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Nikon D90
93
Reviews
128 Reviews + 22 Awards
74
Features
Good Features
69
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
64
Value for Money
Good
64
Age
4 Years Old
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
Reviews indicate that this digital camera is very able to produce good images but it has a bad autofocus and it's bad for video recording. It's a good spec and multi award winning 620g digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from four expert review websites and 18 further awards from other expert sites. It has a built-in flash, an optical zoom of and a minimum aperture number of and does not have an image stabiliser.
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620g SLR 12.9MP 4288 X 2848 Pixels Jun 2014
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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Nikon D90 number 4 across all digital cameras and number 123 in best selling cameras.

75

75
Kagoo Score
94
Reviews
75
Features
70
Popularity
65
Value for Money
64
Age

75

75
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 75?

owners report that it has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 88%, based on 128 reviews. This digital camera has received 22 awards including a "Recommended" award from Akam.no plus four other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from Photoxels.com plus three other sites.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Nikon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
The D90 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
AF-S DX nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6g ED VR
70-300mm f/4.5-5.6g AF-S VR NIKKOR
Lower than average megapixels
Only 4288 x 2848 pixels image resolution

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each digital camera by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the digital camera is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec digital cameras come to market, the older digital cameras will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for landscape photography. It is also very good for everyday photography.
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Average Review Score

4.6 stars (128 reviews)

40%

of Customers Would Recommend
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5 Recommended Awards

The Nikon D90 has received five Recommended Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including Trusted Reviews, Akam.no and letsgodigital.org/nl/.
Recommended from Trusted Reviews Recommended from Akam.no Recommended from letsgodigital.org/nl/ Recommended from alphr.com Recommended from igizmo.co.uk

4 Editor's Choice Awards

This digital camera has received four Editor's Choice Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including Cnetfrance.fr, CNET.co.uk and Laptopmag.com.
Editor's Choice from Cnetfrance.fr Editor's Choice from CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice from Laptopmag.com Editor's Choice from photoxels.com

13 Further Awards

It's received 13 Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Camera Labs and Expert Reviews.
Highly Recommended from PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended from Camera Labs Best Buy from Expert Reviews Best Buy from best4reviews.com Hot Product from Pocket Lint Innovation from plusxaward.de 5 Star from 01net.com Technical Image Press Association Award from tipa.com Platinum from buy-n-shoot.com Hot Buy from stuff.tv A-List from pcauthority.com.au Buy It from computeractive.co.uk Best Product from pctuner.net

What Are People Saying About the Nikon D90?

Picture Quality
12
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Features
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Viewfinder / Screen
4
0
Video Capability
3
1
Price
9
2
Lens System
1
2
Ease of Use
5
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Size and Weight
2
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Flash
1
0
Design
2
0
Noise Level
1
0
Robustness
1
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Over 10 People Thought the Nikon D90 Had a Good Price
  • ... expensive for snapshots, but brilliant value for keen amateur photographers Good points Total control over every aspect of each image, huge screen, video ...
    v3.co.uk 23 Feb 2009
  • ... other hand, costs a... Too expensive for snapshots, but brilliant value for keen amateur photographers...Total control over every aspect of each image, ...
    computeractive.co.uk 23 Feb 2009
  • ... In terms of pricing, looking at the body only price, it also represents stunning value for...Build and handling. Superb image quality. Ease of use. Screen ...
    best4reviews.com 15 Oct 2008
  • The Nikon D90 is Nikon’s enthusiast offering and a more affordable alternative to the heavy-duty D300. There’s a 12.3Mp sensor on the Nikon D90 and ...
    practicalphotography.com 1 Jan 2009
  • Three People Thought the Nikon D90 Was Reliable

    Three people thought that the Nikon D90 was well made.

  • ... Accessory Shoe Cover, Software Suite CD-ROM... Nikon has built on the success of their popular D80 from 2006, and added a host of new technologies and ...
    Steve's Digicams 1 Feb 2009
  • ... simple to use ev. Excellent photo quality. Superb high ISO performance. Well built, easy to hold. Dust reduction system. Large, super high resolution 3inch ...
    wired.com 21 Sep 2008
  • ... yes, its movie...Excellent photo quality. Superb high ISO performance. Well built, easy to hold. Dust reduction system. Large, super high resolution 3inch ...
    dcresource.com 16 Sep 2008
  • Seven People Thought it Was a Good Size

    Several people thought that the Nikon D90 was a good size, body shape and was compact.

