Nikon D5000 review

Full specification for Nikon D5000

Sensor 12.3MP effective CMOS
Output Size 4288 x 2848
Focal Length Mag 1.5x
Lens Mount Nikon F
File Format JPEG, Raw (NEF), JPEG+Raw
Compression 3-stage JPEG, 1-stage Raw
ISO 200-3200, (Expanded ISO 100-6400 equivalents)
Shutter Speeds 1/4000 - 30secs, bulb
Drive Mode Single-frame, continuous, self-timer, delayed remote, quick response, quiet
Viewfinder Type Eye-level pentamirror single lens reflex
Field of View 95%
LCD 2.7in TFT 230k dots
Live Mode Yes
Built-in Image Stabilisation No (lens based)
Dust Reduction Image sensor cleaning, image dust off reference data
Focusing Modes Single-servo (AF-S), continuous servo (AF-C), auto selection (AF-A)
Exposure Modes M, A, S, P, Auto, Flash off, 19 scene modes
Metering System 420-pixel RGB sensor TTL (3D Matrix II evaluative, Centre weighted, Spot)
Exposure Comp +/-5 stops in 1/3 or ½ EV
Colour Space sRGB, Adobe RGB
White Balance Auto, 12 preset modes with fine tuning, custom
White Balance Bracket Yes ? three frames in steps of one
Colour Temp Control On colour graph
DoF Prview No
Built-in Flash Yes, GN 13m @ ISO 100
Max Flash Sync 1/200sec
PC Socket No
Cable Release Yes (optional)
Memory Card SD, SDHC
Power EN-EL9a Li-ion rechargeable
Connectivity High speed USB, HDMI
Dimensions 127 x 104 x 80mm
Weight 560
AF Points 11-point, Multi-CAM 1000 with TTL phase detection

Manufacturer website: Nikon

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Design 19/20
Image Quality 18/20
Performance 18/20
Value 17/20
Features 18/20
Overall Score 90%