• APS-C 372.9mm2
  • 12.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 3200
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon D5000
  • Canon EOS 77D
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Predecessor: Nikon D60
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Canon T6s
T6s vs 77D
Successor: Nikon D5100
D5000 vs D5100
 
General
Model Number: D5000 77D
Alternate Model Number(s):   9000D
Camera Format: SLR SLR
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $849.95 $1499.00
Street Price:   $549.00
Date Available: 2009-04-30 2017-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 20.7 oz (588 g)
includes batteries
37.2 oz (1,055 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.0 x 4.1 x 3.1 in.
(127 x 104 x 80 mm)
5.2 x 3.9 x 3.0 in.
(131 x 100 x 76 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Canon
Effective Megapixels: 12.3 24.2
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 372.88mm2 (23.60mm x 15.80mm) 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.50 microns 3.72 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 72 78
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.7 23.6
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.5 13.3
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 868 971
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4288 x 2848 (12.2 MP, Other),
3216 x 2136 (6.9 MP, Other),
2144 x 1424 (3.1 MP, Other)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
3984 x 2656 (10.6 MP, 3:2),
2976 x 1984 (5.9 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3368 (20.2 MP, 16:9),
3984 x 2240 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
2976 x 1824 (5.4 MP, Other),
2400 x 1344 (3.2 MP, Other),
5328 x 4000 (21.3 MP, 4:3),
3552 x 2664 (9.5 MP, 4:3),
2656 x 1992 (5.3 MP, 4:3),
2112 x 1600 (3.4 MP, Other),
4000 x 4000 (16.0 MP, 1:1),
2656 x 2656 (7.1 MP, 1:1),
1984 x 1984 (3.9 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1600 (2.6 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.21), NEF (RAW), 12-bit JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit .CR2 RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.0 6.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: No Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (24)
640x424 (24)
320x216 (24)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) MOV (Video: H.264, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM); MP4 (Video: H.264, Audio: AAC)
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon F Canon EF/EF-S
Lens: NIKKOR AF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G DX VR Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 84mm 29 - 216mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 18 - 135mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x 7.50x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 -22 (W), f/5.6 -36 (T) f/3.5 - f/22 (wide) / f/5.6 - f/36 (tele)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 28 cm to Infinity
11.0 in to Infinity
39 cm to Infinity
15.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 52.0mm 67.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 11 point TTL phase detection with 3D focus tracking by Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 OVF: AF-dedicated CMOS sensor, 45-points, up to 45 cross-type (f/5.6), 1 dual-cross (f/2.8 and f/5.6), 27 support f/8 (9 cross-type); Live View: Dual-Pixel CMOS AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.78x mag., 17.5mm eyepoint, -2 to +1 diopter SLR type; eye-level pentamirror, ~95% coverage, ~0.82x magnification, 19mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.52x 0.51x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.78x 0.82x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 1,040,000 dots (346,600 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes
Selfie Screen: Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 27.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 3200 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 200 100
ISO Settings: 200-3200, Lo-1=100, Hi-1=6400 Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1EV steps, Expandable to 51200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, 12 manual modes with fine tuning, Custom Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 3D Color Matrix Metering II (420-pixel RGB), Center-weighted, Spot 7,560-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor: 63-zone Evaluative (linked to all AF points), Center-weighted, Partial (6.0%), Spot (3.5%)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: 19 automatic Scene Modes, including Sports, Portrait, Candlelight, Silhouette, Autumn Colors Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Special Scene (Group Photo, Kids, Food, Candlelight, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control), Flash Off, Creative Filters (Grainy B/W, Soft Focus, Fish-eye, Water-painting, Toy Camera, Miniature, HDR Art (Standard/Vivid/Bold/Embossed)
Self Timer: 2 to 20 seconds 10 or 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, fill-flash, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with red-eye correction, and rear curtain with slow sync E-TTL II, Manual
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 13.0 m / 42.7 ft. 12.0 m / 39.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent Lens aperture dependent; GN= 12m (39.4 ft.) at ISO 100, works out to about 11.2 feet at f/3.5 and 7 feet at f/5.6
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: NEF (RAW), 12-bit 14-bit .CR2 RAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) MOV (Video: H.264, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM); MP4 (Video: H.264, Audio: AAC)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: Yes
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired or wireless Optional wired, IR wireless, Bluetooth or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): HDMI Out, DC In, Remote control / GPS terminal Mini (Type-C) HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone Jack, Wired Remote Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.49 <0.3
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.52  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.56 <0.3
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.0 6.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 100 167
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.0 6.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 10 23
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.0 6.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 7 21
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.28 seconds 0.09 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR): 2.30 seconds  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.542 seconds 0.071 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.174 seconds 0.087 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.29 seconds 0.25 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.085 seconds 0.068 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 0.4 seconds 0.4 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.1 seconds 0.2 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 4.7 seconds 3.1 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   270 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 510 shots 600 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL9a Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL9a Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: PictureProject CD-ROM  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 2.7" Vari-angle LCD, 720p D-Movie mode with sound, 19 Auto-exposure Scene modes, One-button Live View, GPS geo-tagging (with optional GP-1 GPS unit).