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Nikon D5 vs. Nikon D3000

It's never been easier to decide which camera is the best choice for you. Below, we'll look at more specs than you can shake a stick at.

Nikon D5

Resolution:
21 megapixels
Screen Size:
3.2" screen
Sensor Type:
Full frame sensor
Release Date:
1/5/2016
LCD Movement:
Fixed
Autofocus Details:
Contrast Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi-area
Selective single-point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
Live View
Autofocus Light?:
No
Battery Type:
Battery Pack
Battery Specs:
EN-EL18a lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life:
3780
Type:
Large SLR
Built-In Flash?:
No
Color Filter:
Primary color filter
Continuous Drive:
14.0 fps
Custom White Balance:
Yes (6 slots)
Dimensions:
160 x 159 x 92 mm (6.3 x 6.26 x 3.62")
Drive Modes:
Effective Pixels:
21 megapixels
Sealed / Weather-Proof?:
Yes
Exposure Compensation:
+/-5 (at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
Exposure Modes:
External Flash:
Yes (via hot shoe and flash sync port)
File Format:
Flash Modes:
Flash Range:
Focal Length Equivalent:
Format:
MPEG-4, H.264
GPS:
Optional
HDMI:
Yes (mini-HDMI)
ISO:
Auto, 100-102400 (expandable to 50-3280000)
Aspect Ratio(s):
1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2
Image Stabilization:
No
JPG Quality Levels:
Fine, normal, basic
Live View:
Yes
Manual Exposure Mode:
Yes
Manual Focus:
Maximum Resolution:
5588 x 3712
Maximum Aperture:
Maximum Shutter Speed:
1/8000 sec
Microphone?:
Stereo
Minimum Shutter Speed:
30 sec
Number of Focal Points:
153
Orientation Sensor?:
Yes
Processor:
EXPEED 5
Remote Control?:
Yes (wired, wireless, smartphone)
Screen Dots:
2359
Screen Size:
3.2"
Screen Type:
TFT LCD
Self Timer?:
Yes (2, 5, 10, 20 secs)
Photo Detectors:
21 megapixels
Sensor Size:
Full frame (35.9 x 23.9 mm)
Sensor Type:
CMOS
Shutter Priority:
Yes
Speaker?:
Mono
Storage Types:
Dual CompactFlash or dual XQD
Subject / Scene Modes:
No
Timelapse Recording:
Yes
Touch Screen?:
Yes
USB:
USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
Uncompressed Formats:
RAW
Video:
1.5X crop mode with DX lenses
Viewfinder:
Optical (pentaprism)
White Balance Bracketing:
Yes
Weight (With Battery Installed):
1415 g (3.12 lb / 49.91 oz)
White Balance Presets:
12
Metering Mode Details:
Multi
Center-weighted
Highlight-weighted
ASIN(s):
B01A7Q0DVM
Maximum ISO (Boosted):
3280000
Wireless:
Optional
Body Construction Material:
Magnesium alloy
Color Space:
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Headphone Port?:
Yes
Microphone Port?:
Yes
MSRP:
$6499/ยฃ5729
AE Bracketing:
+/-5 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
Flash Sync Speed:
1/250 sec
Wireless:
Requires WT-5A or WT-6A
Lens Mount:
Nikon F

Nikon D3000

Resolution:
10 megapixels
Screen Size:
3" screen
Sensor Type:
APS-C sensor
Release Date:
7/30/2009
LCD Movement:
Fixed
Autofocus Details:
Contrast Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi-area
Single
Continuous




Autofocus Light?:
Battery Type:
Battery Pack
Battery Specs:
Lithium-Ion EN-EL9a rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life:
500
Type:
Compact SLR
Built-In Flash?:
Yes (pop-up)
Color Filter:
Continuous Drive:
3.0 fps
Custom White Balance:
Yes (5)
Dimensions:
126 x 97 x 64 mm (4.96 x 3.82 x 2.52")
Drive Modes:
Effective Pixels:
10 megapixels
Sealed / Weather-Proof?:
No
Exposure Compensation:
+/-5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Exposure Modes:
External Flash:
Yes (Hot-shoe)
File Format:
Flash Modes:
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Flash Range:
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
Focal Length Equivalent:
Format:
GPS:
None
HDMI:
No
ISO:
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, (plus 3200 with boost)
Aspect Ratio(s):
0.12638888889
Image Stabilization:
No
JPG Quality Levels:
Fine, Normal, Basic
Live View:
No
Manual Exposure Mode:
Yes
Manual Focus:
Yes
Maximum Resolution:
3872 x 2592
Maximum Aperture:
Maximum Shutter Speed:
1/4000 sec
Microphone?:
None
Minimum Shutter Speed:
30 sec
Number of Focal Points:
11
Orientation Sensor?:
Yes
Processor:
Expeed
Remote Control?:
Yes (Optional ML-L3)
Screen Dots:
230000
Screen Size:
3"
Screen Type:
Self Timer?:
Yes (2, 5, 10 or 20 sec)
Photo Detectors:
11 megapixels
Sensor Size:
APS-C (23.6 x 15.8 mm)
Sensor Type:
CCD
Shutter Priority:
Yes
Speaker?:
None
Storage Types:
SD/SDHC card
Subject / Scene Modes:
Yes
Timelapse Recording:
No
Touch Screen?:
No
USB:
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Uncompressed Formats:
RAW
Video:
Viewfinder:
Optical (pentamirror)
White Balance Bracketing:
No
Weight (With Battery Installed):
536 g (1.18 lb / 18.91 oz)
White Balance Presets:
12
Metering Mode Details:
Multi
Center-weighted
Spot
ASIN(s):
B002JCSV5I
Maximum ISO (Boosted):
3200
Wireless:
Eye-Fi Connected
Body Construction Material:
Color Space:
Headphone Port?:
Microphone Port?:
MSRP:
AE Bracketing:
Flash Sync Speed:
Wireless:
Lens Mount:
Nikon F