Nikon D7000 review

Full specification for Nikon D7000

Sensor 16.2MP CMOS
Output Size 4928 x 3264
Focal Length Mag 1.5x
Lens Mount Nikon F-mount
File Format Raw, JPEG, RAW + JPEG
Compression Fine, Normal, Basic // Size Priority vs Optimal Quality Compression // Large, Medium, Small
ISO 100-6400 (12,800-25,600 extended)
Shutter Speeds 30-1/8000th sec
Drive Mode S (single frame), CL (continuous low speed), CH (continuous high speed), Q (quiet shutterrelease), (self-timer), (remote control), MUP (mirror up)
Viewfinder Type Eye-level pentaprism single-lens reflex viewfinder
Field of View 100% horizontal and vertical
LCD 3in, 921k-dot LCD
Live Mode Yes
Movie Mode 1080p, 24fps, H.264 compression output as MOV files (Quicktime)
Built-in Image Stabilisation No, lens-based where applicable
Dust Reduction Image Sensor Cleaning, Image Dust Off reference data (optional Capture NX 2 software required)
Focusing Modes Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous-servo AF (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A); predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status. Manual focus (M): Electronic rangefinder can be used
Exposure Modes Auto (auto; auto (flash off)), Scene (Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close up, Night portrait, Night landscape, Party/indoor, Beach/snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Pet portrait, Candlelight, Blossom, Autumn colors, Food, Silhouette, High key, Low key), programmed auto with flexible program (P), shutter-priority auto (S), aperture-priority auto (A), manual (M), U1 (user settings 1), U2 (user settings 2)
Metering System TTL exposure metering using 2,016-pixel RGB sensor
Exposure Comp -5 to +5 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
Colour Space Adobe RGB, sRGB
White Balance 2 to 3 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3
White Balance Bracket 2 to 3 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3
Colour Temp Control 2500-10,000K
DoF Prview Yes
Built-in Flash Yes,
Max Flash Sync 1/250th
PC Socket Yes
Cable Release Remote
Memory Card Twin SD card slot
Power Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL15
Connectivity HDMI (c-type port), USB 2.0, AC adapter
Dimensions 132 × 105 × 77 mm
Weight 780 g with battery & card (no lens)
AF Points Nikon Multi-CAM 4800DX autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection, finetuning, 39 focus points (including 9 cross-type sensors), and AF-assist illuminator (range approx. 0.5 to 3 m/1 ft. 8 in. to 9 ft. 10 in.)

Manufacturer website: Nikon

Matt Golowczynski

Matt writes reviews and technical features for What Digital Camera. He recently swapped his trusty Canon EOS 40D for an EOS 5D MkII, with which he is deliriously happy. He writes about a variety of technical issues and demystifies some of the digital photography world's most impenetrable jargon.

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Design 19/20
Image Quality 18/20
Performance 19/20
Value 17/20
Features 19/20
Overall Score 92%