Nikon Df Review

Overall Score

66

Main Features

  • 16 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • 6 fps continuous shooting
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 144 x 110 x 67 mm, 760g.
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Nikon Df Overview


First introduced in December, 2013, Nikon Df is a 16 MP DSLR with a Full frame (36 x 23.9 mm) sized CMOS sensor.


Nikon Df comes with a Full Frame sensor - 36 x 23.9 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 43.21 mm

- Full Frame, approximate the actual size shown above

Sensor resolution of Nikon Df ~ 4915 x 3255 pixels.

Nikon Df has Crop Factor: 1.0

The sensor has a surface area of 860.4 mm².

There are approximate 15,998,325 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Nikon Df


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Df with competitors in semi-pro dslr cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Optical Viewfinder
RAW Support
921k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Focus
Environmental Sealing
9 Cross Focus Points
Flash Sync Port
External Flash
AF Face Detection
12800 Max Native ISO
6.0 fps Continuous Shooting
1400 shots Long Battery Life
Manual Exposure Mode
39 Focus Points
3 AE Bracketing Range
Focus Bracketing
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Image Stabilization
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
Weight: 760g
Type Scores

Nikon Df has an Overall Score of 66/100 and ranked #84 out of 205 in DSLR cameras, and ranked #212 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Nikon Df Scores
Imaging score
75
Features score
54
Value for money score
75
Portability score
73
Overall score
66
Average Scores in Semi-Pro DSLR
Imaging Score
55
Features Score
58
Value For Money Score
73
Portability Score
70
Overall score
61

Physical Dimensions of Nikon Df


Nikon Df weighs 760g and has external dimensions of 144 x 110 x 67mm (5.67 x 4.33 x 2.64"). Considering that the average weight of Semi-Pro DSLR cameras is 783g, Nikon Df is 23 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Semi-Pro DSLR Cameras


Nikon Df
760g
Average weight
783g
Min weight
479g
Max weight
1074g

Thickness Comparison
Semi-Pro DSLR Cameras


Nikon Df
67mm
Average Thickness
75mm
Min Thickness
64mm
Max Thickness
86mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Df with the dimensions:

Nikon Df

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Df Dimensions Df
Nikon D750 Nikon D750 840 g 760 g 141 x 113 x 78 mm 144 x 110 x 67 mm
Nikon D810 Nikon D810 980 g 760 g 146 x 123 x 82 mm 144 x 110 x 67 mm
Nikon D610 Nikon D610 850 g 760 g 141 x 113 x 82 mm 144 x 110 x 67 mm
Nikon D500 Nikon D500 860 g 760 g 147 x 115 x 81 mm 144 x 110 x 67 mm
Nikon D3S Nikon D3S 1240 g 760 g 160 x 157 x 88 mm 144 x 110 x 67 mm
Canon EOS 6D Canon 6D 770 g 760 g 145 x 111 x 71 mm 144 x 110 x 67 mm
Nikon D7200 Nikon D7200 765 g 760 g 136 x 107 x 76 mm 144 x 110 x 67 mm
Nikon D4 Nikon D4 1340 g 760 g 160 x 157 x 91 mm 144 x 110 x 67 mm

Specifications of Nikon Df


General
Brand Nikon
Model Df
Announced December, 2013
Body Type Mid-size SLR
Lens
Lens Mount Nikon F
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1
Number of Lenses 305
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 921k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.7
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 39
Number of Cross Focus Points 9
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 6.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes Auto FP High-speed sync, front-curtain sync, rear-curtain sync, redeye reduction,
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 36 x 23.9 mm
Sensor Area 860.4 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4928 x 3280
Max Native ISO 12800
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 204800
Min Boosted ISO 50
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution None
Video Formats
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Optional
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 1400 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model EN-EL14,EN-EL14a
Physical
Weight 760 g
Physical Dimensions 144 x 110 x 67 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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