Nikon is pleased to add another level of strength to its assortment of high performance D-SLRs with the introduction of an all-new 12.3-megapixel DX-format camera along with the Nikon 55-200 mm F/4 5.6G ED-IF AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor lens with VR image stabilization and legendary NIKKOR optical quality.
Fusing 12.3-megapixel image quality inherited from the award-winning D300 with groundbreaking features, the D90's breathtaking, low-noise image quality is further advanced with EXPEED image processing. Split-second shutter response and continuous shooting at up to 4.5 frames-per-second provide the power to capture fast action and precise moments perfectly, while Nikon's exclusive Scene Recognition System contributes to faster 11-area autofocus performance, finer white balance detection and more. The D90 delivers the control passionate photographers demand, utilizing comprehensive exposure functions and the intelligence of 3D Color Matrix Metering II. Stunning results come to life on a 3-inch 920,000-dot color LCD monitor, providing accurate image review, Live View composition and brilliant playback of the D90's cinematic-quality 24-fps HD D-Movie mode.
Nikon Digital SLR Image Quality
Exceptional image quality is a prerequisite for all Nikon D-SLRs, and the D90, featuring a new 12.3-megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor, fulfills that essential performance requirement with ease. Borrowing a host of technologies, including low-noise, high ISO performance, from the award-winning D300, the D90 will change the notion of what's expected from an enthusiast D-SLR.
New D-Movie Mode Features 720p HD Cinematic Quality
The D90's creative potential explodes with the capability to record smooth 24fps, motion JPEG sound movie clips. Leveraging the D90's 12.3-megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor, legendary NIKKOR optical quality and the one-button Live View function, the D-Movie Mode gives still photographers a new and exciting way to express themselves in 720p HD.
Comprehensive Feature Set
Compact, yet powerful, the D90 captures up to 4.5 images per second. Accurate 11-point autofocus is now even faster and more intelligent, aided by Nikon's exclusive Scene Recognition System. The unique Nikon 420-pixel 3D Color Matrix II Metering system, now enhanced by EXPEED image processing technologies, delivers extraordinary exposure accuracy-immediately evident when reviewing images on the D90's super-density 3-inch 920,000-dot color LCD monitor.
These are just a few of the highlights that make the Nikon D90 the Nikon D90. The more you learn about the D90, the more you will agree that it offers more of what today's passionate enthusiasts demand - delivering it all in a D-SLR that exceeds expectations.
Nikon 55-200 mm F/4 5.6G ED-IF AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor Lens
Vibration Reduction: Nikon's VR (Vibration Reduction reduces the effects of camera shake, allowing hand-held shooting at up to 3 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible, for dramatically sharper images.
Includes Lens Hood, Soft Lens Case, Front and Rear Caps; Supplied with HB-34 Lens hood; CL-0815 soft Lens Case; LC-52 snap-on Front lens Cap; Lf-1 Rear Lens Cap.
- Ed Glass Element: An ED ( Extra-low Dispersion) Glass element minimized chromatic aberration, contributing to superior optical performance.
- Silent Wave Motor for Fast Quite AF: New compact rod-type Silent wave Motor ( SWM enables ultra-high speed autofocusing with exceptional accuracy and super-quiet operation.
- Focus Mode Switch: Enables quick-switching between A (Autofocus) and M (Manual Focus)
- 9-Blace Rounded Diaphragm: Provides more natural out-of-focus highlights
More D90 Features and Benefits
- 12.3-megapixel DX-format CMOS imaging sensor
Coupled with Nikon's EXPEED image processing technologies and NIKKOR optics, breathtaking image fidelity is assured
- Nikon 55-200 mm F/4 5.6G ED-IF AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor Lens included
Famous NIKKOR optical quality in a compact, versatile design, featuring Nikon VR image stabilization
- Continuous shooting as fast as 4.5 frames-per-second
Combined with fast 0.15ms power-up and split-second 65ms shooting lag, dramatic action and decisive moments are captured easily
- D-Movie Mode - Cinematic 24fps HD with sound
Record cinematic-quality movie clips at up to 720p HD (1280 x 720 pixels) in Motion JPEG format, enhanced by NIKKOR interchangeable lens quality and versatility
- Low noise ISO sensitivity from 200 to 3200
High signal-to-noise components and design deliver exceptional performance, even at high ISO settings
- 3-inch super-density 920,000-dot color LCD monitor
High resolution, 170-degree wide-angle viewing guarantees confident image review and movie playback
- Built-in image sensor cleaning
Effective 4-frequency, ultrasonic sensor cleaning frees image degrading dust particles from the sensor's optical low pass filter
- 11-point AF system with Face Priority
Consistently fast and accurate autofocus, reinforced by the Nikon Scene Recognition System, delivers razor sharpness in a wide variety of conditions
- One-button Live View
Easy Live View access activates 3 contrast detection focus modes including Face Priority AF
- Nikon 3D Color Matrix Metering II with Scene Recognition System
Nikon's renowned 420-pixel RGB 3D Color Matrix Metering II, teamed with the exclusive Scene Recognition System, evaluates images, referencing an on-board database of over 30,000 photographic scenes, for unmatched exposure accuracy
- Comprehensive exposure control
Five Advanced Scene Modes plus Program Auto, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority and Manual
- Auto Active D-Lighting
Selectable and Automatic, Active D-lighting optimizes details within shadows and highlights, taming high-contrasts situations in real time
- Durable, high precision shutter
Testing to over 100,000 cycles assures shutter life and accuracy
- In-Camera Image Editing
Creative freedom stems from exclusive in-camera image editing, featuring Fisheye effect, Straighten and Distortion Control as well as D-Lighting, Red-eye Reduction, Image Overlay, Monochrome and more
- GPS geo-tagging
GP-1 GPS unit (optional) provides automatic real-time geo-tagging.