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Nikon D90

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A multi award winning and good spec SLR camera, but representing only average value for money
SLR 12.9MP 4288 X 2848 Pixels CMOS Aug 2008
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Nikon D90 DX-Format CMOS DSLR Camera (Body Only) (OLD MODEL)
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NIKON D90 SLR - BODY ONLY - 12.3-MP DX-format CMOS (Brand new, unopened)
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Used - Nikon D90 12.3 MP Digital SLR Camera - Black (Body Only) Low Shutter Count!! (Used)
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$350.00
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$350.00
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Used - Nikon D90 Camera w/ 18-105mm & 70-300mm Lens Plus Effects and Macro Lens (Used)
$399.99
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Used - Nikon D90 12.3MP Digital SLR Camera - Black (Body Only) (Used)
$450.00
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Used - Nikon D90 body only (24-25k actuations) (Used)
$479.90
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Used - Nikon D90 12.3MP DSLR Camera Kit w/ VR 18-105 mm Lens w/ bonus items (Used)
$499.00
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$500.00
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Used - Nikon D90 12.3MP Digital SLR body & opt. VR 18-200mm Lens. PRO-CONSUMER Model. (Used)
$549.00
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Refurbished - Nikon D90 digital camera body (Refurbished)
$590.00
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Used - Nikon D90 12.3MP DX CMOS Digital SLR Camera with 18-105mm Nikkor Zoom Lens (Used)
$599.96
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$625.00
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$680.00
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$900.00
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Nikon D90 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Nikon D90 number 403 across all digital cameras.
96
Reviews
35 Reviews + 13 Awards
64
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 88%, based on 35 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Wide range of minimum aperture numbers 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

Should You Buy it Now?

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How Big is the Nikon D90?

The Nikon D90 is 132mm wide and 77mm tall. It is 103mm deep and weighs 620g.

Nikon D90 front dimensions
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Nikon D90 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $600.00 it is in the most expensive 34% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Nikon D90 and the United States price of $600.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £5,580.00 ($5,580.00).

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Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The Nikon D90's sensor megapixels of only 12.9MP is lower than 75% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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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 frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This 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).

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Only 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 the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all cameras the best resolution is 3840 x 3840 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Nikon D90's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 42% 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 camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Nikon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon D90 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Heavier Than Average

The Nikon D90's weight of 620g is in the heaviest 10% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon D90 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has an Audio Recorder

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

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4288 X 2848 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Nikon D90 is 4288 x 2848. That's over four times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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

This Nikon digital 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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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon D90 has an HDMI port. 73% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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850 Battery Life

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

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon D90 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Supports Direct Printing

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

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Features Calendar

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon D90's display diagonal of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 29% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon D90 features flash exposure compensation. 79% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the magnification depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of magnifications are possible with this camera. Hundreds of different lenses are available for Nikon SLRs ranging in magnification from approx 0.5x (8mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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Features Album Organization

The Nikon D90 features album organization. 95% of cameras do not feature album organization.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Nikon D90 has an anti-dust function, unlike 90% of cameras which do not have an anti-dust function.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon 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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Supports Live View

The Nikon D90 supports live view, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not support live view.

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Energy Star Certified

The Nikon D90 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 98% of digital cameras are not Energy Star certified.

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Features Date Imprinting

The Nikon D90 features date imprinting, unlike 93% of cameras which do not feature date imprinting.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon D90 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Nikon D90 has an external flash connector, unlike 86% of digital cameras which do not have an external flash connector.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Nikon D90 has a shoe mounting point, unlike 89% of cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Nikon D90 features multi burst mode. 87% of cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon D90 features brightness adjustment. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon camera1855mm, nikon f3556g, nikon 25446, vba230ae, w18105mm

Barcodes:

00018208096268, 00018208254460, 00018208254484, 00018208854431, 00018208854448, 00018208854684, 00018208854691, 00018208854707, 00018208854714, 00018208854721, 00018208855599, 00018208883066, 00018208883097, 00018208883943, 00018208915705, 00018208915743, 00018209157432, 00182088544482, 00182088546776, 00182088546844, 00182088546912, 00182088547070, 00182088547148, 00182088547216, 00182088548640, 00182088830660, 00182088839434, 00182089157056, 00182089157438, 00635492501768

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