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Nikon D90

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A good spec and multi award winning SLR digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from four expert review websites and 9 further awards from other expert sites
SLR 12.9MP 4288 X 2848 Pixels CMOS Aug 2008
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Nikon D90 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Nikon D90 number 481 across all digital cameras.
95
Reviews
35 Reviews + 13 Awards
73
Features
Good Features
61
Age
9 Years Old
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 88%, based on 35 reviews. This digital camera has received 13 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Photoxels.com plus three other sites and a "Highly Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com plus one other site. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Nikon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report good picture quality, that it is reasonably priced and excellent technical features.
The D90 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
AF-S DX nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6g ED VR
70-300mm f/4.5-5.6g AF-S VR NIKKOR
Lower than average megapixels
Only 4288 x 2848 pixels image resolution

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 9999999 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also excellent for sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras, but only average for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Average
59
Landscape Photography
Average
38
Everyday Photography
Mediocre
83
Sports Photography
Excellent
86
Wildlife Photography
Excellent

Nikon D90 Video Reviews

How Big is the Nikon D90?

The Nikon D90 is 132mm wide and 77mm tall. It is 103mm deep and weighs 620g.

Nikon D90 front dimensions
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Nikon D90 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

13 Industry Awards

This Nikon digital camera is one of the most awarded by expert review sites of all the cameras.

This camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by websites Photoxels.com, Laptopmag.com, Cnetfrance.fr and CNET.co.uk all of whom said that this Nikon camera was brilliant.

Websites PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs both strongly endorse this Nikon digital camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Another three expert review sites all endorsed this camera. Website Letsgodigital.org/nl/ conluded that they would recommend this Nikon camera and gave it a "Recommended" award and it received a "Platinum" award from website Buy-N-Shoot.com who said it was exceptional. Furthermore, the author at website Best4reviews.com gave this camera a "Best Buy" award and said it was very good.

The experts at three other expert review sites all decided that this Nikon camera was very good. Tipa.com gave this camera a "Technical Image Press Association Award", it received a "Hot Buy" award from Stuff.tv and Pocket Lint gave it a "Hot Product" award.

One other expert review site thought that this camera was very good. This was from 01net.com who gave it an "5 Star".

Good Expert Reviews

Based on 35 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Digital Versus and Pocket Lint the average expert rating of this camera is 88 out of 100. This means that camera experts think this Nikon digital camera is one of the very best cameras.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 40,636 owner and expert reviews (including 10,692 verified purchases), Nikon has very good ratings for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Five customers who reviewed it agreed that it was able to produce good images.

  • The image quality is spectacular…
    Dpexpert.com.au October 2008
  • 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…
    Digitaltrends.com October 2008
  • With its very good feature set, excellent image quality…
  • While it did capture wonderful colors in low light…
    Camcorderinfo.com October 2008
  • Like its predecessor, it’s more about enhanced features and superior handling, rather than greatly improved image quality…
  • It is fine for casual use and the still image capabilities are top notch as always making this another impressive…

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two people said in their reviews that the product was good value for money.

Customers Report Excellent Technical Features

Three owners thought this digital camera had good features.

Users Report Good Product Quality

Three customers who bought this digital camera wrote that it was good quality.

Age

Released Over Nine Years Ago

This Nikon digital camera was released in August 2008.

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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.

Nikon lens range

Lower Than Average Megapixels

Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Nikon D90 of only 12.9MP is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 25% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 4288 X 2848 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Nikon D90 is 4288 x 2848 pixels. That's 23% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon 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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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon D90 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Nikon D90's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 62% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon digital 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 Nikon 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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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon D90 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Heavier Than Average

Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Nikon D90's weight of 620g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 10% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The Nikon D90's display resolution of 920,000 pixels is in the highest 34% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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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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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Nikon D90 features multi burst mode. 87% of digital cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Supports Live View

The Nikon D90 supports live view. 83% of cameras do not support live view.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Nikon D90 has an anti-dust function, unlike 90% of cameras which do not have an anti-dust function.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Nikon D90 has an external flash connector. 86% of cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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4288 X 2848 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon D90 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4288 x 2848. That's over four times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon D90 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Nikon D90 has a shoe mounting point. 89% of cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Features Date Imprinting

The Nikon D90 features date imprinting. 93% of digital cameras do not feature date imprinting.

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Features Calendar

The Nikon D90 features calendar. 87% of cameras do not feature calendar.

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Energy Star Certified

The Nikon D90 is Energy Star certified, unlike 98% of cameras which are not Energy Star certified.

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Has an Audio Recorder

The Nikon D90 has an audio recorder. 99% of digital cameras do not have an audio recorder.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Features Album Organization

The Nikon D90 features album organization, which is unusual. 95% of cameras do not feature album organization.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon D90 has an HDMI port, unlike 72% of cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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850 Battery Life

The Nikon D90 is a digital camera that takes 850 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon D90 supports video capability. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon D90 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Direct Printing

The Nikon D90 supports direct printing, unlike 88% of cameras which do not support direct printing.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Nikon D90 of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 29% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon D90 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 78% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon D90 has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon d90digitalcamera, nikon amzrefb0078cr, nikon amzrefb0077cr, nikon vba230ae, nikon f3556g

Barcodes:

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