Pros

  • Excellent image quality; sturdy body
  • Many features, such as in-camera editing

Cons

  • Price is a little high

At A Glance

This fast and powerful SLR is significantly smaller than the D70s, and offers many features, including a status LCD.

Manufacturer’s Description

  • 10.2 Megapixels Nikon DX format CCD imaging sensor
  • New high-resolution Nikon image-processing engine
  • Instant 0.18 sec. start-up with fast 80ms shutter response
  • Continuous shooting at up to 3 frames per second and up to 100 consecutive JPEG images
  • Up to 2,700 images per battery charge
  • Nikon 3D Color Matrix Metering II, plus Variable Center-Weighted and Spot Metering
  • In-Camera Image Editing with Retouching Menu
  • Built-in Speedlight with Nikon i-TTL flash metering and two-group Wireless Commander
  • 11-area AF system with Wide-area Center Segment and Auto-area AF functions
  • Large, bright 0.94x viewfinder
  • Built-in Slideshow function with Pictmotion