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Model Name: Nikon Df 
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Successor:  
General
Model Number: Df
Camera Format: Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured:
Retail Price: $2999.95
Street Price: $2,746.95
Date Available: 2013-11-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 34.7 oz (983 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.6 x 4.3 x 2.6 in.
(144 x 110 x 67 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 16.2
Sensor Format: 35mm
Sensor size: 860.4mm2 (36.00mm x 23.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 7.31 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4928 x 3280 (16.2 MP, 3:2),
3696 x 2456 (9.1 MP, 3:2),
2464 x 1640 (4.0 MP, 3:2),
3200 x 2128 (6.8 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1592 (3.8 MP, Other),
1600 x 1064 (1.7 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed; TIFF (RGB)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.4
Video Capture
Can take movies: No
Movie Resolution:
Movie File Format:  
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon F
Lens: AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G Special Edition
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 50 mm
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x
Aperture Range: f/1.8 - f/16; 7 diaphragm blades (circular)
Normal Focus Range: 45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Filter Thread: 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: 39-point (9 cross type) TTL phase detection with 3D focus tracking via Nikon Multi-CAM 4800FX; Contrast-detect AF in Live View modes
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical
Viewfinder Type: SLR; eye-level pentaprism, fixed Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VIII focusing screen, 100% coverage, 0.7x magnification, 15mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Top Deck Display: Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 12,800, plus down to 50 in Lo-1, up to 204,800 in Hi-4
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto (2 types), Incandescent, Fluorescent (7 types), Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Preset manual (up to 4), Color temperature (2500-10000K), all with fine-tuning
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 2016-pixel 3D Color Matrix Metering III, Center-weighted (75% given to 8, 12, 15 or 20mm circle), Spot (4mm) centered on selected focus area
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Built-in HDR mode
Self Timer: 2/5/10/20s; 1-9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No
Flash Modes: Front curtain sync, slow sync, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction with slow sync, slow rear-curtain sync, Auto FP High-Speed Sync supported
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: ISO 518 hot-shoe contact; safety lock provided; PC Sync terminal
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format: NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed; TIFF (RGB)
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format:  
Included Memory: No memory included
Included Memory Type:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional cable release, wired, wireless
Connections (extended): Type-C Mini HDMI, Accessory Terminal
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs): 0.54
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format): Unlimited
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 0.54
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): Unlimited
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 5.38
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): Unlimited
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: ~ 0.27
Shutter Lag (manual focus): ~ <0.2
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus): ~ <0.2
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
Shutter Lag (notes): Full AF lag, wide-area mode, OVF = 0.493s Full AF lag, Live View = 1.388s Prefocused, Live View = 0.233s
Startup Time: 0.55
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record Time: 0.32
Record -> Play Max Res Time:  
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 13,378
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL14a
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL14a Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View):  
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF): 1400
Software
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in two-tone silver and black, or black.



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