Nikon D5000

Nikon introduced the affordable D5000 to its DSLR line in 2008 as a step up to models like the D40 and D60. The D5000 shoots 720p video, and adds an articulating 2.7-inch display for ease of shooting.

  • Status: Discontinued
  • Availability date: 04/2009
  • Price at launch: $849.95

Basic Specs

Camera type DSLR
Sensor size APS-C
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 12.3 megapixels
Articulating / hinged screen Yes
RAW support RAW, RAW + JPEG
Supported media SD, SDHC

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Tech Specs

Pricing (base kit)
SKU description Kit with 18-55mm lens.
Pricing (body only)
Price at launch 729.95 $
Hardware
Camera type DSLR
Width 5 inches
Height 4.09 inches
Depth 3.15 inches
Weight 1.23 pounds
Color Black
Sensor
Sensor size APS-C
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 12.3 megapixels
Controls
Minimum ISO 200
Maximum ISO 6400
Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds) 4000
Slowest shutter speed (n seconds) 30 seconds
Focus points 11
Max. continuous shooting speed 4 FPS
Display
Size 2.7 inches
Resolution 230000 dots
Articulating / hinged screen Yes
Built-in viewfinder Yes
Video
Video capture Yes
Max. resolution 720p
Standard framerate(s) 24
Software
Supported video formats Motion JPEG (M-JPEG)
RAW support RAW, RAW + JPEG
Lens
Interchangeable Yes
Supported mounts Nikon F
Focal length (wide) 18 mm
Focal length (telephoto) 55 mm
Widest aperture / f-stop 3.5
Optical zoom 3.1 x
Image stabilization Yes
Connectivity
GPS Optional
Storage
Supported media SD, SDHC
Audio
Built-in speaker Yes
Built-in microphone Yes
Ports
Video out Yes
Connection(s) Proprietary, Accessory shoe, USB, HDMI
Battery
Model EN-EL9, EN-EL9a
Removable Yes
Flash
Flash Yes (Built-in)
Bundled accessories
Bundled accessories DK-24 Rubber Eyecup
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