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Nikon D5000 Digital SLR Camera, With 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 G VR AF-S DX Lens {12.3 M/P}

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Nikon D5000 Digital SLR Camera, With 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 G VR AF-S DX Lens {12.3 M/P} Description


The D5000 has inherited the D90's groundbreaking HD movie capability, Nikon's proprietary D-Movie function. Coupled with extensive in-camera editing features, a wide choice of scene modes, 12.3MP sensor and high-sensitivity between ISO 200 and 3200 (which can be extended to ISO 100 and ISO 6400 equivalent) for shooting in a wide range of lighting conditions, this camera makes it easier than ever to take great quality pictures.

Image Sensor
12.0 megapixel CMOS sensor

ISO: 200 - 3200 in 1/3 EV steps
ISO Boost: 100 - 6400 in 1/3 EV steps

Lens Compatibility
AF-S or AF-I: All functions supported.
Type G or D AF NIKKOR without built-in autofocus motor: All functions except autofocus supported. IX NIKKOR lenses not supported.
Other AF NIKKOR: All functions supported except autofocus and 3D color matrix metering II. Lenses for F3AF not supported.
Type D PC NIKKOR: All functions supported except autofocus and some shooting modes.
AI-P NIKKOR: All functions supported except autofocus and 3D color matrix metering II.
Non-CPU: Autofocus not supported. Can be used in mode M, but exposure meter does not function. Electronic rangefinder can be used if lens has a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster
Digital conversion: 1.5x

Shutter Speeds
30 seconds to 1/4000th of a second

Continuous Shooting / Burst Rate
CH: Up to 4 frames per second
CL: Up to 4 frames per second

Built-in pop-up
Flash Range: 56 at ISO 200 ft.17 at ISO 200m
Compatible with: i-TTL: TTL flash control by 420-pixel RGB sensor, built-in flash, SB-900, SB-800, SB-600, SB-400: i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard i-TTL flash

White Balance
Sun, Shade, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Flash, Preset, Auto, Auto (TTL white balance with 420-pixel RGB sensor) Seven manual modes with fine-tuning; Sun Shade, Fluorescent Incandescent Flash Preset Fine Tune by Kelvin Color temperature setting

2.7 inch, 230,000 pixel TFT color display
Vari-angle color LCD monitor
LCD Liveview
Contrast-detect AF anywhere in frame (camera selects focus point automatically when face priority is selected)
Face priority, Wide area, Normal area, AF tracking

Movie Modes
Movie with sound
Stop motion movie
HD 1280 x 720/24 fps VGA 640 x 424/24 fps QVGA 320 x 216/24 fps

File Types

Storage Media
SD Card
SD (Secure Digital) memory cards, SDHC-compliant o SD (Secure Digital) memory cards, SDHC-compliant

Power Supply
EN-EL9 Lithium-ion Battery
EN-EL9a Lithium-ion Battery

USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed) Mini-B connector
PTP transfer protocol
NTSC or PAL video output
HDMI video out (version 1.3a, Type C mini connector provided)
Remote control / GPS terminal

Software Suite CD-ROM

Operating System Requirements
Windows: 98, 98SE, ME, 2000, XP
Mac: OS 9.0, 9.2, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2

Dimensions (W x H x D)
Width 5.0 in. (127mm)
Height 4.1 in. (104mm)
Depth 3.1 in. (80mm)

19.8 oz. (560g)

Other Features
In addition to all these features, the D5000 is a high quality camera in its own right. With its high-sensitivity 12.3 effective megapixel CMOS image sensor, Nikon's innovative EXPEED high-speed image-processing system, fast and precise 11-point AF system and highly-durable, high-performance shutter, it is also perfectly suited to those with a higher level of photographic knowledge. Image quality is guaranteed further by the image sensor cleaning mechanism with airflow control system, Active D-Lighting and Picture control. The different playback options of the D5000 are as enjoyable as they are practical. You can view photos in batches of up to 72, and there is also a calendar view that organises images by date and time. And for serious photo enthusiasts, the D5000 can display a histogram on magnifies areas of the image to facilitate exposure control. It feels good to handle, too, with Nikon's typically ergonomic design in a compact, light-weight body.

Compact and powerful, the D5000 is a remarkable blend of simplicity and advanced D-SLR capabilities with breathtaking 12.3-megapixel image quality. Coupled with Nikon's Expeed image processing and Nikkor optics, breathtaking picture quality is assured. Record 720p HD movie clips enhanced by Nikkor interchangeable lens quality and versatility.


Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Nikon F Mount Ai & contacts (Ai-P), Nikon F Mount AF (pre-D), Nikon F Mount D Type, Nikon F Mount "G" Type, Nikon F "E" Electromagnetic Aperture

General information

Manufacturer Part Number 25454
Manufacture GTIN 0018208254545
Brand Name Nikon
Product information
Additional Information


  • ISO 200 - 3200

Supported Languages:

  • Chinese (Simplified and Traditional)
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • K
Camera Modes

Scene Modes:

  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Close-up
  • Sports
  • Night Portrait
  • Night Landscape
  • Party/Indoor
  • Beach/Snow
  • Sunset
  • Dusk/Dawn
  • Pet Portrait
  • Candlelight
    Minimum Focus Distance
    Maximum Frame Rate
    24 fps
    Number of Batteries Supported
    Battery Built-in
    Battery Rechargeable
    Display Screen Type
    Total Camera Resolution
    12.9 Megapixel
    Longest Shutter Speed
    30 Second
    Shortest Shutter Speed
    1/4000 Second
    Product Series
    Lens Construction
    11 Elements in 8 Groups
    Product Model
    Display Resolution
    230000 Pixel
    Maximum Video Resolution
    1280 x 720
    Effective Camera Resolution
    12.3 Megapixel
    HD Movie Mode
    Optical Zoom
    Focal Length
    18 mm to 55 mm (Lens 1)
    Screen Size
    Memory Card Supported
    • Secure Digital (SD) Card
    • Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
    Image Formats
    • JPEG
    • RAW
    Built-in Flash Modes
    • Auto Flash
    • Flash OFF
    • Flash ON
    • Red-eye Reduction
    Focus Modes
    • Auto
    • Manual
    Video Formats
    • AVI
    Image Stabilization
    • Optical
    Platform Supported
    • PC

Technical Information

Max Aperture f/3.5-5.6