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Nikon D700 Digital Camera

£1,869.00
SLR 12.1MP CMOS 3" Feb 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Display Diagonal Release Date
Twelve industry awards
Viewfinder only 95 percent
Better RAW editor and remote capture software cost extra
90 Reviews + 13 Awards
DP Review Gold Trusted Reviews Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended
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Reviews

Twelve Industry Awards

This Nikon camera is one of the most highly awarded by digital camera experts of all the digital cameras that have been available for more than a year.

This low megapixel camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from review websites Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com, Camera Labs and Lydogbilde.no all of whom said that this camera was great.

This Nikon digital camera was given a "Recommended" award by review sites Trusted Reviews, M3.idg.se and IT Reviews.com all of whom decided that this digital camera was good.

Two more expert review sites both thought that this camera was good. The author at website Buy-n-shoot.com gave this Nikon camera a "Platinum" award and decided it was marvellous and it received a Modsynergy.com "Editor's Choice" award.

This 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.

Excellent Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this low megapixel camera is 92 out of 100 based on fourty-four expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, CNET.com and Trusted Reviews. This means that camera experts think this Nikon camera is one of the very best cameras that have been on the market for more than a year.

Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 25,424 owner and expert reviews (including 514 verified purchases), Nikon has good ratings for its cameras. Nikon also has good ratings specifically for its low megapixel digital cameras. 99% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

Better RAW Editor and Remote Capture Software Cost Extra

Three people concluded that it was not good value for money. Website Dcresource.com mentioned “Better RAW editor and remote capture software cost extra”. Website Digitalcamerareview.com said “A little beyond the reach of 200 300 users in terms of price” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Thinkcamera.com wrote “There are very few downsides, except perhaps for that hefty £2000 body only price tag” in their review of this digital camera.

Not Cheap

We think this low megapixel camera looks expensive compared to other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year. The cheapeast low megapixel camera that was launched more than a year ago that we found costs £24 and the most expensive costs £1,869.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was February 2016 when Nikon released the D700.


Display

Quite Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Nikon D700 has one of the larger display diagonals amongst similar spec cameras of this age. Comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year have display diagonals of between 1.4" and 3", and the average display diagonal is 2.6".

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Audio

Noise Control

Three customers who purchased it concluded that it was noisy. Ephotozine mentioned in their review of the Nikon D700 “Great noise performance”. Website Shutterbug.com wrote in their review of this digital camera nine years ago “Images are noise free with wide dynamic range”.

Acceptable Noise Level

Three customers who purchased it concluded that it was noisy. Ephotozine mentioned in their review of the Nikon D700 “Great noise performance”. Website Shutterbug.com wrote in their review of this digital camera nine years ago “Images are noise free with wide dynamic range”.


Viewfinder Only 95 Percent

Four customers who bought the product thought it did not have a good viewfinder. Website Digitalcamerareview.com mentioned “Viewfinder only 95 percent” in their review of this digital camera. Website Infosyncworld.com said “Viewfinder coverage is only 95” however they still rated it 5 stars out of 5. Website Cnet.com mentioned nine years ago “Viewfinder only provides 95 percent coverage” but despite that they scored the Nikon D700 4 stars out of 5.

Excellent Focusing System

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good autofocus. Ephotozine said “Excellent focusing system”. Website Cnet.com gave the product a score of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this digital camera “Fast focus and shooting, even in low light”.

Great Image Quality

Six owners thought it was able to produce good images. Website Shutterbug.com said “You get a perfect picture” .

Three customers reckoned that the Nikon D700 had a good picture resolution. Website Digitalcamerareview.com mentioned “Fast 5 fps continuous shooting, with a deep buffer”. They also said “High resolution with excellent” in their review. Website Shutterbug.com mentioned “You lose some pixels” in their review of this digital camera.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon D700 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Nikon D700 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera.

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Weight & Dimensions

Solid Construction

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it was good structurally. Nine years ago website Digitalcamerareview.com mentioned “Solid construction”.

Two owners who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it was a good body shape. Website Infosyncworld.com said “Rugged, durable body”. Whatdigitalcamera.com scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote on expert review site What Digital Camera nine years ago “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”.

Two owners thought it was compact. Expert website Photoanswers.co.uk wrote eight years ago “In a slightly more compact body”. Expert review site Electronicsme.com said “The marriage of the large sensor and compact body puts this camera head” in their review of this digital camera.

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Very Heavy

Low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera have weights of between 18g and 1kg, and the average weight is 430g. When compared to other low megapixel digital cameras that were released one year ago that we have checked the weight of, the Nikon D700's weight of 995 grams is one of the heaviest.

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Camera

Features Histogram

The Nikon D700 features histogram. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also feature histogram.

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Battery

1000 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Nikon D700 is a digital camera that takes 1,000 shot battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera only take between 230 and 999 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Light Exposure

Supports Six ISO Sensitivities

The Nikon D700 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras of this age and type. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 100, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this digital camera. The ISO sensitivities 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and 6400 are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Design

Great Image Quality

Three people said in their reviews that this digital camera was good quality. Website Dcresource.com said nine years ago “Excellent photo quality with a quality lens” . Website Digitalcamerareview.com mentioned in the same month “Great image quality”. Dcresource.com also said “It offers a full frame sensor, stunning photo quality” in their review.

Built Like a Brick

Five people who purchased the Nikon D700 thought it was well made. Nine years ago website Digitalcamerareview.com said in their review of this digital camera “Rugged construction with magnesium alloy body”. Website Dcresource.com mentioned also nine years ago “Built like a brick” in their review of this digital camera. Camera Labs gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this digital camera “Tough build and great ergonomics”.

Noise Control

Two customers reckoned that it was easy to use. Nine years ago What Digital Camera said “Noise control” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Mymac.com rated this digital camera 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Getting those images is challenging enough with learning how to use a new camera”.


Picture Quality

12.1 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 12.1 megapixels camera.

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Nikon D700 Review Sources

To prepare this Nikon D700 review we compared this digital camera to 1,217 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 311,698 product attributes, 177,254 digital camera reviews and 3,980,200 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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