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Nikon D700 Digital Camera

SLR 12.1MP CMOS 3" Feb 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Display Diagonal Release Date
Thirteen industry awards
Good technical features
Viewfinder only 95 percent
90 Reviews + 13 Awards
DP Review Gold Trusted Reviews Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended

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Reviews

Thirteen Industry Awards

Digital camera experts really like this Nikon digital camera and have given it thirteen awards.

This Nikon camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by review websites Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com, Camera Labs and Lydogbilde.no all of whom thought that this camera was great.

Review websites Trusted Reviews, M3.idg.se and IT Reviews.com all thought that concluded that they would endorse this Nikon digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Furthermore, the expert at website DP Review gave this camera a "Gold" award and concluded it was outstanding and it received a "Platinum" award from review site Buy-n-shoot.com. This low megapixel digital camera also received a Modsynergy.com "Editor's Choice" award.

Stuff.tv gave this Nikon digital camera a "Hot Buy" award, it received a "5 Star" award from 01net.com and Letsgodigital.org/nl/ gave it an "Excellent" award.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Based on fourty-five expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, DP Review and CNET.com the average expert rating of this digital camera is 92 out of 100. Experts think this camera is one of the very best low megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than a year ago.

Good Brand

Based on 25,534 expert and user reviews (including 548 verified purchases), Nikon has good reviews for its digital cameras. Nikon also has good reviews specifically for its low megapixel digital cameras compared to other manufacturers. 99% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Good Technical Features

Two people who purchased this digital camera agreed that it had good features.


Power

Optional Battery Grip Improves Performance to 8 Fps

One owner who reviewed the Nikon D700 thought it had a good battery life. Digitalcamerareview.com mentioned nine years ago “Optional battery grip improves performance to 8 fps” in their review of this digital camera.


Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon D700 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than a year.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Nikon D700 has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Nikon D700 has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera. The smallest display diagonal of digital cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera is 1.4", the largest is 3", and the average display diagonal is 2.6".

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Weight & Dimensions

Rugged, Durable Body

Five customers who reviewed it mentioned that it was compact. Gadgetshow.channel5.com said “A 7.6 cm LCD monitor in a light and compact Magnesium alloy body” and gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars. Photographyblog.com wrote on PhotographyBlog.com “The Nikon D700 features the same 36x24mm, full frame, 12.1 megapixel CMOS sensor as the D3, housed in a more compact and lighter body”. Expert review site Photoanswers.co.uk wrote in their review of this digital camera “In a slightly more compact body” and rated the product 4 stars out of 5.

Four customers said in their reviews that the product was a good body shape. Nine years ago Good Gear Guide.com.au mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Full-frame sensor, smaller and lighter body than the 3, useful Live View, virtual horizon, comfortable to use”. Also nine years ago expert website Thestar.com.my said “With the best of what the D3 has to offer jammed into a body that’s a lot easier to carry around, there’s very little to complain about”. Expert website Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “For professionals in particular the camera is ideal as a backup body, while the enthusiast will be spoiled by both its performance in a variety of situation”.

Three customers who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was good structurally. Digitalcamerareview.com mentioned “Rugged construction with magnesium alloy body”. Expert website Electronicsme.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “While it sits squarely between these two models, there's no question about the fact that it's a pro camera - it has the tank-like construction Ni”.

One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Expert website Thinkcamera.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “There are very few downsides, except perhaps for that hefty £2000 body only price tag” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Very Heavy

The weights of low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera range from 18g to 1kg, and the average weight is 430g. With a weight of 995 grams, the Nikon D700 is very heavy compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Design

Tough Build and Great Ergonomics

Two owners who bought it considered that it was ergonomic. Camera Labs said nine years ago “Tough build and great ergonomics” in their Nikon D700 review.

Two owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good looking. Digitalcamerareview.com wrote “Gorgeous, high-resolution 3-inch LCD” in their review of this digital camera. Shutterbug.com mentioned “Images are noise free with wide dynamic range and beautiful to”.

One customer who purchased this digital camera wrote that it was well designed. Expert review site Steves-Digicams.com mentioned “THE AGILE NEW NIKON D700 FX-FORMAT D-SLR CAMERA DELIVERS PERFORMANCE INSPIRED BY THE NIKON D3 IN A SMALLER, LIGHTER DESIGN Nikons Press Release MELVILLE, N.Y”.

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Great Image Quality

Ten people who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Dcresource.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Excellent photo quality with a quality lens” . Digitalcamerareview.com mentioned in their review of the Nikon D700 “Great image quality”. Dp Review said on DP Review “Excellent build quality and very good ergonomics” in their review of this digital camera and gave this digital camera a rating of 4 stars out of 5.

Solid Construction

Eleven people who bought the product agreed that it was well made. Nine years ago Digitalcamerareview.com said “Solid construction”. Dcresource.com mentioned in their Nikon D700 review “Built like a brick”. Shutterbug.com mentioned “Small, sturdy build feels like an 100 film camera” in their review of this digital camera.

