This digital camera was given a "Recommended" award by Trusted Reviews, M3.idg.se and IT Reviews.com all of whom wrote that this camera was good.
Furthermore, Buy-n-shoot.com thought that this Nikon camera was fantastic and gave it a "Platinum" award and the writer at Modsynergy.com gave it an "Editor's Choice" award and decided it was marvellous.
The experts at three more expert review sites all decided that this camera was good. This Nikon digital camera received a "Hot Buy" award from Stuff.tv, it received a "5 Star" award from 01net.com and Letsgodigital.org/nl/ gave it an "Excellent" award.
Expert Reviews Are Excellent
On average, based on fourty-three expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Ephotozine this camera has an overall expert rating of 92%. If all the recently released cameras are ranked by average expert review score then this digital camera is in the top 6%.
Some Nikon D700 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was compact. Photoanswers.co.uk mentioned on Photo Answers.co.uk “In a slightly more compact body” in their review. Seven years ago expert review site Electronicsme.com mentioned “The Nikon D700 DSLR brings the full-frame FX sensor of the Nikon D3 to the compact body of the Nikon D300” and rated it 5 stars. Electronicsme.com also wrote “The marriage of the large sensor and compact body puts this camera head”.
A number of people mentioned that the product was a good body shape. Eight years ago expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote in their review of the Nikon D700 “For professionals in particular the camera is ideal as a backup body, while the enthusiast will be spoiled by both its performance in a variety of situation”. Expert website Thestar.com.my said also eight years ago “With the best of what the D3 has to offer jammed into a body that’s a lot easier to carry around, there’s very little to complain about” in their review of this digital camera.
One person who reviewed the product wrote that it was good structurally. Electronicsme.com mentioned seven years ago “While it sits squarely between these two models, there's no question about the fact that it's a pro camera - it has the tank-like construction Ni”.
Good Quality Pictures
Eight people who purchased the Nikon D700 said that it was able to produce good images. Expert review site Infosyncworld.com wrote “Its a veritable treasure chest for the advanced photographer, in addition to a high ISO champ”. Seven years ago Devhardware.com wrote “This awesome camera is loaded with features that will help you take some of the best pictures youve ever seen”.
Five customers who purchased it agreed that it had a good image sensor. Eight years ago Trustedreviews.com gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars and said on Trusted Reviews “The Nikon D700 is the second model from the company to feature a full frame sensor”. Expert review site Smh.com.au said “This 12-megapixel camera has an FX sensor (full 35 millimetre-film frame size) as used in the professional D3” in their review of the Nikon D700. Expert review site Kickstartnews.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Praise Nikon for including an effective, built-in sensor cleaning system (something which is missing from the D3”.
A number of people reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. Photoanswers.co.uk wrote in their review on expert review site Photo Answers.co.uk “The Nikon D700 has a resolution of 12.1Mp”. Expert review site Dpexpert.com.au said in their review of this digital camera “Someone has calculated that for a digital camera to match the resolving power of film it needs to have 14 megapixels on a full frame sensor”.
One customer thought it had a good ISO range. Expert website Gizmodo.com said “The option to save a few hundred bucks and get a smidge less noise at high ISO is surely attractive”.
Nikon Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews
Nikon is one of the better rated camera brands according to average user and expert reviews, and Nikon also has good ratings for its cameras.
Several Nikon D700 reviewers wrote that the product was well made. Techworld.com wrote “You get a choice of uncompressed TIFF as well as JPEG or Raw files, making the Nikon D700 a solid ‘best of both worlds’ compromise between D300”. Expert review site Anandtech.com said “Nikon has built the D300 on a Magnesium frame with weather sealing that makes it the top crop-sensor model, or DX format in Nikon lingo, in their current lineup” in their review of the Nikon D700.
One customer who purchased it reckoned that it was strong and durable. Devhardware.com wrote “Combined them into one serious, sturdy, featu” in their review of the Nikon D700.
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Good Product Quality
A number of Nikon D700 owners who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Eight years ago Dcresource.com wrote “It offers a full frame sensor, stunning photo quality”. Expert website Kenrockwell.com wrote “Thus it has image quality mostly identical to the D3.” in their review of this digital camera. Shutterbug.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Just how many megapxiels do you need to achieve very good image quality at a large print size?” .
Good Technical Features
One customer concluded that the Nikon D700 had good features. Photographyblog.com said on PhotographyBlog.com eight years ago “The Nikon D700 features the same 36x24mm, full frame, 12.1 megapixel CMOS sensor as the D3, housed in a more compact”.
Easy to Use
One Nikon D700 owner who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was easy to use. Expert review site Mymac.com gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Getting those images is challenging enough with learning how to use a new camera” in their review of the Nikon D700.
One person who reviewed the product thought it was a good design. Steves-Digicams.com wrote in their review “THE AGILE NEW NIKON D700 FX-FORMAT D-SLR CAMERA DELIVERS PERFORMANCE INSPIRED BY THE NIKON D3 IN A SMALLER, LIGHTER DESIGN Nikons Press Release MELVILLE, N.Y”.
Acceptable Noise Level
One Nikon D700 reviewer who bought it thought it was noisy. Expert website Digitalcamerainfo.com said in their review “The D3, allow you to take available light pictures in near darkness, with remarkably little image noise”.
A few customers agreed that the Nikon D700 was good value for money. Expert review site Cnet.com mentioned “The Nikon D700 has everything you need in a pro full-frame camera for a reasonable price” . Trustedreviews.com said on expert website Trusted Reviews eight years ago “At a vastly reduced price to the flagship Nikon D3” in their review. Bobatkins.com wrote “Nikon Today announced their first "affordable" full frame DSLR” in their review of this digital camera.
9 Reasons Against
The Nikon D700 is not waterproof, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released in the last 12 months are also not waterproof.
Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser
Like most of the other recently released cameras, the Nikon D700 does not have an image stabiliser.
Does Not Support Full HD Video
The Nikon D700 does not support Full HD video, although it is worth noting that most of the other latest comparable spec cameras also do not support Full HD video.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other recently released cameras, the Nikon D700 is not 3D compatible.
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Does Not Have a GPS
The Nikon D700 does not have a GPS, although keep in mind that most of the other new cameras also do not have a GPS.
Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity
Like most of the other cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the D700, the Nikon D700 does not support WiFi connectivity.
Does Not Support Video Recording
Like most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the D700, the Nikon D700 does not support video recording.
Does Not Have a Built-In Flash
The Nikon D700 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras that have been around for a similar time to the D700 also do not have a built-in flash.
The cheapeast new digital cameras that we found costs £20 and the most expensive costs £16,665. We think that this camera looks expensive for a digital camera that was launched in the last 12 months.
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