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Nikon D70S

£499.99
A critically acclaimed and 1 year old SLR camera, perfect for wildlife photography
SLR 6.1MP Feb 2016
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Nikon D70s Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Nikon D70s number 342 across all digital cameras.
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13 Reviews
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Poor
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Missing Some Features
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18 Months Old
Overall Score
48
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 48?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 85%, based on 13 reviews. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
This digital camera is missing some features:
Quite low megapixels sensor
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Wide range of maximum aperture numbers depending on lens used

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 196 in wildlife photography cameras.
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Nikon D70s In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

Based on 13 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Photo Radar, Pocket Lint and PC Mag the average expert rating of this camera is 85%. If all the digital cameras are ranked by average expert review score then this Nikon camera is in the top 16%.

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Nikon Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 30,771 owner and expert reviews (including 6,974 verified purchases), Nikon has very good ratings for its digital cameras. Nikon also has very good ratings specifically for its digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features, and at £499.99 it is more expensive than 70% of cameras.

Cheaper Price Found in the United States

We found a cheaper price for the Nikon D70s of $300.00 (£390.66) in the United States. That's a saving of £109.33.

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Features

Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available

Nikon offers over 90 own brand lenses for their SLR cameras including macro, fixed focal length and zoom lenses allowing for huge creative versatility. More lenses that fit Nikon SLR cameras are available from third party manufacturers such as Tamron and Sigma.

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Quite Low Megapixels Sensor

Digital cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Nikon D70s of only 6.1MP is in the lowest 5% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Nikon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (10mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Nikon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon lenses range in aperture from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

This Nikon camera was released in February 2016.


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