• APS-C 372.9mm2
  • 12.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 3200
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon D90
  • Fujifilm X-T20
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Nikon D90 webpage
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Predecessor: Nikon D80
D80 vs D90
Fujifilm X-T10
X-T10 vs X-T20
Successor: Nikon D7000
D90 vs D7000
Fujifilm X-T30
X-T20 vs X-T30
General
Model Number: D90 X-T20
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: SLR Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $1299.95 $1199.95
Street Price:   $699.00
Date Available: 2008-09-15 2017-02-28
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 40.0 oz (1,133 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
25.2 oz (713 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.2 x 4.1 x 3.0 in.
(132 x 103 x 77 mm)
4.7 x 3.3 x 1.6 in.
(118 x 83 x 41 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 12.3 24.3
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 372.88mm2 (23.60mm x 15.80mm) 368.16mm2 (23.60mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.50 microns 3.93 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG X-Trans 3
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Not needed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 73  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.7  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.5  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 977  
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),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
4000 x 4000 (16.0 MP, 1:1),
4240 x 2832 (12.0 MP, 3:2),
4240 x 2384 (10.1 MP, 16:9),
2832 x 2832 (8.0 MP, 1:1),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
2000 x 2000 (4.0 MP, 1:1),
9600 x 1440 (13.8 MP, Other),
2160 x 9600 (20.7 MP, Other),
6400 x 1440 (9.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 6400 (13.8 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.21), NEF (RAW), 12-bit; RAW+JPEG JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3), .RAF 14-bit RAW (lossless compressed or uncompressed); RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.5 13.7
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (24)
640x424 (24)
320x216 (24)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: Linear PCM 48KHz stereo sound)
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 Fujifilm X
Lens: Nikkor AF-S 18-105mm f/3.5 -5.6G ED VR Fujinon XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS; 14 elements in 10 groups, including 3 aspherical lenses and 1 extra low dispersion element
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 158mm 27 - 84mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 105mm 18 - 55mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.80x 3.06x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 -22 (W), f/5.6 -38 (T) f/2.8 (wide) / f/4 (tele) - f/22
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 67.0mm 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: No No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a 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 Hybrid Phase/Contrast Detect AF: 325 points total, 169 phase-detect points; Single point AF: EVF/LCD: 13x7 / 25x13 (changeable size of AF frame among 5 types), Zone AF: 3x3 / 5x5 / 7x7 from 91 areas on 13x7 grid, Wide/Tracking AF: Up to 18 area; Touch AF supported
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; fixed eye-level pentaprism, 96% coverage, 0.94x mag., 19.5mm eyepoint, -2 to +1 diopter EVF: 0.39-inch 2.36M-dot OLED with 100% coverage, 0.62x magnification (35mm equivalent), 17.5mm eyepoint (from the rear end of the camera's eyepiece), -4 to +2 diopter adjustment, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 2,360,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.63x 0.62x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.94x 0.93x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 27.0x  
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 3200 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 200 200
ISO Settings: Auto, ISO 200-3200, Lo-1=100, Hi-1=6400 AUTO with selectable limit, ISO 200-12800, Extended output sensitivity equivalent ISO 100, 25600 and 51200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, 7 manual modes with fine tuning, color temperature Auto, Daylight, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Underwater, Custom, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/32000 - 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 TTL 256-zones metering; Multi, Spot, Average, Center-weighted
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait Film Simulation modes (PROVIA/Standard, Velvia/Vivid, ASTIA/Soft, Classic Chrome, PRO Neg.Hi, PRO Neg.Std, Black&White, Black&White+Ye Filter, Black&White+R Filter, Black&White+GFilter, Sepia, ACROS, ACROS+Ye Filter, ACROS+R Filter, ACROS+G Filter); Dynamic range setting: AUTO (100-400%), 100%, 200%, 400%; Panorama; Advanced Filters (Toy camera, Miniature, Pop color, High-key, Low-key, Dynamic tone, Soft focus, Partial color [Red / Orange / Yellow / Green / Blue / Purple])
Self Timer: 2 to 20 seconds 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Front-Curtain Sync, Red-Eye Reduction, Red-Eye Reduction with Slow Sync, Slow Sync, and Rear-Curtain Sync; supports Advanced Wireless Lighting system TTL (Flash Auto / Standard / Slow Sync.), Manual, Commander, Off; Sync: 1st Curtain, 2nd Curtain; Red-eye Reduction pre-flash & Red-eye removal, Red-eye Reduction pre-flash Only, Red-eye removal Only, Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 12.0 m / 39.4 ft. 5.0 m / 16.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent GN=5m (ISO 100) or 7m (ISO 200)
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 1/180
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 Trigger Only
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: NEF (RAW), 12-bit; RAW+JPEG .RAF 14-bit RAW (lossless compressed or uncompressed); RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: Linear PCM 48KHz stereo sound)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
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,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired or wireless Threaded cable release, optional wired, Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): HDMI Out, DC In, 10-pin Accessory Port Micro HDMI (Type D), Micro-B USB 2.0, 2.5mm stereo mic/remote jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.36 <0.3
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.35  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 13  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.32 0.64
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.5 13.7
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited 32
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.1 13.7
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 10 25
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.2 13.7
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 7 21
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.21 seconds 0.07 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR): 2.29 seconds  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.519 seconds  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.067 seconds 0.057 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.25 seconds 0.16 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.067 seconds 0.047 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Live View: Full autofocus: 2.294s Prefocused: 0.519s High Performance mode enabled.
Startup Time: 0.3 seconds 1.4 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.3 seconds 1.0 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 2.2 seconds 3.8 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   350 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 850 shots 350 shots
Battery Life, Video:   50 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL3e, optional MB-D80 battery pack Proprietary NP-W126S
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL3e Lithium Ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-W126S Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: PictureProject CD-ROM  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Live View with Face Detection, Dust Reduction, HDMI Output, Scene Recognition System, Active D-Lighting, Picture Control, Extensive In-camera Editing, GPS support. Available in black or silver.