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Nikon D700 Digital Camera

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SLR 12.1MP 5x Apr 2011
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
- Nikon 's Original FX-format CMOS Image Sensor With 36.0 (H) X 23.9 (V) Mm Image Size; 12.1 Effective Megapixels. - Superior Picture Quality Throughout A Wide ISO Sensitivity Range Of ISO 200 To... More
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13 Reasons For

Nikon Has Good Camera Reviews

Based on 15,328 expert and user reviews, Nikon has good ratings for its digital cameras. Nikon also has good ratings specifically within its SLR digital cameras range.

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

Unlike most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the D700 which do not have a GPS (satellite), the Nikon D700 has a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other cameras with a GPS (satellite) to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony SLT-A65Y[plb_1620656_price], and the Nikon D7100[plb_2082345_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon D700 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

Other cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to consider include the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm[plb_964_price], or the Canon EOS 650D - Rebel T4i[plb_1514554_price] which has better reviews.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many SLR digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm[plb_964_price], or the Nikon D5000[plb_1640596_price].

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is the most frequently found camera shutter type on cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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1000 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Nikon D700 is a digital camera that takes 1,000 shot battery life (CIPA standard).

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Has One Photo Effects

The Nikon D700 has a greater number of photo effects than most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. The most frequently found photo effects is Neutral, but this photo effects is not found on this Nikon digital camera. The photo effectss Black&White are also found on this digital 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 cameras of this age and type.

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Has One Image Editing

The number of image editing modes found on the Nikon D700 is more than most comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera has a Rotating image editing, which is the most commonly found image editing found on SLR digital cameras that came out around the same time as the D700.

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Supports Six ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon D700 is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 100, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this Nikon camera. The ISO sensitivitys 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and 6400 are also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The Nikon D700 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most digital cameras of this type and age. This digital camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most frequently found light exposure modes found on cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the D700. The light exposure modess "aperture priority AE", "manual" and "shutter priority AE" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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Features Four Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Nikon D700 is more than most SLR digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This Nikon camera features a Single Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on cameras of a similar age and spec to the D700. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Continuous Auto Focus", "Monitoring Auto Focus" and "Multi Point Auto Focus" are also featured on this Nikon digital camera.

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Supports Two Power Source Types

The Nikon D700 has a greater number of power sources than most cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Nikon camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most frequently supported power source type supported by cameras that were released around the same time as the D700. The power source type "AC" is also supported by this camera.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

The Nikon D700 does not support video capability, unlike most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago which support video capability.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also support video capability that you might also want to consider including the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm[plb_964_price], the Samsung NX100[plb_1417534_price], or the Nikon D90[plb_1836503_price].

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Nikon D700 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as the D700 also do not support Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also support Full HD video including the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm[plb_964_price], the Canon EOS 650D - Rebel T4i[plb_1514554_price], or the Nikon D7100[plb_2082345_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

The Nikon D700 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other SLR digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago are also not 3D.

Cameras which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm[pl_964_price], or the SLT-A65Y[pl_1620656_price] both from Sony which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other cameras of this type and age, the Nikon D700 does not support wi-Fi.

It is worth also looking at alternative cameras which also support wi-Fi including the Panasonic DMC-GH3 + 12-35mm[plb_1815297_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The Nikon D700 is not waterproof. Most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the D700 are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon D700 does not have an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the D700 also do not have an image stabilizer.

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Quite Low Megapixel

The average megapixel of comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years is 19MP, and the megapixels range from 4MP to 52MP. The Nikon D700 has a quite low megapixel (only 12.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the D700.

If this SLR camera megapixel is too low for you then you might also want to consider the Nikon D90[plb_1836503_price] (12.3MP), or the Panasonic DMC-GH3 + 12-35mm[plb_1815297_price] (16.05MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Features Two Flash Modess

The Nikon D700 has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on SLR digital cameras that were released around the same time as the D700. The flash modes "Flash off" is also featured on this Nikon camera.

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Only Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Nikon D700 is more than most SLR digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Nikon digital camera supports a DCF 2 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by cameras of this age and spec. The camera file systems "DPOF 1.1" and "Exif 2.2" are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Only Has Two Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the Nikon D700 is more than most SLR digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This Nikon digital camera has a Manual shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The shooting modes "Auto" is also found on this digital camera.

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Very Few Total Megapixels

With a total megapixels of only 12.87 megapixels, the Nikon D700 has one of the less total megapixelss amongst cameras of this age. The total megapixelss of similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the D700 range from 10MP to 53MP.

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Heavy

The Nikon D700 is fairly heavy (995 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the D700. Across all the SLR digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the D700 the weights range from 230g to 1.5kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Nikon D700

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Nikon D700 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

Alternative 3" screen cameras currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the EOS 6D[pl_1609271_price], or the EOS 550D[pl_1446732_price] both from Canon or the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm[plb_964_price].

If you would prefer a larger display diagonal then you might also want to consider the Df[pl_1740408_price] (3.2"), the D4[pl_1998795_price] (3.2"), or the D610 + AF-S NIKKOR 24–85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR + AF-S VR Zoom-NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED + 32GB[pl_2024275_price] (3.2") all from Nikon which also has a higher rating.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

It was over five years ago when Nikon released the D700.

Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Design
Colour of Product
Material
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Video
Full HD Video
Analog Signal Format System
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Wind Filter
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Magnification
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
USB Connector Type
USB Connector
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Image Editing
Camera File System
Live View
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Mac Compatibility
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Interface
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Compatible Operating Systems
Cable Type
Effective Sensor Resolution
Camera Shutter Speed
Digital SLR

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Expert Reviews

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16 October 2012

The Nikon D700 is a full-frame sensor based DSLR camera that comes in the physical body size of the APS-C Nikon D300, I think that's quite an achievement to be able to fit in that big of a sensor...

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15 September 2012

Nikon D600 vs. D700 © 2012 KenRockwell.com. All rights reserved. This free website's biggest source of is when you use any of when you get anything, regardless of the country in which you... Read more…

16 August 2012

We already have full reviews of the and with our standard review photos that you can pull off and compare. But here are a few more photos, taken with a Nikkor AF 50mm f/1.4, lens set at f/16 to... Read more…

9 December 2011

The Nikon D700 was introduced in late 2008 and is the first full-frame Nikon camera in the price range of around ? 2,000. The camera body is very similar to that of the Nikon D300, a camera that... Read more…

14 May 2010

Buy-n-shoot.com

For many professional photographers, the full-frame DSLR is a must when wanting to get the best results for their clients. The D700 has been Nikon?s doorway into this category for a little while... Read more…

In this post Kim Brebach from Get the Picture shares his review of the Nikon D700.Full Frame becomes affordableMakers of Digital SLR cameras long ago settled on the APS-C sensor, named after a... Read more…

28 August 2009

In the world of DLSR there are some cameras really shine, and I am glad to say that both Canon with their 5D and now 5D MK II and the Nikon D700 are among these digital wonders that transform any... Read more…

13 August 2009

If you're a pro, or an advanced amateur with a big budget, you definitely need to give the D700 a test drive. The marriage of the large sensor and compact body puts this camera head and shoulders...

28 July 2009

Regarding still image quality alone, the Nikon D700 is a prodigious force within the full-frame professional DSLR market. Its stellar high ISO performance propelled the camera above many of its...

15 July 2009

UPDATE ? January 2011: read our latest news about a rumoured release date in 2011. The D700 is Nikon's second FX format camera - the first was the flagship D3, which was released last summer.FX... Read more…

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