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Nikon D610 Digital Camera

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SLR 24.3MP CMOS Jan 2014
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32 Reasons For

Good Brand

SLR digital cameras manufactured by Nikon have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all digital cameras (not just SLR digital cameras) and found that Nikon also has good reviews across its entire range.

Very Large Screen Size

When compared to other digital cameras of this spec and age, the screen size of the Nikon D610 of 3.2 inches is one of the largest. The smallest screen size of cameras that were released more than two years ago is 2" and the largest is 3.2".

We compared all the other 3.2" screen cameras to this camera and we think the D7100[pl_2082345_price], and the D800[pl_1347009_price] both from Nikon or the Pentax 645Z[plb_2522250_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a GPS

Unlike most of the other SLR digital cameras that came out around the same time as the D610 which do not have a GPS, the Nikon D610 has a GPS.

Alternative cameras with a GPS currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Sony SLT-A65[plb_1620656_price].

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Quite High Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 24.3 megapixels, the Nikon D610 has a fairly high megapixel count compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the D610. The megapixel counts of comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the D610 range from 4MP to 52MP, and the average megapixel count is 18MP.

Alternative 24.3MP cameras currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Nikon D600[plb_2079663_price], or the Sony ILCE-7[plb_2044892_price].

If you are looking for a higher megapixel count then you might want to look at the Nikon D800E[plb_2119188_price] (36.3MP and higher rated), or the Pentax 645Z[plb_2522250_price] (51.4MP and higher rated).

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Supports Full HD Video

Like most of the other SLR digital cameras that are a comparable age to the D610, the Nikon D610 supports Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras which support Full HD video currently available including the Sony SLT-A35[plb_964_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to the D610, the Nikon D610 has a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony SLT-A35[plb_964_price], or the Samsung NX100[plb_1417534_price].

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon D3200[plb_1947140_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5[plb_1773329_price].

If you are looking for a digital camera with a better memory card type then you might want to consider the Sony SLT-A35[plb_964_price] (MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is typical of many cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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6016 X 4016 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon D610 has a 6016 x 4016 still image resolution which is higher than the 2736 x 1824 still image resolution found on most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. In addition, this camera have still image resolutions of 4512 x 3008, 3008 x 2008, 3936 x 2624, 2944 x 1968, 1968 x 1312, 6016 x 3376, 4512 x 2528, 3008 x 1688, 3936 x 2224 and 2944 x 1664 and 1968 x 1112.

This camera's still image resolution (6016 x 4016) is actually the best still image resolution amongst all digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the D610.

Amongst similar types of camera the worst still image resolution is 384 x 480.

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Two Memory Slots

Most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the D610 only have one memory slot, however the Nikon D610 has two memory slots.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Nikon D610 is more than most cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the D610. The image format "RAW" is also supported by this digital camera.

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Very High JPEG Frame Rate

The lowest JPEG frame rate of SLR digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the D610 is 3fps, the highest is 60fps, and the average JPEG frame rate is 35fps. The Nikon D610 has one of the highest JPEG frame rates (60 frames per second) amongst SLR digital cameras of this age.

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Fairly Many Total Megapixel Count

With a total megapixel count of 24.7 megapixels, the Nikon D610 has one of the more total megapixel counts amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. SLR digital cameras that have been around for more than two years have total megapixel counts of between 10MP and 53MP.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of 64 gigabytes, the Nikon D610 has a quite large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that were released around the same time as the D610. The maximum memory card sizes of SLR digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the D610 range from 1GB to 64GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 25GB.

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6016 X 4016 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Nikon D610 has a higher image resolution than most comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera has a 6016 x 4016 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most digital cameras that are a similar age to it have a 5184 x 3888 pixels maximum image resolution. The worst image resolution of all cameras of this age and type is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Supports One Audio Format

The Nikon D610 has a greater number of audio formats than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera supports a PCM audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Has Three Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Nikon D610 is more than most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. This camera has a Neutral photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the D610. The photo effects "Black&White" and "Vivid" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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± 5EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many SLR digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Big Eye Relief

At 21 millimeters, the Nikon D610 has a fairly big eye relief compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the D610. The eye relief of digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the D610 range from 15mm to 27mm.

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Has One Image Editing Mode

The number of image editing modes found on the Nikon D610 is more than most cameras of this type and age. This digital camera has a Rotating image editing mode, which is the most frequently found image editing mode found on comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the D610.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported video resolution on SLR digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the Nikon D610 is more than most cameras of this spec and age. This Nikon camera has an Auto light exposure mode, which is the most commonly found light exposure mode found on SLR digital cameras that are a similar age to the D610. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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Has a Mini HDMI Connector

The Nikon D610 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most SLR digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Nikon camera has a Mini HDMI connector, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector found on digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the D610.

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Supports Twenty ISO Speeds

The Nikon D610 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. This Nikon digital camera supports a 100 ISO speed, which is the most commonly supported ISO speed supported by similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the D610. The ISO speeds "125", "160", "200", "250", "320", "400", "500", "640", "800", "1000", "1250", "1600", "2000", "2250", "2500", "3200", "4000", "5000" and "6400" are also supported by this camera.

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Three Aspheric Elements

The Nikon D610 is a three aspheric element camera.

