Nikon’s D5000 DSLR Camera

By: SubHun

Nikon D5000 is surely providing some new features that distinctly differentiate it from its former series – D40, D60 and D90, yet for many others it is projecting many new features, like an inexpensive and slightly simplified widget – a new user’s delight – for which he is impatiently looking for, so that he could get the best close-ups on a happy occasion.

This latest model camera is featuring in-body focus motor, movie mode, live view, bracketing which are not available in D60 series.

D5000 adding the capabilities like 12.9 megapixel (12.3 million useful pixels) APS-C (or DX format) sensor and its earliest EXPEED processor, that is also exist in the D90. This D5000 also adds 11 point AF system with tint and distance tracking. Besides it has a viewfinder gridlines like the Nikon D90.

The viewfinder enlargement is slightly minor than the one exist in the D40X/D60, yet the additional AF points and viewfinder proves a superior experience for the user.

In the first look, the inducting of D5000 appears something very rare and unique gadget. In accordance with the sales figures indicate that the sales of D40, D40X and D60 cameras roughly 80% of all Nikon DSLR sales. So to take a new high resolution sensor and video set up from their D90 series.

What are your impressions about D90’s video performance, yet the fact is that, whatever the impression of D5000 is, that is entirely matching with D90.

An interesting feature in D5000 is – tilt and swivel LCD display used for a normal status portray, live view as well as image and video playback capability. Few other capabilities of worth are higher-capability EN-EL9a battery and the normal MC-DC2 remote cord. However, the package of features D5000 has, are fine enough for an updated camera.

The D5000 camera has fitted-in image sensor cleansing mechanism – a continuous shooting rate of “upto” 4fps and live-view with dissimilar-detection auto focus. Besides the normal DSLR manual exposure modes, there are five advanced scene modes that can assist to ease the transition worries of folks coming into the camera from entirely mechanic compact digital systems.

Technical Features:
Resolution: 12.30 Megapixels
Kit Lens: 3.00x zoom, 18-55mm (28-84mm eq.)
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD
LCD Size: 2.7 inch
ISO: 100-6400
Shutter: 30-1/4000
Max Aperture: 3.5
Mem Type: SDHC / SD
Battery: Custom LiIon
Dimensions: 5.0 x 4.1 x 3.1in (127 x 104 x 80mm)
Weight: 19.8 oz (560 g)
Power-on Time: 0.4 sec
Shutter Lag - Full Autofocus 0.276 sec
Shutter Lag – Pre focused 0.085 sec
Shot to Shot time 0.49 sec
Continuous Speed: 4.04 fps (100 shots)
Best Macro 2.60 x 1.73in (66 x 44mm)
Viewfinder accuracy (Optical) 96%
Viewfinder accuracy (LCD) 100%
Distortion (Wide Angle) 1.0%
Distortion (Telephoto) -0.1%
Battery Life (CIPA standard) 510 shots

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