Four people said in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. Shutterbug.com wrote “Combines the "full-frame" low-noise performance of the 3 with the rugged portability of the 300” . Infosyncworld.com mentioned “Rugged, durable body”. Expert website Devhardware.com wrote “Nikon has successfully taken the best elements from its recent releases and combined them into one serious, sturdy, featu” in their review of this digital camera.

One owner reckoned that this digital camera was reliable. Techradar said “Class-leading high-ISO performance, reliable AF” in their review of this digital camera.

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Noise Control

Four customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use. Cnet.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “First-rate build quality and control layout”. What Digital Camera mentioned “Noise control”. Expert website Mymac.com gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned eight years ago “Getting those images is challenging enough with learning how to use a new camera” in their review of the Nikon D700.

One owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Dp Review gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned on DP Review “Very good default JPEG settings”. One customer concluded that the product was easy to handle.

One person who bought it considered that it had a good interface. Eight years ago Infosyncworld.com gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Extensive interface and features”.

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Camera

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The Nikon D700 features histogram, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera.

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Battery

1000 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most of the other cameras that have been around for more than a year only take between 230 and 999 battery life (CIPA standard), however the Nikon D700 takes 1000 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Light Exposure

Supports Six ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon D700 is more than most low megapixel digital cameras that came out more than a year ago. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 100, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this Nikon digital camera. The ISO sensitivities 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and 6400 are also supported by this camera.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Three owners said in their reviews that the Nikon D700 was noisy. Ephotozine mentioned “Great noise performance”.

Noise Control

Three owners said in their reviews that the Nikon D700 was noisy. Ephotozine mentioned “Great noise performance”.


Center Point Autofocus a

Five owners who bought it reckoned that it had a good autofocus. Shutterbug.com mentioned “Fast and accurate autofocus system”. Nine years ago Ephotozine mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Excellent focusing system” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Dp Review said “Center point autofocus a”.

Three people said in their reviews that it had a good lens. Eleven years ago Dp Review said on DP Review “Auto ISO selection can be linked to lens focal length”. One owner who purchased it thought it had a good zoom. Macworld.co.uk said “Canons EOS 450D comes with an image stabilised zoom to aid sharp results in low light” in their review of this digital camera.

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Great Image Quality

Sixteen customers who bought the Nikon D700 concluded that it was able to produce good images. Shutterbug.com mentioned “Where to start Anyone whos serious about photography will be drooling over the 700s specs”. What Digital Camera said in their review of this digital camera “LCD screen, overall image quality, focusing system, metering, white balance”. Cnet.com scored it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote on CNET.com “Excellent photo quality as high as ISO 6 400” in their review of this digital camera.

Nine people considered that it had a good ISO range. Dp Review said eleven years ago “Outstanding low ISO performance in both JPEG”. Nine years ago Digitalcamerareview.com said “Exceptional high ISO performance” in their review of this digital camera. In the same month Dcresource.com said “Out of this world high ISO performance”.

Seven owners reckoned that it had a good image sensor. Expert review site Kickstartnews.com said “Praise Nikon for including an effective, built-in sensor cleaning system (something which is missing from the D3” in their review of this digital camera. Dpexpert.com.au wrote “This 12 megapixel camera has an FX sensor (full 35mm film frame size) as used in the professional D3”. Nine years ago Trustedreviews.com scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and said on expert review site Trusted Reviews “The Nikon D700 is the second model from the company to feature a full frame sensor”.

Seven people said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good picture resolution. Dcresource.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Large, super high resolution 3inc” . Digitalcamerareview.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Fast 5 fps continuous shooting, with a deep buffer”. Camera Labs said “Quick 51-point AF and 5fps shooting”.

Three owners wrote in their reviews that it was good in low light. Stuff.tv rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote “Superb low-light performance” in their review of this digital camera. Cnet.com gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned on CNET.com nine years ago “Fast focus and shooting, even in low light”.

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Viewfinder Only 95 Percent

Four owners who purchased the product said that it did not have a good viewfinder. Cnet.co.uk wrote in their review of this digital camera “Viewfinder only provides 95 per cent coverage” but in spite of that they scored it 4 stars out of 5. Infosyncworld.com said “Viewfinder coverage is only 95” but despite that they still rated this digital camera a maximum of 5 stars. Digitalcamerareview.com mentioned “Viewfinder only 95 percent”.

One person said in their reviews that the product was not mirrorless. Eleven years ago Dp Review said “Slow AF in live view and video modes (compared to mirrorless APS-C cameras” however despite that they still gave the product a score of 4 stars out of 5.

One owner concluded that the Nikon D700 did not have a good screen. Dp Review wrote on DP Review “When shooting in live view, rear screen is blacked out until dat”.

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In Video Mode

Four owners who bought it concluded that it was not good for video recording. Dp Review mentioned “No aperture control in video mode” in their Nikon D700 review. Dp Review also mentioned “Noticeably soft video output” in their review.

Portrait With Flash is Over Exposed

One owner mentioned that it did not have a good flash. Nine years ago Ephotozine mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Portrait with flash is over exposed”.

Poor Exposure Control

One customer who reviewed this digital camera thought it did not have good exposure controls.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This camera has been on the market since April 2017.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon vba220ae, nikon 9622
Barcodes 00000001621643, 00000001624164, 00000001624413
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