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    A Good Size
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... the market to d...Build and handling, superb image quality, ease of use, screen size. AF performance (non-Live View). White Balance control. EXPEED image ...
    Pocket Lint 9 Oct 2008
  • ... stunning value for...Build and handling. Superb image quality. Ease of use. Screen size. AF performance (non-Live View). White Balance control. EXPEED ...
    best4reviews.com 15 Oct 2008
  • View All Reviews About Size
    A Good Body Shape
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Compact
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Some People Thought it Was Well Designed
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    The Vast Majority of People Thought the Nikon D90 Was Easy to Use

    Several people thought that the Nikon D90 had very good controls, was really easy to use and was easy to handle.

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    Has Outstanding Controls
    12 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... D80s superb image quality, but adds a couple of extra megapixels, has the best controls t...
    Expert Reviews 1 Dec 2008
  • ... expensive for snapshots, but brilliant value for keen amateur photographers Good points Total control over every aspect of each image, huge screen, video ...
    v3.co.uk 23 Feb 2009
  • ... of HD video...Amazing high-ISO performance. Good HD video. Live View. Great controls and build. No image stabiliser. Harsh flash.
    stuff.tv 3 Dec 2008
  • ... but brilliant value for keen amateur photographers...Total control over every aspect of each image, huge screen, video mode. Kit lens is average, scene ...
    computeractive.co.uk 23 Feb 2009
  • View All Reviews About Controls
    Really Easy to Use
    5 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Easy to Handle
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Comfortable and Easy to Hold
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    8 Out of 10 Customers Thought it Had Well Executed Technical Features

    More than 10 people thought that the Nikon D90 had good features.

  • ... foremost, the D90 is a still-image SLR, and a very good one. With its very good feature set, excellent image quality, and reasonable price, the D90 is ...
    Mac World 14 May 2009
  • ... provides a range of new and improved features that must make one of the best consumer level DSLRs to arrive on the market to d...Build and handling, superb ...
    Pocket Lint 9 Oct 2008
  • ... Nikon D90 is a very impressive DSLR, but like its predecessor, it’s more about enhanced features and superior handling, rather than greatly improved ...
    Camera Labs 30 Sep 2008
  • ... megapixels (from 10.2 megapixels on the D80). In addition to video, you'll find other features inspired...
    techmagnifier.com 17 Sep 2011
  • Nine People Thought it Was OK When it Came to Noise Level

    Nine people thought that the Nikon D90 wasn't noisy.

  • ... fps burst mode, has more adjustments than you could possible handle in a lifetime plus it takes fine photos with barely a hint of noise. As a camcorder, ...
    Digitaltrends.com 15 Oct 2008
  • ... performance (non-Live View). White Balance control. EXPEED image processing and noise control. HD movies. Live View AF. SD card port. VR kit lens barrel ...
    Pocket Lint 9 Oct 2008
  • ... always making this another impressive...First SLR to shoot video, great noise control, feature-rich, brilliant screen. Live View autofocus is still slow, ...
    Good Gear Guide.com.au 30 Sep 2008
  • ... performance (non-Live View). White Balance control. EXPEED image processing and noise control. HD movies. Live View AF. SD card port. VR kit lens barrel ...
    best4reviews.com 15 Oct 2008
  • Over 20 People Thought it Did Not Have a Good Lens

    Over 10 people thought that the Nikon D90 had a bad autofocus and nine people thought that it also had a bad lens.

