Lightweight and compact design: Extraordinary Nikon SLR performance in a remarkably small and lightweight camera.
Designed for ease of use: Five icon identified pre-programmmed shooting modes take care of all the details for a wide range of picture taking situations and General Purpose Program for care free shooting.
Designed to let you grow: Convenient controls include Command Dial for maximum control. Complete operational information provided through the exterior LCD and High Eyepoint Viewfinder.
Exceptional Clear Matte V Screen design provides bright and uncluttered view.
Complete selection of exposure modes including Program & Flexible Program, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority and Manual enhance your creative potential.
6-segment 3D Matrix Metering supported by Nikon's on-board DataBase of over 30,000 stored images in all Auto Modes plus classic 75/25 Center Weighted in Manual Mode.
Fast Full-time AF operation with every AF Nikkor lens. Nikon's Dynamic AF technology with Closest Subject Priority automatically selects corresponding AF sensors - all at up to 2.5 frames per second.
Innovative autofocus system features five separate AF detection sensors that cover the top, bottom, center, left and right for fluid and instinctual composition.
Power source: Two 3V CR2 lithium batteries, optional battery pack MB-17 is also available (4 AA type alkaline manganese, lithium, NiCd or NiMH batteries)
Comprehensive features include: Auto Pop-Up Flash in General Purpose Program and Vari-Program Modes, Slow and Rear Sync, Red-Eye Reduction, Red-Eye Reduction with Slow Sync, Remote Control capability, Built-in Diopter, All-mode Depth-of-Field Preview Button, Multiple Exposure Control and AF Assist Illuminator for low light shooting.