Seventeen people concluded that it was able to produce good images. Seven years ago Pcmag.com scored it 4 stars and said on PC Mag “The 12.3-megapixel Nikon D5000 is a terrific buy, offering the image quality of a more expensive D-SLR for a price of just $729.99 (direct, body only” in their Nikon D5000 review. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com said in the same month “Theres no doubting the abilities of this camera to produce stunning still images – and moving images –”. Digitalcamerainfo.com wrote “The Nikon was superior for still photography” in their review.
Several customers who bought the Nikon D5000 reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. Expert review site Digitalartsonline.co.uk scored it 5 stars and wrote “The D5000, with its 12.3 million effective pixels, does direct battle with Canon’s 500D” in their review. Macworld.co.uk rated the product as excellent and wrote seven years ago “It’s an entry-level DSLR that has plenty of advanced features, yet it also provides shooting guides and built-in scene modes”. Also seven years ago expert website Digitalcamerareview.com wrote in their review of the Nikon D5000 “The largest market interested in shooting video with a DSLR is the entry-level consumer market”.
Some people wrote in their reviews that it had a good image sensor. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their review of this digital camera seven years ago “The D5000 is a fraction cheaper and has a 12.9-megapixel Cmos sensor compared with the 500Ds 15.1-megapixel sensor” . Pocket-Lint.com wrote on expert website Pocket Lint “It has a 12.3MP CMOS sensor and a new tilt, turn, swivel 2.7-inch LCD”.
One Nikon D5000 reviewer who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had a good ISO range. Photographyblog.com mentioned in their review of the Nikon D5000 on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “A 2.7 inch vari-angle LCD monitor makes it easier to compose your shots from difficult angles, while the extensive ISO range of 100-64”.
One person who reviewed it concluded that it was good in low light.