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    Has a Bad Autofocus
    13 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... images. Awesome...Excellent performer and accurately exposed images. No autofocus on video mode. 'Only' 720p video capture.
    electricpig.co.uk 17 Dec 2009
  • ... the same exposure throughout the clip, sound is only mono, and you have to focus manually, too nd. The kit lens might be big but its not as sharp as similar ...
    gadgetshow.channel5.com 24 Feb 2009
  • ... complicated menus. Impossible to modify ISO in Live View mode. No AutoFocus in video mode. Hard to access playback from Live View.
    Digital Versus 29 Sep 2008
  • ... goggles. Incamera dust reduction is spot on at removing spots. Only manual focus in the video mode. Seriously, this is really the only problem we had with ...
    wired.com 21 Sep 2008
  • View All Reviews About Autofocus
    Has a Bad Lens
    9 people agree
    8 people disagree
    More Than 10 People Thought This Digital Camera Had a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    Several people thought that the Nikon D90 had a brilliant screen and had a good viewfinder.

    View All Reviews About Viewfinder / Screen
    Has a Brilliant Screen
    11 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... Specifications: Resolution: 12.3 megapixels; Display type: 3 in LCD display See full specs Price range: $999.99 - $1,019.99 See all products in the Nikon ...
    CNET.com 1 Oct 2008
  • ... takes two features of the D300 – the CMOS image sensor and the 75mm high resolution LCD screen and fits them into what is, in effect, the D80 body. ...
    dpexpert.com.au 1 Oct 2008
  • ... amateur photographers...Total control over every aspect of each image, huge screen, video mode. Kit lens is average, scene modes not needed on a camera ...
    computeractive.co.uk 23 Feb 2009
  • ... photographers Good points Total control over every aspect of each image, huge screen, video mode Bad points Kit lens is average, scene modes not needed ...
    v3.co.uk 23 Feb 2009
  • View All Reviews About Lcd
    Has a Good Viewfinder
    6 people agree
    No people disagree
    8 Out of 10 Owners Thought This Digital Camera Took Good Quality Photos

    Over 30 people thought that the Nikon D90 was very able to produce good images and several people thought that it also had an excellent ISO range, picture quality and was good in low light.

    View All Reviews About Picture Quality
    Very Able to Produce Good Images
    33 people agree
    6 people disagree
  • In addition to delivering lightning speeds and stunning photos, this DSLR is the world’s first to record video... The D90 isn’t just another DSLR joining ...
    Laptopmag.com 22 Oct 2008
  • ... expensive for snapshots, but brilliant value for keen amateur photographers Good points Total control over every aspect of each image, huge screen, video ...
    v3.co.uk 23 Feb 2009
  • ... a sizeable three-inch LCD, 12.3-megapixel sensor and the ability to take superbly detailed images. Awesome...Excellent performer and accurately exposed ...
    electricpig.co.uk 17 Dec 2009
  • ... but it is fine for casual use and the still image capabilities are top notch as always making this another impressive...First SLR to shoot video, great ...
    Good Gear Guide.com.au 30 Sep 2008
  • View All Reviews About Megapixel
    Has an Outstanding ISO Range
    8 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has an Outstanding Picture Quality
    7 people agree
    No people disagree
    Good in Low Light
    6 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has a Good Picture Resolution
    5 people agree
    5 people disagree
    Has a Good Image Sensor
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    6 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Not Good for Video Capture

    More than 20 people thought that the Nikon D90 was bad for video recording.

  • ... Total control over every aspect of each image, huge screen, video mode Bad points Kit lens is average, scene modes not needed on a camera of this type...Total ...
    v3.co.uk 23 Feb 2009
  • ... as similar optics from Canon. And the movie mode still needs some work youre stuck with the same exposure throughout the clip, sound is only mono, and ...
    gadgetshow.channel5.com 24 Feb 2009
  • ... similar optics from Canon. And the movie mode still needs some work youre stuck with the same exposure throughout the clip, sound is only mono, and you ...
    gadgetshow.channel5.com 24 Feb 2009
  • ... images. Awesome...Excellent performer and accurately exposed images. No autofocus on video mode. 'Only' 720p video capture.
    electricpig.co.uk 17 Dec 2009
  • Two People Thought it Had a Good Flash

    Two people thought that the Nikon D90 had a good flash.