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Features Four Auto Focus

The Nikon D610 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most cameras of this spec and age. This camera features a Single Auto Focus auto focus, which is the most frequently featured auto focus featured on digital cameras of this spec and age. The auto focus "Contrast Detection Auto Focus", "Multi Point Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The Nikon D610 has a greater number of camera file systems than most digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This camera supports a DCF 2 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by SLR digital cameras that were released around the same time as the D610. The camera file systems "DPOF" and "Exif 2.3" are also supported by this digital camera.

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TFT Display

The Nikon D610 has a better display than most SLR digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera has a TFT display, whereas most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

This digital camera's display (TFT) is actually the best display across all similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as the D610.

An LCD display is the worst display across similar types of digital camera.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

Across all the cameras of a similar age and type to the D610 the flash sync-speeds range from 0.0031s to 4s, and the average flash sync-speed is 0.67s. At only 0.005 seconds, the Nikon D610 has a fairly short flash sync-speed compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is typical of many SLR digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Recording

The Nikon D610 does not support video recording, unlike most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the D610 which support video recording.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also support video recording which you might want to look at including the Sony SLT-A35[plb_964_price], the Canon EOS 1100D[plb_1385668_price], or the Nikon D90[plb_1836503_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the D610, the Nikon D610 is not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a digital camera that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Lumix DMC-GF2[pl_584440_price], or the Lumix DMC-GF5[pl_1433511_price] both from Panasonic or the Sony SLT-A35[plb_964_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Nikon D610 does not support WiFi connectivity, although keep in mind that most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the D610 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also support WiFi connectivity including the D7100[pl_2082345_price], or the D5300[pl_2189436_price] both from Nikon which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The Nikon D610 is not waterproof, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the D610 are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The Nikon D610 does not have an image stabiliser. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also do not have an image stabiliser.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Nikon D610 is more than most SLR digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This Nikon camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the D610. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Heavy

Cameras of this type and age have weights of between 230g and 1.5kg. The Nikon D610 is one of the heavier digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the D610 (760 grams) amongst SLR digital cameras of this age.

We compared all the other 760g digital cameras to this camera and we think the Nikon D600[plb_2079663_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Thick

The Nikon D610 is one of the thicker cameras of this type and age (82 millimeters) amongst SLR digital cameras of this age. Digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the D610 have depths of between 29mm and 130mm.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Nikon D610

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Nikon released the D610.

MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

We compared all the other cameras that have a CMOS sensor to this digital camera and we think the SLT-A35[pl_964_price], and the SLT-A65[pl_1620656_price] both from Sony or the Nikon D4[plb_1998795_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If the sensor type of this camera is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Nikon D3000[plb_993_price] (CCD).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Design
Colour
Lens System
Lens Mount Interface
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Focus Points Selection
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Guide
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Shoe Mounting Point
Shoe Mounting Point
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
HDMI Port
Microphone in Socket
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Headphone Out Port
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Size
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Included Battery Charger
Hand Strap
Technical Details
Networking
Certificates
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Special Features

12 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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Outstanding high ISO performance in both JPEG and Raw files
High quality JPEG images at default settings
Wide dynamic range in Raw files
Consistently pleasing metering and white balance results
Solid build quality and weathersealing
Small coverage area of AF array compared to its peers
Slow AF in live view and video modes
Rear LCD prone to glare in bright sunlight
No 'live' aperture control in live view or video mode
No histogram in live view

The Nikon D610 justifies its full frame sensor and produces some amazing shooting experience which is probably the best among all the DSLRs that come under the Rs 1,00,000 price range. Compared to...

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User Reviews

(514)
Reviewed 6 November 2013 by Ronno
Ronno would recommend the Nikon D610

Image quality is top notch. Dynamic range, detail, colors are all superior to my Canon. Also there seems to be a lot less noise from the Nikon when using ACR to convert files. The reason I bought... Read more…

Reviewed 16 November 2013 by Markie22
Markie22 would recommend the Nikon D610 (Verified Purchase)

This is the best camera you can buy from picture quality to speed it covers all your needs. Better any canon or sony like cameras and a grand less. To beat this camera you would have to buy the... Read more…

Reviewed 21 March 2014 by SVN
SVN would recommend the Nikon D610

I have owned the Nikon D600 and currently own a Canon EOS 6D in addition to the Nikon D610. D610 versus D600 - After over a 1000 activations I have had no shutter spatter issues with the D610. I... Read more…

Reviewed 16 November 2013 by Holly
Holly would recommend the Nikon D610 (Verified Purchase)

I originally purchased the D600 and after much ado, got a refund. The D600 was magical with regard to image quality. Such wonderful potential. But the spots were a real problem. The D610 is just... Read more…

Reviewed 1 November 2013 by Survivor
Survivor would recommend the Nikon D610 (Verified Purchase)

This was purchased as a second body in combination with a D800E. I am completely sold on the FX full frame bodies and lenses. No more DX format for me. While the D610 is a far distance from the... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vba430, vba430a, vba430ae, nikon 769, nikon 765, nikon 780, nikon 783, vba430k001, nikon 13306, nikon w2485, nikon sb700, nikon f3556, nikon f3545, code vba430, canon f3545, nikon vba430, code vba430a, canon f3545g, canon vba430, nikon w2485v, nikon sb700b, nikon f3556g, nikon w2485m, nikon f3545g, nikon w2485vr, nikon sb700bl, nikon w2485mm, nikon vba430a, code vba430ae
Barcodes 00006509704583, 00018208015405, 00018208133062, 00018208937424, 00018208997152, 00635131600203, 00635131600258, 02724283967321, 08033737553138, 08033737553145

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