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Nikon D7000 16.2MP DX-Format CMOS Digital SLR Camera with 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6 AF-S DX VR ED Nikkor Lens

  • 3.0" LCD Monitor
  • High Speed 6 fps
  • Full 1080p HD Movies

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Nikon D7000

• 16.2 MP DX-format CMOS sensor
• Full 1080p HD Movies with Full Time Autofocus
• 6 fps continuous shooting up to 100 shots

18-105mm f/3.5-5.6 AF-S DX VR ED Nikkor Lens

• 5.8x zoom lens
• Optimized for DX-format
• VR (Vibration Reduction) technology

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Nikon DX


Package Type
Single Lens Kit

Image Sensor

Image Sensor
Image Sensor Size
23.6 x 15.6mm
Gross Pixels
16.9 MP
Effective Pixels
16.2 MP
Dust Cleaning System
Image Processor
(L) 4928 x 2364
(M) 3696 x 2448
(S) 2464 x 1632

White Balance

White Balance
Auto (2 types)
Fluorescent (7 types)
Direct Sunlight
Preset manual (up to 5 values can be stored)
Auto (TTL white balance with 2,016-pixel RGB sensor)
Fine Tune by Kelvin color temperature setting (2,500 K to 10,000K)
Seven manual modes with fine-tuning


Viewfinder Type
Eye-level pentaprism single-lens reflex viewfinder
0.95x Approx.
Dioptric Adjustment
-3 to +1m?¹
Focusing Screen
Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark II with AF area brackets (grid lines can be displayed)
Quick-return type

LCD Monitor

3.0" 921k
LCD Coverage
Brightness Adjustment
7 levels


Focus Type
Nikon Multi-CAM 4800DX autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection
Focusing Modes
Single-servo AF (AF-S)
Continuous-servo (AF-C)
Auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A)
Full-time Servo (AF-A) available in Live View only
Face-Priority AF
Predictive focus tracking automatically activated according to subject status
Wide area
Normal area
Manual focus (M): Electronic rangefinder can be used
AF Points
39 focus points (including 9 cross-type sensors)
Focus Lock
AE-L/AF-L button
Half press of shutter-release button (single-point AF in AF-S)


Exposure Control
Programmed Auto with flexible Program (P)
Shutter-Priority Auto (S)
Aperture-Priority Auto (A)
Manual (M)
Auto (flash off)
Advanced Scene Modes
U1 (user setting 1)
U2 (user setting 2)
Exposure Compensation
±5 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
Metering System
TTL exposure metering using 2,016-pixel RGB sensor
ISO Sensitivity
Hi-1 (ISO-12,800 equivalent) in 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
Hi-2 (ISO 25600 equivalent)
AE Lock


Shutter Type
Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane
Shutter Speed
30-1/8000 sec
2, 5, 10, 20 sec. Timer duration electronically controlled


Flash Control
Auto aperture: Available with SB-900/SB-800 and CPU lens
TTL: i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard i-TTL flash for DSLR using 2,016-pixel RGB sensor available w/ built-in flash and SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, SB-600 or SB-400 (i-TTL balanced fill-flash available when matrix or center-weighted metering is selected
Non-TTL auto: Supported flash units include SB-900, SB-800, SB-28, SB-27 and SB-22S
Distance priority manual: Available with SB-900, SB-800 and SB-700

Drive System

Continuous Shooting Speed
CH: Up to 6 frames per second
CL: Up to 5 frames per second
Maximum Burst
6 frames per second
(CIPA guidelines)


Scene Modes
Night Portrait
Night Landscape
Party / Indoor
Beach / Snow
Dusk / Dawn
Pet Portrait
Autumn Colors
High Key
Low Key
Full frame
Thumbnail (4, 9 or 72 segments)
Movie Playback
Histogram display
Auto image rotation
Shooting data
Highlight point display
Sound playback

Recording System

File Format
NEF (RAW): lossless compressed or compressed 12 or 14 bit
JPEG: JPEG-baseline-compliant; can be selected from Size Priority and Optimal Quality
Recording Media