  • ... image processing system, Large 3.0-inch LCD with 920,000 pixels, more powerful built-in flash...
    Steve's Digicams 1 Feb 2009
  • ... build quality. Good high ISO performance. HD video capability. Good flash performancerecycle times. HD video time limited. No AF for video. Limitations ...
    digitalcamerareview.com 27 Oct 2008
  • How Good Are Nikon Digital Cameras?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available
    Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
    Wide range of minimum aperture numbers depending on lens used
    Optical image stabilisation may be available with some lenses
    Very short camera shutter speed
    Has a built-in flash
    Supports live view
    Has an audio recorder
    Has an HDMI
    850 battery life
    Has an HDMI port
    Wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) depending on lens used
    Features date imprinting
    Supports direct printing
    Has a shoe mounting point
    Has an anti-dust function
    Features calendar
    Has an external flash connector
    Has a tripod mount
    Features brightness adjustment
    Larger than average display diagonal
    1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
    Higher than average display resolution
    Features flash exposure compensation
    Features album organization
    Wide range of maximum aperture numbers depending on lens used
    Features multi burst mode
    Has a flash exposure lock
    Has an auto Exposure (AE) lock
    Has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
    Has an Auto Focus (AF) lock
    1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
    Average maximum ISO sensitivity
    Lower than average megapixels
    Only 4288 x 2848 pixels image resolution
    Does not have a GPS
    Heavier than average

    What the Reviews Say

    Three people thought the Nikon D90 was reliable
    Seven people thought it was a good size
    The vast majority of people thought the Nikon D90 was easy to use
    8 out of 10 customers thought it had well executed technical features
    Nine people thought it was OK when it came to noise level
    More than 10 people thought this digital camera had a good screen or viewfinder
    8 out of 10 owners thought this digital camera took good quality photos
    Two people thought it had a good flash
    Over 20 people thought it did not have a good lens
    6 out of 10 people thought it was not good for video capture
    Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available
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    Nikon offers over 90 own brand lenses for their SLR cameras including macro, fixed focal length and zoom lenses allowing for huge creative versatility. More lenses that fit Nikon SLR cameras are available from third party manufacturers such as Tamron and Sigma.

    Lower Than Average Megapixels

    The Nikon D90's sensor megapixels of only 12.9MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 32% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average megapixels of all cameras is 15MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP.

    What does "megapixels" mean? Less Edit
    Only 4288 X 2848 Pixels Image Resolution

    The Nikon D90 has a maximum image resolution of 4288 x 2848 pixels. That's 23% lower image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

    What does "maximum image resolution" mean? Less Edit
    Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

    This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Nikon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (10mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

    What does "optical zoom" mean? Less Edit
    1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

    The highest video resolution of the Nikon D90 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as HD.

    A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as HD.

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    Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Nikon D90 of 6,400 is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 55% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

    This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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    Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

    This Nikon digital camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabiliser depends on the lens being used. Nikon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

    What is an image stabiliser? Less Edit
    Very Short Camera Shutter Speed

    The Nikon D90's camera shutter speed of only 0.00025s is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the shortest 28% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average camera shutter speed of all cameras is 0.01s, with the shortest being 0.000016s and the longest being 4s.

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    Does Not Have a GPS

    Like most other cameras, the Nikon D90 does not have a GPS. 91% of cameras do not have a GPS.

    What is a GPS? Less Edit
    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The Nikon D90 has a built-in flash. 70% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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    Heavier Than Average

    The weights of cameras range from 50g to 2.7kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Nikon D90 of 620g is heavier than 91% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Supports Live View

    The Nikon D90 supports live view, unlike 85% of digital cameras which do not support live view.

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    Has an Audio Recorder

    The Nikon D90 has an audio recorder, which is unusual. 99% of cameras do not have an audio recorder.

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    Has an HDMI

    The Nikon D90 has an HDMI, unlike 63% of digital cameras which do not have an HDMI.

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    850 Battery Life

    Most digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Nikon D90 which takes 850 battery life.

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    Has an HDMI Port

    The Nikon D90 has an HDMI port, unlike 74% of digital cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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    Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

    This Nikon camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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    Features Date Imprinting

    The Nikon D90 features date imprinting, which is unusual. 90% of cameras do not feature date imprinting.

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    Supports Direct Printing

    The Nikon D90 supports direct printing, unlike 89% of cameras which do not support direct printing.

