The Nikon DSLR D5000 is an entry level DSLR that is loaded with features and yet within oneís budget. Listed below are its technical specifications, latest features and price.

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Nikon DSLR D5000

According to what many might (rightly) state, this is perhaps the best time to pursue photography as a career as well as a hobby. New variants of cameras are being introduced in the market, DSLRs have begun to come in all sizes, some that actually the average manís pocket and so on. One such entry level DSLR that is made for the first time users is the Nikon DSLR D5000. It comes with a resolution of 12.3mp and a normal kit lens of range 18mm to 35mm.

Design and Functioning

Though sturdy and touch, with a magnesium alloy body which any good DSLR will boast of, Nikon DSLR D5000 weighs hardly half a kilogram, lighter than one of its predecessors, Nikon DSLR D90, which was touted as rather bulky. One of the features that renders its user friendliness is the swivel or tilt LCD screen which can be rotated to suit the needs of the user. This camera comes with the Image Sensor Cleaning technology that allows the user to press just one button to clean the dust particles on the CMOS sensor. It also offers shutter speeds ranging from a minimum of 30 seconds to a maximum of 1/4000th of a second. Its Advanced Scene shooting modes also include Autumn Colours, High Key, Low key, Silhouette, Dawn/Dusk apart from the normal Night Landscape, Portrait, Party, Pet Portrait and so on. It is compatible with SD and SDHC cards for storage.

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Nikon DSLR D5000 Price India
Price: Rs. 37,950.00Resolution: 12.30 MP

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Technical Specifications of Nikon DSLR D5000
OverviewCamera type DSLR
Battery (Type) Li-ion
DimensionsWidth (mm) 127
Depth (mm) 80
Height (mm) 104
LensFocal Length(mm) 18-55
f-number f/3.5-5.6G
Shutter Speed (seconds) 1/8000 - 30 sec
ISO rating ISO 200 to 6400
Interchangeability Yes
Brand Nikon DX-format
Image SensorType CMOS
Effective Resolution(MP) 12.30
Dust Reduction System Yes
ViewfinderType LCD
Size 2.7
MemoryCard Type SD/SDHC Memory Card
Light MeteringMulti Metering Yes
Center Weighted Metering Yes
Spot Metering Yes
ImagingExposure Compensation Automatic
Aperture Automatic
White Balance Automatic
Focus Manual or Automatic
Image Stabilization Automatic
Shooting Modes Yes
Built in Flash Automatic
External flash support Automatic
InterfaceWiFi NA
Bluetooth NA
Picbridge NA
Hdmi Yes
Primary FeaturesAuto Bracketing Yes
Self Timer 20.00
Face Detection Yes
Af Assist Lamp Yes
Movie Mode Yes
Red Eye Reduction Yes
Histogram Yes
Colour Options Black
Warranty (Years) 2
Last Updated on : October 04, 2010

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