Movie Recording
1,920 × 1,080 (24p); 24 fps
1,280 × 720 (24p); 24 fps
1,280 × 720 (30p); 30 fps
640 × 424 (30p); 30 fps
Max. Recording Resolution
1920 x 1080


Compatible Lenses
Type G or D AF NIKKOR: All functions supported
IX Nikkor lenses cannot be used
DX AF NIKKOR: All functions possible
AF-NIKKOR for F3AF not supported
Other AF NIKKOR: All functions supported except autofocus and 3D color matrix metering II
AI-P NIKKOR: All functions supported except 3D color matrix metering II
PC Micro-NIKKOR does not support some functions
Non-CPU: Can be used in modes A and M; color matrix metering and aperture value display supported if user provides lens data (AI lenses only)
Electronic rangefinder can be used if maximum aperture is f/5.6 or faster
Lens Mount
Nikon F bayonet mount


A/V Out
Stereo Microphone Input

Power Source

EN-EL15 Lithium-ion Battery
Battery Life
1,050 shots (CIPA)

Dimensions & Weight

5.2" x 4.1" x 3.0"
1.52 lbs.


with 18-105mm Lens
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  • Teresa F.
  • 8/1/2012 4:21:03 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

5 out of 5 eggsgreat

Pros: Easy to use quiet shutter takes amazing photos. The lens is great and takes beautiful close ups.

Cons: None so far

Other Thoughts: Someone purchased this camera for me from new egg

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  • JAMES D.
  • 7/8/2012 10:14:28 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsLove my D7000

Pros: Works as advertised!

Cons: None

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  • Matthew H.
  • 4/5/2012 1:31:00 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsProfessional or Entry Level Camera

Pros: I can't say enough good about this. I run a photo club at the local high school and do some on the side shooting for weddings and sell landscape photography. This camera has worked in every situation I through at it. I didn't buy it from NewEgg because they didn't have it yet but NewEgg has never let me down on a purchase. This is a great camera for pro photography or entry level. It is well constructed and when I compared it to the current pro full frame DSLR's it has come out on top almost every time. I love how easily it hooks up to all our studio equipment.

List of Highlights: Fantastic picture sharpness, fast focus, great low noise at higher ISO, built in focusing system for lenses that don't have it built in, colors ver accurate, lots of options for pro studio shooting and equipment, lots of customization, 2 user settings (I use one for landscapes and one for portraits), RAW + JPEG is nice and can be split between two SD Cards, Fast continuous shooting, easy access to contro

Cons: Not really cons but I felt I should mention:
Heavy but not a con because I know it has solid construction like the pro cameras which add to the weight and it is well balanced once you through a good lens on it. It would be nice to be full frame but that would make it a different kind of camera and a very different price range.

Other Thoughts: Unless you want a full frame camera this is the best Nikon offers and it is better then some of the full framers as well. IMO I think it is better then the current lineup of other brand DSLRs the same price range. You won't go wrong with this camera.

Not allowed to leave links to example shots but you can search Flickr D7000 photos.

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  • Michelle B.
  • 4/1/2012 11:32:52 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsFantastic

Pros: *Low-Light improvement
*Video Improvement
*Dual-Card Memory Slot
*Better Control Layout over D90 but with almost identical menu layout for easy upgrading

Cons: *Kit lens is just or beginners

Other Thoughts: Having upgraded to the D7000 from the popular D90 was a logical step. Lower ISO end and higher end ISO, adding dual-card slots, adding virtual horizon in live mode all made sense. Bumping the mp up to 16 gives you better quality RAW files.

~~I would not suggest you to buy this as your very first DSLR camera. Why do I say that? Simple. I am a true believer that you get good lenses and a lower end body before making the natural transition to a better body. Camera lenses like the Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8 or the 35mm f/1.4 are lenses you will keep for your lifetime.

But if you allready have the glass that you want, and are using the D3100/5100/60/70/80/90 then this is the camera for you.

