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Nikon D90 Digital Camera

£68.07
SLR 12.3MP CMOS SDHC Feb 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Compatible Memory Cards Release Date
Twenty-two industry awards
Exceptional feature set for its price point in the market
Focusing in movie mode take
117 Reviews + 22 Awards
Pocket Lint Hot Product Trusted Reviews Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy
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Reviews

Twenty-Two Industry Awards

This camera is one of the most highly awarded of all the cameras of this type and age.

The experts at review sites Trusted Reviews, Igizmo.co.uk, Akam.no, Letsgodigital.org/nl/ and Alphr.com all endorse this Nikon camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Review websites Laptopmag.com, CNET.co.uk, Photoxels.com and Cnetfrance.fr all decided that this camera was fantastic and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

This Nikon camera was given a "Best Buy" award by both review sites Expert Reviews and Best4reviews.com, both of which concluded that this camera was good.

This camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from both websites PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs, both of which decided that this low megapixel camera was very good.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on sixty-six expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Trusted Reviews the average expert rating of this low megapixel camera is 88%. If all the digital cameras of a comparable age and type are ranked by average expert review score then this Nikon digital camera is in the top 7%.

Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

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


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Exceptional Feature Set for Its Price Point in the Market

Five people who reviewed the product thought it was good value for money. Website Imaging Resource.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Exceptional feature set for its price point in the market”. Macworld.com wrote on expert review site Mac World “Reasonable price” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Best4reviews.com mentioned “It also represents stunning value for” in their review of the Nikon D90.


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Released Over a Year Ago

It was February 2016 when this Nikon camera was released.


Features

Full Feature Set

Five people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had good features. Mac World mentioned “Full feature set” in his review of the Nikon D90. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com said six years ago “In addition to video, you'll find other features inspired”.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Nikon D90 supports video recording, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Video Features Are Limited

Nine owners considered that the Nikon D90 was not good for video recording. Website Imaging Resource.com mentioned “No provision for external audio input for movie recording”. Website Digitalcamerareview.com said in their review of this digital camera “Limitations of current technology mean video is via Live View only”. Eight years ago website Layersmagazine.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Learning curve using the video mode”.

Focusing in Movie Mode Take

Four people who purchased it considered that it did not have a good autofocus. Website Cnet.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Manual focus enlargement not sharp”. They also said “Only manual focus in the video mode” in their review. And also mentioned “Very slow focusing in live view mode”.

Three customers who reviewed the product concluded that it did not have a good lens. Website Cnet.com mentioned “Middling kit lens”. Website Gadgetshow.channel5.com said “The kit lens might be big”. Website V3.co.uk wrote eight years ago “Kit lens is average, scene modes not needed on a camera of this type” but in spite of that they still rated it 5 stars out of 5.

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Big Viewfinder and Detailed Screen

Four people said in their reviews that it had a good screen.

Three customers who reviewed it thought it had a good viewfinder. Website Cnet.com mentioned nine years ago “Big viewfinder and detailed screen”. In the same month expert review site Dpexpert.com.au wrote “The bright viewfinder displays all the shooting parameter information”.

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Great Image Quality

Sixteen owners said in their reviews that the Nikon D90 was able to produce good images. Website Electricpig.co.uk wrote eight years ago “Excellent performer and accurately exposed images” in their review of this digital camera. Nine years ago expert website Dpexpert.com.au said in their review of this digital camera “The image quality is spectacular”. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “It focuses quickly, has zippy 4.5 fps burst mode, has more adjustments than you could possible handle in a lifetime plus it takes fine photos with barely a hint of noise”.

Two people who bought the product reckoned that it was good in low light. Website Dpexpert.com.au mentioned “The low light capabilities of this camera are similar to the 300, which means IS 1600 is the new IS 400”. Expert website Camcorderinfo.com said “While it did capture wonderful colors in low light”.

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Display

Quite Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Nikon D90 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this camera. Low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera have display diagonals of between 1.4" and 3".

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Nikon D90 supports video capability, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon D90 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon D90 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Nikon D90 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon D90 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera do not have an image stabilizer.

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12.3 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 12.3 megapixels camera.

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Camera

Features Album Organization

The Nikon D90 features album organization. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera also feature album organization.

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Features Histogram

The Nikon D90 features histogram, as do most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

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Features Calendar

The Nikon D90 features calendar, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Nikon D90 has an HDMI, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Supports PictBridge

The Nikon D90 supports PictBridge. Most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also support PictBridge.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon D90 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than a year ago.

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Flash

Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon D90 has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

The Nikon D90 is fairly heavy (620 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera. The weights of low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera range from 18g to 1kg.

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Design

Good Build Quality

Seven customers wrote in their reviews that it was well made. Stuff.tv scored the product 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “Great controls and build” in their review of this digital camera. Pocket Lint mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Build and handling, superb image quality, ease of use, screen size” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Website Digitalcamerareview.com said nine years ago “Good build quality” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Build Quality

Fourteen customers who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was good quality. Website Digitaltrends.com said “Wonderful quality stills”. Nine years ago website Laptopmag.com mentioned “Excellent image quality”. Website Imaging Resource.com wrote “New kit lens has good optical quality, much better than average for kit lenses” .

Ease of Use

Eight customers said in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use. Website Best4reviews.com gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this digital camera nine years ago “White Balance control”. Website V3.co.uk said in their review of the Nikon D90 eight years ago “Total control over every aspect of each image, huge screen, video mode”. Website Pcworld.com_techhive.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Ease of use and handling” and rated this digital camera 4 stars out of 5.

Four owners said in their reviews that it was easy to handle. Website Cnet.com wrote “Great handling and ergonomics” and rated the product 4 stars out of 5. They also said “Build quality, handling and viewfinder” in their review. Cameralabs.com gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned on expert review site Camera Labs “Like its predecessor, it’s more about enhanced features and superior handling, rather than greatly improved image quality”.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers w1855mm, vf531b
Barcodes 00000001559408, 00000001560005, 00000001561887, 00000001562911, 00000001563910, 00000001564037, 00000001564064, 00000001564424, 00000001565083, 08033737550816, 08590977013650, 08590977013667

Nikon D90 Review Sources

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