Nikon D5000
Nikon D5000
Top 33%1,625 points
Top 33%
Top specs and features

Nikon D5000: 65 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

12.3MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.6 x 15.8mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
11
Sony Alpha a9: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
4fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
868ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Nikon D5000
27% have it

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
72
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98

8. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
6400ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO

9. weight

560g
HTC Re: 65.5g

10. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
510shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

11. video recording

720 x 24fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
22.7bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits

13. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/4000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s

14. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Nikon D5000
11% have it

15. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
12.5Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs

16. width

127mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

17. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
230k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots

18. volume

1056.64cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³

19. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon D5000
25% have it

20. battery power

1080mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh

21. height

104mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm

22. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Nikon D5000
46% have it

23. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Nikon D5000
30% have it

24. thickness

80mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm

25. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Nikon D5000
72% have it

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