This is a DX camera meaning that it uses a smaller cropped sensor while the professional FX cameras use a full frame sensor. This will mean little to you if you are never going into photography as your main line of work since the current FX nikon model bodies will run you between $3k and up

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  • Corey C.
  • 8/3/2011 8:04:44 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsD7000 = Amazing

Pros: Over all the best camera I've every felt for the money. I have been a huge canon guy for years but this camera changed all that. The colors pop so well. The af system is completely flawless. Grab this camera and dont look back. I would recommend this camera to anyone

Cons: None

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  • Janaka W.
  • 2/20/2011 8:22:42 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Best camera/sensor

Cons: Was forced to buy it with rubbish consumer zoom kit since body only was out of stock

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  • Przemyslaw W.
  • 2/10/2011 9:44:31 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggsJust amazing!

Pros: I love this cam, as said before the low light is wonderful
also the kit lens do a good job.

overall its a great investment for years to come.

Cons: none

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  • Dennis Z.
  • 2/10/2011 7:54:42 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsSolid Performer

Pros: All the stuff that everyone lists off the marketing specs.
+ modeling flash
+ depth of field preview
+ super battery life
+ Comes with a LCD protector (my D5K didn't)

Cons: Not all that much better than a D3100 or D5000
+ A lot of specification hype / marketing overload
+ shutter release button felt better on the D5K
+ ISO performance claims seem a little over the top

Other Thoughts: A great camera, no question. However, I'll be honest, to me it wasn't worth the upgrade from my previous camera (Nikon D5K). I take a lot of photos each month and consider myself more than an everyday amatuer. I like good equipment, but this is too good in ways. The 7K menu systems and overall feel of the camera are similar to my 5K. The extra/new features on the 7K are really nice, but you can do 99.5% of the same shots on a D5K as long as you know what you're doing. Unless you are very particular about your equipment, or if money is no object, I'd stay with either a D5K or the D3100. In my opinion the 7K is more camera than I needed. Most of the reviews list all the "marketing specificaitons" off the box... so I won't repeat them here. I do like the depth of field preview button, the modeling flash feature, and extended battery life (things that are not on the 5K or 3100). I think the high ISO performance is overrated on the 7K. I overbought on features in this case, LOL.

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  • Alisa N.
  • 2/8/2011 10:56:15 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNIKON D7000


Cons: NONE


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  • Edgar Z.
  • 12/3/2010 5:16:19 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBleeding edge camera

Pros: Lots can be said, and has been elsewhere (dpreview, etc.). Bottom line, however is this:

This is the best low light photography currently on the market. The camera is capable of clear, usable pictures a ISO 12,000, and even 25,000. With the right lens, this basically means taking hand-held, no flash, frame-able pictures in candlelight.

Beyond that, there is a long list of features to mention. It gives everything one would expect from a $1200 DSLR body, but noteworthy are things like:
- dual SD card slots, the 2nd one settable as realtime back-up of 1st, or as expanded space
- HD Video capability with your best SLR glass and autofocus
- 16MP at 6 FPS, 14 Bit RAW files
- HDMI, USB and various AV outputs
- multiple ways to change settings, including dedicated buttons, dual logically used multi-purpose spinners, and a nice INFO screen
- Spectacular color handling, with more wide-ranging and subtle in-camera capabilities than ever before.
- I'm out of letters - go read othe

Cons: Price/capabilities trade-offs are always tricky, and Nikon has done a good job of focusing on features more than a price point. Still, a couple of things could have been done, that weren't
- Still in USB2 mode. Why not USB3?
- no 1-button 100% zoom capability. Standard feature on my old D200, but missing here. Why? No excuse - It's just programming! Hopefully, there will be a firmware update to add this.

Other Thoughts: Nikon has, once again, set another new high-water mark in DSLR camera bodies. While this body offers substantial improvement over previous models (D90, D300, and even in some sense D700), in 6 or 12 months Nikon will surely surpass this body. This body is not a clear successor to either D90 or D300, but rather something in the middle. The ergonomics line up more with D90, while capabilities are mostly d300 successor.

I shot a d200 for years. The capabilities of D7000 are wonderful, but the "feel" is definitely more light-weight. It will take some getting used to the different button layout.

All told, though, the low-light performance is amazing. I snap on a f/1.4 lens, spin up to ISO 6400, and go out into the evening, comfortably tripod-less.

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