mm (35mm  format picture angle: 35-123mm); f/2.7-5.3; 7 elements in 6 groups; Digital zoom: up to 4x (35mm  format picture angle: 492mm)
Focus range (from lens)
30cm (1 ft.) to infinity (∞); Macro close-up mode: 4cm (1.6 in.) to infinity (∞)
2.5-in., 230,000-dot, wide viewing angle TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating
Internal memory (approx. 52 MB), SD memory cards
Image size (pixels)
4000 x 5000 (12M), 3264 x 2448 (8M), 2592 x 1944 (5M), 2048 x 1536 (3M), 1600 x 1200 (2M), 1280 x 960 (1M), 1024 × 768 (PC), 640 x 480 (TV), 3984 x 2656 (3:2), 3968 x 2232 (16:9), 2992 x 2992 (1:1)
Vibration Reduction (VR)
Lens shift VR
ISO 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 2000, 3200, Auto (auto gain ISO 64-800)
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL5 (supplied), AC Adapter EH-62A (optional)
Approx. 240 shots with EN-EL5 battery (based on CIPA standard)
Approx. 98 x 64.5 x 41 mm (3.9 x 2.5 x 1.6 in.) excluding projections
Approx. 200 g (7.1 oz.) without battery and SD memory card
USB Cable UC-E6, Audio Video Cable EG-CP14, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL5, Battery Charger MH-61, Strap AN-CP16, Software Suite CD-ROM (Supplied accessories may differ by country or area).
AC Adapter EH-62A, Wide-angle Converter WC-E67, Telephoto Converter TC-E3ED, Adapter Ring UR-E20, Speedlight SB-400, Speedlight SB-600, Speedlight SB-800, Accessory Kit CK-02, Camera Case CS-CPP5100, Camera Case CS-EU02.