Several customers considered that the product was able to produce good images. Eight years ago Pcmag.com wrote “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”. Expert website Whatdigitalcamera.com mentioned “Theres no doubting the abilities of this camera to produce stunning still images – and moving images –” in their review of this digital camera. Digitalcamerainfo.com gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “The Nikon was superior for still photography” in their review.
Six people who bought it considered that it had a good picture resolution. Expert review site Digitalcamerainfo.com wrote in their Nikon D5000 review eight years ago “Overall we found the Canon XSi did a better job shooting video, with higher definition”. Expert website Digitalartsonline.co.uk said “The D5000, with its 12.3 million effective pixels, does direct battle with Canon’s 500D”. Expert review site Macworld.co.uk scored it very highly and wrote “It’s an entry-level DSLR that has plenty of advanced features, yet it also provides shooting guides and built-in scene modes”.
Several customers who bought the product thought it had a good image sensor. Expertreviews.co.uk rated it as very good and said on Expert Reviews “The D5000 is a fraction cheaper and has a 12.9-megapixel Cmos sensor compared with the 500Ds 15.1-megapixel sensor”. Expert website Pocket-Lint.com said “It has a 12.3MP CMOS sensor and a new tilt, turn, swivel 2.7-inch LCD” and scored it 5 stars.
One Nikon D5000 owner mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good ISO range. Photographyblog.com mentioned on expert review site 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” in their review of the Nikon D5000.
One customer who reviewed it thought it was good in low light. Laptopmag.com rated it 5 stars and said eight years ago “Breathtaking low-light performance for a reasonable price”.