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    Has a Shoe Mounting Point

    The Nikon D90 has a shoe mounting point, unlike 91% of digital cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.

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    Has an Anti-Dust Function

    The Nikon D90 has an anti-dust function, unlike 92% of digital cameras which do not have an anti-dust function.

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    Features Calendar

    The Nikon D90 features calendar, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not feature calendar.

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    Has an External Flash Connector

    The Nikon D90 has an external flash connector. 88% of cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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    Has a Tripod Mount

    The Nikon D90 has a tripod mount. 77% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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    Features Brightness Adjustment

    The Nikon D90 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 82% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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    Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
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    The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 6.7". The display diagonal of the Nikon D90 of 3" is in the largest 25% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

    The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon D90 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In addition, this Nikon digital camera supports a video resolution of 640x424 pixels and 1280x720 pixels. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 1024 x 1024 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080).

    A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080).

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    Higher Than Average Display Resolution

    Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 570,000 pixels. The Nikon D90's display resolution of 920,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 31% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Features Flash Exposure Compensation

    The Nikon D90 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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    Features Album Organization

    The Nikon D90 features album organization, which is unusual. 93% of digital cameras do not feature album organization.

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    Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

    This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon lenses range in aperture from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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    Features Multi Burst Mode

    The Nikon D90 features multi burst mode. 86% of digital cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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    Has a Flash Exposure Lock

    The Nikon D90 has a flash exposure lock, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a flash exposure lock.

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    Has an Auto Exposure (AE) Lock

    The Nikon D90 has an auto Exposure (AE) lock, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have an auto Exposure (AE) lock.

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    Has an Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam

    The Nikon D90 has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam, which is unusual. 71% of cameras do not have an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam.

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    Has an Auto Focus (AF) Lock

    The Nikon D90 has an Auto Focus (AF) lock, which is unusual. 71% of cameras do not have an Auto Focus (AF) lock.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Nikon D90 has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 4 out of 474 digital cameras.
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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    The chart below compares the value for money of the Nikon D90 (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

    Better Value For Money Worse Value For Money

    What the Reviews Say

    Over 10 people thought the Nikon D90 had a good price
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    Age

    Nikon D90 Release Date

    June 2014

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    Nikon D90 Specification

    Key Features
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    Maximum Image Resolution
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    Closest Focusing Distance
    Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
    Auto Focus (AF) Lock
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    ISO Sensitivity
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    Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
    Light Metering
    Light Exposure Correction
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    Voice Recording
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    Memory
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    Compatible Memory Card
    Memory Slots
    Memory Upgrade
    Display
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    Vari-Angle LCD Display
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    Display
    Viewfinder
    Magnification
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    Ports & Interfaces
    PictBridge
    HDMI
    USB Version
    DC-in Jack
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    Camera
    GPS
    White Balance
    Photo Effects
    Self-Timer Delay
    Calendar
    Album Organization
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    Image Editing
    Camera File System
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    Tripod Mount
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    Operational Conditions
    Operating Temperature (T-T)
    Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
    System Requirements
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    Packaging Content
    Bundled Software
    AC Adapter Included
    Cables Included
    Batteries Included
    Battery Charger Included
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    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    4260168421697 d5000, 4260168421697 d300s, amzrefb0077cr 123mp, 4260168421697 d5200, 4260168421697 d3200, 4260168421697 d3000, nikon amzrefb0078cr, 4260168421697 d5100, 4260168421697 d3100, amzrefb0078cr 123mp, nikon amzrefb0077cr, 4260168421697 d700, 4260168421697 d800, 4260168421697 d200, 4260168421697 d40x, 4260168421697 d70s, 4260168421697 d600, amzrefb0077cr d90, amzrefb0078cr d90, nikon vba230ae, nikon w1870mm, nikon 190130u, nikon f3556g, 11799 d5100, nikon 730nm, 11799 d5000, nikon 650nm, 11799 d3000, nikon 665nm, nikon 720nm, nikon 123mp, nikon mbd80, nikon 715nm, 11799 d7000, nikon 590nm, nikon f18d, 11799 d70s, 11799 d600, nikon sb22, 11799 d40x, nikon d90, 11799 d90, 11799 d80, nikon f28

    Barcodes

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