Nikon is one of the better rated camera manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and Nikon also has good reviews for its digital cameras.
Good Quality Lens
A number of people agreed that the Nikon D70s had a good autofocus. Photographyblog.com wrote on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “The autofocus system has been refined, there is a larger 2 inch LCD monitor”.
Several Nikon D70s owners who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it was lightweight. Expert website Goodgearguide.com.au said “Compared to some other digital SLRs--such as the bulky Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro or the heavy Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D--the Nikon D70s feels small and lightweight”. Expert website Pcworld.com_techhive.com said ten years ago “Small and relatively lightweight” in their Nikon D70s review and gave the product a rating of 79 out of 100.
Good Product Quality
A number of customers who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Seven years ago Photo Radar wrote “Image quality could be better”. Expert website Thinkcamera.com rated the product 5 stars and mentioned “The Nikon D70s is a high quality camera at a keen price”.
Good Screen / Viewfinder
A few customers who reviewed it considered that it had a good screen. Photo Radar mentioned “New, improved LCD screen at the back” and rated the Nikon D70s 80 out of 100.
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Easy to Use
One Nikon D70s reviewer said in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use. Photographyblog.com mentioned on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “It provides almost everything that most photographers will ever need in a camera (digital or otherwise), whilst delivering fantastic ease of use” in their review and gave the Nikon D70s a rating of 5 stars.
Good Technical Features
One Nikon D70s reviewer who bought the product reckoned that it had good features. Ten years ago Pcworld.com_techhive.com mentioned “The D70s offers a good selection of features and fast autofocus.”.
Good Battery Life
One Nikon D70s reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good battery life. Expert review site Neocamera.com mentioned “Larger LCD (2" vs 1.8"), faster focus, improved flash, improved battery” and gave it a score of 4 stars.
One Nikon D70s reviewer who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had a good flash.
One Nikon D70s owner mentioned that the Nikon D70s was smooth. Eleven years ago expert review site Steves-Digicams.com mentioned “The Digital Vari-Program modes produce great results with smooth gradations and rich tones eve” in their review of the Nikon D70s.
Good Quality Pictures
One customer who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. Eleven years ago Cnet.com mentioned “Digital camera, 6,100,000 pixels, LCD display - TFT active matrix - 1.8 in - Color, - CompactFlash Card.” in their review of the Nikon D70s.
One customer who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was able to produce good images.
8 Reasons Against
The Nikon D70s is not waterproof. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as the D70s are also not waterproof.
Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser
Most digital cameras that were launched in the last 12 months do not have an image stabiliser. The Nikon D70s is no exception to this as it too does not have an image stabiliser.
Does Not Support Full HD Video
The Nikon D70s does not support Full HD video. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out in the last 12 months also do not support Full HD video.
Not 3D Compatible
The Nikon D70s is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other recently released cameras are also not 3D compatible.
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Does Not Have a GPS
Most similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the D70s do not have a GPS. The Nikon D70s is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.
Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity
Like most of the other latest digital cameras, the Nikon D70s does not support WiFi connectivity.
Does Not Support Video Recording
The Nikon D70s does not support video recording, although keep in mind that most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as the D70s also do not support video recording.
Does Not Have a Built-In Flash
The Nikon D70s does not have a built-in flash, although it is worth noting that most of the other recently released digital cameras also do not have a built-in flash.
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